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Ethics in Practice: Examining Medical Errors: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure
Presented by Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3481Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course examines the role of physical therapists and physical therapists assistants in the prevention of medical errors. Topics discussed include APTA Code of Ethics Analysis, creating a culture of safety and the economic impact of medical errors. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Sleep Recommendations for Competitive Athletes
Presented by John Boudreaux, EdD, PT, LAT, ATC, SCS
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3365Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will educate participants on the effect of sleep deprivation on exercise and athletic performance, identification of barriers as well as possible solutions with appropriate sleep recommendations and implementation for athletes at various competition levels. The participants will be able to assess their own practice and make immediate recommendations to athletes and staff members regarding the sleep habits of competitive athletes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

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.

Wheelchair Seating: Considerations for the Hands-Free Sitter
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3585Level: Advanced1 Hour
Wheelchair seating is designed to provide postural support and alignment, stability for function and mitigate pressure issues. This course will address assessment and intervention when working with a client who can sit without the support of their hands, referred to as the ‘hands-free’ sitter.