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CEU Courses Live Webinars for PTs
PresenterSusan Clinton, PT, DScPT, OCS, WCS, FAAOMPT
Course: #2700 Level: Intermediate 2 HoursFriday, July 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT
This session will align pelvic health bowel dysfunction and Its implications on the effects of thoracolumbar/ hip diagnosis in the general and athletic outpatient population. It is time to widen the screen and look at the convergent neurological factors that link spinal dysfunction to bowel health and present current research evidence and clinical practice guidelines to help clinicians recognize the implications of physiological drivers, and understand when to treat and when to refer. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.
PresenterSharon L. Gorman, PT, DPTSc, GCS
Course: #2811 Level: Intermediate 2 HoursMonday, July 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT
One experience links all humans regardless of the variety of factors that may differentiate us, death. Learn about open-ended communication techniques, including specific questions, to help open dialog with patients and their families, and gain a clear understanding of what physical therapy can offer those at the end of their life. (Trigger warning: discussions of death, dying, sickness, and old age will occur during this session). This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
PresenterBrian Hickman, PT, DPT, GCS, NCS, CSRS
Course: #2794 Level: Introductory 2 HoursTuesday, July 25, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) is a technique that can help therapists optimize the efficiency, strength, and quality of movement in a wide variety of patients and situations. This course will describe how PNF is more than just knowing Dl and D2 patterns, and how it can be incorporated into the acute care environment and improve outcomes.
PresenterAdele Myszenski, PT, MPT
Course: #2792 Level: Introductory 2 HoursWednesday, July 26, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT
This two-hour online course will review why lab values and vital signs such as hemoglobin, potassium, glucose, blood pressure, heart rate and others are essential clinical tools to determine appropriateness for rehab interventions of acutely ill patients. Normal and abnormal values, as well as steps clinicians, can take to monitor the patient’s response will be discussed. Finally, patient care case studies will be presented and are designed to help the learner problem solve and improve clinical decision making related to labs and vitals. The course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore applicable to PTs and PTAs.
PresenterKatherine S. Harris, PT, PhD
Course: #2786 Level: Intermediate 2 HoursThursday, July 27, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT
This course, utilizing a case study approach, will look at the pharmacologic implications related to physical therapist evaluation and treatment of patients in acute/critical care. The course will review basic pharmacological processes and include implications related to anticoagulants, cardiac medications, and sedatives and hypnotics.
PresenterAlisa Curry, PT, DPT, GTC, GCS
Course: #2819 Level: Intermediate 2 HoursFriday, July 28, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT
This course helps to highlight the latest changes to total joint arthroplasty at all levels of care, Medicare's Comprehensive Center for Joint Replacement and how it impacts the clinical interventions we should be providing. This serves to highlight the importance of interprofessional relationships, the improvements in our clinical presentation and how we can meet these advances. This is course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.
PresenterChris Wilson, PT, DScPT, DPT, GCS
Course: #2812 Level: Intermediate 2 HoursFriday, August 4, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT
This session will describe the concepts of a comprehensive geriatric assessment and how a multi-system, interdisciplinary assessment and management of older adults can assist in improving the quality of life. Concepts will include physical assessment, vision, hearing, frailty pharmacology and home and community assessment and the physical therapist/physical therapist assistant’s role in these areas. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Neurologic Gait Analysis, Treatment, and Measurement: Case-Based Interventions for the PTA, Part III: Lesions of the Cerebellum
PresenterJennifaye V. Brown, PhD, PT, NCS
Course: #2710 Level: Intermediate 2 HoursWednesday, August 16, 2017 at 3:00 pm EDT
The purpose of this course is to review typical stroke lesions of the cerebellum and describe resulting impairments that may be observed during gait. Using a systems approach, the PTA will be instructed how to formulate interventions within their scope of practice and the established plan of care to improve gait impairments. The presentation will utilize a case-based approach to demonstrate and summarize application of the material. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
PresenterJohn Heick, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, NCS, SCS
Course: #2823 Level: Advanced 2 HoursFriday, August 18, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT
The subject matter of this course will include (1) the classification of headaches, (2) differential diagnosis of headaches, (3) clinical patterns for cervicogenic headaches and intervention options, and (4) case studies designed to assist clinicians in matching interventions to the appropriate type of headache.
PresenterMonique Ryan, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
Course: #2813 Level: Intermediate 2 HoursMonday, August 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT
A comprehensive review of the latest macronutrient recommendations for athletes for training and competition, fueling and hydration guidelines and applied case studies for review. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.