Aquatics CEU Courses for PTs

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Introduction to Aquatic Therapy-Back to Basics
Presented by Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS
Live WebinarFri, Jan 31, 2020 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #3614Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will link the therapeutic benefits with the unique properties of water allowing the participant to recognize patients who would most benefit from aquatic therapeutic interventions. This course is intended for the therapist new to aquatic therapy or therapists who refer to aquatic therapy programs and want an improved understanding of the therapeutic value of adding aquatic therapy into a patient’s rehabilitation program. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

What the Doctor Never Told You About Osteoporosis and Aquatics
Presented by Marty Biondi, PT, CSCS, ATRIC
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3601Level: Advanced2 Hours
While Osteoporosis has been categorized as a predominantly older woman’s condition, the fact that it is the cause of 2 million fractures a year, makes it a serious health concern. Typically, the concept of weight-bearing exercise does not lend itself to aquatic interventions, but the current literature is compelling for the use of water as a beneficial alternative for the osteoporosis individual. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Aquatic Interventions for the Upper Quadrant
Presented by Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS
Live WebinarFri, Mar 6, 2020 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #3635Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will examine the functional connections between components of the upper quadrant, discuss common diagnoses, review indications, precautions and contraindications for specific diagnoses as they relate to aquatic therapy. Clinical pearls, current evidence and aquatic progressions for the upper quadrant will be presented through research review, case studies, and video examples. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Documentation and Billing for Aquatic Therapy
Presented by Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3452Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will include documentation "do's and don'ts" including ways to document medical necessity and skilled care in aquatic therapy environments. It will provide updates on Medicare rules and coding related to outpatient aquatic therapy along with sharing key resources to help the therapist stay in compliance. 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.

Aquatic Interventions for Fibromyalgia
Presented by Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3320Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The National Fibromyalgia Association estimates that over 10 million people in the United States are affected by Fibromyalgia and its overlapping conditions. This course will present current research and clinical pearls on incorporating aquatic exercise programs into your treatment plan for individuals with fibromyalgia. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Hip and Knee Arthritis to Joint Replacement: Aquatic Therapy Research Review and Clinical Application
Presented by Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3262Level: Intermediate2 Hours
By presenting the latest research regarding aquatic therapy for individuals with osteoarthritis and/ or total joint replacement, this course aims to assist the clinician in utilizing the unique properties of water to improve their patient’s outcomes. Clinical applications discussed include; aquatic interventions and exercise progressions to improve range of motion, gait, and balance. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Aquatic Lumbar Stabilization Progressions
Presented by Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3121Level: Intermediate2 Hours
By presenting latest research respect to spine stabilization and aquatic therapy for individuals with lumbar spine dysfunction, this course aims to assist the clinician in utilizing the unique properties of water to improve their patient’s outcomes. Clinical applications discussed include; aquatic exercise progressions to reduce pain and improve function. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Beyond the Basics - Putting Aquatic Therapy into Practice
Presented by Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2958Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
Beyond the Basics will take one step further from our basic’s course and give you resources to put aquatic therapy into practice today. We will get into the details of how you can greatly impact your patients with the use of aquatic therapy in your treatment plans. We will gather new tools for the old tool box and learn how to use the water with your appropriate patients. We will discuss the importance of how you document aquatic therapy so that the insurance companies continue to reimburse for these services.

Fundamentals of Aquatic Intervention for the Pediatric Population
Presented by Christine Taylor, PT, DPT, PCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2745Level: Introductory2 Hours
This two-hour session provides learners with a basic understanding of how to incorporate aquatic-based intervention into a treatment program for children. Participants will learn how to make clinical judgments to determine if a patient is an appropriate candidate for aquatic- based intervention, the methods used to treat various impairments, how to select equipment, and how to link aquatic-based intervention to functional land-based outcomes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.