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Filling Your Toolbox with Techniques: Treating Children with ADHD

Amy M Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

April 25, 2017

I think it's important to note that in recent years, the prevalence of ADHD has increased considerably. In this course, we'll delve into treatment strategies for home and school to assist chil...   Read More


Assessment and Management of Pediatric Concussion

Tamara McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA

March 30, 2017

The commonly used definition of concussion from the American Academy of Neurology is a clinical syndrome of biomechanically induced alteration of brain function that typically affects memory and orien...   Read More

 


Benefits of Infant Massage for Both Child and Caregiver

Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500

March 27, 2017

This introduction to Infant Massage will encompass setting the environment, initiating sessions and basic strokes. It will include an exploration of the benefits of Infant Massage for both child and c...   Read More


Building Healthy Brains: Sensory Strategies for Optimal Brain Function & Postural Concerns

Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L

March 7, 2017

Optimal function of our body occurs when our sensory and motor systems are strong and able to adapt to the demands of the environment. Today’s children often struggle with fidgeting, decreased atten...   Read More


Keys for Success: Strategies for Working with Teens and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Melissa Tovin, PT, MA, PhD, CEEAA

February 28, 2017

Introduction and Overview Thank you everyone for joining me today. This is a topic that's near and dear to my heart, so I'm happy to share this information. First, I'd like to start with a...   Read More


Professional Liability Exposures for Physical Therapy - A Contemporary View

Jennifer L. Flynn, CPHRM

February 8, 2017

I'm happy to be with you today to present this risk information for physical therapists. HPSO and CNA, the underwriter for the HPSO program, firmly believe that knowledge is the key to enhancing p...   Read More


GBS: GoodBye Symptoms via Physical Therapy Interventions

Jennifaye V. Brown, PhD, PT, NCS

January 31, 2017

GBS is also known as acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. During the course of this presentation, we will first review the history of GBS. Next, we will define GBS, discuss its etiology, a...   Read More


Prevention and Management of Pediatric Overuse Injuries

Tamara McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA

December 28, 2016

In the United States, over 30 million children and adolescents are involved in sports. Data for the National Federation of State High School associations has demonstrated that over 7.8 million high sc...   Read More

 


Supervising Assistants, Students, and Aides: Upholding Your Ethics in a Challenging Health Care Environment

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

December 20, 2016

Within the scope of practice for OT or PT, supervision is a process aimed at ensuring the safe and effective delivery of therapy services. It’s also about fostering professional competence. I recent...   Read More

 


Abilities Based Approaches to Treatment of Persons with Dementia

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

December 20, 2016

As therapists, we know that we need an interdisciplinary team approach. Unfortunately, we often operate under the “silo mentality.” In other words, siloing occurs when departments or groups within...   Read More

 


Palliative Care Concepts for the Rehabilitation Professional: Adapting to an Evolving Disease Process

Chris Wilson, PT, DScPT, DPT, GCS

November 30, 2016

The definition of palliative care is “an approach that improves quality of life (QoL) for patients and families facing life-threatening illness.” There's a lot of confusion that palliative care an...   Read More


Effective Communication: Moving Beyond the Silos in Home Health Care

Tim Dunn, PT, DPT, GCS, COS-C, CEEAA

November 22, 2016

One of the key elements that will be vital to achieve success in this post-acute world, specifically as it relates to home health care, is communication. Not merely communication – effective communi...   Read More


Service Delivery: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

November 17, 2016

The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Service Delivery. This module will cover the content are...   Read More


Management of the Elbow Complex

David Nolan, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS

November 17, 2016

Another thing to consider when reviewing anatomy is the carrying angle. There is a normal valgus angulation. In men, that normal angulation ranges between 11 and 14 degrees, and in women, 13 to 16 deg...   Read More


Legislation: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

November 17, 2016

The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Legislation. This module will cover the content area inc...   Read More


Ethics in Physical Therapy: Bioethics and Our Code of Ethics

Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD

October 17, 2016

Interestingly, hundreds of years later in the field today, a lot of people are talking about moral competency. Can we teach people to be good? How do we establish what good is? Sometimes good can be s...   Read More

 


Recreational Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 16, 2016

The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Recreational Technologies. This module will cover the co...   Read More


Sensory Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 13, 2016

The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Sensory Technologies. This module will cover the content...   Read More


Ethics of Providing Culturally Competent Home Health Care

Kenneth L Miller, PT, DPT, CEEAA, Olaide Sangoseni, PT, DPT, MSc, PhD

October 12, 2016

Ethics has to do with the concept of right and wrong, with regard to human relationships and interactions. Because human relationships are very complex, those concepts of right and wrong, fair and unf...   Read More

 


Alternative and Augmentative Communication: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 29, 2016

This course presents Alternative and Augmentative Communication. Definitions, terminology, access methods and strategies to optimize use will be addressed. Mounting and interfacing with power wheelcha...   Read More