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18-Hour New York Physical Therapy Course
18 Hrs
This package contains 18 hours of your continuing education requirement for New York Physical Therapists.
18 Hrs
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Pediatric Sensory Integration and Implications for OT/PT Treatment With Adults
2 Hrs
Sensory processing disorder is a complex condition that affects a wide range of people with comorbid conditions across the lifespan. This course will provide a description of sensory integration as it pertains to clinical settings. Although sensory integration has its origins in the pediatric population, this course will address how treatment can be applied to adults.
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 function for these patients with nonsurgical and postoperative interventions.
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 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
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Mental Illness and Aggressive Behavior: Prevention & Methods to Produce Effective Treatment
2 Hrs
Working with patients with mental illnesses can be intimidating without the proper knowledge, skills, and preparation. This course discusses how to address a patient's functional goals despite mental factors that may affect treatment, specifically aggression.
2 Hrs
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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 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 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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OSHA and Bloodborne Pathogens
4 Hrs
This course examines OSHA's blood-borne pathogen standard and its procedures for employers to aid in worker safety. This course will discuss engineering and work practice controls, personal protective clothing and equipment, training, medical surveillance, vaccinations, signs and labels, as well as other provisions to safe guard against blood-borne pathogens in the workplace.
4 Hrs
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Osteogenesis Imperfecta: Therapeutic Strategies and Unique Concerns
2 Hrs
This course will offer information about osteogenesis imperfecta and will discuss its types and their individual pathologies. It will also offer practical suggestions for consideration and care of patients with osteogenesis imperfecta in which the physical therapist can implement within the scope of care.
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 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 components regarding pharmaceutical principles and will discuss common pharmaceutical categories relative to application in physical therapy clinical settings.
4 Hrs
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Identification and Communication Approaches for Reducing Workplace Violence in Healthcare Settings
4 Hrs
According to OSHA, nearly 2 million American workers report having been victims of workplace violence each year. At some point in their careers, physical therapists are likely to encounter workplace violence and this course will discuss how to correctly identify it and provide information about how to implement steps to resolve it.
4 Hrs
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Physical Therapy and the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease
2 Hrs
Parkinson's disease is a long-term neurological issue that requires close coordination of both medical treatment and physical therapy treatment for optimal results. This course will discuss the role of physical therapy in the treatment of patients with Parkinson's.
2 Hrs
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Plantar Fasciitis: Diagnosis and Treatment Methodologies
3 Hrs
This course is designed to address the individual deficits of each patient, focusing on treatments that have been proven by research to improve outcomes for plantar fasciitis. This course will familiarize the physical therapist and physical therapist assistant with the methodologies for diagnosis and provides examples of the most effective known treatments for treating.
3 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 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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Safeguarding Patient Treatment
2 Hrs
The field of patient safety has emerged in response to a high prevalence of avoidable adverse events. This course will discuss the importance of patient safety and strategies to minimize adverse events in the healthcare environment.
2 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 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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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 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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Wheelchair Evaluations: Methods in Refining Assessment Skills for Occupational & Physical Therapists
3 Hrs
This course is designed to answer the most complicated and random questions that may be going through a physical therapist's mind when performing wheelchair evaluations. This course will provide helpful tips and resources to enhance your ability to evaluate unique patients to provide them with the best equipment under fully optimized ethical and financial circumstances.
3 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, 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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Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: OT and PT Roles for Intervention
2 Hrs
The following course material targets occupational and physical therapists who regularly work with, or who have an interest in working with, young adults with autism across the entire spectrum. The course includes basic information about autism spectrum disorder as well as references to the latest interventions and evaluations for functional barriers for this population. 
2 Hrs
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Identifying Bullying & Violence in the Workplace: An Overview
4 Hrs
In order to provide a safe work environment for employees and an environment that is conducive to the best possible patient care, horizontal violence (HV) must be recognized and a zero tolerance for its occurrence be upheld by administration, management, and staff. This course will discuss the factors contributing to HV and provide strategies to reduce or eliminate it.
4 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 also discuss the physical therapy protocol following total hip arthroscopy and the rehabilitation goals for various therapies.
2 Hrs
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A Physical Therapy Guide to the Repair and 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 anatomy of the shoulder and the specific treatment plans for postoperative rotator cuff repair in order to effectively communicate with the patient and answer any questions or concerns he or she may have. 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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Common Sports Injuries: Identification, Causes & Treatment
4 Hrs
Physical therapists see and treat a wide range of injuries: from sport injuries and those that result from trauma, to injuries that have culminated after years of bad posture. This course will inform the physical therapist about specific concerns and considerations to keep in mind when devising treatment approaches.
4 Hrs
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Achilles Tendon Rupture and Recovery: Evidence Based Practice
2 Hrs
This course will describe relevant anatomy as it is related to an Achilles tendon rupture and the rehabilitation involved in the recovery process following surgical and non-surgical management. A review of Achilles tendinopathy and treatment options will also be included in this course.
2 Hrs
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ACL Repair and Rehabilitation: A Comprehensive Look at ACL Tears
2 Hrs
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are a common injury among athletes, such as soccer players, basketball players, skiers and gymnasts, as well as among non-athletes who can be injured during recreational activities and accidents. It is estimated that there are approximately 200,000 ACL injuries diagnosed in the United States each year and that there are 95,000 ACL ruptures and 100,000 ACL reconstructions performed each year. This course will examine the anatomy associated with an ACL injury and repair, as well as outline treatment options. In addition, this course will discuss the rehabilitation protocol following surgery, recovery phases and associated timetables.
2 Hrs
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Acute Injury and Pain: A Strategy, Management, and Rehabilitation Discussion for Physical Therapists
3 Hrs
Millions of Americans suffer with pain every year. Pain, both chronic and acute, is quickly becoming an increasingly dire public health issue that costs employers, patients and insurance companies billions of dollars each year. This course discuss the management of acute injuries and methods and management of pain.
3 Hrs
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Alzheimer's/Dementia Care: Interdisciplinary Considerations for Physical Therapists
1 Hrs
Alzheimer's disease and dementia are devastating cognitive disorders that, with time; severely disrupt an individual's lifestyle and their participation in functional activities and mobility. This course is designed to aid physical therapist and physical therapist assistants in better understand Alzheimer's and dementia and best practices when caring for a patient suffering from the diseases.
1 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 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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An Overview of Oncology Rehabilitation
4 Hrs
Cancer is a devastating disease, but many patients can be successfully treated and resume their normal lives. This course will familiarize the physical therapist with the different forms of cancer, as well as the risk factors and rehabilitation protocols for the care of the oncology patient.
4 Hrs
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Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy
2 Hrs

Physical therapists play a crucial role in the treatment and management of patients with cardiopulmonary disease.  It is important for physical therapists to have comprehensive knowledge of common cardiopulmonary diseases/conditions, prevention strategies, and treatment strategies for patients at all levels of care—from the ICU to the outpatient clinic settings. Physical therapists are a key part of the team in the treatment of these patients. This course will help to enhance your knowledge on this patient population. 

2 Hrs
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Chronic Health Conditions of Physical Therapy Patients
3 Hrs
This course identifies and briefly summarizes some of the common chronic conditions and health problems encountered within patients by the physical therapist in the scope of his or her daily practice. Many of these conditions require specific knowledge about the anatomy, symptoms and considerations for care that are unique to each issue.
3 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 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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Cultural and Linguistic Proficiency within the Physical Therapy Environment
4 Hrs
There is little doubt that physical therapists will likely encounter patients from different races and ethnicities within their career; however, some studies have shown that an education in healthcare may not sufficiently prepare healthcare workers to understand how culture may influence a patient's perception, and how these perceptions can affect treatments. This course will provide information about the APTA Guide for Professional Conduct and offer insights to the physical therapist dealing with a diverse population.
4 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 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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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, 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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Decreasing the Occurrences and Frequency of Falls through Root Cause Analysis
1 Hrs
It is estimated that as many as one out of four individuals over the age of 65 fall each year, although the numbers are difficult to determine because many falls are not reported. This course will discuss the strategies involved in decreasing the occurrence of falls and examine the root causes contributing to falls.
1 Hrs
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Diabetes and Physical Therapy
4 Hrs
Diabetes mellitus is a common endocrine pathology associated with abnormally elevated glucose dilution due to limited insulin production, limited target cell responsiveness, or a combination of both. This leads to a constant state of hyperglycemia. Over time, chronic hyperglycemia leads to destruction of different organs; primarily blood vessels, the nervous system, heart, eyes and kidneys.  Of significant concern to physical therapists is the fact that nearly one quarter of all people 65 and older in the U.S. has pre-diabetes. 
4 Hrs
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Ethics for Physical Therapists and Assistants
4 Hrs
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.
4 Hrs
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Evaluation and Treatment of the Cervical Spine
2 Hrs
Neck or cervical spine pain and dysfunction can have multiple causes. The goal of the physical therapist should first be to determine the cause of the pain via screening forms and special tests, and once the cause is determined, the best course of treatment can be chosen. This course will discuss the various assessment methods and treatment option of the cervical spine.
2 Hrs
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Exercise and Older Adults
2 Hrs
Worldwide, an estimated 424,000 people die each year from falls; the vast majority are from low- and middle-income countries. Additionally, an estimated 37.3 million falls require medical attention.  Physical and occupational therapists also play an important role in decreasing the risk of falls in the elderly population. They can effectively develop exercise programs for the aging population and for special populations with specific diseases or conditions. These prescribed programs can improve an aging person’s functional activity levels, which can be seriously impacted by a fall, causing serious health consequences. Fall-prevention strategies can help decrease the risk of falls and improve overall health and functional ability in the aging population. 
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 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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Fractures and Surgical Fixation
2 Hrs
Rehabilitation considerations after a surgical fixation of fractures are required to restore strength, functional mobility and joint motion. This course will provide physical therapists and physical therapist assistants information to increase their knowledge and improve their ability to manage fractures with surgical fixation.
2 Hrs
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Health Care in the Modern Age: Trends in Health Information Technology
8 Hrs
The advancement of both technology and healthcare has produced the need for more efficient health and storage technology systems. This comprehensive course provides an overview of health information technology systems, touching upon state laws and regulations and enforcement of these laws, as well as compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws.
8 Hrs
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Order physical book by mail: 18 hour Physical Therapy NY
18 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 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.

18 Hrs