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Managing Stroke Patients During Inpatient Rehabilitation: Using Evidence to Guide the Plan of Care
Presented by Christina Voigtmann, PT, DPT, NCS
Live WebinarWed, Oct 5, 2022 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #4500Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course examines the current evidence for managing the client with stroke in regards to outcome measures, prognostic tools, orthotic prescription, and treatment interventions. Additionally, it will discuss barriers to community access and reintegration.

A Physical Therapist Guide to Exercise Prescription for the Diabetic and Pre-diabetic Population
Presented by Rina Pandya, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4483Level: Advanced3 Hours
This course equips the physical therapist to identify pre-diabetes and type 1 diabetes in their patients based on history and clinical signs and symptoms. Exercise Prescription, the interaction of other medications, and modulation of a current exercise program for patients with diabetes as a co-morbidity are also included. This course also includes the management of diabetes from a Covid-19 perspective.

An Amplitude-Focused Interprofessional Approach for Parkinson's Disease, In Partnership with LSVT® Global
Presented by Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L, Heather J. Cianci, PT, MS, GCS, Heather Hodges, MA, CCC-SLP
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4470Level: Advanced5 Hours
Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. There is growing evidence that supports the benefit of providing care through an interprofessional approach for individuals with complex diagnoses like Parkinson’s disease (PD). This course serves to provide practical guidance in providing PT, OT, and SLP treatment set against the background of LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG to positively impact the quality of life and function of those living with PD.

Quicksand or Concrete? Capturing Outcomes in Acute Care
Presented by Sharon L. Gorman, PT, DPTSc, GCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4354Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Patients seen in acute care practice demonstrate a wide variety of movement abilities, which can make the selection and use of standardized outcome measures a challenge. Learn what recommendations exist to inform decision making while reviewing some of the most practical outcome measures for acute care practice. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Overcoming Compassion Fatigue in Our Work Environment
Presented by Neely Sullivan, MPT, CLT-LANA, CDP
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4314Level: Introductory2 Hours
This seminar will describe the stages, causes, symptoms, and consequences of compassion fatigue. It will also introduce strategies for assessing levels of stress and implementing strategies to prevent/minimize the development of compassion fatigue in your healthcare setting. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Guide to Bariatric Transfers and Manual Handling
Presented by Rina Pandya, PT, DPT
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #4313Level: Intermediate3 Hours
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 workplace injuries, and prolongs a clinician's career in their chosen field of healthcare. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

PT Screening of the Integumentary System: Scalp, Hair, and Nails
Presented by Lydia Thurston, PT, DSc, ATC
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4251Level: Intermediate2 Hours
A 2-hour intermediate continuing education course for clinicians interested in strengthening their knowledge and skills in screening the scalp, hair, and nails as part of an integumentary systems review. Normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology are covered. The content is relevant to a primary care approach to physical therapy examination across the continuum of care including inpatient, outpatient, and wellness-based physical therapist practices. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Acute Dizziness and Vertigo: Assessment and Treatment
Presented by Dana Thomas, MS, PT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4172Level: Advanced2 Hours
Vestibular physical therapists are in a unique position to leverage their knowledge and skills to optimize diagnosis and treatment for patients presenting with dizziness/vertigo. The ED and Acute Care setting presents the opportunity for assessment and treatment of acute presentations of dizziness/vertigo, which the speaker utilizes to impart knowledge and skills for working with people who have vestibular system pathology. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Clinical Application of Outcome Measures for Patients With Stroke: Making Outcomes Part of Your Clinical Practice
Presented by Christina Voigtmann, PT, DPT, NCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4083Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will review the most applicable outcome measures for stroke clients and how to administer them. Furthermore, we will discuss ways to set your clinic up for success and review current literature to discover prognostic values and indicators using these outcome measures.This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Treatment Strategies for Clients With Complete Spinal Cord injury
Presented by Kristen Cezat, PT, DPT, NCS, ATP/SMS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4073Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will review and include treatment strategies for clients with motor complete tetraplegia and paraplegia including a breakdown of mobility skills, balance, strength training. This course will include a review of current evidence and specific interventions for acute and subacute that can be carried over to clinical practice. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

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