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Articles for PT CEUs

Geriatric Functional Performance Measures

Sally Stillings, MA, PT, MPT, CHT

October 9, 2020

Understanding function and how to address it are both essential to being good therapists and this is especially important as a component of therapy for older adults, those who are age 65 or more. As w...   Read More

 


Telehealth (Digital Practice) Implementation: Considerations and Road Map

Edward Dobrzykowski, PT, DPT, MHS, AT, Ret.

October 6, 2020

You have most likely been introduced to telehealth over the past several months. The preferred term is now “digital practice” and it has evolved from a gradual implementation into medicine and reh...   Read More


Dementia Management: Techniques for Staging and Intervention

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

October 1, 2020

Age-associated memory impairment often takes the form of memory lapses. Memories of personal information tend to survive in old age. However, individuals with age-associated memory impairment may expe...   Read More


Swell to Well: Wound Management for Clients Living with Lymphedema

Neely Sullivan, MPT, CLT-LANA, CDP

September 21, 2020

This seminar will describe the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system in relation to risks for developing wounds. This session will also focus on different types and stages of wounds commonly...   Read More


Minority is the New Majority: Strategies to Combat Racism, Address Micro-aggressions, and Promote Healing in the Therapeutic Setting

Aditi Mehra, DHS, OTR/L

August 11, 2020

As the US population becomes increasingly multicultural and telehealth extends services into remote areas; there is a pronounced need for therapists to become adept at the delivery of culturally appro...   Read More


Alabama Jurisprudence

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

August 11, 2020

A review of the Alabama Physical Therapy Practice Act and Administrative Code, along with key compliance-related updates (mandatory reporting for child abuse, HIPAA) for physical therapists and physic...   Read More


U.S. Healthcare Services & Diverse Populations

Tasha Perkins Holmes, MOT, OTR/L

August 7, 2020

This course provides information regarding some of the barriers that minorities face in the healthcare setting. It also provides ideas for improving patient-centered care for diverse populations.   Read More


Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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

May 6, 2020

Harassment, and more specifically, sexual harassment, is illegal. Sexual harassment is based upon sex or of a sexual nature; gender harassment; and harassment possibly based on pregnancy, childbirth,...   Read More


Sustaining the Well-Being of Healthcare Workers During Coronavirus

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

April 28, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is presenting new and unique challenges. We are navigating unchartered waters with this virus, making it important to find new ways to work and interact while also taking ca...   Read More


Suicide and Self-Harm in the Elderly

Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L

March 31, 2020

This course will discuss the signs that go beyond depression to reveal active suicidal or self-harm risk. We will address the prevalence of suicidality in long term care settings, elevated risks in ca...   Read More

 


From Survive to Thrive at Work: An Evidence-Based Approach to Healthcare Burnout

Erika del Pozo, MOT, OTR/L

January 21, 2020

The purpose of this course is to examine burnout in the healthcare industry, explore direct and indirect causes, identify personal and professional outcomes, and review best practices for individuals...   Read More


Suicide Awareness, Assessment and Intervention for Allied Health Professionals

Angela Moss, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, Nika Ball, MOT, OTR/L, ATP

December 18, 2019

This 3-module empirically supported training program will address suicide awareness, screening, intervention, and referral principles for allied health professionals. Age and population specific suici...   Read More


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