Upcoming Medical Conferences in San AntonioSearch Criteria : United States of America San Antonio
Nov 23 - 24, 2019 | CE Hours 16.00 | San Antonio, Texas
Everything Therapeutic Course is organized by University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO) and will be held from Nov 23 - 24, 2019 at The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 Credit Hours. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 02, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.25 | USD $249 | San Antonio, Texas
Challenging Geriatric Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 02, 2019 at Norris Conference Centers - San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 CCUs / 6.25 clock hours. 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. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Rewire the Anxious Brain: Neuroscience-Informed Treatment of Anxiety, Panic and Worry (Dec 03, 2019)
Dec 03, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $250 | San Antonio, Texas
Rewire the Anxious Brain: Neuroscience-Informed Treatment of Anxiety, Panic and Worry is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 03, 2019 at Panic and Worry, Norris Conference Centers - San Antonio, San Antonio, 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.
Dec 05 - 08, 2019 | USD $2,300 | San Antonio, Texas
Orofacial Myology: From Basics to Habituation is organized by International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM) and will be held from Dec 05 - 08, 2019 at San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 05 - 08, 2019 | USD $1,000 | San Antonio, Texas
32nd Annual Southern Region Burn CME Conference is organized by Southern Medical Association (SMA) and will be held from Dec 05 - 08, 2019 at San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. Description: An informative and energizing learning resource for all burn care disciplines, at all career stages. The curriculum focuses on evidence-based practice, treatment modalities, rehabilitation, prevention, research, outreach programs, and burn units’ work in progress. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 05 - 08, 2019 | CME 20.00 | USD $1,050 | San Antonio, Texas
Current Challenges in Pediatric Anesthesia is organized by Northwest Anesthesia Seminars (NWAS) and will be held from Dec 05 - 08, 2019 at Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is designed for physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the anesthesia specialty or are impacted by it. Accreditation: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physician Assistants: The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 20 hours of Category I credit for completing this program. Registered Nurses: NWAS is an approved provider for the following state nursing boards: Arkansas State Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider Number 4833), District of Columbia Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), Florida Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), Georgia Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), and the South Carolina Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480). This program offers 20 contact hours. Program Purpose: The practitioner of anesthesiology must possess the scientific background for clinical practice; maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but also of all additional related disciplines which may impact it; maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures necessary for the provision of quality patient care; manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in the clinical setting, the clinical and educational institutions, and the community in which the practice resides; serve as an expert in matters involving health care delivery; serve as an informed manager of clinical and educational services provided, including the acquisition and distribution of resources necessary in meeting professional goals; and provide assistance with and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon the professional expertise of the practitioner. Presentations are designed to facilitate the healthcare provider in reviewing, updating, and/or expanding knowledge and abilities in one or more of these areas vital to the practicing professional. Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to: • Apply the pertinent physical and behavioral sciences - to include but not be limited to advanced anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, chemistry, physics, psychology, and social sciences - as they impact and are affected by the planning, delivery, and monitoring of anesthesia and related services inherent in the anesthesia professions. • Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, and contraindications and precautions of presented pharmacological agents through the understanding of their physico-chemical properties, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, updated uses, and more recently developed additional, related, and similar drugs. • Outline comprehensive management plans for the group of patients discussed, whether related in age, physical status, cultural background, invasive procedure, anesthetic or analgesic requirements, clinical setting, adverse reactions, and/or goals of care. • Apply the principles of safety and asepsis in the performance of anesthetic procedures and administrations, equipment use, and other applications encountered during the provision of anesthesia and analgesia whether in the surgical unit, the labor and delivery suite, the pain management clinic, or other more remote location of anesthetizing services. • Incorporate the appropriate recommendations and/or requirements of pertinent external organizations, institutions, and professional groups - recognized as serving as the authority for and/or holding the responsibility to compile and approve such tenets - in the provision of anesthesia and related services, whether medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, or health care management standards. Apply the new techniques in the clinical setting of the participant.
Dec 05 - 06, 2019 | CEUs 12.00 | USD $1,095 | San Antonio, Texas
2019 National Conference for Medical Office Professionals is organized by Practice Management Institute (PMI) and will be held from Dec 05 - Dec 06, 2019 at La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 CEUs. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 07 - 08, 2019 | CEUs 1.50 | USD $495 | San Antonio, Texas
Vestibular & Oculomotor Rehabilitation for Children is organized by Motivations Inc. and will be held from Dec 07 - 08, 2019 at Methodist Children's Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. Audience: Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Assistants. CEU Credits: 15 hours or .15 or 15 CEUs Course Summary: This two day course provides an overview of evidence based practice for vestibular and oculomotor related impairments in children. Didactic content includes a detailed review of the anatomy, physiology and development of the Vestibular System, the epidemiology of vestibular dysfunction in children, diagnostic and clinical testing of vestibular function, and examination and evaluation of, and intervention for, for vestibular related impairments in children with peripheral (i.e. BPVC, hypofunction or loss) or central (i.e. ADHD, DCD, concussion, CP) deficits. Intervention for postural control impairments, vision impairments, BBPV, gaze stability and more will be learned through hands-on demonstration and training of examination techniques and intervention are included. Case reviews and discussion are used to facilitate application of presented materials. Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to: • Identify at least 3 anatomical and physiological mechanisms underlying impairments related to vestibular dysfunction in children. • Appropriately interpret the results of at least 3 clinical tests in a person with vestibular dysfunction. • Given examination results, correctly identify the vestibular function status (central and peripheral)of a person with vestibular dysfunction. • Identify at least 4 diagnoses commonly known to affect vestibular function in children. • Select at least 3 appropriate interventions for vision/balance impairments related to a specific identified vestibular dysfunction in children. • Given a case presentation, justify the differential diagnosis of vestibule-ocular and/or vestibulospinal function in an infant, child or adolescent.
Dec 09 - 13, 2019 | CME 41.00 | USD $975 | San Antonio, Texas
Hyperbaric Medicine Team Training (HMTT) Course is organized by International ATMO, Inc. and will be held from Dec 09 - 13, 2019 at Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. Who Should Attend: Physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals providing patient care in either a multiplace or monoplace clinical hyperbaric medicine department. This course is a prerequisite to becoming a Certified Hyperbaric Technologist or Certified Hyperbaric Nurse and for physicians seeking hyperbaric medicine credentialing with their hospitals. Accreditation: Physicians: The UHMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 41 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses: 40 Contact Hours.Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Course Description: This 4 ½ day course is an interprofessional educational activity that provides a team approach to filling a knowledge gap and a first step toward credentialing or certification in this specialized field of medicine. HMTT is approved as an introductory course in hyperbaric medicine by the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society and the National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology. Academics include currently accepted standards for the safe application of hyperbaric oxygen therapy pertaining to both monoplace and multiplace chambers. The comprehensive curriculum is presented by a faculty of experts. The program offers an opportunity to experience hyperbaric chamber pressurization. Learning Objectives: Upon Completion of this activity, participants should be able to demonstrate knowledge acquisition by completing a post-test. Goal: Given the knowledge and strategies provided in this course, physicians should be able to seek hospital credentialing in a hyperbaric medicine department; and, nurses and technologists may start accumulating the necessary clinical hours toward certification. Completion of this course does not constitute certification or credentialing. Topics: Foundation Knowledge • History of Hyperbaric Medicine • Physical Effects of Pressure Change • Physiology & Pharmacology of • Hyperbaric Oxygen • Elevated Partial Pressure of Gases • Decompression Theory • Tissue Oxygen Measurement • Technical Aspects of TCOM Safety • Barotrauma • Fire Safety • Decompression Tables • Hyperbaric Standards & Guidelines • Hyperbaric Chamber Systems • Operational Chamber Safety • Practical Exercise • Monoplace Chamber Operations • Multiplace Chamber Operations • Transcutaneous Oximetry Administrative • Documentation • Reimbursement • Professional Society Resources • Hyperbaric Facility Management Clinical • Acute Traumatic Peripheral Ischemia • Arterial Gas Embolism • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning • Compromised Flaps & Grafts • Decompression Sickness • Exceptional Blood Loss Anemia • Intracranial Abscess • Gas Gangrene • Necrotizing Fasciitis • Osteomyelitis • Radiation Injury • Selected Problem Wounds • Thermal Burns • Ancillary Equipment • Interpretation of TCOM • Side Effects and Contraindications • Ethics • Off-label uses of HBOT Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 10 - 14, 2019 | CME 41.50 | San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) is organized by San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) and will be held from Dec 10 - 14, 2019 at Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 41.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Target Audience: This international symposium is directed primarily towards academic and private physicians and researchers involved in breast cancer in medical, surgical, gynecologic, and radiation oncology, as well as other appropriate health care professionals. We anticipate 7,500 attendees from more than 90 countries. Description: This Symposium is designed to provide state-of-the-art information on the experimental biology, etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and therapy of breast cancer and premalignant breast disease, to an international audience of academic and private physicians and researchers. The scientific program consists of formal lectures by experts in clinical and basic research, selected slide and poster presentations, forums and case discussions. The official language of the symposium is English. Simultaneous translation is not provided. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.