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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

        


Tennessee Jurisprudence for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants

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

September 8, 2022

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


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, 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, 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 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


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

 


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

     


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

  


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