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Neuroplasticity in Vestibular Impairment: The Foundation and Facilitatory Techniques for Optimizing Healing
Presented by Janene Holmberg, PT, DPT, NCS
Live WebinarThu, Apr 26, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT   Starts in 6h 49m
Course: #3066 Level: Introductory2 Hours
Dizziness and instability are a common cause of disability with vestibular dysfunction often being involved and more importantly being found responsive to therapeutic intervention. This webinar will discuss the theoretical framework quantifying the robust inherent potential for healing and its clinical implications for lessening disability.

Neuroplasticity in Degenerative Diseases
Presented by Diane Huss, PT, DPT, NCS, Herb Karpatkin, PT, DSc, NCS, MSCS
Live WebinarFri, Apr 27, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3055 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course consists of two, one hour courses on neuroplasticity in Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis individuals. The purpose of the course regarding individuals with MS is to provide clinical guidance to Multiple Sclerosis rehabilitation specialists on how to utilize principles of neuroplasticity to improve clinical outcomes. An evidence-based approach will be utilized focusing on current research and its clinical implications. The purpose of the course regarding individuals with Parkinson's is to discuss the concept of “Neuroplasticity” versus “Neuroprotection” in the framework of Parkinson’s Disease. Opportunities to affect potential change through clinical interventions in various settings will be discussed.

Examination and Treatment of Ataxia Following Cerebellar Damage
Presented by Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Live WebinarFri, May 4, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3027 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Normal movement is smooth and accurate, but damage to the cerebellum disrupts this ability to make coordinated movements and causes ataxia which impacts all aspects of movement. This course will provide clinically applicable, evidence-based strategies for the identification, examination, and treatment of persons with ataxia. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Using Imaging to Your Advantage: The Upper Extremity and Differential Diagnosis
Presented by John Heick, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, NCS, SCS
Live WebinarWed, May 9, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #3063 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The subject matter of this course will include (1) a review of principles of upper extremity imaging, (2) differential diagnosis of the upper extremity, (3) incorporating imaging with the clinical examination, and (4) case studies designed to assist clinicians in matching imaging to the clinical examination.

Evaluating the Wrist: The Basics
Presented by Rachel Pigott, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarThu, May 10, 2018 at 8:00 pm EDT
Course: #3042 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This webinar will introduce the learner to the basic tenets of wrist evaluation. Attendees will learn to decide which testing is appropriate based upon patient report and symptoms guided by knowledge of anatomical structures. In addition, interpretation of findings will be examined in order to develop an appropriate client centered plan of care. The content of this course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and evaluation and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Orthopedic Conditions in Pediatrics: A Primer for Physical Therapy Professionals
Presented by Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez, PT, DPT, PhD
Live WebinarFri, May 11, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3067 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course is designed to be an introductory overview of select orthopedic conditions in children, including presentation, examination, intervention, and possible causes for a referral. The aim is to provide clinicians with a framework for orthopedic evidence-based clinical decision-making in order to recognize and address orthopedic problems, optimize patient outcomes, and refer patients who may require care out of their scope of practice.

Developmental Coordination Disorder Defined: Understanding the Clumsy Child
Presented by Erin Iverson, PT, DPT, PCS
Live WebinarWed, May 16, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #3058 Level: Introductory2 Hours
Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is a diagnosis that affects 5-6% of the population though often goes untreated as it is not often medically diagnosed. This course will educate therapy providers on the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of DCD to promote optimal outcomes for individuals with DCD.

Patient-Centered Strategies to Managing Geriatric Chronic Pain in Home Health
Presented by Olaide Oluwole-Sangoseni, PT, PhD, DPT, MSc, GCS
Live WebinarMon, May 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3054 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The current opioid epidemic in the United States has renewed focus on the importance of non-pharmacologic approaches to management of chronic pain. Physical therapists in home health find the treatment of elderly with chronic pain challenging because of the atypical presentation of pain due to comorbidities and other factors unique to the practice setting.

Assessing the Elbow After a Sports Injury and Choosing Appropriate Interventions
Presented by John Heick, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, NCS, SCS
Live WebinarWed, May 30, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #3065 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The subject matter of this course will include (1) a review of elbow injuries and assessments, (2) differential diagnosis of the elbow injury, (3) interventions for elbow injuries that are evidence-based, and (4) case studies designed to assist clinicians in matching interventions to the clinical examination.

Disorders of Consciousness After Traumatic Brain Injury
Presented by Rita Cole, PT, DPT, NCS
Live WebinarWed, Jun 6, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #3053 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will introduce participants to diagnostic classification systems, prognostic indicators, examination and evaluation, outcome measures, treatment interventions, and pharmacologic interventions for patients who are experiencing disorders of consciousness after TBI. This course is relevant to clinicians treating the DOC patient population across the continuum of care – from acute care to outpatient rehabilitation.