Upcoming Medical Conferences in BendSearch Criteria : United States of America Bend
Sep 20 - 21, 2018 | USD $335 | Trauma
Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) is organized by Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) Education Programs and will be held during Sep 20 - 21, 2018 at Bend, Oregon, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is registered nurses, physical therapists, paramedics, social workers, dietitians, respiratory therapists, speech and occupational therapists, LVNs/LPNs, and others who interact with the hospitalized trauma patient. Conference Description : Unlike standardized trauma programs targeted at prehospital and emergency care providers, this course was specifically created to meet the learning needs of INPATIENT trauma nurses. This live, 2-day educational offerings give hospital staff members the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to meet regulatory requirements and provide excellent care to this challenging patient population. This course offers acute care, critical care, perioperative, and rehabilitation nurses the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to address the needs of the hospitalized trauma patient. TCAR covers a wide range of pathophysiologic and nursing concepts and is designed to be a broad, core-level program, rather than an advanced or specialty-specific course. TCAR Course Content : PART 1 - Participants focus on concepts relevant to the nursing care of the injured, hospitalized patient : • The trauma care spectrum • The bio-mechanics of trauma • The body's response to injury PART 2 - Learners participate in interactive, expanding case scenarios that address the needs of hospitalized patients with injuries to major body systems. Each module introduces specific trauma care concepts including pathophysiology, patient assessment, and complications. Surgical, medical, and nursing management options and outcome criteria are introduced while analyzing patients with : • Thoracic injury • Abdominal injury • Musculoskeletal injury • Craniocerebral injury • Spine and spinal cord injury Each interactive expanding case scenario promotes critical thinking, knowledge synthesis, and clinical reasoning skills by inviting learners to : • Incorporate injury bio-mechanics information • Analyze clinical assessment data • Suggest appropriate care interventions • Identify individuals at risk for deterioration • Prevent, recognize, and manage complications • Understand current trends and issues in trauma patient care • Predict each patient's care trajectory • Set realistic goals and evaluate outcomes Conference Objectives are : • Describe the trauma continuum of care. • Explain the bio-mechanics of common injuries. • Anticipate specific wounds and complications based on mechanism of injury information. • Discuss the body's multi-system responses to traumatic insults. • Incorporate physical assessment, imaging studies, and laboratory data to evaluate the hospitalized trauma patient. • Describe appropriate medical, surgical, and nursing interventions for frequently encountered injuries. • Interact with interdisciplinary team members to provide timely care to injured patients. • Prevent, identify, and manage complications common to the hospitalized trauma patient. • Identify realistic trauma patient goals and evaluate care outcomes. • Address the psycho-social needs of hospitalized trauma patients and their family members. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 04 - Nov 08, 2018 | CME 6.00 | USD $120 | Healthcare Management
Inner Resiliency for Healthcare Professionals is organized by St. Charles Health System and will be held from Oct 04 - Nov 08, 2018 at St. Charles Heart & Lung Center, Bend, Oregon, 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 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description: Stress and burnout are associated with increased medical errors and decreased quality of care for patients as well as lower levels of career satisfaction, decreased empathy, and more stress-related health problems. Resiliency training provides self-care tools to combat stress and burnout, and improve resiliency in the face of competing demands. There is a large body of literature demonstrating mental health benefits of self-compassion and mindfulness. Course Objectives: • Describe the concept of mindfulness and the components of self-compassion. • List the empirically-supported benefits of self-compassion. • Describe the difference between compassion fatigue and empathy fatigue; manage caregiver fatigue. • Apply practical tools to help you care for yourself while caring for others, including listening with compassion and handling difficult emotions with greater ease. Apply self-compassion practices to improve well-being and resilience. • Reconnect with the values that give your life and work meaning. Class Dates & Times: Start Time: Thursday, October 04, 2018 7:00 AM End Time: Thursday, October 04, 2018 8:00 AM Start Time: Thursday, October 11, 2018 7:00 AM End Time: Thursday, October 11, 2018 8:00 AM Start Time: Thursday, October 18, 2018 7:00 AM End Time: Thursday, October 18, 2018 8:00 AM Start Time: Thursday, October 25, 2018 7:00 AM End Time: Thursday, October 25, 2018 8:00 AM Start Time: Thursday, November 01, 2018 7:00 AM End Time: Thursday, November 01, 2018 8:00 AM Start Time: Thursday, November 08, 2018 7:00 AM End Time: Thursday, November 08, 2018 8:00 AM Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.