Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Continuing Education

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Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting in Pennsylvania

2 Hrs
Child protective laws were implemented to help reduce the recurrence of child abuse and neglect, evaluate situations to determine if the...
Child protective laws were implemented to help reduce the recurrence of child abuse and neglect, evaluate situations to determine if there is reasonable cause to suspect abuse, and report using the correct procedure. 

If you hold a PA Pharmacy license, you MUST add an additional certificate request for “Pennsylvania - Pharmacy Technician” in your cart before you can purchase the PA Child Abuse Recognition Course. There is no extra charge for this certificate.
2 Hrs
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Ethical Practice In Physical Therapy

3 Hrs
This course covers the principles and standards of ethical practice for physical therapists and assistants and references the Codes of E...
This course covers the principles and standards of ethical practice for physical therapists and assistants and references the Codes of Ethics and Conduct Guides of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT). Ethical issues related to professional practice are discussed. Steps to identify potential conflicts and strategies for decision making to avoid and resolve ethical issues are included.
3 Hrs
Online
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Pennsylvania Physical Therapy CE Correspondence Package 2018

30 Hrs
This package meets 30 hours of the required CE for license renewal....
This package meets 30 hours of the required CE for license renewal.
30 Hrs
Online
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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 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 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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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 the...
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 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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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 familiari...
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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Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting in Pennsylvania for Initial Licensure

3 Hrs
This 3 hour course meets your requirement on child abuse recognition and reporting in Pennsylvania and is for professionals seeking lice...

This 3 hour course meets your requirement on child abuse recognition and reporting in Pennsylvania and is for professionals seeking licensure.
Child protective laws were implemented to help reduce the recurrence of child abuse and neglect, evaluate situations to determine if there is reasonable cause to suspect abuse, and report using the correct procedure.
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 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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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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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 discu...
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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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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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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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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Order physical book by mail: 30 hour Physical Therapy PA

30 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.

30 Hrs