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Nov 21, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Legal and Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health in New Jersey is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Nov 21, 2019 at Holiday Inn Philadelphia-Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ / 6.25 Ethics continuing education credits. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Counselors • Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • AODA Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselors • Health Information Managers • Nurses • Medical Records Professionals Conference Description: Without the proper legal awareness needed to stay in compliance, you may face grave legal and financial consequences. This seminar will show you how to continue to help the people you’ve been trained to help while still protecting yourself from many legal pitfalls. If you attend only one seminar this year, make it this one. Join attorney Lois Fenner for an entertaining and enlightening day and leave with a greater understanding of the latest New Jersey laws as they relate to behavioral health. You will take home practical strategies to minimize and manage legal and ethical risks and you will learn how to immediately implement these risk reducing strategies into your practice. Conference Objectives are: • Establish practices for ensuring HIPAA compliance to protect client’s privacy and minimize risk of litigation. • Compare the different requirements for release of protected health information via subpoenas and court orders. • Explore the legal and ethical considerations for the treatment of minor populations in New Jersey with regard to age of consent, confidentiality and custody concerns. • Differentiate between the processes for voluntary and involuntary commitment for treatment and determine the clinician’s role in each. • Develop policies on ethical issues such as restraints, seclusion and informed consent. • Designate the treatment provider’s responsibilities relating to mental health issues and duty to warn law in New Jersey. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations for Advanced Practice Clinicians - Cherry Hill (Dec 04, 2019)
Dec 04, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $250 | Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations for Advanced Practice Clinicians is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 04, 2019 at Holiday Inn Philadelphia-Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Nurses • Advanced Practice Nurses • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Pharmacists • Nurse Practitioners • Physician Assistants Course Description: Attend this seminar and learn proper prescribing, patient education and monitoring procedures for a variety of drug regimens used to treat common acute and chronic infectious diseases. Choosing an antibacterial agent can be challenging, given the plethora of drugs available on the market and the emerging trend in bacterial resistance. You will learn the pharmacology of different classes of antimicrobials used to treat infectious disease states encountered in clinical practice. Discover the spectrums of activity, pharmacokinetic characteristics and parameters for monitoring therapeutic outcomes. Emphasis is placed on the new antimicrobials and advances in evidence-based treatment guidelines. You will leave this seminar better prepared to design appropriate and cost-effective drug regimens for improved therapeutic outcomes. Learning Objectives: • Analyze the major classes of antibiotics and their pharmacokinetic characteristics. • Apply current evidenced-based approaches to select appropriate treatment regimens for common infections encountered in clinical practice. • Prescribe antimicrobials based on empiric dosing recommendations. • Plan goals of therapy and parameters for monitoring therapeutic response to antimicrobials. • Recommend specific antimicrobial therapeutic drug monitoring to maximize efficacy and minimize toxicities (e.g., vancomycin and aminoglycosides). • Develop preventative strategies to limit antimicrobial resistance. • Design patient and caregiver education on the proper use of antimicrobials.
Autism Meltdowns in Children and Adolescents: Practical Strategies for Prevention, Intervention and Postvention (Dec 06, 2019)
Dec 06, 2019 | CE Hours 6.25 | USD $250 | Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Autism Meltdowns in Children and Adolescents: Practical Strategies for Prevention, Intervention and Postvention is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 06, 2019 at Holiday Inn Philadelphia-Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 hours of continuing education credit / 6.0 contact hours. Target Audience: • Speech-Language Pathologists & Speech-Language Pathology Assistants • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Special & General Educators • School Guidance Counselors • School Administrators • Educational Paraprofessionals • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • School Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants • Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children Description: Do you work with children and adolescents with autism who exhibit behaviors that interfere with their ability to effectively and efficiently navigate their environment? They appear willful, obnoxious, over reactive and unfeeling. They lose control of their ability to cope or regulate their behavior, which can send them spiraling into a meltdown. And, you feel frustrated, powerless and helpless after each meltdown. Drawing on over 40 years of professional and personal experience, Timothy will lead you through dynamic discussion, video case examples and demonstrations providing dozens of strategies you can implement immediately with these children/adolescents – in any setting. Walk away with an array of practical strategies for: • Preventing and de-escalating meltdowns • Teaching and promoting appropriate behaviors • Providing instructional consequences/replacement behaviors • Developing self-control and self-management skills • … and more! “Teach them in the way they learn” will be a mantra throughout the seminar. Objectives: • Analyze functions of behavior to determine if a child with autism is having a tantrum or meltdown to inform intervention strategies. • Implement intervention strategies to target social-communication skills deficits and subsequent behavior difficulties in children with autism. • Employ a “breathe card” and emotions chart as intervention strategies to develop self-control and self-management skills in children with autism. • Design optimal therapy/classroom environment to manage overstimulation and sensory breakdowns in children with autism. • Determine specific intervention strategies to defuse explosive behaviors and de-escalate meltdowns in children with autism. • Integrate change of schedule cues and transition markers in therapy/classroom to reduce symptoms of anxiety in children with autism.
Play Therapy: Attachment-Based Treatment Interventions for Trauma, Anxiety, OCD and More! (Dec 11, 2019)
Dec 11, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $250 | Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Play Therapy: Attachment-Based Treatment Interventions for Trauma, Anxiety, OCD and More! is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 11, 2019 at Holiday Inn Philadelphia-Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 Contact hours / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ / 6.25 Hours of Continuing education Credit. Target Audience: • Play Therapists • Psychologists • Counselors • Social Workers • Educators • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Speech-Language Pathologists Description: Play Therapy is an incredible communication tool for children. Children speak the language of play and the toys are their words. Play therapy allows children to: • Manage anger and express thoughts and feelings • Improve self-control and boost self-esteem • Reduce fear, anxiety and depression • Heal trauma You will leave with a toolbox filled with ready to use Play Therapy techniques that you can immediately implement in your work with children and also adapt for clients of all ages. Attend this workshop and you will learn how to communicate with children through play, strengthen relationships, help children regulate their minds and bodies, and to help them create a safe space to heal. Experience the fun-filled power of play therapy and other expressive arts modalities. Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT, will show you how to effectively use sand trays, bibliotherapy, mindfulness and so many other powerful techniques. Much of this conference will include active learning and hands-on participation. Get ready to learn and have fun! Objectives: • Assess anxiety symptoms through play therapy techniques to better inform treatment outcomes. • Consider the ethical implications and clinical limitations of using play therapy in clinical practice. • Incorporate attachment-based play activities into your practice to improve client engagement in treatment. • Determine the neurobiological implications of using play therapy among clients with various diagnoses. • Develop a plan for introducing play therapy into clinical practice for treatment resistant and challenging children and families. • Characterize how play therapy can reframe trauma experiences, increase self-regulation and connect to a mind-body awareness.
Dec 12, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $250 | Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Mastering Lab Interpretation: Deciphering the Hidden Clues is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 12, 2019 at Holiday Inn Philadelphia-Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Physicians • Physician Assistants • Physical Therapists • Occupational Therapists Course Description: The lab work you have been patiently waiting for comes back normal… yet you know something just isn't right! Do you know how to decipher the hidden clues and prepare for possible complications? Do you wish you had more confidence in your interpretation skills? Look beyond the numbers and finally understand what the values mean. Master lab interpretation with this cutting-edge program that will provide you with in-depth knowledge of the full spectrum of lab tests used today. Learn the hidden clues of labs, understand why they are ordered, discern the pathophysiology behind abnormal values, and anticipate the types of symptoms your patient will show as the values deteriorate or improve. Sign up today and gain the confidence you need to manage the next patient emergency. Objectives: • Evaluate results of Coagulation Studies (PT/INT and PTT). • Analyze a Complete Blood Count with Differential and discuss clinical applications (Anemias, Left Shifts, Infections, etc.). • Recognize the clinical implications of metabolic panels. • Distinguish between life-threatening electrolyte imbalances, as well as potential causes and remedies. • Predict renal function based on BUN, Creatinine, BUN/CR ratio, and GFR. • Interpret cardiac panel results in a suspected acute myocardial infarction. • Analyze blood gases and discuss clinical implications. • Differentiate between bacterial meningitis and viral meningitis based on lumbar puncture findings. • Recognize the key clinical indicators and implications for infection on a urinalysis.
Dec 17, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $250 | Cherry Hill, New Jersey
The Ultimate Hands-On Wound Care Clinical Lab is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 17, 2019 at Holiday Inn Philadelphia - Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact Hours. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Nurse Educators • Physician Assistants • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Nursing Home Administrators • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants Course Description: In healthcare facilities across the country, billions of dollars are being spent annually on the treatment of skin care and wound management. You are on the front lines of providing care to patients with a variety of skin and wound conditions, and play a critical role in patient outcomes and your facility's reimbursement for services. There is no better way to learn all of the skills you need to provide state-of-the-art care for your patients than through Hands-On Clinical Labs. Attend this highly interactive seminar and learn wound care assessment skills by DOING! Through the use of wound care teaching models, wound care expert, Kim Saunders, will teach you proper wound assessment techniques. The Hands-On Clinical Lab will add a live, hands-on component to learning that will enhance your retention of skills and techniques covered. Practice identification, measurement and the applications of various products on life-like wound care models. These models provide a life-like simulation to allow for improved assessment of a wide variety of commonly-seen wound care presentations, including all stages of pressure ulcers, tissue types, undermining, tunneling, fissure and surgical dehiscence. Course Objectives: • Distinguish at least 6 tissue types found in chronic wounds. • Identify and differentiate at least 4 wound etiologies. • Compare and contrast 6 terms used to document peri-wound status. • Demonstrate accurate measurement and documentation of wounds, tunneling and undermining, according to the clock method, using a wound teaching model. • Identify and categorize at least 7 dressing types, including the indications for use, precautions and contraindications. • Develop an appropriate dressing/ treatment protocol for a wound, based upon exudate, wound status, and products discussed.
Treating Traumatic Stress in Kids: Sensory, Yoga & Mindfulness Techniques to Rewire the Young Brain (Jan 31, 2020)
Jan 31, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $250 | Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Treating Traumatic Stress in Kids: Sensory, Yoga & Mindfulness Techniques to Rewire the Young Brain is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 31, 2020 at Holiday Inn Philadelphia-Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Psychologists • Counselors • Social Workers • Educators • Occupational Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Physical Therapists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Course Description: Anxiety, panic, inattention and stress are at epidemic proportion for our kids and teens, leaving them unable to play, learn and grow. Many kids feel disconnected, lonely, scared, sad and angry, left vulnerable to depression, anxiety, disconnection, and psychological and physiological challenges. Anxiety and fear are the grand hijackers of kids attention, focus and self-regulation. In this highly experiential seminar, we will dig deep into the most challenging diagnoses and behaviors including: • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) • Reactive Attachment Disorder • Anxiety, intense worry, fear • Sleeplessness • Tantrums • Aggression and angry outbursts • Withdrawal • School-avoidance • Impulsivity • Risk taking behaviors • and more … This integrative approach to yoga and mindfulness includes: • Sensory integration activities • Co-regulation mastery • Aromatherapy • Chair-based exercises • Cognitive behavioral approaches • Sensorimotor modalities Come experience each activity, gain specific language for how to modify it for kids, and discover how to weave it into your existing practice. Objectives: • Interpret trauma from a developmental and psychological perspective. • Support how sleep, eating and learning patterns are related to overall better function. • Evaluate how yoga and mindfulness exercises rewire the brain to become more connected. • Integrate mindfulness techniques to promote more focus, attention and awareness. • Establish how soothing the nervous system will promote engagement. • Construct effective plans to respond to resistance when sharing yoga and mindfulness with children. • Model skills for parents to implement at home for a better bond.
Motivational Interviewing: Clinical Interventions to Improve Engagement, Resolve Ambivalence & Elicit Behavior Change in Clients (Feb 05, 2020)
Feb 05, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $250 | Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Motivational Interviewing: Clinical Interventions to Improve Engagement, Resolve Ambivalence & Elicit Behavior Change in Clients is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 05, 2020 at Crowne Plaza Philadelphia-Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals • Probation/Parole Officers Course Description: Are you frustrated with having the same client sessions over and over without any results? Perhaps you’re watching your clients struggle with addiction, anxiety, or other mental health challenges, and so far, you’ve been unable to empower them to make positive changes in their lives. You feel like you’re working harder than your client, and you’ve tried everything. You can make a significant, positive impact on your clients’ lives with Motivational Interviewing. Motivational Interviewing (MI) has emerged over the past three decades as a leading approach for addressing a core clinical concern – motivation. When mastered, this evidence-based approach is highly effective in motivating positive change. Better still, Motivational Interviewing can be used regardless of diagnosis and in conjunction with other treatment approaches. Join Kriss Haren, experienced motivational interviewing trainer, and she will teach you the skills you need to know in order to successfully help these clients. You’ll learn how the MI process works, how to help your clients resolve ambivalence about change, and how to effectively respond to resistance in clients. You’ll leave this seminar confident and with the strategies you need to treat your clients with depression, anxiety disorders, addictive behaviors and other clinical issues. By registering today, you can escape the pattern of struggling with clients, and instead evoke your clients’ own motivation to change. Objectives: • Correlate the relational and technical components that allow MI to improve clinical outcomes in a positive and supportive way. • Model how the four processes and OARS skills of MI help reduce ambivalence and produce change in clients. • Explore ways to elicit, recognize and respond to change talk to improve treatment outcomes. • Develop clinical strategies for working effectively with clients who are resistant to change. • Explain ways that MI can be integrated to enhance the effectiveness of other existing therapeutic approaches. • Choose how to effectively use MI to help alleviate symptoms of anxiety, depression and addictive behaviors
Self-Regulation Interventions for Children & Adolescents: Reduce Frustration, Emotional Outbursts & Oppositional Behaviors - Cherry Hill
Feb 14, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $250 | Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Self-Regulation Interventions for Children & Adolescents: Reduce Frustration, Emotional Outbursts & Oppositional Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 14, 2020 at Crowne Plaza Philadelphia-Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ / 0.6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Psychiatrists • Therapists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Guidance Counselors • Case Managers • Nurses • School Administrators • Educational Paraprofessionals • Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Course Description: This seminar will help you to better intervene with the challenging child – the one who won’t sit still; doesn’t follow directions; often throws tantrums; or has difficulty waiting for their turn. They react impulsively and have difficulty expressing what they need or what is frustrating them. We know this child is intelligent, caring and kind, but their behavior doesn’t reflect these positive qualities. These are the children who confuse and frustrate parents and who overwhelm teachers and peers. They struggle to meet basic expectations and are dysregulated and unable to succeed socially and academically. Join clinical psychologist Dr. Ehlert and learn how to effectively intervene with emotional and behavioral dysregulation using techniques that address the sensory, language and executive functioning processing deficits that trigger them. Through discussion and hands-on activities, you will learn how to create appropriate behavioral expectations and environments that will help children with High-Functioning Autism, ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Sensory Processing Disorders. Intervene with proven emotional, behavioral and processing strategies that lead to succeed at home, school and with peers! • Recognize the signs of underlying processing deficits that lead to dysregulation • Strategies to improve self-control, social success, emotional regulation and task completion • Strategies to reduce frequency and duration of behavioral and emotional outbursts • Problem-solving strategies to create positive structure and expectations, positive coping and self-regulation • Brain training exercises that will increase self-regulation Objectives: • Communicate how sensory, language, and executive skills impairments create fight/flight/freeze and defensive responses that lead to dysregulation and related behavioral issues in children. • Select the appropriate intervention strategies to improve student skills including self-control, social success, emotional regulation and task completion. • Employ behavior modification techniques and problem-solving strategies to diffuse students' escalated and oppositional behavior. • Implement environmental strategies to accommodate children’s processing deficits and emotional regulation needs. • Utilize problem-solving strategies to develop appropriate behavioral expectations and coping mechanisms for improved self-regulation skills in students. • Apply cognitive restructuring strategies to reduce frequency, severity and duration of children’s behavioral and emotional outbursts.
How to Successfully Treat Stroke Patients with Pusher Syndrome: The Ultimate Guide to Safer, More Predictable Recovery (Mar 06, 2020)
Mar 06, 2020 | CEUs 0.60 | USD $250 | Cherry Hill, New Jersey
How to Successfully Treat Stroke Patients with Pusher Syndrome: The Ultimate Guide to Safer, More Predictable Recovery is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 06, 2020 at The Marian House, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours or .6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapy Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Exercise Physiologists Description: Pushing behavior presents serious challenges during stroke rehabilitation. Patients who push are often low level, need a lot of assistance, have considerable safety concerns, and do not respond to typical treatment interventions. This seminar will show you how to address the root causes of pusher syndrome. This lab-intensive, 6-hour seminar will show you how to address the root causes of pusher syndrome with evidence-based treatment activities and progressions. Learn how to assess and address the limiting impairments of pusher patients, utilizing the ICF model and principles of neuroplasticity to select the right intervention at the right time, and to maximize treatment outcomes. Additionally, appropriate assessment tools and functional performance tests will be practiced in order to apply treatment ideas in any environment. You will come away with techniques applicable to other patients who present with similar impairments such as difficulty with midline, retropulsion, trunk malalignments, postural control deficits, and gait dysfunction, making this course a great investment! This dynamic course will take your treatments to the next level! Objectives: • Discuss current literature regarding suggested pathology of “pusher syndrome”. • Recognize and list common characteristics and functional presentation of a patient who “pushes”. • Develop a skill set for understanding normal movements as well as executing task analysis for assessments of impairments limitations. • Discuss the criteria critical in categorizing the “pusher” patient as a low, mid, or high-level “pusher.” • Identify appropriate treatment interventions for the low, mid, and high-level “pusher” patient to specifically improve noted activity limitations. • Practice supporting and positioning techniques that enhance safely for the clinician and patient. • Strategize progressions of interventions to reduce impairments and lessen activity limitations to maximize participation for each patient with “pusher syndrome”.