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Georgia Jurisprudence for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants

Calista Kelly, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, CEEAA

December 7, 2015

My name is Calista Kelly, PT, and today we will be discussing the rules and regulations in the state of Georgia regarding physical therapy, of which some have recently changed. Learning Objectives Th...   Read More


Tennessee Ethics and the Physical Therapy Professional

Baron P. Johnson, PT, Mark E. Hyder, PT, DPT, RAC-CT

November 18, 2015

One of the reasons we talk about ethics, core values, ethical statements, and these tools from our professional and state organizations is we are trying to establish credibility. We are trying to est...   Read More


A HIIT for all Populations

Lori Sherlock, Ed.D, MS, ATRIC, AEA Fitness Specialist, CSCS

October 31, 2015

Editor’s Note: This text-based course is a transcript of the webinar, A HIIT for all Populations, presented by Lori Sherlock, Ed.D., C.S.C.S., A.T.R.I.C., AEA Aquatic Exercise Specialist. Dr....   Read More

 


Manual Mobility for Self-Propulsion

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 17, 2015

Editor’s Note: This text-based course is a transcript of the webinar, Manual Wheelchairs, presented by Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS.>> Michelle Lange: We are going to be discu...   Read More


Dependent Mobility

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 17, 2015

Editor’s Note: This text-based course is a transcript of the webinar, Dependent Mobility, presented by Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS. >> Michelle Lange: Our webinar today is on...   Read More


Augmented Mobility

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 17, 2015

Editor’s Note: This text-based course is a transcript of the webinar, Augmented Mobility, presented by Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS.>> Michelle Lange: Today, we will be talkin...   Read More


Pharmacology Basics for the Geriatric Population: Part 1

Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, CEEAA

September 1, 2015

Therapists are key members of the health care team, in that we need to be monitoring our patients for intended effects, untoward effects, as well as side effects of these medications. This course will...   Read More

 


General Pharmacology for the Physical Therapist

Michelle A. Fritsch, Pharm.D., CGP, BCACP

August 17, 2015

There is a substantial amount of science and research behind medication use. We have good information about pharmacokinetics and understand that component of medication use. AbsorptionAbsorption is th...   Read More


Recycle Bin Boogie

Amy M Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

June 23, 2015

There is a call to action to engage out youth. There is an urgent action to engage young children as agents of change for the environment; having them take place in helping their environment, not just...   Read More


Texas Ethics and Jurisprudence

Calista Kelly, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, CEEAA

June 15, 2015

The Texas PT Practice Act is contained in the Occupations Code, in Title 3, Subtitle H, Chapter 453, of the Texas Codes Annotated. The 62nd Texas Legislature enacted the Physical Therapy Practice Act...   Read More


Functional Electrical Stimulation in Neurorehabilitation

Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS

May 28, 2015

What is functional electrical stimulation? Everyone probably knows this already as you learn this in your basic undergraduate curriculum. It is the use of neuromuscular electrical stimulation, but spe...   Read More


Bridging The Generation Gap: Teaching and Working with Different Generations

Yolanda Griffiths, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

April 29, 2015

For the first time in history we have four distinct generations interacting in the classroom. Ryder (1965), as well as Strauss and Howe (1991), were some of the first researchers to study generational...   Read More


General Pharmacology for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Michelle A. Fritsch, Pharm.D., CGP, BCACP

April 27, 2015

There are many good things that medications can do. There is a reason that patients on are medicines. Patients usually benefit from their medication regimen. Medications can control seizures. Patients...   Read More


Spinal Orthoses: Use and Application in Adults and Pediatrics

Jared Howell, MS, CPO, LPO

March 31, 2015

The anatomy of the spine is quite complex, and I think it is important to remember that it is broken down into four basic segments; technically five if you consider the coccygeal vertebrae. You essent...   Read More

 


Power Wheelchairs: An Overview of Advanced Features

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

March 13, 2015

Interfacing allows the client to control an external assistive technology device such as speech generating device, also known as a communication device, an external mouse emulator, used to access a co...   Read More


Power Wheelchair Assessment: Mobility Training as a Part of the School Day

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

March 3, 2015

Within the school setting, we have a couple of challenges. First of all, a student may bring a power chair to school right after it has been delivered by the equipment supplier, and that might be beca...   Read More


Indoor Rainy Day, Snowy Day Fun

Amy M Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

February 27, 2015

In 2008, the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans was released; sometimes referred to as PAG. It is the first ever publication of national guidelines for physical activity. Sometimes that surpri...   Read More


The Importance of Early Mobility

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

February 1, 2015

Typically, early mobility onset occurs at a very young age when children start rolling around the floor and then quickly followed by scooting and crawling. Those typical developmental milestones are c...   Read More


Accessible Home Modifications

Rob Horkheimer, PT, MPT, CEAC, CAPS, ECHM

January 19, 2015

The ADA, or Americans with Disabilities Act, was enacted in 1992 provides standards for commercial settings or public settings for accessible construction. These are guidelines that are required for p...   Read More

  


Ethics for the Physical Therapy Professional

Mark E. Hyder, PT, DPT, RAC-CT

December 19, 2014

This is going back to how we are perceived and perceived ourselves. In 2011, CMS deemed new physical therapist applicants to become Medicare providers as a moderate risk. Just to give you a little bit...   Read More