Upcoming Medical Conferences in IndependenceSearch Criteria : United States of America Independence
May 21, 2019 | USD $229.99 | Independence, Ohio
Personality Disorders: The Challenges of the Hidden Agenda is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on May 21, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cleveland - Independence, Independence, Ohio, United States of America. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: The client whose problems meet the DSM-5® criteria for a Personality Disorder can be the most difficult client in your caseload to treat. They may require more time in therapy, more energy and involvement on your part, experience a greater number of life crises, and create more upset with their family, work, and social systems than virtually any other diagnostic group. Often being “sent” for therapy rather than choosing therapy, their motivation for change may be limited and their personality disorder is likely-co-morbid with other exacerbating disorders. Join Gregory W. Lester, PhD, and take home an integrated approach for working with these challenging clients. Take home: • Evidence-based skills for successful treatment • Techniques to assess and treat comorbid personality • A framework for treatment planning • Skills to assist the client toward greater coping and adaptation Objectives: • Categorize the essential characteristics of each of the personality disorders in DSM-5® for clinical assessment. • Determine the “hidden agendas” of each of the personality disorders as they relate to case conceptualization. • Describe how transference and countertransference can affect clinical management and treatment outcomes. • Explain the boundary violation traps inherent in each of the personality disorder relationships as it relates to clinical treatment. • Utilize tools to assess treatability and prognosis early on in the therapy. • Evaluate the efficacy of various treatment methods for personality disorders including DBT and CBT. • Manage client’s suicidality, self-injurious behavior and violence with clinical strategies. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 26, 2019 | USD $229.99 | Independence, Ohio
Psychopharmacology: What You Need to Know Today about Psychiatric Medications is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jul 26, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cleveland - Independence, Independence, Ohio, United States of America. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Addiction Counselors • Pharmacists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Mental Health & HealthCare Professionals Course Description: Most Up-To-Date Psychotropic Medication Info Demands on mental health professionals to expand their knowledge of psychotropic meds are like never before…not only do you need to be on top of the latest developments and what is on the horizon, but you also have to take that information, and use it most effectively for your client. • Improve clients’ understanding of their mental illness, and how medication aids recovery • Identifying treatment concerns with inappropriate, inadequate doses of medication • Tools to help clients manage unpleasant side effects • Strategies to improve client adherence to medications • Depression, bipolar, anxiety, schizophrenia, ADHD -- the latest trends in medication management Objectives: • Articulate the clinical uses of the five major psychotropic medication classes – antidepressants, mood stabilizers, anti-anxiety agents, antipsychotics and psychostimulants –including their efficacy and their common side effects. • Communicate the potential benefits and risks of using psychotropic medication to treat a wide array of conditions. • Explore psychotropic medication treatment options for clients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. • Analyze the actions, therapeutic uses, and side effects of antidepressants in adults and children. • Implement effective methods for collaborating with clients, families and prescribers in order to build a comprehensive treatment plan. • Explore specific ethical issues and their resolve to the everyday practice of clinical psychopharmacology. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 15 - 17, 2019 | CECH 25.00 | USD $99 | Independence, Ohio
The 2nd Annual North Coast Foot & Ankle Symposium is organized by Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine (KSUCPM) and will be held from Aug 15 - 17, 2019 at Independence, Ohio, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 25 Continuing Education Contact Hours. The 2019 North Coast Foot & Ankle Symposium is a continuing podiatric medical education conference presented by Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine. Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. Topics: • Trauma of the Lower Extremity Reconstruction • Complications Following Elective Foot & Ankle Surgery • Flatfoot Algorithms // Neuromuscular Deformities • Forefoot Solutions // Minimally Invasive Approaches • Biologics and Regenerative Medicine // Practive Management • Medicine and Patient Optimization // Charcot and Limb Preservation Surgery • Sports Medicine // Modern Wound Care • Critical Limb Ischemia & Vascular Intervention Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.