2014 - Brain Injuries

2014 - Brain Injuries Content Origination Date: Sep 17, 2014 ‐ Content Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2017 Total CE Credits: 57.25 - Physician 57.25 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs) 57.25 - CA RN/CA BRN 57.25 - Physical Therapist Caring for the complex brain injury patient is certainly both rewarding and challenging. While treatment strategies evolve, technology advances, and research progresses, it remains the goal of the patient care team to ensure and facilitate the b...
Contemporary Forums

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Think Big: My Approach for Overcoming Obstacles

Learning Objectives: Describe a framework for Thinking Big to overcome obstacles. List 8 key principles in making personal and professional goals possible. Describe personal examples of how to Think Big in achieving personal and professional goals.
Contemporary Forums

An Evolving Treatment Landscape for Inflammatory Disease: Debating Interchangeability, Efficacy, and Safety of Biosimilars

Health care spending has grown much faster than the rest of the economy, and this trend is seemingly unsustainable.1 Biologic agents are highly effective against inflammatory diseases, but may be restricted by many health care plans due to cost. Biosimilars offer a potential solution as a cost-effective alternative to biologic agents. Biosimilars have been available in Europe since 2005. In the United States, the first biosimilar monoclonal antibody, infliximab, was approved for rheumatoid art...
CME Outfitters, LLC

NYU Intensive Review of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: NYU School of Medicine Board Review

Topics covered by NYU Intensive Review of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation include: Lower Extremity Amputation, Lower Limb Prosthetics, Upper Limb Prosthetics, Geriatric Rehabilitation, Interventional Pain Procedures, Neurogenic Communication Disorders, Dysphagia, Spasticity, Traumatic Brain Injury, Burns, Cardiac Rehabilitation and many more.  Studying NYU Intensive Review of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will help you to: • Prepare for the American Board of Physical Medicine...
CMEInfo

19th Annual AAOS/AANA/AOSSM Sports Medicine Course

Keeping Patients Active Through Biologics, Rehabilitation and Contemporary Surgical Techniques! Ensure your sports medicine treatment decisions and rehabilitation solutions are current in this rapidly evolving field. Join us for a highly interactive experience featuring small faculty-led case-based groups, participant-expert panel discussions, and open dialogue with faculty on decision-making and treatment strategies. With an emphasis on injury-specific treatment and rehabilitation guide...
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

14th Annual International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium (IPOS)

Immerse yourself in this exciting and interactive four-day program, featuring global leaders in pediatric orthopaedic care. From frequently-seen problems to rare conditions that demand specialized care, discover new insights, learn new techniques, and integrate best practices into your care of children and adolescents. Customize your learning experience to match your specific needs! IPOS offers programming for everyone — residents and fellows, non-operative physicians, advanced practice ...
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

AOSSM/AAOS Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Review Course

This course if for you if: -You want to prepare for your exams by learning from today’s leading sports medicine experts -You need to enhance your imaging analysis skills - You benefit from repeated viewing of presentations and recordings to reinforce key points prior to the test -You need to practice answering NBME quality questions - You need to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ toward your MOC Part 2 requirement for a scored and-recorded Self-Assessment Examination.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Office-Based Treament for Opioid Use Disorder

Those who complete this course will receive 4.25 hours towards obtaining a wavier for prescribing Buprenorphine. The first half of the training is a 4.25-hour in person training that will be conducted in Sacramento, CA. The second half of the course is a 3.75-hour computer-based self-study. An examination on the computer study must be successfully completed within 30 days of the webinar session as part of the process to obtain a waiver for prescribing Buprenorphine.
Center of Advancing Pain Relief

Essentials of Primary Care Pain Management Conference

This two-day conference for primary care clinicians integrates recent scientific data with current clinic practice regarding pain management. Topics include responsible opioid prescribing, pain and mental health, and pain management essentials. Participants will also learn about the management of co-morbid conditions and the integration and coordination of pain management within primary care.
Center of Advancing Pain Relief

Cognitive Deficits in Depression

Depression is one of the biggest health challenges the world faces. More than 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression. Many patients with depression report cognitive difficulties and clinicians must be able to properly assess these difficulties when treating patients with MDD. While cognitive dysfunction in MDD may improve with treatment and depressive symptoms may resolve, cognitive deficits can still be detected even in periods of symptom remission. The proportion of time wit...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Perspectives on the Challenges of Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) continues to be a global health crisis. Progress has been made in our understanding of the science of AD; however, there remains no currently effective treatment to delay the onset of or prevent the disease. The pathophysiological process of AD begins many years before clinically obvious symptoms appear. In addition, the concept of a pre-symptomatic or preclinical stage of AD is gaining acceptance in the medical community. Discussion of risk factors and careful a...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Developing Personalized Action Plans With Patients With Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis (AD) or atopic eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder characterized by an itchy, red rash most commonly found in skin creases.It is prevalent in 25% of children and 2% to 3% of adults. Quality of life issues associated with atopic dermatitis include: severe itching and resulting sleep loss, social stigma, negative impact on interpersonal relationships, loss of wages, loss of work and school productivity, restrictions on some activities, frequent applications of medica...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Evidence-Based Recommendations for Therapeutic Options and Newly Approved and Emerging Treatments in Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis (AD) or atopic eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder characterized by an itchy, red rash most commonly found in skin creases. It is prevalent in 25% of children and 2% to 3% of adults. Quality of life issues associated with atopic dermatitis include: severe itching and resulting sleep loss, social stigma, negative impact on interpersonal relationships, loss of wages, loss of work and school productivity, restrictions on some activities, frequent applications of medic...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Team-based Care, Patient Goals, and Engaging Patients to Improve Adherence and Satisfaction in Psoriasis

Psoriasis is significantly undertreated or not treated at all despite readily available treatment guidelines. Although there are multiple agents approved for the treatment of psoriasis, many patients still do not achieve optimal efficacy demonstrated by clear or almost clear skin. In addition, many patients are dissatisfied with their current treatment for psoriasis. Studies have shown that poor patient satisfaction can lead to poor adherence and consequently poor patient outcomes. Further...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Coordinating Care to Improve Outcomes in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis: Bridging Rheumatology and Dermatology

With psoriatic arthritis (PsA), effective diagnosis and treatment present a challenge. While dermatologists are the front-line clinicians managing psoriasis, they do not routinely screen for PsA. The rheumatologists,who are best positioned to treat PsA,do not have access to the patients unless referred by the dermatologists. Coordination of care has never been more important than in the prompt diagnosis and treatment of PsA. With the substantial health and economic burden that PsA imposes,...
CME Outfitters, LLC

A Framework for Successful Intrathecal Pain Management: New Insights from the 2017 Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference (PACC) Guidelines

Once perceived to be a management approach reserved for salvage therapy—the final straw—after failure of oral high dose opioids, intrathecal drug delivery (IDD) has been established as a cost-effective and efficacious pain management strategy for patients with refractory chronic pain. As the use of IDD expands, there is a need to reduce variability among health care providers in medications that are used, patient selection, trialing, and dosing in order to improve safety and patient outcom...
CME Outfitters, LLC

2018 General & Special Education Conference-Seattle, WA Brain-Based Science, Learning & Achievement PreK-12th Grade

This conference provides numerous opportunities for professionals to acquire new information and ideas to work collaboratively to meet the needs of all students. Participants will have the opportunity to hear nationally and internationally recognized speakers on a variety of general education and special education topics. Twenty-seven, full-day courses are offered, allowing you to best meet your professional needs.
Rehab Seminars

Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound with Optional Interventional Cadaver Lab

The hands-on Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound training course is taught by leading experts in the MSK field. This ultrasound program provides didactic lectures and extensive hands-on scanning with live models for upper and lower extremity MSK applications. The msk ultrasound hands-on course/program also offers an interventional workshop using human cadaveric specimens.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Women's Health and Cancer Conference

By offering an array of knowledge delivered by experts from the UVM Cancer Center and our partners, we hope to provide you with that knowledge. You don’t need to have experienced cancer to feel welcome at this event. You may be interested in prevention or making sure that you know your screening options. You may want to attend in support of a loved one or, if you are a caregiver, you may be seeking support for yourself. Regardless of your age, gender, or cancer experience, there are topics h...
The University Of Vermont

Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference

This course is designed to update knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and management of common sports medicine problems. Primary care physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals with an interest in sports medicine are encouraged to attend. Topics will include discussions of both medical and orthopedic issues, and several hands-on workshops will be conducted featuring joint-specific examinations. There will be ample opportunity for partic...
The University Of Vermont

Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Chronic Pain: Evolving Best-Practice Strategies to Maximize Efficacy and Safety

Educational Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better prepared to: - Identify patients with chronic pain who are candidates for intrathecal drug delivery - Discuss the clinical profiles, prescribing considerations, and latest clinical trial data for analgesics that have been approved by the FDA for intrathecal drug delivery - Individualize intrathecal treatment regimens for patients with chronic pain based on medical histories, preimplantation tria...
Integritas Communications

Advanced & Interventional MSK Ultrasound

Objectives Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and / or interpret MSK ultrasound exams. List the use of MSK sonography for diagnosis and ultrasound - guided interventions for rheumatology, sports medicine, and physical medicine & rehabilitation applications Demonstrate techniques and protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, ankle/foot, adult hip, and spine. Identify sonographic appearance of commonly seen pathology of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, ankle,...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Objectives Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations. List the indications, benefits, and limitations of MSK ultrasound for sports medicine injuries, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and rheumatology applications. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images. Demonstrate scanning protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, knee, ankle/foot, & hip ultrasound examinations...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Tahiti & The Society Islands on Paul Gauguin; Treatment Considerations on Isolated Communities

Paul Gauguin Cruises offers small luxury cruises to the idyllic destinations in Tahiti, French Polynesia, and the South Pacific. Designed specifically to sail French Polynesia’s lagoons, PG Tahiti 2016the renowned m/s Paul Gauguin is the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury ship in the South Pacific. No other luxury vessel in history has offered this level of single-destination focus and expertise on a year-round basis for such an extended period of time. Paul Gauguin Cruis...
Professional Education Society

India's Golden Triangle & The Sacred Ganges

Exotic India in five-star luxury onshore and onboard Explore one of the world’s oldest civilizations on an epic journey that begins in luxurious Oberoi Hotels & Resorts in New Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur followed by a Ganges River cruise to discover another world off the beaten path. CRUISE/TOUR PACKAGE HIGHLIGHTS: Travel: 5 Nights of royal treatment in the opulent five-star Oberoi Hotels & Resorts including daily breakfast and all service charges, taxes and porterage. 7-Night Ganges River ...
Professional Education Society

Healthcare Improvement - Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) (CME)

For questions or concerns regarding the content of this course, please contact ES4P at djoyce@es4p.com. The Department of Health and Human Services published a study on Medicare patients in 2010 that showed a concerning level of adverse events, some of which led to the death of patients, that arose from mistakes in their medical care. It is no surprise that health care reform policy has focused on improving the quality and safety. Whether it be PQRS, Meaningful Use, the Accountable Care Org...
ES4P

Clinical Research and Compliance - The Role of the Team

This course offers an introduction to wound care research and overview of the principles of conducting and participating in research based activities. Lectures will provide basic training in Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and research methods, basic statistics, trial design, guidelines and compliance for conducting research in chronic wounds. The research related opportunities as well as the challenges in wound healing trials will be presented by experts with extensive experience in the field. ...
WebCME

Clinical Research and Compliance - Basic Statistics for Clinical Research

This course offers an introduction to wound care research and overview of the principles of conducting and participating in research based activities. Lectures will provide basic training in Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and research methods, basic statistics, trial design, guidelines and compliance for conducting research in chronic wounds. The research related opportunities as well as the challenges in wound healing trials will be presented by experts with extensive experience in the field. ...
WebCME

Clinical Research and Compliance - Debridement

This course offers an introduction to wound care research and overview of the principles of conducting and participating in research based activities. Lectures will provide basic training in Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and research methods, basic statistics, trial design, guidelines and compliance for conducting research in chronic wounds. The research related opportunities as well as the challenges in wound healing trials will be presented by experts with extensive experience in the field. ...
WebCME

Clinical Research and Compliance - Contracts and Finances and the Contract Research Organization

Program Summary: This course offers an introduction to wound care research and overview of the principles of conducting and participating in research based activities. Lectures will provide basic training in Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and research methods, basic statistics, trial design, guidelines and compliance for conducting research in chronic wounds. The research related opportunities as well as the challenges in wound healing trials will be presented by experts with extensive experie...
AltusCampus

Clinical Research and Compliance - All My Trials and Tribulations

Program Summary: Play Current Time 0:01 / Duration Time 1:51 Loaded: 0%Progress: 0%0:01 Fullscreen 00:00 Mute This course offers an introduction to wound care research and overview of the principles of conducting and participating in research based activities. Lectures will provide basic training in Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and research methods, basic statistics, trial design, guidelines and compliance for conducting research in chronic wounds. The research related opportunities ...
WebCME

Clinical Research and Compliance - S.T.R.O.N.G.

Program Summary: This course offers an introduction to wound care research and overview of the principles of conducting and participating in research based activities. Lectures will provide basic training in Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and research methods, basic statistics, trial design, guidelines and compliance for conducting research in chronic wounds. The research related opportunities as well as the challenges in wound healing trials will be presented by experts with extensive experie...
WebCME

Pennsylvania: Child Abuse, Recognition, and Reporting for Mandated Reporters

This course is approved by Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and the Pennsylvania Department of State. It fulfills the 3-unit requirement for training in child abuse recognition and reporting for mandated reporters. PA CE Provider #CACE000044. Program #CAPR000042. This online course is for healthcare providers and other professionals in Pennsylvania who are mandated to report suspected child abuse. It begins with historical information about child abuse recognition in the United S...
ATrain Education Inc.

Tahiti & The Society Islands on Paul Gauguin Treatment Considerations in Isolated Communities

Treatment Considerations in Isolated Communities on m/s Paul Gauguin CME/CE credits and possible tax deductible benefits for Physicians, Dentists, Nurses Certificates of Attendance will be provided for all other healthcare related professionals Seminar Overview Healthcare professionals in North America are currently faced with the challenge of both treating and preventing the ever-increasing incidence of chronic diseases such as Obesity, Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease. The same ho...
Professional Education Society

India's Golden Triangle & The Sacred Ganges Medical/Dental Health and Well-Being Updates

Medical/Dental Health and Well-Being Updates Planned for 16 Continuing Education Credit Hours CME/CE credits and possible tax deductible benefits for Physicians, Dentists, Nurses Certificates of Attendance will be provided for all other healthcare related professionals Seminar Overview/Statement of Purpose The treatment and prevention of chronic diseases in the US are challenges that healthcare practitioners face every day, especially now, when these types of diseases are increasing w...
Professional Education Society

Western Europe Cruise On Crystal Symphony Exploring the European Healthcare Model.

EXPLORING THE EUROPEAN HEALTHCARE MODEL CME/CE Lecture Seminar for Medical, Dental, Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals 15 Continuing Education Credit Hours CE credits and possible tax deductible benefits for Physicians, Dentists, Nurses Certificates of Attendance will be provided for all other healthcare related professionals Seminar Overview Healthcare practitioners are currently faced with the challenges of both treating and preventing the ever- increasing incidence of chro...
Professional Education Society

Zika Virus (ZIKV)

Zika fever is a mosquito-borne illness that in humans can cause fever, malaise, and cutaneous rash. Zika virus (ZIKV) was first isolated in Uganda in 1947 and has since spread from the continent of Africa to many other areas of the world, including Oceania, and South and Central America. This course describes how the Zika virus is transmitted via the Aedes aegypti mosquito as well as clinical signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. When you finish this course you will be a...
ATrain Education Inc.

Teaching Patients about Diabetes

Healthcare professionals who are not diabetes educators are still often called upon to teach diabetes patients techniques of self-care. This involves an understanding about how adults learn and how to create an environment that supports their learning. It is essential to the daily life and future of people with diabetes that they understand and practice self-care so they can manage a disease that can be devastating if it is left unchecked. When you finish this course, you will be able to: ...
ATrain Education Inc.

Designer Drugs: Bath Salts, Synthetic Cannabinoids, and Synthetic Hallucinogens

Designer drugs are synthetic compounds whose molecular structures have been modified based on chemically similar illicit drugs. The newly created substances can often be purchased legally because their modified chemical structures are not covered under existing drug laws. Since, in many cases, designer drugs are not yet illegal, they are inaccurately referred to as “legal highs” or “herbal highs.” This course gives an overview of the types of designer drugs and describes the challenges...
ATrain Education Inc.

West Virginia: Mental Health Care of Veterans and Their Families

This course fulfills the West Virginia requirement for training on mental health conditions common to veterans and family members of veterans and includes information about inquiring whether your patients are veterans or family members of veterans, screening for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), risk of suicide, depression and grief, and prevention of suicide. When you finish this course you will be able to: *Describe the veterans’ healthcare challenges that...
ATrain Education Inc.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - A Comprehensive Review: The Oakstone Institute Specialty Review

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - A Comprehensive Review covers the entire field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R).  Topics include: Cervical Spine Care, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Stress Fractures, Exercise, Osteoarthritis Update, Peripheral Neuropathies, Radiculopathy, Nerve Conduction, Cerebral Palsy, Amputee Care, Neurogenic Bladder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Aphasia and many more. After completing Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, you will be ab...
CMEInfo

Pain: Healthcare's Persistent Challenge

Outlines efforts to improve pain management policies, procedures, and healthcare professional education in the United States. Covers both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment of pain and discusses the reasons for the startling increase in use, misuse, and abuse of prescription opioids. Describes pain management in special populations and offers effective tools for assessing and documenting pain. Describes common rehabilitation therapy treatments for pain, including manual therapy, the...
ATrain Education Inc.

THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME: The Scalene Triangle

Nonspecific pain syndromes of the upper limb present a challenge to the clinician entrusted with the care of these difficult cases. Success depends on a comprehensive understanding of the anatomy of this region. Further, the clinician must be able to apply anatomic knowledge to clinical presentation to derive effective treatment. In part one of this course the anatomy of the scalene triangle and its relationship to the first rib is explored. Assessment techniques specific to this region are re...
THERAPY NETWORK SEMINARS

THERAPEUTIC TAPING OF THE LOWER EXTREMITY

Therapeutic taping has been used for over 100 years to improve function, reduce pain and prevent injury and has gained new attention with the advent of various types of elastic taping. With so many manufacturers of elastic taping and courses being offered it can be confusing which techniques to study, how to utilize these techniques and their efficacy. This session will cover theory and practical application of proprioceptive elastic taping for the lower extremity based on current evidence, u...
THERAPY NETWORK SEMINARS

THERAPEUTIC TAPING FOR THE UPPER QUADRANT

Therapeutic taping has been used for over 100 years to improve function, reduce pain and prevent injury and has gained new attention with the advent of various types of elastic taping. With so many manufacturers of elastic taping and courses being offered it can be confusing which techniques to study, how to utilize these techniques and their efficacy. This session will cover theory and practical application of proprioceptive elastic taping for the upper quadrant (cervicothoracic spine and gl...
THERAPY NETWORK SEMINARS

THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE FOR CERVICOTHORACIC PAIN

Neck pain is common and can be debilitating for many individuals. While there are a multitude of manual therapy techniques patients often lack muscular strength, endurance and motor control that may lead to decreased stability and inhibited motor control of the cervicothoracic spine. Specific therapeutic exercise tailored to improving strength, endurance and motor control may assist in decreasing pain and improving function. This course will review the muscular anatomy and basic neuromuscul...
THERAPY NETWORK SEMINARS

THE THORACIC OUTLET: Shoulder Assessments and the Coraco-Pectoral Loop

Nonspecific pain syndromes of the upper limb present a challenge to the clinician entrusted with the care of these difficult cases. Success depends on a comprehensive understanding of the anatomy of this region. Further, the clinician must be able to apply anatomic knowledge to clinical presentation to derive effective treatment. In part two of this course the anatomy of scapular control and it’s relationship to the coraco-pectoral loop is explored. Assessment techniques specific to this reg...
THERAPY NETWORK SEMINARS

THE PATELLOFEMORAL JOINT: Functional Assessment and Treatment

Successful treatment and management of patellofemoral joint dysfunction requires the clinician to have a comprehensive understanding of the anatomy, biomechanics, and mechanism of injury of the knee. With this understanding and the ability to recognize common presentation findings of the patellofemoral joint, the clinician will be able to accurately determine the patient’s prognosis and formulate an effective treatment plan using evidence-based principles. Emerging evidence suggests that the...
THERAPY NETWORK SEMINARS

SARA MEEKS: OSTEOPOROSIS VS SPINAL STENOSIS – The Treatment Dilemma

A component of the Meeks Method, this webinar will focus on therapeutic exercise prescription, indication and contraindications of persons with osteoporosis ans spinal stenosis. Spinal flexion exercises are contraindicated in persons with known Osteoporosis. Spinal flexion exercises are recommended for persons with Spinal Stenosis. Both of these conditions are frequently silent, occur throughout the populations frequently seen by Health and Exercise Professionals and also can occur together...
THERAPY NETWORK SEMINARS

SARA MEEKS: “Stepping Down” Exercise Prescription for Improved Functional Outcomes

This evidence-based, experiential, active and participatory 1.5-hour webinar will focus on the management of the long-term, chronically-ill, physically-frail, or pre-frail, cognitively-intact patient. The presentation will include adapted exercise and movement suggestions for patients who are being seen by rehabilitation personnel in ICU, Acute Care, Home Care, Nursing Home, Skilled Nursing and Long-Term Care Facilities such as burn and organ transplant units as well as Out-Patient. These pati...
THERAPY NETWORK SEMINARS

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