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Foundation Exercises for the Treatment of the Shoulder

George J. Davies, DPT, MEd, PT, SCS, ATC, LAT, CSCS, FAPTA, PES provides evidence based therapeutic exercises guidelines for developing rehabilitation programs for patients with various shoulder pathologies. Foundational exercises are described first to work each link in the kinematic chain in an isolated manner to build the “foundation” to progress to the advanced functional specificity exercises. After a solid foundation is established by working each link in the kinematic chain (muscle groups in the shoulder complex); then examples of advanced exercises are illustrated to be incorporated with different patients at selected times in their rehabilitation programs.

CME credit hours: 5.0 hrs    Delivery: DVD and Online

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 6 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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Treatment of the Post Surgical Lumbar and Spine Patient

Post Surgical Evaluation and Treatment of the Cervical and Lumbar Spine

Carol McFarland, PT, PhD, OCS details postoperative evaluation and treatment of spine patients with an emphasis on maximizing their surgical outcomes. Carol explains post operative spinal evaluations, identifies standardized outcomes tools, how to perform post operative spine evaluations for the various stages of post operative progression and much more! This course is essential for any therapist treating the post operative spine.

CME credit hours: 12.0 hrs    Delivery: DVD and Online

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 15 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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PT OT PTA COTA Online Continuing Education Course

Post Surgical Treatment of the Cervical and Lumbar Spine

Build your knowledge of the top treatment protocols for the post surgical spine patient with this exciting online/DVD continuing education course. Carol McFarland, PT, PhD, OCS focuses entirely on treatment of the post surgical spine patient with discussion and demonstration of specific rehabilitation exercises and treatment protocols. Gain insight into the actual surgical process with an extensive interview conducted by Carol with a board certified neurosurgeon. Specific case studies are discussed focusing on kyphoplasty, vertebroplasy, artificial disk replacement, lumbar spine fusion and lumbar laminectomy for spinal stenosis.

CME credit hours: 5.0 hrs    Delivery: DVD and Online

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 6 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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The Interactive Shoulder Algorithm - MACOSX/Windows OS CD and CEU credit with instant online access

The Interactive Shoulder Algorithm - Master the evaluation of the shoulder complex

I bet you treat the shoulder or you will treat a shoulder. This is the ultimate support tool for mastering the twenty nine test to evaluate the shoulder. This release is version 3, and runs on the MAC OSX or greater and Windows XP or greater. Why interactive software thats runs off a CD and instant online access? We know that you want a tool that you can keep around the clinic or refer back to after completion of your CME. We also had a great deal of fun putting together interactive anatomy

CME credit hours: 10.5 hrs    Delivery: Software on CD and Online

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 13 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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Utilizing Pilates to Enhance Rehab Outcomes Home Study Instant Online Access, DVD shipment

Utilizing Pilates to Enhance Rehab Outcomes

You can purchase a Pilates DVD at the store for $19, so what's the big deal? This film focuses on a therapists mastery of Pilates from a clinical perspective. Each exercise is performed and narrated with a focus on understanding the proper execution and implications of the exercise. The online course relates all these exercises into rehab case studies. This is a great learning tool for the geriatric population.

CME credit hours: 10.0 hrs    Delivery: DVD and Online

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 12 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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Clinical Examination and Treatment of the Cervical and Upper Thoracic Spine

Clinical Examination and Treatment of the Cervical and Upper Thoracic Spine

Everyone gets a headache right? We've taken Dr. Chris Durall, PT, DPT, SCS, LAT, CSCS expertise with the cervical spine and focused it on Cervicogenic headaches. The DVD is an awesome tool for cervical spine and upper thoracic evaluation and treatment self study and practice. The online education takes that information and applies it to the evaluation and treatment of cervicogenic headaches. We integrated some 3D anatomical motion animation and shot this movie with multiple camera angles to enhance your ability to understand the techniques

CME credit hours: 10.0 hrs    Delivery: DVD and Online

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 12 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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Examination and Treatment of the SI Joint

Examination and Treatment of the SI Joint

SI Joint Pain? Michael P. Reiman , PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, ATC, FAAOMPT, CSCS reprises his star roll in this comprehensive narration and demonstration of evaluation and treatment techniques for the SI joint. Multiple camera angles and close up detail shots ensure that your catching all the action. The SI Joint Evaluation and Treatment covers twenty-eight treatment techniques, including nine mobilizations and six muscle energy techniques. Michael P. Reiman also narrates and demonstrates twenty-seven examination techniques for the SI joint.

CME credit hours: 10.0 hrs    Delivery: DVD and Online

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 12 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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Examination and treatment of the Foot and Ankle - DVD and Instant Online Home Study

Examination and Treatment of the Foot and Ankle

Have you ever struggled in treating a patient with Plantar Fasciitis? Have you considered that maybe the patient really did not have plantar fasciitis? Ever wonder if your patients poor foot alignment is a factor in their back, knee or hip pain? Dont know when a patient should have a custom orthotic? Then you owe it to yourself and your patients to take this online course. You will learn how to perform an effective differential diagnosis process for foot and ankle problems, learn what your text book may have failed to explain, and how biomechanics of the foot can create symptoms from the foot to the lumbar spine.

CME credit hours: 12 hrs    Delivery: Online

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 15 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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Spinal Cord Injury - DVD and Instant Online Home Study

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Cord Injury is truly a unique educational program featuring a paraplegic and a quadriplegic performing specific rehab activities. Selina Morgan PT, ATP demonstrates and narrates patient transfers, mobility exercises, wheelchair related activity and brace utilization. In addition, Manual Muscle Testing, wheelchair related issues and many other topics are explored in detail. Imagine your spinal cord patients learning mobility techniques by watching other SCI patients perform those techniques! If you are treating SCI patients this film and educational course is essential to your professional development.

CME credit hours: 13.0 hrs    Delivery: DVD and Online

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 16 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint - DVD and Instant Online Home Study

Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint

Looking for a quick and easy way to learn about the evaluation and treatment of the Hip complex? This course will NOT provide that, what it will provide is comprehensive knowledge of the complexity of the hip joint as well as evaluation and treatment techniques. Michael P. Reiman , PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, ATC, FAAOMPT, CSCS is thorough and meticulous in his narration and execution of the evaluation of the hip joint. He follows up a spectacular evaluation with narration of key exercises and techniques for treatment of the hip complex. A great course on a complex subject, follow this course up with a live event so that your hands on skill match the knowledge gained in this course.

CME credit hours: 10.0 hrs    Delivery: DVD and Online

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 12 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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Vestibular Rehabiltation - Evaluation and Treatment - DVD and Instant Online Home Study

Vestibular Rehabilitation - Evaluation and Treatment

Have you ever met a therapist who displayed such a tremendous amount of skill in one particular area of rehabilitation? If not this just may be your first encounter with such a person. Barry Morgan , PT takes you on a educational journey into vestibular rehab. He demonstrates clinical evaluation tests and treatments while providing pearls of clinical wisdom.

CME credit hours: 10.0 hrs    Delivery: DVD and Online

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 12 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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The Snapping Hip - PT Online Continuing Education Course on the Hip Complex

The Snapping Hip

Snapping is a common complaint regarding structures in and around the hip joint. Known as coxa saltans, snapping hip syndromes are traditionally classified into three categories: Internal, external, and intra-articular. The associated snapping is most likely caused by a tendon passing over a bony structure or mechanical signs of an intraarticular injury. Approaches to diagnosis and treatment are unique and range from conservative management to surgical procedures.

CME credit hours: 2.0 hrs    Delivery: PDF Download, Online Test

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 3 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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Understanding Lymphedema

Understanding Lymphedema

Understanding Lymphedema is an e-learning course delivered online that focuses on developing a understanding of the medical condition of lymphedema.

Are health care professionals in the United States adequately trained in our university based medical/allied health professional programs to recognize lymphedema and treat it appropriately? This online course is a great starting place for a therapist looking to learn more about lymphedema and how it is treated.

CME credit hours: 4 hrs    Delivery: Online

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 5 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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Essential Concepts of Management and Leadership: Applications for Rehabilitation Services

Essential Concepts of Management and Leadership: Applications for Rehabilitation Services

The managers and leaders of today require the development and mastery of multiple skills and experiences in order to engage their team fully and achieve desired results. Rehabilitation managers typically spend disproportionately less time in management and leadership development versus clinical training, diminishing one’s overall effectiveness. Additionally, working long hours attempting to wear both clinician and manager hats may lead to increased personal stress and burnout.

CME credit hours: 2.0 Hrs    Delivery: PDF Download, Online Test

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 3 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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The Lymphedema Toolbox USB, Windows Version 4.0

The Lymphedema Toolbox

The ultimate software tool for therapist looking to learn about lymphedema or enhance their current knowledge. This software tool is a outstanding resource to any professional library. This new version, released on USB for Windows Operating systems, contains over 400 pages of information with photos, 3D renderings, digital movies and illustrations. Information can be viewed onscreen and printed. The information can be used for self-study and can form the basis of a patient education program for any clinic or hospital.

CME credit hours: 15.0 hrs    Delivery: Windows USB drive, Online Test Access

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 19 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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Decreased Shoulder Range of Motion and Shoulder Pain in the Post Breast Cancer Surgical Population

Decreased shoulder range of motion and shoulder pain in the post breast cancer surgical population

Physical Therapy should be an integral part of treatment for post surgical breast cancer patients due to the nature of the side effects commonly encountered; decreased shoulder range of motion and post operative pain. This home study course will discuss the diagnosis and surgical treatments for breast cancer, the physiological cause (s) of these side effects, and the successful treatment for these debilitating conditions. Understanding the information provided in this course will assist the therapist in becoming a knowledgeable and vital part of the treatment team for breast cancer patients.A case study and quiz are provided to help summarize the information contained in this paper.

CME credit hours: 2.0 hrs    Delivery: Online

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 3 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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Understanding Infections and the Wound Healing Process

Understanding Infections and the Wound Healing Process

Infections can delay or impede the healing of a wound. This course provides an overview of a how a healing wound can progress to an infected wound. Factors that contribute to the process of poor healing and the signs and symptoms of an infected wound are addressed.

CME credit hours: 1.5 hrs    Delivery: PDF Download, Online Test

CME credit hours (IL, DC, AK, IL): 2 hrs

Some States have different terms for the hours of continuing education. A course that is 10 hrs is actually 1.0 CEU in some states. This means you get 10 hrs of education contributed for your license renewal. In Texas, an hour is called a CCU. In the States of IL, NY, AK, DC education hours are 50 minutes in length not 60 minutes. For example a therapist that requires 40 hrs for renewal, would need 4 each, 10 hour courses.

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