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The Challenge of Keeping Assessments Standardized
Presented by Deanne Fay, PT, DPT, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3520Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Therapists face challenges every day attempting to administer standardized assessments to children who need individualized instruction. This course will discuss the challenges and potential consequences to using alterations in testing procedures, helping therapists understand how easy it is to end up modifying testing without realizing it. Alternative strategies and appropriate mechanisms of reporting scores will be presented. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

The Continuum of Developmental Care from Admit to Discharge: An Overview
Presented by Michele Hyams, PT, DPT, CNT, DCS, CIMI
Live WebinarWed, Nov 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST
Course: #3524Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course is a beginner course to understand the therapist's flow of care throughout the infants stay in NICU. It focuses on utilizing the entire team including the families. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Evaluation & Treatment of Coccydynia
Presented by Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3503Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course provides an overview of the etiology behind coccydynia as well as practical tips on evaluation and treatment of this common dysfunction. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Common Skin Infections and Conditions in Athletics
Presented by Ryan Musgrave, EdD, AT, ATC
Live WebinarWed, Nov 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST
Course: #3531Level: Introductory2 Hours
Health-care providers are expected to diagnose and treat a wide variety of injuries, illnesses, and conditions. Skin infections and conditions are often overlooked, this presentation will help healthcare providers identify and manage many different types of skin conditions. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Getting Ready for PDPM: Group and Concurrent Therapy
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3530Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The new Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM), going into effect on Oct. 1, 2019, sets a combined 25 percent limit on concurrent and group therapy per therapy discipline provided. What does this mean for your therapy practice? This webinar will review definitions and best practice guidelines, including documentation, for group and concurrent therapy in skilled nursing facilities. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA

IEP and IFSP 101: Everything You Need to Know - Planning to Implementation
Presented by Laura Ritter
Live WebinarFri, Nov 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #3537Level: Introductory1 Hour
Related Service providers at all levels benefit from learning more on the IEP and IFSP process. This course will review the legal requirements, cover qualifying disabilities and establish procedures for meetings with students and families. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Factors which Influence Motor Learning - Merging Psychological and Movement Science Evidence into Practice
Presented by Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3500Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Rehabilitation professionals have long known that factors such as practice and feedback can impact motor learning in our patients and that how we manipulate these factors can either facilitate or obstruct motor learning and neuroplasticity. More recent research has elucidated the influence of psychological contribution to the optimization of motor learning, and this course will focus on cognitive, motivational and attentional variables, and how these may be utilized in the traditional motor learning paradigm to improve outcomes in rehabilitation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Stroke Rehabilitation: Maximizing Recovery in Acute and Chronic Cases
Presented by Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT
Live WebinarMon, Nov 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm EST
Course: #3549Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This presentation will include practical clinical applications of the latest evidence in recovery from stroke: acute and chronic. Participants should be ready to challenge commonly-held beliefs and practices about stroke rehabilitation in terms of timing and potential; learned nonuse; and the viability of neuroplasticity for persons > 1-year post stroke. Practical applications in this course through video case studies may stretch your mind on how to promote neuroplasticity in all patients. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Individualizing Balance Programs Across the Degenerative Diseases
Presented by Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT
Live WebinarTue, Nov 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm EST
Course: #3550Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This session will expose participants to contemporary and future advances in balance rehabilitation for persons with a degenerative disease. Evidence in the literature and practical videotape applications will reveal how to objectively test and how to create a corresponding balance program for this population. Considerations of diagnosis, examination results, personality, cognition, and environmental resources are only a few of the considerations that will be directly addressed in this session across the spectrum of multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson and related diseases (PD), Alzheimer disease (AD), multiple systems atrophy (MSA) and cerebellar degenerative conditions. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Balance Outcome Measures – Selection and Utilization
Presented by Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Live WebinarWed, Nov 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST
Course: #3548Level: Introductory2 Hours
Balance is a common focus of rehabilitation intervention, and objective assessment of balance is critical for guiding intervention and demonstrating patient progress. An understanding of the basics of balance outcome measures, how to select them, and how to utilize them correctly will enhance therapists’ practice and patient outcomes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.