Courses

Live and on-demand continuing education.

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The Role of Physical Therapy in Limb Salvage

Presented by Tracy Winkley, PT, CWS, CLT, FACCWS, DAPWCA

AdultPTAging
Upon completion of the course, the physical therapist will be able to define their role as part of the multidisciplinary team involved in treatment of a patient with a wound, particularly neuropathic ulcers. In recognizing common barriers to wound healing, the therapist will be able to incorporate not only a skin assessment, but also assessments […]
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Speech Therapists in the Bathroom: Our Role in ADLs with Cog-Comm Disorders

Presented by Adria Thompson, MA, CCC-SLP

AdultSLPADLsAgingDementia
This course discusses the role of the SLP in assessing and treating cognitive-communication disorders in the context of activities of daily living (ADLs). SLPs can provide essential communication support during ADLs. We will review evidence-based interventions that can decrease agitation and resistance, discuss interventions for treatment and barriers related to confidence to assist in ADLs, […]
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Out of Sight or Out of Mind? Understanding Field Cuts vs Neglect Syndrome

Presented by Jerome Quellier, MS, CCC-SLP

AdultSLPBrain InjuryStrokeVisual Impairment/NeglectVisual Processing
Rehab clinicians must rapidly evaluate dysfunctions that impact their patient’s ability to engage. This course encourages therapists to use appropriate terminology to describe disruptions in the optic system, to understand the anatomical and physiology of sight, locate brain regions involved in visual processing, and train clinicians to identify a field cut and discern a neglect […]
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Occupational Therapy and Community-Based Practice

Presented by Quinn P Tyminski, OTD, OTR/L, BCMH

AdultOTMental Health
This course will provide basic information on working in community-based practice settings with individuals from marginalized populations. Principles of occupational justice and use of the occupational justice framework will be addressed, along with a blueprint for getting involved in this area of practice.
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Rethink Cognitive Rehab: Assessment & Treatment for Executive Functioning

Presented by Katie Brown, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS

AdultSLPAgingBrain InjuryDementiaPlanning/OrganizingStroke
This course will discuss the speech pathologist’s role in cognitive rehab, how to assess for executive dysfunction outside of the standardized assessment box, and treat using best practice guidelines according to the literature. By using real-life case examples, attendees will discover how to implement a person-centered approach to cognitive therapy using evidence-based treatments.
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Ethnic Skin and Hair Care in Acute and LTC Settings

Presented by Tamara M. Goff, COTA/L

AdultPediatricOTADLsCaregiver
This course will explore techniques used to care for African American patients including shampooing, styling, and upkeep of the varying hair textures that you may encounter. Additionally, it will also explore skin care issues and how, as a rehab professional, to incorporate cultural ideals into everyday intervention and clients’ activities of daily living (ADLs).
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Telerehabilitation for the Orthopedic and Neurological Patient Population – Application of Remote Patient Monitoring and mHealth Platforms

Presented by Dr. Nupur Hajela, PT, DPT, PhD

AdultOTPTSLPAgingBrain InjuryNervous System ConditionsOrthopaedicsStroke
This course will allow rehabilitation professionals to design and conduct telehealth evaluations and treatments for the orthopedic and neurological patient populations. It will provide an evidence based approach for orthopedic and neurological patients.
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Introduction to the Patient with Laryngectomy – What the SLP Should Know

Presented by Brian Martin, MS, CCC-SLP

AdultSLPDysphagiaHead and Neck CancerTracheostomyVoice
This course covers information regarding post-laryngectomy anatomy and physiology including typical vs post-laryngectomy and tracheostomy vs laryngectomy. Gain an overview of techniques for voice restoration after a laryngectomy, including esophageal speech, electrolarynx, and tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis. Post-laryngectomy pulmonary rehabilitation and dysphagia will be reviewed.
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Wound Care Right on TIME

Presented by Tracy Winkley, PT, CWS, CLT, FACCWS, DAPWCA

AdultPTAging
This course will present an overview of wounds and their management. Topics covered will include the types of wounds most often encountered, stages of wound healing and barriers to healing. Additionally, the standard TIME acronym will be outlined and its use in assessment and management of wounds explained. The participant will have a greater understanding […]
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Beyond Opioids: Therapy Strategies to Manage Chronic Pain

Presented by Lydia Nemirovsky, MS, OTR/L

AdultOTPTSLPBrain InjuryChronic PainHealth LiteracyMedications and WellnessResilience
Chronic pain presents unique challenges to the rehabilitation professional, oftentimes serving as the primary barrier to functional and meaningful progress. This course will explain the different therapy approaches required for effective chronic pain management, while providing a deeper understanding of how pain is processed in the body.
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Trauma-Informed Care in Clinical Practice

Presented by Moses Costigan, BOccThy, Registered Occupational Therapist (AUS)

AdultPediatricOTPTSLPArticulationAutismLanguage DevelopmentMental HealthPediatric Brain Injury
This course furthers participants’ understanding of the principles of trauma-informed care and the neurobiological impacts of exposure to trauma across the lifespan. Participants will learn about the challenges individuals with trauma history face when accessing healthcare and how to utilize a range of personal and organizational practices to implement trauma-informed healthcare services.
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International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) Implementation in Health Care

Presented by Jordan Patrick, MSP, CCC-SLP

AdultSLPDietsDysphagia
This course will review the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) implementation in the acute care setting, including the rationale for utilization of IDDSI’s standardized naming and testing approach, key starting points/contacts for implementation of a new diet system within the health care setting, and various IDDSI levels and restrictions required for each level.
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From Recidivism to Transformation: Rethinking How We Approach Chronic Conditions

Presented by Caroline Morris, PT, DPT, GCS, WHC

AdultOTPTSLPAgingArthritisBack/SpineOrthopaedics
Frustrated by repeat patients who never seem to maintain their gains from therapy? This interactive course will examine the role of health behaviors in the effective management of chronic conditions. Using the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change as a guiding framework, we will identify stages of behavior change and target interventions to specific stages. Self-reflection […]
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Trauma Stewardship – The Science and Soul of Early Life Adversity

Presented by Mary E. Coughlin, MS, NNP, RNC-E

AdultPediatricOTPTSLPBrain InjuryFeeding and SwallowingLanguage DevelopmentMental HealthPediatric Brain Injury
This course will introduce the learner to the biology of toxic, traumatic stress along with short-term and long-term consequences. However, it is not just the patients and their families that are impacted, but the clinicians as well. Trauma stewardship opens hearts and minds to heal the hurts that often go unnoticed and discover creative, evidence-based […]
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An Introduction to Trauma-Informed Care and Practice

Presented by Moses Costigan, BOccThy, Registered Occupational Therapist (AUS)

AdultPediatricOTPTSLPArticulationAutismLanguage DevelopmentMental HealthPediatric Brain Injury
This course will provide a concise yet comprehensive introduction to trauma-informed care and practice for rehab professionals. Participants will learn how to utilize trauma-informed care in their practice and explore the impact of exposure to trauma and the incidence of trauma in different populations and clinical contexts.
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Applying the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia in Clinical Practice

Presented by Katie Brown, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS

AdultSLPAphasia
Do SLPs know what their clients with aphasia want? Current research shows the goals of those living with aphasia and clinicians are not always congruent. This course focuses on shifting clinical perspective towards a person-centered approach, the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia. Attendees will learn how to integrate the approach into evidence-based aphasia assessment and […]
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How to Reverse Insulin Resistance for Long-Term Weight Loss and Disease Prevention

Presented by Morgan Nolte, PT, DPT Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist

AdultOTPTSLPAgingArthritisCardiovascular DiseaseDementiaDiabetes
This presentation explains how to reverse insulin resistance naturally with sustainable lifestyle changes. Topics discussed include: A detailed discussion of macronutrients including different types of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats; how to use time-restricted feeding to lower insulin; the best types of exercise to lower insulin; a discussion of sleep, stress, and toxins as they relate […]
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Lowering Insulin Resistance: The Key to Treating Obesity

Presented by Morgan Nolte, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist

AdultOTPTSLPDiabetes
This presentation explains the link between insulin resistance and obesity. You will learn about the major causes of insulin resistance, symptoms, screening, and testing measures. You will have clarity about why insulin resistance is at the root cause of many conditions including obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, dementia, osteoarthritis, and more.
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Sleep: The Third Pillar of Health – Importance of Getting It & How to Improve It

Presented by Natalie R Rolle, MOT, OTR/L

AdultOTPTSLPAgingMental Health
Sleep is important to health; we know that now without a doubt. We can’t reap the full benefits of our good diet/exercise if we aren’t sleeping well. This presentation is about the most up to date science on why sleep is important, costs of not getting enough or good quality sleep, our sleep systems and […]
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Introduction to Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Hand Practice

Presented by Dr. Beshoy Ghaly, DPT, RMSK, ECS

AdultOTPTArm/HandOrthopaedics
This course is an introduction to the basic knowledge of diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound in hand clinical practice. The course will highlight basic hand tissue characterization and normal structural appearance on ultrasound. The course will also discuss common pathologies encountered during the msk ultrasound scan of the hand.
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