Opioid Overdose Risk and Prevention

This is a 5 minute online activity included in the READINESS Opioid Learning Center "library". This activity provides important information on opioid overdose – risks involved, prevention strategies & tips, and more to help you better understand how to combat opioid overdose and be better prepared in the event of an opioid overdose. READINESS develops and hosts custom opioid eLearning centers for health systems, pharmacies, and organizations to support opioid stewardship and education ...
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How to Use Narcan (naloxone) Nasal Spray

This is a 5 minute online activity included in the READINESS Opioid Learning Center "library". This activity provides important information on Narcan (naloxone) nasal spray – how to administer the medication, proper technique, and more to help you better understand how to use Narcan (naloxone) nasal spray. READINESS develops and hosts custom opioid eLearning centers for health systems, pharmacies, and organizations to support opioid stewardship and education initiatives. Offer your com...
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Support Your Community with an Opioid eLearning Center Hosted by READINESS

READINESS develops and hosts custom opioid eLearning centers for health systems, pharmacies, and organizations to support opioid stewardship and education initiatives. Offer your community an intuitive and accessible eLearning center to support opioid education and awareness.
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Psychological Effects of Shame

Psychological Effects of Shame is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that explores the emotion of shame and how it affects individuals. This course will teach therapists how to identify shame and the ways in which people try to avoid, ignore, and hide from it. Various topics will be discussed, including shaming about weight, parenting, incarceration, alcoholism, and shopping. Compensatory behaviors resulting from being shamed will also be identified. This will lead to an ex...
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10-Night Peru CME AWAY™ Land Tour - Mood Disorders, ADD, COPD, Hypertension, VTE, Lyme Disease & High Altitude Illness

Lima, Peru ● Cusco, Peru ● Aguas Calientes, Peru ● Puno, Peru
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9-Night Kenya CME AWAY™ Land Tour - Cardiology, Diabetes, Mental Health, Obesity & Breast Cancer

Nairobi • Maasai Mara • Bogani Cottages & Tented Camp
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11-Night Splendors of Egypt & the Nile CME AWAY™ - Thyroid Disorders, Diabetes, Dermatitis, Psoriasis and Pearls of Hair & Nail Disorders

Cairo • Luxor • Dendera • Kom • Ombo • Aswan • Edfu • Esna
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12-Night India’s Golden Triangle & The Sacred Ganges CME AWAY™ River Cruise

New Delhi • Agra • Jaipur • Kolkata • Kalna • Matiari • Murshidabad • Baranagar • Mayapur • Chandannagar • Kolkata
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13-Night Cook Islands, Society Islands, Tonga & Fiji CME AWAY™ Cruise - Updates in Endocrinology & Respirology

Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands ● Moorea, Society Islands ● Taha'a, Society Islands ● Bora Bora, Society Islands ● Aitutaki, Cook Islands ● Vava’u, Tonga ● Savusavu, Vanua Levu, Fiji ● Suva, Viti Levu, Fiji ● Bequa Island, Fiji ● Lautoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
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14-Night Chile, Argentina & Uruguay CME AWAY™ Cruise - Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics Update

Buenos Aires, Argentina • Montevideo, Uruguay • Punta Del Este, Uruguay • Puerto Madryn, Argentina • Cape Horn, Chile • Ushuaia, Argentina • Punta Arenas, Chile • Puerto Montt, Chile • San Antonio, Chile
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14-Night South Africa CME AWAY™ Cruise - Medical Emergencies, Dental Disease & Its Relationship To Systemic Medical Conditions

Cape Town, South Africa • Walvis Bay, Namibia • Port Elizabeth, South Africa • Durban, South Africa • Maputo, Mozambique • Richards Bay, South Africa • Mossel Bay, South Africa
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7-Night Costa Mujeres CME AWAY Resort - Comprehensive Overview of Obesity Pathophysiology, Co-Morbidities, Non-Pharmacological & Pharmacological Treatment Options

Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres & TRS Coral, Costa Mujeres, Mexico
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7-Night Costa Mujeres CME AWAY Resort - Physician Empowerment: Physician Wellness, Resilience, & Practice Management

Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres & TRS Coral, Costa Mujeres, Mexico
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8-Night Panama CME AWAY Land Tour - Joint Disease and Replacement, MSK Injections, Rehabilitation, Dementia & Geriatrics

Panama City • Anton Valley • Chitre • Playa Bonita
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7-Night Iceland CME Land Tour - Pain Management Across the Continuum: From Prevention to Palliation: Movement, Motivation, Mindfulness, Medication

Reykjavík, Iceland • Vik, Iceland
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6-Night Newfoundland CME Land Tour - Optimizing Functional Outcomes & Reducing Disability: A Biopsychosocial Approach to Chronic Pain

St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
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15-Night South & Central America Via the Panama Canal CME AWAY™ Cruise - State of the Art Management of Pain, Wellness & Practical Mindfulness

Lima (Callao), Peru • Salaverry, Peru Manta, Ecuador • Fuerte Amador (Panama City), Panama • Panama Canal Transit • Puerto Limón, Costa • Roatan Island, Honduras • Santo Tomas, Guatemala • Belize City, Belize • Cozumel Quintana Roo, Mexico • Fort Lauderdale (Florida), USA
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14-Night Vietnam & Thailand CME AWAY™ Cruise - Updates in Cardiology & Rheumatic Diseases

Hong Kong, China ● Hanoi (Ha Long Bay), Vietnam ● Hue/Danang (Chan May), Vietnam ● Ho Chi Minh (phu My), Vietnam ● Bangkok, Thailand ● Singapore
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9-Night Rhine & Moselle CME River Cruise - Updates on Urology & Psychiatry

Frankfurt, Germany • Cochem, Germany • Trier, Germany • Bernkastel, Germany • Rüdesheim, Germany • Speyer, Germany • Strasbourg, Germany
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Ethics for Texas LPCs

Ethics for Texas LPCs is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that meets the ethics requirement for license renewal of Texas licensed professional counselors. This course is intended to meet the requirements of an ethics course for Texas Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs) as part of a license renewal process. Licensees must complete 24 clock hours of continuing education acceptable to the Board during each 24-month period, at least four hours of ethics, two of which must be...
Professional Development Resources

Domestic Violence: Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence

Domestic Violence: Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course intended to help healthcare professionals maintain a high state of vigilance and to be well prepared with immediate and appropriate responses when abuse is suspected or disclosed. Domestic violence, in the form of child abuse and intimate partner violence, remains a pervasive part of contemporary life in the U.S. Its effects are deep and far-reaching. There is a special section o...
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Active Listening: Techniques that Work for Children and Parents

Active Listening: Techniques that Work for Children and Parents is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that offers a valuable compilation of practical and ready-to-use strategies and techniques for building children’s confidence and success by using active listening, one of the key components in developing and maintaining healthy professional and personal relationships. Without this set of skills, clinicians are likely to miss essential pieces of information their clients ar...
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Nurturing the Child with Special Needs

Nurturing the Child with Special Needs is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides strategies for healthcare professionals and parents to support children with special needs to manage behavior, sensory issues, and language challenges. All children need to feel a sense of belonging and significant in ways that elicit positive responses from those around them. Sometimes, a child with special needs can alienate others when attempting to have their unique requirements ...
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NeuroRehabilitation 2020

The Comprehensive Neurorehabilitation Update Cutting-edge strategies, updates, and best practices for clinicians who provide care for patients with CNS trauma and neurological diseases In this Harvard Medical School CME course—which has sold out the last 3 years—many of the country’s most experienced and committed neurorehabilitation experts will present cutting-edge clinical interventions, the latest findings, practical education, and hands-on methods to further your expertise in guid...
Harvard Medical School

Treating Obesity 2020: The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine

Education to Optimize Your Care of Adult, Adolescent, and Pediatric Patients with Obesity This highly rated Harvard Medical School CME course, which has sold out the last 6 years, delivers practical strategies to optimize the management of obesity and its many complications, and provides the most up-to-date approaches to obesity prevention and treatment. Highlights of the 2020 program include: • Comprehensive evaluation of the patient with obesity • Medical management of the patient wi...
Harvard Medical School

Time to Listen: What the Experts Have to Say About Safe Opioid Prescribing and Addiction Treatment

The data and trends illustrating the impact of opioids on the United States are staggering. From July 2016 through September 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a 30% increase in overdoses among men and a 24% increase among women. In December 2018, the Opioid Healthcare Provider/Advocacy Working Group convened for a two-day advisory board meeting with representatives from the primary care, pain management, oral surgery, orthopedic surgery, addiction, and phys...
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Schizophrenia: Understanding & Treating

Schizophrenia: Understanding & Treating is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that provides clinicians with practical guidance in understanding and treating schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a complex condition that is poorly understood by the general public and by many mental health clinicians, who receive little training on the condition. It’s important to understand because it’s the most debilitating and costly of all adult psychiatric illnesses. To start, we’ll revi...
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Ethics & Risk Management: Expert Tips 9

Ethics & Risk Management: Expert Tips 9 is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that addresses a wide variety of ethics and risk management topics, written by experts in the field. Topics include: Addressing Boundary Issues - Discusses the risks, benefits and ethics of boundary crossings and multiple relationships in therapy. Consider Risks When Contracting with Commercial Teletherapy Companies - Highlights some of the risks of working with these businesses and suggests some ...
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PA: Child Abuse, Recognition and Reporting for Mandated Reporters, 3 units

This course is jointly approved by Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and and the Pennsylvania Department of State. It fulfills the 3-unit requirement for training in child abuse recognition and reporting for mandated reporters under Act 31. PA CE Provider #CACE000044. Program #CAPR000042. For those in the healthcare professions, course completions are reported to the PA Department of State within 24 hours. This online course is for health...
ATrain Education Inc.

E-Therapy: Ethics & Best Practices

E-Therapy: Ethics & Best Practices is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that examines the advantages, risks, technical issues, legalities, and ethics of providing therapy online. E-therapy can be used to address age-old problems, such as how to reach out to those who might not otherwise avail themselves of psychotherapy services even though they are in acute need. At the same time, it is clear that many providers have embraced the new technologies without a firm grasp on the ...
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Human Trafficking: Identification and Intervention

Human Trafficking: Identification and Intervention is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that details the many facets of human trafficking as well as how to identify and provide intervention to victims/survivors. Human trafficking, commonly discussed under the two broad categories of sexual trafficking and labor trafficking, is a pervasive public health issue, both globally and in the United States. This course will examine the various forms of human trafficking, including...
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One Size Does Not Fit All: Optimizing Use of Major Depressive Disorder Specifiers to Improve Outcomes

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a highly heterogeneous disorder that is increasingly seen as a continuum, with emphasis on overlapping and subthreshold symptoms. To address this issue, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) included the use of specifiers, such as mixed features and anxious distress, with the diagnosis of MDD. Although DSM-5 specifiers improve utility and precision in the diagnosis of MDD and related disorders, they may not be ...
CMEology

High Functioning Autism in Children

High Functioning Autism in Children is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides strategies to help children with HFA navigate the "neurotypical" world with success. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, as of April 2018, the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is increasing. This increase includes children on the higher end of the spectrum; those who have what is informally referred to as “high functioning” ASD. In this course we...
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Women's Health: Vaginitis

Recurrent Vaginitis: What to Do when You've Tried Everything. Vaginitis is one of the 7 most common health concerns for women in the United States. Of those who have an initial case of vaginitis, up to 70% will have another. Some have only a few days between symptoms. This course will examine the common causes of recurrent vaginitis; bacterial vaginosis, vaginal candidiasis and undiagnosed trichomoniasis. The course will also detail management techniques appropriate for the primary care s...
Boston College

STD Guidelines for Clinicians

The CDC issues new guidelines for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases every four years. Alison Marshall guides us through the highlights of the most recent update, and subsequent changes to treatment guidelines, in a friendly top-ten format, which is nonetheless full of sobering news of which every clinician need to be aware. Target Audience Clinicians with any sexually active population, nurse educators, and public health educators Faculty Alison O. Marshall, RN, MSN, FNP...
Boston College

Recognizing and Managing Eating Disorders in Primary Care

This course will discuss diagnostic criteria and other information related to eating disorders, review screening tools and weight monitoring procedures that may be useful. In addition, common comorbidities and lab abnormalities seen in persons with eating disorders will be discussed. Target Audience This course is designed for Nurse Practitioners, Physician's Assistants, Physicians, and Registered Nurses. Faculty Julie P. Dunne, MS, PMHNP-BC Clinical Instructor, Boston College Con...
Boston College

Psychopharmacology of Eating Disorders

This course is the second part of a mini-series about eating disorders. Content includes detailed information for the psychopharmacological treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorders. Medications and corresponding uses, side effects, dosing information and other pertinent details will be covered. A review of diagnostic criteria is included at the beginning of the course, and participants are encouraged to view part 1 of this mini-series, titled, “Recognizing an...
Boston College

Men's Health: Hypogonadism, Erectile Dysfunction & Infertility

This course provides a comprehensive review of testosterone deficiency (hypogonadism), erectile dysfunction and male infertility. Content includes a review of key definitions and concepts, overview of pathophysiology, approach to diagnosis (including professional evidence-based guidelines) and presentation of treatment including pharmacologic management and other modalities. Best practices and caveats for clinical management are discussed as well as situations warranting specialist referral. T...
Boston College

IEP Goals: S.M.A.R.T.E.R. STEPS® Guide

IEP Goals: S.M.A.R.T.E.R. STEPS® Guide is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides a framework for writing legally compliant IEP goals. Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings give parents and professionals a chance to work together to design an IEP for children with learning disabilities who have been determined eligible for special education. The goals for academic achievement and functional performance set for each child are the core of the IEP. Goals r...
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Domestic Violence Update

Target Audience: This activity is designed for professionals at all levels and settings in the healthcare industry. Activity Description Domestic or family violence affects everyone, regardless of gender, race, education, profession, or socioeconomic status. Both abusers and victims come from diverse backgrounds. Health care professionals who focus on a single individual are missing the dysfunctional dynamics that sustain all abusive relationships. In the context of domestic violence, prof...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Domestic Violence 3 Hour: Focus on Child Abuse

Course overview This course defines domestic violence as family violence, and further differentiates the categories of intimate partner violence, child abuse and neglect, and elder & dependent adult abuse, mistreatment and neglect. The dynamics of domestic violence are presented using Pence and Paymer’s power and control wheel as a guiding explanatory model (1986). Common forms of domestic violence are described and categorized; their effects within the family are reviewed. The core content...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Gaming Disorder and Internet Addiction

Gaming Disorder and Internet Addiction is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course that examines the controversial mental health condition of gaming disorder, and the broader concept of internet addiction. Parents, educators, and health care professionals have all expressed concerns about the proliferation of electronic devices and their negative effects throughout our society. Professional organizations have moved toward considering that the overuse of such devices may be diagnosab...
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The Psychological Effects of Ostracism

The Psychological Effects of Ostracism is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores the effects of ostracism in both children and adults. This course will explore the reasons why ostracism occurs – from feelings of moral superiority to differences in physical appearance, and even the idea that ostracism is necessary to insure social cooperation. We will then examine the ways in which ostracism leads to feelings of aggression, hostility, the tendency to endorse ext...
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Fact or Fiction? Test Your Knowledge on Residual and Treatment-Emergent Symptoms in Major Depressive Disorder

Although major depressive disorder (MDD) has a profound impact on individuals, families, and society, it remains undertreated. There are currently more than 4 million US adults who are inadequately treated for MDD. Numerous studies show that antidepressant therapies are superior to placebo, but most adults with MDD do not achieve an adequate response with first-line pharmacotherapy. Inadequate response to antidepressant therapy is associated with greater medical morbidity, more hospitalization...
CMEology

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that reviews the current literature on the medical, legal, educational, occupational, and ethical aspects of marijuana. In spite of the fact that more than half of the states in this country have enacted legislation legalizing marijuana in some fashion, the reality is that neither the intended “medical” benefits of marijuana nor its known (and as yet unknown) adverse effects have been adequately examined using con...
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Counseling the Criminal Mind

Counseling the Criminal Mind is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that examines the effects of mass incarceration and provides strategies for reducing criminal behavior. When events such as mass shootings, acts of terrorism, and familicide occur, one question we might ask ourselves is: What goes through the mind of the perpetrator? In attempting to answer this question, this course will explore the many factors that lead to criminal behavior, including traumatic brain injury,...
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Opioid Use Disorder in Special Populations: Making Recovery a Goal

The opioid epidemic is ravaging many parts of the United States, resulting in drug overdose deaths emerging as the leading cause of injury death. The 2015 statistics from Health and Human Services on human and economic costs were staggering, reporting that 12.5 million people misused prescription opioids that year, resulting in $78.5 billion in economic costs. Yet the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAA)'s National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol Abuse and Related Condit...
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Emotional Regulation: Teaching Children Calm

Emotional Regulation: Teaching Children Calm is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides strategies and techniques for helping children navigate their emotions. Emotional regulation is the ability to manage one’s emotions in order to respond appropriately to life’s inevitable ups and downs. It assists with competent decision-making, augments memory for critical events, and enables productive interpersonal relations. Inappropriate emotional responses are implica...
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Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that reviews evidenced-based research for identification, management and prevention of cyberbullying in children, adolescents, and adults. Bullies have moved from the playground and workplace to the online world, where anonymity can facilitate bullying behavior. Cyberbullying is intentional, repeated harm to another person using communication technology. It is not accidental or random. It is targeted to a person with less...
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Effects of Digital Media on Adolescents

Effects of Digital Media on Adolescents is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores how the digital world is affecting teens of successive generations. It is becoming clear that the effects of the digital world are affecting each successive generation of teenagers in ways that are only now beginning to come into view. iGen’ers’ communication and behaviors differ from those that characterized the Baby Boomers, Millennials, and the XGen’ers. We now know that th...
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