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Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain: Evidence-Based Techniques to Move People from Hurt to Hope - Tulsa (Jan 14, 2020)
Jan 14, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Tulsa, Oklahoma
Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain: Evidence-Based Techniques to Move People from Hurt to Hope is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 14, 2020 at Crowne Plaza Tulsa - Southern Hills, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Addiction Counselors • Occupational Therapists • Psychotherapists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Case Managers • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Other Helping Professionals Course Description: We are in the midst of a nationwide push to treat chronic pain and address our out of control opioid prescribing. At least 1/3 of the people we treat are dealing with this condition, yet most of us are ill-prepared to address this with skill and expertise. The CDC recently published recommendations for the treatment of chronic pain, specifically highlighting behavioral treatment as an approach that should be tried before opioids are prescribed. We are witnessing a devastating public health crisis that is ruining individual’s lives, tearing up families, and ripping through communities. We need to arm ourselves with the skills needed to offer our clients evidence-based behavioral interventions that will help them live healthy and productive lives. Come to this interactive and cutting-edge training and learn creative tools and techniques to transform your practice. Learn powerful mindfulness interventions and motivational interviewing techniques to move your clients towards behavior change. Master the four pain-changing CBT tools. You will leave with the skills and confidence to provide practical and life-changing help to help people move out of chronic pain and into active, healthy, and meaningful lives. Objectives: • Describe how the emotional aspect of client’s pain can be more problematic than the physical aspect. • Specify the differences in risks of opioid medications use in men, women and the elderly and the related treatment implications. • Assess the psychological, physical, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to chronic pain and articulate their treatment implications. • Implement motivational interviewing techniques to motivate clients toward behavioral change that reduce the symptoms of chronic pain. • Summarize the CDC recommendations for the treatment of chronic pain and communicate how that impacts clinical treatment. • Utilize mindfulness-based strategies to decrease symptoms of chronic pain in clients.
The Aging Brain: Assessments, Treatments & Interventions for Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias (Feb 24, 2020)
Feb 24, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Tulsa, Oklahoma
The Aging Brain: Assessments, Treatments & Interventions for Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 24, 2020 at Crowne Plaza Tulsa - Southern Hills, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychiatrists • Occupational Therapists • Physical Therapists • Nurses • Speech-Language Pathologists • Counselors • Nursing Home Administrators • Assisted Living Facility Administrators • Long Term/Acute Care Professionals • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists Description: Individuals with dementia interact with a variety of professionals including nursing staff, psychologists, counselors, social workers, OTs, PTs, SLPs, home health aides, adult day center staff, and first responders. But whatever your profession, proper skills and understanding of the disease is needed to work with this population. Without the appropriate training, safety risks grow and opportunities to improve care and quality of life are missed. This essential training program will provide you with the tools, strategies, and practices you need to best serve patients facing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. In just one day you’ll learn how you can better assess for and differentiate between different types of dementias, overcome the communication issues that can obstruct quality care, work more collaboratively with family and caregivers, maximize daily functioning, and safely and effectively intervene when difficult behaviors arise. Objectives: • Analyze the impact of dementia on brain structure and function, and determine the difference between “normal forgetfulness” and cognitive impairment. • Differentiate dementias from one another by identifying manifestations of each type. • Articulate differences between the Folstein Mini-Mental Status examination and SLUMS and effectively utilize them as screening measure tools for cognitive impairment and dementia. • Employ adaptable behavioral interventions that can provide patients with individualized care and promote more effective participation in therapy. Investigate the concept of caregiver guilt and its implications for the client, clinicians, and those caring for older adults with dementia. • Correlate patients’ strengths and limitations to potential therapeutic approaches when developing treatment plans for older adults with dementia.
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors (Feb 28, 2020)
Feb 28, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Tulsa, Oklahoma
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 28, 2020 at Crowne Plaza Tulsa - Southern Hills, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapist • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Guidance Counselors • Case Managers • Nurses • School Administrators • Educational Paraprofessionals • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Course Description: Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Asperger’s, anxiety, mood and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical challenges. Attend this seminar and learn new, effective non-medication strategies for your clients’ most challenging behaviors including: • Tantrums • Running out/away • Noncompliance • Nagging • Refusing to work/help • Yelling/screaming • Bullying • Panic/anxiety reactions • Lack of follow through • Not following directions You will walk away with immediate strategies for out of control behaviors and techniques for emotional regulation along with long-term treatment strategies to help kids at home and school. Janet K. Palmerston, Ph.D. is a clinical expert and has worked with the most challenging kids both in clinical and school settings. Through the use of case studies and action oriented handouts, you will leave this seminar with solutions to turn your most challenging kids around. Objectives: • Utilize clinical strategies to reduce the frequency, duration and severity of behavioral episodes that challenge therapists, educators, professionals and parents. • Implement both proactive and reactive strategies for oppositional, defiant and disruptive behavior in children and youth. • Discriminate between the clinical presentation of behavioral episodes and psychiatric symptoms to inform treatment. • Communicate how a skilled observation of behavior informs your treatment approach. • Develop clinical skills for establishing a therapeutic rapport to overcome treatment resistance in children and adolescents. • Effectively develop a behavior intervention plan and safety plan across all settings including home and school.
Mar 09, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Tulsa, Oklahoma
The Ultimate Hands-On Wound Care Clinical Lab is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 09, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tulsa - Warren Place, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Nurse Educators • Physician Assistants • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Nursing Home Administrators • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants Course Description: In healthcare facilities across the country, billions of dollars are being spent annually on the treatment of skin care and wound management. You are on the front lines of providing care to patients with a variety of skin and wound conditions, and play a critical role in patient outcomes and your facility's reimbursement for services. There is no better way to learn all of the skills you need to provide state-of-the-art care for your patients than through Hands-On Clinical Labs. Attend this highly interactive seminar and learn wound care assessment skills by DOING! Through the use of wound care teaching models, wound care expert, Ann Kahl Taylor, will teach you proper wound assessment techniques. The Hands-On Clinical Lab will add a live, hands-on component to learning that will enhance your retention of skills and techniques covered. Practice identification, measurement and the applications of various products on life-like wound care models. These models provide a life-like simulation to allow for improved assessment of a wide variety of commonly-seen wound care presentations, including all stages of pressure ulcers, tissue types, undermining, tunneling, fissure and surgical dehiscence. Take your understanding of wound care to the next level with this hands-on, interactive clinical lab. Register today - space is limited! Objectives: • Distinguish at least 6 tissue types found in chronic wounds. • Identify and differentiate at least 4 wound etiologies. • Compare and contrast 6 terms used to document peri-wound status. • Demonstrate accurate measurement and documentation of wounds, tunneling and undermining, according to the clock method, using a wound teaching model. • Identify and categorize at least 7 dressing types, including the indications for use, precautions and contraindications. • Develop an appropriate dressing/ treatment protocol for a wound, based upon exudate, wound status, and products discussed.
May 02 - 03, 2020 | CE Hours 16.00 | USD $575 | Tulsa, Oklahoma
Functional Strength: An Updated Approach to Exercising our Patients is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from May 02 - 03, 2020 at Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 continuing education hours. Course Description: This class will give you the ability to advance your understanding of therapeutic exercise and your ability to create basic to advanced functional exercise programs. You will learn to assess functional weakness and differentiate this from weakness found in manual muscle testing. Finally, apply concepts learned in class to build a program that is customized to your patient. This course will progress from basic fundamentals to advanced, high-level athletic plyometric training. As with all Great Lakes courses, it will be 75-80% hands-on but attendees aren't required to perform all of the exercises shown in the class. Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Given a case study, assess functional weakness in a patient using the four pathological barriers to ideal/optimal movement. • Perform an assessment of a dysfunctional movement pattern and specifically identify 2 primary and 1-2 secondary compensatory movements occurring due to weakness and/or pain. • Accurately justify the use of functional strength testing versus manual muscle testing when assessing a patient. • Properly exhibit and/or correctly perform 4 exercises using a functional approach to muscle activity. • Correctly state the rationale for an in-depth functional strength assessment of upper extremity, lower extremity and trunk. • Properly execute an in-depth functional strength assessment of upper extremity, lower extremity and trunk. • Correctly apply force couples, synergies, and muscle slings to the body to address function-specific strength deficits. • Develop and implement a comprehensive functional exercise program, progressing from basic to advanced levels for patients. Topics Covered: • Overview of the principles of functional muscle assessment • Differentiation between muscle action and muscle function • Proper technique for open kinetic chain exercises and closed kinetic chain exercises • Functional Exercises for the upper body • Functional exercises for the lower body • Functional exercise for the trunk/core • Exercises using body weight, therapy ball, resistance bands and foam roller
Jun 05 - 06, 2020 | CEU 16.00 | USD $1195 | Tulsa, Oklahoma
Dental Management of Sleep Apnea & Snoring is organized by Sleep Group Solutions (SGS) and will be held from Jun 05 - 06, 2020 at Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 16 CEU. Description: This is a MUST attend for any dental office that is looking to implement a Sleep Protocol, or learn how to increase existing Sleep revenues. Day 1: ● Sleep 101 – sleep stages, disorders and the need for sleep apnea treatment ● Sleep apnea symptoms/clinical issues ● Improving Case Acceptance - Treating snoring and sleep apnea in a dental office. ● Prepare overnight home sleep study for select course attendees ● Hands on with Pharyngometer / Rhinometer for airway testing ● Working with Sleep Physicians and Building relationships with local MD’s Day 2: ● Download previous night’s Home Sleep Tests study and review study data and sleep report with class ● Dental Sleep Medicine step-by-step protocol flow chart ● Oral Appliance Pro’s & Con’s: Dorsal, Herbst, EMA, TAP, Panthera, and SomnoMed ● Case presentations and How to Market a Sleep Practice ● Review of the latest codes, fees, procedures with medical billing and Medicare. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Sep 17 - 19, 2020 | CE/CME 30.00 | Tulsa, Oklahoma
OAOP Fall Conference is organized by Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians (OAOP) and will be held from Sep 17 - 19, 2020 at Marriott Tulsa Hotel Southern Hills, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 30 hours of OD and paraoptometric CME/CE. Disclaimer: Free district CME is available to OAOP members in good standing as a membership benefit; Delinquent or non-members may pay $100 per hour to receive credit. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 21 - 22, 2020 | USD $575 | Tulsa, Oklahoma
Comprehensive Treatment of the Shoulder is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from Nov 21 - 22, 2020 at Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America. Course Description: This course shows the clinician an entirely new and unique way to treat the shoulder girdle complex. It focuses on the concept of hypo-hyper compensation. While symptoms in the shoulder are commonly in the glenohumeral joint, the driver of the symptoms is commonly elsewhere in the shoulder girdle complex. The class incorporates joint mobilization in ways not often shown along with myofascial release, taping techniques and a fresh way to look at muscle re-education and strengthening of the shoulder. As with all of our manual therapy courses, this seminar will follow a progression of principles and reinforce them throughout the 16 hours, is at least 75% hands-on lab, and will give the clinician hands-on skills they use immediately upon their return to the clinical setting. Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Accurately describe anatomical structures covered in the manual and their application to shoulder joint complex mechanics, shoulder movement and shoulder dysfunction. • Accurately describe the treatment concepts for shoulder joint mobilizations and myofascial release of the shoulder as discussed in the manual. • State the 5 treatment principles for shoulder taping. • Independently discuss strengthening and movement re-education. • Demonstrate each of the 8 joint mobilizations, 5 taping techniques, and 7 myofascial release techniques as shown in the course manual with proficiency and skill. Topics Covered: • Introduction to a comprehensive approach to treatment of the shoulder • Overview of anatomy of the shoulder complex and its effect on mobs, MFR, etc • Introduction and review of the concepts of functional joint mobilization, MFR, joint taping and muscular re-education • Mobilization: S-C joint, A-C joint, scap-thor joint, G-H joint • MFR: Crossed-hand techniques, extremity release techniques, cervical-thoracic releases, scar releases • Taping: posterior humeral head relocation, MDI stabilization, UT inhibition, LT • facilitation, A-C joint stabilization • Muscular re-education of the shoulder complex • Application to specific clinical situations Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.