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Feb 23 - 23, 2018 | CME 6.30 | USD $219.99 | Neurology | Psychology
Albany, New York
The Aging Brain: Assessments, Treatments & Interventions for Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 23, 2018 at Albany Marriott, Albany, New York, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Social Workers, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Nurses, Speech-Language Pathologists, Counselors, Nursing Home Administrators, Assisted Living Facility Administrators, Long Term/Acute Care Professionals, Case Manager. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Course Description : This dynamic, one-day program will help you more effectively understand and intervene with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias that affect your geriatric patients. In an energetic and uplifting style, Dr. Steinberg will introduce you to a recipe of what works and what doesn’t with and for older adult patients and their care providers. Dr. Steinberg will address the cognitive implications of the aging process in general, its effects on individual patients, and the pathological changes and functional manifestations specific to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Walk away with the tools necessary to differentiate the diagnostic criteria for various types of dementias seen in older adults, including Alzheimer’s disease, Vascular Dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Fronto-Temporal Dementia and Lewy Body Dementia. You will return to your practice better able to participate in interdisciplinary approaches in evaluation and treating Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers. Don’t miss this ‘one-of-a-kind’ seminar. Join geriatric psychologist Roy Steinberg, Ph.D., and walk away with: • Behavioral interventions to engage patients with dementia to participate in therapy. • In-depth therapeutic approaches and practical strategies to use for ADL re-training and functional mobility for patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia. • Strategies to strengthen and refine report writing/results. • Answers to your patients and their families concerns and fears related to the aging brain. • Tools to recognize underlying psychological conditions vs. dementia. • Evaluation and development of treatment plans for patients with dementia. • Cognitive interventions to maximize daily functioning. Course Objectives are : • Analyze the impact of dementia on brain structure and function, and determine the difference between “normal forgetfulness” and cognitive impairment. • Diagnose dementias, including Alzheimer’s disease, by accurately identifying manifestations of each type and understand how these differences impact prognosis in older adults. • Articulate differences between the Folstein Mini-Mental Status examination, SLUMS, and MOCA and effectively utilize them as screening measure tools for cognitive impairment and dementia. • Employ adaptable behavioral interventions that can provide patients with individualized care and promote more effective participation in therapy. • Investigate the concept of caregiver guilt and its implications for the client, clinicians, and those caring for older adults with dementia. • Correlate patients’ strengths and limitations to potential therapeutic approaches when developing treatment plans for older adults with dementia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 12 - 12, 2018 | CME 6.30 | USD $219.99 | Patient and Family Centered Care | Respiratory Therapy
Albany, New York
Mastering Lab Interpretation & The Implications for Patient Care is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 12, 2018 at Albany Marriott, Albany, New York, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.30 contact hours. Conference Description : Attend this interactive seminar and leave with true integrative understanding of lab results and patient outcomes. Be a CLINICIAN, not a TECHNICIAN… be PROactive, not REactive! Learn the hidden clinical clues of labs and empower yourself to change lives as a situationally aware patient advocate powerhouse Join Sean G. Smith as she demystifies both the common and less frequently seen lab values. You will explore a large variety of labs, why they are ordered, and what the results tell us about your patients. By understanding the clues that these values give you, you can utilize critical thinking to proactively plan the course of care and optimize patient outcomes. Conference Objectives are : • Evaluate the 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 pertinent 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. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 20 - 22, 2018 | CME 20.00 | USD $757 | Psychology | Clinical Hypnosis
Albany, New York
SCEH Midyear Workshops : Introductory and Advanced Workshops in Clinical Hypnosis is organized by Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH) and will be held during Apr 20 - 22, 2018 at Radisson Hotel Albany, Albany, New York, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Psychologists, Physicians, Social Workers, Counselors, Dentists, Chiropractors, Master’s level Nurses and Clinical Nurse Practitioners, other Master’s level licensed mental health and healthcare professionals, and clinical and experimental researchers in the field of hypnosis. Workshops are of the highest teaching quality and feature experiential learning so that attendees can put into immediate practice the concepts learned. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 CEs. Learning Objectives : • Define hypnosis based on current published definitions of hypnosis • Identify at least three major figures in the historical development of hypnosis • Identify at least three major theories of hypnosis • Identify the major myths and misconceptions regarding hypnosis • Identify three possible changes associated with hypnosis and memory • Discuss specific ethical/legal issues involving hypnotic restoration of memories, disqualification of testimony in court, and the “false memory” syndrome • Cite three key points of hypnosis in a non-technical manner in educating a client or patient about hypnosis • Summarize two or more important elements in obtaining informed consent regarding the use of hypnosis clinically • Identify at least five phenomena associated with hypnosis and how they may be utilized in clinical practice and treatment planning • Summarize at least two reasons for removing suggestions and for re-alerting clients; and demonstrate at least one method for re-alerting from hypnosis • Define at least six principles of hypnotic induction and suggestion • Demonstrate a hypnotic induction and provide a therapeutic suggestion to a volunteer client • Participate in at least three separate hypnotic experiences as subject and as facilitator • Cite evidence for the long-term stability of hypnotic responsivity and be able to identify the age range when hypnotic responsiveness peaks • List the traditional "stages of hypnosis" • Describe at least four traditional methods for deepening or intensifying hypnotic involvement • Be capable of teaching self-hypnosis to patients/clients • Differentiate when one might use a suggestive hypnotic approach and when an insight-oriented or exploratory hypnotic approach might be appropriate. • Identify therapist, patient, and context variables that may contribute to resistance • Identify the ethical-legal issues and standards for professional conduct in using hypnosis clinically Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 04 - 07, 2018 | Free | Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Albany, New York
New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA) CME Conference is organized by New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA) and would be held during Oct 4 - 7, 2018 at Hilton Albany, Albany, New York, United States Of America Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available