Upcoming Medical Conferences in BuffaloSearch Criteria : United States of America Buffalo
Sep 24 - 28, 2018 | CME 38.00 | USD $899 | Buffalo, New York
Demystifying the PA Boards 5-Day Buffalo Event is organized by CME4LIFE and will be held during Sep 24 - 28, 2018 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 38 AAPA Category 1 CME credits from the AAPA Review Panel. The total number of approved credits is yet to be determined. The future of learning – while you prepare to pass your boards Our five-day program utilizes the Audience Response System. You will asked board review questions during the lectures and then at four different times throughout the conference, you will provide your answers by a control in your hands. You will then receive anonymous feedback about your understanding of board questions and key concepts, which will aid in learning. This is the future of learning! You will learn faster and retain the information longer by being an active learner! Also included are: • PA Prep Strategy Guide, which will help you develop a plan for studying for your PANCE or PANRE. We don’t just give you the material, we show you how to best utilize it! • PA Prep Audio. This is an audio file of the flashcard questions so that you can listen while riding in your car. Learning Objectives: • Cardiovascular • Pulmonary • Gastrointestinal / Nutrition • Musculoskeletal • Endocrine • Hematologic • Neurological • Infectious Diseases • EENT • Dermatologic • Reproductive • Genitourinary • Psychiatric Behavioral Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 02 - 05, 2018 | CME 24.00 | USD $729 | Buffalo, New York
Emergency Medicine Institute CME Conference is organized by CME4LIFE, Emergency Medicine Institute (EMI) and will be held from Oct 02 - 05, 2018 at The Westin Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is intended for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physicians Assistants interested in improving their acute care skills. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 24.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and approved by the ACEP for 24 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit. Conference Description : The Emergency Medicine Institute conference series presents the latest in medical innovations for emergency medicine professionals. A panel of industry-leading emergency medicine experts will facilitate our interactive 4-day conference series. Conference material is designed to challenge your way of evaluating and approaching cases. Didactic presentations led by our team of Physicians, PAs and NPs will incorporate case study analysis, firsthand accounts of experiences in an emergency room setting and the latest in medical advancements to reinforce core concepts. Audience response units offer a unique experience for participants, allowing attendees to test their knowledge and understanding of core concepts throughout the conference. Gain additional insights from our panel of industry leading experts during Q & A sessions. Attendees will leave the conference with a comprehensive understanding and renewed sense of self-confidence in their ability to manage cases within the time constraints of an acute care setting. • Interactive, dynamic, and engaging. • LIVE audience response units. • Q & A sessions with industry-leading experts. • Content-driven to improve core competencies. Conference Objectives are : • Discuss the best clinical practices for assessing, diagnosis and treating acutely ill patients. Attendees will be introduced to symptomology, diagnostic tools and treatment protocols for aortic aneurysms and dissections. Attendees will then be able to differentiate and diagnosis aortic aneurysms and dissections. • Attendees will be introduced to symptomology, diagnostic tools and treatment protocols for acute coronary syndromes of unstable angina, NSTEMI and STEMI. Attendees will then be able to differentiate and diagnosis aortic aneurysms and dissections. • Given a set of guidelines based on best clinical practices attendees will be able to perform a comprehensive physical exam for pulmonary patients. Attendees will also be able to develop a comprehensive treatment plan for pulmonary care based on their analysis. • Given the results of an electrocardiogram, chest radiography students and computed tomography angiogram attendees will be able to analyze, interpret and discuss the results. Attendees will also be able to develop comprehensive treatment plans utilizing these diagnostic tools. • Given the results of CBC and CMP lab reports attendees will be able to analyze, interpret and discuss the results. Attendees will then be able to develop comprehensive treatment plans utilizing these diagnostic tools. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 04 - 05, 2018 | CME 13.75 | USD $200 | Buffalo, New York
New York - Pediatric Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider Course is organized by Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) and will be held during Oct 04 - 05, 2018 at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Participants must be licensed registered nurses. This course content is appropriate for nurses who are new to pediatric and adolescent chemotherapy and biotherapy administration, as well as for those who want a comprehensive review. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 13.75 Contact Hours. Course Objectives : • Establish education and practice standards for the administration of chemotherapy and biotherapy to children and adolescents • Promote consistent practices in the administration of chemotherapy and biotherapy to pediatric and adolescent patients. • Describe the characteristics of the cancer cell. • Identify differences between cancers in adults and cancers in children • List cancer treatment modalities and how the response is measured. • Discuss the history of chemotherapy. • Describe the development of the specialty in childhood cancer treatment • Identify principles for cancer research and informed consent and the role of the nurse. • Describe important principles of pharmacokinetics in chemotherapy administration. • Discuss classes of chemotherapeutic agents. • Define combination chemotherapy, and More Course Content : • Introduction and Standards • General Cancer Overview • Chemotherapy Overview • Principles of Chemotherapy • Principles of Biotherapy • Chemotherapy: Agents and Classifications • Safe Handling of Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Agents • Administration Considerations • Toxicity and Symptom Management • Late Effects of Chemotherapy • Psychosocial Issues • Ethical and Legal Considerations • Case Studies • Exam/Evaluations Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Fall Prevention Challenges: Real Solutions to Reduce Falls, Prevent Injuries and Limit Liability (Oct 10, 2018)
Oct 10, 2018 | CME 6.30 | USD $219.99 | Buffalo, New York
Fall Prevention Challenges: Real Solutions to Reduce Falls, Prevent Injuries and Limit Liability is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Oct 10, 2018 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Nursing Home Administrators. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Conference Description : Falls frequently result in significant adverse effects not only to patients but also to families and institutions. The far-reaching effects of falls make fall prevention an important topic for all healthcare providers. Falls are associated with increased morbidity and mortality and are frequently a source of litigation and insurance claim denial. The impact of falls is extensive from psychologically to financially. The complex multifactorial causes of falls, such as cognitive disorders, gait impairment, and environmental factors, make fall prevention a challenge; however, there are evidence-based interventions available to mitigate the risks for even the most challenging situations. Healthcare professionals are increasingly aware of the importance of fall data, adverse effects from falls and limited staffing resources to provide 1:1 supervision to prevent falls. This seminar will provide realistic, efficient, and effective solutions to address falls. Learn best practice guidelines, evidenced-based interventions and prevention strategies, as well as how to apply this knowledge to your practice setting. This seminar will provide a hands-on, logical step-by-step approach to develop effective fall prevention plans to reduce falls, prevent injuries and limit liability. Join me for this comprehensive and dynamic seminar to explore your challenges and develop solutions for your struggles with falls. Conference Objectives are : • Evaluate precipitating causes for falls so that preventative measures can be in place. • Formulate a comprehensive evaluation for high fall risk patients. • Analyze medications that are known to contribute in various ways to fall risks. • Assess the risk for adverse patient outcome and need for urgent intervention. • Determine the tools necessary for a multidisciplinary fall prevention program. • Select patient-specific fall prevention interventions for a successful fall prevention plan. • Evaluate the impact of common gait disorders on fall risk.
Oct 22 - 23, 2018 | CME 17.60 | USD $369.99 | Buffalo, New York
2-Day: 2018 Geriatric Conference is organized by and will be held from Oct 22 - 23, 2018 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 17.6 contact hours. Course Description: No matter your specialty, you MUST know how to address the unique concerns of the older adults under your care. Geriatrics is a field in and of itself, but many of us haven't had extensive training on the nuances and complexities that make treatment challenging. In this comprehensive program, geriatric expert, Steven Atkinson, will guide you through the normal and abnormal changes of the aging mind and body, providing you with the knowledge that will improve the care you provide. Steven is passionate about his work and looks forward to sharing his expertise with you. Leave with practical and insightful tips and tools you can use the next day! • Identify complications and respond more appropriately. • Confidently and effectively communicate with patients and their families. • Provide safer and more effective care. Get Management Strategies and More for: • Alzheimer's Disease & Dementias. • Pain Management. • Geriatric Pharmacology. • Geriatric Emergencies. • Managing Challenging Behaviors • Caregiver Stress & Burnout • And Much More Course Objectives: Day One : Session 1: Differentiating Dementias. Session 2: Geriatric Pharmacology: Tools for the Healthcare Professional. Session 3: Pain Management in the Elderly. Day Two : Session 1: Managing Geriatric Behaviors: Wandering, Aggression, Malnutrition and More. Session 2: Geriatric Emergencies. Session 3: Top Ten Medications to Avoid in the Geriatric Patient. List key questions useful for identifying and managing polypharmacy in older adults.
Oct 24, 2018 | USD $229.99 | Buffalo, New York
Self-Regulation Skills to Empower Kids and Help Them Thrive is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Oct 24, 2018 at Hilton Garden Inn Buffalo Downtown, Buffalo, New York, United States of America. Course Description: Disorders of sensory processing are common for children with ADHD or autism and can complicate treatment and impact quality of life. Children who have trouble self-regulating throughout the day can miss out on typical childhood experiences in school, on the playground and with their families. They have difficulty making and keeping friends. Join Janet Wright, OTR/L, MS, FAOTA, and discover the underlying neurological and environmental factors that reduce a child’s ability to self-regulate and interact with their environment. This course emphasizes the newest research, practical interventions and provides details on how to create simple, yet effective programs in clinical, school and home settings: • Strategies guided by Ayres’ Sensory Integrative Theory • Activities to help individuals develop self-management • Understanding the importance of a rich sensory lifestyle • Using personal narratives to promote positive outcomes • Energy regulation techniques • Communication methods and use of self • Transition strategies • Behavioral Strategies Course Objectives: • Determine characteristics of sensory modulation disorder, ADHD and autism and how they overlap. • Design specific treatments for SPD that can be duplicated at school or home. • Compose a sensory lifestyle as a part of a lifetime of habit building. • Provide examples of elements of successful personal narratives and transitional activities. • Implement mindfulness and cognitive strategies and exercises for managing ADHD. • Recommend specific ADHD interventions to be used with or without medications.
Neuroscience and the Modern Clinician: Connect Science, Research, and Biology to Your Treatment Plans for Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Stress and Substance Use Disorders (Oct 24, 2018)
Oct 24, 2018 | USD $229.99 | Buffalo, New York
Neuroscience and the Modern Clinician: Connect Science, Research, and Biology to Your Treatment Plans for Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Stress and Substance Use Disorders is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Oct 24, 2018 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States of America. Course Description: Have you ever been asked why therapy works? What are the actual mechanisms of change when working with clients suffering from anxiety, trauma, stress, depression and substance use disorders? Neuroscience is providing incredible insights into the workings of our brains and helping us to answer age-old questions about the connection between our biology and our mental health. While modern understandings of concepts like neuroplasticity help us to explain that change is truly possible, neuroscience also helps us to begin to see why and how techniques might improve emotion regulation, concentration, the ability to restructure unhelpful thoughts and engage in healthier behaviours. This seminar will connect complicated science and biological concepts to your clinical treatment of anxiety, trauma, stress, depression and substance abuse! Through captivating and thought-provoking lecture our instructor will show you why neuroscience matters to therapy, make the latest research accessible and user-friendly, and clearly, link it to your clinical work. More than just the neurobiological “whats and whys” of various disorders, you’ll also learn the hows of actual treatment … • How to engage your clients with understandable explanations of the link between mental health disorders and biology. • How to draw on multiple modalities, adjunctive treatments, and approaches including Cognitive Therapy, Attachment, Mindfulness, Behavioral Activation, and Positive Psychology. • How to employ practical and adaptable tools with top-down, bottom-up, and horizontal methods. Leave this seminar understanding the neuroscience behind why therapy works and connect it to the practical approaches you can use with clients in your everyday practice! Course Objectives: • Communicate how an understanding of neurological processes can inform mental health professionals’ choice of therapeutic technique. • Implement in-session psycho-educational techniques to make the neurobiology of mental health conditions understandable for clients thereby improving the potential for motivation and engagement in therapy. • Establish how neural pathways are related to mental health disorders, and connect this information to the utilization of therapeutic interventions to reduce stress and manage addiction. • Assess how research on the mechanisms of the brain that detect and respond to threats has enhanced our understanding of anxiety disorders in which altered threat processing is a factor. • Characterize the role of memory in trauma and communicate how memory malleability impacts the treatment of clients with traumatic memories. • Articulate how mindfulness can be used as an adjunctive approach in cognitive-behavioural treatment plans to help manage symptoms of depression. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 24 - 25, 2018 | CME 12.00 | USD $350 | Buffalo, New York
Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Review is organized by New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) and will be held from Oct 24 - 25, 2018 at Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, New York, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.0 CHs. Course Description: Medical-surgical nursing has evolved from an entry-level position to a distinct specialty and is a vital part of every hospital. Medical-surgical nurses are the largest group of practicing professionals. This program is designed to provide the participant with updated information to assist in the preparation for the Medical/Surgical Certification examination either by ANCC or AMSN and will help to increase the participant’sknowledge for practice in this specialty area Course Objectives are: • Describe the techniques for preparing for the medical surgical review exam. • Relate the pathophysiologic basis of various diseases of Medical/Surgical patients using the nursing process, including nursing assessment and interventions. • Discuss the nursing assessment and interventions related to selected disorders within thegastrointestinal system. • Discuss the nursing assessment and interventions related to selected disorders within the respiratory system. • Identify the appropriate nursing assessments and interventions related to selected disorders within the Hematologic/Immune system. • Recognize the appropriate nursing assessments and interventions related to selected disorders within the Cardiovascular system. • Discuss the appropriate nursing assessments and interventions related to selected disorders within the Endocrine system, to include diabetes. • Apply the appropriate nursing assessments and interventions related to selected disorders within the Renal/genitourinary system. • Recognize the appropriate nursing assessments and interventions related to selected disorders within the musculoskeletal system. • Discuss the appropriate nursing assessments and interventions related to selected disorders within the neurological system. • Describe the appropriate nursing assessments and interventions related to selected disorders within the integumentary system. • Discuss the appropriate nursing assessments and interventions related to pain management modalities. • Discuss the appropriate nursing assessments and interventions related to patients being treatment for cancer • Describe the key issues related to current nursing practice and standards Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 27, 2018 | Buffalo, New York
Prostate Cancer Symposium: It's More Than a Man's Disease is organized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and will be held on Oct 27, 2018 at Adam's Mark, Buffalo, New York, United States of America. Course Description: Prostate cancer patients and survivors are invited to learn ways to cope with the many challenges of this disease – from diagnosis through survivorship. Physicians specializing in prostate cancer treatment, screening, prevention and survivorship will share the latest updates in prostate cancer and practical strategies for patients at all stages of the prostate cancer journey. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 30, 2018 | CME 8.00 | Buffalo, New York
How to be Thrilled in Dentistry: A Hands-On Experience is organized by New York State Dental Association (NYSDA) and will be held on Nov 30, 2018 at Millennium Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 8 Credits. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.