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Legal Practice (Jurisprudence) in Indiana
Presented by Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3432Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This one-hour course will cover the jurisprudence portion of the two hour Indiana jurisprudence and ethics requirement.

Achieving Health Equity for LGBTQ People
Presented by Alex Keuroghlian, MD, MPH
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2863Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
Engagement of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) populations is critical to providing culturally-responsive care and population-based health to reduce health disparities. This session provides an overview of LGBTQ health disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high quality care to LGBTQ people at health centers and other health care organizations. Participants will also learn about inclusive and effective communication with LGBTQ patients.

Total Joint Arthroplasty Updates
Presented by Alisa Curry, PT, DPT, GTC, GCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2819Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course helps to highlight the latest changes to total joint arthroplasty at all levels of care, Medicare's Comprehensive Center for Joint Replacement and how it impacts the clinical interventions we should be providing. This serves to highlight the importance of interprofessional relationships, the improvements in our clinical presentation and how we can meet these advances. This is course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Pharmacology Implications in Acute/Critical Care Physical Therapist Practice
Presented by Katherine S. Harris, PT, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2786Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course, utilizing a case study approach, will look at the pharmacologic implications related to physical therapist evaluation and treatment of patients in acute/critical care. The course will review basic pharmacological processes and include implications related to anticoagulants, cardiac medications, and sedatives and hypnotics.

The Role of Lab Values in Clinical Decision Making and Patient Safety for the Acutely Ill Patient
Presented by Adele Myszenski, PT, MPT
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2792Level: Introductory2 Hours
This two-hour online course will review why lab values and vital signs such as hemoglobin, potassium, glucose, blood pressure, heart rate and others are essential clinical tools to determine appropriateness for rehab interventions of acutely ill patients. Normal and abnormal values, as well as steps clinicians, can take to monitor the patient’s response will be discussed. Finally, patient care case studies will be presented and are designed to help the learner problem solve and improve clinical decision making related to labs and vitals. The course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore applicable to PTs and PTAs.

Caseload to Workload: A Data-Driven Approach to School-Based OT and PT Services
Presented by Jean Polichino, MS, OTR, FAOTA
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2927Level: Advanced2 Hours
Based on recommendations from the therapy professions, participants will identify methodologies for data collection, organization and analysis regarding the various activities and tasks they are asked to perform in their districts. They will learn how to utilize this data to help inform and influence administrative decisions regarding therapy staffing and service delivery.

It's Not Just Diagonals - Incorporating PNF into Acute Care Practice
Presented by Brian Hickman, PT, DPT, GCS, NCS, CSRS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2794Level: Introductory2 Hours
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) is a technique that can help therapists optimize the efficiency, strength, and quality of movement in a wide variety of patients and situations. This course will describe how PNF is more than just knowing Dl and D2 patterns, and how it can be incorporated into the acute care environment and improve outcomes.

Death & Dying: Things You Need To Know But Were Afraid To Ask
Presented by Sharon L. Gorman, PT, DPTSc, GCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2811Level: Intermediate2 Hours
One experience links all humans regardless of the variety of factors that may differentiate us, death. Learn about open-ended communication techniques, including specific questions, to help open dialog with patients and their families, and gain a clear understanding of what physical therapy can offer those at the end of their life. (Trigger warning: discussions of death, dying, sickness, and old age will occur during this session). This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Bowel Dysfunction and Why it Matters to the General Orthopedic Patients and Athletes
Presented by Susan Clinton, PT, DScPT, OCS, WCS, FAAOMPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2700Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This session will align pelvic health bowel dysfunction and Its implications on the effects of thoracolumbar/ hip diagnosis in the general and athletic outpatient population. It is time to widen the screen and look at the convergent neurological factors that link spinal dysfunction to bowel health and present current research evidence and clinical practice guidelines to help clinicians recognize the implications of physiological drivers, and understand when to treat and when to refer. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Neurologic Gait Analysis, Treatment, and Measurement: Case-Based Interventions for the PTA, Part II: Lesions of the Subcortex
Presented by Jennifaye V. Brown, PhD, PT, NCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2714Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The purpose of this course is to review typical stroke lesions of the subcortex 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. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.