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Oct 24 - 27, 2019 | Albany, New York
NYSSPA Fall CME Conference 2019 is organized by New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA) and will be held from Oct 24 - 27, 2019 at Hilton Albany, Albany, New York, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 04 - 05, 2019 | CH 12.00 | USD $325 | Albany, New York
Critical Care Nursing Certification Review is organized by New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) and will be held from Dec 04 - 05, 2019 at New York State Nurses Association Albany Office, Albany, New York, United States of America. Accreditation: This program has been awarded 12.0 CHs through the New York State Nurses Association Accredited Provider Unit. The New York State Nurses Association is authorized by IACET to offer 1.2 CEUs for this program. Course Description: This program is designed to provide the participant with updated information to assist in the preparation for the Adult Critical Care RN examination. The test plan includes the following eight major categories: Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Renal, Neurology, Endocrine, Hematology/Immunology, Gastrointestinal, and Multisystem. This course prepares participants to be successful in taking the examination and provides valuable tools to improve clinical practice Course Objectives: Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to: • Discuss the clinical manifestations of selected conditions in each of the eight major categories in the test plan. • Identify the assessment parameters used in clinical practice to assist in providing care for the patient with clinical manifestations of the selected conditions in each of the eight major categories in the test plan. • Discuss measures to apply principles addressed to everyday clinical practice Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jan 15, 2020 | Contact Hours 7.50 | USD $249.99 | Albany, New York
Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 15, 2020 at Hilton Albany, Albany, New York, United States of America. This CE Course has been approved for a maximum of 7.5 contact hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Psychotherapists • Psychologists • Social Workers • Nurse Practitioners • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Nurses • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Pharmacists • School Psychologists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Mental Health Professionals Course 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. 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.