Upcoming Medical Conferences in FlushingSearch Criteria : United States of America Flushing
Jun 25, 2019 | USD $219.99 | Flushing, New York
Challenging Geriatric Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jun 25, 2019 at Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, Flushing, New York, United States of America. Target Audience • Nurses • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Speech-Language Pathologists • Social Workers • Home Healthcare Providers • Nursing Home Administrators • Registered Dietitians & Dietetic Technicians • Recreation Therapists Course Description : This is the best seminar on challenging geriatric behaviors that you will ever attend - GUARANTEED! Join Steven Atkinson, nationally-known expert, author and speaker on geriatrics, for a high-energy, dynamic seminar filled with interesting case studies, insightful discussions and interactive learning. You will leave this seminar with practical techniques that you can apply the next day! Dealing with cognitively-impaired geriatric patients can be challenging even for the experienced healthcare professional. You will learn strategies to manage behaviors such as : • Dementia. • Aggression. • Anxiety and depression • Refusal of food and fluids. • Inappropriate sexual advances. If older adults are routinely under your care, minimize your risk of escalating the problems associated with troublesome, often irrational behavior by attending this program. Gain valuable insights into the causes of challenging geriatric behaviors and learn innovative and practical intervention strategies to improve the care you provide. Learner Objectives: • Develop strategies to manage difficult behaviors in seniors who have an altered perception of reality. Identify the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias. • Discuss current research on the prevention of Alzheimer's disease, as well as lifestyle factors to slow the disease progression. • Summarize the safety issues associated with geriatric patients who drive and identify individuals who pose a safety threat. • Explain why wandering occurs in individuals with cognitive impairment and develop strategies to minimize or redirect this behavior. • Describe the environmental and behavioral causes of agitation. • Differentiate between appropriate and inappropriate sexual behaviors in individuals with dementia. • Distinguish between normal sleeping patterns and bedtime issues which could lead to increased health problems. • Analyze the physical and psychological changes that affect an elder's desire and ability to eat including the changes in nutritional requirements. • Identify the signs of caregiver stress and develop intervention strategies to prevent burnout. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 09 - 10, 2019 | CME 17.00 | USD $975 | Flushing, New York
Wound Certification Prep Course (WCPC) is organized by Healthcare Made Practical (HMP) Communications LLC and will be held from Nov 09 - 10, 2019 at Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, Flushing, New York, United States of America. Who Should Attend?: The Wound Certification Prep Course is a multidisciplinary course designed for the entire community of wound care professionals. • Physicians • Physician Assistants • Podiatrists • Advanced Practice Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Directors of Nursing • Assistant Directors of Nursing • Licensed Practical Nurses • Licensed Vocational Nurses • Nursing Assistants • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Physical Therapists • Healthcare, Sales, and Marketing Professionals Accreditation: Physicians: NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physician Assistants: NACCME has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 17 AAPA Category 1 credit(s). Nurses: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13255 for 17.0 contact hours. Dieticians: North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR-credentialed Practitioners will receive 17 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material. Physical Therapists: California Medical Sciences Foundation: This course has been approved by the Medical Sciences Foundation for 17 continuing education hours. New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This course has been approved by the New Jersey State Board Physical Therapy Examiners for 17 continuing education credits for PTs and PTAs. Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: NACCME has submitted an application for approval to the MBPTE and is pending approval for 17 credit hours. New York State Board for Physical Therapy: NACCME has submitted an application for approval to the New York State Board for Physical Therapy and is pending approval for 17 credit hours. Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: NACCME has submitted an application for approval to the NSBPT and is pending approval for 17 credit hours. North Carolina Physical Therapy Association: This activity is approved by the NCBPTE by virtue of approval by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education for a maximum of 17 hours. Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision: NACCME has submitted an application for approval to the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision and is pending approval for 17 credit hours. Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy: NACCME has submitted an application for approval to the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy and is pending approval for 17 credit hours. Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 17.00 CCUs for PTs and PTAs. Podiatrists: North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. NACCME has approved this activity for a maximum of 17 continuing education contact hours. Description: The intensive, two-day event: • Covers the essentials to get wound care-certified • Improves your chances of passing the CWCA®, CWS®, or CWSP® board certification exams • Taught by an interdisciplinary panel of ABWM Certified Wound Specialists • Only course recommended by the ABWM Foundation • Convenient format • Cost-efficient (separate exam fee, exam is optional) Learning Objectives: After completing this activity, participants should be able to: • Outline the etiology of chronic wounds and extrinsic factors that contribute to and affect wound healing outcomes. • Describe the phases of wound healing and the associated microenvironment, cellular components and their functions in wound healing. • Identify the anatomy of the skin and other important structures. • Assess research and evidence related to wound management. • Describe specific diagnostic tests, examination tests, lab tests and measures related to wound assessment and management. • Identify the components of wound assessment and documentation. • Identify methods for recognizing soft tissue and bone infections, bioburden management and treatment of local and systemic infections. • Discuss nutritional factors and the underlying deficiencies that impact wound healing. • Relate the psychosocial and cognitive aspects to patient outcomes in wound repair. • Describe specific treatment interventions for chronic wounds including debridement, topical therapies, and biophysical agents. Additional Information: SAVE $150 Off WCPC with code: EVVNT150* IN 3 DAYS: COURSE EXAM = CERTIFICATION Wound Certification Prep Course (WCPC), in conjunction with the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM), the certifying body that offers the Certified Wound Care Associate® (CWCA®), Certified Wound Specialist® (CWS®), and Certified Wound Specialist Physician® (CWSP®) certifications, offers a convenient way to become certified in wound care. In Flushing, NY, you can take the 2-day Wound Certification Prep Course on November 9-10 and on the third day, November 11**, sit for one of the CWCA® or CWS® or CWSP® wound care certification exams. *Discount applies to new registrations only and cannot be combined with any other discount. **You must submit your completed exam application, separate payment, reference letters and all documentation to ABWM by October 18, in order to schedule your certification exam after the WCPC course in Flushing. Note there is limited availability so please submit your completed application as soon as possible. Speakers: Carolyn Cuttino, BSN, RN, CWCN, CWS, Greg Patterson, MD, FACS, DABS, CWS, Lee C. Ruotsi, MD, ABWMS, CWS-P, UHM, Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CWS, CEEAA, Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS, Hollie Mangrum, PT, DPT, CWS Time: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm