Continuing Education Listing

Title of Event:
Managing the Spectrum of Traumatic Brain Injury: Optimizing Patient Outcomes

Contact Name:
Melita Jordan

Organization:
Charlotte Area Health Education Center (AHEC)

Email:  [email protected] 

Date(s) of Event:
Sept 21 - 22, 2018

Location / Venue for Event:
Charlotte AHEC / Center for Learning and Development (5039 Airport Center Parkway, Bld. K

Preferred Website Link:
https://www.charlotteahec.org/continuing-professional-development/event.cfm?eventid=56069

Summary of Event:
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a complex injury with a broad spectrum of symptoms and disabilities. No two brain injuries are alike and the consequence of two similar injuries may be very different. This program will discuss multidisciplinary best practices for optimal outcomes across the continuum of care when working with patients who have had concussions to severe TBI's. Conference Dates & Times: Day 1 (Concussion Management) - Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8:00am - 4:30pm Day 2 (Moderate to Severe TBI)- Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 8:00am - 4:30pm Featuring Expert Faculty from the Atrium Health Learning Academy: Day 1 (Concussion Management) Faculty: Ban Saadeh Pitt, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT, CBIS, Vestibular Specialist Christie S Grogan, MS, CCC-SLP Mary Beth Kerstein, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIST Rebecca Bliss, PT, DPT, NCS, c/NDT Day 2 (Moderate to Severe TBI) Faculty: Dena Malia, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist III Jacqueline LaBarbera PT, DPT, NCS Jennifer S. Myatt, LPC, NCC, CBIS Katie Williams, PT, DPT, CBIS Mary Merlin, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS Tammy Bagyi, RN, BSN, CRRN, CNRN Tara Jensen, MS, OTR/L

 

Title of Event:
The 11th Annual North Carolina ALS Caregivers Conference

Contact Name:
Lynn Sanderson

Organization:
The ALS Association North Carolina Chapter

Date(s) of Event:
October 15, 2018

Location / Venue for Event:
Harris II Conference Center, Charlotte, NC

Preferred Website Link:
www.SR-AHEC.org

Summary of Event:
11th Annual NC ALS Caregivers Conference to be held October 15, 2018 at the Harris Conference Center II, 3216 CPCC Harris Campus Road, Charlotte. This conference is specifically designed to meet the educational needs of interdisciplinary health care teams and caregivers who work with individuals diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Occupational Therapists - Southern Regional AHEC will issue Certificates of Completion Only. Early Bird registration cost is $100 for healthcare professionals and $50 for students. The cost for healthcare professionals increases to $125 after October 1. Register with Southern Regional AHEC by either calling 910-678-7226 or on their web page www.SR-AHEC.org. Event #56239.

 

Title of Event:
Visual Processing, Visual Perception and Visual-Motor Skills

Contact Name:
Mandy Washington

Organization:
Education Resources Inc.

Date(s) of Event:
September 28-29, 2018

Location / Venue for Event:
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

Summary of Event:
This workshop will help the therapist determine when they are able to address visual issues within their setting, (including schools, acute care, rehab and LTC facilities) and when they need to refer for further medical attention. It will arm therapists with intervention tools and strategies to optimize function. It will focus on the visual system and how various diagnoses can present with different visual difficulties in both children and adults. We will discuss how to assess for visual processing and visual deficits as well as determining treatment and/or remediation. Case studies will emphasize clinical problem solving and decision making for visual processing, visual perception and visual-motor skills.

 

Title of Event:
CHAMP Certification Course

Contact Name:
Kathy Moore

Organization:
The David Corey Company

Date(s) of Event:
9/19/18 - 9/21/18

Location / Venue for Event:
Sawgrass Marriott - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL (Jacksonville)

Preferred Website Link:
www.champconference.com

Summary of Event:
Learn to be a CHAMP (Certified Home Accessibility Modification Professional). Earn up to 17 CEU's. This is the only certification of it's kind in Workers Compensation. Topics include Workers' Comp Basics, Scope Development, Project Guidelines, Product and Design. Visit: www.champconference.com, call Kathy Moore at (904) 572-0134 or email [email protected]

 

Title of Event:
New Therapies in the School Online Conference

Contact Name:
Marci Duffy

Organization:
Education Resources, Inc.

Email:
Home
[email protected] 

Date(s) of Event:
Online Course

Location / Venue for Event:
Online Course

Preferred Website Link:
http://www.educationresourcesinc.com/online-course-details/therapies-in-the-school-conference-5-complete-package-18th-annual-therapies-in-the-school-online-all-sessions-

Summary of Event:
Recorded live from 2017 Therapies in the School Conference. This course focuses on the latest advances in school based practice for therapists. It covers aligning motor needs with educational needs, and how to improve executive function in children who are receiving therapy services in the school setting. How primitive reflexes can be relevant to school-based practice, as well as strategies to integrate these primitive reflexes are discussed. Using evidence to help guide decisions on goals, dosage, and frequency are covered for motor needs in children with autism. Four Dynamic Online Sessions: Aligning Strategies to Support Motor Needs with Curriculum Goals Josephine Bardabelias and Melissa K. Gerber How to Assist Children with Executive Function Dysfunction as a Related Service Provider Jocelynn B. Wallach and Nancy L. Williamson Strategies to Promote Integration of Primitive Reflexes Janine Wiskind Using Evidence to Help Guide Decisions on Goals, Dosage, Frequency, Priorities and Interventions for Motor Issues in Autism Julie Goff and Jennifer A Colebourn

 
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