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Post-Stroke Apathy and Depression: Addressing Psychosocial Barriers to Patient Success
Presented by Shannon Compton, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS
Live WebinarWed, May 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3694Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Apathy and depression are two common complications of stroke which can negatively impact a person’s recovery. This course will review possible contributions of psychosocial and neuroanatomical factors to the development of post-stroke apathy and depression, and use case examples to illustrate how physical therapists can overcome these complications to improve patient outcomes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

COVID-19 and PT: Characteristics, Considerations, and Care
Presented by Pamela Bartlo, PT, DPT, CCS
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3724Level: Introductory2 Hours
Patients with COVID-19 present with new symptoms and impairments and the virus is creating new challenges to the practice of PT. Patients experience a broad range of pulmonary and musculoskeletal impairments depending on the severity of their disease presentation. This course will discuss characteristics of the COVID-19 patient presentation, considerations therapists must contend with in treating patients with COVID-19, and PT care interventions for these patients through the continuum of care. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Advanced Topics for the Evaluation and Treatment of Torticollis
Presented by Lisa Roehl, PT, DPT, PCS
Live WebinarFri, May 29, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3707Level: Advanced2 Hours
Torticollis is identified by the posture of the head and neck from a unilateral shortening of the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) causing the head to tilt in one direction and rotate in the opposing direction. This asymmetrical positioning can directly affect the child’s early motor development, specifically vision, early hand control, and reciprocal movement. This course aims to progress the participant’s knowledge of torticollis’ impact on a child beyond cervical range of motion impairments. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Swell to Well: Wound Management for Clients Living with Lymphedema
Presented by Neely Sullivan, MPT, CLT-LANA, CDP
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3666Level: Introductory2 Hours
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 occurring and outline wound management interventions for individuals living with lymphedema. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Myofascial Interventions Part III: Dry Needling and Cupping
Presented by Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, PT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3662Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Myofascial interventions have become popular among health and fitness professionals. The body of research has grown over the past decade. This course is part three of a three-part series on myofascial interventions and will provide an evidence-based update on dry needling and cupping. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Treatment of the Complicated Foot
Presented by Paul Drumheller, MPT, OCS, SCS, CSCS
Live WebinarFri, Jun 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3730Level: Intermediate2 Hours
It may be easy to identify an asymmetry or listen to pain complaints but knowing what is the most effective treatment is another story. This course will give you evidence based options to treat foot and ankle pathologies. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Return to Play - When Is the Athlete Ready and How Do I Manage the End-Stage of Rehab?
Presented by Carol Mack, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, PN-1
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3675Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will help attendees to understand the complex nature of return to sport recommendations, as well as what evidence is available to assist with decision-making. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Innovative Treatments for Patients Post-Stroke Across the Continuum of Care – Evidence-Based Strategies to Improve Outcomes
Presented by Shannon Compton, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS
Live WebinarWed, Jun 10, 2020 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3697Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course uses case studies to explore how a program of high-quality, evidence-based, intensive physical therapy can help patients post-stroke achieve their true full potential through applied motor learning and motivational principles. Participants will gain ideas for fostering patient motivation and increasing independence in self-care across a variety of practice settings, with specific ideas for how to modify activities based on equipment and personnel availability – including telehealth applications. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Fall Management: Evidence-Based Interventions for Screening and Intervention
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3704Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This session will review evidence-based screening and intervention strategies applicable to a balance and falls management program including research-based exercise programs, environmental modification, patient and caregiver education and balance retraining activities. Falls management program rationale and implementation is also discussed as well as interdisciplinary techniques and strategies to reduce fall risk in the elderly. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Clinical Management of the Rock Climbing Athlete
Presented by Jennifer Sauers, PT, DPT
Live WebinarFri, Jun 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3705Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The sport of rock climbing has seen an exponential surge within the past 5 years, with the rise of indoor climbing gyms, the production of an Oscar-winning film, and the first-ever debut of the sport in the upcoming Olympic games. As such, an increase in recreational rock climbers who enter orthopedic physical therapy practices around the country with climbing-related injuries will be probable. This presentation will empower the PT professional to successfully manage rock climbing related injuries by understanding the demands of the sport, common injuries involved, and sport-specific rehabilitation in both the acute and chronic 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.