The Thrill is Gone: Beating Depression, Anxiety and Narcotics Addiction: 2019 Update Eastern Caribbean Cruise

1.Physicians in primary care need up-to date, standardized and precise measuring tools for identifying SUD and their readiness for treatment ◦Assess levels of substance use in primary care 2.In the last 20 years physicians seek better strategies of managing Dual diagnosis (patients with mental health issues and SUD's) ◦How to manage Dual Diagnosis. 3.Patient readiness for SUD treatment (or change) is often difficult to assess but is a very important variable in a successful outcome ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Selected Topics in ENT, Sleep Medicine and the Medical Management of Pain Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Levorphanol, tapentadol ◦Participants will be able to differentiate the actions and pharmacokinetics of tapentadol and tramadol, levorphanol and methadone 2.Nalbuphine ◦Participants will be able to employ nalbuphine in clinical situations for which it has an advantage 3.Visceral pain ◦Participants will be able to recite the neuroanatomical differences between somatic and visceral pain and the difference in pain characteristics 4.Neuropathy ◦Participants will be able to recit...
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Essential Topics in Neurology: A Comprehensive Review and 2019 Update Paris, Normandy and River Seine Cruise

1.The Neurological Exam 2. When to Worry About a Headache 3. Peripheral Neuropathy 4.Treatment of Neuropathic Pain 5.Somatic Symptoms and Conversion Disorder 6. Back and Lower Limb Pain 7. Differential Diagnosis of Spells 8. Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia 9. Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury 10. Acute Management of Stroke 11. Autonomic Disorders 12. Neurologic Infections Including Zika Virus 13. Disorders of Muscle 14.Movement Disorders
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2019 Update in Family Medicine and Primary Care Psychology Panama Canal Cruise

1.Cardiovascular Disease in Women - Diabetes ◦To discuss some of the clinical presentation of cardiovascular disease in women compared to men. ◦To describe the American Diabetic Association (ADA) diagnostic and treatment guidelines for Type 2 diabetes 2.Cardiovascular Disease in Women - Hypertension ◦To describe the Joint National Committee on Hypertension 8 guidelines for blood pressure. ◦To discuss the SPRINT Trial results and their impact on the JNC 8 guidelines 3.Cardiovasc...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics and Child/Adolescent Pharmacology Western Caribbean Cruise

◦Everything you wanted to ask a developmental pediatrician, almost ◦Upon completion of this session participants should be able to summarize the basic distinctions between developmental pediatricians, psychologists and child psychiatrists. ◦Autism: A Case Based Presentation (Early Identification) ◦Upon completion of this session participants should be able to describe the basic characteristics in young children on the autistic spectrum. ◦ADHD: Treatment Protocol for Primary Car...
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Sensitive Topics in Women's Health: Sexuality, Menopause and Mental Health Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Depression Across the Female Reproductive Cycle 1: Focus on PMDD, PME and Menopause ◦Identify the hormonal effect on depression in the non pregnant female 2.Depression Across the Female Reproductive Cycle 2: Focus on Perinatal Depression ◦Recognize unique features to consider in the diagnosis and treatment of perinatal depression . 3.Beyond Postpartum Depression: Diagnosis and Treatment of Perinatal Anxiety Disorders ◦Define various mood and anxiety disorders that can present in ...
Continuing Education, Inc

The Thrill is Gone: Beating Depression, Anxiety and Narcotics Addiction Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.Physicians in primary care need up-to date, standardized and precise measuring tools for identifying SUD and their readiness for treatment ◦Assess levels of substance use in primary care 2.In the last 20 years physicians seek better strategies of managing Dual diagnosis (patients with mental health issues and SUD's) ◦How to manage Dual Diagnosis. 3.Patient readiness for SUD treatment (or change) is often difficult to assess but is a very important variable in a successful outcome ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Practical Neurology Greece and Croatia Cruise Co-Sponsored with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

This course will provide a working knowledge of the most common neurological problems and reinforce principles of clinical diagnosis while reviewing the symptoms and signs of most major neurological diseases. The seminar will also present clear, practical guidelines for managing these common problems including how to integrate laboratory tests and imaging techniques into the patient's evaluation. Finally, the current treatment for these disorders will be developed in sufficient detail to permi...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Critical/Intensive Care, Addiction Medicine, Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Obesity Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Overview of substance use disorders (addiction) and diversion: epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis and pharmacological and pharmacokinetic properties of commonly abused substances - Part one ◦Describe the scope of the problem of substance-related disorders (substance use, abuse, diversion) 2.Overview of substance use disorders (addiction) and diversion: epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis and pharmacological and pharmacokinetic properties of commonly abused substances - Part two, and Conseq...
Continuing Education, Inc

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise February 2019

◦ETHICS & BIOETHICS 1 Hour ◦REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour ◦ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (EMR) 1 Hour ◦END-OF-LIFE DECISIONS - Ethical and Legal Issues 1 Hour ◦FEDERAL AND STATE REGULATION OF PAIN MANAGEMENT 2 Hours ◦MEDICAL AND FORENSIC EXPERT WITNESS AND TESTIMONY 1 Hour ◦OFFICIAL DISABILITY GUIDELINES AND AMA GUIDES IN WORKERS COMPENSATION AND NON-OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES 2 Hours ...
Continuing Education, Inc

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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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12-Night India’s Golden Triangle & The Sacred Ganges CME River Cruise - Neurology, Cardiology & Family Medicine

Neurology, Cardiology & Family Medicine 12-Night India’s Golden Triangle & The Sacred Ganges CME River Cruise October 17 – 29, 2019 Onboard the Uniworld Ganges Voyager II Presenting Faculty: Dr. Kathryn Giles, Dr. Jeff Habert, Dr. Guy Tremblay New Delhi ● Agra ● Jaipur ● Kolkata ● Kalna ● Matiari ● Murshidabad ● Baganagar ● Mayapur ● Bandel ● Chandannagar
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12-Night Iberian Adventure CME Cruise - Update in Cardiology & Infectious Diseases

CME Topics TBA 12-Night Iberian Adventure CME Cruise September 15 - 27, 2019 Onboard the ms Nieuw Statendam Presenting Faculty: TBA Amsterdam, Netherlands ● Cork, Ireland ● Vigo, Spain ● Lisbon, Portugal ● Cadiz, Spain ● Gibraltar, British Territory ● Malaga, Spain ● Cartagena, Spain ● Rome, Italy Neurology
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13-Night Society Islands, Cook Islands, Tonga & Fiji CME Cruise - Cardiology & Palliative Care Update

CME Topics TBA 13-Night Society Islands, Cook Islands, Tonga & Fiji CME Cruise September 7-21, 2019 Onboard the MS Paul Gauguin ROUNDTRIP ECONOMY AIRFARE FROM LOS ANGELES AND RETURN FROM FIJI INCLUDED Presenting Faculty: TBA 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 ● Beqa Isla...
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12-Night Scandinavia & Russia CME Cruise - Update in Emergency Medicine and Pain

Update in Emergency Medicine and Pain 12-Night Scandinavia & Russia CME Cruise July 20 – August 1, 2019 Onboard the Celebrity Reflection Presenting Faculty: Dr. Joel Bordman, Dr. Mitchell Shulman Amsterdam, Netherlands ● Berlin, Germany ● Helsinki, Finland ● St. Petersburg, Russia ● Tallinn, Estonia ● Stockholm, Sweden ● Copenhagen, Denmark
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12-Night Dublin to Reykjavik CME Cruise - Update on Women's Health & Imaging

CME Topics TBA 12-Night Dublin to Reykjavik CME Cruise June 29 – July 11, 2019 Onboard the Regent Seven Seas Navigator Presenting Faculty: Richard Boroditsky & TBA Dublin, Ireland ● Douglas, UK ● Fishguard, UK ● Cork, Ireland ● Galway, Ireland ● Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland ● Kollafjord, Denmark ● Akureyri, Iceland ● Isafjordur, Iceland ● Reykjavik, Iceland
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7-Night Lisbon & Douro River CME Cruise - June 1 - 8, 2019

Pain & Potpourri of Family Medicine 7-Night Lisbon & Douro River CME Cruise June 1 - 8, 2019 Onboard the AmaDouro Presenting Faculty: Dr. John Axler, Dr. Sol Stern Lisbon ● Porto ● Regua ● Barca d’Alva ● Vega Terron ● Pinhao ● Bitetos
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Stalking: Recognizing and Responding

Stalking is a crime that is far more prevalent than most people realize. Stalking is one of the most pervasive and serious public health issues facing the United States today. The results of one study examining the prevalence of stalking revealed that 1 in 6 women and 1 in 19 men in the United States have experienced stalking victimization at some point during their lifetime in which they felt very fearful or believed that they or someone close to them would be harmed or killed. This course is...
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11-Night Amalfi Coast & Greek Isles CME Cruise - Updates in Women’s Health and MusculoSkeletal Disorders

Updates in Women’s Health and Musculo-Skeletal Disorders 11-Night Amalfi Coast & Greek Isles CME Cruise May 25—June 5, 2019 Onboard the Celebrity Edge Presenting Faculty: Dr. Julia Alleyne, Mr. Joel Alleyne, Dr. Robert Reid Rome, Italy ● Catania, Sicily ● Valletta, Malta ● Santorini, Greece ● Athens, Greece ● Mykonos, Greece ● Nauplion, Greece ● Katakolon, Greece ● Naples, Italy
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12-Night Dublin to London CME Cruise - Endocrinology & Diabetes

Endocrinology & Diabetes 12-Night Dublin to London CME Cruise May 23 – June 4, 2019 Onboard the Silversea Silver Cloud Presenting Faculty: Dr. Phil Hardin, Dr. Vincent Woo Dublin, Ireland ● Iona, UK ● Lunga, UK ● Oban, Scotland ● Mallaig, UK ● Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland ● St. Kilda, UK ● Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland ● Noss, Scotland ● Aberdeen, UK ● Eyemouth, UK ● Hull, England ● Ramsgate, UK ● London, UK
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14-Night Society Islands & Tuamotus CME Cruise - CME Topics TBA & Dermatology

CME Topics TBA, Dermatology 14-Night Society Islands & Tuamotus CME Cruise March 20 - 30, 2019 Onboard the MS Paul Gauguin ROUNDTRIP ECONOMY AIRFARE FROM LOS ANGELES INCLUDED Presenting Faculty: Dr. Ian Landells, more TBA Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands ● Huahine, Society Islands ● Bora Bora, Society Islands ● Rangiroa, Tuamotus ● Fakarava, Tuamotus ● Taha'a, Society Islands ● Moorea, Society Islands
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3-Night Miami Beach Stay & 4-Night Havana CME Cruise - Clinical Pearls in Cardiology & Urology

Clinical Pearls in Cardiology & Urology 3-Night Miami Beach Stay & 4-Night Havana CME Cruise March 18 – 25, 2019 At the Nobu Hotel and Onboard the Azamara Journey Presenting Faculty: Dr. Richard Casey, Dr. Guy Tremblay Miami, Florida ● Key West, Florida ● Havana, Cuba
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7-Night Western Caribbean CME Cruise - Psychiatry and Pediatric Update

Psychiatry and Pediatric Update 7-Night Western Caribbean CME Cruise March 9—16, 2019 Onboard the Symphony of the Seas Presenting Faculty: Dr. Adelle Atkinson, Dr. Mark Feldman, Dr. Lawrence Martin Miami, FL ● Roatan, Honduras ● Puerto Costa Maya, Mexico ● Cozumel Mexico ● Nassau, Bahamas
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10-Night Mardi Gras & Caribbean CME Cruise - Emergency Medicine & Update on Pain Control

Emergency Medicine & Update on Pain Control 10-Night Mardi Gras & Caribbean CME Cruise March 1 – 11, 2019 Onboard the Celebrity Reflection Presenting Faculty: Dr. Lydia Hatcher, Dr. Mitchell Shulman Fort Lauderdale, Florida ● New Orleans, Louisiana ● George Town, Grand Cayman ● Cozumel, Mexico
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12-Night Australia & New Zealand CME Cruise - Clinical Pearls in Family Medicine

Clinical Pearls in Family Medicine 12-Night Australia & New Zealand CME Cruise January 31—February 12, 2019 Onboard the Celebrity Solstice Presenting Faculty: Mr. Shelley Brown, Dr. Vivien Brown, Dr. Sol Stern Sydney, Australia ● Melbourne, Australia ● Fiordland National Park, New Zealand ● Dunedin, Port Chalmers, New Zealand ● Akaroa, New Zealand ● Wellington, New Zealand ● Bay of Islands, Russell, New Zealand ● Tauranga, Rotorua, New Zealand ● Aucklan...
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12-Night Antarctica Adventure CME Cruise - Update in Rheumatology, Respirology, Sleep Medicine & Pain

Update in Rheumatology, Respirology, Sleep Medicine & Pain Antarctica Adventure CME Cruise January 24—February 5, 2019 Onboard the Silversea Silver Cloud Presenting Faculty: Dr. Philip Baer, Dr. Harry Birman, Dr. Erica Weinberg Santiago, Chile ● Ushuaia, Argentina ● Drake Passage ● Antarctic Sound, Antarctica ● Antarctica Peninsula, Antarctica ● Antarctica South, Shetland Islands, Antarctica
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14-Night Vietnam & Philippines CME Cruise - Update in Respirology & Cardiology

Update in Respirology & Cardiology 14-Night Vietnam & Philippines CME Cruise January 19—February 2, 2019 Onboard the Celebrity Millennium Presenting Faculty: Dr. Andrew Ignaszewski, Dr. Pearce Wilcox Hong Kong, China ● Manila, Philippines ● Boracay, Philippines ● Ho Chi Minh (phu My), Vietnam ● Hue/danang (chan May), Vietnam ● Hanoi (Halong Bay), Vietnam
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14-Night Chile & Argentina CME Cruise - Update on Cardiology, Palliative Care and Primary Care

Update on Cardiology, Palliative Care and Primary Care 14-Night Chile & Argentina CME Cruise January 6—20, 2019 Onboard the Celebrity Eclipse Presenting Faculty: Dr. John Axler, Dr. Nicola Macpherson, Dr. Petr Polasek Valparaiso, Chile ● Puerto Montt, Chile ● Chilean Fjords ● Strait of Magellan ● Punta Arenas, Chile ● Ushuaia, Argentina ● Cape Horn, Chile ● Puerto Madryn, Argentina ● Punta del Este, Uruguay ● Montevideo, Uruguay ● Buenos Aires, Arge...
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7-Night Eastern Caribbean CME Cruise - Endocrinology & Family Medicine

Endocrinology & Family Medicine 7-Night Eastern Caribbean CME Cruise December 30, 2018—January 6, 2019 Onboard the Celebrity Edge A NEW CLASS OF SHIPS DESIGNED TO SHATTER EXPECTATIONS! Presenting Faculty: Dr. Carol Joyce, Dr. Vu Kiet Tran Fort Lauderdale, Florida ● San Juan, Puerto Rico ● Tortola, B.V.I ● Phillipsburg, St. Maarten
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10-Night Honolulu & Hawaiian Islands CME Cruise & Resort - Family Medicine & Care of the Elderly

Family Medicine & Care of the Elderly 10-Night Honolulu & Hawaiian Islands CME Cruise & Resort November 21—December 1, 2018 Onboard the Norwegian Pride of America & at the Alohilani Resort Presenting Faculty: Dr. Peter Lin, Dr. Greg Thomson Honolulu, Oahu ● Kahului, Maui ● Hilo, Hawaii ● Kona, Hawaii ● Nawiliwili, Kauai
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3 Days in Quito & 7-Day Galapagos CME Cruise - Updates in Endocrinology

Updates in Endocrinology 3 Days in Quito & 7-Day Galapagos CME Cruise October 24 – November 3, 2018 Onboard the Silversea Silver Galapagos & at the JW Marriott in Quito, Ecuador 10% OFF FOR CANADIAN RESIDENTS Presenting Faculty: Dr. Alice Cheng, Dr. Robert Josse Quito, Ecuador ● San Cristobal/Roca Leon Dormido ● Bartolome/Playa Espumilla, Santiago ● Punta Vincente Roca, Isabela/Punta Espinoza, Fernandina ● Caleta Tagus, Isabela/Bahia Elizabeth, Isabela ...
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Cultural Awareness in Clinical Practice

Cultural Awareness in Clinical Practice is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides the foundation for achieving cultural competency and diversity in healthcare settings. Cultural competence, responding to diversity and inclusion, are important practices for healthcare professionals. This course will help you to gain an awareness of bias and provide strategies to adjust your clinical mindset and therapeutic approach to adapt to “the other” – people who differ...
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Narcissism & Empathy Deficits

Narcissism & Empathy Deficits is a 2-hour online continuing education course that examines narcissistic personalities and the traits that affect their ability to maintain satisfying personal relationships with others. This course will address key ideas emerging from neuroscience about empathy and empathy deficits, because narcissism is essentially a problem of lack of empathy. Emotional intelligence, heritability, and factors thought to influence the onset of narcissism are also discussed. ...
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Supportive Communication for the Child with Special Needs

Supportive Communication for the Child with Special Needs is a 1-hour audio continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides practical tips for helping parents to communicate with their child who has special needs. Parenting a child with special needs comes with many challenges. Parents are often under pressure, not knowing what to expect or how to react and manage the behaviors their child may present. Children who have supportive and caring parents who understand their needs generally e...
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44th Annual Conference - Transcultural Approaches to Advance Health Care

The Transcultural Nursing Society Inc. is pleased to invite you to attend the 44th Annual Conference and meeting. The conference theme this year is: Transcultural Approaches to Advance Health Care. This theme is timely for all aspects of healthcare including education, practice, administration and research. Nurses and healthcare professionals from around the globe will have the opportunity to engage in dialogue, learning, and discovery. The objectives of the conference are: - Explo...
Transcultural Nursing Society

Creativity and Madness Goes Down Under

Creativity and Madness goes to New Zealand and Australia - Earn continuing education while visiting this beautiful part of our world. Beginning in Queenstown, New Zealand, we visit fjords, a sheep shearing ranch and more. The group flies to Sydney for 4 nights in this diverse and culturally rich city. Flying to Ayers Rock, this iconic monolith in the middle of the country, we take time to see how aboriginals live in this desert land. We end in Cairns, the city that will include a day outing t...
Creativity and Madness / AMED

Therapy Tidbits – January/February 2018

Therapy Tidbits – January/February 2018 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the January/February 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: Legalization for Medical Use Means Psychologists Should Study Marijuana - Discusses the variables involved...
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Improving Remission Rates in Major Depressive Disorder: A Case-Based Approach

MDD is one of the most frequently encountered conditions in clinical psychiatry. Despite the availability of efficacious and well-tolerated medications for the treatment of MDD, only one-third of patients diagnosed with MDD achieve remission with their initial treatment. It is thought that there are over 4 million US adults who are inadequately treated for MDD. Surveys of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, and other clinicians who treat patients with MDD have found that a significant proporti...
CMEology

New Developments in Bipolar Spectrum Disorders in Children and Adolescents

One of the most challenging areas of psychiatry is the diagnosis and management of children and adolescents with bipolar spectrum disorders. It is estimated that there are up to 2 million children and adolescents in the United States with bipolar disorder or prodromal manifestations. In the past decade there has been a significant increase in diagnoses of bipolar disorder among those under 18 years of age. Although it is unclear why diagnoses are increasing, it is now appreciated that about...
CMEology

Ethics and Law in Florida Psychology

The purpose of this course is to ensure that Florida-licensed psychologists are fully aware of the ethical and legal privileges and constraints under which they are licensed to practice in the State of Florida. It provides the opportunity for a comprehensive reading of the APA Code of Ethics and the three sets of statutes and rules governing the practice of psychology in Florida. Completing this course will fulfill the requirement that licensed psychologists in Florida complete each biennial r...
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Finding Happiness: Positive Interventions in Therapy

Drawing on the latest research, this course will explore the concept of happiness, from common myths to the overriding factors that directly increase our feelings of contentment. We will start with a discussion on why you, the clinician, need to know about happiness and how this information can help in your work with clients. We will then uncover mistakes we make when trying to attain happiness and look carefully at the actions we take and the beliefs that do not just obfuscate our happiness e...
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Workplace Violence Against Health Care Workers in the United States

Health care professionals work in a unique industry and routinely encounter highly personal and often intense situations that put them at risk of experiencing workplace violence. OSHA determined that serious workplace violence incidents were four times more common in health care from 2002 to 2013. It is crucial for all variations of physician practices, from small to large, to consider the impact of workplace violence and implement policies that reduce the risk of incidents occurring within th...
Massachusetts Medical Society

Nutrition and Depression: Advanced Clinical Concepts

Depression is an increasingly common, complex, inflammatory condition that co-occurs with a host of other conditions. This course will examine how we can combat depression through nutrition, starting with an exploration of the etiology of depression –taking a look at the role of neurotransmitters, the HPA axis and cortisol, gene expression (epigenetics), upregulation and downregulation, and the connections between depression and immunity and depression and obesity.We will then turn our atte...
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Therapy Tidbits November/December 2017

Therapy Tidbits - November/December 2017 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the November/December 2017 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: MMPI-3: Revision of MMPI-2 or Marketing Hype? - This author considers the differences between the MMPI-2 ...
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Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that examines the misuse of prescription drugs (including opioids) in the United States. Misuse of prescription drugs means “taking a medication in a manner or dose other than prescribed; taking someone else’s prescription, even if for a legitimate medical complaint such as pain; or taking a medication to feel euphoria” and is a serious public health problem in the United States. When taken as prescribed, medic...
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Leveraging Adversity: Turning Setbacks into Springboards

Leveraging Adversity: Turning Setbacks into Springboards is a 6-hour online continuing education (CE) course that gives clinicians the tools they need to help their clients face adversity from a growth perspective and learn how to use setbacks to spring forward, and ignite growth. While clients can seek the help of a psychotherapist for numerous reasons, one thing that all clients face is adversity. Whether in their own lives, or within the training program itself, adversity and setbacks ar...
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