Upcoming Medical Conferences in PlanoSearch Criteria : United States of America Plano
Oct 04, 2019 | USD $125 | Plano, Texas
5th Annual Eating Disorders Symposium: Cultivating Connections: Innovations in the Treatment of Eating Disorders is organized by Children's Health and will be held on Oct 04, 2019 at Capital One Plano Conference Center, Plano, Texas, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is mental health professionals, dietitians, and educators. Conference Description: The Center for Pediatric Eating Disorders at Children's Medical Center Plano is the only pediatric eating disorder treatment center in the nation that holds the prestigious disease-specific Joint Commission accreditation in the treatment of eating disorders. The Center enthusiastically announces the 5th Annual Symposium focusing on the theme of "Cultivating Connection: Innovations in Eating Disorders Treatment.” The symposium features our keynote speaker, Kristin Neff, Ph.D., who is a prominent figure in the architecture of mental health, nationally known for her research on Self-Compassion. Symposium presentation topics include the intersection of eating disorders and self-compassion, attachment, working with diverse populations, and family connections. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 18 - 19, 2019 | CEU 16.00 | USD $1895 | Plano, Texas
Dallas Sleep Retreat: Wasted Days & Sleepless Nights is organized by Sleep Group Solutions (SGS) and will be held from Oct 18 - 19, 2019 at Cain Watters & Associates, Plano, Texas, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 CEU. Objectives • Undergo a private sleep study using an ambulatory monitor. • Discover which patients in your practice are at risk. • Learn how to physically examine the sleep apneic. • Understand the basics of sleep, helping you communicate more effectively with patients. • Be able to intelligently discuss all snoring and sleep apnea treatment options with patients. • Become familiar with the anatomy and physiology of the airway • Have all of the forms necessary to help with data retrieval and communication with physicians. • Learn how to treat the snorer/apneic in the dental office while making sureyou don't get into trouble. • Discover secrets to market the sleep disorder part of your practice. • Analyze both a home sleep study and a PSG. • Learn technologies for playing the medical insurance game. Additional Topics • Sleep-wake cycles • Stages of Sleep • The many disorders/disturbances of sleep • The sleep breathing disorder continuum • Epideminology of sleep victims • Sequelae of obstructive sleep apnes • Items to include on your health history • OSA in children • 13 treatments (and counting) for sleep breathing disorders • Different types of oral appliances for treating the SBD patient • Side effects of appliances • Protocol for your office Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 09, 2019 | Plano, Texas
Dallas PCI Coronary Imaging and Physiology Conference is organized by Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) and will be held on Nov 09, 2019 at Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano, Plano, Texas, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is designed for anesthesiologists, cardiologists, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, and all other providers who care for patients in any setting in which percuta- neous coronary intervention is provided. Course Description: This program will be an independent education program for the purpose of educating physicians and allied health. FACET, the program coordinator, will have the sole responsibility for content and program design. Upon conclusion of the Dallas PCI: Imaging and Physiology program, participants should be able to: • Assess indications, use, and limitations of intravascular ultrasound imaging and coronary physiology in the everyday practice. • Evaluate peri-procedure management of patients with complex coronary artery disease. • Understand the evidence-based guidelines in using coronary imaging and physiology. • Integrating the appropriate use criteria in the day to day practice of PCI. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Dec 06 - 07, 2019 | Contact Hours 15.50 | USD $450 | Plano, Texas
Intervention in the NICU: A Neurodevelopmental Approach Session 3 is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Dec 06 - 7, 2019 at Children's Medical Center Plano, Plano, Texas, United States of America. Target Audience: Because PT, OT and SLP practice in the NICU environment is not considered entry level by the AOTA, APTA and ASHA, it is advised that clinicians engage in continuing education courses and mentorships. This course is geared at an introductory to intermediate level. Credits: • Texas Physical Therapy Association accredited provider. This course meets the approval for type 2 CEUs by the TX Board of OT Examiners. • Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 15.5 contact hours • NBCOT professional development provider-15.5 PDU's • This program has been submitted for approval of 15.5 clock hours of continuing education credit • This course is offered for up to 1.55 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). • This course meets the criteria for 15.5 hours that can be applied toward the NTNCB Neonatal Therapy Certification Course Description: This course is designed to provide participants with evidence based research that will contribute to their development and implementation of best practices of therapeutic intervention programs within a NICU environment. This course is designed to provide the therapist currently practicing within a NICU setting the knowledge base to apply evidence based assessment, application and intervention services. Course Objectives: Following Completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Discuss the theoretical basis and the evidence based outcomes for therapeutic services in the NICU. • Identify common self-regulation signals and different state behaviors displayed by premature infants. • Discuss typical motor and sensory development observed in premature infants; 23-24 weeks gestational age to one-month-old postconceptual age. • Discuss the pathophysiology of common medical diagnoses found in the NICU, the outcome of these diagnoses and potential impact a therapeutic management/treatment intervention may have with the infant and family/caregiver. • Apply evidence-based research to clinical application for therapeutic evaluation, assessment and intervention in the NICU and after discharge. • Provide evidence-based recommendations of follow-up care of an infant and family/caregiver after discharge from the NICU.
Jan 24 - 25, 2020 | Contact Hours 15.50 | USD $450 | Plano, Texas
The AEIOU Systematic Approach to Pediatric Feeding is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Jan 24 - 25, 2020 at Children’s Medical Center Plano, Plano, Texas, United States of America. CEU Credits: This course meets the criteria for 15.5 contact hours (1.55 CEUs) Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 15.5 contact hours (1.55 CEUs) - Intermediate Level 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. ASHA CEUs are awarded by the ASHA CE Registry upon receipt of the CEU Participant Form from the ASHA Approved CE Provider for 1.55 CEU’s. NBCOT professional development provider -15.5 PDU's. Course Description: This course teaches a step-by-step approach for helping children learn to explore food, enjoy eating, and participate independently in social mealtimes. The AEIOU approach acceptance, exposure, independence, observation and understanding offers a new and highly successful method for integrated treatment of infants and young children with challenging feeding disorders using sensory, oral motor, biomedical and environmental strategies. Five factors in this holistic approach emphasize active participation, independence and shared control. This course will arm participants with knowledge and practical information to achieve functional outcomes for complex etiologies, improve quality of mealtime, manage tube dependency and transition to eating solid foods, treat sensory aversions, improve oral-motor skills, achieve home carryover, and more. This course is presented in a dynamic learning environment, using case studies and videos to engage and instruct participants. Extensive resources are provided. Many special populations are discussed including: prematurity, GERD, allergies, autism, failure to thrive, tracheostomy, picky eaters, and children with various syndromes. Course Objectives: Participants will be able to apply course learning immediately to: • Develop assessment and treatment strategies that integrate 5 management factors for biomedical and enviro-behavioral influences that limit successful feeding in infants and young children. • Formulate strategies to achieve parent buy-in for home carryover, promote positive parent-child interaction, and help children participate independently in social mealtime routines. • Identify contraindications for oral feeding and describe a 5-step treatment plan for advancing prefeeding skills in non-oral feeders. • Assess signs of distress and/or disengagement during feeding. • Develop and implement treatment plans for oral feeding that expand taste repertoire and texture acceptance by incorporating strategies for the mealtime environment, seating/positioning, and oralmotor, sensory, and motor deficits. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Updates in Cardiology Conference is organized by Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) and will be held on Feb 15, 2020 at Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano, Plano, Texas, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is designed for cardiologists, internists, emergency physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, and all other providers who care for patients in any setting in which critical care is provided. Accreditation & Credit Designation: The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET), Provider #0007001, has approved this program for 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Course Description: Updates in Cardiology will feature a wide variety of the latest updates in congestive heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, coronary artery disease, cardiac arrhythmias, congenital heart disease, anticoagulation, preventive cardiology, and valvular heart disease, among others. Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to: • Assess indications, use, and limitations of different types of anticoagulants in a diverse spectrum of cardiovascular diseases. • Evaluate peri-procedure management of anticoagulation in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. • Recite the current indications and contra-indications for TAVR, mitral valve clip and potential new indications for percutaneous tricuspid valve replacement. • Apply the latest hypertension and cardiovascular (CV) guidelines to improve overall morbidity/mortality rates. • Describe practice changes to improve care for patients with congenital heart disease. • Summarize guidelines to increase preventive care for patients with CV diseases. • Apply current guidelines for the treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF.) • Describe clinical features of primary pulmonary arterial hypertension. • Describe cardiovascular adaptation to exercise and review risks and benefits of exercise in patients with cardiovascular diseases