Upcoming Medical Conferences in AkronSearch Criteria : United States of America Akron
Mar 11 - 15, 2019 | CME 22.75 | USD $2797 | Akron, Ohio
Skin and Wound Management Course is organized by Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI) and will be held from Mar 11 - 15, 2019 at Courtyard by Marriott Akron Downtown, Akron, Ohio, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is LPN/LVN, RN, NP, PA, MD, DO, DPM, RD, RDN, PTA, PT, OTA, OT. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22.75 Credits. Course Description: The Skin and Wound Management course offer an evidence-based approach to wound management and current standards of practice to keep clinicians legally defensible at the bedside. Learning Objectives : • Discuss how standards of care, evidence-based practice, and a multidisciplinary wound care team can affect clinical choices in wound management. • Discuss the basic anatomy and physiology of the skin. • Identify at least 5 parameters required for accurate wound assessment. • Identify pressure ulcer stages according to NPUAP guidelines. • Identify 5 factors which enhance or impede the wound healing process. • Explain 4 types of basic principles of wound bed preparation. • Identify 3 major components of a nutritional assessment for optimizing wound healing. • Identify 4 different categories for topical wound management. • Select treatment options based on wound assessment, etiology, and goal of wound care. • Differentiate arterial, neuropathic, and venous ulcers in terms of causative factors, pathophysiology, appearance, and principles of management. • Describe 3 factors involved in the development of a pressure ulcer and interventions to prevent their occurrence. • Describe at least 5 interventions that optimize acute surgical wound healing. • Differentiate between wound etiologies and clinical manifestations of acute and traumatic wounds. • Differentiate types of burns and principles of management. • Select treatment options and differentiate wound etiologies and clinical manifestations of chronic, malignant, and inflammatory wounds. • Discuss 3 adjunctive treatment modalities that enhance wound healing. • Discuss current multidisciplinary care approaches to wound care. • Discuss the components required for accurate wound documentation.
Mar 28, 2019 | CE 6.30 | USD $219.99 | Akron, Ohio
Challenging Geriatric Issues: Dementia Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 28, 2019 at Holiday Inn Akron West - Fairlawn, Akron, Ohio, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is 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. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Description: Dealing with cognitively impaired geriatric patients can be challenging even for the experienced healthcare professional. Behaviors such as dementia, aggression, anxiety and depression, refusal of food and fluids, and inappropriate sexual advances pose significant potential barriers to the delivery of essential health care. 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. Objectives: • Assess behavioral problems of older adults with cognitive disturbances. • Consider the advantages of recognition and treatment of early dementia. • Incorporate non-pharmacologic interventions that address biopsychosocial needs of the older adult with challenging behaviors. • Implement specific communication strategies for patients with challenging behaviors. • Analyze evidence-based pharmacologic treatments of behavioral problems in patients. • Determine interventions for challenging geriatric behaviors including pain, nutritional deficits, sleep disorders, depression and delirium. • Evaluate causes and interventions for sexually inappropriate behaviors. • Support and educate family and professional caregivers of older adults exhibiting challenging behaviors.