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Clinical Application of Therapeutic Ultrasound
Presented by Paul Higgins, PT, DPT, MPT, ATC, CSCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3088Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will provide an entry-level review of the clinical application of therapeutic ultrasound. The instructor will use the available literature to support appropriate ultrasound parameters based on tissue pathology, type and location. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Patient-Centered Strategies to Managing Geriatric Chronic Pain in Home Health
Presented by Olaide Oluwole-Sangoseni, PT, PhD, DPT, MSc, GCS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3054Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The current opioid epidemic in the United States has renewed focus on the importance of non-pharmacologic approaches to management of chronic pain. Physical therapists in home health find the treatment of elderly with chronic pain challenging because of the atypical presentation of pain due to comorbidities and other factors unique to the practice setting.

Combined Training: Evidence-Based Practice Strength and Conditioning Programming
Presented by Amy Ashmore, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3039Level: Advanced2 Hours
Based on the latest muscle physiology research, discover how to develop strength and conditioning programs to account for interference theory along with recently discovered muscle clocks and the role that they play in muscle performance and rehabilitation outcomes. Packed with real-world clinical applications and sample routines, this course is designed with the working professional and immediate field application in mind.

Developmental Coordination Disorder Defined: Understanding the Clumsy Child
Presented by Erin Iverson, PT, DPT, PCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3058Level: Introductory2 Hours
Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is a diagnosis that affects 5-6% of the population though often goes untreated as it is not often medically diagnosed. This course will educate therapy providers on the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of DCD to promote optimal outcomes for individuals with DCD.

Orthopedic Conditions in Pediatrics: A Primer for Physical Therapy Professionals
Presented by Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez, PT, DPT, PhD, CNT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3067Level: Intermediate2.5 Hours
This course is designed to be an introductory overview of select orthopedic conditions in children, including presentation, examination, intervention, and possible causes for a referral. The aim is to provide clinicians with a framework for orthopedic evidence-based clinical decision-making in order to recognize and address orthopedic problems, optimize patient outcomes, and refer patients who may require care out of their scope of practice.

Evaluating the Wrist: The Basics
Presented by Rachel Pigott, OTR/L, CHT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3042Level: Introductory1 Hour
This webinar will introduce the learner to the basic tenets of wrist evaluation. Attendees will learn to decide which testing is appropriate based upon patient report and symptoms guided by knowledge of anatomical structures. In addition, interpretation of findings will be examined in order to develop an appropriate client centered plan of care. The content of this course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and evaluation and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Using Imaging to Your Advantage: The Upper Extremity and Differential Diagnosis
Presented by John Heick, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, NCS, SCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3063Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The subject matter of this course will include (1) a review of principles of upper extremity imaging, (2) differential diagnosis of the upper extremity, (3) incorporating imaging with the clinical examination, and (4) case studies designed to assist clinicians in matching imaging to the clinical examination.

Pennsylvania Act 31 of 2014: Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Training
Presented by David Stein, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3706Level: Introductory2 Hours
This webinar is designed to meet the requirements of biennial licensure renewal for healthcare licensees in Pennsylvania. Content includes the nature of the child welfare system in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the aspects of child abuse in Pennsylvania law, potential indicators of child abuse, the provisions and responsibilities for reporting suspected child abuse, and how to make appropriate referrals to the child welfare system.

Positioning the Pelvis
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3157Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The position of the pelvis very much determines the position of the trunk and lower extremities and so achieving and maintaining the optimal position is critical. This course will present common pelvic asymmetries with suggested strategies to address each challenge. Providing as neutral a pelvic position as possible improves overall posture, stability and function.

Examination and Treatment of Ataxia Following Cerebellar Damage
Presented by Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3027Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Normal movement is smooth and accurate, but damage to the cerebellum disrupts this ability to make coordinated movements and causes ataxia which impacts all aspects of movement. This course will provide clinically applicable, evidence-based strategies for the identification, examination, and treatment of persons with ataxia. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.