Upcoming Medical Conferences in UniondaleSearch Criteria : United States of America Uniondale
Mar 05, 2019 | Contact hours 6.30 | USD $219.99 | Uniondale, New York
Nursing Documentation: Proven Strategies to Keep Your Patients and Your License Safe is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 05, 2019 at Long Island Marriott, Uniondale, New York, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Legal Nurse Consultants, Risk Managers. This CME conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Conference Description: Join expert and legal nurse consultant, Brenda Elliff, to learn how to develop a systematic approach to documentation that will keep you, your patients and your license safe. You will learn how to identify and avoid risky documentation as well as how to correctly utilize electronic documentation and the correct technique for meaningful use. Brenda will show you, step by step, how to overcome your most complex documentation questions and challenges. This dynamic one-day program will include tools to improve your documentation including: • Time-saving tips for electronic documentation and EMR use • Documenting compliance, incident reports, and adverse events • Sample strategy worksheets for ease of data collection • Dangers with social media, email, and texting • Examples and case studies of correct and incorrect documentation Conference Objectives: • Identify a strategic nursing documentation system. • Describe how documentation is used to decide if you are guilty or innocent in a lawsuit. • Recognize the meaningful use criteria to meet reimbursement needs. • List how to best use features in computerized records to ensure reimbursement. • Identify how to prevent risky behavior when using social media and other forms of electronic communication. • Define how to use best practice and standard of care for documenting incident reports and adverse events. • Integrate the correct practices into your documentation to keep your license unblemished. • Summarize the common documentation mistakes and how to avoid and/or correct them.
Apr 03 - 04, 2019 | USD $389.99 | Uniondale, New York
2-Day: Conquer the Crashing Patient! Before They Code… and Beyond Their Crisis is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Apr 03 - 04, 2019 at Long Island Marriott, Uniondale, New York, United States of America. Target Audience: RNs, RTs, NPs, and PAs from Medical-Surgical floors, Cardiology, Neurology, Critical Care, Emergency, Urgent Care, Skilled Nursing Facilities… Anyone desiring next-level skills to proactively assess and intervene in the crashing critically ill patient! Course Description: Imagine you are taking care of your patient - anywhere - any department/floor in the hospital, a nursing home, surgical site or clinic setting and suddenly grasp that an emergency situation is unfolding. Do you know what to do? Are you confident in your response? Even if you call an ambulance or have a rapid response team coming, YOU may still be taking care of that patient for up to 8 minutes or more. In that time, what can YOU do to help save lives? There are times in the past you wish you had done more…. This intense course will provide new clinical insights and critical thinking skills so you won't need to feel uncertain, scared or at risk anymore. The ability to assess, intervene and advocate will be reinforced through exciting clinical cases. You will experience the dramatic changes in your own practice when you work your next shift! PLUS, you will earn a Certificate in Patient Crisis Prevention and up to 12 CE Hours! Learner Objectives: • Identify current challenges relative to your specific practice environment and patient populations. • Develop a proactive plan to respond to your deteriorating patient. • Learn the mental strategies necessary for success, self-care, and process improvement when dealing with critically ill patients. • Integrate a comprehensive review of systems, with subtle but key red flag clinical assessment findings. • Incorporate a graduate level understanding of pharmacology into your current clinical practice with respect to the pre-, peri-, and post-arrest management of the medically fragile patient. • Apply advanced laboratory medicine concepts into your current clinical practice with respect to the "at risk" patient. • Recognize the subtle signs from the "perfect storm" patient. • Choose the best interventions for stabilization of the deteriorating patient. • Determine the key interventions to stabilize the successfully resuscitated patient prior to or post transfer. • Analyze the latest clinical practice guidelines for common pathologies and comorbidities. • Evaluate landmark case studies to identify key failures in recognition and rescue of the crashing patient. • Assess legal documentation strategies to protect yourself and your practice. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 05, 2019 | CME 7.60 | USD $219.99 | Uniondale, New York
Mastering Lab Interpretation: Deciphering the Hidden Clues is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 05, 2019 at Long Island Marriott, Uniondale, New York, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7.6 Contact Hours. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Physician Assistants • Physical Therapists • Occupational Therapists Course Description: The lab work you have been patiently waiting for comes back normal… yet you know something just isn't right! Do you know how to decipher the hidden clues and prepare for possible complications? Do you wish you had more confidence in your interpretation skills? Look beyond the numbers and finally understand what the values mean. Master lab interpretation with this cutting-edge program that will provide you with in-depth knowledge of the full spectrum of lab tests used today. Learn the hidden clues of labs, understand why they are ordered, discern the pathophysiology behind abnormal values, and anticipate the types of symptoms your patient will show as the values deteriorate or improve. Sign up today and gain the confidence you need to manage the next patient emergency. Objectives: • Evaluate results of Coagulation Studies (PT/INT and PTT). • Analyze a Complete Blood Count with Differential and discuss clinical applications (Anemias, Left Shifts, Infections, etc.). • Recognize the clinical implications of metabolic panels. • Distinguish between life-threatening electrolyte imbalances, as well as potential causes and remedies. • Predict renal function based on BUN, Creatinine, BUN/CR ratio, and GFR. • Interpret cardiac panel results in a suspected acute myocardial infarction. • Analyze blood gases and discuss clinical implications. • Differentiate between bacterial meningitis and viral meningitis based on lumbar puncture findings. • Recognize the key clinical indicators and implications for infection on a urinalysis. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Master the Most Challenging Wounds: The 50 BEST Solutions to Dramatically Improve Wound Healing (Apr 17, 2019)
Apr 17, 2019 | CME 6.30 | USD $219.99 | Uniondale, New York
Master the Most Challenging Wounds: The 50 BEST Solutions to Dramatically Improve Wound Healing is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 17, 2019 at Long Island Marriott, Uniondale, New York, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Wound Care Nurses • Physician Assistants • Physical Therapists • Nursing Home Administrators Course Description: Wound care has become increasingly complex! There are literally hundreds of wound care product and treatment options to be considered for patients. How can you feel confident that you are recommending the BEST option for the patient's wound presentation? Does this real patient scenario sound familiar… National wound care expert, Joan Junkin, will demonstrate best practice use of a variety of wound products and treatments, including monofilament pads for mechanical debridement of biofilm and slough, negative pressure disposable options and tools available to greatly simplify use of compression for lower extremity edema. She will break down the very latest coming from research to support your own complex patient care decisions. Objectives: • Summarize products that provide antimicrobial protection for wounds without causing toxicity. • Differentiate pros and cons of five methods of debridement. • Appraise off-loading devices available for diabetic foot ulcers. • Critique the tools available for easy application of compression stockings. • Anticipate challenges for choosing appropriate solutions for an intact seal when using negative pressure wound therapy. • Examine application techniques for disposable negative pressure wound therapy devices. • Defend the use of modalities for arterial insufficiency wounds based on research results provided. • Select lower extremity pumps safe for use with arterial insufficiency. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 19 - 28, 2019 | CME 63.00 | USD $1145 | Uniondale, New York
Awesome Review Certification and Recertification Course is organized by Awesome Review Inc and will be held from Apr 19 - 28, 2019 at Long Island Marriott, Uniondale, New York, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 63.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. MOC Credit: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 63 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Course Objectives: After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to: • Recognize and apply the most current scientific, clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic advances • List and prescribe generic medicine to treat disease with increased national health care (i.e. Diabetes) • Describe pathophysiology and correlate with clinical presentation for IM disorders • Prepare for ABIM Certification and Recertification exam Note: This Confernce will be held from Apr 19 - 21 and Apr 26 - 28, 2019. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 17, 2019 | USD $219.99 | Uniondale, New York
Obstetrics (OB) Emergencies Course is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jun 17, 2019 at Long Island Marriott, Uniondale, New York, United States of America. Target Audience • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Nurse Midwives • Certified Childbirth Educators Course Description: Jamie Otremba will delve into the most common obstetrical emergencies presenting in today's patients. She will provide you with a comprehensive look at the critical interventions for: • Trauma in Pregnancy • Severe Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy • Managing Amniotic Fluid Embolism • The Latest Recommendations for Post-Partum Hemorrhage • Urgent vs. Emergent Newborn Conditions • Interventions to Manage Violent Situations in the OB Setting Jamie's extensive experiences in high-risk obstetrics have provided her with keen insight into these often challenging and frightening situations. She is eager to share with you many of the effective interventions that she has acquired throughout her career. Through enlightening case studies, persuasive evidence-based research and an engaging presentation style, she will teach you the current trends and treatments you need to know to manage the next OB emergency. Attend this seminar to learn new strategies and techniques that can immediately impact the maternal and fetal outcomes of your patients! Course Objectives: • Identify three clinical manifestations of amniotic fluid embolism. • Describe the most common causes of obstetric trauma. • Discuss management options for post-partum hemorrhage. • Explain why a d-dimer is no longer recommended as part of the evaluation for pulmonary embolism in pregnancy. • Analyze why neurological outcomes with amniotic fluid embolism are so poor and the rapid interventions that could make a difference. • Compare the various treatment options for the obstetrical patient with severe hypertension. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 24, 2019 | USD $219.99 | Uniondale, New York
Challenging Geriatric Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jun 24, 2019 at Long Island Marriott, Uniondale, 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. Course 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.