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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.

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.