Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education

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10-Hour Illinois Physical Therapy Assistant Package

10 Hrs
This package contains the maximum continuing education hours allowed to be completed online or by correspondence for Illinois Physical T...
This package contains the maximum continuing education hours allowed to be completed online or by correspondence for Illinois Physical Therapist Assistants.
10 Hrs
Online
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20 Hour Illinois Physical Therapy Professionals

20 Hrs
This package contains the maximum continuing education hours allowed to be completed online or by correspondence for Illinois Physical T...
This package contains the maximum continuing education hours allowed to be completed online or by correspondence for Illinois Physical Therapists.
20 Hrs
Online
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Ethics for Physical Therapists and Assistants

3 Hrs
Periodic review of the Code of Ethics and the principles detailed within this document is important to fundamentally enhance the practic...
Periodic review of the Code of Ethics and the principles detailed within this document is important to fundamentally enhance the practice of the physical therapist. This course will provide an update of the revised American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA’s) Code of Ethics for the Physical Therapist and Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant.
3 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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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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Common Injuries and Therapy Management for Runners

4 Hrs
With the popularity of running increasing, so are the frequency of injuries reported for those involved in the sport - many of these inj...
With the popularity of running increasing, so are the frequency of injuries reported for those involved in the sport - many of these injuries involve the lower extremities; the most commonly injured body part is the knee. This course will familiarize the physical therapy professional with the unique needs, complications and injuries that he or she may encounter when dealing with runners in his or her daily scope of practice.
4 Hrs
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Current and Upcoming Legislative, Collaborative and Research Trends for the Physical Therapist

2 Hrs
The physical and occupational therapy professions are fields that greatly benefit from the knowledge of new methods, best practices, eth...
The physical and occupational therapy professions are fields that greatly benefit from the knowledge of new methods, best practices, ethics as well as up-to-date advisories from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and American Occupational Therapy Association (ACA). Field updates and emerging trends will directly impact the delivery of physical and occupational therapy services. This course will offer a brief overview of these trends, in addition to touching upon multiple therapies and techniques which will enhance the practical applications provided by the physical and the occupational therapist.
2 Hrs
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Fall Information and Recovery Techniques for the Physical Therapy Professional

2 Hrs
The National Council for Aging (2015) states that falls are the leading cause of fatal injuries among older adults: one in three people ...
The National Council for Aging (2015) states that falls are the leading cause of fatal injuries among older adults: one in three people over the age of 65 fall each year. This course details 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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Hip Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Treatment

2 Hrs
This course will discuss the anatomy associated with hip osteoarthritis (OA), the diagnosis of OA, and the associated treatments for OA....
This course will discuss the anatomy associated with hip osteoarthritis (OA), the diagnosis of OA, and the associated treatments for OA. This course will also discuss the physical therapy protocol following total hip arthroscopy and the rehabilitation goals for various therapies.
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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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
Online
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Multiple Sclerosis: Physical and Occupational Therapy

2 Hrs
Learn what Multiple Sclerosis is and how it affects the patient, the signs and symptoms of MS, treatment plans for patients, how PT and ...
Learn what Multiple Sclerosis is and how it affects the patient, the signs and symptoms of MS, treatment plans for patients, how PT and OT can help in the treatment, and what treatment parameters and exercise programs can help with a patient with MS. 
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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Order physical book by mail: 20 hour physical therapy IL

20 Hrs
This item is charging for the cost of mailing the physical book. You are not buying the course package. With this purchase you will no...

This item is charging for the cost of mailing the physical book. You are not buying the course package. With this purchase you will not receive ce credit. Once you have received the book, you will still need to complete the exam and pay the course fee. Please allow for 2-3 weeks for shipping.

20 Hrs
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Order physical book by mail: 10 hour physical therapy IL

10 Hrs
This item is charging for the cost of mailing the physical book. You are not buying the course package. With this purchase you will no...

This item is charging for the cost of mailing the physical book. You are not buying the course package. With this purchase you will not receive ce credit. Once you have received the book, you will still need to complete the exam and pay the course fee. Please allow for 2-3 weeks for shipping.

10 Hrs
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Wounds: Types, Treatments and Practical Prevention

2 Hrs
Physical therapists trained in the management of wounds are a vital part of the wound care team. Their unique knowledge of anatomy, phys...
Physical therapists trained in the management of wounds are a vital part of the wound care team. Their unique knowledge of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, positioning, mobility, and modalities adds a deeper dimension to the treatment and prevention of wounds. This course will provide detailed information about various wound types, treatments and methods for prevention.
2 Hrs
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The Use of Pilates in Physical Therapy

4 Hrs
The Pilates method has been increasing in popularity as a form of physical therapy interventions exercise prescriptions; some therapists...
The Pilates method has been increasing in popularity as a form of physical therapy interventions exercise prescriptions; some therapists find that the popularity of the system in American culture helps motivate their patients more than traditional physical therapy exercises. This course will describe various techniques and discuss the benefits of using Pilates in physical therapy treatments.
4 Hrs
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Stroke: Risk Factor Assessment, Rehabilitation Protocols and Best Practices for Prevention

2 Hrs
Stroke is a neurological impairment condition that affects the whole body. It disturbs normal internal, physical, emotional and psycholo...
Stroke is a neurological impairment condition that affects the whole body. It disturbs normal internal, physical, emotional and psychological body mechanisms. This course will discuss the rehabilitation and treatment of strokes, as well as guidelines indicated to aid patients in the prevention of further attacks.
2 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
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Lifestyle and Therapy Approaches to Osteoporosis

3 Hrs
Osteoporosis is widely understood by the public to be a disease that causes increasing fragility in the bones. This course will provide ...
Osteoporosis is widely understood by the public to be a disease that causes increasing fragility in the bones. This course will provide the physical therapy professional with an understanding of the basics of osteoporosis, the effect of lifestyle factors on bone mineral density, and ways that his or her patient can identify and implement effective and relevant exercise modalities for successful outcomes.
3 Hrs