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Substance Misuse In The Elderly And Use Of Screening, Brief Intervention, And Referral To Treatment (SBIRT)

Ingrid Provident, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

December 4, 2023

Substance use disorders are a significant problem in the elderly population. Studies have shown that elderly patients with substance use disorders have very good outcomes when diagnosed and treatment...   Read More

 


Tennessee Jurisprudence for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants

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

November 30, 2023

Tennessee physical therapists and physical therapist assistants are required to participate in a two-hour course on the laws that affect the practice of physical therapy in Tennessee. This course revi...   Read More


Naturally Build Reflex Activities Into The School Day

Megan Paben, MOT, OTR/L, ASDCS

November 20, 2023

Participants will identify and review common reflexes and the deficits associated seen in the school setting and learn exercises that can be implemented in the school setting in this introductory cour...   Read More


Breaking Down Research for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Kevin Cezat, PT, DPT, GCS

October 1, 2023

Common terminology and definitions used within research and the role of research literature within physical therapy practice. Techniques for breaking down the quality of research and ways to implement...   Read More

 


Ethics: A Clinical Perspective for Therapists

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

September 30, 2023

This course provides practical information about ethics from a clinical perspective. Basic principles of ethics as they relate to healthcare and physical therapy are reviewed. Behaviors that are consi...   Read More


Multiple Generations In The Workplace: Effective Communication To Enhance Diversity

Ingrid Provident, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

August 21, 2023

There are very different generations in the workplace and getting these groups to work together effectively is challenging. It is important to first understand each of these groups based on their stre...   Read More


Wheelchair Seating For The Pediatric Population

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

July 1, 2023

Pediatric seating and mobility equipment are not simply smaller than equipment designed for adults. This course will present the importance of pediatric positioning, clinical considerations, how to de...   Read More

 


Interdisciplinary Approach To Stroke Rehabilitation: Outpatient, Home Health, And Community Rehabilitation Phase

Alaena McCool, MS, OTR/L, CPAM, Katherine George, PT, DPT

April 17, 2023

The unique relationship between the occupational and physical therapist when treating an acute, subacute, or chronic stroke diagnosis will be distinguished in this two-part series. Part two will focus...   Read More

 


Interdisciplinary Approach To Stroke Rehabilitation: Acute Care And Inpatient Rehabilitation Phase

Alaena McCool, MS, OTR/L, CPAM, Katherine George, PT, DPT

February 2, 2023

The unique collaboration and relationship between physical and occupational therapists throughout the evaluation and treatment of acute, subacute, and chronic stroke diagnoses will be analyzed in this...   Read More

 


Beating Burnout: Prevention Strategies for PTs

Written by the Continued staff

January 27, 2023

The experts at PhysicalTherapy.com offer tips for recognizing and preventing burnout.   Read More


Jurisprudence for the Wisconsin Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant

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

January 2, 2023

A review of the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Practice Act and Administrative Code, along with key compliance-related updates for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants licensed in the sta...   Read More


Seating Assessment For Mobility Bases: An Introduction

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

December 15, 2022

Therapists are often key members of the wheelchair seating evaluation team. Seating assessment includes evaluation of current posture and equipment, a mat examination, and equipment recommendations. T...   Read More

  


Overcoming Compassion Fatigue in Our Work Environment

Neely Sullivan, MPT, CLT-LANA, CDP

September 30, 2022

Learn to identify compassion fatigue in yourself and others and strategies to manage it.   Read More

        


Technologies For People With Intellectual Disabilities: Preparing For The ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 21, 2022

This course presents a variety of commercial and assistive cognitive technologies which can be used to remediate and accommodate intellectual disabilities. The information is designed to help prepare...   Read More

 


Wheelchair Seating Interventions

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 15, 2022

Occupational and physical therapists are often key members of the wheelchair seating evaluation team. Seating interventions, including pressure management, seated angles, and strategies to address com...   Read More

   


HIPAA for Allied Health Professionals

Kim Cavitt, AuD

May 18, 2022

Review the foundations of HIPAA privacy, security, breach notification, and marketing requirements and guidelines as they relate to hearing healthcare. This introductory course is intended for new hir...   Read More


Indiana Jurisprudence

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

March 28, 2022

A review of the Indiana Physical Therapy Practice Act and Administrative Code for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants licensed in the state of Indiana.   Read More


Ethics for the Indiana Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant

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

March 28, 2022

Practical information and basic principles about ethics are provided from a clinical healthcare perspective. Behaviors that are considered unethical by most credentialing bodies are considered as well...   Read More


Power Wheelchairs

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

February 24, 2022

Power wheelchairs are designed to provide independent and functional mobility for people unable to efficiently self-propel any type of manual wheelchair. This course introduces power-operated vehicles...   Read More

 


Guide to Bariatric Transfers and Manual Handling

Rina Pandya, PT, DPT

February 17, 2022

This course addresses different manual handling techniques, considerations, and safety for patient transfers for the patients, clinicians, and caregivers. This aids in staff retention, reduces workpla...   Read More


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