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Decoding and Understanding Transtibial and Transfemoral Gait Biomechanics and Gait Deviations
Presented by Jared Howell, MS, CPO, LPO
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2653Level: Advanced4 Hours
Please note: This course series is comprised of the following individual recordings: #2612, and #2651.

Part 1 will focus on correctly identifying and understanding gait and gait deviations that occur in individuals with transtibial amputations and Part 2 will focus understanding gait and gait deviations that occur in individuals with transfemoral amputations. The curriculum will address the practical analysis of gait abnormalities in transtibial and transfemoral amputees and how to identify musculoskeletal vs prosthetic causes.

Decoding and Understanding Transfemoral Gait Biomechanics and Gait Deviations
Presented by Jared Howell, MS, CPO, LPO
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2613Level: Advanced2 Hours
The course will focus on correctly identifying and understanding gait and gait deviations that occur in individuals with transfemoral amputations. The curriculum will focus on the practical analysis of gait abnormalities in transfemoral amputees and how to identify musculoskeletal vs prosthetic causes. This course will not cover fundamentals of gait, but will instead focus specifically on variations and deviations common to individuals wearing above knee prostheses. It will be expected that participants will have a thorough knowledge of human locomotion, and have some experience in gait training individuals with transfemoral amputation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Physical Mobility in Women With Chronic Physical Disabilities who are Pregnant or Parenting
Presented by Susan N. Smith, PT, DPT, PCS, Amy Wagner, PT, DPT, GCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2581Level: Introductory2 Hours
As advances in medical care continue to increase the survival of premature infants and infants, more women with chronic physical disabilities such as cerebral palsy and spina bifida are reaching their reproductive years. These women face unique challenges including access to reproductive health care, decreased mobility, and obstacles in caring for their infants. This course will explore the basic physical therapist management of women with chronic physical disability who are pregnant or parenting. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

GBS: GoodBye Symptoms via Physical Therapy Interventions
Presented by Jennifaye V. Brown, PhD, PT, NCS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2458Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The purpose of the course is to provide information regarding etiology and pathology regarding the different types of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS). Medical management and physical therapy interventions will be discussed based on disease progression and regression taking into consideration patient and caregiver perspectives.

Keys For Success: Strategies for Working With Teens and Young Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorders
Presented by Melissa Tovin, PT, MA, PhD, PCS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2588Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Individuals with ASD often struggle with sensory processing disorder, dyspraxia, overweight and obesity, social-communication impairments, anxiety, and impaired cognition and executive functioning, all of which persist into adulthood and can interfere with independent living, paid employment, quality of life, and community participation. This course will explore current knowledge on the impact of ASD throughout the lifespan, discuss the role of physical therapy in serving this population, and identify resources and strategies to empower patients and families for successful transitions to adulthood. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Decoding and Understanding Transtibial Gait Biomechanics and Gait Deviations
Presented by Jared Howell, MS, CPO, LPO
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2605Level: Advanced2 Hours
Decoding and Understanding Gait Deviations is a course designed for therapists and allied health professionals. The course will focus on correctly identifying and understanding gait and gait deviations that occur in individuals with transtibial amputations. Curriculum will focus on practical analysis of gait abnormalities in transtibial amputees and how to identify musculoskeletal vs prosthetic causes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

OASIS C2- Overview of Key Changes
Presented by Cindy Krafft, PT, MS, Diana L Kornetti, PT, MA, HCS-D, COS-C
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2603Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Starting January 1, 2017, OASIS C2 will be the new data collection tool for home health agencies. This session will cover the new and updated items and provide a refresher on a few of the items that can be challenging to the clinician.

Service Delivery: Preparing for the ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2620Level: Introductory1 Hour
The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Service Delivery. This module will cover the content area including ethics, standards of practice, information resources, service delivery systems and roles, consumer empowerment, quality assurance, outcomes, product development and liability.

Reducing Hospital Readmissions for Patients With Pulmonary and Cardiac Issues
Presented by Donna Frownfelter, PT, DPT, MA, CCS, RRT, FCCP
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2573Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This presentation will describe the most common types of patients that are re-admitted to the hospital within 30 days. It will then discuss how physical therapy and the interprofessional team can help prevent this problem and improve patient outcomes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Upper Extremity Custom Orthotics - Part 2
Presented by Vanessa Roberts, MS, OTR/L, CHT, CPAM
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3357Level: Introductory1 Hour
This 2-part series will address basic information for creating and modifying custom thermoplastic orthotics for the upper extremity. Education learned from this series will be beneficial to those working in all types of settings. Part 2 will review hand based thumb spica and intrinsic plus ulnar gutter orthotics with video demonstrations provided.Editor's note: There is no sound in the videos.