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Physical Therapy Treatment Of Abdominal Scars, Adhesions, and Abdominal Cutaneous Nerve Entrapments.
Presented by Cynthia Neville, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD
Course: #2850 Level: Advanced2 Hours
Abdominal scars, adhesions, and nerve entrapments are a source of abdominal and pelvic musculoskeletal pain symptoms. This course will examine and discuss physical therapist examination and treatment of musculoskeletal symptoms that may be caused by or associated with abdominal scars, adhesions, and abdominal cutaneous nerve entrapments. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Presented by John Heick, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, NCS, SCS
Course: #2844 Level: Advanced2 Hours
The subject matter of this course will include (1) a clinical breakdown of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, (2) differential diagnosis of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, (3) clinical patterns for vascular and neurogenic components of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome with evidence-based intervention options, and (4) case studies designed to assist clinicians in matching interventions to the appropriate type of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Presented by Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Course: #2839 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will provide participants with a thorough understanding of the spectrum of muscle tone and the pathophysiology of altered muscle tone. Best practice interventions for hypotonicity and hypertonicity, including rehabilitation and medical management, will be identified. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Presented by Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Course: #2830 Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course will provide participants with tools to identify and objectively evaluate those persons with contraversive pushing, as well as an understanding of the impact of pushing on recovery. Practical strategies for managing persons with contraversive pushing, and ameliorating the perceptual dysfunction will be provided. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Presented by Mark E. Hyder, PT, DPT, RAC-CT
Course: #2870 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The course Utah Jurisprudence: PT and PTA Licensure in Utah will educate the participant in the rules and regulations that govern the licensure requirements in the State of Utah. It will also tie these requirements to the APTA’s Core Values, Code of Ethics, Guide for Professional Conduct, and Standards of Ethical Conduct for PT and PTAs.
Presented by Nicole Sadeghi, MPT
Course: #2866 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This session will describe classifications of urinary incontinence, treatment and education to initiate in any physical therapy setting, and when to refer to a specialist. Constipation and pelvic organ prolapse will be addressed and its affects on urinary incontinence. Finally, patient care case studies will be presented that will help the learner with problem-solving how to incorporate pelvic floor interventions into their treatment plans, along with appropriate goal writing. The content of this course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Presented by Veronica Southard, PT, DHSc, GCS, CEEAA
Course: #2883 Level: Advanced2 Hours
This presentation discusses different chronic diseases and the impact that they have on the older adult in the home. Secondly, in consideration of chronic conditions a patient might present with, the presentation offers the learner evidence based means of examination and intervention.
Presented by Cheryl Hall, PT, DHSc, PCS, MBA
Course: #2859 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This presentation will discuss the continuum of providing care to children in the home care environment and will include aspects of care in Early Intervention, pre-school and school-aged children. It will cover essential components to include in a pediatric physical therapy evaluation and development of a care plan and interventions. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Presented by Tim Dunn, PT, DPT, GCS, COS-C, CEEAA
Course: #2860 Level: Advanced2 Hours
The reach of rehabilitation is expanding. Embracing technological innovations, actualizing predictive analytics, and integrating evidence-based principals will position you for success in the 21st century.
Presented by Ellen R. Strunk, PT, MS, GCS, CEEAA, CHC
Course: #2861 Level: Advanced2 Hours
The course will focus on strategies you can use to ensure your documentation stands up to scrutiny. Specific focus will be given to'decoding' the familiar terms of "skilled", "medically necessary" and "objective testing", as well as writing meaningful goals.