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Medical Screening – Part 3 Adult
Presented by Dawn T. Gulick, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS
Live WebinarFri, Oct 7, 2022 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4475Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course focuses on medical screening for the physical therapist and is Part 3 of a four-part series on screening. Part 3 addresses pathology in the adult portion of the lifespan. Part 1 is recommended prior to part 3.

Medical Screening – Part 1 Systemic Pathology
Presented by Dawn T. Gulick, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4473Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course focuses on medical screening for the physical therapist and is Part 1 of a four-part series on screening. Part 1 provides an overview of the signs/symptoms of systemic pathology

Medical Screening – Part 4 Geriatrics
Presented by Dawn T. Gulick, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS
Live WebinarFri, Oct 21, 2022 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4476Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course focuses on medical screening for the physical therapist and is Part 4 of a four-part series on screening. Part 4 addresses pathology in the geriatric portion of the lifespan. Part 1 is recommended prior to part 4.

Returning the Skills to Skilled Nursing Facility Rehabilitation
Presented by Mira Rollins, OTR/L, Emily Briggs, OTR/L, RAC-CT
Live WebinarWed, Oct 26, 2022 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #4531Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Due to time and resource constraints, the full potential of SNF rehabilitation patients is not always realized. This presentation will give specific treatment strategies and interventions to improve treatment outcomes and, ultimately, the quality of life of SNF patients.

Communication Strategies When Working With People With Dementia
Presented by Cathy Ciolek, PT, DPT, GCS, FAPTA
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4459Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Communication is the basis for every interaction between human beings and involves providing a message and interpreting a message for each person. The brain changes that occur in people with dementia interfere with their expression of verbal messages as the disease progresses, but also with how they interpret and process incoming information. Similarly, the message conveyed is more than just words; it involves non-verbal communication even more than verbal. This course helps you take a second look at how your approach and word choices impact a person with dementia while providing care in-home health and how care partners (family members) can better translate the messages people with dementia are providing

Functional Exercise for the Older Adult With Dementia
Presented by Kevin Cezat, PT, DPT, GCS
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4457Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course reviews current literature, definitions, and guidelines on dementia in older adults and its impact on physical activity and physical therapy practice. Recommended treatments, precautions, and contraindications when treating individuals with dementia and implementing functional exercise are also included.

Frailty in Home Health
Presented by Tracey Collins, PT, PhD, MBA, GCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4442Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course provides the attendee with the definition, evaluation methods, treatment strategies, and discharge planning for home health patients living with frailty.

A Physical Therapist Guide to Exercise Prescription for the Diabetic and Pre-diabetic Population
Presented by Rina Pandya, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4483Level: Advanced3 Hours
This course equips the physical therapist to identify pre-diabetes and type 1 diabetes in their patients based on history and clinical signs and symptoms. Exercise Prescription, the interaction of other medications, and modulation of a current exercise program for patients with diabetes as a co-morbidity are also included. This course also includes the management of diabetes from a Covid-19 perspective.

Differential Diagnosis of the Lower Extremity
Presented by Rina Pandya, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4445Level: Intermediate3 Hours
Clear the cobwebs of confusion when diagnosing the source of pain in the lower extremity. Learn medical reasons in addition to musculoskeletal causes to resolve the "plateau" in treatment with knowledge of differential diagnosis.

An Amplitude-Focused Interprofessional Approach for Parkinson's Disease, In Partnership with LSVT® Global
Presented by Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L, Heather J. Cianci, PT, MS, GCS, Heather Hodges, MA, CCC-SLP
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4470Level: Advanced5 Hours
Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. There is growing evidence that supports the benefit of providing care through an interprofessional approach for individuals with complex diagnoses like Parkinson’s disease (PD). This course serves to provide practical guidance in providing PT, OT, and SLP treatment set against the background of LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG to positively impact the quality of life and function of those living with PD.

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