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Orthopedics CEU Courses for PTs

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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
Live WebinarWed, Sep 27, 2017 at 3:00 pm EDT
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.

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Assessment and Physical Therapy Interventions
Presented by John Heick, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, NCS, SCS
Recorded Webinar
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.

Initiate Management of Urinary Incontinence in Any PT Setting
Presented by Nicole Sadeghi, MPT
Live WebinarFri, Oct 13, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT
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.

Medical Marijuana Use in Children and Implication for Physical Therapy Professionals
Presented by Laura Borgelt, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2803 Level: Introductory2 Hours
As use of medical cannabis increases with expanding medical cannabis laws, physical therapists are considering what role they may play in caring for patients who use medical cannabis. This webinar will discuss the potential mechanisms of action and uses of cannabis, various formulations and uses for cannabis, patient safety issues, and communication strategies for discussing cannabis use with patients.

Chair Yoga for Every-Body
Presented by Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2887 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide introductory information for seated chair yoga for patients of all ages and abilities.

Sports Nutrition Principles for Training and Recovery - Strategies to Optimize Performance
Presented by Monique Ryan, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2813 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
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.

Differentiating Headaches with a Focus on Cervicogenic Headaches
Presented by John Heick, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, NCS, SCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2823 Level: Advanced2 Hours
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.

Function: the foot bone is connected to the head bone! Functional Evaluation (Part 1)
Presented by Anita Davidson, PT, DPT, CAFS
Live WebinarFri, Oct 27, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #2890 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course challenges what we know of function in three planes of motion from the foot to the head related to common orthopedic conditions that are a result of a breakdown of the kinetic chain focusing on the cause of pain versus symptoms. This class will challenge you to perform self assessment of balance, mobility, stability, and function in three planes of motion to assist in the understanding of function from the foot to the head using a cause and effect methodology. Part 1 of this two-part series will cover evaluation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Overcoming the Difficulties of Obesity in the Clinical Application of Physical Therapy
Presented by Steven Mauk, M.Ed
Live WebinarWed, Nov 8, 2017 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #2889 Level: Introductory2 Hours
The main idea of the course is to provide strategies for physical therapy professionals to not only help their patients identify their obesity is directly linked to their ability to recover, but also provide guidance for physical therapy professionals with developing a treatment plan that will assist with the patient's acute injury and comorbidity.

How a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Can Improve Clinical Outcomes
Presented by Chris Wilson, PT, DScPT, DPT, GCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2812 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
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.