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Oct 26, 2019 | CME / CNE 11.50 | USD $325 | Cincinnati, Ohio
18th Annual Psychopharmacology Update is organized by Global Academy for Medical Education and will be held on Oct 26, 2019 at Kingsgate Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America. Who Should Attend: The 2019 Psychopharmacology Update is a CME conference designed for child and adolescent psychiatrists, general psychiatrists, geriatric psychiatrists, neuropsychiatrists, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, psychologists, social workers, and other mental health professionals interested in treating patients with psychiatric disorders to remission with measurement-based care. Accreditation: Physician Credit Designation The University of Cincinnati designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (5.5 for the general program and 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for completing the pre-conference workshops. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses: Continuing Nursing Education The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 11.5 (5.5 for the general sessions and 6 for attending the pre-conference workshops) contact hours. Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advance Practice Registered Nurses to be determined and will be indicated on your certificate. Description: This well-established one-day CME symposium offers an outstanding opportunity for education and networking with minimal disruption to your busy schedule. At this full-day course, nationally renowned faculty will cover Recent Breakthroughs in Psychopharmacology: Novel Treatments. New for this year are pre-conference workshops on addiction and medical cannabis. You will get in-depth analysis from our expert faculty and ample time to query them on topics that will help keep your practice ahead of the curve. At the conclusion of this activity, clinicians should be better able to: • Explain the neurobiology of addiction and how it can inform treatment. • Describe special needs and issues related to the pregnant addicted patient, adolescent and elderly addicted populations, and patients with comorbid psychiatric disorders. • Describe the pharmacology of cannabis and the formulations used for medical purposes. • Discuss current state of the evidence for the therapeutic use of cannabis. • Review acute and chronic risks of cannabis use. • Develop strategies to implement medical cannabis safely and effectively into clinical practice. • Increase routine screening to identify women with perinatal or postpartum depression. • Develop treatment strategies for women diagnosed with postpartum depression. • Discuss the clinical efficacy and safety data regarding glutamatergic agents (such as ketamine and esketamine) as a novel treatment option for patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD). • Describe the similarities and differences between the available LAI antipsychotic agents. • Review the pertinent history of research into psychedelic agents as it pertains to their role in managing psychiatric conditions. • Describe the mechanism of action of psilocybin and MDMA and their safety data. • Discuss the state of current research into psychedelic agents and their progress through clinical trials. • Assess patients with psychiatric disorders for common risk factors for tardive dyskinesia. • Identify the similarities and differences between FDA-approved VMAT2-inhibitors for tardive dyskinesia. • Identify strategies to manage clozapine-resistant schizophrenia. • Describe clinical findings of pimavanserin in the management of clozapine-resistant schizophrenia. • Review screening and diagnostic assessment approaches for Parkinson’s disease psychosis • Select an optimal treatment strategy for patients with Parkinson’s disease psychosis. Topics will include: • Long-Acting Injectables for Psychotic and Mood Disorders • Emergence of Hallucinogens as Novel Treatments for Depression, Anxiety and PTSD • Breakthrough Treatment for Postpartum Depression • Pharmacotherapy for Tardive Dyskinesia in Mood and Psychotic Disorders • Treatment for Clozapine-Resistant Psychosis • Treating Parkinson's Disease Psychosis with a Non-Dopaminergic Agent • Esketamine for Treatment-Resistant Depression Workshops: Friday, October 25, 2019 Optional Pre-conference Workshops (Additional Fee Required) • Addiction Workshop • Medical Cannabis for Psychiatrists: Science and Practice Workshop Time: 10:00 - 18:00
Oct 31 - Nov 01, 2019 | CME 32.50 | USD $550 | Cincinnati, Ohio
NP Review & Clinical Update is organized by Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA) and will be held from Oct 31 - Nov 01, 2019 at Cincinnati Marriott At RiverCenter, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America. Credits: 2019 FNP Review Course (Program ID #s 2018-12-01Pa, 2018-12-01Pb) is approved for 32.5 contact hours (14.5 hours of Pharmacology). AGNP Review Course (Program ID #s 2018-12-02Pa, 2018-12-02Pb) is approved for 29.5 contact hours (15 hours of Pharmacology). The 2019 course program features the following: • 2 days of live lectures encompassing content covered on the AANP and ANCC exams • For FNP candidates, videotaped lectures on pregnancy, pediatrics and child growth and development; accessible after the 2-day course • For AGNP candidates, videotaped lectures on healthy aging/pathology of aging and prescribing for older adults; accessible after the 2-day course • Bonus video content on the essentials of office procedures • Bonus video content on entry-to-practice requirements Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
2-Day: Psychopharmacology Conference for Today's Mental Health Professional: "Must Have" Information to Better Serve Your Clients
Nov 21 - 22, 2019 | Contact Hours 12.60 | Cincinnati, Ohio
2-Day: Psychopharmacology Conference for Today's Mental Health Professional: "Must Have" Information to Better Serve Your Clients is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Nov 21 - 22, 2019 at Kingsgate Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 12.6 contact hours / 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Psychotherapists • Psychologists • Social Workers • Case Managers • Marriage and Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Pharmacists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapist Assistants • School Psychologists • Others in caring professions Conference Description: Spend two action-packed days learning about the newest advances in psychopharmacology and contemporary trends in medication management. From her unique perspective, Sharon Freeman Clevenger, MSN, MA, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP teaches psychopharmacology thoughtfully, with an emphasis on the experience of the client. Sharon’s years of experience in mental health and passion for clients shines through in the detail and thoroughness of her presentation. Clients often only have a few minutes with their prescriber and require additional support. It’s vital that you are able to answer their questions, help manage side effects and understand reactions. Designed for counselors, nurses, psychotherapists, psychologists, and other mental health professionals, Sharon provides the information you need in order to best help your clients. This conference allows time for exploration of underrepresented areas, including ADHD, sleep, eating, and substance use disorders. Take home specialized guidelines for geriatrics, pregnant or nursing women, and clients with chronic pain. Discuss how the DSM-5® has impacted prescribing patterns and the use of psychotropics in newly defined diagnoses. In addition to a general ‘nuts and bolts’ review of medications, you will examine case examples, discuss medication controversies and how to effectively collaborate with prescribing practitioners. Sharon’s engaging presentation includes many take home “pearls” you can use to teach your clients about their medications and how to protect them from concerning, dangerous or adverse effects. As a bonus, Sharon will discuss alternative approaches using nutrition, supplements, vitamins and essential oils. Increase your understanding about complementary alternative medications such as supplements and essential oils including expected effects, side effects and interaction effects with prescribed medications. You will find this conference to have the most up to date medication information and how to use it most effectively with your client. Conference Objectives are: DAY 1 • Specify how psychotropic medications are chosen for mood disorders and specific patient characteristics. • Analyze the actions, therapeutic uses, and side effects of antidepressants. • Assist clients in overcoming barriers that impede the efficacy of their medication regime. • Determine options for clients with treatment resistant mood disorders. • Communicate the actions, side effects, and therapeutic uses of antipsychotic medications. • Evaluate the three critical strategies for improving collaboration with prescribing practitioners. DAY 2 • Explore psychotropic medication treatment options for clients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. • Articulate the efficacy of psychotropic medications in treating eating disorders and discuss how to integrate psychotherapy with psychopharmacology for successful treatment outcomes. • Formulate medication treatment options for substance use disorders and discuss how to effectively incorporate medication assisted treatments into an overall plan for care. • Analyze the interaction between women’s hormone levels and their mental health symptoms. • Explore the use of complementary and alternative agents for treatment of mental illnesses. • Determine the unique medication treatment considerations for geriatric clients. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
3-Day Intensive Training: EMDR Certificate Course: Assessment, Resourcing and Treatment Techniques for Trauma and Anxiety (Dec 04 - 06, 2019)
Dec 04 - 06, 2019 | Contact Hours 19.00 | USD $699.99 | Cincinnati, Ohio
3-Day Intensive Training: EMDR Certificate Course: Assessment, Resourcing and Treatment Techniques for Trauma and Anxiety is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Dec 04 - 06, 2019 at Quality Hotel Conference Center Cincinnati Blue Ash, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 19.0 contact hours. Target Audience: This workshop is intended for masters- and doctoral-level clinicians experienced in working with trauma. • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Addiction Counselors • Marriage and Family Therapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Description: This 3-Day EMDR Certificate Course is your chance to get powerful and proven skills and techniques from EMDR so you can move your clients from surviving to thriving! Over 3 intensive days you’ll be given a roadmap to help clients manage disturbing feelings, safely process their traumatic memories, reduce fears and anxiety, and help them to develop the resources they need to achieve and maintain recovery. This intensive training also includes hands-on opportunities for you to practice, reinforcing what you’ve learned and allowing you to gain confidence in using your new skills. Objectives: • Establish the role of the autonomic nervous system in trauma and anxiety symptomology. • Articulate the clinical implications of the freeze response in trauma treatment. • Characterize the potential neurobiological mechanisms of change in the empirically validated EMDR approach. • Specify how EMDR techniques can build dual awareness in clients to treat the avoidance that makes trauma and anxiety treatment challenging. • Communicate the 8 Phases of the EMDR protocol. • Determine which clients you should use EMDR with. • Establish the relevance of Polyvagal Theory and early trauma in EDMR work. • Communicate the central principle of the Adaptive Information Processing Theory and establish how it informs the EMDR approach. • Analyze resourcing strategies from EMDR that clinicians can use to help facilitate the processing of trauma. • Specify the steps clinicians must take to emphasize safety during EMDR sessions. • Delineate how EMDR can be modified to treat anxiety disorders. • Differentiate between EMDR strategies recommended for trauma and EMDR strategies recommended for anxiety. • Characterize how EMDR techniques can be used to reinforce and activate positive neural networks. • Communicate how EMDR can be modified to work with complex/developmental trauma to directly treat traumatic memories. • Evaluate strategies that can help foster the critical connection between client and therapist in EMDR therapy. • Establish the order of operations for attachment-based EMDR treatment to resolve relational trauma. • Articulate how EMDR can be modified to work with Borderline Personality Disorder, Dissociative Identify Disorder, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. • Differentiate between EMDR and Brainspotting by communicating the strengths and limitations of each.
Dec 06 - 08, 2019 | CEUs 2.00 | USD $650 | Cincinnati, Ohio
Evaluation and Management of Head & Neck Lymphedema is organized by Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy and will be held from Dec 06 - 08, 2019 at Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America. Accreditation: CEUs for CLTs are provided through the FPTA, AOTA, and NCBTMB. CEUs for SLPs are provided through ASHA (2.0 CEUs - Introductory level, Professional area). Overview: Head and Neck Lymphedema (HNL) is a devastating condition that frequently follows surgery or radiation for the treatment of head and neck cancer. Not only can HNL affect the patient’s communication and swallowing function, but in severe cases can affect respiration, vision, and even ambulation, not to mention the frustration and embarrassment that accompanies this disfiguring condition. However, with proper treatment, HNL can typically be reduced to a manageable level. This 2 ½ day workshop will provide the academic foundation and practical application for the therapist to successfully implement basic techniques to reduce the edema that can create such devastating impairments. Therapists will learn about: (1) the basic lymphatic system; (2) evaluation and measurement; (3) Manual Lymph drainage (MLD); (4) compression wraps and garments; (5) documentation and billing Course Objectives: • Explain the basic anatomy and physiology of the head and neck lymphatic and venous systems and identify the relevant structures involved in lymphatic drainage. • Identify the most common forms of head and neck cancer, their treatments and side effects, and their functional impact on communication and swallowing. • List the various causes of edema in the head and neck and their appropriate treatments. • Differentiate between typical post-operative edema and lymphedema involving the head and neck. • Describe the effects of head and neck lymphedema on communication, swallowing, and psychosocial processes. • Demonstrate basic proficiency in assessment and development of a basic treatment plan for a patient with head and neck edema. • Demonstrate proficiency in basic techniques to reduce edema of the head and neck in order to improve communication and swallowing. These include: • Manual Lymph Drainage techniques • Compression wrapping for the head and neck • Kinesiotaping of the head and neck • Evaluate a written case study for a patient with head and neck lymphedema and perform an appropriate treatment session for that patient.
Oppositional, Aggressive, Attention-Seeking & Uncooperative Children, Teens and Young Adults: High-Impact Strategies to Reduce Chronic Misbehavior - Cincinnati
Dec 06, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.25 | USD $249.99 | Cincinnati, Ohio
Oppositional, Aggressive, Attention-Seeking & Uncooperative Children, Teens and Young Adults: High-Impact Strategies to Reduce Chronic Misbehavior is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 06, 2019 at Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 contact hours. Target Audience: • Psychologists • Social Workers • Counselors • Occupational Therapists • Speech Language Pathologists • Educators • Probation Officers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Other Helping Professionals that work with children Course Description: This seminar is for YOU if you work with young adults, teens or children who: • Debate and invite power struggles with parents or teachers • Display hostile, angry, revengeful, exploitative or predatory tendencies • Use silly immature tactics to gain attention and get noticed • Engage in property destruction, fire-setting, vandalism or animal cruelty • Have diagnoses such as ADHD, ODD, Bipolar Disorder, or Conduct Disorder • Act irresponsible, helpless, negligent or tardy • Snicker at charts-and-stars and other “behavior modification” attempts Attend this seminar and learn a wealth of high-impact techniques that cut across diagnostic lines and apply universally, from early childhood to young adult. Using these techniques will enable you to accomplish quickly what can often be missed in months of regular talk therapies, counseling or behavior modification reward systems. You’ll learn how to stop pre-delinquent clients’ manipulations such as victim playing, power struggling, denial, minimizing, defiance, evasive lying, excuse making, blaming, and justifying. You’ll learn key strategies for “reading” misbehavior to uncover its underlying needs and motivations. You can share these methods with teachers and parents to free them from “ignore-nag-yell-punish” cycles and senseless power struggles. Discover powerful techniques to divert and reduce hostility and revenge in oppositional, predatory, violent adolescents and young adults. You’ll be able to introduce presocial adaptive behaviors that develop conscience and satisfy their unmet needs that trigger misbehavior. Learning Objectives: • Use at least 5 clinical interventions to reduce attention-seeking misbehavior in clients. • Demonstrate at least 4 clinical interviewing strategies to address resistance, reduce defensiveness and build trust with clients. • Implement at least 5 intervention methods to reduce power-displaying misbehavior in clients. • Incorporate effective interventions to help clients express anger in a constructive, healthy manner. • Teach caregivers behavioral strategies to increase compliance and cooperation at home and school. • Assess the client’s worldview and interpret the meaning behind maladaptive behavior in order to develop an individualized treatment plan.
High-Functioning Autism: Proven & Practical Interventions for Challenging Behaviors in Children, Adolescents & Young Adults (Feb 27, 2020)
Feb 27, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Cincinnati, Ohio
High-Functioning Autism: Proven & Practical Interventions for Challenging Behaviors in Children, Adolescents & Young Adults is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 27, 2020 at Quality Hotel Conference Center Cincinnati Blue Ash, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit. Target Audience: • Speech-Language Pathologists • Speech-Language Pathology Assistants • School Administrators • Special Education Teachers • General Education Teachers • School-based Personnel • Social Workers • Counselors • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Behavioral Intervention Specialists • Psychologists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Educational Paraprofessionals • Nurses • Youth Leaders • Probation Officers • Other helping professionals who work with • children/adolescents/young adults Course Description: This intensive, full-day seminar provides proven intervention strategies, essential treatment tools, and behavioral techniques to help you analyze behaviors and actions, identify consequences for behaviors, and teach new skills to children, adolescents and young adults with high-functioning autism (HFA). Walk away with practical intervention techniques for social success, behavior changes and overcoming challenging co-occurring behaviors that deliver success through adulthood. The challenging co-occurring issues to be addressed are: • Social skills • Sensory • Depression • ADHD • Psychotropic medications • Communication • Anxiety/Rigidity • Meltdowns • OCD • Non-compliance Gain valuable insight into common psychotropic medications, including both the helpful effects and potentially problematic side effects, that these individuals are prescribed. We will explore HFA and the new DSM-5® diagnosis of Social-Pragmatic Communication Disorder. You will receive the necessary tools to gain effective collaboration between clinicians, educators and parents. Through case studies, video clips and class participation you will leave this seminar with the confidence to identify actions that cause impediments in change, utilize more successful consequences for behaviors, and teach new skills to children, adolescents, and young adults with HFA. Don’t just manage these individuals; provide interventions that lead to successful independence into their adult years! Objectives: • Explain how the DSM-5® updates impact service delivery. • Utilize several social skill interventions to improve long-term success for children/adolescents with HFA. • Employ specific coping and calming techniques for children/adolescents with HFA. • Identify medication side effects that can mimic behavioral issues and may even cause behavioral issues. • Design effective strategies for successful transitions for children/adolescents with HFA. • Select specific behavioral interventions that target the most difficult behaviors in children/adolescents with HFA. • Summarize the new DSM-5® diagnosis of Social-Pragmatic Communication Disorder and design treatment interventions.
Apr 03 - 04, 2020 | Cincinnati, Ohio
NANT 10th Anniversary Conference is organized by National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT) and will be held from Apr 03 - 04, 2020 at Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America. Theme: Celebrating Milestones. Pre-conference will be held on Apr 02, 2020. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 05 - 06, 2020 | USD $590 | Cincinnati, Ohio
NP Review & Clinical Update Course is organized by Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA) and will be held from Apr 05 - 06, 2020 at Cincinnati Marriott At RiverCenter, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America. Description: The 2020 APEA Live Review Course and Clinical Update presents essential primary care education for FNP and AGNP certification candidates and practicing NPs in a format that is engaging, efficient, and effective. Whether you are preparing for certification or seeking contact hours, this event delivers a five-star learning experience with consistent presenters who are known nationwide for their clinical expertise, their ability to convey complex concepts, and their mastery of public speaking. The 2020 course program features the following: • 2 days of live lectures encompassing content covered on the AANP and ANCC exams for family practice and adult-gerontology primary care practice • For FNPs and FNP candidates, videotaped lectures on pregnancy, pediatrics and child growth and development; accessible after the course • For AGNPs and AGNP primary care candidates, videotaped lectures on Healthy Aging, Pathology of Aging and Prescribing for Older Adults; accessible after the course • For all attendees: videotaped lecture on Essential Office-Based Procedures, including topical and local anesthesia, incision and drainage, and more; accessible after the course • For all attendees: videotaped lecture on Entry-To-Practice Requirements including obtaining an NPI number, selecting malpractice insurance and more; accessible after the course • Printed spiral-bound course manual with room for notes; provided at check in • Continental breakfast each morning • Snacks each afternoon Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.