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State Approval Information for Pennsylvania

The PhysicalTherapy.com courses below are accepted by the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy, except courses unrelated to the actual practice of physical therapy/direct patient care such as billing, marketing, documentation, and reimbursement, which will not be accepted by the board. The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy accepts courses approved by the board or courses approved by another state's APTA chapter, and PhysicalTherapy.com is an accredited provider by the TX Physical Therapy Association (Provider #2406033TX). 

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Graded Motor Imagery and Sensory Integration for Patients With Pelvic Pain
Presented by Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4321Level: Advanced2 Hours
Patients with pelvic pain and especially sexual pain often experience significant tissue sensitivity, which can lead to extremely distressing symptoms that can be extremely functionally limiting and frustrating. Many resources talk about sensory desensitization, which for some can be helpful, but in an ideal scenario, physical therapists should be able to help patients with sensory reintegration (restoring accurate sensory information and interpretation, not just decreasing sensation) and return to functional activities-graded motor imagery has been shown in the literature to be helpful toward this end. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Custom Molded Seating 101
Presented by Lindsey Veety, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS
Live WebinarWed, Jan 26, 2022 at 2:00 pm EST
Course: #4315Level: Introductory2 Hours
When seeing a client in a wheelchair, knowing what type of seating to choose can be a challenge, especially if the client presents with complex conditions or body shapes that don't fit into linear seating. This presentation will give an introduction to what custom molded seating is, who it would be used for, compare and contrasting the main custom molded seating systems on the market, and go through a simulated molding, fitting, and delivery. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

A Rehab Professionals Guide to Foam Rolling
Presented by Rina Pandya, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4300Level: Intermediate3 Hours
This course will connect the anatomy and physiology of muscle contraction with myofascia and trigger points that are responsible for the pain mechanisms. It is important to understand the effect of a dysfunctional myofascial chain. We will discuss evidence based research that will support the use of foam rolling, types of different rollers, functions, benefits, role in improving muscle length and hence improved mobility. The knowledge of trigger points in major muscle groups and techniques to foam roll will be addressed, and add another tool in your toolbox for effective rehabilitation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Upper Extremity Myofascial Chains: Identifying the Source of Dysfunction and Treatment Strategies
Presented by Rina Pandya, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4297Level: Intermediate3 Hours
This course is a concise resource for the practicing clinician to solve those ”mystery” diagnoses the next day due to vague symptoms and makes it hard to point to the exact source as it may be an etiology anywhere along the chain mimicking the symptoms. 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
Live WebinarWed, Feb 9, 2022 at 2:00 pm EST
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.

Overcoming Compassion Fatigue in Our Work Environment
Presented by Neely Sullivan, MPT, CLT-LANA, CDP
Live WebinarFri, Feb 11, 2022 at 12:00 pm EST
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.

The Nuts and Bolts of Pelvic Muscle Rehab Pre and Post Prostatectomy
Presented by Tiffany Lee, MA, OTR, BCB-PMD, PRPC
Live WebinarWed, Feb 16, 2022 at 2:00 pm EST
Course: #4323Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
Prostatectomy is the most common surgery for men with prostate cancer, and many men may experience urinary incontinence and sexual dysfunction as a result. This introductory course will be a wealth of information about the prevalence of pelvic issues after surgery, as well as the evidence we have that support interventions, before and after surgery. This course is directly related to the practice of physical and occupational therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/OT and PTA/COTAs. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Fostering Interprofessional Collaborative Practice through Simulation-Based Education
Presented by Lynn Bedalov, PT, Wendy Brzozowski, BS, COTA/L, Emily Gherghel, PT, DPT, CCI
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4306Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course reviews methods for integrating computer-based simulation into a physical therapy curriculum to meet competencies related to collaborative practice and clinical skills. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Sports Medicine Considerations for the Management of Adaptive Athletes
Presented by Lori Merlo, PT, DPT, ATC
Live WebinarWed, Mar 2, 2022 at 2:00 pm EST
Course: #4322Level: Introductory2 Hours
Sport participation can be life-changing for individuals with disabilities and can play a crucial role in their rehabilitation. This course aims to introduce a variety of adaptive sports opportunities, identify barriers to participation, and highlight the role of the physical therapist and/or athletic trainer in supporting individuals with disabilities in sport participation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Understanding Pediatric Sleep: How Can We Help as Physical Therapists?
Presented by Jennifer Palmer, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4244Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course discusses what is normal and abnormal in regards to pediatric sleep and potential causes of sleep dysfunction. This course enables the physical therapist to screen for sleep disorders or dysfunction, provide appropriate interventions to assist with sleep within the physical therapist scope of practice as well as help to identify proper professionals to refer patients to when concerns arise. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.