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Feb 07 - 08, 2020 | CE Credits 16.00 | USD $1120 | Fort Worth, Texas
Frenectomies & Beyond: A Modern Approach to Lasers in Dentistry is organized by American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP) and will be held on Feb 07 - 08, 2020 at Holiday Inn Dallas-Fort Worth Airport S, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 CE credits. Target Audience: General Dentists, Pediatric Dentists, Physicians, Residents, RDH, SLPs, IBCLCs, Chiropractors, Massage Therapists, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, all other allied health providers. Course Description: Ankyloglossia, Tethered Oral Tissues (TOTS), and Oral Restrictions are best identified, diagnosed and treated by knowledgeable providers. This course will explore material that shows the importance of understanding facial development necessary for proper growth & development, airway, feeding, and speech and the implications of TOTS as one of the contributing factors. Orofacial Myology Disorders (OMDs) will be defined and cases presented for all ages to illustrate normal and abnormal oral facial structures and the development of compensatory habits that affect speech, chewing, swallowing and breathing. Ankyloglossia & Oral Restrictions will be presented addressing basic and advanced therapy in the areas of observation, diagnosis, laser surgery, postoperative active wound care,Orofacial myofunctional therapy and wound healing. The goal of the program is to enhance the understanding of the issues related to Oral Restrictions and their implications on development, feeding & airway. Lasers used in dentistry are presented detailing the physics of ablation, cutting, coagulation & laser safety. This course provides a hands-on participation segment in addition to didactic basic laser science. Learning Objectives: • Demonstrate didactic and clinical tools for the use of lasers in dentistry • Present basic knowledge and education about dental lasers adhering to established standards of education • Instruct dentists, lactation consultants, speech & language and other allied health care providers in the efficient and safe application of laser energy in everyday practice • Demonstrate a wide range of didactic and clinical tools in the assessment & treatment of oral restrictions • Learn how to identify barriers and contributing factors that interfere with speech development and orofacial myology therapy in ankyloglossia, oral habits, & airway • Recognize when to refer to other professionals • Understand the importance of developing a multidisciplinary team • Discuss practice management and care for patients of all ages as it relates to oral restrictions.
Feb 21, 2020 | Fort Worth, Texas
Texas Society of Clinical Oncology (TxSCO) 2020 Leadership Day is organized by Texas Society of Clinical Oncology (TxSCO) and would be held on Feb 21, 2020 at Omni Fort Worth Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. Course Description: The TxSCO 2020 Leadership Day is a unique opportunity to innovate with like-minded cancer care professionals and gain effective strategies that will elevate your delivery of patient-centered care. Our experts will share the latest policy information and business trends affecting oncology, while dedicated networking breaks offer valuable time to make new contacts and explore advances in the cancer treatment pipeline from industry supporters. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 28 - 29, 2020 | Contact Hours 15.00 | USD $435 | Fort Worth, Texas
Evidence Based Cancer Rehabilitation Resources and Its Role in Cancer Survivorship is Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Feb 28 - 29, 2020 at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. CEU Credits: Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043 for 15 contact hours (1.5 CEUs) - Intermediate level. This course meets the criteria for 15 contact hours (1.5 CEUs). Occupational Therapy Process: Assessment, Intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEU's does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA NBCOT professional development provider- 15 PDUs Course Description: Explore evidence-based research and design tools and strategies to analyze and treat a diverse range of cancers. Learn to identify and administer treatments for edema, fatigue, neuropathy, pain, pelvic floor dysfunction, and many others. Advances in the medical management of cancer have led to earlier detection, improved treatments, and increased survival rates. However, research shows that most cancer survivors experience long-term physical, psychosocial, and cognitive impairments during and following cancer treatment. Rehabilitation professionals are increasingly challenged to provide supportive cancer services that address quality of life, cancer-related fatigue, neuropathy, musculoskeletal deficits, and integumentary concerns. This interactive course will discuss the latest evidence based tools and strategies for the care of patients with diverse cancer types across the cancer continuum. Functional outcome measures and current reimbursement requirements from Medicare and private insurance companies will be addressed. Problem-based case studies and lab activities will enable participants to develop an effective therapy program for cancer survivors. Course Objectives: Upon Completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Understand the pathology and medical management of various types of cancer • Perform a thorough evaluation of the patient with cancer • Select functional outcome measures and evidence based assessment tools • Develop and progress a cancer rehabilitation plan to address cancer related side effects • Understand current reimbursement mandates of federal and private insurance companies Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Challenges and Solutions for Infants and Children with Complex Feeding and Swallowing Disorders (Apr, 2020)
Apr 17 - 18, 2020 | Contact Hours 14.00 | USD $450 | Fort Worth, Texas
Challenges and Solutions for Infants and Children with Complex Feeding and Swallowing Disorders is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Apr 17 - 18, 2020 at Cook Children's Home Health Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. CEU Credits: This course meets the criteria for 14 contact hours (1.4 CEUs). Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 14 contact hours - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. This course is offered for up to 1.4 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional area) Course Description: Challenges with infants and children demonstrating complex feeding and swallowing disorders are addressed in a holistic evidence based framework that takes into account interrelating systems. Populations range from newborn infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through children in school based & rehabilitation settings. Problem solving will be addressed through lecture, videos, and case analyses. Functional outcomes are emphasized through targeted strategies based on sensorimotor learning principles and neural plasticity. Problem areas include: airway (e.g., laryngomalacia, laryngeal cleft, vocal fold paralysis, tracheostomy/ventilator); GI tract (e.g., gastroesophageal reflux and eosinophilic esophagitis); nutrition/hydration; advancing feeding in NICU and beyond to include tongue & lip tie; tube feeding & weaning; barriers to oral feeding & ways to overcome; picky/finicky eaters. Discussions will include the urgent need for specific outcomes and possible measures of frequency and intensity of direct and indirect interventions. Course Objectives: Participants will be able to apply course learning immediately to: • Apply knowledge of airway problems to make management decisions for infants and children with oropharyngeal dysphagia • Identify barriers to successful oral feeding (e.g., nutrition, GI tract, and neurologic conditions) • Describe primary factors necessary as foundation to advance oral feeding in infants in NICU with parents actively involved • Demonstrate processes for advancing oral feeding in tube feeders. • Implement intervention for picky eaters with a range of sensory and behavior based principles. • Determine strategies to measure intervention/treatment outcomes by time, frequency, and intensity Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 24 - 27, 2020 | Fort Worth, Texas
Pediatric Endocrine Society (PES) Annual Meeting is organized by the Pediatric Endocrine Society (PES). The session is going to be held from Apr 24 - 27, 2020 at The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. Targeted Audience Medical professionals who study and treat children with endocrine, reproductive, bone, thyroid, diabetes, obesity, growth, pituitary and adrenal disorders. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
May 06 - 09, 2020 | Fort Worth, Texas
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) Conference is organized by American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) and will be held from May 06 - 09, 2020 at Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 25 - 27, 2020 | Fort Worth, Texas
Texas Urological Society (TUS) 2020 Annual Meeting is organized by Texas Urological Society (TUS) and will be held from Jun 25 - 27, 2020 at Hilton Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
TBI: Tools and Strategies to Promote Recovery for the Moderately-Severely Challenged (Jul 24 - 25, 2020)
Jul 24 - 25, 2020 | Contact Hours 14.00 | USD $435 | Fort Worth, Texas
TBI: Tools and Strategies to Promote Recovery for the Moderately-Severely Challenged is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Jul 24 - 25, 2020 at Texas Health Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. CEU Details: • The 2-day live course meets the criteria for 14 contact hours (14 CEUs) • Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 14 contact hours for Intermediate Level Occupational therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA • NBCOT professional development provider - 14 PDUs Description: TBI results in an abrupt disruption to the functioning of the brain, with the potential to impact any or all of our mental and physical functions. The complex impairments, functional limitations and activity restrictions that the individual experiences can pose considerable challenges for clinicians from the acute through the chronic phases. This 2-day course will provide a framework and utilize video-based cases to provide optimal evaluation, assessment, and treatment strategies for individuals with moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries. Best practices and the integration of existing evidence into clinical reasoning, along with strategies for reflection to drive professional growth, will be emphasized. This will facilitate efficient and effective decision-making by the clinician to optimize outcomes for individuals with moderate to severe TBI. Objectives: Following this course, participants will report increased confidence in their ability to: • Perform a comprehensive examination of an individual with moderate or severe TBI, including assessment of physical, cognitive, behavioral, and psychosocial variables. • Integrate multiple sources of information to anticipate areas of deficits to help guide examination, goal setting and prognosticating • Develop a patient-centered plan of care that prioritizes addressing impairments linked to activity and participation restrictions, considering co-morbidities, acuity of injury, resources, and personal factors. • Implement evidence-based and theory-based interventions that will comprehensively address the needs of the individual patient. • Utilize reflective strategies throughout the clinical reasoning process to foster professional growth and continue to drive one’s own expertise.
Torticollis and Plagiocephaly: Assessment and Treatment of Infants and Children Impact on the Movement System of Infants and Beyond (Sep 11 - 12, 2020)
Sep 11 - 12, 2020 | Contact Hours 18.00 | USD $465 | Fort Worth, Texas
Torticollis and Plagiocephaly: Assessment and Treatment of Infants and Children Impact on the Movement System of Infants and Beyond is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Sep 11 - 12, 2020 at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. Target Audience: Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists and Assistants; Nurses, including NICU, Nurse Practitioners, Orthotists, Physician Assistants and Physicians. Accreditation: • This course meets the criteria for 15 contact hours (1.5 CEUs). In MA, CT, and NH this workshop meets accepted standards for continuing competence activities. Application has been made to the NJ • Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. The IN, MI, PA RI, and WI Boards of Physical Therapy recognize other state board approvals. TX Physical Therapy Association accredited provider. • Approved sponsor by the State of IL Dept. of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 18 contact hours. • Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 18 contact hours. • Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 15 contact hours - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. • This course meets the approval for type 2 CEUs by the TX Board of OT Examiners. • Application has been made to IL EI Training Program. • NBCOT professional development provider - 15 PDUs • 12 hours of this course qualify toward the 20 hours requirement for NDTA re-certification. Description: This dynamic course provides participants with the knowledge to effectively assess and treat children with torticollis. Learn effective strategies including designing home exercise programs, infant positioning, manual techniques, and taping to understanding helmet criteria, head asymmetries, surgeries, and associated diagnosis. This dynamic evolving course will concentrate on progressive, effective evaluation and treatment schemes for infants and young children with a diagnosis of torticollis with or without plagiocephaly, including challenging cases. The course is designed to provide therapists with current research and recommendations pertaining to the implications of torticollis, sleep posture and increased use of positional devices on infant postural and motor development. Current evidence-based clinical pathways and guidelines for management of torticollis and infant head shape, including Clinical Practice Guidelines from APTA will be discussed and incorporated. Red flags for related early infancy and preschool diagnoses will be appraised as we explore diagnosis impact on the movement system and resulting impairments in gross, fine and speech motor skills. Current functional, clinically oriented evaluation and evidence based treatment strategies for infants and young children that can be integrated into routines and play will be provided. Diagnostic procedures and surgical intervention will be reviewed. Recommendations for follow-up and secondary specialist consultations will be presented. Emphasis on home exercise programs and effective strategies to team with parents will be explored throughout both days. Course Objectives: Upon completion of course, participants will be able to: • Identify the incidence, etiology and pathophysiology of torticollis and discuss the importance of early identification and early referral through systematic screenings and evaluations by health care providers • Identify the impact of torticollis on the movement system and associated body structures and function • Problem solve current evidence based treatment regimes for torticollis • Identify the impact on head shape that may be present with a diagnosis of torticollis. • Discuss guidelines, available research and problem solve solutions to manage including helmet criteria and treatment • Discuss the relationship of “the change in sleep posture,” effects of increased positional devices, and environmental influences on postural development • Relate current research and recommendations pertaining to SIDS and the efficacy of back to sleep • Review diagnoses related to the health policy change • Collaborate and cultivate parent/caregiver’s understanding of the child’s health condition, interventions, and compliance to home education/therapy program and follow-up recommendations • Establish individualized goals and incorporate family centered evidenced based treatment regimes as part of their home education/therapy program.
Sep 11 - 12, 2020 | CEUs 1.50 | USD $495 | Fort Worth, Texas
Pediatric NDT Intensive Handling Techniques is organized by Motivations Inc. and will be held from Sep 11 - 12, 2020 at Cook Children's Home Health Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. Audience: Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Assistants, and Speech Language Pathologists CEU Credits: 15 hours or .15 or 15 CEUs Course Summary: As clinicians treating individuals with central nervous system dysfunction, such as cerebral palsy, congenital hypotonia and other multi-system impairments, we can make advances in our clinical decision making skills by establishing hypotheses regarding the critical impairments that we observe in our assessments and be more precise in our treatment sessions. This 2-day, hands-on lab intensive seminar is designed to further enhance the ability to treat individual’s with CNS dysfunction. We will briefly review the current Neuro-Developmental Treatment Approach principles and rationales that support our treatment planning and the strategies used within a treatment session. Development of your handling skills will be emphasized as a way to influence multi-system and single system impairments related to the clients’s functional outcomes. Development of specific handling skills related to in-effective posture and movement behaviors observed in the neurologically challenged client will be the primary focus of this seminar. Discussion of therapeutic intervention and the clinical decision-making process will be discussed. A combination of didactic, video examples, laboratory learning experiences and patient demonstration will ensure the integration of NDT as a foundation for intervention. Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to: • For a given individual with a neurological impairment, demonstrate the ability to use graded sensory input to influence posture and movement • After identifying the relationship between functional limitations, multi-system impairments, and single system impairments, prioritize 3 essential elements of intervention. • For a given neurological impairment, justify a treatment strategy using at least 3 interventions discussed in this course. • For a given neurological impairment, demonstrate the ability to use sustained and intermittent touch of varying pressures with movement, joint compression, and traction. • Identify at least 3 treatment strategies/techniques that effectively address alignment, base of support, muscle activation and functional outcomes in the client with a neurological impairment.