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Ethics with Minors for Washington Mental Health Professionals: How to Navigate the Most Challenging Issues (Feb 19, 2020)
Feb 19, 2020 | CE Hours 6.25 | USD $249.99 | Spokane, Washington
Ethics with Minors for Washington Mental Health Professionals: How to Navigate the Most Challenging Issues is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 19, 2020 at Mirabeau Park Hotel & Convention Center, Spokane, Washington, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 hours of continuing education credit / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Psychotherapists • Addiction Counselors • School Counselors • School Social Workers • School Psychologists • Other Mental Health Professionals who work with minors. Course Description: Those of us who treat minors and their families experience a flood of emotions. There is confusion over changing ethical codes and laws, fear that the actions that we take will lead to long-term developmental damage, and anxiety that at any moment we might unintentionally cross a line that could jeopardize our professional license and put us in legal peril. In this environment, we can find ourselves impaired in our ability to function as professionals and help out clients. Combining a step-by-step guide to an effective decision-making model, the most updated ethical codes and legal statutes, and lessons from 30 years as a clinician and ethics professor, Terry Casey, PhD, HSP will give you a solid foundation for evaluating the ethical options when working with minors and their families. You will have much more confidence about the course of action you take involving mandatory reporting, access to minors’ records, parental rights, boundary issues, touch, and others. Objectives: • Identify the five primary perspectives of the Multiple Perspective Model of ethical decision-making when working with minors. • Summarize the difference between consent and assent and how they apply to working with minors. • Apply ethics code and statutory requirements related to confidentiality standards to situations regarding minor clients. • Evaluate the potential ethical courses of action to take in situations involving minor clients, using the Multiple Perspectives Model. • Explain the state laws that govern mandatory reporting and how these impact ethical decision making in clinical practice. • Evaluate current clinical practice policies to ensure adequate protection involving issues of boundaries and physical touch.
Mar 18, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Spokane, Washington
Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias Certification Training is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 18, 2020 at Mirabeau Park Hotel & Convention Center, Spokane, Washington, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Counselors • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nursing Home Administrator • Speech-Language Pathologists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Licensed Practical Nurses • Certified Nurses Assistants • Homecare Workers • Other Rehab, Medical and Mental Health Professionals Course Description: This one-day program is vital for anyone who works with dementia and needs skills and proven strategies to provide optimal care! Join Dr. Sherrie All as she provides you with the assessment tools and critical interventions you need to identify and differentiate between dementias, prevent and reduce difficult behaviors, and improve your ability to communicate with cognitively impaired patients! More than just an overview of dementia and Alzheimer’s, this program will offer practical solutions to some of the most challenging real-life situations you face and bring you up to speed on the latest medications, preventative treatments, and advances in early detection that could impact your work. Better still you’ll build essential skills, better understand the complexities of the disease, and discover how you can employ safe and effective best practices to provide quality care in just one day. Objectives: • Communicate how the manifestations of each type of dementia impacts identification and prognosis. • Provide a synopsis of 2 assessment tools that can be employed to screen for possible cognitive difficulty. • Specify how non-verbal communication skills can help professionals identify meanings behind gestures when working with patients who have dementia. • Characterize how patient safety can be enhanced with strategies to redirect wandering and manage paranoia. • Establish how the latest medications, preventative treatments, and advances in early detection could impact care of people with dementia. • Explore end of life issues and elder abuse and correlate how the ethics of dying impact the clinician, client, and their family.
Mar 23, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $229.99 | Spokane, Washington
OB Emergencies is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 23, 2020 at Mirabeau Park Hotel & Convention Center, Spokane, Washington, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Nurse Midwives • Certified Childbirth Educators Course Description: Jamie Otremba will delve into the most common obstetrical emergencies presenting in today's patients. She will provide you with a comprehensive look at the critical interventions for: • Trauma in Pregnancy • Severe Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy • Managing Amniotic Fluid Embolism • The Latest Recommendations for Post-Partum Hemorrhage • Urgent vs. Emergent Newborn Conditions • Interventions to Manage Violent Situations in the OB Setting Jamie's extensive experiences in high risk obstetrics have provided her with keen insight into these often challenging and frightening situations. She is eager to share with you many of the effective interventions that she has acquired throughout her career. Through enlightening case studies, persuasive evidence-based research and an engaging presentation style, she will teach you the current trends and treatments you need to know to manage the next OB emergency. Attend this seminar to learn new strategies and techniques that can immediately impact the maternal and fetal outcomes of your patients! Objectives: • Identify three clinical manifestations of amniotic fluid embolism. • Describe the most common causes of obstetric trauma. • Discuss management options for post-partum hemorrhage. • Explain why a d-dimer is no longer recommended as part of the evaluation for pulmonary embolism in pregnancy. • Analyze why neurological outcomes with amniotic fluid embolism are so poor and the rapid interventions that could make a difference. • Compare the various treatment options for the obstetrical patient with severe hypertension.
Mar 23, 2020 | CE Hours 6.25 | USD $279.99 | Spokane, Washington
Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification Course is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 23, 2020 at Mirabeau Park Hotel & Conference Center, Spokane, Washington, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 clock hours of instruction / 6.0 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists/ PTAs • Occupational Therapists/OTAs • Athletic Trainers • Massage Therapists • Personal Trainers Course Description: Become a Certified Myofascial Cupping Practitioner in this hands-on course powered by RockTape, and boost your credentials as you learn everything you need to know to offer cupping services the next day. Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification teaches the fundamentals of modern cupping techniques through a full day of interactive labs. Learn how to combine cupping and functional movement to produce the kinds of active treatment strategies that are revolutionizing rehab. Discover effective cupping treatments you can use for pain, sprains/strains, swelling, tendinopathies, and more. Objectives: • Review the principles of myofascial cupping and supporting evidence. • Describe the physiological and neurological effects of cupping. • Demonstrate how to apply cupping for best results. • Compare and contrast common cupping techniques and review indications/contraindications for each. • Demonstrate how cupping techniques can be combined with corrective exercise to improve pain, sprains/strains, swelling, tendinopathies, and more. • Develop cupping applications based on your assessment/treatment approach and the individual needs of your patient. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
The Ultimate Guide to Treating Dizziness, Vertigo, and Vestibular Disorders: End Years of Dizziness and Vertigo in as Little as One Session (Apr 22, 2020)
Apr 22, 2020 | CME 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Spokane, Washington
The Ultimate Guide to Treating Dizziness, Vertigo, and Vestibular Disorders: End Years of Dizziness and Vertigo in as Little as One Session is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 22, 2020 at Mirabeau Park Hotel & Convention Center, Spokane, Washington, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Audiologists • Athletic Trainers • Therapy Directors • Physician Assistants • Nurse Practitioners • Nurses Course Description: Whether you want to treat the root cause of dizziness faster, enhance your clinic’s services for vestibular patients, or add personal value within a large organization, this program will get you where you want to go. Created by one of the most trusted names in vestibular rehabilitation, The Ultimate Guide to Treating Dizziness, Vertigo, and Vestibular Disorders will teach you today’s top strategies for efficiently evaluating and resolving many common diagnoses. And the results are incredible. Clinicians have seen countless patients – from sedentary retirees to high-level athletes – rediscover the joys of dizziness-free living using the interventions you’ll learn in this program. Join Dr. Jamie Miner as she shares a proven framework for rehabilitation that combines today’s best practices with over 25 years of experience helping patients overcome vestibular disorders in hospitals, rehab centers, home health settings, SNFs, and outpatient facilities.. If’ you’re chasing symptoms without getting to the “why” of your patient’s impairment, you’re losing time, money and referrals. This course is your path to delivering results for your patients. Objectives: • Discuss the latest advances in vestibular rehabilitation and their implications for rehab. • Demonstrate a comprehensive assessment, identifying and differentiating root causes of dizziness, vertigo, and vestibular disorders. • Integrate the most effective interventions available for reducing dizziness, vertigo, and vestibular disorders. • Combine multiple approaches for better outcomes, including balance training, vestibular rehabilitation, gaze stabilization, targeted exercises and more. • Design effective, innovative plans of care for a wide range of diagnoses. • Apply the assessments and interventions discussed in this seminar to a series of interactive case scenarios.
Apr 25, 2020 | Contact Hours 8.00 | Spokane, Washington
Cognition/Memory Impairment: Assessment and Intervention is organized by Rehab Education and will be held on Apr 25, 2020 at Spokane, Washington, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 8 contact hours. Who Should Attend? • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Certified Hand Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists Description: Understanding normal vs. abnormal memory/cognitive changes as part of the aging process is critical to any clinician (regardless of clinical setting) working with an aging population. Many courses focus on the role of therapy with “Dementia” but do not address memory/cognitive impairment that is part of the human aging process. This clinically based course will provide OT’s; PT’s and SLP’s with clinical information to help identify clients experiencing these issues. In addition, the course will provide information on effectively modifying treatment programs for the spectrum of normal/abnormal memory/cognitive changes people in their 40’s; 50’s and beyond experience. Extensive evidence based resource information for both the client and their family will be provided. Learn about normal versus abnormal memory/cognitive deficits as humans age, and the factors that both contribute to and slow memory/cognitive decline. Focus will be on the role of therapy related to these factors. Content will cover the spectrum of age related memory/cognitive changes from Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) to end stage Alzheimer’s and the behavioral/clinical characteristics of each. Emphasis will be on MCI through moderate Alzheimer’s impairment. Additional information presented includes: Exercise/activity level and the impact on memory/cognitive decline, driving issues and dual tasking/gait issues. Includes the most up to date/evidence-based information on brain plasticity, cognitive reserve, communication strategies and cognitive assessment-intervention. Course Objectives: At the completion of this course you will be able to: • Justify the use of two cognitive assessments to identify Mild Cognitive Impairment in a patient experiencing cognitive/memory decline • Identify at least four evidence-based resources related to memory/cognitive impairment that can be used for patient/caregiver education • Name six conditions/co-morbidities that negatively impact an individual’s cognitive/memory function. • Explain how 5 abnormal cognitive/memory deficits throughout the aging process influence a patient with memory deficits. • Distinguish 3 reversible conditions that can negatively affect an individual’s cognition and memory • Justify, based on evidence, how frontal lobe/executive functions relate to cognitive/memory ability • Independently create a treatment plan that includes evidence-based intervention strategies for a patient with cognition/memory deficits
Aug 05 - 09, 2020 | Spokane, Washington
International Doctors in Alcoholics Anonymous (IDAA) Annual Meeting is organized by International Doctors in Alcoholics Anonymous (IDAA) and will be held from Aug 05 - 09, 2020 at Spokane, Washington, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 06 - 08, 2020 | Spokane, Washington
AACP 35th Annual International Clinical Symposium is organized by American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP) and will be held from Aug 06 - 08, 2020 at The Davenport Grand, Autograph Collection, Spokane, Washington, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 16 - 17, 2020 | Contact Hours 15.00 | USD $435 | Spokane, Washington
Management of the Acutely Ill Patient From ICU to Home is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Oct 16 - 17, 2020 at St Lukes Rehabilitation Institute, Spokane, Washington, United States of America. Accreditation: • This course meets the criteria for 15 contact hours (1.5 CEUs) • Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043. for 15 contact hours - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. • The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. • NBCOT professional development provider - 15 PDUs Description: Medically fragile patients can be difficult to treat effectively. This poignant course will take acute care therapies to the next level by arming therapists with knowledge to create effective treatment plans that can be easily applied within the ICU, acute care, and post-acute care settings. This course is designed to enhance the clinical decision-making skills of participants for early mobilization and safe, effective treatment of acutely ill patients. As more patients survive critical illnesses, intervention must complement the highly technologic, life-saving medical therapies, regardless of practice setting. Discussion of lines, physiologic monitors, lab values, and diagnostic test results will focus on implications for treatment. This Evidence-Based course will highlight a multisystem approach to the acutely ill patient. Participants will integrate examination findings into individualized care plans that can be implemented from ICU and across acute care and post-acute practice settings. Cours Objectives: • Participants will be able to apply course learning immediately to: • Identify signs and symptoms of patient instability and the need to modify or terminate treatment. • Discuss how patients become deconditioned and how to reverse this for functional recovery. • Interpret and apply multisystem examination techniques for the complex patient including vital sign monitoring and interpretation of diagnostic tests such as imaging modalities, ECG analysis, pulmonary function testing and laboratory blood analysis. • Determine appropriate rehabilitation interventions for persons with multisystem disorders based on examination findings, as well as patient/client goals. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jul 12 - 15, 2021 | Spokane, Washington
NEHA Annual Educational Conference (AEC) is organized by National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and will be held from Jul 12 - 15, 2021 at The Davenport Grand, Autograph Collection, Spokane, Washington, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.