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Aquatic Therapy Basics - Principles and Benefits
Presented by Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3026Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
Aquatic Therapy Basics will focus on why we use water as a modality in our clinics. We will discuss the principles of water and how these impact our treatments. We will learn the contraindications, precautions and how the major systems of the body are impacted by the principles of water. Finally, we will discuss the therapeutic benefits of the use of water with a case study review.

On-field and Sideline Evaluation of Concussion
Presented by Tamara McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2691Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will review the recommended on-field and sideline evaluation, management and referral plan for suspected head trauma. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Accessibility Consultation, Environmental Modifications, and Universal Design
Presented by Shoshana Shamberg, OTR/L, MS, FAOTA
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2897Level: Advanced2 Hours
Accessibility consultation is a growing specialty for medical and design/build professionals. This training program provides a common language and understanding of the specialized knowledge and skills needed to implement a team approach to service delivery. Crucial knowledge includes UD design principles, legislative compliance, design/build problems/solutions, and specialized products to promote safety, independence and quality of life for both caregivers and consumers. Using case studies and a multi-media format, practical applications and problem solving strategies using a team bulding approach will be presented to help eliminate environmental barriers using universal design principles.

Medical Marijuana Use in Children and Implication for Physical Therapy Professionals
Presented by Laura Borgelt, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2803Level: Introductory2 Hours
As use of medical cannabis increases with expanding medical cannabis laws, physical therapists are considering what role they may play in caring for patients who use medical cannabis. This webinar will discuss the potential mechanisms of action and uses of cannabis, various formulations and uses for cannabis, patient safety issues, and communication strategies for discussing cannabis use with patients.

Chair Yoga for Every-Body
Presented by Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2887Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide introductory information for seated chair yoga for patients of all ages and abilities.

Sports Nutrition Principles for Training and Recovery - Strategies to Optimize Performance
Presented by Monique Ryan, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2813Level: Intermediate2 Hours
A comprehensive review of the latest macronutrient recommendations for athletes for training and competition, fueling and hydration guidelines and applied case studies for review. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Differentiating Headaches with a Focus on Cervicogenic Headaches
Presented by John Heick, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, NCS, SCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2823Level: Advanced2 Hours
The subject matter of this course will include (1) the classification of headaches, (2) differential diagnosis of headaches, (3) clinical patterns for cervicogenic headaches and intervention options, and (4) case studies designed to assist clinicians in matching interventions to the appropriate type of headache.

Neurologic Gait Analysis, Treatment, and Measurement: Case-Based Interventions for the PTA, Part III: Lesions of the Cerebellum
Presented by Jennifaye V. Brown, PhD, PT, NCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2710Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The purpose of this course is to review typical stroke lesions of the cerebellum and describe resulting impairments that may be observed during gait. Using a systems approach, the PTA will be instructed how to formulate interventions within their scope of practice and the established plan of care to improve gait impairments. The presentation will utilize a case-based approach to demonstrate and summarize application of the material. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Seating and Mobility within the Long Term Care Setting
Presented by Vikram Pagpatan, MS, OTR/L, ATP
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2892Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide the clinical information needed to evaluate clients for seating and mobility needs within a long term care setting. Clinical information on the evaluation, subsequent recommendations, special considerations and strategies for staff training/follow up will also be discussed.

How a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Can Improve Clinical Outcomes
Presented by Chris Wilson, PT, DScPT, DPT, GCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2812Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This session will describe the concepts of a comprehensive geriatric assessment and how a multi-system, interdisciplinary assessment and management of older adults can assist in improving the quality of life. Concepts will include physical assessment, vision, hearing, frailty pharmacology and home and community assessment and the physical therapist/physical therapist assistant’s role in these areas. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.