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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, along with key ethical principles, the CELIBATE and RIPS methods for analyzing ethical dilemmas with case studies to demo...   Read More


Ethics for the Indiana Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant

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

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, 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 will introduce power-operated vehi...   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


Seating Considerations in the Home Health Setting

Sara Frye, MS, OTR/L, ATP

December 21, 2021

An overview of the unique considerations for seating and positioning in the home. Best practices and ethical dilemmas will be discussed with case examples.   Read More

 


Patient-Centered Care: Bringing Quality Toward End of Life

Tracey Collins, PT, PhD, MBA, GCS

December 20, 2021

The role of a PT in hospice and palliative care and how to develop an appropriate patient-centered POC are discussed in this course.   Read More


Manual Wheelchair Mobility: Self-Propulsion

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

November 8, 2021

Most manual wheelchairs are designed for self-propulsion and fall into categories. This course systematically explores each category with clinical indicators, as well as optimal frame configuration to...   Read More

  


Augmented Mobility Intervention

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

November 8, 2021

Augmented mobility is used with clients who require assistance in ambulation. This category of equipment includes walking canes, crutches, walkers, and gait trainers. Augmented mobility is used to pre...   Read More

 


Justifying Medical Necessity in Documentation: Screens to Skilled Services

Neely Sullivan, MPT, CLT-LANA, CDP

August 31, 2021

Providing excellent client-centered services depends on documentation that clearly illustrates the medical necessity of the client. This course covers medical necessity to support physical therapy tre...   Read More

 


Tennessee Jurisprudence

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

August 12, 2021

In Tennessee, physical therapists are able to practice based upon the Physical Therapy Practice Act, which is a statute, or a formal written enactment by a legislative body declaring, commanding, or p...   Read More


Diabetes in Adults: Current Guidelines and Evidence

Sarah Stillings, MA, PT, MPT, CHT

July 29, 2021

This course gives us an overview of diabetes in adults, discusses current perspectives and guidelines, and addresses its significance in PT practice. It also looks at some of the current literature th...   Read More

     


Matching Products to Seating Needs

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

June 30, 2021

Once the wheelchair seating assessment has been completed and seating interventions considered, it is time to match specific client needs to product interventions. This course presents various categor...   Read More

  


Durable Medical Equipment for Activities of Daily Living

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

June 30, 2021

Clients who use wheelchair seating and mobility equipment often have other durable medical equipment (DME) needs, as well. Durable medical equipment is often used to assist activities of daily living...   Read More


Dependent Mobility Intervention

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

June 30, 2021

Dependent mobility devices are not designed for self-propulsion. These include adaptive strollers, transport chairs, tilt in space manual wheelchairs, reclining manual wheelchairs, and standard manual...   Read More

  


FERPA: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

PJ Winters, EdD

June 10, 2021

Receive an overview of FERPA including practical advice regarding the regulation of FERPA by LEAs. Also learn ways in which this federal law affects your practice in service to schools.   Read More

 


Wheelchair Seating: Considerations For The Prop Sitter

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 18, 2021

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

 


Wheelchair Mobility: Ultralight Configuration And Propulsion

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 18, 2021

This course will present an appropriate configuration of ultralight manual wheelchairs to optimize self-propulsion efficiency. Increased efficiency decreases the risk of repetitive stress injuries and...   Read More

 


Wheelchair Mobility: Power Add On Options And Use For Manual Wheelchairs

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 18, 2021

This course will present alternate manual wheelchair drive mechanisms, including non-powered and powered options to increase manual wheelchair efficiency and decrease pain and injury risk. These drive...   Read More

 


A New Era: From EADLs to Alexa!

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 4, 2021

Electronic Aids to Daily Living provide an alternative means of controlling devices, primarily within the home environment, including audiovisual equipment, lighting, and thermostats. Advances in cons...   Read More

  


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