MGH.CPD

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Earn continuing education credits by taking a course or workshop, specifically designed for nurses, physicians, physician assistants, occupational and physical therapists, social workers, speech-language pathologists, and other health care professionals!

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Upcoming courses, workshops, and events.

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Closing the Literacy Achievement Gap in Elementary Education: The Science of Language and Literacy

At the end of this conference, you will:

  • Understand the role of language processes in word reading and reading comprehension.
  • List the multiple pathways underlying reading difficulties.
  • Understand the relevance of major findings from cognitive neuroscience research for literacy education.
  • Be able to distinguish common educationally relevant neuro- and behavioral-myths and their counter-evidence.
  • Practice evidence-based assessments and interventions for reading difficulties based on an individual differences model.
  • Understand how brain plasticity is related to reading intervention.

August 19-20, 2019

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Human Trafficking Education and Training Academy

After attending, participants will be able to:

  • Define factors that promote adult learning.
  • Evaluate personal training strengths and areas in which to improve.
  • Broaden their community of clinician-educators within human trafficking education.

September 14-15, 2019

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Point-of-care Ultrasound for Advanced Practice Providers

After attending, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the indications for, and practice performing the following point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) skills:
    Focused cardiac and pulmonary, abdomen/pelvis
     Vascular, aorta and deep venous thrombosis, soft tissue, US-guided venous access
     2 of 4 elective sessions: lumbar puncture, arthrocentesis, nerve blocks and abscess drainage.
  • Apply knowledge of basic US physics and knobology as they relate to image acquisition and interpretation.
  • Integrate image findings in diagnostic and management discussions of clinical patients.

October 19, 2019

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