Ethics and Opioid Conference 2019

This activity will address the ethical use of opioids and treatment of patients.
University of South Alabama Office of Continuing Medical Education

Ethics and Opioid Conference 2018

This activity will address the ethical use of opioids and treatment of patients.
University of South Alabama Office of Continuing Medical Education

Conference on Universal Health Care

The past decade has seen an incredible tumult in our nation's approach to health care policy, with the adoption of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) followed by a series of challenges for it and to it. How did we come to the health care system that we have now and where does it succeed and fail? What does the near future have in store for the ACA and for health care policy overall? Would we be better off with a dramatic move to a single-payer option or with a more incremental approach to reform? W...
Massachusetts Medical Society

Poise: The Psychology of Posture

Poise: The Psychology of Posture is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores how body language can be used to better understand our clients and improve their lives. It is said that non-verbal communication represents two-thirds of all communication. Whether it be through gestures, posture, facial expressions, personal space or eye contact, how we position and move our bodies sends a message to those we are speaking to. Our poise is often a very telling look into ho...
Professional Development Resources

Gender and Transgender Identity

Gender and Transgender Identity is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that reviews issues in the formation of gender and transgender identity. After viewing oneself as a human being, the most important aspect of our self-concept is that we are a male person or a female person. That is the very essence of our humanness and the most basic sense of who we are. To experience a conflict between our physical body and our concept of maleness or femaleness is the most fundamental existen...
Professional Development Resources

Sharing the Journey: Advanced Illness Care

Conference Overview: Our aging population is expected to grow to almost 87 million by 2050. Over the last decade, the fastest growing cohort has been individuals 85 years and older. With people living longer and older, this conference will provide clinicians and chaplains an update on the latest evidence-based concepts in managing life-limiting illness and end-of-life care. Topic highlights for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, psychologists and ch...
HealthPartners Institute

Therapy Tidbits – September/October 2018

Therapy Tidbits – September/October 2018 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the September/October 2018 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep psychologists (and other mental health professionals) informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: Preexisting Conditions Dominate Health Care Discussions - A look at short term limited duration insurance plans (S...
Professional Development Resources

Partnering with Patients to Navigate the Complexities of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Put your knowledge to the test with the IPF Formative Assessment! Challenge yourself with this self-paced interactive assessment designed to sharpen your knowledge and competency in the diagnosis and management of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. The Formative Assessment platform profiles individual learning needs related to the management of IPF and recommends personalized education to meet each learner’s unique needs. This activity consists of three modules, each taking approximately 15 ...
ACHL

Treating Tardive Dyskinesia: Clinical Challenges and Patient Perspectives

This Clinical Commentary consists of an HD video roundtable discussion with two leading expert psychiatrists in the field, who participate in a panel discussion of tardive dyskinesia (TD) as a widespread and undertreated condition in psychiatric populations, as well as the importance of evidence-based differential diagnostics, newly approved therapeutics for treatment of the condition, and strategies for both personalized and improved patient care. This activity additionally includes an interv...
ACHL

Palliative Care is Everyone's Job!

Join our multidisciplinary faculty for a day focused on palliative care. While not new, palliative care has rapidly advanced in recent years, yet this important area of medicine is often misunderstood by patients. This course will address what palliative care is, how it can benefit patients, and how to incorporate it into your practice. Lectures and breakout sessions are designed to provide a foundation for delivering “generalist” palliative care and will be of value to all members of t...
Virginia Mason

Writing, Publishing, and Social Media for Healthcare Professionals

A special program for healthcare professionals who want to advance their communication skills or get published This unique 3-day course, among the highest-rated Harvard Medical School CME courses, empowers physicians, psychologists, and other healthcare professionals to expand their visibility and influence in healthcare through traditional and new media. As an attendee, you will learn how to make the most of print, live, and online communication channels, and sharpen your ability to market y...
Harvard Medical School

The Suicide Survivor

The Suicide Survivor is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that provides an understanding and means for helping the people who have lost loved ones to suicide. One of the most difficult and complex emotional adjustments many individuals will ever face is the challenging and often lengthy process of dealing with the suicide of a family member or other loved one. These people are called suicide survivors; the family members and close friends who have experienced the death of a f...
Professional Development Resources

Navigating Burn Care: Advancements and Innovations

Target Audience: This conference is intended for the entire burn team: surgeons, nurses, occupational and physical therapists, pharmacists, child life specialists, social workers, paramedics, firefighters and survivors. Emergency medicine physicians, particularly from hospitals that participate in a state wide trauma system, family and pediatric practitioners and post-graduate residents from these disciplines will find this conference relevant to their practice. The conference will feature...
HealthPartners Institute

Alzheimer’s Disease: A Practical Guide

Alzheimer’s Disease: A Practical Guide is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that offers healthcare professionals a basic foundation in Alzheimer's disease prevention, diagnosis, and risk management. This course will present practical information to aid healthcare professionals as they interact with clients who are diagnosed with any of the many types of dementia. We will review what is normal in the aging process, and what is not; diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer's dis...
Professional Development Resources

Therapy Tidbits – July/August 2018

Therapy Tidbits – July/August 2018 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the July/August 2018 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep mental health professionals informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: Hacking Creates Market for Cyber Insurance - Discusses the need for cyber insurance and provides examples of the types of coverage currently available ...
Professional Development Resources

PsychFile

PsychFile is and extensive review of peer-reviewed psychiatric literature. This up-to-date and clinically relevant monthly publication is online, mobile, and Bluetooth friendly. 30 Abstracted articles per month from the leading peer reviewed Psychiatric Journals A 12 month subscription Online and mobile friendly $500 per subscription Affordable and subscription based 36 CE/CME credits per subscription Meets the ABPN MOC requirements Accreditation PsychFile® is published monthly...
Dannemiller

2019 Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology Update

This state-of-the-art update on Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology is designed to provide evidence-based strategies that focus on practical clinical management from a multidisciplinary approach when treating patients with these neurologic disorders. We welcome a variety of specialists, primary care physicians, and advanced health care providers who have a specific interest in this field. Intended audience is Neurologists and all health care providers who treat patients with neurologic...
Mayo Clinic

HIV/AIDS: Therapy & Adherence

HIV/AIDS: Therapy & Adherence is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that treatment and adherence issues in populations at high risk for HIV infection. People who live with HIV can live almost normal lifespans and have little risk of transmitting the disease if they use antiretroviral therapy appropriately under medical care. However, only 55% of HIV-infected people follow their antiretroviral regimen well enough to achieve viral suppression. This course will discuss adhere...
Professional Development Resources

Psychological Effects of Media Exposure

Psychological Effects of Media Exposure is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores the psychological effects that media exposure has on both the witnesses and victims of traumatic events. This course will explore why we are so drawn to traumatic events and how media portrayals of these events influence our thoughts, conclusions, and assumptions about them. It will then discuss how the intersection of trauma and media has evolved to provide a place for celebrity-li...
Professional Development Resources

Women and Depression

Women and Depression This course will focus on the symptoms, treatment, and causes of depression in women. Course Objectives: Define depression and its various forms. List and describe the causes of depression. Analyze the pros and cons of current medications. Explain how depression affects women.
Social Worker Continuing Education

Understanding Depression

This course will focus on the symptoms, treatment, and causes of depression. Course Objectives: Define depression and its various forms List and describe the causes of depression Analyze the pros and cons of current medications Discuss psychotherapy and electroconvulsive therapies Explain how depression affects different groups of people
Social Worker Continuing Education

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

This course will provide an introduction to the symptoms, treatment options for those with PTSD as well as suggestions where people can go for help. Course Objectives: Define what Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is Identify the symptoms of PTSD Discuss the treatment of PTSD using both medication and cognitive behavioral therapy Understand the efforts that are under way to improve the detection and treatment of PTSD Discuss the treatment after a mass trauma
Social Worker Continuing Education

Mental Health Medications

This course is designed to provide an overview of medications prescribed for different types of mental illness. Course Objectives: Discuss the development, benefits, side effects, and common brand names of medications. Identify the concerns regarding the use of medications on specific groups of patients Understand how medications are used to treat mental disorders Explain how depression affects men.
Social Worker Continuing Education

Men and Depression

This course will focus on the symptoms, treatment, and causes of depression in men. Course Objectives: Define depression and its various forms List and describe the causes of depression Analyze the pros and cons of current medications Explain how depression affects men.
Social Worker Continuing Education

Marijuana Abuse

This course will provide students with an overview of marijuana abuse, the effects they have on an individual, and the treatments available to the user. Course Objectives: Define what marijuana is List and discuss the health consequences of marijuana abuse. Understand possible treatment options for marijuana users. Discuss the scope of marijuana abuse in the United States
Social Worker Continuing Education

HIV-AIDS and Drug Abuse Epidemic

This course will provide students with an overview of drug abuse and the impact it has on the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Course Objectives: Demonstrate familiarity with the incidence of new AIDS cases. Identify the populations which are most affected by AIDS. Identify the class of drugs that have influenced an increase in HIV infection.
Social Worker Continuing Education

HIPAA Privacy Rule

This course will provide students with a summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule. This course will provide students with an understanding of the National Association of Social Workers code of ethics. Course Objectives: Explain the purpose of HIPAA. Identify appropriate uses of disclosure. Explain implications of inappropriate disclosures of PHI. Define specific terms related to HIPAA.
Social Worker Continuing Education

Eating Disorders

This course will address anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorders while providing symptoms and discussing possible causes. Course Objectives: Define the various eating disorders. Identify and understand the symptoms of the various eating disorders. Understand what treatments are available for eating disorders. Explain the possible future outcomes of eating disorder research
Social Worker Continuing Education

Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics This course will provide students with an understanding of the National Association of Social Workers code of ethics. Course Objectives: Identify core values on which social work's mission is based. Summarize broad ethical principles that reflect the profession's core values. Understand and identify ethical uncertainties and conflicts of interest.
Social Worker Continuing Education

Clinical Supervision

This course will provide students with an understanding of Clinical Supervision as a specialty of Clinical Social Work. Course Objectives: Understand the ethical issues in supervision. Discuss the various models of supervision. Identify the different formats of supervision. Demonstrate understanding of creation of a supervision plan.
Social Worker Continuing Education

Child Abuse Prevention

This course is an overview of Identification and Reporting Child Abuse as well as Statistics, Awareness/Prevention and a Guide for Mandated Reporters. Course Objectives: Recognize Physical and Sexual Abuse How to handle Disclosures of Abuse The process of Responding to Disclosures National & New York state Statistics Steps to Prevent Child Abuse
Social Worker Continuing Education

Bipolar Disorder

This course is designed to introduce the behavior health professional to the symptoms associated with bipolar disorder as well as the diagnosis of the disease. Course Objectives: Identify bipolar disorder and describe its symptoms Examine the signs and symptoms that may accompany suicidal feelings in people with bipolar disorder Understand the treatment options for bipolar disorder, including psychosocial treatments and interventions Discuss the possible risks and benefits of clinica...
Social Worker Continuing Education

Anxiety Disorders

This course will introduce the various anxiety disorders and treatment to the student. Course Objectives: Describe the symptoms of anxiety disorders Identify effective treatments Suggest ways to make treatment more effective Explain the role of research in understanding the causes of these conditions Recognize the difference between the various anxiety disorders
Social Worker Continuing Education

Personality and Temperament: Connecting with Young Clients

Personality and Temperament: Connecting with Young Clients is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that demonstrates how differences in personality and temperament impact how children behave and how adults communicate and connect with them. Understanding differences in temperament and personality among adults and children will ultimately assist us in developing better relationships with our clients and enhancing therapy interventions, plans, and goals. Within the context of ...
Professional Development Resources

11-18 HIV/AIDS: Adherence Issues

HIV/AIDS: Adherence Issues is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that discusses adherence issues in populations at high risk for HIV infection. HIV and AIDS are medical terms that are linked together due to the progressive nature of HIV, with the end result of untreated (or undertreated) HIV becoming AIDS. The virus affects people of all ages, from children born to mothers with HIV, to adolescents, to adults, and elders. People who live with HIV can live almost normal life...
Professional Development Resources

Executive Functioning in Adults

Executive Functioning in Adults is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides strategies to help adults overcome executive functioning deficits. As human beings, we have a built-in capacity to accomplish goals and meet challenges through the use of high-level cognitive functions called “executive functioning” skills. These are the skills that help us to decide which activities and tasks we will pay attention to and which ones we will choose to ignore or postpone....
Professional Development Resources

Grief: The Reaction to Loss

Grief: The Reaction to Loss is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that teaches healthcare professionals how to recognize and respond to grief. Grief is the reaction to loss. People grieve for the loss of someone they love, but they also grieve for the loss of independence, usefulness, cognitive functioning, and physical abilities. Grief is also a lifelong process: a journey rather than a disease that is cured. It changes over time to deal with different kinds of losses. It...
Professional Development Resources

Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare

Strategies and Skills Development for Career Advancement and Leadership This Harvard Medical School professional development program, which has sold out for the past 2 years, delivers evidence-based strategies, skills development and education that help women at various stages of their healthcare careers step into and succeed in leadership positions. Among HMS’s highest-rated CME courses, it also helps women—and men—effectively cultivate female managerial talent in healthcare settings b...
Harvard Medical School Global and Continuing Education

Improving Long-Term Outcomes in Patients With Schizophrenia: What Is the Evidence for Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics?

Long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotics can prevent relapses and hospitalizations, but they are underutilized, especially early in the course of illness. Health care providers need confidence in discussing LAIs with patients. LAI antipsychotics may be a reasonable option for many patients with schizophrenia and should be discussed routinely when evaluating treatment options. Health care providers may lack knowledge of options for LAI antipsychotics and be reluctant to discuss this therapy,...
CMEology

Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents: Diagnostic Strategies and New Evidence

One of the most challenging areas of psychiatry is the diagnosis and management of children and adolescents with bipolar spectrum disorders. In particular, treatment of the depressive phase of the bipolar spectrum disorders in children and adolescents remains a largely unmet need. Up to 2 million children in the United States have bipolar disorder. It is now recognized that about half of adult patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder had their first episode as children or adolescents. Differe...
CMEology

Therapy Tidbits - May/June 2018

Therapy Tidbits - May/June 2018 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the May/June 2018 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep mental health professionals informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: New Prepayment Audits Strike Fear in Medicare Providers - Describes the difficulties practitioners are facing with when audited and explains the new m...
Professional Development Resources

The Herbert Benson, MD Course in Mind Body Medicine

COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FOR AN INTEGRATED MODEL OF CARE Mind body approaches such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, cognitive skills, lifestyle interventions and positive psychology now boast an impressive evidence base to support their ability to improve—and in some cases, prevent—stress-related illnesses, ranging from asthma to hypertension, functional bowel diseases and pain syndromes. Whether you are a physician, nurse, psychologist, social worker or therapist, mi...
Harvard Medical School Global and Continuing Education

Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness

Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores the stigmas around mental illness and provides effective strategies to overcome them. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) defines mental illness stigma as “a range of negative attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors about mental and substance use disorders.” Mental health and substance use disorders are prevalent and among the most highly stigmatized...
Professional Development Resources

Motivation: Igniting the Process of Change

Motivation: Igniting the Process of Change is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores the question: how do we tap into, ignite and harness our motivation? We will begin with a discussion about why clinicians need to know this information and how this information can be helpful in working with clients. Next, we will look at the research behind motivation, decipher between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation, and explore the roots of what keeps us motivated now,...
Professional Development Resources

Improving Communication with Your Young Clients

Improving Communication with Your Young Clients is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that teaches communication skills for use with young clients and their families. Healthy professional and personal relationships rely heavily on effective and respectful communication skills. Professionals can benefit from enhancing their repertoire of communication techniques to improve the quality of relationships with families and children who have communication skills deficits. The co...
Professional Development Resources

Therapy Tidbits – March/April 2018

Therapy Tidbits – March/April 2018 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the March/April 2018 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep psychologists (and other mental health professionals) informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: Teletherapy is the Future Norm - Discusses the importance of educating oneself about teletherapy and introduces a vari...
Professional Development Resources

Animal Assisted Therapy

Animal Assisted Therapy is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides the information and techniques needed to begin using the human-animal bond successfully to meet individual therapeutic goals. In Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) the human-animal bond is utilized to help meet therapeutic goals and reach individuals who are otherwise difficult to engage in verbal therapies. AAT is considered an emerging therapy at this time, and more research is needed to determine the...
Professional Development Resources

Selective Mutism: Identification and Treatment

Selective Mutism: Identification and Treatment is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CE) course that discusses the identification and treatment of children who are "selectively mute." It is expected that young children, upon beginning school, will be able to use expressive language to communicate with their teacher and their peers. Negative educational and social outcomes can occur when children lack this essential skill. Children who persistently withhold speech or who fail to spe...
Professional Development Resources

Counseling Victims of Mass Shootings

Counseling Victims of Mass Shootings is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that gives clinicians the tools they need to help their clients process, heal, and grow following the trauma of a mass shooting. Sadly, mass shootings are becoming more widespread and occurring with ever greater frequency, often leaving in their wake thousands of lives forever changed. As victims struggle to make sense of the horror they have witnessed, mental health providers struggle to know how best ...
Professional Development Resources

comMIt (comprehensive motivational interviewing) for health care professionals

comMIt (comprehensive motivational interviewing training) for health care professionals is an e-learning program accredited for 8 hours of approved continuing education credit for dietitians, nurses, pharmacists, physicians and social workers. The learner has three months to complete this highly interactive program and receive CE credit. Learners may stop at any point in the program and then return to it where they left off. Learners may also review each module completed as often as they wou...
Berger Consulting, LLC

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