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When to Say When: Treatment Parameters for Home Health Therapy for People with Cardiovascular or Pulmonary Pathologies
Presented by Pamela Bartlo, PT, DPT, CCS
Live WebinarFri, Aug 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3465Level: Intermediate2 Hours
PTs and PTAs often treat patients with cardiovascular or pulmonary pathologies in home health soon after hospitalization or exacerbation. These patients are often physiologically unstable and require monitoring during progression of function and activity. This course will provide PTs and PTAs a guide to determining patient status and parameters for progression of rehab. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Ethics in Rehabilitation: A Clinical Perspective for Therapists
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3413Level: Intermediate3 Hours
In this seminar, practical information about ethics is provided from a clinical perspective. Basic principles of ethics as they relate to healthcare and therapy are reviewed. Behaviors that are considered unethical by most credentialing bodies are considered as well as health care/therapy codes of ethics. The CELIBATE and RIPS methods for analyzing ethical dilemmas are reviewed with case studies to demonstrate use. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Rest and Recovery: Best Practices to Maximize Muscle Strength
Presented by Amy Ashmore, PhD
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3409Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The course covers new research on how to use intra-set and between rest periods effectively during strength training. Also covers how to program intermittent rest (between day) and recovery periods to avoid overtraining and detraining. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Fuel for Optimal Care: The Role of Nutrition in Home Health Therapy
Presented by Patrick Berner, PT, DPT, RDN
Live WebinarFri, Aug 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3472Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will provide home health therapy practitioners with the resources and skills to implement nutrition into patient care. While considering patients' needs and their readiness to change, along with respect for professional scopes of practice and the potential need for referral, to provide the most appropriate nutritional intervention. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Clinical Use of the Reformer for the Upper Body
Presented by Rhondi Miller, PT, MS, SCS, ATC
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3330Level: Intermediate2 Hours
A reformer is an effective tool for rehabilitating the upper body. This course will provide exercises appropriate for progressing upper extremity rehab from scapular control to glenohumeral stability, to fully-integrated shoulder girdle training. Exercises focus on the concepts of motor control, stability/mobility system balance, movement competency and training functional movement patterning. This is part four of our four-part series on Pilates. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Pain Management in Long Term Care
Presented by Todd Olson, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3376Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course focuses on pain management programming in the long-term care setting from a therapist perspective as well as the interdisciplinary team approach. Participants will be able to define the classifications of pain, discuss how and why to implement pain management programming, understand the assessment process, identify skilled treatment options including a review of physical agents, and understand the components skilled documentation. This course is directly related to the practice physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Functional Electrical Stimulation in Neurorehabilitation
Presented by Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3393Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course provides a review of the principles of functional electrical stimulation (FES) and will identify and discuss the various uses of FES in the rehabilitation of persons with neurological injury or pathology. The course will focus on FES in the upper extremity, in gait, and as a means of facilitating exercises. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Prevention and Management of Overuse Injuries Associated with Cycling
Presented by Michael T. Lebec, PT, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3375Level: Introductory2 Hours
As cycling becomes an increasingly popular form of fitness, it is important for physical therapists and other health care practitioners to understand how to effectively diagnose and manage injuries that result from participation in this activity. Because cyclists tend to spend significant hours in the saddle, many of these conditions are classified as overuse problems and are difficult to resolve. This course will provide a comprehensive overview, which describes how overuse conditions association with cycling develop, how the physical therapist’s exam is used to identify problems associated with these injuries and discuss effective intervention plans for enhancing recovery. Strategies for preventing the onset of overuse syndromes associated with cycling will also be discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Endurance Assessment and Intervention
Presented by Pamela Bartlo, PT, DPT, CCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3404Level: Intermediate2 Hours
It is important to assess a patient's endurance and then provide interventions to improve it. It is not enough to just say someone has decreased endurance. We need to quantify it and progress it. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Tele-Rehabilitation: Demystifying the Use of Technology to Deliver Physical Therapy
Presented by Donald Hayes, PT, GTC
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3334Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Educate clinicians to the evidence and approaches to perform physical therapy via tele-rehabilitation. The course will cover patient care from evaluation through discharge and a variety of diagnoses. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.