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Cervical Spine Mechanical Disorders: Diagnosis & PT Management: 7.5 Contact Hours

Timothy Flynn, PT, Ph.D., OCS, FAAOMPT Timothy Flynn PT, Ph.D., OCS, FAAOMPT
Recipient, Steven J. Rose Excellence in Research Award (twice) and James A. Gould Excellence in Teaching Award, Orthopedic Section, APTA

This course covers neck and upper back pain and explores evidence-based approaches to correct diagnosis and treatment. It is composed of three lectures: Examination & Classification; Manual Therapy & Exercise; and Management of Cervicogenic Headache & Understanding Cervical Artery Complications.

The Dizzy & Imbalanced Patient: 7.5 Contact Hours

Robert Landel PT, DPT, OCS Robert Landel PT, DPT, OCS
Recipient, James A. Gould Excellence in Teaching Award, Orthopedic Section, APTA 2009

This course is aimed towards physical therapists who are treating patients with complaints of dizziness and/or balance problems. There are three lectures within this course. The first deals with differential diagnosis of the dizzy or imbalanced patient, the second with evaluation and the third with treatment.

Functional Assessment and Exercise for the Aging Patient: 7 Contact Hours

Dale Avers PT, DPT, Ph.D. & Patrick VanBeveren PT, DPT, MA, OCS, GCS, CSCS Dale Avers PT, DPT, Ph.D.
Recipient of the Distinguished Educator Award (2007) given by the APTA's Section on Geriatrics & the 1991 Joan Mills Award, Section on Geriatrics
Patrick VanBeveren PT, DPT, MA, OCS, GCS, CSCS
Past President, New York Physical Therapy Association

This course consists of 4 lectures. The PT is introduced to the functional assessment tools for the aging patient as well as how our bodies accommodate to exercise as we change. Mobility and disability measures are discussed as are the strengthening principles relevant to this population.

Differential Diagnosis: 7.5 Contact Hours

Chad Cook PT, M.B.A., Ph.D., OCS, FAAOMPT Chad Cook PT, M.B.A., Ph.D., OCS, FAAOMPT
2009 Dorothy E. Baethke - Eleanor J. Carlin Award recipient for Excellence in Academic Teaching from the APTA

Differential Diagnosis is a term used to describe the process of improving the probability of a correct diagnosis and an appropriate application of treatment. This course consists of four Lectures: Foundational Clinical Decision Making, Spot Diagnosis or Triage, Differential Diagnosis of the Upper Quarter, and Differential Diagnosis of the Lower Quarter.

Financial Management Made Easy for the Healthcare Professional: 2 Contact Hours

Michael Weinper PT, M.P.H. Michael Weinper PT, M.P.H.
Recipient of the Robert G. Dicus Award from the Private Practice Section of the APTA in 2000, as well as the Royce Noland Award of Merit from the California Physical Therapy Association.

Part I of this course discusses six financial principles required to successfully manage a health care enterprise, large or small. Part II builds on the information from Part I and progresses into financial ratios and budgeting. This session covers cost behaviors, key indicators to track, and market forces influencing health care services.

Assessment of Exercise Tolerance for Development of Safe Exercise Prescription: 8.5 Contact Hours

Ellen Hillegass PT, Ed.D., CCS, FAACVPR Ellen Hillegass PT, Ed.D., CCS, FAACVPR
2008 Recipient of the Linda Crane Lecture for the APTA

Assessing exercise tolerance and developing exercise prescriptions are routine parts of physical therapy practice that are not always understood due to the complexities of the problems with which patients now present. This course conveys a thorough understanding of exercise testing protocols and exercise prescription essential for PTs, through three lectures on risk assessment, normal/abnormal responses to exercise, and the fundamentals of exercise prescription.

Build a Work Injury Consulting Practice: 10 Contact Hours

Lauren Hebert PT, DPT, OCS Lauren Hebert PT, DPT, OCS
A leading pioneer defining occupational health physical therapy

This 4-part course empowers the physical therapist to build a scope of workplace consulting services to address MSD prevention and recovery, with an emphasis on prevention services as a basis for building a consulting practice.

Price: $29.95/Contact Hour (US $)