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Wrist Detective: Investigating Traumatic Wrist Injuries
Presented by Rachel Pigott, OTR/L, CHT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2873Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will investigate three common FOOSH (fall on outstretched hand) injuries. The wrist detective will learn methods used in diagnosing these injuries, factors associated with greater severity of injury and both surgical intervention and rehabilitation post surgically.

Understanding Multi-Trauma Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries
Presented by Carol Recor, OTR/L, CHT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2882Level: Advanced1 Hour
Developing a treatment plan for multi-trauma hand and upper extremity injuries can be complicated. This lecture will present evidence-based treatment for bony and soft tissue structures, as well as strategies to develop a treatment plan that protects all involved structures.

Congenital Heart Disease: Rehabilitation Considerations for the Pediatric Population.
Presented by Krista Gabello, PT, DPT, PCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2654Level: Intermediate2.5 Hours
Cardiopulmonary disease processes and the medical interventions necessary to treat them can impact growth and development across the lifespan. This course reviews major congenital heart disease pathologies, surgical interventions and the medical course that influence pediatric rehabilitation across the continuum of acute post-op to home care. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Wheelchair Seating for Kids: What's Different?
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2729Level: Advanced2 Hours
The goals of wheelchair seating are to provide adequate postural support, stability, alignment, function, and pressure relief. Children are not just miniature adults and additional factors must be considered to achieve successful outcomes.

A Comprehensive Approach to the Complex Patient with Dual Diagnosis of TBI & SCI Part 1: Functional Impact, Medical Complexity and Neuropsychological and Psychological Approaches to Treatment.
Presented by Sarah E. Caston, PT, DPT, NCS, Laurie Nash, PhD, ABPP
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2649Level: Advanced2 Hours
Part 1 of the presentation “A Comprehensive Approach to the Complex Patient with Dual Diagnosis of TBI & SCI” discusses incidence, diagnostic issues, medical complexities and functional impact for patients with co-occurring TBI & SCI. This presentation has an inter-disciplinary focus that introduces neuropsychological considerations for treatment; such as testing, family education and goal-setting suggestions for developing a plan of care for this patient population. This is an advanced course. The content is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Management of Adhesive Capsulitis
Presented by David Nolan, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2615Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Adhesive Capsulitis is characterized by a painful, gradual loss of motion which may lead to significant functional limitations. This session will review the epidemiology, classification, and differential diagnosis associated with adhesive Capsulitis. Current evidence related to conservative physical therapy management utilizing exercise and joint mobilization will also be reviewed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

The Elbow UCL: "The Epidemic," The Rehabilitation and the Prevention of UCL Injuries in Professional Baseball
Presented by Ryan Bitzel, MPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2611Level: Advanced2 Hours
The basic anatomy of the elbow, mechanism of injury, risk factors and signs and symptoms of UCL injuries in baseball and differential diagnosis of UCL injuries with Ulnar Neuritis and Flexor mass strains will be discussed. An overview of the rehabilitation, including protocols, exercises and throwing programs of a professional baseball player post-op UCL reconstruction will also be discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Cases Across the Continuum of Care: Improving Outcomes Through the Recognition and Prevention of the Unexpected
Presented by Steven Ambler, PT, DPT, MPH, CPH, OCS, Jamie Dyson, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2602Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This educational session will bring together clinicians for the presentation and discussion of clinical cases with unexpected or unintended outcomes. Real patient cases will be presented followed by a discussion period after each case. The discussion will consist of discussion of how the unexpected outcome occurred, how it was addressed, and how it could be prevented in the future. Rationale for these decisions will be supported by available evidence. An overview of the benefits of morbidity and mortality presentations will be given, along with strategies to implement these within one’s own practice or region.

Professional Liability Exposures for Physical Therapy - A Contemporary View
Presented by Jennifer L. Flynn, CPHRM
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2607Level: Introductory2 Hours
This session will explore the value of PT malpractice claims from both an indemnity and an expense perspective, highlighting top areas of loss. The speaker will review claim scenarios, discuss perception of negligence of PTs, and provide risk management strategies. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Filling Your Toolbox with Techniques: Treating Children With ADHD
Presented by Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2614Level: Introductory2 Hours
In recent years, diagnoses of ADHD have considerably increased. This course delves into treatment strategies for home and school to assist children who have difficulty controlling impulsive behaviors, difficulty paying attention, and/or are overly active. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.