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Welcome to the Hospital! An Introduction to Acute Care Physical Therapy
Presented by Emily Fleischman, PT, DPT, GCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3865Level: Introductory2 Hours
Starting a job in acute care, or returning to it after a hiatus, can be an overwhelming prospect! This course aims to provide the clinician with a structure that empowers them to walk into the hospital with knowledge and confidence. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Tools to Optimize Quality Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care: Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3985Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This session will review practical and cost-effective strategies care providers can implement to impact these areas. Following the framework of person-centered care, providers will hear about meaningful and purposeful activity, sensory, technology, and wellness strategies they can implement to mitigate the potentially harmful effects of isolation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Power Wheelchair Advanced Features
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3990Level: Advanced2 Hours
Power wheelchairs do far more than drive – the driving method can be used to navigate and control other features including Reverse, Speeds, Power Seating, or an Interfaced Assistive Technology device (i.e. a communication device). Power Wheelchairs can send Bluetooth signals to control devices such as tablets and smartphones. Finally, new SMART technologies are making power wheelchairs safer and more efficient for everyone. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Positioning for Function: The Trunk and Extremities
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3992Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will present common trunk asymmetries seen in wheelchair seating with suggested strategies to address each challenge. Providing as neutral a trunk position as possible improves overall posture, stability, and function. This course will then systematically address potential upper and lower extremity positioning challenges with suggested interventions. By specifically positioning the extremities, the seating system provides stability, function and even protection from injury. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Outcome Measures in Spinal Cord Injury
Presented by Kristen Cezat, PT, DPT, NCS, ATP/SMS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3869Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will review outcome measures commonly used in everyday clinical practice for clients with spinal cord injury and their importance in functional goals. Outcome measures discussed will include the ASIA Impairment Scale, 10 Meter Walk Test, 6 Minute Walk Test, Timed Up and Go, Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury II, and Berg Balance Scale. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Oncologic Pharmacology for the Rehabilitation Professional
Presented by Stephen Morris, PT, PhD, FACSM
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3894Level: Intermediate2 Hours
A vast array of drugs are used to treat patients with cancer. This webinar will introduce the attendee to the basic pharmacology of these drugs, the mechanism of action of different classes of these drugs, and frequently observed adverse effects of these drugs. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Advanced Vestibular topics: Examination, Differential Diagnosis, and Interventions
Presented by Puneet Dhaliwal, PT, DPT, MA, NCS, CEEAA, CSRS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3866Level: Advanced2 Hours
This advanced-level course will discuss various examination techniques, differential diagnosis, and treatments associated with peripheral and central vestibular conditions. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Georgia Ethics and Jurisprudence
Presented by Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD, Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, OTR/L
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3918Level: Intermediate4 Hours
PTs and PTAs in the state of GA are required to complete a 4 hour course on jurisprudence and ethics for license renewal. This course reviews the jurisprudence and ethics components as outlined by the Georgia Board of Physical Therapy and is applicable for PTs and PTAs licensed in the state of Georgia.

Improving Your Professional Writing: Tips to Assignment and Publishing Success
Presented by Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3988Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course aims to elevate your writing skills and improve the ability to communicate in academic, professional and research environments. Learners will examine tricky writing conventions, citations, writing organization, and professional voice, along with the chart writing habits we need to un-learn to communicate outside of our profession! This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Providing Intervention for Children With Unilateral Cerebral Palsy
Presented by Lisa Kenyon, PT, DPT, PhD, PCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3833Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course provides an overview of the functional issues and concerns experienced by children with unilateral (hemiplegic) cerebral palsy as well as evidence-based interventions to address these issues, including the use of handling and facilitation techniques, environmental adaptation, and motor control interventions. Outcome measures for use with children who have unilateral cerebral palsy will also be presented and discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.