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Oct 18 - 19, 2019 | CEU 16.00 | USD $995 | Richmond, Virginia
Grow Your Practice with Dental Sleep Medicine is organized by Sleep Group Solutions (SGS) and will be held from Oct 18 - 19, 2019 at Richmond, Virginia, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 CEU. Course Description: This is a MUST attend for any dental office that is looking to implement a Sleep Protocol, or learn how to increase existing Sleep revenues. Course objectives: Day 1: ● Sleep 101 – sleep stages, disorders and the need for sleep apnea treatment ● Sleep apnea symptoms/clinical issues ● Improving Case Acceptance - Treating snoring and sleep apnea in a dental office. ● Prepare overnight home sleep study for select course attendees ● Hands on with Pharyngometer / Rhinometer for airway testing ● Working with Sleep Physicians and Building relationships with local MD’s Day 2: ● Download previous night’s Home Sleep Tests study and review study data and sleep report with class ● Dental Sleep Medicine step-by-step protocol flow chart ● Oral Appliance Pro’s & Con’s: Dorsal, Herbst, EMA, TAP, Panthera, and SomnoMed ● Case presentations and How to Market a Sleep Practice ● Review of the latest codes, fees, procedures with medical billing and Medicare. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 19, 2019 | Richmond, Virginia
13th Annual Virginia Case Management and Transitions of Care Conference is organized by American Case Management Association (ACMA) and will be held on Oct 19, 2019 at The Westin Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 21, 2019 | CE Credits 6.00 | USD $135 | Richmond, Virginia
2019 Good Grief Conference is organized by VCU Health Continuing Medical Education and will be held on Oct 21, 2019 at Richmond Marriott Short Pump, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 CE Credits. Target Audience: Chaplains, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychology, Social Work Specialties: Pediatrics, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Chaplains Overview: The Good Grief Conference is designed to educate and equip interprofessional healthcare teams, chaplains, volunteer caregivers, or anyone working with those experiencing grief, whether related to health crises, chronic or life-changing situations, end of life, or bereavement issues. This year's conference will focus on cultivating safe spaces -- emotional, physical, and through cyberspace -- where individuals can reveal the true face of their grief. This year's presenters will provide concrete strategies that can be used by individuals, teams, and communities in navigating and rebuilding during the grief process. Benefits of Attending: • Learn strategies and useful resources for effectively cultivating safe spaces for themselves, for others, their teams, and communities of various ages and backgrounds. • Learn practical approaches to identify and navigate complex, often unspoken, chronic and acute griefs, ways that empower people, families, and communities to grieve and grow in healthy ways. Objectives: • Participants will learn strategies and useful resources for effectively cultivating safe spaces for themselves, for others, their teams, and communities of various ages and backgrounds. • Participants will learn practical approaches to identify and navigate complex, often unspoken, chronic and acute griefs, ways that empower people, families, and communities to grieve and grow in healthy ways.
Oct 22, 2019 | CME 6.00 | USD $135 | Richmond, Virginia
2019 Palliative Care Symposium is organized by VCU Health Continuing Medical Education and will be held Oct 22, 2019 at Richmond Marriott Short Pump, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America. Specialties: Family Practice, Hematology, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pain Medicine, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacist, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy Target Audience: Family Practice, Hematology, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Oncology, Pain Medicine, Pharmacist, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy. Accreditation: Nursing: 6.0 CE contact hours. VCU Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Physicians: VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. VCU Health Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Overview: This 7th Annual conference focus will address the interprofessional team on topics such as: opioids and pain management, LVADs in hospice, the use of facility animals in palliative care, palliative care in end-stage disease, effective communication with children of adult patients when there is need to have difficult conversations, and strategies that can be used by palliative staff to increase resiliency. This symposium is designed for interprofessional team members, including nurses, physicians, social workers, pharmacists and clergy who are involved in working with clients who have life limiting illnesses, and their families, and/or have need of palliative care. Objectives: • Provide health care team members with current knowledge to deliver the best quality of life for patients and their families from inpatient to community health care. • Identify effective communication strategies to assist family members, including children, in their bereavement. • Identify strategies to foster development of resiliency in health care providers in palliative care.
Oct 28 - 30, 2019 | CE Credits 17.00 | Richmond, Virginia
NICU Review 2019 is organized by Professional Education Center (PEC) and will be held from Oct 28 - 30, 2019 at Henrico Doctors' Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 17 Hours CE Credits. Who Should Attend: • Nurses needing a review or overall orientation to NICU care situations • Level II and III NICU and Special Care Nursery Nurses • Clinical Specialists • Professionals involved in the care and follow-up of at-risk neonates • Nurses planning to take the RNC exam* • Nurses preparing for neonatal CCRN exam • Nurses needing recertification credits Program Objectives: • Review high-risk antepartum/intrapartum maternal factors that indicate potential neonatal risk. • Identify common laboratory findings and other diagnostic testing that impact care and management. • List components of immediate physical assessment, resuscitation and care of the newly born infant. • Evaluate aspects of gestational age and intrauterine growth that put the baby at risk and management strategies for those risks. • Discuss the aspects of thermal risk and management for newborns. • Define, differentiate, and formulate plans of care for major neonatal disorders of the newborn and/or the preterm infant: cardiovascular, respiratory, neurologic, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, HENT, metabolic, hematologic, and endocrine systems. • Discuss fluid/electrolyte/nutritional assessment, issue identification, and management strategies. • Review key immunologic concepts including inflammatory response, immunity, differentials, and sepsis. • Identify congenital genetic conditions with managementetiologies. • Understand the concepts of Developmental Care. • List components Parental support and discharge planning Note: At The Door Payment or Registration: $419/Course or $289/day
Nov 02, 2019 | CEUs 4.00 | USD $250 | Richmond, Virginia
Dental Radiation Safety Certification is organized by Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Dentistry Continuing Education and will be held on Nov 02, 2019 at VCU School of Dentistry - Perkinson Bldg, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 4 CEUs. Prerequisite: Attendee must have a working knowledge of the English language and basic science terminology, specifically in the discipline of biology. Course Description: This course will provide the dental auxiliary with knowledge regarding the production and safe use of ionizing radiation within the dental office. This course will satisfy the Virginia Board of Dentistry's Radiation Certification requirement. Topics Include: • The nature of radiation and types of interaction of radiation with matter will be presented. • The nature of various natural and man-made radiation and occupational and nonoccupational dose limits will be discussed. • The principles of justification, optimization and dose limitation for patient radiation protection will be illustrated by a review of patient selection criteria, imaging modalities, source-to-skin distance, rectangular collimation, filtration, constant potential x-ray machines, kVp, mAs, film and sensor-holding devices, leaded aprons and collars. • Risks vs. diagnostic benefits of dental radiographs and the subject of retake radiographs will be covered. Operator (personnel) radiation protection will include the basic methods to reduce occupational exposure, inclusive of position, distance, shielding and radiation dosimetry. • Examples of radiation-induced damage will be reviewed, along with a discussion of the known and unknown effects of low-dose radiation. • Finally, the need for continuing education on radiation safety and protection as new information is acquired will be stressed, as acquiring knowledge and developing and maintaining skills is a life-long process. Course Objectives: • Describe how ionizing radiation is produced in an x-ray generator. • Discuss the various modes of interaction of radiation with matter. • Discuss selection criteria for dental radiographic studies. • Describe occupational and public dose limits. • Discuss practical principles of radiation protection for the patient and for the operator. • Describe circumstances under which retake radiographs should be made. • Discuss effects of low-dose radiation.
Nov 04, 2019 | C.E. contact hours 5.00 | USD $125 | Richmond, Virginia
30th Annual Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Conference is organized by VCU Health Continuing Medical Education and will be held on Nov 04, 2019 at Richmond Marriott Short Pump, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 5.0 CE contact hours. Target Audience: Nursing Specialties: Nursing Overview: This conference is designed for the licensed practical nurse and licensed vocational nurse who work in a variety of settings and wish to enhance their knowledge in the delivery of quality care in challenging patient circumstances. This is also for LPN students from around the Mid-Atlantic region who may be interested in the contents of this conference. This is a wonderful opportunity for networking with others from across the Mid-Atlantic region who share the same challenges and issues related to LPN nursing. Objectives: • It is critical for LPN’s and LVN’s to create a sense of purpose around the patient or consumer. Team members must be able to connect their actions to a consumer outcome or they will not be able to find meaning in their daily work. • Identify and incorporate strategies to advocate for their patients for better health outcomes. • Increase understanding and identify resources that nurses can use to sustain the health of patients across the healthcare continuum. • Enhance knowledge, understanding, and respect for diverse groups, as well as demonstrating appropriate sensitivity in order to provide high quality care across settings. • Increase awareness of the need to promote health literacy. • Gain understanding of each person’s responsibility to create a healthy organization.
Nov 07, 2019 | Richmond, Virginia
2019 Virginia Oral Health Summit is organized by Virginia Oral Health Coalition and will be held on Nov 07, 2019 at The Westin Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 08, 2019 | Contact Hours 7.00 | USD $185 | Richmond, Virginia
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal (1-day course) is organized by Virginia CommonWealth University (VCU) Center for Trauma and Critical Care Education (CTCCE) and will be held on Nov 08, 2019 at VCU Health Evans-Haynes Burn Center, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America. Who is this course for? • The PALS Provider course is intended for those who need to complete initial certification or have let their certification lapse and have been expired past the recommended renewal period (six months past expiration date). • The Renewal course is a one-day course for those who are current or within six months of their expiration date.Description: Accreditation: Contact Hours: Hours - 7 Description: The renewal course is a one-day course for those who are current or within six months of their expiration date. The American Heart Associations's (AHA) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC. This classroom, Instructor-led course uses a series of videos and simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Features: • Classroom-based courses work well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning. • Course includes realistic, clinical scenarios that encourage active participation – delivered through actual pediatric patient videos and lifelike simulations. • Course is comprehensive and includes our systematic approach to assess and treat pediatric patients in emergency situations. • Course uses a hands-on class format to reinforce skills proficiency • Co-branded with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Pediatric Advanced Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) Course (Nov 11, 2019)
Nov 11, 2019 | USD $100 | Richmond, Virginia
Pediatric Advanced Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) Course is organized by Virginia CommonWealth University (VCU) Center for Trauma and Critical Care Education (CTCCE) and will be held on Nov 11, 2019 at VCU Medical Center Nelson Clinic, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America. Description: Pediatric Advanced Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS)® is updated to reflect the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC, PEARS helps healthcare providers develop the knowledge and skills needed for emergency evaluation and treatment of seriously ill infants and children. PEARS teaches providers how to recognize respiratory distress, shock and cardiac arrest, and provide appropriate lifesaving interventions within the initial minutes of response until the child is transferred to an advanced life support provider. The goal of PEARS is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured infants and children, resulting in improved outcomes. PEARS is for healthcare providers such as emergency medical technicians (EMTs), medical and surgical nurses, school nurses and any other healthcare provider who infrequently sees critically ill infants and children. Features: • Improves competency in pediatric basic life support • Learning stations and practice reinforce essential skills • Course video allows students actually to see and hear critically ill children • Enhances skills in recognizing shock, respiratory failure and cardiopulmonary emergencies Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.