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CEU Courses Text/Transcripts for PTs
PresenterChris Wilson, PT, DScPT, DPT, GCS
Course: #2675 Level: Intermediate 2 HoursMonday, November 27, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST
This seminar will introduce core concepts in the interdisciplinary management of the patient with cancer, including pre-diagnosis, prevention, active treatment, late effects and end of life care and will include core therapy techniques such as new concepts in manual therapy, lymphedema bandaging, and rehabilitation services during active treatment (surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.) The seminar will emphasize physical therapy patient management in the outpatient, acute care and multidisciplinary clinical settings including case-based activities with an emphasis on exercise and cancer survivorship/wellness. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Making Sense of Meltdowns: How to Identify and Intervene for Children with Sensory Based Disruptive Behaviors
PresenterNicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L
Course: #2737 Level: Intermediate 2 Hours
This course emphasizes how to incorporate sensory strategies for self-regulation in school-based therapy, clinic-based services, and home health services to promote participation and performance in varied environments, including the school context. Emphasis will be on preventing behaviors and meltdowns related to sensory processing, collaborating with teachers and parents to implement into daily routines, and monitoring outcomes for documentation and program evaluation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
PresenterTamara McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA
Course: #2690 Level: Intermediate 2 HoursMonday, November 27, 2017 at 11:00 am EST
This course will cover the current recommendations for the diagnosis, assessment, and management of sport- related concussion in children and adolescents. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.
PresenterMarty Biondi, PT, CSCS, ATRIC
Course: #2697 Level: Intermediate 2 Hours
Walking is the most common activity performed on a daily basis by the majority of the world, but gait deviations can render one minimally functional. Deviations can be based on pain, structural discrepancies, orthopedic conditions, and it is of utmost importance that a therapist be competent in recognizing deficits, and equally, in providing efficient management of the condition. The first part of this class will discuss the difference between land and water walking, so as to be able to provide accurate and efficient use of the water to address such deficiencies the second half of this class. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.
PresenterMichelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Course: #2818 Level: Advanced 2 Hours
Assistive technology provides independence in the areas of mobility, communication, education, vocation, and activities of daily living. To benefit from this technology, the client must be able to access it. This course addresses one access method, switches, and how to determine the best switch location and type to match a client’s needs.
PresenterCara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L
Course: #2738 Level: Intermediate 1.5 Hour
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 attention, and immature motor patterns which manifest themselves through frustration and behavior issues. This course will take a look at these issues and identify treatment strategies.
PresenterMelissa Tovin, PT, MA, PhD, CEEAA
Course: #2588 Level: Intermediate 2 Hours
Individuals with ASD often struggle with sensory processing disorder, dyspraxia, overweight and obesity, social-communication impairments, anxiety, and impaired cognition and executive functioning, all of which persist into adulthood and can interfere with independent living, paid employment, quality of life, and community participation. This course will explore current knowledge on the impact of ASD throughout the lifespan, discuss the role of physical therapy in serving this population, and identify resources and strategies to empower patients and families for successful transitions to adulthood. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
PresenterCatherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500
Course: #2733 Level: Introductory 1 Hour
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 caregiver.
PresenterJennifer L. Flynn, CPHRM
Course: #2607 Level: Introductory 2 Hours
This session will explore the value of PT malpractice claims from both an indemnity and an expense perspective, highlighting top areas of loss. The speaker will review claim scenarios, discuss perception of negligence of PTs, and provide risk management strategies. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
PresenterAmy M Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS
Course: #2614 Level: Introductory 2 Hours
In recent years, diagnoses of ADHD have considerably increased. This course delves into treatment strategies for home and school to assist children who have difficulty controlling impulsive behaviors, difficulty paying attention, and/or are overly active. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.