Upcoming Medical Conferences in AstoriaSearch Criteria : United States of America Astoria
Oct 18, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.00 | Astoria, New York
The Immune System: The Mind-Body Connection: Who Gets Sick And Who Stays Well is organized by Institute for Brain Potential (IBP) and will be held on Oct 18, 2019 at Renaissance Event Hall, Astoria, New York, United States of America. Accreditation: Nurses: Institute for Brain Potential (IBP) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This program provides 6 contact hours for nurses. Psychologists: Institute for Brain Potential is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Institute for Brain Potential maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program is 6 CE credits. Counselors & Marriage and Family Therapists: Institute for Brain Potential (IBP) is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0134. This program provides 6 contact hours. Institute for Brain Potential (IBP) is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0068. This program provides 6 contact hours. Institute for Brain Potential has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6342. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Institute for Brain Potential is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This program provides 6 clock hours of CE credit. Social Workers: Institute for Brain Potential (IBP), SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0341. This program provides 6 contact hours. Institute for Brain Potential, provider #1160, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Institute for Brain Potential maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: November 11, 2017 – November 11, 2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 6 clinical continuing education clock hours. Social Work Practice Level: Intermediate. Chemical Dependency Professionals: Institute for Brain Potential is approved by the NAADAC Approved Education Provider Program, Provider #102949. This program provides 6 continuing education hours (CEHs). Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians: Institute for Brain Potential is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This knowledge-based activity provides 6 contact hours (.6 CEUs). Dental Professionals: Institute for Brain Potential is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). The formal continuing dental education programs of this provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/ Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. This program is 6 CE hours. Occupational Therapists: Institute for Brain Potential is an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider, #6050. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. This program provides 0.6 AOTA CEUs or 6 contact hours. Content Level: Intermediate. Content Focus: Domain of OT (Client Factors) and Occupational Therapy Process (Outcomes). Nursing Home Administrators: Institute for Brain Potential is a Certified Sponsor of professional continuing education with the NAB and has approved this program for 6 clock hours under its sponsor agreement with NAB/NCERS. State licensure boards, however, have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses. Physical Therapists: Institute for Brain Potential is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy continuing education. This program provides 6 contact hours. Speech-language Pathologists: This program is designed to meet the needs of speech-language pathologists in NY. Participants will receive a certificate of completion. Massage Therapists: Institute for Brain Potential is approved by NCBTMB as a CE Approved Provider, #450939-09. This course is pending approval by NCBTMB for 6 CE hours. Case Managers: This program has been submitted to the Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with 6 CE contact hours. Physician Assistants: This educational activity provides 6 hours of Category 2 CME credits. Dietitians: IBP is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 6 CPEUs for completion of this program. Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials. Allied Health Professions: Naturopathic Physicians, Veterinarians, Prosthetists, Orthotists, and Chiropractors receive a Certificate of Completion for this 6-hour program. Educators: educators in NY can earn 7.5 PD Hours for successfully completing this program. Description: This program describes fundamental advances in understanding the connection between the immune system and mental states. The new field of psychoneuroimmunology reveals the link between mental states: who gets sick and who stays well. Psychological stress, expectancy, mood, sleep, physical activity and diet underlie how chronic inflammation can influence the onset and progression of most chronic disorders. Participants completing this updated six-hour program should be able to: • Identify how the immune system responds to psychological and physical stress. • Describe how chronic inflammation affects chronic medical, dental, and psychological disorders such as anxiety and depression. • List strategies to support an anti-inflammatory lifestyle that can protect the aging brain and body.