Professional Education

Upcoming Events

  • Tue Mar 17th 2020 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Honoring Our Elders: A Legal Perspective on Elder Care

    Postma Center at Pine Rest, Grand Rapids MI

    Explore aspects of legal and practical issues that arise as people age including estate planning essentials, caregiver collective, Medicaid planning and pitfalls, and current topics in elder law. This full-day conference is for social workers, nurses, care managers and other professional and family caregivers. 5.0 Social Work continuing education credits awarded. No charge to attend this event.
  • Wed Mar 18th 2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Ketamine Update for Clinicians: Treatment-Resistant Depression (Grand Rounds)

    Postma Center at Pine Rest, Grand Rapids MI

    Jennifer Vande Voort, MD will discuss the background of ketamine, key studies in literature for using ketamine for treatment-resistant depression and more.
  • Wed Mar 25th 2020 7:00 am - 8:00 am

    The Secret Your Patient Might be Hiding: Identifying Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care (Pearls for Primary Care)

    Postma Center at Pine Rest, Grand Rapids MI

    Primary care providers are often unaware of a patient's alcohol or drug use disorder. Bruce Springer, MD and John Budnick, PA-C will share screening tips.
  • Wed Apr 15th 2020 7:00 am - 8:00 am

    Teasing out Panic Attacks versus Heart Attacks (Pearls for Primary Care)

    Postma Center at Pine Rest, Grand Rapids MI

    Dr. Chadwick Furness presents on how to accurately identify heart problems versus panic attacks in this free presentation for physician teams.
  • Wed Apr 29th 2020 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Andrew Newberg, MD

    The Van Eerden Education and Research Day

    Postma Center at Pine Rest, Grand Rapids MI

     
  • Wed May 13th 2020 7:00 am - 8:00 am

    Hope for Patients with Treatment Resistant Depression (Pearls for Primary Care)

    Postma Center at Pine Rest, Grand Rapids MI

    Dr. Louis Nykamp will conduct an overview of options for patients with Treatment Resistant Depression including Ketamine Infusion Therapy and Brain Stimulation Therapies.
  • Fri May 15th 2020 8:30 am - 3:45 pm

    Navigating Critical Challenges through an Ethical Lens

    Postma Center at Pine Rest, Grand Rapids MI

    Ethics are more than guiding principles; they are foundations for practice.  This seminar will provide an overview of the Code of Ethics and explore the many slippery slopes in boundaries and dual roles, social engagement, use of media, telehealth, confidentiality, etc.  Focused attention will be on combating vicarious trauma as an ethical issue.  Opportunities to address stress and pain management will be included.