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Proprioceptive Rehab: 30 Practical Ideas & Interventions for the Neuro Patient

Andrea Salzman, MS, PT

May 15, 2024

Rehabilitation can be quite daunting because of complications and impairments which routinely follow a neurological event or disease. Many of the more frustrating problems are not due to a neurologica...   Read More


Resistance Training and HIIT: Implications for Sarcopenia and Longevity

Scott Cheatham, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, ATC, CSCS

May 1, 2024

Age-related sarcopenia has become an emerging concern among healthcare providers. Recent research suggests a strong correlation between muscle mass and longevity. This course discusses the evidence be...   Read More

   


Documentation: An Opportunity to Advocate for Your Patient

Trisha Salome, PT, DPT

April 15, 2024

Learn the ethics of documentation, goal writing, and measuring progress in difficult situations such as palliative care or maintenance therapy.   Read More

   


Leading with PURPOSE

Dawn Brown, PT, DPT, EdD, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

March 14, 2024

Leadership is explored in terms of passion, understanding, representation, patience, openness, servitude, and empathy (PURPOSE) to provide a framework for effectively leading people toward achieving t...   Read More


Indiana Jurisprudence

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

March 1, 2024

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


12 Ways to Progress Any PT or OT Exercise, Activity, or Movement, Part 2

Andrea Salzman, MS, PT

March 1, 2024

Therapists who routinely add spice and variety to their treatment methods are able to offer something new to their patients – a delighted therapist. Come enjoy this “sampler platter” of evidence...   Read More

   


12 Ways to Progress Any PT or OT Exercise, Activity, or Movement. Part 1

Andrea Salzman, MS, PT

February 15, 2024

Therapists who routinely add variety to their treatment methods can now offer something new to their patients – an inspired therapist. Come enjoy this “sampler platter” of evidence-based ideas f...   Read More

   


Wheelchair Positioning to Optimize Respiration

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

January 31, 2024

Wheelchair positioning is designed to provide postural support and alignment, pressure distribution, and stability for functional activities. Positioning can also be used to optimize respiration by fa...   Read More


Behavioral Health & Physical Therapy: What Is Our Role?

Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC

December 19, 2023

In 2023, it is no longer adequate to treat people’s bodies solely. This course introduces learners to some behavioral health concepts, including methods for screening, integrating behavioral health...   Read More

  


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


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