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Nov 18 - 19, 2019 | CME 14.25 | USD $1,250 | Austin, Texas
Pediatric Readiness '19: Prepare Yourself Before They Arrive is organized by Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) and will be held from Nov 18 - 19, 2019 at AT&T Hotel and Conference Center, Austin, Texas, United States of America. Accreditation: 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ 14.25 AOA Category 2A 14.25 Certificate of Participation Target Audience: General emergency medicine physicians, APPs, family practice physicians, pediatricians and urgent care providers who regularly see or want to be ready to see children and therefore desire to improve their comfort level and the care they provide sicker children. Participants should be particularly interested hands-on and experiential training not available in other pediatric emergency medicine conferences. Learning Objectives: After completing this CME course, participants should be able to: • Review the most common and highest risk pediatric emergency conditions encountered in emergency departments and urgent care settings. • Demonstrate expert training and hands-on experience for the most critical procedures using cadavers, models and high-fidelity simulation equipment. • Reinforce long term memory of best practices in providers that care for rare yet critical pediatric scenarios through the use multimedia, purposeful redundancy, case-based interactive presentations and other experiential learning methods. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS): A Revolutionary & Transformative Treatment for Healing PTSD, Anxiety, Depression and More (Nov 21, 2019)
Nov 21, 2019 | CME 6.00 | Austin, Texas
Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS): A Revolutionary & Transformative Treatment for Healing PTSD, Anxiety, Depression and More is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Nov 21, 2019 at Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark, Austin, Texas, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Addiction Counselors • Marriage and Family Therapists • Therapists • Other Professionals Who Work within the Mental Health Fields Conference Description: We all know what it is to feel conflicting emotions, “a part of me wants to … and a part of me does not”. For our clients, this kind of inner emotional conflict can become intense, even debilitating. Why, they wonder, are their relationships unstable? Why are they sometimes enraged and other times too passive? Why do symptoms persist? Can they ever really ‘get over’ traumatic childhood experiences? They may notice a part of them wants to deal with it and another part is hopeless. Internal Family Systems offers unique, clarifying, and empowering methods for addressing these common clinical concerns. Some models of psychotherapy regard having multiple internal “parts” as pathological. NOT in IFS. IFS views the multiplicity of the mind as normal. Every part has a positive intention and every part has value. All clients can heal. IFS aligns the therapist with the innate wisdom of the client. IFS cultivates compassion. IFS is a powerful treatment modality. Once you experience it you will want to incorporate it into your practice. In developing IFS 30 years ago, creator Richard Schwartz, Ph.D., realized that clients were describing experiences with various conflicting roles and extreme behaviors within themselves. He noticed that when parts felt heard and safe and had their concerns addressed, clients became calm and less reactive. They could begin to make different and better decisions. IFS therapy helps clients to find safe ways to connect to early childhood emotions, to transform negative beliefs, to feel grounded in their true self, and to achieve lasting change in their lives. Conference Objectives are: • Investigate Internal Family Systems (IFS) concepts, steps and techniques to broaden treatment intervention options. • Discover how IFS brings a non-pathological perspective of mental health disorders by translating common comorbidities into parts language. • Examine the IFS view that client symptoms and psychopathology are attempts to solve an emotional problem. • View a clinical session to deepen one’s understanding of IFS treatment strategies. • Practice clinical interventions to enhance effectiveness in sessions. Consider the benefits of applying IFS to one’s current clinical practice. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Dec 03, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $250 | Austin, Texas
Challenging Geriatric Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 03, 2019 at Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark, Austin, Texas, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 CCUs. Target Audience: • Nurses • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Speech-Language Pathologists • Social Workers • Home Healthcare Providers • Nursing Home Administrators • Registered Dietitians & Dietetic Technicians • Recreation Therapists Description: This is the best seminar on challenging geriatric behaviors that you will ever attend - GUARANTEED! Join Steven Atkinson, nationally-known expert, author and speaker on geriatrics, for a high-energy, dynamic seminar filled with interesting case studies, insightful discussions and interactive learning. You will leave this seminar with practical techniques that you can apply the next day! Dealing with cognitively-impaired geriatric patients can be challenging even for the experienced healthcare professional. You will learn strategies to manage behaviors such as: • Dementia • Aggression • Anxiety and depression • Refusal of food and fluids • Inappropriate sexual advances If older adults are routinely under your care, minimize your risk of escalating the problems associated with troublesome, often irrational behavior by attending this program. Gain valuable insights into the causes of challenging geriatric behaviors and learn innovative and practical intervention strategies to improve the care you provide. Objectives: • Develop strategies to manage difficult behaviors in seniors who have an altered perception of reality. • Identify the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias. • Discuss current research on the prevention of Alzheimer's disease, as well as lifestyle factors to slow the disease progression. • Summarize the safety issues associated with geriatric patients who drive and identify individuals who pose a safety threat. • Explain why wandering occurs in individuals with cognitive impairment and develop strategies to minimize or redirect this behavior. • Describe the environmental and behavioral causes of agitation. • Differentiate between appropriate and inappropriate sexual behaviors in individuals with dementia. • Distinguish between normal sleeping patterns and bedtime issues which could lead to increased health problems. • Analyze the physical and psychological changes that affect an elder's desire and ability to eat including the changes in nutritional requirements. • Identify the signs of caregiver stress and develop intervention strategies to prevent burnout.
Rewire the Anxious Brain: Neuroscience-Informed Treatment of Anxiety, Panic and Worry (Dec 04, 2019)
Dec 04, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $250 | Austin, Texas
Rewire the Anxious Brain: Neuroscience-Informed Treatment of Anxiety, Panic and Worry is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 04, 2019 at Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark, Austin, Texas, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Marriage and Family Therapists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Nurses • Occupational Therapists • Other Mental Health Professionals Description: Join neuroscience and anxiety expert, Dr. Daniel van Ingen and learn his keys for successful anxiety treatment. Dr. van Ingen integrates brain-based strategies for calming the anxious mind with client communication techniques that motivate change in your clients. Daniel’s approach promotes adherence to treatment and strengthens the therapeutic alliance – which is essential when working with anxious, worried, traumatized, or obsessive clients. Dr. van Ingen will give you proven tools and techniques to: • Identify and treat the roots of anxiety in both the amygdala and the cortex • Explain “the language of the amygdala” in an accessible, straight forward way • Identify how the cortex contributes to anxiety, and empower clients with strategies to resist anxiety-igniting cognitions Objectives: • Ascertain the underlying neurological processes that impact anxious symptoms for clients. • Develop client engagement in treatment using personalized goals and attending to the therapeutic relationship. • Evaluate the differences between amygdala-based and cortex-based anxiety symptoms and identify how these symptoms inform treatment interventions. • Communicate strategies for calming and training the amygdala in order to alleviate symptoms of anxiety. • Implement methods for teaching clients to retrain the cortex so that anxiety is resisted rather than exacerbated. • Analyze how psychotropic medication impacts neuroplasticity in the brain; identify related treatment implications.
E2 - Extremity Integration by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) (Dec 06 - 08, 2019)
Dec 06 - 08, 2019 | Hours 21.00 | USD $595 | Austin, Texas
E2 - Extremity Integration is organized by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) and will be held from Dec 06 - 08, 2019 at Austin, Texas, United States of America. Hours: 21 or 2.1 CEUs or 2 graduate credits Prerequisite: E1 Upper and Lower Extremity Evaluation and Manipulation Seminars Who Attends: Physical Therapists Description: This three day seminar is carried out in seminar format which includes lecture and lab. The content of this seminar highlights the interrelationships of extremity joint complexes, along with thorax and spinal influences with emphasis on kinetic chain events. Soft tissue and joint techniques for both examination and treatment are practiced in lab sessions. Clinical cases are presented for discussion of management and treatment based upon clinical reasoning skills. Learning Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the attendee should be able to: • build on principles, concepts and manipulation techniques learned in E1 and S1 and MF1. • correlate normal and abnormal anatomy and biomechanics to musculoskeletal dysfunctions of upper limb, lower limb and spine as related to kinetic chain events. • integrate symptoms and musculoskeletal findings of selected dysfunctions to upper limb, lower limb, and spinal influences. • perform and modify extremity examination strategies, manipulation techniques and soft tissue techniques to selected dysfunctions of upper limb, lower limb and spine. • utilize clinical reasoning skills to analyze information gathered from examination findings based upon selected patient cases. • observe and speculate for patterns of compensations with selected impairments.
Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed - Austin
Dec 12, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $250 | Austin, Texas
Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 12, 2019 at Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark, Austin, Texas, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Speech-Language Pathologists • Speech-Language Pathology Assistants • Teachers & Paraprofessionals • School Counselors • School Psychologists • School Administrators • School Social Workers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Addiction Professionals • Probation Officers • All professionals working in child care settings, therapy settings, treatment programs, hospitals, juvenile justice facilities, foster care, and more Course Description: Join child/adolescent behavioral expert, R. Nicolle Carr, Ph.D., and learn how to best manage the students at your school diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), mood disorders, anxiety and depression. You will walk away with concrete, yet practical, strategies to successfully intervene with their serious behavioral issues, such as: • Anger and outbursts • Cutting and self-injury • Defiance • Impulsivity • Sensory issues • Meltdowns and tantrums • Obsessive compulsive • Truancy • Rigidity • Electronic addiction Through case studies, video clips and dynamic class discussion you will learn: • 30 second teacher strategies to manage challenging and disruptive behaviors • New ways to reduce the costs of out-of-district placements • How to engage students in class, increase productivity and reduce truancy • Behavioral assessments and strategies for the IEP team • Side-effects of common psychotropic medications • How skill deficits from mental health conditions create behavioral difficulties • Characteristics of at-risk students’ mental health problems • Strategies to gain collaboration with clinicians Objectives: • Articulate how behavioral-driven choices differ from mental health-driven behaviors and characterize how these differences inform your choice of intervention. • Communicate the effective uses of medications and potential side effects that can appear as misbehaviors. • Implement various school-based strategies, used in collaboration with community clinicians, to intervene when behavioral issues arise from mental health conditions. • Determine effective positive behavior support strategies as part of a multidisciplinary team to successfully discipline the special needs child. • Discriminate how IDEA relates to mental health issues and discipline. • Apply communication techniques that create a climate for success inside and outside the classroom.
S2 - Advanced Evaluation & Manipulation of Pelvis, Lumbar & Thoracic Spine Including Thrust (Dec 16 - 17, 2019)
Dec 16 - 17, 2019 | CME 18.00 | USD $495 | Austin, Texas
S2 - Advanced Evaluation & Manipulation of Pelvis, Lumbar & Thoracic Spine Including Thrust is organized by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) and will be held from Dec 16 - 17, 2019 at Austin, Texas, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Physical Therapists. Hours: 18 or 1.8 CEUs (includes 3 online hours) or 2 graduate credits Prerequisite: S1; Intro S2 Webinar is included with S2 Description: Anatomy and biomechanics of the lumbar spine, thoracic spine, rib cage and the pelvis are discussed. Review and modification of techniques from S1 - Spinal Evaluation and Manipulation, along with the instruction of additional techniques are provided. An in-depth presentation on the syndromes of the lumbar spine and their treatment is instructed. The utilization of biomechanical and anatomical principles for the enhancement of patient care through manipulation and exercise is emphasized, as is the patient’s role in his/her own welfare. Learning Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the attendee should be able to: • conduct a detailed physical examination of the lumbar, thoracic spine and pelvis • describe the mechanisms and characteristics of spinal pain and the behavior of pain patients • perform manipulation to the lumbar, thoracic spine/ribs and pelvis • discuss and present cases with spinal dysfunction • describe indications and contraindications of spinal manipulation • discuss the role of therapeutic exercise and preventative measures in the management of spinal dysfunction especially with regard to spinal stabilization
Nov 13 - 17, 2019 | Austin, Texas
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting is organized by The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and will be held from Nov 13 - 17, 2019. Venues: The majority of Annual Scientific Meeting activities will take place at the JW Marriott Austin (110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701) and the Austin Convention Center (500 E Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78701) Target Audience: Professionals attending the Annual Scientific Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America include gerontological researchers and practitioners from the biological, clinical (including physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists and dentists), behavioral and social sciences (including anthropologists, psychologists, social workers, and sociologists), as well as applied researchers, policy professionals, health care administrators, and economists. Others working in the area of geriatrics also will find the sessions of value and are encouraged to attend. Description: The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary scientific organization devoted to the advancement of gerontological research, learning, and practice. Through its Annual Scientific Meeting, GSA offers nearly 4,000 international professionals in the field of aging the opportunity to learn the latest trends and development from industry leaders, build strategic partnerships to address aging challenges, and network with peers. The theme, “Strength in Age-Harnessing the Power of Networks,” selected by 2019 GSA President Dr. S. Michal Jazwinski, professor of medicine and professor of biochemistry at Tulane University and director of the Tulane Center for Aging. Various realms of human activity involve components, connections, and systems: economics; education; mathematical theories; tissues, cells, molecules; health care; families, races, religions, gender, wealth; human behavior; and societies. The 2019 GSA Annual Scientific theme seeks to answer questions such as: How will we harness social capital in the service of an aging population? How can we ameliorate cognitive decline? How do we combat decline and frailty at the cellular, physiologic, and patient levels? The Annual Scientific Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America is organized to foster interdisciplinary interactions among clinical, administrative, and research professionals in the field of gerontological health care. In addition to the core scientific sessions, the presentation of pre-conference workshops and poster sessions will encourage and stimulate diverse viewpoints in geriatric health, research, and economics. There is a recognized need to disseminate this educational information to geriatric health care professionals to optimize the care of elderly patients. Upon completion of sessions, participants will be able to apply new knowledge and skills in the areas of clinical physiology, organ-specific systemic disorders, clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, geriatric syndromes, community services, acute and long-term care issues, health care professional education and research, as well as ethics and economics. Pre-Conference Workshops will be held on Nov 13, 2019.
Jan 03 - 07, 2020 | Austin, Texas
Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology (SICB) Annual Meeting is organized by Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology (SICB) and will be held from Jan 03 - 07, 2020 at Austin, Texas, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 08 - 09, 2020 | Austin, Texas
2020 IAIME MedicoLegal Institute: The Science, Art and Practice of Medical Evaluation is organized by International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators (IAIME) and will be held from Jan 08 - 09, 2020 at Hyatt Regency Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.