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.
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.