Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Passport Membership – Virtual Library
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Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Full CE Requirement 30-hour Package
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.
Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias: Medical Overview and Rehabilitation Management, 2nd ed (4 hrs)
The purpose of this course is to provide useful, pragmatic information to rehabilitation therapists to facilitate successful rehabilitation for individuals with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Too often, those with dementia are excluded from rehabilitation opportunities based on the assumption that they will not benefit, or they are given a brief trial of rehabilitation that does not take into consideration the special needs of this population and, as a result, they do not make gains. This course will provide an overview of Alzheimer’s disease and its medical management, practical information on optimal interactions with individuals who have Alzheimer’s disease, research findings related to motor learning in this population, existing evidence on rehabilitation with individuals with dementia, and strategies to facilitate successful outcomes.
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.
Conservative and Surgical Management of the Osteoarthritic Hand and Wrist (5 hrs)
This intermediate-level course provides physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with a detailed overview of the pathophysiology and mechanics of the joints of the hand of those diagnosed with OA. The course offers practitioners in-depth knowledge of several of the most common medical and evidence-based practices and provides instruction for technique application in physical therapy examination and evaluation, as well as intervention.
Ethical Practices With Older Adults, Updated (4 hrs)
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.
Functional Assessment of the Older Adult, 2e (4 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.
Pennsylvania Mandatory Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting (Renewal Licensure) (2 hrs)
Course release date: 1/20/2021
Course expiration date: 1/20/2024
This course fulfills the Pennsylvania Healthcare Professionals 2-year licensure renewal continuing education requirement for 2 contact hours of Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting. The course provides the details of the identification, assessment, and reporting of child abuse and reviews Pennsylvania’s state laws regarding child abuse and neglect.
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.
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