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Parkinson’s Disease: A Practical Approach to Evaluation & Treatment for the Physical Therapist- Module 1: Understanding Parkinson’s Disease and the Growth of Physical Therapy as a Viable Treatment Option. Module 2: Understanding the Impact of Exercise on the Brain and Choosing Outcome Measures to Capture Change Following Exercise. Module 3: Evidence-Based Physical Therapy Intervention for Persons with Parkinson’s Disease. Module 4: Maximizing Patient Outcomes For Patients with Parkinson’s: Exploring Options and Creating Connections between Patient, Family, Health Care, and Community. 8.0 Free Contact Hours (2.0/Module) no APTA membership required for these 4 modules! CLICK “Purchase Now” to enroll, Purchase price = $0.
Fall-Related Brain Injury in Older Adults: Focus on Prevention- Discuss the prevalence and incidence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) secondary to falls in older adults. Describe the impact of fall-related TBIs on quality of life, morbidity, and mortality. Describe age-related changes that increase risk for falls/TBI in older adults. Describe the types of traumatic brain injuries that may occur secondary to a fall. Identify common fall related risk factors. Describe methods of identifying signs/symptoms related to TBI. Discuss evidence-based interventions in managing older adults following TBI. 1.75 Free Contact Hours
List three risk factors for developing a distal radius fracture.
Describe appropriate treatments through the various stages of bone healing.
Recognize three complications of a distal radius fracture. 1.0 Free Contact Hours
Preventing Patient Falls: A Team Approach- Describe the impact of patient falls both for the patient and the facility. List the goals that healthcare facilities must meet in order to reduce the risk of patient harm resulting from falls. Define the healthcare professional’s role in implementing a fall prevention program. Utilize fall risk assessment tools and conduct post-fall assessments. Recognize intrinsic risk factors and implement evidence-based interventions, including specific physiological and psychological conditions.Recognize environmental hazards and apply extrinsic interventions.State what needs to be included in the communication and documentation of patient falls and the importance of the family’s role. 1.0 Free Contact Hours (+PTA)
Clinical Reasoning- Define clinical reasoning. Describe different types of clinical reasoning and the advantages of using it. Relate how clinical reasoning benefits students, patients, and third-party payors and the keys to using it. Explain evidence-based models and therapy. Distinguish between creative problem solving and clinical reasoning, and discuss the decision tree process. Illustrate the effectiveness of clinical reasoning in regard to group therapy. 2.0 Free CEUs
Stroke: Making the Transition to Chronic Care Management- Distinguish between the different types of stroke. Discuss ways to prevent stroke and recurrent stroke. Describe the role of the interdisciplinary team in rehabilitation following a stroke. 1.0 Free Contact Hours
Rehabilitation in Critical Care: Summary of NICE Guideline 83- List possible complications from critical care stays and explain the needs for early rehabilitation assessment and interventions. Explain the origin and formation of medical terminology. Examine recommendations for physical and occupational therapy intervention in critically ill patients including screening, assessment, treatment, and follow up care. Explore recommendations for speech therapy intervention in critically ill patients including screening, assessment, treatment, and follow up care. Identify recommendations psychology services intervention in critically ill patients including screening, assessment, treatment, and follow up care. Explain the need for education. 1.0 Free Contact Hours
Chronic Pain- Identify the most prevalent chronic pain diagnoses and conditions that may be associated with them as discussed in the article. Demonstrate knowledge of ‘what the science says’ about the effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) approaches that are utilized by many people with chronic pain as discussed in the article. Demonstrate familiarity with the guidelines from the National Clearinghouse of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for guiding people who are considering choosing CAM approaches to help alleviate their chronic pain as discussed in the article. 1.0 Free CEUs
Electrical Stimulation Modalities- (TENS, Interferential, Neuromuscular Stimulation) This Intermediate Level course guides learners through the general considerations and specific applications/treatment techniques with proven research for three (3) contemporary and popular electrical stimulation modalities (e.g. TENS, Interferential Estim, and Neuromuscular NMES). The purpose of this continuing education course is to teach the learner how to safely, effectively and efficiently apply electrical stimulation modality treatments. 2.0 Free Contact Hours
Navigating the Regulatory Environment: Ensuring Compliance While Promoting Professional Integrity- Identify regulations, laws, and facts that pertain to health care fraud and abuse. List the top compliance issues for physical therapists. Employ strategies to increase compliance and prevent fraud and abuse in your physical therapy practice. 2.0 Free Contact Hours (CLICK “Purchase Now” to enroll, Purchase price = $0, no APTA membership required)