Arizona Physical Therapy Continuing Education

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A Physical Therapy Guide to the Repair & Rehabilitation of the Rotator Cuff
2 Hrs
It is important that physical therapists have a fundamental understanding of the surgical techniques for rotator cuff repair, the anatom...
It is important that physical therapists have a fundamental understanding of the surgical techniques for rotator cuff repair, the anatomy of the shoulder and specific treatment plans for postoperative rotator cuff repair. This course will cover appropriate exercise progressions for each phase of the rehabilitation process to help the clinician develop an appropriate and effective plan of care.
2 Hrs
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An Overview of Hip and Knee Rehabilitation
4 Hrs
Due to the anatomy and importance of the essential functions of the hips and knees, severe pain in either one -- or both -- of these are...
Due to the anatomy and importance of the essential functions of the hips and knees, severe pain in either one -- or both -- of these areas can have a direct adverse effect on everyday life and can severely reduce the quality of life. The complexity of both of these anatomical structures can present various pathologies. This course will focus on these two parts and will look at the various symptoms, treatments and effective plans of treatment for optimum patient outcome.
4 Hrs
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Fall Information and Recovery Techniques for the Physical Therapy Professional
2 Hrs
Although physical and occupational therapists have received much education on why older adults fall and what can be done to prevent futu...
Although physical and occupational therapists have received much education on why older adults fall and what can be done to prevent future falls, not much has been said on what can be done to help the older adult up off the floor without causing further injuries, as well as methods and techniques to improve the physical and cognitive health of the older adult to maintain fall recovery techniques. This course will detail some of these scenarios and techniques to help further the understanding and preparation for the physical therapist if such occurrences present themselves within his or her practice.
2 Hrs
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Hip Fractures: Treatment and Prevention
2 Hrs
Each year, over 250,000 people are hospitalized for hip fractures, and some of these individuals will never fully regain their prior lev...
Each year, over 250,000 people are hospitalized for hip fractures, and some of these individuals will never fully regain their prior level of function: they may require assistance to walk, and a few will even need to go to a nursing home. The physical therapist is an essential partner to assist patients in preserving, improving and maintaining the current levels of functioning within their daily lives. This course will provide an overview on the three main types of hip fractures, the differences between the approaches to surgical and non-surgical candidates for physical therapy, and prevention techniques that the physical therapist can share which will ensure a patient is knowledgeable about how to prevent future fall occurrences.
2 Hrs
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Patients with History of Substance Use: OT and PT's Roles and Considerations for Treatment
2 Hrs
This course will review how substance use impacts functionality and mobility, current stigmas and discomforts the PT and OT face when de...
This course will review how substance use impacts functionality and mobility, current stigmas and discomforts the PT and OT face when dealing with substance use patients, and treatment approaches used when the patient has a history of substance use. 
2 Hrs
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Knee Osteoarthritis: Overview, NonSurgical/Surgical Management and Physical Therapy Treatment
2 Hrs
Knee OA is prevalent in today's society with the active aging population. Physical therapists play an important role in restoring functi...
Knee OA is prevalent in today's society with the active aging population. Physical therapists play an important role in restoring function for these patients with nonsurgical and postoperative interventions.
2 Hrs
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Multiple Sclerosis: Physical and Occupational Therapy
2 Hrs
Patients with multiple sclerosis experience a variety of symptoms; it is often difficult to diagnosis because the disease's symptoms f...
Patients with multiple sclerosis experience a variety of symptoms; it is often difficult to diagnosis because the disease’s symptoms frequently mimic other diseases. There are multiple types of MS that will be discussed in this course. A patient’s functional abilities can vary depending on the type of MS that he/she is diagnosed with and how fast the disease progresses. Physical and occupational therapists play a key role in the treatment of patients with MS: It is important for these rehabilitation professionals to understand this disease.
2 Hrs
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Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) and Neurological Disorders: The Latest Research
2 Hrs
This course includes the latest resources and research available for physical and occupational therapists regarding neuro-developmental ...
This course includes the latest resources and research available for physical and occupational therapists regarding neuro-developmental treatment (NDT). Additionally, this course will discuss the importance of NDT as a means to improve functional movement as it pertains to ambulation, transfers and mobility, as well as ADL performance.
2 Hrs
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Pharmaceuticals and Physical Therapy: Movement with Medication
4 Hrs
Physical therapy and pharmacology have operated alongside each other for thousands of years. This course will prioritize essential compo...
Physical therapy and pharmacology have operated alongside each other for thousands of years. This course will prioritize essential components regarding pharmaceutical principles and will discuss common pharmaceutical categories relative to application in physical therapy clinical settings.
4 Hrs
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Reducing and Eliminating Workplace Injuries through Ergonomics
2 Hrs
Many companies today are using ergonomics, or the study of work, when designing workspaces that will prevent injuries and strains, as we...
Many companies today are using ergonomics, or the study of work, when designing workspaces that will prevent injuries and strains, as well as other disorders. This course will offer suggestions for completing a successful, comprehensive and useful ergonomics assessment that will focus on preventing musculoskeletal injuries by effectively analyzing job hazards, identifying and evaluating risk factors and offering recommendations to reduce or eliminate these risks within the workplace environment.
2 Hrs