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ACL Injury, Surgery, and Rehabilitation: A Science-Based and Evidence-Informed Approach, 2nd Edition
8.75 Hrs
The purpose of this intermediate-level course is to provide physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with an overview of the etiology and risk factors of isolated ACL injuries; to discuss pertinent clinical examination, classification, and prognosis after ACL injuries and reconstruction; and to review interventions relevant to successful outcomes after injury or surgery.
8.75 Hrs
Online
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Home Health Therapy: Using OASIS
3.75 Hrs
Home health care is the fastest growing industry in the United States based upon the projection period of 2014 to 2024. The demand and competition for licensed rehabilitation therapists to work in home health care is, and will be, great.Therapists currently working in or planning to work in home health agencies must have an understanding of the significance of process and outcomes measurement. The Outcome and ASsessment Information Set (OASIS) is a specific assessment and outcomes measurement instrument that consists of 111 items or questions and measures patient data at various times during the patient’s stay in home care. Mandated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, OASIS data must be collected on patients with Medicare and Medicaid at various times during a patient’s stay in home care. Therapists must be aware of the time sensitive and accuracy requirements related to documentation, OASIS updates, and the level of compliance and denials their agency experiences. Feedback related to documentation compliance and any denials will help therapists to refine and improve utilization of the tool for both improved patient outcomes and optimum reimbursement. The purpose of this course is to provide home healthcare physical and occupational therapists  and speech language pathologists  with the information they need to understand the significance and importance of effectively using the OASIS instrument in order to deliver comprehensive, compassionate, patient-focused, and cost-sensitive skilled services in the home environment. The home health therapist will be able to use the OASIS information provided in this course to create a basis for the plan of care, to measure the patient’s progress in meeting the established home healthcare goals, and to meet the regulatory requirements for quality reporting and reimbursement.By completing this course, therapists new to the home health setting will gain knowledge needed to begin working with the OASIS tool
3.75 Hrs
Online
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Total Knee Arthroplasty: Current Concepts in Physical Therapy Management
3.75 Hrs
In the United States, total knee arthroplasty is one of the most common elective surgical procedures with more than 700,000 procedures performed each year. Research is ongoing, but most experts contend that for the most successful postoperative outcome, rehabilitation is an essential component of recovery.  Physical therapists must have an in-depth knowledge of current best practice for this population to maximize their return to function and quality of life. Additionally, with the emergence of new reimbursement models for Total Joint Replacement care, it is essential for physical therapy practitioners to utilize the most appropriate outcome measures in data collection and reporting.  The purpose of this intermediate level course is to provide physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with a comprehensive overview of the many considerations surrounding knee replacement surgery, including the relevant anatomy, epidemiology, patient selection criteria, surgical considerations, common postoperative complications, and rehabilitation strategies.  This course discusses the pre and postoperative patient management, rehabilitation goals and treatment in the acute, post-acute, and functional recovery stages.  This course, which is relevant for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants, provides evidence-based research that supports rehabilitation treatment methods and outcomes following total knee arthroplasty while highlighting the areas in need of further study.  
3.75 Hrs
Online
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Total Hip Arthroplasty: Current Concepts in Pre- and Postsurgical Physical Therapy
4.5 Hrs
This intermediate-level course provides physical therapists and physical therapy assistants with a comprehensive overview of total hip arthroplasty (THA). At the end of this course the learner will be able to identify the anatomy of the hip as it pertains to THA, describe the most recent advances in surgical approaches for THA, and gain an improved understanding of how different types of prosthetic implants, methods of fixation, and surgical techniques influence the ability of patients to participate in rehabilitation and achieve the desired clinical goals for functional independence. Additionally the learner will be able to describe the role of PT both in the preoperative and postoperative phases for the patient undergoing THA and be able to describe an optimal rehabilitation program for these time periods based on current research. Clinical cases presented will facilitate the learner being able to select appropriate rehabilitative strategies following THA.
4.5 Hrs
Online
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Adhesive Capsulitis: Physical Therapy Examination, Diagnosis, and Intervention, 2nd Edition
4 Hrs
This intermediate level course developed for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants, describes the most recent findings in functional anatomy of the shoulder, provides an overview of adhesive capsulitis, including its etiology and epidemiology, and offers an up-to-date, evidence-based foundation for the diagnosis and intervention of adhesive capsulitis.  
4 Hrs
Online
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Rotator Cuff Injuries and Interventions: A Physical Therapy Perspective
4.25 Hrs
The purpose of this course is to provide physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with a current, comprehensive overview of rotator cuff injuries and the role of physical therapy examination, diagnosis and interventions, as well as review alternative and surgical approaches to the problem. This course will provide an in-depth review of relevant shoulder anatomy and biomechanics, examine potential causes for rotator cuff pathology, describe treatment techniques commonly used in individuals with rotator cuff pathology, and review indications and complications relating to rotator cuff surgery.  The focus of this intermediate level course is to explore the current best evidence to assist in reducing the deficits in knowledge related to the cause of rotator cuff pathology, provide updated evidence related to diagnostic accuracy and effective interventions while highlighting the areas still in need of future research.
4.25 Hrs
Online
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Protecting Patient Safety: Preventing Medical Errors, 2nd Edition
4 Hrs
The purpose of this  course is to provide licensed practitioners with information concerning the current state of medical errors, the impact of medical errors on the safety of patients, and the importance of establishing and working in a culture of safety. Contributing causes and types of medical errors are reviewed. Strategies to reduce or prevent medical errors and improve patient outcomes are presented. Methods to identify, analyze, and report medical errors are reviewed, populations at risk for medical errors are identified, and patient safety initiatives including education for the public and healthcare professionals are explored. 
 
This course provides information to licensed nurses and other members of the interprofessional team that can be readily applied to their practice, no matter what the setting, with the ultimate goal of providing safer care to all patients. Healthcare providers will demonstrate knowledge of medical errors and populations at risk, the impact on patient care outcomes, and the resources and initiatives available to promote a culture of safety as an integral part of healthcare delivery.  This course meets the state of Florida licensure renewal requirements for nursing continuing education in the identification and prevention of medical errors and the promotion of patient safety.
4 Hrs
Online
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Lower Limb Amputation: Outpatient Community-Based Rehabilitation
6.75 Hrs
This home study course is focused on the community-based rehabilitation of people with lower limb amputation and is intended for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. The course is of intermediate level difficulty, but provides a brief introduction to basic information about lower limb amputation and prosthetics. Information regarding all systems relevant to amputation rehabilitation with current evidence-based concepts for risk assessment and suggestions for out-patient rehabilitation activities are presented. Knowledge obtained through this course can be used by physical therapy professionals to improve the community-based care and clinical outcomes for people with lower limb amputations.
6.75 Hrs
Online
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Human Trafficking: Overview for Healthcare Professionals- PT
3 Hrs
This intermediate level course for healthcare professionals is an introduction into the complex crime of human trafficking, with a focus on sex and labor trafficking and the common symptoms and conditions that occur in trafficked persons. The course provides insights into the facts surrounding human trafficking and relevant health risks for the trafficked person.  
3 Hrs
Online
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Supporting Aging in Place: A Physical Therapist's Toolkit
5.25 Hrs
This intermediate level course is designed to assist physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in evaluating, planning, and preparing their older adult clients to age in place. This toolkit will highlight the role physical therapy plays in enhancing the quality of life for older adults and to allow them to participate in meaningful activities while remaining in their homes as they age and make the necessary modifications to do so.
5.25 Hrs
Online
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Heart Failure: Implications for Diagnosis, Medical Management, and Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition
6 Hrs
This intermediate-level course provides rehabilitation therapists and therapy assistants with an opportunity to review the normal anatomy and physiology of the cardiopulmonary system, the pathophysiology of heart failure, and current medical, surgical, and therapy-based interventions. Appropriate for all therapy-based clinicians who work with persons with heart failure, this intermediate-level course reviews basic examination skills before progressing to the more advanced skills of auscultation and exercise testing interpretation. 
6 Hrs
Online
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Functional Assessment of the Older Adult, 2e
4.5 Hrs
Adults age 65 and older represent the fastest growing population both in the United States and in the world. Physical therapy practitioners and other rehabilitation providers play a pivotal role in maximizing function, participation, and well-being for older adults. This intermediate-level course will enable physical therapy practitioners to understand and assess functional performance in older adults using a multidimensional approach. Client factors (including physical, cognitive, and psychosocial factors) and their impact on performance skills will be reviewed. 
4.5 Hrs
Online
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Exercise Prescription Management of the Older Adult: An Evidence-Based Approach, 2nd Edition
5 Hrs
This intermediate level course is designed to educate PTs and PTAs on the implementation of exercise prescriptions in older adults. This course will review the multiple age-related systemic changes that take place in the cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine and musculoskeletal systems and describe how exercise may mitigate these changes. This course will also provide recommended exercise prescriptions according to the most recent American College of Sports Medicine guidelines for older adults and discuss common barriers for exercise participation in older adults.
5 Hrs
Online
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Examination and Management of the Client With Parkinson's Disease, 2nd Edition
5 Hrs
The purpose of this  course is to provide licensed practitioners with information concerning the current state of medical errors, the impact of medical errors on the safety of patients, and the importance of establishing and working in a culture of safety. Contributing causes and types of medical errors are reviewed. Strategies to reduce or prevent medical errors and improve patient outcomes are presented. Methods to identify, analyze, and report medical errors are reviewed, populations at risk for medical errors are identified, and patient safety initiatives including education for the public and healthcare professionals are explored. 
 
This course provides information to licensed nurses and other members of the interprofessional team that can be readily applied to their practice, no matter what the setting, with the ultimate goal of providing safer care to all patients. Healthcare providers will demonstrate knowledge of medical errors and populations at risk, the impact on patient care outcomes, and the resources and initiatives available to promote a culture of safety as an integral part of healthcare delivery.  This course meets the state of Florida licensure renewal requirements for nursing continuing education in the identification and prevention of medical errors and the promotion of patient safety.
5 Hrs
Online
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Evidence-Based Management of Knee Osteoarthritis
4 Hrs
The purpose of this intermediate level course is to provide physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with up-to date, evidence-based information pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of knee OA. Although this course will be most applicable to physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who work with older individuals in outpatient settings, the increased incidence of OA makes the information in this course relevant to therapists in a variety of settings. Even therapists who specialize and treat patients in areas other than orthopaedic settings will likely encounter individuals whose OA affects their participation, mobility, or function.
4 Hrs
Online
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Ethical Practices with Older Adults, Revised Updated 1st Edition
4.5 Hrs
The number of older adults (age 65 and older) living in the United States is growing rapidly. Almost 60 million older adults were living in the United States in 2016. This number is projected to rise to over 72 million by 2030, when approximately one in five U.S. residents will be age 65 or older. The rapid growth of the older population results from multiple factors including medical advances, life-prolonging technologies, and the aging of the Baby Boom generation (whose members began turning 65 years old in 2011). 
In coming years, healthcare professionals will face this aging of the population, along with the accompanying health and economic challenges. The purpose of this course is to highlight ethical issues that may confront healthcare and behavioral health professionals working with older adults and their families as these individuals near the end of life. Many of these issues are related to advances in medical technologies that have occurred over the past several decades (and that continue to be developed) and have led to increasingly complex choices. The course will provide background on ethical frameworks and principles used in healthcare settings for guidance in resolving ethical problems. This course will also identify major ethical issues concerning older adults and healthcare decisions and provide a model for addressing ethical dilemmas in healthcare settings. 
This basic-level course is written for healthcare professionals, including nurses, social workers, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, occupational and physical therapy practitioners, and respiratory therapists. Other healthcare professionals who work with older adults and on interdisciplinary teams will also find the information presented useful to their practice.
4.5 Hrs
Online
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Concussion Management: A Comprehensive Evidence-Based Approach for the Physical Therapist
4.75 Hrs
This intermediate course is designed for practicing physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who work with individuals with acute and chronic concussion. This course will be most beneficial for the clinician who has a basic knowledge of concussion and concussion management, but has not recently reviewed the current literature in concussion care that includes the significant changes in the classification of concussion and the approach to diagnosis that considers the complexity of concussion and the need for individualized patient centered care. Gaps in knowledge that have been identified in physical therapy practice include the role of neuroimaging in concussion, the understanding of current guidelines and definitions of concussion, how to identify and design interventions based on individual examination results, and the prescription of individualized graded return to activity and sport. This course will provide a more comprehensive evidenced based understanding of the complex nature of concussion including the pathophysiology of concussion, physiologic, cervicogenic, and vestibulo-ocular dysfunction that may result, the current suggested classification methods, an understanding of the shift in recommended timelines for rest and return to activity, and the tools necessary for evidenced based examination and treatment. 
4.75 Hrs
Online
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Chronic Illness and Depression- PT
3 Hrs
This  basic-level course addresses the knowledge gap by providing rehabilitation  professionals with an overview of the co-occurrence of depression and chronic conditions and identifying challenges in screening and referring adults with chronic conditions and depression. It provides explanations for potential causes of and contributing factors to depression unique to individuals with chronic medical conditions. Although individuals with chronic conditions are at increased risk for depression, this course also explores factors that may enhance such individuals’ well-being and diminish the likelihood of depression.
3 Hrs
Online
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Breast Cancer: Contemporary Rehabilitation Strategies
6 Hrs
The purpose of this intermediate-level course is to provide a critical review of current evidence to inform physical therapy best practice for the breast cancer patient population. Upon fulfilling the course objectives, practitioners will be prepared to develop an evidence-based approach to the evaluation and treatment of individuals with breast cancer throughout the survivorship continuum.
6 Hrs
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A Comprehensive Clinical Approach to Vestibular Rehab - Elite Livestream
Sat Apr 49:00 am to 3:00 pm EDT
5 Hrs
Course Outline | Meet Your Instructor

Benefits of Attending
  • Perform evidence-based testing when assessing and differentiating between peripheral and central vestibular dysfunction
  • Various hands-on strategies for programming interventions for various forms of BPPV, PNS/CNS mediated vertigo, motion sensitivity, and non-vestibular dizziness
  • Implement motor planning and learning methods when establishing plan of care and functional goal writing
  • Using a ‘case-scenario’ format for lab breakout sessions, recognize the subtle differences and overt similarities that can exist between “balance training” and “vestibular training” and which to focus on
5 Hours
Webinar
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Movement-Based Therapy - Elite Livestream
Sat Apr 49:00 am to 4:00 pm EDT
6 Hrs
Course Outline | Meet Your Instructor

Benefits of Attending
  • Learn how to integrate IASTM, Cupping and Exercise Therapy. What exercises should you prescribe after your soft tissue and joint mobilization treatment.
  • Lab time to practice a variety of different IASTM and cupping treatments. Learn proper dosing of your soft tissue treatments using multiple techniques.
  • Use a movement-based approach to create exercise programs for your patients.
  • Understand how to Integrate mobility, stability and loading in a progressive exercise session
  • Learn how to evaluate and breakdown common weightlifting activities like the back squat, front squat and deadlift. What are common faults in these movements and how can we help patients lift weights safely and effectively.
  • Use research-based exercise selection for strength training.
6 Hours
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Comprehensive Clinical Approach to Total Joint Replacement - Elite Livestream
Mon Apr 69:00 am to 4:00 pm EDT
6 Hrs
Complete Course Outline

Benefits of Attending:
  • Understand the differences between surgical approaches to THA & TKA
  • Understand the relevance of “primary” vs. “revision” post-op precautions
  • Demystify the “weight-bearing” debate in TJR ambulation and exercise
  • Review what comprises a comprehensive differential diagnosis and medical screen for hip, knee, shoulder, and internal-organ “red flags”
6 Hours
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Assessment and Clinical Strategies for Total Joint Replacement of the Hip & Knee - Elite Livestream
Wed Apr 89:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
6 Hrs

Complete Course Outline | Meet Your Instructor 


Benefits of Attending:

  • Comprehensive video review and discussion of DJD preventive and joint replacement surgeries
  • Clinical testing for orthopedic differential diagnosis of knee & hip conditions
  • Use of slow motion video analysis for identifying knee injury risk factors
  • Functional Rehab exercise applications with low and no cost equipment
  • Hands-on Labs: Clinical Assessments and Functional Rehab Techniques
6 Hours
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Assessment and Programming of Weightlifting Exercises - LIVE WEBINAR
Thu Apr 97:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
1 Hrs
Description 
More and More people are lifting weights, in gyms and in Crossfit boxes. Do you know how to breakdown a squat or a deadlift? What do you tell your patients that want to keep lifting while they have pain? This course will discuss how to assess and correct basic weightlifting movements. Through video analysis you will identify corrective exercises for each lift and gain a broad understanding of how to program weightlifting and related exercises. You will finish with improved knowledge and skills in the evidence-informed treatment and assessment of patients that engage in weightlifting activities. 

Objectives 
1. Discuss assessment of common weightlifting activities using 3 step method 
2. Identify corrective exercises for common weightlifting activities 
3. Discuss exercise selection, based a movement assessment 
4. Categorize proper exercise intensity and programming for weightlifting related exercises
1 Hours
Webinar
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Current Evidence-Based Approach to Evaluation and Treatment of Shoulder Disorder - Elite Livestream
Thu Apr 99:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
5 Hrs

Complete Course Outline | Meet Your Instructor 



Benefits of Attending:

  • Innovative hands-on techniques to improve mobility of the scapula-shoulder complex
  • The Latest Evidence-Based Special Tests to for SLAP tears, posterior impingement, micro-instability and RC pathology
  • Post-Surgical Protocol discussion and implementation
  • Combining the proper exercise prescription with effective manual therapy techniques
5 Hours
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Fundamentals of Functional Cupping - LIVE WEBINAR
Fri Apr 101:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
1 Hrs
Description 
The utilization of IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization) tools in manual therapy has become increasingly popular over the last 10 years, especially in orthopedic and sports settings. Cupping is different than all other manual techniques, with or without instruments/tools. The negative pressure offers a distraction to the tissues, unlike the shearing that is present with stretching and other myofascial treatments. There has traditionally been a gap in the literature for the appropriate dosage, timing, and frequency for the proper application of cupping for musculoskeletal problems. This course will teach you the efficacy of cupping as a treatment, how cupping fits in to your manual therapy toolset, and various tools and techniques used for cupping.  Through discussions of pain science, BPS model and contraindications for cupping you will finish this course with improved knowledge and skills in the evidence-informed treatment of musculoskeletal movement disorder with cupping therapy. 

Objectives 
  • Review the principles of myofascial cupping and supporting evidence.
  • Describe the physiological and neurological effects of cupping.
  • Understand how pain science education and the BPS model relate to cupping therapy
  • Compare and contrast common cupping techniques and review indications/contraindications for each.
1 Hours
Webinar
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Assessment and Programming of Weightlifting Exercises - LIVE WEBINAR
Sat Apr 1110:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
1 Hrs
Description 
More and More people are lifting weights, in gyms and in Crossfit boxes. Do you know how to breakdown a squat or a deadlift? What do you tell your patients that want to keep lifting while they have pain? This course will discuss how to assess and correct basic weightlifting movements. Through video analysis you will identify corrective exercises for each lift and gain a broad understanding of how to program weightlifting and related exercises. You will finish with improved knowledge and skills in the evidence-informed treatment and assessment of patients that engage in weightlifting activities. 

Objectives 
1. Discuss assessment of common weightlifting activities using 3 step method 
2. Identify corrective exercises for common weightlifting activities 
3. Discuss exercise selection, based a movement assessment 
4. Categorize proper exercise intensity and programming for weightlifting related exercises
1 Hours
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Fundamentals of Blood Flow Restriction Training - LIVE WEBINAR
Sat Apr 1112:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
1 Hrs

Description

Are you using Blood flow restriction (BFR) in your clinic? If not, why not? This form of exercise has been studied extensively and is both safe and effective. BFR is an adjunct to low intensity resistance exercise (LIRE) or aerobic exercise that increases muscle mass, improves aerobic capacity, and aids in repair and regrowth of tissues. This course will explain how this treatment works, the types of equipment available, contraindications and safety protocols as well as the overall benefits to this type of treatment. You will examine safe and effective placement of BRF cuffs, pressure limits and the body’s response to treatment. You will finish this course with improved knowledge and skills in the evidence-informed treatment using blood flow restriction method.

Objectives

  • Explain the benefits of blood flow restriction training (BFRT) and how it results in increased strength, hypertrophy and endurance.
  • Identify indications and contraindications of BFR Training as well as implement safety protocols for treatment
  • Be able to discuss safe and effective placement of BFR cuffs, pressure limits and targeted exercises
  • Describe the body’s response to BFRT
1 Hours
Webinar
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Blood Flow Restriction Training - Elite Livestream
Sat Apr 189:00 am to 11:30 pm EDT
2 Hrs
Course Outline | Meet Your Instructor 

Benefits of Attending

  • Learn about different types of equipment used for BFRT
  • Understand how BFRT can safely help your clients and patients gain strength, hypertrophy and cardio-vascular capacity
  • Learn how this research-based exercise approach allows you train your patients or clients with light resistance training and get the same result as high intensity training
  • Understand the safe and proper application of compressive cuffs to individualize the exercise method
  • Develop and devise a training program for the fitness as well as the rehab setting
  • Learn about indication and contra-indications of this exercise approach
2 Hours
Webinar
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Peripheral Joint Mobilization - Elite Livestream
Sat Apr 1812:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
5 Hrs

Course Outline Meet Your Instructor 

Benefits of Attending

  • The latest evidence and case studies regarding intervention, diagnosis, and evaluation
  • Critical reasoning: when to mobilize and why
  • Joint specific hands-on Lab mobilization applications for targeted treatment
  • Manual therapy techniques to improve patient tolerance to movement
  • Create an impactful PT Plan of Care utilizing joint mobilizations
5 Hours
Webinar
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Fundamentals of Functional Cupping - LIVE WEBINAR
Tue Apr 216:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
1 Hrs
Description 
The utilization of IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization) tools in manual therapy has become increasingly popular over the last 10 years, especially in orthopedic and sports settings. Cupping is different than all other manual techniques, with or without instruments/tools. The negative pressure offers a distraction to the tissues, unlike the shearing that is present with stretching and other myofascial treatments. There has traditionally been a gap in the literature for the appropriate dosage, timing, and frequency for the proper application of cupping for musculoskeletal problems. This course will teach you the efficacy of cupping as a treatment, how cupping fits in to your manual therapy toolset, and various tools and techniques used for cupping.  Through discussions of pain science, BPS model and contraindications for cupping you will finish this course with improved knowledge and skills in the evidence-informed treatment of musculoskeletal movement disorder with cupping therapy. 

Objectives 
  • Review the principles of myofascial cupping and supporting evidence.
  • Describe the physiological and neurological effects of cupping.
  • Understand how pain science education and the BPS model relate to cupping therapy
  • Compare and contrast common cupping techniques and review indications/contraindications for each.
1 Hours
Webinar
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Fundamentals of Blood Flow Restriction Training - LIVE WEBINAR
Thu Apr 231:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
1 Hrs

Description

Are you using Blood flow restriction (BFR) in your clinic? If not, why not? This form of exercise has been studied extensively and is both safe and effective. BFR is an adjunct to low intensity resistance exercise (LIRE) or aerobic exercise that increases muscle mass, improves aerobic capacity, and aids in repair and regrowth of tissues. This course will explain how this treatment works, the types of equipment available, contraindications and safety protocols as well as the overall benefits to this type of treatment. You will examine safe and effective placement of BRF cuffs, pressure limits and the body’s response to treatment. You will finish this course with improved knowledge and skills in the evidence-informed treatment using blood flow restriction method.

Objectives

  • Explain the benefits of blood flow restriction training (BFRT) and how it results in increased strength, hypertrophy and endurance.
  • Identify indications and contraindications of BFR Training as well as implement safety protocols for treatment
  • Be able to discuss safe and effective placement of BFR cuffs, pressure limits and targeted exercises
  • Describe the body’s response to BFRT
1 Hours
Webinar
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Assessment and Programming of Weightlifting Exercises - LIVE WEBINAR
Fri May 291:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
1 Hrs
Description 
More and More people are lifting weights, in gyms and in Crossfit boxes. Do you know how to breakdown a squat or a deadlift? What do you tell your patients that want to keep lifting while they have pain? This course will discuss how to assess and correct basic weightlifting movements. Through video analysis you will identify corrective exercises for each lift and gain a broad understanding of how to program weightlifting and related exercises. You will finish with improved knowledge and skills in the evidence-informed treatment and assessment of patients that engage in weightlifting activities. 

Objectives 
1. Discuss assessment of common weightlifting activities using 3 step method 
2. Identify corrective exercises for common weightlifting activities 
3. Discuss exercise selection, based a movement assessment 
4. Categorize proper exercise intensity and programming for weightlifting related exercises
1 Hours

Alaska Physical Therapy CE Package - 24 Hours