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Post-Stroke Apathy and Depression: Addressing Psychosocial Barriers to Patient Success
Presented by Shannon Compton, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS
Live WebinarWed, May 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3694Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Apathy and depression are two common complications of stroke which can negatively impact a person’s recovery. This course will review possible contributions of psychosocial and neuroanatomical factors to the development of post-stroke apathy and depression, and use case examples to illustrate how physical therapists can overcome these complications to improve patient outcomes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Advanced Topics for the Evaluation and Treatment of Torticollis
Presented by Lisa Roehl, PT, DPT, PCS
Live WebinarFri, May 29, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3707Level: Advanced2 Hours
Torticollis is identified by the posture of the head and neck from a unilateral shortening of the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) causing the head to tilt in one direction and rotate in the opposing direction. This asymmetrical positioning can directly affect the child’s early motor development, specifically vision, early hand control, and reciprocal movement. This course aims to progress the participant’s knowledge of torticollis’ impact on a child beyond cervical range of motion impairments. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Treatment of the Complicated Foot
Presented by Paul Drumheller, MPT, OCS, SCS, CSCS
Live WebinarFri, Jun 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3730Level: Intermediate2 Hours
It may be easy to identify an asymmetry or listen to pain complaints but knowing what is the most effective treatment is another story. This course will give you evidence based options to treat foot and ankle pathologies. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Innovative Treatments for Patients Post-Stroke Across the Continuum of Care – Evidence-Based Strategies to Improve Outcomes
Presented by Shannon Compton, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS
Live WebinarWed, Jun 10, 2020 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3697Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course uses case studies to explore how a program of high-quality, evidence-based, intensive physical therapy can help patients post-stroke achieve their true full potential through applied motor learning and motivational principles. Participants will gain ideas for fostering patient motivation and increasing independence in self-care across a variety of practice settings, with specific ideas for how to modify activities based on equipment and personnel availability – including telehealth applications. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Clinical Management of the Rock Climbing Athlete
Presented by Jennifer Sauers, PT, DPT
Live WebinarFri, Jun 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3705Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The sport of rock climbing has seen an exponential surge within the past 5 years, with the rise of indoor climbing gyms, the production of an Oscar-winning film, and the first-ever debut of the sport in the upcoming Olympic games. As such, an increase in recreational rock climbers who enter orthopedic physical therapy practices around the country with climbing-related injuries will be probable. This presentation will empower the PT professional to successfully manage rock climbing related injuries by understanding the demands of the sport, common injuries involved, and sport-specific rehabilitation in both the acute and chronic setting.This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Basic Physical Therapy Treatment of Constipation
Presented by Cynthia Neville, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD
Live WebinarWed, Jun 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm EDT
Course: #3737Level: Introductory2 Hours
This basic course will introduce clinicians to the physical therapy treatment of constipation. Participants will gain skill and knowledge in simple interventions to improve bowel evacuation that they will be able to apply immediately in the clinic. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Rehab Considerations for the Client with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury
Presented by Kristen Cezat, PT, DPT, NCS, ATP/SMS
Live WebinarWed, Jun 24, 2020 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3702Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will provide a basic comprehensive overview of the management of clients with incomplete SCI. This will include background information on incomplete SCI and acute medical concerns, evidence-based treatment strategies, gait training, wheelchair selection, and outcome measure selection to provide the clinician with basic knowledge/skills that are applicable to clinical practice. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Combined Training for Weight Loss
Presented by Amy Ashmore, PhD
Live WebinarFri, Jul 10, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3714Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Learn how to design combined training programs to help your clients lose weight and get healthy. Discover how to use engaging training methods like plyometric supersets, cardio-strength supersets, and circuits to build effective and safe workouts and programs for weight loss. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Gotta Go Gotta Go! Bladder Control and Falls
Presented by Cynthia Neville, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD
Live WebinarWed, Jul 15, 2020 at 6:00 pm EDT
Course: #3739Level: Introductory2 Hours
If you are working with patients to reduce their risk of falling, you need to be able to screen for and provide basic interventions for bladder control problems like urinary urgency and nocturia (waking at night to urinate). This course provides the basic skills and knowledge you need to effectively address bladder control problems from a behavioral perspective with your at-fall-risk- patients. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Mechanical Ventilation vs Vital Ventilation
Presented by Maria (Kreek't) Rebano, PT
Live WebinarFri, Jul 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3731Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This seminar is limited to mechanical ventilation essentials including non-invasive ventilation, its correlation and impact on function and management of patients with pulmonary deficits. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.