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Jan 25 - 27, 2019 | USD $375 | Albany, New York
Pharmacists Society of the State of New York (PSSNY) 2019 Mid-Winter Meeting is organized by Pharmacists Society of the State of New York (PSSNY) and will be held from Jan 25 - 27, 2019 at Hilton Albany, Albany, New York, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 06, 2019 | Contact Hours 7.50 | USD $229.99 | Albany, New York
Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 06, 2019 at The Desmond Hotel Albany, Albany, New York, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Counselorsm, Social Workers, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Case Managers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Addiction Counselors, Pharmacists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Other Mental Health & HealthCare Professionals. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7.5 Contact Hours. Conference Description: Most clients with DSM-5 diagnoses are being treated with a combination of psychological and pharmacological treatments. Newer drugs are being developed to treat mental disorders based on a better understanding of neurobiological contributions to mental disorders and the latest pharmacological research. To provide appropriate services, you are expected to have a thorough understanding of these common and complex issues. As a mental health professional, keeping up-to-date is essential. This seminar will update and increase your knowledge of: • Neurobiological underpinnings of major DSM-5 diagnoses • Effects and side effects of drugs used to treat these diagnoses • Responsibilities of the non-prescribing therapist to clients taking psychiatric medication Specifics of the pharmacological treatment and drugs of choice for Depressive, Bipolar, Schizophrenia Spectrum, Anxiety, OCD, Sleep-Wake, ADHD and Neurocognitive disorders will be presented. Unique to this seminar is information on the common types of psychotherapeutic drugs and other drugs that are abused, and methods for prevention and early detection. Throughout the day, representative case studies will generate discussion and examination of the latest drug treatment for DSM-5 disorders. You will leave this seminar with knowledge and confidence regarding effective and safe application of pharmacological drugs. Conference Objectives: • Explain the neurotransmitter systems and neuroanatomy underlying the biological basis for mental disorders and pharmacotherapy. • Define the role of mental health professionals who treat clients receiving both psychotherapeutic medications and psychotherapy. • Describe the major classes of drugs used to treat mental disorders and which mental disorders are appropriately treated with each class of drugs. • Compare the effects and side effects of various psychotropic medications, including antipsychotics, antidepressants, benzodiazepines and anticonvulsants. • Discuss the abuse liability of drugs used in the treatment of anxiety, insomnia, pain and ADHD. • Describe methods for prevention and early identification of prescription drug abuse among clients.
Mar 06, 2019 | USD $219.99 | Albany, New York
Cardiac and Respiratory Complexities: Quickly Differentiate to Take Rapid Action is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 06, 2019 at Albany Marriott, Albany, New York, United States of America. Target Audience • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists Credits: Nurse PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.3 contact hours. Partial Contact Hours will be awarded for Partial Attendance. Nurse Practitioners: This program offers 380 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 2.0 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement to receive credit. It is your responsibility to submit your certificate of successful completion and a copy of the seminar brochure to your licensing board. Course Description: You are assessing the patient who just returned from endoscopy following a foreign body removal. The patient is complaining of his throat itching. On assessment, his vital signs are normal, but he appears anxious. Is this normal following the procedure? Do you put him on a cardiac monitor? Should you call a rapid response? We have all been faced with the clinical dilemma when our patient has rapidly progressing dyspnea, tachypnea, fever, cough, and chest pain. What is happening? Distinguishing between heart failure, pneumonia, and ARDS can be difficult. Did you know that COPD could mask a pulmonary embolism? When your patient is wheezing, do you make the assumption it is asthma? Or could the presentation be caused by heart failure or an allergic reaction? Attending this conference will provide you with the confidence to recognize early and identify appropriate interventions to prevent further deterioration. We will discuss when non-invasive ventilation devices should - and should not - be used. If you are still struggling with blood gases, don't let blood gases intimidate you! Learn quick and easy ways to interpret ABG results. You will learn from actual patient stories to illustrate the complexities and co-morbidities of cardiac and respiratory diagnoses! Learner Objectives: • Review the nursing assessment for patients with airway or ventilatory problems. • Describe the pathophysiologic changes that occur causing the signs and symptoms associated with airway or ventilatory problems. • Select appropriate interventions for airway or ventilatory problems. • Differentiate between ventilator modes and the use of NPPV. • Evaluate appropriate treatment strategies for high-risk ECG findings. • Plan for emerging treatments in heart failure. • Analyze management options for acute coronary syndromes. • Describe the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of inflammatory cardiac disease.