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Supporting the LGBTQ Senior in Healthcare
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Live WebinarMon, Jun 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3454Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This training describes the required elements for responding to the emerging needs of long term care communities to provide sensitive and respectful services to LGBT elders. The training reviews definitions related to sexual orientation and gender identity challenges experienced by LGBT older adults, and strategies for communication and policies that honor residents' rights. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

A Mindful Approach to Persistent Pain Management in Home Health
Presented by Jamie Lowy, PT, MSPT
Live WebinarWed, Jun 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3468Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Because there is no recipe, managing chronic/persistent pain in home health can be challenging and daunting. This course will dive into the realms of neuroscience and best practice for helping clinicians aid their patient’s to better self-manage their pain based on current available research. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Extremity Joint Mobilization Techniques
Presented by Dawn T. Gulick, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS
Live WebinarFri, Jun 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3462Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course is designed to provide an objective way to perform joint mobilization techniques. Tasks for the shoulder, elbow, wrist, knee, and ankle will be performed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Using Aquatics for Functional Improvements in Older Adults
Presented by Marty Biondi, PT, CSCS, ATRIC
Live WebinarFri, Jun 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3436Level: Intermediate2 Hours
While aquatic therapy is not considered a mainstream intervention for functional upgrades, it has been shown to be an effective tool in the treatment of older adults. This class will first define specific functional tasks within the repertoire of ADL’s for older adults, then will provide an effective sequential aquatic treatment option per task, and finally will discuss pertinent literature that utilizes such interventions.This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Strength Training for Different Populations
Presented by Amy Ashmore, PhD
Live WebinarWed, Jul 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3418Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course covers how to design strength training workouts and programs for different populations with different abilities and goals. Based on recent research and using sample routines, attendees learn how to build safe and effective strength training programs for any client or patient. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Utilization of Ankle Foot Orthoses in Patients with Neurological Dysfunction
Presented by Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Live WebinarWed, Jul 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3489Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will provide participants with essential tools for determining appropriate orthotic management with an ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) based on detailed gait analysis. Evidence-based orthotic interventions will be presented and participants will have opportunities to see orthotic examples and practice application of information through video/paper cases. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Cancer Rehabilitation: Overview and Essentials
Presented by Stephen Wechsler, PT, DPT
Live WebinarFri, Jul 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3471Level: Introductory2 Hours
Due to the growing population of cancer survivors in the United States, it is imperative that physical therapists across practice settings are well-prepared to evaluate and treat patients with a history of cancer. This introductory course will provide clinicians with an overview of cancer rehabilitation essentials including safety considerations and common musculoskeletal and functional impairments frequently seen as side effects of cancer and cancer treatments. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

The Use of Therapeutic Yoga for the Prevention of Falls in Community Dwelling Older Adults
Presented by Kathleen Kelley, PT, EdD, NCS
Live WebinarWed, Jul 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3486Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will provide an evidence-based approach to applying yoga asana (postures) to the prevention of falls in older adults. Examples of application of asana in the treatment of older adults will be provided. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Management of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
Presented by David Nolan, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS
Live WebinarFri, Jul 26, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #3475Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome is a common diagnosis for patients presenting to physical therapy with anterior knee pain. The purpose of this presentation is to present an evidence-based review of current physical therapy practice for the management of patellofemoral pain syndrome. Evidence-Based therapeutic exercise interventions will also be reviewed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT

Dietary Considerations for Rehabilitation and Fitness Professionals
Presented by Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
Live WebinarWed, Jul 31, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3450Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will discuss nutrition applications that may be helpful to rehab and fitness professionals in treating patients with chronic pain, orthopedic conditions, and pelvic health conditions. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.