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Optometry Seminar 2010

Optometry Seminar 2010
February 28, 2010 - 8:00am - 3:45pm

This optometry seminar will offer 6 COPE credits and cover convergence insufficiency; optical coherence tomography; retina disease; keratoconus; refractive surgery and glaucoma.

Forensic Investigation: A Collaboration between Health Care Providers and Law Enforcement

Forensic Investigation
April 30, 2010 - 8:00am - 12:30pm

This four-hour course will discuss the role of the health care provider and the forensic investigation team in the processing of a potential crime scene.  Information will be provided to help health care professionals identify suspicious situations where a forensic investigation may be needed and the appropriate steps to be taken.

Men's Health

Men's Health
May 14, 2010 - 8:00am - 12:30pm

This four-hour seminar will address high risk areas for men with sleep apnea and prostrate health.  Current nursing standards of practice related to diagnosis of both will be presented. 

Management of the Complex Foot and Ankle

Management of the Foot/Ankle
March 19, 2010 - 8:00am - 3:30pm

This course will provide an overview of the biomechanics of the fool and ankle, muscle control, and gait analysis and identify common and uncommon foot/ankle problems.  Current and advanced assessment, treatment and therapies will be presented for the management of injuries, neurological problems, pathomechanical and orthotic conditions and other abnormal orthopaedic conditions. Topics include:

Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle

Foot and Ankle Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment

Functional Assessment of the Foot and Ankle

Advanced Assessment and Treatment for the Complex Foot and Ankle


IV Therapy

IV Therapy
April 9, 2010 - 7:30am - 4:00pm

Ths seminar will focus on best practices in IV therapy.  Participants will learn:

  • Areas at risk for patient injuries related to IV therapy
  • Current IV therapy nursing standards of practice
  • Documentation skills
  • Risk management strategies for patient safety and quality care

Nurses & Nurse Practitioners:  (6 contact hours)

The Maryland Community College Association for Continuing Education and Training is accedited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's

Complexities of Substance Abuse in the Clinical Setting

Substance Abuse
October 23, 2009 - 7:30am - 12:30pm

Substance abuse is a complex disease that affects brain function and behavior making it sometimes difficult to recognize in individuals in stressful situations and/or with co-occurring disorders. This four-hour course will discuss the various theories about causes abuse and interventions/treatment options available for the differing populations.

Systemic Influences on Oral Health

Systemic Influences on Oral He
November 13, 2009 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

This 6-hour course will examine various systemic diseases and medications that have a direct impact on oral health and the periodontal/systemic disease link.

Trauma Seminar

Trauma Seminar
October 7, 2009 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

This full day trauma seminar will address managing the geriatric patient, hemostatic resuscitation, youth violence in the ED, ballistic & penetrating trauma and providing compassionate care.

Providing Dementia Care: Enhancing Outcomes Seminar

Dementia Care Seminar
June 5, 2009 - 8:30am - 12:15pm

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that nearly 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. This seminar will discuss physical and behavioral symptomlogy of dementia, recent research and studies and provide information to help caregivers provide the best quality of life for the person with dementia.

SHRM Diversity Conference

SHRM Diversity Conference
May 21, 2009 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

Sponsored by the Cumberland Valley Chapter of SHRM and Hagerstown Community College

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