Upcoming Medical Conferences in SpokaneSearch Criteria : United States of America Spokane
Apr 12 - 13, 2019 | CME 13.00 | USD $529 | Spokane, Washington
Advanced Clinical Reasoning for Pediatric Upper Extremity Conditions is organized by Rehab Education and will be held from Apr 12 - 13, 2019 at Spokane, Washington, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Certified Hand Therapists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 13 contact hours. Conference Description : The treatment of upper extremity pediatric conditions can be complex and challenge for therapists. Analyzing these conditions requires a good knowledge of development, anatomy, and biomechanics to understand the underlying problems. In order to help the therapist plan and focus treatment, this course will outline a clinical problem solving framework that includes identifying the systems involved (skin, fascia, muscle, tendon, nerve, bone), defining the primary limiting factor(s), noting the developmental ramifications and addressing the resulting functional deficits. Required pre-requisites : Attendance at Pediatric Hand Therapy and Orthotic Intervention (Splinting) for Musculoskeletal Conditions OR current experience with common pediatric hand conditions and a good working knowledge of UE anatomy. Conference Objectives are : • Identify at least one of the systems that may be contributing to the primary limiting factor for a given pediatric upper extremity condition. • Identify the primary limiting factor for 3 given pediatric upper extremity conditions. • Demonstrate 2 soft tissue and/or neuro-mobilization techniques that would be appropriate for a pediatric patient with upper extremity limitations. • Demonstrate 2 movement strategies (proximal handling techniques, developmental positions, or composite motor patterns) to help gain distal motion in upper extremity conditions. • List 2 treatment techniques that would be appropriate to utilize for a patient with distal hand problems (i.e. thumb in palm deformity, camptodactyly, clinodactyly). • Identify 3 ways to address persistent pain in a pediatric patient. • Discuss 3 elbow issues that might interfere with gaining full motion after an elbow injury or fracture. • List 2 incidences when a referral for more in-depth diagnostics or medical management is indicated for a pediatric patient. • Determine 1 treatment goal to address the primary limiting factor in a provided case scenario and list 1 movement strategy and 1 orthopedic strategy to achieve that goal for a pediatric patient. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 25 - 28, 2019 | CME 19.25 | USD $875 | Spokane, Washington
Balint Leadership Training Intensive Course is organized by American Balint Society (ABS) and will be held from Apr 25 - 28, 2019 at Red Lion River Inn Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is physicians (primary care, psychiatry, other specialists), psychologists, social workers, other mental health care providers, and pastoral care providers. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 19.25 Prescribed Credits. Conference Description: The four-day Intensive course is designed to teach Balint Group leadership technique primarily through experiential groups, supplemented by topic-focused small discussion groups and faculty panel discussions. Attendees will have ample time to present cases, practice leading a Balint Group, and engage informally with other participants. Faculty-guided debrief sessions provide participants opportunities to receive feedback on their practice sessions in a safe and supportive setting. Participants emerge from the course with a deeper understanding of Balint Group leadership techniques and responsibilities. This course is given twice a year, sometimes more often. Each offering has unique aspects because of the mix of faculty and the specific cases offered in the Balint groups themselves. This conference is appropriate for clinicians new to the Balint Group method as well as experienced Balint Group leaders. The conference is well-suited to those who are currently leading, expect to lead in the future or are seeking a better understanding of Balint groups. This conference is designed to teach Balint Group leadership technique primarily through experiential groups, supplemented by topic-focused small discussion groups and faculty panel discussions Conference Goals: At the end of the training, attendees will be able to: • Describe verbal and non-verbal behaviors of Balint Group leaders. • Recognize the effectiveness of different leadership interventions. • Identify the process and progression of a Balint Group, over multiple group sessions. • Define the new perspective of a presenter as a result of the Balint Group process. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 03 - 05, 2019 | Spokane, Washington
Washington Academy of Physician Assistants (WAPA) 2019 Fall Conference is organized by Washington Academy of Physician Assistants (WAPA) and will be held from Oct 03 - 05, 2019 at The Historic Davenport, Autograph Collection, Spokane, Washington, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.