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Medical Screening – Part 2 Pediatrics & Adolescence
Presented by Dawn T. Gulick, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS
Recorded Webinar
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.

Creating Connections to Better Understand Challenging Behavior in Children
Presented by Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L
Live WebinarFri, Oct 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4525Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Dr. Tara Warwick walks you through a framework for creating stronger relationships to better understand challenging behavior in the children you serve. You’ll learn practical techniques for preventing misbehaviors and how to teach critical skills such as emotional regulation, functional communication, and social interaction.

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.

Respiratory Concerns for the Premature Infant
Presented by Tina Pennington, MNSc, RNC-NIC
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4419Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Respiratory concerns for the premature infant is an intermediate course discussing the common lung conditions related to prematurity. Practical clinical applications include successful positive-pressure ventilation techniques, neuroprotection, long-term disease management, and improved interdisciplinary team communications.

Concussion Phenotyping: Cognitive and Affective Subtypes with Respect to Returning to School and Work
Presented by Tamara McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4324Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This presentation will review the practice of concussion phenotyping to direct treatment and patient care. Specific emphasis will focus on the cognitive and affective sub-types with respect to considerations for assisting patients to return to school or work. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Sports Medicine Considerations for the Management of Adaptive Athletes
Presented by Lori Merlo, PT, DPT, ATC
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4322Level: Introductory2 Hours
Sport participation can be life-changing for individuals with disabilities and can play a crucial role in their rehabilitation. This course aims to introduce a variety of adaptive sports opportunities, identify barriers to participation, and highlight the role of the physical therapist and/or athletic trainer in supporting individuals with disabilities in sport participation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Teletherapy for the School-Based Therapist
Presented by Reneé Cassuto, MSOT, OTR/L, Cheryl A. Fishman, MSPT, C/NDT, Sabina Zhornitsky, MS, CCC-SLP
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4189Level: Intermediate5 Hours
Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. This course provides an overview of telehealth through the individual lens (PT/SLP/OT) as well as the collaboration of services. It provides an overview of telehealth, important terminology, advantages/disadvantages, and evidenced-based practice. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Understanding Pediatric Sleep: How Can We Help as Physical Therapists?
Presented by Jennifer Palmer, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4244Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course discusses what is normal and abnormal in regards to pediatric sleep and potential causes of sleep dysfunction. This course enables the physical therapist to screen for sleep disorders or dysfunction, provide appropriate interventions to assist with sleep within the physical therapist scope of practice as well as help to identify proper professionals to refer patients to when concerns arise. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Evaluation and Treatment of Vestibular Related Impairments in Children
Presented by Jennifer Christy, PT, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4183Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This presents common pediatric diagnoses leading to peripheral or central vestibular dysfunction. The presenter will discuss screening tools, diagnostic tests, outcome measures, and physical therapy interventions for children with suspected vestibular dysfunction. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Back to School: Discussing the Biomechanical Impact of Backpacks
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4259Level: Introductory1 Hour
Carrying a backpack to school is a common activity demand of school-age children, and while there are many options for types of backpacks, there are ways to properly pack and wear a backpack to reduce biomechanical strain. This presentation focuses on studies that have looked at this topic and how therapy practitioners can make recommendations on how to choose, pack and wear a backpack to promote student wellness. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

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