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Writing Letters of Medical Necessity for Seating and Wheelchairs
Presented by Lindsey Veety, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS
Live WebinarWed, Aug 17, 2022 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #4424Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course covers the details of what to include in a letter of medical necessity. Examples are given along the way to support different types of chairs and seating and different scenarios for when insurance companies ask for information.

Communication Strategies When Working With People With Dementia
Presented by Cathy Ciolek, PT, DPT, GCS, FAPTA
Live WebinarFri, Aug 19, 2022 at 10:00 am EDT
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

Documentation in Spinal Cord Injury: Letters of Medical Necessity, Goals Setting and More
Presented by Kristen Cezat, PT, DPT, NCS, ATP/SMS
Live WebinarWed, Aug 24, 2022 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #4481Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will discuss documentation across the continuum of spinal cord injury with emphasis on documentation of short- and long-term goals, outcome measures, functional treatment interventions, and procurement of specialized DME including letters of medical necessity (LMNs) for wheelchairs.

Evidence and Resources to Prevent Falls and Improve Balance for Older Adults in the Home and Beyond
Presented by Jennifer L. Vincenzo, PT, MPH, PhD, Board Certified Clinical Specialist, Geriatric Physical Therapy (GCS) Board Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) Board Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP)
Live WebinarFri, Aug 26, 2022 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #4477Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will present the most up-to-date evidence on the etiology of falls among older adults, assessment of fall risk, and interventions to improve balance. Beyond that, a holistic approach to the individual and their environment(s) as well as resources to decrease fall risk and enable aging in place will be presented

BPPV Assessment and Treatment in the Home Setting
Presented by Elena Newland, PT, DPT, NCS, MSCS, Jessica Visintainer, PT, DPT, CMP, CKTP, CMTPT, AIB-VR
Live WebinarFri, Sep 2, 2022 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #4495Level: Introductory2 Hours
In this introductory course for assessing and treating BPPV in the home, we will review the essential aspects of the patient interview, diagnosing BPPV, differentiating canalithias versus cupulolithiasis, and patient education. All information is based on the APTA's most recent Clinical Practice Guideline on BPPV.

Muscle Clocks: How to Schedule Training to Optimize Performance
Presented by Amy Ashmore, PhD
Live WebinarWed, Sep 14, 2022 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #4480Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Learn what muscle clocks are and how to use them to determine when to work out and how to schedule types of exercise like resistance and cardiovascular training. Discover how to build workouts and programs using the latest research on timing training.

Overuse injuries in Young Athletes: Recognition and Management Strategies
Presented by Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, PT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Live WebinarFri, Sep 16, 2022 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4429Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Overuse injuries have become more prevalent in youth athletes who participate in field and endurance sports. Early intervention by the healthcare provider may prevent such injuries from occurring and/or progressing. This presentation will discuss the latest evidence on overuse injuries including prevention, injury recognition, and management.

Medical Screening – Part 1 Systemic Pathology
Presented by Dawn T. Gulick, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS
Live WebinarFri, Sep 23, 2022 at 12:00 pm EDT
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 2 Pediatrics & Adolescence
Presented by Dawn T. Gulick, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS
Live WebinarWed, Sep 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #4474Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course focuses on medical screening for the physical therapist and is Part 2 of a four-part series on screening. Part 2 addresses pathology in the pediatric and adolescent lifespan. Part 1 is recommended prior to part 2.

Proper Management of Ankle Sprains in Competitive Athletes
Presented by John Boudreaux, EdD, PT, LAT, ATC, SCS
Live WebinarFri, Sep 30, 2022 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4449Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Ankle injuries are considered to be the most common sports injury. Some deleterious effects include high recurrence rates, chronic instability, increased risk of osteoarthritis, and decreased future physical activity level. The instructor will provide an overarching review of the literature as it pertains to ankle sprain and foot injury rehabilitation. An evidence-based plan for acute ankle sprain injuries, including the components of evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, return to play decision making, and prevention, to reduce long-term negative effects of this common sports-related injury is included.

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