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Contemporary Guidelines for Exercise and Diabetes: Application to Physical Therapy Cases
Presented by Gina Pariser, PT, LDE, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3387Level: Introductory2 Hours
Physical activity is established as an important therapy in the prevention and management of diabetes and diabetes-related health comorbidities. This course reviews new guidelines related to physical activity for improving glucose control and cardiovascular health in people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and highlights ways to apply these guidelines in different physical therapy cases. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

PT Management of Soccer Injuries
Presented by Carol Mack, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, PN-1
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3361Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This presentation will allow PT professionals to manage injuries in soccer athletes by understanding the demands of the sport, common injuries, and sport-specific rehabilitation. Functional testing for return to sport will also be addressed.This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Positional Head Deformities in the NICU: Types and Prevention
Presented by Michele Hyams, PT, DPT, CNT, DCS, CIMI
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3368Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will review the types of head shape changes that are frequently encountered in the neonatal population. It will present an interactive way of positioning for the therapist along with the rest of the family-centered care team to prevent positional deformities during an infant's time in the NICU. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Decreasing Fall Risk with Aquatic Therapeutic Interventions
Presented by Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3374Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will focus on integrating specific aquatic interventions to improve balance and decrease the risk of falling based to maximize the patient’s plan of care. Utilizing research findings and clinical pearls we will link balance tests and impairments to specific interventions for aquatic exercise and integrated home program. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Ethics in Rehabilitation: A Clinical Perspective for Therapists
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3413Level: Intermediate3 Hours
In this seminar, practical information about ethics is provided from a clinical perspective. Basic principles of ethics as they relate to healthcare and therapy are reviewed. Behaviors that are considered unethical by most credentialing bodies are considered as well as health care/therapy codes of ethics. The CELIBATE and RIPS methods for analyzing ethical dilemmas are reviewed with case studies to demonstrate use. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Rest and Recovery: Best Practices to Maximize Muscle Strength
Presented by Amy Ashmore, PhD
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3409Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The course covers new research on how to use intra-set and between rest periods effectively during strength training. Also covers how to program intermittent rest (between day) and recovery periods to avoid overtraining and detraining. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Clinical Use of the Reformer for the Upper Body
Presented by Rhondi Miller, PT, MS, SCS, ATC
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3330Level: Intermediate2 Hours
A reformer is an effective tool for rehabilitating the upper body. This course will provide exercises appropriate for progressing upper extremity rehab from scapular control to glenohumeral stability, to fully-integrated shoulder girdle training. Exercises focus on the concepts of motor control, stability/mobility system balance, movement competency and training functional movement patterning. This is part four of our four-part series on Pilates. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Pain Management in Long Term Care
Presented by Todd Olson, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3376Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course focuses on pain management programming in the long-term care setting from a therapist perspective as well as the interdisciplinary team approach. Participants will be able to define the classifications of pain, discuss how and why to implement pain management programming, understand the assessment process, identify skilled treatment options including a review of physical agents, and understand the components skilled documentation. This course is directly related to the practice physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Functional Electrical Stimulation in Neurorehabilitation
Presented by Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3393Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course provides a review of the principles of functional electrical stimulation (FES) and will identify and discuss the various uses of FES in the rehabilitation of persons with neurological injury or pathology. The course will focus on FES in the upper extremity, in gait, and as a means of facilitating exercises. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Prevention and Management of Overuse Injuries Associated with Cycling
Presented by Michael T. Lebec, PT, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3375Level: Introductory2 Hours
As cycling becomes an increasingly popular form of fitness, it is important for physical therapists and other health care practitioners to understand how to effectively diagnose and manage injuries that result from participation in this activity. Because cyclists tend to spend significant hours in the saddle, many of these conditions are classified as overuse problems and are difficult to resolve. This course will provide a comprehensive overview, which describes how overuse conditions association with cycling develop, how the physical therapist’s exam is used to identify problems associated with these injuries and discuss effective intervention plans for enhancing recovery. Strategies for preventing the onset of overuse syndromes associated with cycling will also be discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.