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Foundations for School Readiness: Sensory Regulation and Yoga
Presented by Britt Collins, MS, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3253 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide you tips and tools to integrate sensory regulation, yoga and mindfulness into the classroom for children of all abilities.

Strategies for Treating Patients With Neurobehavioral Disorders
Presented by Kelli Broussard, MS, CCC-SLP, Kelly Ramsey, MS, CCC-SLP
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3074 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will provide an overview of neurobehavioral disorders and their impact on function and community re-entry. The course will provide functional strategies to improve the effectiveness of treatment sessions when working with individuals who have behavioral deficits related to TBI. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Positioning the Pelvis
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3157 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The position of the pelvis very much determines the position of the trunk and lower extremities and so achieving and maintaining the optimal position is critical. This course will present common pelvic asymmetries with suggested strategies to address each challenge. Providing as neutral a pelvic position as possible improves overall posture, stability and function.

Cognition and Learning Following TBI
Presented by Kelli Broussard, MS, CCC-SLP, Kelly Ramsey, MS, CCC-SLP
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3068 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will provide an overview of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and the resulting cognitive impairments. The course will also provide functional strategies to improve the efficacy of treatment sessions when working with the TBI population. This course is appropriate for rehabilitation professionals who may examine and/or treat patients with a TBI. This course is directly related to the practice of PT and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Health Literacy: Effective Client Communication and Education
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3177 Level: 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.

Patient-Centered Strategies to Managing Geriatric Chronic Pain in Home Health
Presented by Olaide Oluwole-Sangoseni, PT, PhD, DPT, MSc, GCS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3054 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The current opioid epidemic in the United States has renewed focus on the importance of non-pharmacologic approaches to management of chronic pain. Physical therapists in home health find the treatment of elderly with chronic pain challenging because of the atypical presentation of pain due to comorbidities and other factors unique to the practice setting.

Positioning the Head
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3098 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will discuss various strategies to optimize head position. First, we will explore strategies beyond the head support, including specific positioning interventions and addressing visual issues. Second, we will explore posterior head supports in depth, matching specific features to client needs. Third, we will explore other options which may be required if posterior support alone is inadequate, including anterior head support.

Orthopedic Conditions in Pediatrics: A Primer for Physical Therapy Professionals
Presented by Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez, PT, DPT, PhD
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3067 Level: Intermediate2.5 Hours
This course is designed to be an introductory overview of select orthopedic conditions in children, including presentation, examination, intervention, and possible causes for a referral. The aim is to provide clinicians with a framework for orthopedic evidence-based clinical decision-making in order to recognize and address orthopedic problems, optimize patient outcomes, and refer patients who may require care out of their scope of practice.

Examination and Treatment of Ataxia Following Cerebellar Damage
Presented by Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3027 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Normal movement is smooth and accurate, but damage to the cerebellum disrupts this ability to make coordinated movements and causes ataxia which impacts all aspects of movement. This course will provide clinically applicable, evidence-based strategies for the identification, examination, and treatment of persons with ataxia. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Lymphedema Management of the Orthopedic Patient
Presented by Janice Bruckner, PT, PhD, CLT-LANA
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2957 Level: Intermediate3 Hours
This three-hour course examines ways to use lymphatic therapy techniques to manage patients with orthopedic problems, such as joints replacements, fractures, sprains, and strains. Topics include: anatomy and physiology of the human lymphatic system, techniques, such as manual lymphatic drainage, compression, elevation, diaphragmatic breathing, therapeutic exercise, kinesiotaping, and skin care, program planning, including problems, short term goals, long term goals, and treatment plan, and case studies to illustrate the application of the material presented. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.