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Wheelchair Seating: Considerations For The Hands Dependent Sitter

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 23, 2019

Wheelchair seating is designed to provide postural support and alignment, stability for function and mitigate pressure issues. This course will address assessment and intervention when working with a...   Read More


Tennessee Jurisprudence

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

September 20, 2019

Learning ObjectivesThe learning objectives for this course are as follows:The participant will be able to explain how to access the most recent TN Physical Therapy Practice Act The participant will be...   Read More


Pain Management in Long Term Care

Todd Olson, OTR/L

August 16, 2019

Effective pain management is essential to one's quality of life, their wellbeing, and it's a key element in all aspects of successful rehabilitation. With that, our residents of skilled nursing facili...   Read More


Wheelchair Seating: Considerations for the Hands-Free Sitter

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 5, 2019

Wheelchair seating is designed to provide postural support and alignment, stability for function and mitigate pressure issues. This course will address assessment and intervention when working with a...   Read More


The Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS) Certification: An Overview

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

July 22, 2019

The Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS) certification recognizes competence in assessment and intervention. This course will cover what this certification is, who the SMS is designed for, why it was...   Read More


Ethics in Rehabilitation: A Clinical Perspective for Therapists

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP

July 11, 2019

Practical information about ethics is provided from a clinical perspective including: review of basic principles of ethics as they relate to healthcare and therapy; behaviors that are considered uneth...   Read More


Current and Future Status of Medicare Part A: A Review of the Prospective Payment System and the Patient Driven Payment Model

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP

June 14, 2019

Learning OutcomesList the qualifiers for Medicare Part A skilled careIdentify criteria for Medicare Part A PPS RUG categoriesDefine rule sets for Other Medicare Required Assessments (OMRA)Explain MDS...   Read More


Wheelchair Seating: The Mat Assessment

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

March 23, 2019

A key component of wheelchair seating evaluation is the mat assessment. This course will present the mat assessment, including supine and sitting, and will include case studies and videos.   Read More


Wheelchair Positioning: Pressure

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 22, 2019

A main goal of wheelchair seating is pressure management, specifically to prevent development of pressure injuries. This course will present pressure injury definitions, staging, etiology and specific...   Read More


Wheelchair Positioning: Postural Care

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 21, 2019

The goals of wheelchair seating include managing posture and pressure as well as providing stability for function. Postural care addresses positioning outside of the wheelchair, particularly during sl...   Read More


Incorporating Exercise Training into the Oncology Rehabilitation Setting

Stephen Morris, PT, PhD, FACSM

December 31, 2018

Exercise training is an essential but physiological stressful part of the physical therapy management of a cancer survivor. The purpose of this course is to introduce the participant to safely incorpo...   Read More


Put Down the Drugs: Evidence-Based Interventions to Reduce Unwanted Behaviors with Dementia

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP

December 28, 2018

An estimated 5 million Americans suffer from dementia and more than 15 million people in the United States are providing unpaid caregiving. Dementia, as we know as clinicians is the most challenging....   Read More


Selecting Appropriate Screening and Assessment Tools in the Skilled Nursing and Long-Term Care Populations: Where the Research Supports and Fails Us

Heidi Moyer, PT, DPT, CEEAA

December 19, 2018

A review of which evidence-based outcome measures are supported in the skilled nursing (SNF)/long term care (LTC) facility settings as per the current research, as well as those that fall short for ap...   Read More


Strategies for Treating Patients With Neurobehavioral Disorders

Kelli Broussard, MS, CCC-SLP, Kelly Ramsey, MS, CCC-SLP

December 5, 2018

This course will provide an overview of neurobehavioral disorders and their impact on function and community re-entry. The course will provide functional strategies to improve the effectiveness of tre...   Read More


Cognition and Learning Following TBI

Kelli Broussard, MS, CCC-SLP, Kelly Ramsey, MS, CCC-SLP

November 19, 2018

This text-based course is a transcript of the recorded course Cognition and Learning Following TBI by Kelli Broussard, MS, CCC/SLP and Kelly Ramsey, MS, CCC/SLP. It is recommended to download and fol...   Read More


Patient-Centered Strategies to Managing Geriatric Chronic Pain in Home Health

Olaide Oluwole-Sangoseni, PT, PhD, DPT, MSc, GCS

October 22, 2018

The current opioid epidemic in the United States has renewed focus on the importance of non-pharmacologic approaches to management of chronic pain. PTs and PTAs in home health find the treatment of el...   Read More

 


Foundations for School Readiness: Sensory Regulation and Yoga

Britt Collins, MS, OTR/L

September 10, 2018

This course will provide you tips and tools to integrate sensory regulation, yoga and mindfulness into the classroom for children of all abilities.   Read More


Examination and Treatment of Ataxia Following Cerebellar Damage

Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS

August 28, 2018

The most common problem in damage to the cerebellum is limb ataxia as well as ataxic gait. How does the cerebellum get damaged? It can get damaged by stroke, disease, tumor, and any number of things....   Read More


Lymphedema Management of the Orthopedic Patient

Janice Bruckner, PT, PhD, CLT-LANA

August 9, 2018

This three-hour course examines ways to use lymphatic therapy techniques to manage patients with orthopedic problems, such as joints replacements, fractures, sprains, and strains. Topics include: anat...   Read More


Tennessee Ethics: Ethics in Physical Therapy: Bioethics and Our Code of Ethics

July 24, 2018

A lot of people think that ethics is about right and wrong, and ethics did start that way. Ethics has been around since we first had philosophers. Aristotle was the first person to actually put it in...   Read More