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Surgical Updates for Less Invasive and Outpatient Total Hip Replacement
Presented by Alexander P. Sah, MD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3164 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will include advances in the surgical techniques for less invasive and outpatient hip joint arthroplasty. The advances in technique are improving expected outcomes in rehabilitation and recovery. It is important that physical therapy professional understand how this impacts the patient’s abilities and rehab potential. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Surgical Updates for Less Invasive Partial and Total Knee Replacement
Presented by Alexander P. Sah, MD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3139 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will cover surgical updates for both total knee replacement and partial knee replacement. It will include benefits of both surgeries and reasoning behind the surgical decision as well as operative technique, outcomes, and future directions.

Strategies for Success with the Poly Trauma Patient- a Case Study Based Course
Presented by Jamie Dyson, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3009 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Rehabilitation therapists are often called upon to work with patients who have complex poly trauma involving multiple components of the human movement system. This course will be a systems based approach to integrating the multiple systems into a custom plan of care for the poly trauma patient. The participant will make evidence based clinical decisions based on patient case studies that will be used throughout the course as material is presented. The content of this course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Vestibular System Anatomy and Physiology: An Update
Presented by Kathleen Kelley, PT, EdD, NCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2977 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
The purpose of this course is to provide physical therapists with a review of anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system. External and internal anatomy, anatomy of the 8th cranial nerve; ascending and descending tracts that carry information from the vestibular apparatus and the physiology of the Vestibular Ocular Reflex (VOR) will be discussed.

Strategies for Success with the Complex Medical Patient: A Case Study Based Course
Presented by Jamie Dyson, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2954 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Rehabilitation Therapists are often called upon to work with patients who have complex medical conditions, a variety of monitors, diagnostic limitations and medical considerations which all effect the movement system. This course will be systems based review of complex medical conditions and how these conditions can effect patient participation in therapy. The participant will make evidence based clinical decisions based on patient case studies that will be used throughout the day as material is presented. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Restraint Reduction: Regulations, Alternatives and Therapy Intervention
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2955 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This session will review updated regulations related to physical and chemical restraints in long-term care. Resident assessment, therapy interventions, and alternatives to restraints will be discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

EKG Interpretation in Physical Therapy
Presented by Jamie Dyson, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2913 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The electrocardiogram offers immediate information regarding the stability of our patient’s ability to properly perfuse. Many in the profession still struggle to interpret EKG and make sound clinical decisions based on their patient’s EKG. This course will help you to integrate your patient’s EKG findings \into your Physical therapy Plan of care. You will practice calculating a patient’s rate, rhythm, axis and regularity using EKG strips. The course objectives will be met through the use of lecture and practice lab interpreting EKG. You will come away from this course with valuable tools to better work with all of your patients. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Initiate Management of Urinary Incontinence in Any PT Setting
Presented by Nicole Sadeghi, MPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2866 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This session will describe classifications of urinary incontinence, treatment and education to initiate in any physical therapy setting, and when to refer to a specialist. Constipation and pelvic organ prolapse will be addressed and its affects on urinary incontinence. Finally, patient care case studies will be presented that will help the learner with problem-solving how to incorporate pelvic floor interventions into their treatment plans, along with appropriate goal writing. The content of this course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

How a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Can Improve Clinical Outcomes
Presented by Chris Wilson, PT, DScPT, DPT, GCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2812 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This session will describe the concepts of a comprehensive geriatric assessment and how a multi-system, interdisciplinary assessment and management of older adults can assist in improving the quality of life. Concepts will include physical assessment, vision, hearing, frailty pharmacology and home and community assessment and the physical therapist/physical therapist assistant’s role in these areas. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Total Joint Arthroplasty Updates
Presented by Alisa Curry, PT, DPT, GTC, GCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2819 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course helps to highlight the latest changes to total joint arthroplasty at all levels of care, Medicare's Comprehensive Center for Joint Replacement and how it impacts the clinical interventions we should be providing. This serves to highlight the importance of interprofessional relationships, the improvements in our clinical presentation and how we can meet these advances. This is course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.