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Making Sense of Meltdowns: How to Identify and Intervene for Children with Sensory Based Disruptive Behaviors
Presented by Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2737Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course emphasizes how to incorporate sensory strategies for self-regulation in school-based therapy, clinic-based services, and home health services to promote participation and performance in varied environments, including the school context. Emphasis will be on preventing behaviors and meltdowns related to sensory processing, collaborating with teachers and parents to implement into daily routines, and monitoring outcomes for documentation and program evaluation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

OT and PT Support for Literacy in Schools
Presented by Jean Polichino, MS, OTR, FAOTA
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2853Level: Advanced1 Hour
In order to support efforts to increase student participation and improve studentperformance in literacy activities, school-based occupational therapy and physicaltherapy practitioners must understand the sequence of literacy development, the scope of skills involved and the accessibility issues that can arise for struggling learners. Interventions appropriate for OT and PT at individual, group and systems levels will be discussed.

Wound Care: Basic Concepts and Treatments
Presented by Jennifer A Gardner, PT, DPT, MHA, CWS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2749Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will discuss basic wound care definitions, concepts, and treatments. Participants will be able to identify wound types based on clinical presentation, suggest appropriate dressings and treatments, and understand when a referral to an outside specialist is warranted. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Lower Extremity Aquatic Training Focusing On TKA & THA
Presented by Lori Sherlock, Ed.D, MS, ATRIC, AEA Fitness Specialist, CSCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2703Level: Introductory2 Hours
Utilize the properties of water to aid in a faster, more comprehensive recovery from TKAs and THAs. Learn how to employ techniques to promote soft tissue healing, reduce pain and swelling, while increasing motor control, strength, and mobility. This course is directly to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Dynamic Stability with Peyow Aqua Pilates
Presented by Anne Pringle Burnell, Certified Stott Pilates Instructor Trainer, CAFS, AEA, ACE, AF, AFAA, NASM
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2704Level: Introductory2 Hours
Introduction to Dynamic Stability using the Pilates Method incorporates Pilates basic principles, apparatus and mat exercises adapted for the aquatic environment, and dynamic stabilization focusing on three key areas; the lumbo-pelvic region, the scapular region, and the ankles. This webinar includes Case Studies: Changes in Dynamic Balance Measurements within Participants with Physical Disabilities, published 2015. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Aquatic Gait Training
Presented by Marty Biondi, PT, CSCS, ATRIC
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2697Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Walking is the most common activity performed on a daily basis by the majority of the world, but gait deviations can render one minimally functional. Deviations can be based on pain, structural discrepancies, orthopedic conditions, and it is of utmost importance that a therapist be competent in recognizing deficits, and equally, in providing efficient management of the condition. The first part of this class will discuss the difference between land and water walking, so as to be able to provide accurate and efficient use of the water to address such deficiencies the second half of this class. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Editor's Note: Regarding Pennsylvania credits, this course is approved by the PA State Board of Physical Therapy for 1.5 hours of general and .5 DA CE credit from 6/21/2017-12/31/2018.

Functional Exercises to Improve ADLs
Presented by Kimberly Huff, MS, CSCS, CHES
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2709Level: Introductory2 Hours
This workshop presents the why and how of functional aquatic exercises. The presentation includes evidenced-based exercises, including intensity progressions using the properties of the water and equipment options, to improve ability to perform ADLs. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

PNF Loaded Movement Training for Aquatic Therapy
Presented by Terri Mitchell, PTA, BA, ATRIC
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2701Level: Introductory2 Hours
An emerging trend known as Loaded Movement Training (LMT) is an effective training program which includes integration of physiological systems, lower compressive forces on the joints and skeletal structures of the body, and multidirectional stability, mobility strength and power. Taking the LMT concepts to the pool uses PNF patterns and buoyant and drag equipment to challenge and condition muscles and fascia and other systems of the body.

The 3Cs to Being an A+ School Based Therapist: Communication, Collaboration and Consultation
Presented by Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2720Level: Introductory2 Hours
The school based setting is unique and rewarding! Gather practical advice in addressing school based therapy challenges through effective communication, collaboration, and consultation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Managing Foot and Ankle Pathology in the Distance Runner
Presented by David Nolan, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2706Level: Intermediate2.5 Hours
Running related injury is common presentation is physical therapy practice. Some studies report over 50% of runners will experience an injury that limits participation at some point. The majority of injuries specific to distance runners will occur in the lower quarter and many of these will involve the lower leg and foot and ankle complex. This course will review the epidemiology of selected running related injuries and provide evidence-based recommendations for examination and treatment. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for PTs, PTAs and ATs.