Continuing Education Unit Opportunities

Online Course Listings:

Nurses

Social Workers

Speech Therapists

Psychologists

Nurse Practitioners

 

Courses Offered in the Area, 2019:

Nurses

  • Boston University School of Medicine Cape Code Summer Symposia
    • Located in Eastham, MA and running both from July 8-12 and July 15-19, four different 15-hour symposia are offered for mental health professionals. Each session runs daily from 9am-12:15pm, with 2 sessions offered per week. Full information on the speakers and their chosen topics alongside registration information can be found on the website.
  • Exercise and Other Medical and Complementary Ground Breaking Techniques for the Treatment of ADHD, Addictions, Social Disorder, Pain, Anorexia, Sleep Disorders, Anxiety and Mood Disorders
    • Located in Edgartown, MA and running from July 12-14, this course looks at the latest medical and non-medical ways to treat patients with any of the conditions listed in its title. Specifically, the course will focus on the ways exercise can be prescribed to help with conditions like ADHD and the ways CBD can be used more effectively. There will also be focus on the challenges with diagnosing psychological disorders properly. Full registration and course information can be found on the website.
  • Essential Psychopharmacology, 2019: Practice and Update
    • Located in North Falmouth, MA and running from July 22-26, this course will give its participants an updated review of the recent advances in neurobiology. That review will focus on the pathophysiology and psychopharmacological treatment of major psychiatric disorders. There will also be a look into the ways to treat certain psychiatric disorders that are treatment resistant. Information about registration and a full description of the course can be found on the website.
  • Emerging Strategies in the Assessment and Treatment of Depression and Anxiety: Integrating Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy
    • Located in North Falmouth, MA and running from July 29 – August 2, this course works to inform its participants of the newest strategies with assessing and treating major depression, bipolar illness, and anxiety disorders. A component of the course will be about formulating an approach consisting of both psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic treatments. Full information about registration and the course can be found on the website.
  • Infectious Disease for Primary Care
    • Located in Harwich, MA and running from September 6-9, this course discusses different approaches to the treatment of potentially life-threatening diseases depending on the setting. It also looks at the ways to manage different infectious diseases in different organ systems. The course will also discuss emerging infectious diseases and how certain immunizations can be updated. Information on registration and the full schedule can be found on the website.
  • The Nurse’s Role in Suicide Prevention: Shifting the Perspective from Despair to Hope
    • Located in Buzzards Bay, MA on October 30, this program will look at the scope of the problem with suicide while highlighting the recent upward trend. There will be a look at the history of suicide and examine the profile of a high-risk individual. There will be a look at suicide and what can be done within the scope of nursing practice. Registration information and more details can be found on the website.

Social Workers

  • Boston University School of Medicine Cape Code Summer Symposia
    • Located in Eastham, MA and running both from July 8-12 and July 15-19, four different 15-hour symposia are offered for mental health professionals. Each session runs daily from 9am-12:15pm, with 2 sessions offered per week. Full information on the speakers and their chosen topics alongside registration information can be found on the website.

Psychologists

  • Cape Cod Institute
    • In its 40th year, the Cape Cod Institute is hosting a series of week-long courses that fulfill CE requirements all summer. There are multiple courses each week that the series is running. It runs from June 17 – August 23 in Eastham, MA. Each session runs from 9am-12:15pm weekday mornings. A full list of speakers, other events, cost, and registration information can be found on their website.
  • Boston University School of Medicine Cape Code Summer Symposia
    • Located in Eastham, MA and running both from July 8-12 and July 15-19, four different 15-hour symposia are offered for mental health professionals. Each session runs daily from 9am-12:15pm, with 2 sessions offered per week. Full information on the speakers and their chosen topics alongside registration information can be found on the website.

Physician Assistants

  • Internal Medicine for Primary Care: Geri/Neuro/Ortho
    • Located in Brewster, MA and running from July 12-14, this course discusses the ways a participant can utilize a comprehensive geriatric assessment to identify potential issues and management strategies for dementia patients will difficult behavior patterns. It will also discuss the functions of major joints and when to use joint aspiration and injection for those joints. Full information about registration and the course can be found on the website.
  • Essential Psychopharmacology, 2019: Practice and Update
    • Located in North Falmouth, MA and running from July 22-26, this course will give its participants an updated review of the recent advances in neurobiology. That review will focus on the pathophysiology and psychopharmacological treatment of major psychiatric disorders. There will also be a look into the ways to treat certain psychiatric disorders that are treatment resistant. Information about registration and a full description of the course can be found on the website.
  • Assessment and Effective Treatment of Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders (July)
    • Located in North Falmouth, MA and running from July 22-26, this course will look at the assessment and treatment of alcohol and other substance abuse. There will also be a look into treatment elements and how they can be used together. This includes both pharmacological and non-medication treatments. A full list of course and registration information can be found on the website.
  • Infectious Disease for Primary Care
    • Located in Harwich, MA and running from September 6-9, this course discusses different approaches to the treatment of potentially life-threatening diseases depending on the setting. It also looks at the ways to manage different infectious diseases in different organ systems. The course will also discuss emerging infectious diseases and how certain immunizations can be updated. Information on registration and the full schedule can be found on the website.

Nurse Practitioners

  • Internal Medicine for Primary Care: Geri/Neuro/Ortho
    • Located in Brewster, MA and running from July 12-14, this course discusses the ways a participant can utilize a comprehensive geriatric assessment to identify potential issues and management strategies for dementia patients will difficult behavior patterns. It will also discuss the functions of major joints and when to use joint aspiration and injection for those joints. Full information about registration and the course can be found on the website.
  • Assessment and Effective Treatment of Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders (July)
    • Located in North Falmouth, MA and running from July 22-26, this course will look at the assessment and treatment of alcohol and other substance abuse. There will also be a look into treatment elements and how they can be used together. This includes both pharmacological and non-medication treatments. This course has the same description and objectives as the one in August but has a different speaker A full list of course and registration information can be found on the website.
  • Assessment and Effective Treatment of Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders (August)
    • Located in Edgartown, MA and running from August 19-23, this course will look at the assessment and treatment of alcohol and other substance abuse. There will also be a look into treatment elements and how they can be used together. This includes both pharmacological and non-medication treatments. This course has the same description and objectives as the one in July but has a different speaker. A full list of course and registration information can be found on the website.
  • Infectious Disease for Primary Care
    • Located in Harwich, MA and running from September 6-9, this course discusses different approaches to the treatment of potentially life-threatening diseases depending on the setting. It also looks at the ways to manage different infectious diseases in different organ systems. The course will also discuss emerging infectious diseases and how certain immunizations can be updated. Information on registration and the full schedule can be found on the website.
  • Pharmacology Update
    • Located in Nantucket, MA and running from September 16-17, this course will look at new drugs and how they work. It will also focus on specific diseases like asthma and diabetes, as well as how certain medicines can work in older adults. Full information on the course and how to register can be found on the website.