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Continuing Education courses are offered to physicians, clinicians and other healthcare providers.

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Downloadable registration forms or brochures are available for the following events:

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Kenmore Mercy Hospital Lecture Series 

CMEs take place at 8 a.m. at Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Community Room, 2950 Elmwood Avenue, Kenmore, NY.

Registration is not required.

  • 9/1 - Dr. Thomas Mahl, Veterans Administration / Chief of Endoscopy - Hepatitis C
  • 9/8 - Dr. David Lichter, Neurologist - Parkinson’s Disease

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Mercy Hospital Lecture Series 

CMEs take place at 8 a.m. at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Conference Room A, 3rd Floor, 565 Abbott Road, Buffalo, NY.

Registration is not required.

  • 9/12 - Dr. Edward Stehlik, Internal Medicine - CPC of a Digital Death-Murder or Suicide? Workflow Transformation in the 21st Century
  • 9/19 - Dr. Bethany Lema, Dermatology

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Arm Yourself: Tools for Improving Function in the Upper Limb

10/3/15 - 10/4/15

Catholic Health associates: register by 8/31 to receive a discount.

Open to all PT/OTs and assistants

Maximizing the function of a hemiplegic arm is one of the big challenges faced by a therapist. This lab-based class will give therapists a toolbox of ideas and techniques for getting the most out of a hemiplegic arm.

Learn more and register.

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Current Surgical & Rehabilitation Trends in the Advances of Joint Arthroplasty for the Shoulder, Hip & Knee 


Catholic Health associates: register by 9/17 to receive a discount.

Open to all PT/OTs and assistants

The rise in joint replacement surgery, coupled with advances in cutting edge surgical techniques such as Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS) and less invasive procedures, has allowed the Orthopedists the ability for precise alignment and sparing of tissue.

The questions for us as therapists: are we educationally ready to provide current and progressive rehabilitation for the rising joint replacement population?

This event will help you to become well-versed in surgical techniques. You'll be able to explain rehab implications and what activities your patients can do following their procedure.

Learn more and register.

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Chemical Dependency in Women and Children


Millennium Hotel Buffalo
2040 Walden Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14224

Event Details & Registration


  • Paul Updike, MD - Medical Director Substance Treatment and Recovery Program (STAR), Catholic Health
  • Chad Strittmater, MD, RDMS, FACOG - Associate Residency Program Director/Director of OBGYN Ambulatory Care, Catholic Health
  • Terri Winner, MSN, NNP-BC, PNP - Clinical Nurse Specialist, Catholic Health
  • Davina Moss-King, PhD, CRC, CASAC, NCC - President, Positive Direction and Associates, Inc.
  • Richard Blondell, M.D., Family Practice - Director, Center of Addictions, University of Buffalo
  • (Facilitator) Aimee C. Gomlak, MBA, FACHE - Vice President, WomenCare, Catholic Health

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Presentations from Past Events

Improving Wound Care Symposium (7 Credits) - March 2015