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Oct 24, 2018 | USD $229.99 | Chattanooga, Tennessee
Smart But Scattered: Executive Dysfunction at Home and at School is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Oct 24, 2018 at DoubleTree by Hilton Chattanooga Downtown, Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America. Course Description: Children who have deficient executive skills often have trouble getting started on tasks, get distracted easily, lose papers or assignments and forget to hand in homework. They make careless mistakes, put off work until the last minute and have no sense of time urgency. Workspaces are disorganized and teachers often refer to their backpacks or lockers as “black holes.” Often considered chronic underachievers, these children are at risk for academic failure as well as emotional and behavioral difficulties. Dr. Dawson, co-author of the best-selling books Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, 2nd Ed. (2010), Smart but Scattered (Guilford, 2009) and Smart but Scattered Teens (2013, Guilford) uses case examples along with interactive discussion to demonstrate how the executive skills manifest in daily home and school activities. Learn how to assess these skills and take home evidence-based strategies to help children and adolescents overcome executive skills weaknesses. Leave this seminar with a set of tools that includes strategies for task/environmental modifications, skill development through cognitive/behavioral techniques and creation of incentive systems. You will be able to give teachers and parents a means for developing and improving the following: • organization • time management • impulse control • goal-directed persistence • executive skills critical for independent functioning Course Objectives are : • Assess the relationship between the executive skills and brain development/function in relation to assessment and treatment planning. • Recommend strategies to accommodate and strengthen weak planning and organizational skill, to improve client level of functioning. • Explore assessment tools used to identify deficits in executive functioning to better inform your choice of treatment interventions. • Determine how executive skills impact performance and activities of daily living at home and school for the purpose of client psychoeducation. • Utilize environmental modification strategies to support deficits in executive skills thus improving treatment outcomes. • Implement strategies that transition children from being externally prompted to internally regulated.
Oct 26 - 27, 2018 | CME 10.50 | Chattanooga, Tennessee
2018 Tennessee Chapter Annual Meeting is organized by American College of Physicians (ACP) and will be held from Oct 26 - 27, 2018 at Chattanooga Convention Center, Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is General internists, Subspecialty internists, Family practitioners, Fellows in subspecialty training, Hospitalists, Allied health practitioners, Residents, Medical students interested in internal medicine. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Objectives are : • Apply updated knowledge of alternative pain management and COPD treatment to clinical practice. • Improve clinical practice by incorporating major new developments in prevention and treatment of HIV infections. • Understand recent advances in alternative pain management and outpatient treatment of mental illness. • Review clinical documentation and coding practices. • Increase confidence in performing examinations to diagnose common sports injuries and reading chest x-rays. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Assessment and Treatment of Children with Oral Motor, Feeding/Swallowing and Respiratory Function Challenges: Children with Neuromuscular Involvement - Session 2 (Nov 30 - Dec 02, 2018)
Nov 30 - Dec 02, 2018 | CME 17.50 | USD $625 | Chattanooga, Tennessee
Assessment and Treatment of Children with Oral Motor, Feeding/Swallowing and Respiratory Function Challenges: Children with Neuromuscular Involvement - Session 2 is organized by Education Resources, Inc (ERI) and will be held from Nov 30 - Dec 02, 2018 at Child Life Department at Children's Hospital at Erlanger, Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Professionals with a foundation in the components of typical and atypical oral motor, feeding/swallowing, respiratory-phonatory and general movement development and experience in services for infants and children with neuromuscular challenges This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 17.50 contact hours (1.75 CEU’s). Course Description: This course delivers clinically relevant assessment and treatment strategies for infants and children with neuromuscular impairments and challenges to their oral motor, feeding/swallowing and respiratory function. A special emphasis is on postural alignment and control as well as on sensory factors that can influence a childs feeding and swallowing. Effective treatment strategies to improve cheeks/lips, tongue, jaw and rib cage function will be highlighted. Participants will engage in extensive clinical problem-solving via group case analysis and patient demonstration sessions. Course learning objectives are : • Clinically assess oral motor, feeding/swallowing and respiratory coordination function in infants and young children • Detail the essential components of comprehensive intervention programming for young children with neuromuscular involvement • Implement effective handling and positioning for the modification of oral motor, oral-pharyngeal and respiratory function in intervention programming • Perform treatment strategies to improve the function of the cheeks/lips, tongue, jaw and rib cage in children with neuromuscular involvement Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 13, 2018 | CME 6.30 | USD $229.99 | Chattanooga, Tennessee
The Ultimate Hands-On Wound Care Clinical Lab is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 13, 2018 at DoubleTree by Hilton Chattanooga Downtown, Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Educators, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Nursing Home Administrators, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. 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, Kim Saunders, 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! Course Objectives are : • 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 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.