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Minority is the New Majority: Strategies to Combat Racism, Address Micro-aggressions, and Promote Healing in the Therapeutic Setting
Presented by Aditi Mehra, DHS, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3830Level: Intermediate2 Hours
As the US population becomes increasingly multicultural and telehealth extends services into remote areas; there is a pronounced need for therapists to become adept at the delivery of culturally appropriate care. This course offers insight for therapists to not only self-reflect on their own biases, but also explore evidence-based strategies to overcome everyday barriers promoted by the acts of racial micro-aggressions. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

U.S. Healthcare Services & Diverse Populations
Presented by Tasha Perkins Holmes, MOT, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3820Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course provides information regarding some of the barriers that minorities face in the healthcare setting. It also provides ideas for improving patient-centered care for diverse populations. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Alabama Jurisprudence
Presented by Calista Kelly, PT, DPT, ACEEAA, Cert. MDT
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Course: #3796Level: Intermediate2 Hours
A review of the Alabama Physical Therapy Practice Act and Administrative Code, along with key compliance-related updates (mandatory reporting for child abuse, HIPAA) for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants licensed in the state of Alabama. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Work from Wherever: Ergonomic Tips for A Safe & Healthy Workstation Set Up at Home
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3825Level: Introductory1 Hour
Many individuals are moving to either full or part time remote work environments and this can present a challenge in setting up an efficient and comfortable workstation. This course will address common risk factors for office-based jobs, recommended workstation set up based on current ergonomic principles, and examples of stretches to promote health and wellness while working in the remote/home environment. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Telehealth (Digital Practice) Implementation: Considerations and Road Map
Presented by Edward Dobrzykowski, PT, DPT, MHS, AT, Ret.
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3688Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
The program describes the multiple considerations required for the initiation of a successful telehealth (digital practice) program. Key criteria include reasons for implementation, patient types in your practice, vendor evaluations, technology availability, patient informed consent, federal/state/practice regulations, insurance/billing, and support of evidence. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Swell to Well: Wound Management for Clients Living with Lymphedema
Presented by Neely Sullivan, MPT, CLT-LANA, CDP
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3666Level: Introductory2 Hours
This seminar will describe the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system in relation to risks for developing wounds. This session will also focus on different types and stages of wounds commonly occurring and outline wound management interventions for individuals living with lymphedema. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3701Level: Introductory1 Hour
Harassment, and more specifically, sexual harassment, is illegal. This course reviews the definition of sexual harassment, ways to prevent harassment, and what to do should harassment occur in the workplace. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Sustaining the Well-Being of Healthcare Workers During Coronavirus
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3733Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The coronavirus (COVID-19) is presenting new and unique challenges. We are navigating unchartered waters with this virus, making it important to find new ways to work and interact while also taking care of our mental health and well-being. Many are teleworking full-time for the first time, isolated from co-workers, friends and family. Others are on the front lines caring for others. No matter what, our daily living routines are disrupted causing added anxiety, stress and strain—physically, mentally, and financially. Now more than ever, we all must take care of our mental health and well-being. The purpose of this session is to provide wellness considerations for work settings as we all navigate the uncharted territory and response to novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). In this webinar, the learner will be offered strategies, exercises, activities and considerations for addressing their own health and wellness including stress management, sleep behaviors, and social connectedness. Additionally, symptoms related to trauma are reviewed along with techniques supervisors can utilize for effective, empathic management.

Suicide and Self-Harm in the Elderly
Presented by Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3835Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will discuss the signs that go beyond depression to reveal active suicidal or self-harm risk. We will address the prevalence of suicidality in long term care settings, elevated risks in care transitions, steps to improve the comfort and ability to conduct effective interviews and risk assessments, the Baby Boomer cohort effect, and provide clinical tips and resources. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Geriatric Functional Performance Measures
Presented by Sarah Stillings, MA, PT, MPT, CHT
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3668Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course presents an overview of functional performance measures in geriatric rehabilitation, reviews the history and theoretical background of these tools, and describes commonly used instruments for assessing mobility, balance, and overall functional abilities. The course will be immediately useful in clinical care for any therapy professional who works with older adults. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.