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State Approval Information for Pennsylvania

The 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 is an accredited provider by the TX Physical Therapy Association (Provider #2406033TX). 

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GLP-1 Weight Loss Medications: What Healthcare Providers Should Know!
Presented by Scott Cheatham, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Live WebinarFri, Jun 21, 2024 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #4952Level: Advanced2 Hours
The GLP-1 medications have become a popular treatment for individuals with type II diabetes or obesity. Healthcare providers must understand these medications, including the benefits, adverse effects, and contraindications. For some individuals, these medications can have consequences such as loss of lean mass loss, which can affect their function, health, and longevity. This presentation will provide an evidence-based update on this topic.

Optimizing the Measures: Advanced Utilization and Strategies to Ensure Sustainability for Outcome Measures
Presented by Christopher Curran, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4950Level: Advanced2 Hours
Recent research reveals a continued lack of outcome measure utilization in the clinic despite efforts from the APTA over the last ten years. This course will explore barriers to the sustainability of outcome measure programs in the clinic and discuss recent evidence demonstrating the power of outcome measures regarding prognosis, plan of care, and clinician decision-making for the stroke population.

Implementing a Supervised Group-Based Otago Exercise Program With Frail Older Adults
Presented by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4983Level: Introductory2 Hours
This presentation will guide physical and occupational therapists through the process of integrating the Otago Exercise Program into a group setting for the frail elderly. Participants will learn the benefits of group-based exercise, practical implementation strategies, and techniques to ensure safety and effectiveness in this vulnerable population. The session will provide a comprehensive understanding of adapting the program to meet the specific needs of frail older adults, fostering improved balance, strength, and fall prevention.

How to Establish a Successful Restorative Aide Program in Long Term Care
Presented by Kevin Cezat, PT, DPT, GCS
Live WebinarWed, Jul 3, 2024 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #4962Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will focus explores the implementation and development of restorative nursing programming in long term care with special focus on impacting quality measures. We will discuss overcoming common barriers, as well as techniques to continue to refine and develop programming to impact patient outcomes.

Medicare Part B Coding and Billing: Compliance is Key!
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4964Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This seminar offers an in-depth review of Medicare Part B coding and billing. It covers CPT coding, unit-to-minute conversion, appropriate use of evaluation codes, and caregiver education codes. The seminar reviews the most commonly billed codes. Using multiple examples, clinicians learn how to comply with coding, maintain thorough documentation to support skilled interventions, and avoid common errors. The seminar also discusses elements known to trigger medical reviews, including coding and documentation to support the plan of care. It explores tips and strategies for successfully managing medical reviews.

Novel Dual Task Processing Ideas for the Pediatric Patient: PT and OT Applications
Presented by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT
Live WebinarWed, Jul 10, 2024 at 6:00 pm EDT
Course: #4984Level: Advanced2 Hours
This presentation introduces innovative techniques designed to enhance dual task processing in pediatric patients. PT and OT providers will explore a variety of strategies that integrate cognitive and motor tasks, aiming to improve functional outcomes in young patients with diverse needs. Through detailed examples and practical applications, therapists will gain valuable insights into implementing these dual task interventions effectively within their practice.

Optimizing Core Retraining, Part 1
Presented by Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
Live WebinarFri, Jul 12, 2024 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #4958Level: Advanced2 Hours
Rehab providers talk about "the core" frequently, especially for their patients with spine and lower extremity dysfunction. However, there is a wide range of practice patterns and little consensus regarding optimally training the core. This two-part course overviews current evidence and evidence-supported practices to optimize core retraining.

Neonatal Hydrotherapy and Therapeutic Bathing in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Presented by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4947Level: Introductory2 Hours
To a newborn, neonatal units appear exceedingly loud, astonishingly bright, unbelievably chaotic and intermittently painful. Providers do everything they can to maximize the peace and comfort of their charges, but only so much can be done. So, any technique which can reduce pain, decrease physical stressors, induce sleep, and increase hunger and the tendency to suck…. all without robbing the infant of energy, is like a gift from the NICU gods. Enter Neonatal Hydrotherapy and Therapeutic Bathing.

Innovative Interventions for Resolving Drop Foot Without AFOs - A Webinar for Physical Therapist Assistants
Presented by Jennifaye V. Brown, PT, MSPT, PhD, NCS, CAPS
Live WebinarWed, Jul 17, 2024 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #4973Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course aims to review the causes of foot drop and offer solutions to address foot drop when an AFO is unavailable or how to modify one to improve gait function. The emphasis will address pre-swing and swing phase interventions within the scope of practice for physical therapist assistants.

Dupuytren's Disease: Current Practice And Treatment
Presented by Stephanie Ye, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, CMOT, CSCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4989Level: Advanced1 Hour
A review of epidemiology, risk factors, and current practices for the treatment of Dupuytren’s disease will be discussed in this course. It will review current practice evaluation processes, as well as conservative and/or surgical intervention ideas for this condition for the return to independence with all meaningful occupations.

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