Fit to Perform: Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace

TARGET AUDIENCE This course is designed to provide continuing education for Florida Nurses and Nurse Practitioners. It fulfills the continuing education requirement for those licensed in the state of Florida. COURSE DESCRIPTION It is an employer responsibility to address any behaviors or situations that compromise workplace safety. The immediate manager or supervisor is generally assigned this responsibility. The manager or supervisor must consider job duties and job expectations and then...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

TAIWAN, PHILIPPINES, BORNEO & INDONESIA ON CRYSTAL ENDEAVOR - Confronting Medical & Dental Healthcare Needs

Uncover Asia’s Most Exotic Islands This voyage provides a veritable playground of precious wild terrain and curiously beautiful sights found nowhere else in the world. With an itinerary that focuses on the exotic wilds of some of Asia’s most stunning tropical islands, this journey is perfect for lovers of both nature and natural wonders. Highlights include the Philippines’ Hundred Islands National Park, with its mushroom-like limestone islets beckoning snorkelers, the playful young...
Professional Education Society

Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills

THE TECHNIQUES AND STRATEGIES THAT SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT AND TEACHING AND MENTORING EFFECTIVENESS This special program, ranked among Harvard Medical School’s highest-rated CME courses, is a uniquely comprehensive exploration of best practices for teaching medicine at the bedside, in ambulatory settings, and in the classroom. PLEASE NOTE: This course has sold out the past two years. Early registration is strongly recommended. The 2019 curriculum helps medical educato...
Harvard Medical School

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

Autism, ADHD and Developmental Disabilities through the Lifespan - Biological and Environmental Perspectives Croatia, Italy & Spain Cruise

Topics: • Introduction to Developmental Disabilities • Prematurity and its Consequences • Cerebral Palsy • Children’s Environmental Health • Environmental Health Disparities • Environmental Influences on Fetal Growth and Development •Medical Care for Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities •Autism in Children and Adolescents •Autism in Adulthood •ADHD in Children and Adolescents • ADHD in Adulthood •Anxiety Disorders in Children
Continuing Education, Inc

Sensitive Topics in Women's Health: Sexuality, Menopause, and Mental Health Eastern 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

Pain Management, Headache, Palliative Care, and Mental Health Spain, Italy & Monaco Cruise

TBA
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Practical Neurology Alaska Cruise Co-Provided with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

Purpose: 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 de...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Emergency Medicine, Physician Wellness, and Burnout Alaska Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Women's Health, Domestic Violence, and Sexual Assault & Legal and Ethical Aspects of End-of-Life Care Greece & Croatia Cruise

1.End of Life Care and Refusal of Treatment ◦ Discuss ethically and legal appropriate end-of-life treatment choices with patients. ◦ Explain the lines the line draws between appropriate and inappropriate end-of-life treatment choices for patients. 2.Dying and the Patient With Decisionmaking Capacity ◦Differentiate between instructional and proxy advance directives. ◦ Explain the difference between advance directives and physicians orders regarding end-of-life treatment options. ...
Continuing Education, Inc

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

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

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

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

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

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

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.ETHICS & BIOETHICS 1 Hour ◦Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication ◦Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research 2.REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour ◦Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues ◦HIPAA, EMTALA, and Other Federal Mandates ◦Affordable Care Act and Accountable Care Organizations ◦Fraud and Abuse and Criminal Negligence 3.ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (E...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Pediatric/Adult Urology and Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics Eastern Caribbean Cruise

◦ADHD Update: Identification and Diagnosis ◦ Use behavioral screening tools to identify children with behavior and emotional problems ◦ Apply evidence-based strategies to diagnose children with ADHD ◦ADHD Update: Treatment ◦Demonstrate increased comfort prescribing medication for children with ADHD ◦ Describe evidence-based behavioral strategies for children with ADHD ◦Evidence Based Positive Parenting: Part 1 ◦ Apply evidence-based positive parenting strategies as a pa...
Continuing Education, Inc

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise

1.ETHICS & BIOETHICS 1 Hour ◦Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication ◦Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research 2.REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour ◦Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues ◦HIPAA, EMTALA, and Other Federal Mandates ◦Affordable Care Act and Accountable Care Organizations ◦Fraud and Abuse and Criminal Negligence 3.ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (EMR) ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Family Medicine, Palliative Care and Pain Management Blue Danube River Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Alaskan Cruise July 2019

◦ETHICS & BIOETHICS 1 Hour ◦Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication ◦Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research ◦REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour ◦Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues ◦HIPAA, EMTALA, and Other Federal Mandates ◦Affordable Care Act and Accountable Care Organizations ◦Fraud and Abuse and Criminal Negligence ◦ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (EM...
Continuing Education, Inc

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...
Continuing Education, Inc

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
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,...
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

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
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

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
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

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...
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

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
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

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
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

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
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

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...
Professional Development Resources

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
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

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
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

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...
Professional Development Resources

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. ...
Professional Development Resources

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...
Professional Development Resources

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...
Professional Development Resources

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...
Professional Development Resources

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...
Professional Development Resources

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

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