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Sleep Recommendations for Competitive Athletes
Presented by John Boudreaux, EdD, PT, LAT, ATC, SCS
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3365Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will educate participants on the effect of sleep deprivation on exercise and athletic performance, identification of barriers as well as possible solutions with appropriate sleep recommendations and implementation for athletes at various competition levels. The participants will be able to assess their own practice and make immediate recommendations to athletes and staff members regarding the sleep habits of competitive athletes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Ethics in Rehabilitation: A Clinical Perspective for Therapists
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3413Level: Intermediate3 Hours
In this seminar, practical information about ethics is provided from a clinical perspective. Basic principles of ethics as they relate to healthcare and therapy are reviewed. Behaviors that are considered unethical by most credentialing bodies are considered as well as health care/therapy codes of ethics. The CELIBATE and RIPS methods for analyzing ethical dilemmas are reviewed with case studies to demonstrate use. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Rest and Recovery: Best Practices to Maximize Muscle Strength
Presented by Amy Ashmore, PhD
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3409Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The course covers new research on how to use intra-set and between rest periods effectively during strength training. Also covers how to program intermittent rest (between day) and recovery periods to avoid overtraining and detraining. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Pain Management in Long Term Care
Presented by Todd Olson, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3376Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course focuses on pain management programming in the long-term care setting from a therapist perspective as well as the interdisciplinary team approach. Participants will be able to define the classifications of pain, discuss how and why to implement pain management programming, understand the assessment process, identify skilled treatment options including a review of physical agents, and understand the components skilled documentation. This course is directly related to the practice physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

OASIS D: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Presented by Diana L Kornetti, PT, MA, HCS-D, Cindy Krafft, PT, MS, HCS-O
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3288Level: Intermediate2 Hours
OASIS D is live on January 1, 2019, and this session will cover all the key items impacted by this change.

Treating Persistent Pain Without Medications
Presented by Jennifer Cumming, PT, MSPT, CLT, WCS
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3210Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Persistent pain conditions are seen in all settings where clinicians practice. Knowing the mechanisms of persistent pain and centralized sensitization are an important step in formulating a plan of care for patients. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

Put Down the Drugs: Evidence-Based Interventions to Reduce Unwanted Behaviors with Dementia
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3072Level: Intermediate1 Hour
PTs can apply evidence-based interventions to improve dementia care. This session reviews the etiology of common behaviors. Cognitive-emotion, multi-sensory, animal-assisted, and exercise interventions to reduce agitation are discussed as well as specific strategies for improving task-related engagement. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Maintenance Therapy in Home Health: Revisited
Presented by Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3136Level: Introductory2 Hours
The Medicare Benefit for Home Health under Part A includes both restorative care and maintenance therapy. The Benefit Manual clearly states that coverage determination for maintenance service provided is not dependent on any "improvement standard" but, rather on whether there is a need for skilled care. The purpose of this course is to provide the CMS regulations regarding maintenance therapy in home health define rehabilitation and maintenance level care and provide examples of appropriate maintenance episodes.

Implementing RtI for School-Based OTs and PTs: Supporting Struggling Learners
Presented by Jean Polichino, MS, OTR, FAOTA
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3193Level: Advanced1 Hour
In order to make meaningful contributions to general education Response to Intervention (RtI) activities, school-based occupational therapy and physical therapy practitioners must understand the RtI model and their role as part of the collaborative early intervening team. Appropriate practices for assisting learners with academic and behavioral performance challenges will be discussed, with case examples provided.

Health Literacy: Effective Client Communication and Education
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3177Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This session will review techniques for clear and effective communication, verbal and written communication with those from other cultures, writing and selecting easy-to-read health materials, and assessment tools to use to ensure that clients understand the therapy services provided and have the skills needed to access, understand, and use health information.