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Physical Therapy Management of People With Advanced Parkinson's Disease
Presented by Kathryn Hendron, PT, DPT, NCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2550Level: Intermediate2 Hours
In this presentation, we will summarize of the common motor and non-motor symptoms people in the later stages of Parkinson disease experience along with the related functional limitations and restrictions on participation. We will also provide an overview of treatment approaches, appropriate outcome measures, and resources for physical therapists treating people with advanced Parkinson disease. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

High Intensity Exercise: The Evidence and Application in Parkinson's Disease
Presented by Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2548Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Physical Therapy treatment for Parkinson's Disease is often oversimplified and defined as by one or two global approaches. This course will further the discussion of the various subtypes of Parkinson's Disease and explore the evidence supporting high intensity exercise in all forms of PD and Parkinsonism's. Strength, muscular endurance, cardiopulmonary endurance, balance and agility will be addressed as related to PD. We will provide videotape and case study application across 4 different classifications of Parkinson's Disease and reveal applicable treatment strategies within each.

Sensory Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2630Level: Introductory1 Hour
The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Sensory Technologies. This module will cover the content area including technologies for people who are hard of hearing, deaf, have low vision, are blind or who are deaf blind.

Recreational Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2625Level: Introductory1 Hour
The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Recreational Technologies. This module will cover the content area including recreational technologies for people who have motor, cognitive, and/or sensory impairments. Areas addressed include play, games, sports, and exercise.

Abilities Based Dementia Approaches: Single Versus Dual Tasks and Interdisciplinary Collaboration
Presented by Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2534Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will discuss methods for interdisciplinary team collaboration for improving functional abilities in individuals with dementia for greater levels of success during mobility dual-tasking activities, meal times and dining, and across the IADL, ADL and late loss ADL continuation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Mobile Technology: Maximizing Use in Clinical Practice
Presented by Dawn T. Gulick, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2532Level: Introductory2 Hours
There are 42,000-97,000 health-related mobile apps. There are about 1,000 new apps per month. How do you know what apps can enhance your clinical knowledge? Which apps contain correct content? How do you know if an app is worth purchasing? These are just a few of the questions addressed by this webinar.

Integrating the Neuro Exam Into Daily Practice
Presented by Rosanne Thomas, PT, MS, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2523Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This presentation will instruct the seasoned and novice clinician in the purpose and procedure of the Neurological Examination correlating clinical findings with an understanding of specific pathology. It will also teach a functional problem-based approach for efficient and appropriate selection of exam components to verify diagnosis and develop an accurate POC. Some familiarity with the central and peripheral nervous system is helpful.

Alternative and Augmentative Communication: Preparing for the ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2633Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course presents Alternative and Augmentative Communication. Definitions, terminology, access methods and strategies to optimize use will be addressed. Mounting and interfacing with power wheelchairs will also be presented.

Cognitive Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2638Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course presents cognitive technologies which are designed to increase independence and safety for clients with cognitive impairments. Content includes definitions and categories of equipment, as well as examples.

Postpartum Physical Therapy Examination
Presented by Cynthia Neville, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2522Level: Intermediate2 Hours
All women should be evaluated by a physical therapist in the immediate postpartum period. This course will explain the rationale for the postpartum physical therapy examination, describe the components of this specialized exam, and demonstrated technique for examination and treatment of disorders identified in the postpartum examination. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Editor's Note: Regarding Pennsylvania credits, this course is approved by the PA State Board of Physical Therapy for .5 hour of Direct Access CE credit and 1.5 hour of General CE Credit from7/15/17-12/31/18.