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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

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


Orthopedic Conditions in Pediatrics: A Primer for Physical Therapy Professionals

Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez, PT, DPT, PhD

October 10, 2018

This course is designed to be an introductory overview of select orthopedic conditions in children, including presentation, examination, intervention, and possible causes for a referral. The aim is to...   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 Jurisprudence

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

July 24, 2018

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

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

Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD

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

The ADLs You Didn't Know You Were Missing

Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC

July 18, 2018

This course focuses on providing the practicing physical therapist and physical therapist assistant with practical competency and knowledge on common dysfunctions that may be seen in patients with pel...   Read More


Medicare Part B Coding and Billing: For Therapy Services in Long-Term Care

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

June 2, 2018

The patient's medical record needs to contain the documentation that fully supports the medical necessity of services. Your services are payable only when that medical record and the information on th...   Read More

Bioethics for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants: A Case Study Approach

Janice Bruckner, PT, PhD, CLT-LANA

May 31, 2018

Why do licensing boards require courses on bioethics? As physical therapy professionals, we're required to take all kinds of courses. For example, we are required to take courses on CPR, and in some i...   Read More


Positioning the Pelvis

May 30, 2018

The position of the pelvis very much determines the position of the trunk and lower extremities and so achieving and maintaining the optimal position is critical. This course will present common pelvi...   Read More

Health Literacy: Effective Client Communication and Education

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

May 14, 2018

This session will review techniques for clear and effective communication, verbal and written communication with those from other cultures, writing and selecting easy-to-read health materials, and ass...   Read More

Positioning the Head

May 1, 2018

This course will discuss various strategies to optimize head position. First, we will explore strategies beyond the head support, including specific positioning interventions and addressing visual iss...   Read More

PTs and Patient Non-Compliance

Lynn Pierce, BSN, RN, CPHRM, Jennifer L. Flynn, CPHRM

April 6, 2018

Our goal is to help physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and PT practices enhance the quality of their care, not only by making them aware of the risks that they face in daily practice...   Read More

Restraint Reduction: Regulations, Alternatives and Therapy Intervention

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

March 23, 2018

[Amy] It is my pleasure to welcome back Kathleen Weissberg to Kathleen, in her 23 years of practice, has worked in adult rehabilitation, primarily, in long term care as a clinicia...   Read More