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Hip and Knee Arthritis to Joint Replacement: Aquatic Therapy Research Review and Clinical Application
Presented by Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS
Live WebinarFri, Dec 14, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #3262 Level: 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: #3121 Level: 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: #2958 Level: 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: #2745 Level: 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.

Lower Extremity Aquatic Training Focusing On TKA & THA
Presented by Lori Sherlock, Ed.D, MS, ATRIC, AEA Fitness Specialist, CSCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2703 Level: Introductory2 Hours
Utilize the properties of water to aid in a faster, more comprehensive recovery from TKAs and THAs. Learn how to employ techniques to promote soft tissue healing, reduce pain and swelling, while increasing motor control, strength, and mobility. This course is directly to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Dynamic Stability with Peyow Aqua Pilates
Presented by Anne Pringle Burnell, Certified Stott Pilates Instructor Trainer, CAFS, AEA, ACE, AF, AFAA, NASM
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2704 Level: Introductory2 Hours
Introduction to Dynamic Stability using the Pilates Method incorporates Pilates basic principles, apparatus and mat exercises adapted for the aquatic environment, and dynamic stabilization focusing on three key areas; the lumbo-pelvic region, the scapular region, and the ankles. This webinar includes Case Studies: Changes in Dynamic Balance Measurements within Participants with Physical Disabilities, published 2015. 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 Gait Training
Presented by Marty Biondi, PT, CSCS, ATRIC
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2697 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Walking is the most common activity performed on a daily basis by the majority of the world, but gait deviations can render one minimally functional. Deviations can be based on pain, structural discrepancies, orthopedic conditions, and it is of utmost importance that a therapist be competent in recognizing deficits, and equally, in providing efficient management of the condition. The first part of this class will discuss the difference between land and water walking, so as to be able to provide accurate and efficient use of the water to address such deficiencies the second half of this class. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Editor's Note: Regarding Pennsylvania credits, this course is approved by the PA State Board of Physical Therapy for 1.5 hours of general and .5 DA CE credit from 6/21/2017-12/31/2018.

Functional Exercises to Improve ADLs
Presented by Kimberly Huff, MS, CSCS, CHES
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2709 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This workshop presents the why and how of functional aquatic exercises. The presentation includes evidenced-based exercises, including intensity progressions using the properties of the water and equipment options, to improve ability to perform ADLs. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

PNF Loaded Movement Training for Aquatic Therapy
Presented by Terri Mitchell, PTA, BA, ATRIC
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2701 Level: Introductory2 Hours
An emerging trend known as Loaded Movement Training (LMT) is an effective training program which includes integration of physiological systems, lower compressive forces on the joints and skeletal structures of the body, and multidirectional stability, mobility strength and power. Taking the LMT concepts to the pool uses PNF patterns and buoyant and drag equipment to challenge and condition muscles and fascia and other systems of the body.

Editor's Note: Regarding Pennsylvania credits, this course is approved by the PA State Board of Physical Therapy for 2 hours of general CE credit from 6/21/2017-12/31/2018.

Innovating for Improved Patient Outcomes: Combining Physical and Speech Therapy in the Aquatic Environment
Presented by Timothy Williams, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2559 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will look at a novel treatment combining physical and speech therapy in the aquatic environment. A quick review of research on pediatric aquatic therapies and an outline of techniques, treatment, and implementation of a co-treat model will be included. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.