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Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Experiential Course: Rapidly Improve Treatment Outcomes & Reduce Symptoms of PTSD, Anxiety, Depression & Pain (Mar 05, 2020)
Mar 05, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Burlington, Vermont
Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Experiential Course: Rapidly Improve Treatment Outcomes & Reduce Symptoms of PTSD, Anxiety, Depression & Pain is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 05, 2020 at Hilton Burlington, Burlington, Vermont, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Course Description: When clients are struggling, it can feel like progress is impossible, especially when you’ve tried everything you know and are still spending most of the session trying to convince your client to meet you halfway. You and your clients are frustrated by the lack of progress, and you need something with lasting results that will also be effective in the short term. Join EFT Master Practitioner Bonnie Grossman, LPC, for this experiential workshop, and you’ll learn how to apply effective, evidence-based, mind-body EFT (tapping) techniques in your practice to help your clients find relief from their struggles with PTSD, anxiety, depression or chronic pain. You’ll learn how to go beyond cognitive methods and standard relaxation techniques by integrating a fresh set of skills to calm sensations in the body and address negative thoughts and distressing emotions. Full of practical strategies and helpful tips for in-session application, you’ll obtain more than just an overview how EFT works. Throughout the day, you’ll have plenty of practice opportunities to apply these new techniques, and upon completion of this seminar, you’ll feel confident in your ability to use EFT with your clients Objectives: • Demonstrate the use of set-up statements while performing a tapping sequence to improve treatment outcomes. • Evaluate clients’ distress levels throughout the tapping session to inform additional clinical treatment interventions. • Utilize EFT techniques to increase self-compassion and self-acceptance and reduce the frequency and severity of self-sabotaging behaviors in clients. • Modify EFT techniques for use in alleviating symptoms of depression, anxiety and panic in clients. • Employ trauma-informed EFT techniques to calm the stress response and increase feelings of safety in clients with PTSD. • Modify EFT techniques for use with children and teens to improve clinical treatment outcomes. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Rewire the Anxious Brain: Neuroscience-Informed Treatment of Anxiety, Panic and Worry (Mar 23, 2020)
Mar 23, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Burlington, Vermont
Rewire the Anxious Brain: Neuroscience-Informed Treatment of Anxiety, Panic and Worry is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 23, 2020 at Hilton Burlington, Burlington, Vermont, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Marriage and Family Therapists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Nurses • Occupational Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Other Mental Health Professionals. Course 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. Register today for this transformational workshop and put the power of neuroplasticity to work for you and your anxious clients! 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.
Mar 25, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Burlington, Vermont
Nearing the End of Life: Accompanying the Dying is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 25, 2020 at Hilton Burlington, Burlington, Vermont, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Physician Assistants • Social Workers • Counselors • Case Managers • Chaplains • Clergy Course Description: Eleanor is an 83-year-old widowed lady with known chronic heart failure and advanced dementia. She is how hospitalized with a significant stroke and dysphagia. She does not have a healthcare directive and had never discussed what she would want, other than staying at home until she dies. She is full code. Her family still wants resuscitation attempted. Her children admit they are concerned about what is best for their mother. What are options for Eleanor and her family? Would she benefit from artificial hydration and nutrition? How is she doing to receive medications? Can some of her medications be discontinued? Who is going to be her caregiver? In this compelling seminar, multiple case studies like Eleanor’s will provide you with examples that you can incorporate when care is more important than cure. To deliver expert, holistic care, healthcare professionals need to have a toolbox full of new interventions to promote quality care at the end of life. Have you ever been asked, “what would you do if this was your family member?” Learn conversation options to use while staying neutral. Did you know that a patient might enroll on hospice care and be a full code? We will discuss how this is done. What can we do for patients seeking euthanasia who see this as the best solution? These situations are becoming more frequent. Anticipate how you will respond. Strategies regarding comfort, communication, choices and control have unique issues and challenges for patients, families and health professionals. We have an obligation to know how to help provide emotional, spiritual, existential, and physical comfort for those who have life-limiting conditions and to support them through difficult decisions. It’s time to think outside the box. Objectives: • Explore the myths of hospice. • Compare and contrast hospice and palliative care. • Evaluate the eight domains of the National Consensus Project. • Formulate strategies to diminish fear of death and dying. • Analyze complications related to artificial hydration and nutrition. • Connect moral resiliency to palliative and hospice work.
Apr 06, 2020 | USD $249.99 | Burlington, Vermont
The Ultimate Hands-On Wound Care Clinical Lab is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 06, 2020 at Hilton Burlington, Burlington, Vermont, United States of America. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Nurse Educators • Physician Assistants • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Nursing Home Administrators • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants. Course Description: In healthcare facilities across the country, billions of dollars are being spent annually on the treatment of skin care and wound management. You are on the front lines of providing care to patients with a variety of skin and wound conditions, and play a critical role in patient outcomes and your facility’s reimbursement for services. There is no better way to learn all of the skills you need to provide state-of-the-art care for your patients than through Hands-On Clinical Labs. Attend this highly interactive seminar and learn wound care assessment skills by DOING! Through the use of wound care teaching models, wound care expert, Heidi H. Cross, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CWON, will teach you proper wound assessment techniques. The Hands-On Clinical Lab will add a live, hands-on component to learning that will enhance your retention of skills and techniques covered. Practice identification, measurement and the applications of various products on life-like wound care models. These models provide a life-like simulation to allow for improved assessment of a wide variety of commonly seen wound care presentation, including all stages of pressure ulcers, tissue types, undermining, tunneling, fissure and surgical dehiscence Take your understanding of wound care to the next level with this hands-on, interactive clinical lab. Register today – space is limited! Objectives: • Distinguish at least 6 tissue types found in chronic wounds. • Identify and differentiate at least 4 wound etiologies. • Compare and contrast 6 terms used to document peri-wound status. • Demonstrate accurate measurement and documentation of wounds, tunneling and undermining, according to the clock method, using a wound teaching model. • Identify and categorize at least 7 dressing types, including the indications for use, precautions and contraindications. • Develop an appropriate dressing/treatment protocol for a wound, based upon exudate, wound status, and products discussed. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 15, 2020 | USD $249.99 | Burlington, Vermont
The New Rules for Treating Trauma: Integrating Neuroscience to Rewire the Brain is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 15, 2020 at Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain, Burlington, Vermont, United States of America. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Case Managers • Addictions Counselors • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Were you taught to use medication, CBT, exposure and other traditional therapy approaches to treat trauma? Did you know that these approaches are limited when it comes to healing trauma at the deeper, emotional level of the brain? Also, do you know that memory reconsolidation is a recent neuroscience breakthrough that revealed the brain’s own rules for healing traumatic memories and allows you to clear trauma at its roots? During this seminar, I’ll provide you with step-by-step instructions and techniques you can use in each phase of trauma treatment. This is the only trauma training that specifically gives you skills in the phenomena of memory reconsolidation. Let me show you why memory reconsolidation is necessary for permanently transforming your trauma work with clients. I will give you a simple protocol to use to reconsolidate a traumatic memory in as little as one session! Don’t get the impression that you have to get lengthy, expensive training and certification in certain modalities in order to be able to successfully treat trauma. My workshop will let you walk away knowing exactly what to do to help your clients reclaim their lives after trauma! Objectives: • Assess how emotional trauma is processed in the brain. • Analyze why exposure techniques alone are not enough to relieve post-traumatic stress symptoms. • Breakdown the 3 phases of trauma-informed treatment. • Compile recent neuroscience discoveries regarding memory reconsolidation and its implications for treating trauma. • Characterize the 5 steps that all evidence-based trauma therapies have in common and how to apply them to safely and painlessly reconsolidate traumatic memories. • Utilize two experiential techniques that can be used to resource, uplift, and empower clients and diminish feelings of shame and helplessness. • Apply two interventions you can use to help clients reconnect to a healthy sense of self, relationships, and the world.
The Aging Brain: Assessments, Treatments & Interventions for Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias (May 01, 2020)
May 01, 2020 | USD $249.99 | Burlington, Vermont
The Aging Brain: Assessments, Treatments & Interventions for Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on May 01, 2020 at Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain, Burlington, Vermont, United States of America. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychiatrists • Occupational Therapists • Physical Therapists • Nurses • Speech-Language Pathologists • Counselors • Nursing Home Administrators • Assisted Living Facility Administrators • Long Term/Acute Care Professionals • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists Course Description: Individuals with dementia interact with a variety of professionals including nursing staff, psychologists, counselors, social workers, OTs, PTs, SLPs, home health aides, adult day center staff, and first responders. But whatever your profession, proper skills and understanding of the disease is needed to work with this population. Without the appropriate training, safety risks grow and opportunities to improve care and quality of life are missed. This essential training program will provide you with the tools, strategies, and practices you need to best serve patients facing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. In just one day you’ll learn how you can better assess for and differentiate between different types of dementias, overcome the communication issues that can obstruct quality care, work more collaboratively with family and caregivers, maximize daily functioning, and safely and effectively intervene when difficult behaviors arise. Objectives: • Analyze the impact of dementia on brain structure and function, and determine the difference between “normal forgetfulness” and cognitive impairment. • Differentiate dementias from one another by identifying manifestations of each type. • Articulate differences between the Folstein Mini-Mental Status examination and SLUMS and effectively utilize them as screening measure tools for cognitive impairment and dementia. • Employ adaptable behavioral interventions that can provide patients with individualized care and promote more effective participation in therapy. • Investigate the concept of caregiver guilt and its implications for the client, clinicians, and those caring for older adults with dementia. • Correlate patients’ strengths and limitations to potential therapeutic approaches when developing treatment plans for older adults with dementia.
Eastern Neuroradiological Society is organized by American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) and will be held from Aug 27 - 30, 2020 at Hilton Burlington, Burlington, Vermont, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 10 - 12, 2020 | Burlington, Vermont
New England Section of the American Urological Association (NEAUA) 89th Annual Meeting is organized by New England Section of the American Urological Association (NEAUA) and will be held from Sep 10 - 12, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.