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    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福彩app是正规的吗 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 ...
    READINESS

    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福彩app是正规的吗 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 you福彩app是正规的吗r com...
    READINESS

    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 you福彩app是正规的吗r community an intuitive and accessible eLearning center to support opioid education and awareness.
    READINESS

    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...
    Professional Development Resources

    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...
    Professional Development Resources

    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 ...
    Professional Development Resources

    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 you福彩app是正规的吗r 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...
    CME Outfitters, LLC

    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...
    Professional Development Resources

    2020 Geriatric Conference: Examining the Needs of Today's Older Adults

    The 2020 Geriatric Conference Planning Committee invites you福彩app是正规的吗 to join us in examining the needs of today’s older adults. It is imperative to focus on all aspects of health and ensuring health systems are able to meet the needs of our aging society. The annual educational event provides the most up-to-date, patient-centered and evidence-based practices to meet the needs of geriatrics professionals from all disciplines. This activity is designed for nurses, social workers, pharmacists, psych...
    Northwest AHEC at Wake Forest School of Medicine

    2020 North Carolina Annual STD Update

    The NC STD Update will provide updated information in the management of sexually transmitted diseases and infections. Originating classroom and multiple live viewing sites across the state. There is no fee for this activity; however, two registrations are required. The program registration deadline is March 17, 2020 at 4 PM. You will not be able to switch you福彩app是正规的吗r location after this date. If you福彩app是正规的吗 missed the deadline to register or are no longer able to attend, you福彩app是正规的吗 may view the enduring/archived...
    Northwest AHEC at Wake Forest School of Medicine

    Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Optimizing Treatment and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care

    Earlybird: Jan. 31, 2020 Strategies, best practices, and tools for state-of-the-art care and transition of you福彩app是正规的吗ng adults with chronic conditions This special program provides education to optimize: • Clinical approaches to care of adolescents and you福彩app是正规的吗ng adults with chronic conditions, mental illness, autism, physical disabilities • The transition of these patients to—and acceptance of these patients into—adult care: timing, assessment, checklists, legal and insurance considerations...
    Harvard Medical School

    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 ...
    Professional Development Resources

    PA: Child Abuse, Recognition and Reporting for Mandated Reporters, 3 units

    This course is jointly approved by Pennsylvania Department of Human 福彩app是正规的吗, 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 ...
    Professional Development Resources

    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...
    Professional Development Resources

    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...
    Professional Development Resources

    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...
    Professional Development Resources

    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...
    Professional Development Resources

    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...
    Professional Development Resources

    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...
    Professional Development Resources

    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,...
    Professional Development Resources

    Bipolar Depression Across the Life Span: Enhancing Diagnosis and Management From Youth to Older Age

    Bipolar disorder affects individuals of various ages, but the diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes are not the same in all patient populations. Although bipolar disorder is most commonly diagnosed in early adulthood, about half of adults with the disorder experienced onset in childhood or adolescence.1 Up to 2 million US children and adolescents suffer from bipolar spectrum disorders.2 Childhood-onset bipolar disorder is associated with delayed diagnosis and a more severe course of illness. Bipo...
    CMEology

    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 福彩app是正规的吗 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...
    CME Outfitters, LLC

    Fatal Attraction: Why are Opioids so Addicting?

    Early in the opioid crisis, physicians were the principle source of opioid use and abuse due to overprescribing, often leading to patients storing leftover prescriptions at 福彩app是正规的吗 and friends or family members finding and using these leftovers. Unfortunately, simply restricting opioid prescriptions is not an effective strategy in a culture that has wildly available and accessible drugs of abuse available. Opioids are the most addicting drugs of abuse; they interact with the brain's pleasure ...
    CME Outfitters, LLC

    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...
    Professional Development Resources

    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...
    Professional Development Resources

    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...
    Professional Development Resources

    The Role of the Genetic Counselor in Pompe Disease

    Participants must have an NSGC license to participate. An important part of coordinated care for Pompe disease patients, whether diagnosed through NBS, clinical diagnosis, or prenatal diagnosis, is genetic counseling. Genetic counselors help families better understand Pompe disease, including medical recommendations and treatment options, and provide available resources so families with the affected child, and adults diagnosed with Pompe disease, can make informed decisions. Although a need fo...
    EXCEL Continuing Education

    Therapy Tidbits – January/February 2019

    Therapy Tidbits – November/December 2018 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the Nov/Dec 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: 2019 Brings Overhaul of Testing Codes and Payment Changes – Discusses the new coding structure for central nervous system (CNS) assessments and conf...
    Professional Development Resources

    Introduction to Energy Psychology

    Introduction to Energy Psychology is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that describes the history, uses, and benefits of energy psychology treatment models. This course will focus on the use of energy psychology and how it can help health professionals who are seeking a holistic approach to work with patients. Energy psychology has its origins from acupuncture and can be used to address many emotional and behavioral problems. While it has many modalities, the most well-kn...
    Professional Development Resources

    The Power of Skepticism and Critical Thinking

    The Power of Skepticism and Critical Thinking is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that examines how positive skepticism and critical thinking are necessary in clinical practice. The history of health care abounds with treatments that persisted (although they didn’t work) for many years without ever being seriously challenged. How did this happen? More to the point, how is it that this continues to happen today? At least a part of the answer can be found in a very long ...
    Professional Development Resources

    Therapy Tidbits – November/December 2018

    This course is comprised of select articles from the September/October 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: ACA Hasn’t Reduced Health Care Costs - Explains the impact of the ACA on independent practice doctors and the new recommendation for payment parity for clinic visits. Out-of-Office Encounters May Be Beneficial – Dis...
    Professional Development Resources

    Spirituality & Aging

    Spirituality & Aging is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that offers an insight into how spirituality influences the lives of elders in our care. Spirituality and religious beliefs provide coping mechanisms for issues related to aging and have been proven to have a protective factor. Elders with higher levels of spirituality have better mental and physical health, and are less anxious about aging. This course provides an accessible tool kit for healthcare professiona...
    Professional Development Resources

    Managing Anger & Aggressive Behavior

    Managing Anger & Aggressive Behavior is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that provides strategies for dealing with anger and aggression in clinical practice. Healthcare professionals in every specialty have had experiences with anger and aggression, sometimes finding themselves the target of their clients’ anger. We are human, and all of us are subject to the full range of human emotions, even as therapists within the context of professional encounters with our clients. Wh...
    Professional Development Resources

    Counseling Victims of Natural Disasters

    Counseling Victims of Natural Disasters is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that examines how to help the victims, and witnesses, of natural disasters. We may ask ourselves: What can be done for the victims of natural disasters? Beyond the physical needs, such as safety, food, and water, there remains the emotional residue of living through an experience that threatens one’s life. This course will address these emotional needs. This course offers healthcare professi...
    Professional Development Resources

    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

    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

    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

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