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Cerebral Palsy Across the Lifespan, 2nd ed

6 Hrs
This intermediate-level course provides updated, evidence- based information for physical therapists and occupational therapists who work with individuals who have cerebral palsy. This course will be particularly helpful to clinicians who have not recently reviewed the literature related to cerebral palsy and to those who do not frequently provide physical therapy services for this population. Physical therapists who received their training before the profession’s move to doctoral-level training may also find this course helpful because of its focus on the clinical reasoning skills that are necessary when patients can directly access physical therapists without physician referral. Most physical therapists and occupational therapists in pediatric clinical settings will encounter individuals with cerebral palsy. Because pediatric and school-based clinical services typically end by the age of 21, physical therapists and occupational therapists who provide treatment in adult therapy settings also need to be competent in treating this rapidly growing segment of the adult population. Physical and occupational therapists who work with this heterogeneous population need to be aware of the many factors critical to clinical decision making. This course will address prevalence, etiology, diagnosis, classification, examination, evaluation, prognosis, interventions, and outcomes for individuals with cerebral palsy across the lifespan. Because the body of literature related to this diagnosis is extensive, this course will provide an overview of the most salient current issues that impact the clinical decisions and care provided by physical therapists and occupational therapists. Clinicians who desire a more in-depth understanding of cerebral palsy are encouraged to pursue applicable resources and references more extensively. 
$48.00
Online

Clinical Mentorship: Teaching and Learning Strategies in Clinical Practice

3 Hrs
The purpose of this intermediate-level course is to provide foundational concepts of effective clinical teaching and learning, including teaching strategies and student assessment in the clinical education environment for physical therapists. To become an effective teacher in a complex and uncertain environment such as clinical practice, one needs to demonstrate essential teaching principles, adapt to the learning needs of the student to facilitate learning, and assess the learner’s (student or new professional) knowledge, skills, and abilities to determine readiness to enter clinical practice. Upon completion of this course, the participant will gain exposure to effective teaching tools to use in the clinical setting, strategies to facilitate the clinical reasoning process of the student, and assessment of student learning during the clinical experience. This course is recommended for clinical instructors in physical therapist or physical therapist assistant.
$24.00
Online

Ethical Issues and Decision Making 2nd Edition

5 Hrs
This intermediate level course provides physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with an updated primer on the study of ethics and ethical behaviors as they apply to physical therapy practice. The course is designed to help clinicians effectively and efficiently integrate ethical decision making into their clinical practice.
$40.00
Online

Examination and Treatment of Peripheral Vestibular Disorders

6 Hrs
The purpose of this course is to educate the practicing physical therapist on the management of patients with peripheral vestibular disorders in order to expand their current practice skill set into the subspecialty of vestibular rehabilitation. This will be accomplished through knowledge of functional anatomy of the vestibular system and current methods of evidence-based examination and the process of differential assessment to determine effective treatment of common peripheral vestibular disorders, or when referral is appropriate. 
  
 
$48.00
Online

Osteoarthritis of the Hip: Rehabilitation and Treatment Strategies, 2nd Edition

4 Hrs
This intermediate-level course is designed to provide physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with a comprehensive overview of current evidence-based treatment strategies for patients with Osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip joint. The course reviews the pathomechanical changes that are associated with hip OA and discusses nonmodifiable and modifiable risk factors.
$32.00
Online

Pain Assessment and Management: Role of the PT

1 Hrs
This basic-level course provides an overview of pain, the physiology of pain, its impact on economic and personal status, and pain assessment and treatment.
$8.00
Online

Preventing Falls in Older Adults

5 Hrs
An older adult falls every second of every day, with more than 29 million falls occurring in 2014, resulting in more than 7 million injuries. This intermediate-level course provides healthcare professionals in the areas of physical and occupational therapy with the knowledge they need to successfully identify those at risk for falls, assess individuals, and develop interventions targeted at reducing fall risk in older adults. Although therapists may be aware of the need to assess and treat older adults for risk for falls, they may not be fully abreast of approaches that are supported by evidence and are proven to truly reduce the incidence of falls. 
$40.00
Online

Running Injuries

4 Hrs
The purpose of this intermediate-level course for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants is to improve evaluation skills and intervention selection regarding running-related injuries. To achieve this, this course will (1) review the impact of running injuries and contributing factors, (2) discuss the underlying theories that have shaped current and emerging assessment methods and treatments, and (3) detail appropriate tests and protocols for evaluation and treatment of the injured runner. 
$32.00
Webinar

Rehab of the Complex Shoulder and Elbow – LIVESTREAM WEBINAR

5 Hrs
Sat Jul 18 | 09:00 am – 02:30 pm EDT


$79.00
Webinar

Telehealth for Physical Therapy – LIVESTREAM WEBINAR

1.5 Hrs
Sat Jul 25 | 03:30 pm – 05:30 pm EDT


$59.00
Webinar

Treating Patients with Complex Back and Neck Pain – LIVESTREAM WEBINAR

2 Hrs
Tue Jul 28 | 05:30 pm – 08:00 pm EDT


$79.00
Webinar

Comprehensive Manual Therapy – LIVESTREAM WEBINAR

6 Hrs
Fri Aug 7 | 11:00 am – 05:30 pm EDT

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This is a Livestream Webinar 

Livestream webinars are scheduled for a specific date and time and allow you to interact with the instructor in real time over a secure internet connection.

If your state requires all or a portion of your CE hours to consist of traditional classroom learning this course may qualify. Many states now recognize this type of learning as a traditional/live class learning.  Check with your state board for the latest information on your renewal requirements. 

$229.00