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AOTA Hand & Upper Extremity Essentials 2.0 The Fundamentals (P)-
#3060P AOTA Hand & Upper Extremity Essentials 2.0 The Fundamentals (P)

REGISTRATION FOR THIS COURSE IS LIMITED TO AUTHORIZED AOTA PERSONNEL ONLY.

Price:$1000.00
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AOTA Hand & Upper Extremity Essentials 2.0 Interventions for Specific Diagnostic Populations (P)-
#3061P AOTA Hand & Upper Extremity Essentials 2.0 Interventions for Specific Diagnostic Populations (P)

REGISTRATION FOR THIS COURSE IS LIMITED TO AUTHORIZED AOTA PERSONNEL ONLY.

Price:$1000.00
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AOTA Hand & Upper Extremity Essentials 2.0 Chronic, Chronic Progressive, and Rare Conditions (P)-
#3062P AOTA Hand & Upper Extremity Essentials 2.0 Chronic, Chronic Progressive, and Rare Conditions (P)

REGISTRATION FOR THIS COURSE IS LIMITED TO AUTHORIZED AOTA PERSONNEL ONLY.

Price:$1000.00
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Medicare 8 Minute Rule High Risk Area in Medicare Coding and Billing-
#5001 Medicare 8 Minute Rule High Risk Area in Medicare Coding and Billing

DESCRIPTION

Medicare 8 Minute Rule is a compliance education mini-module that reviews Medicare regulations for calculating the number of codes that can be billed in a treatment session. Minutes that do not support the codes billed is frequently a reason for denial by Medicare contractors, and presents a high level of coding risk.

This mini-module is designed for PTs, OTs, and SLPs that provide outpatient therapy that is billed to Medicare Part B. Medicare 8 Minute Rule is part of the compliance education series including annual compliance education on fraud & abuse, and a series of short mini-modules on high risk areas.

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of specific areas of rehab compliance risk.
  • Understand compliance risks associated with billing federal healthcare programs.
  • Learn the importance of applying the 8 minute rule when coding for outpatient therapy.

ACCREDITATIONS

Upon successfully completing this course, therapist will receive a certificate of attendance for .25 content hour.

Author and Instructor

Nancy Beckley is President of Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC providing consulting services to the rehab professional. Nancy is certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Healthcare Compliance Certification Board. Currently Nancy serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Rehabiliatation Agencies & Providers (NARA). She recently completed several years of service on the Part A and Part B Provider Outreach Education and Advisory Panel for First Coast Services Options (Florida Medicare). She also served on CMS’s Professional Expert Technical Panel for Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CORF). She organized and conducted the rehab industry’s first compliance seminar twelve years ago following the OIG publication of the first compliance guidance (for hospitals).

She is the author of a current book on rehab managed care contracting: Managed Care for Rehab Providers Made Easy: Mastering Contracts and Obtaining Fair Reimbursement.

Her articles have appeared in a number of national publications and she serves on a number of editorial boards including Rehab Management Magazine. Several articles on rehab compliance have been published in Compliance Today. Nancy also services on the Editorial Board of Rehab Management, as well as the Advisory Board of the RAC Report newsletter. She was the long-time Contributing Editor for Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations, and authored the Q & A column.

Teaching Methods

Teaching methods for this course include: Course content delivered in a text format with audio in a Flash format. A Final exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing score of 80% to receive certificate.

Price:$10.00
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Medicare Cap, Threshold & ABN Examining Medicare Use of Financial Limitations-
#5002 Medicare Cap, Threshold & ABN Examining Medicare Use of Financial Limitations

DESCRIPTION

Medicare Cap, Threshold & ABN is a compliance education mini-module that reviews the Medicare therapy caps and the $3700 therapy thresholds that trigger manual medical review and highlights the use of the Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage (ABN) for 2013.

This mini-module is designed for PTs, OTs, and SLPs that provide outpatient therapy that is billed to Medicare Part B. Medicare Cap, Threshold & ABN and is part of the compliance education series including annual compliance education on fraud & abuse, and a series of short mini-modules on high risk areas

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of specific areas of rehab compliance risk.
  • Understand compliance risks associated with billing federal healthcare programs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the use of the ABN in 2013.

ACCREDITATIONS

Upon successfully completing this course, therapist will receive a certificate of attendance for .25 content hour.

Author and Instructor

Nancy Beckley is President of Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC providing consulting services to the rehab professional. Nancy is certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Healthcare Compliance Certification Board. Currently Nancy serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Rehabiliatation Agencies & Providers (NARA). She recently completed several years of service on the Part A and Part B Provider Outreach Education and Advisory Panel for First Coast Services Options (Florida Medicare). She also served on CMS’s Professional Expert Technical Panel for Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CORF). She organized and conducted the rehab industry’s first compliance seminar twelve years ago following the OIG publication of the first compliance guidance (for hospitals).

She is the author of a current book on rehab managed care contracting: Managed Care for Rehab Providers Made Easy: Mastering Contracts and Obtaining Fair Reimbursement.

Her articles have appeared in a number of national publications and she serves on a number of editorial boards including Rehab Management Magazine. Several articles on rehab compliance have been published in Compliance Today. Nancy also services on the Editorial Board of Rehab Management, as well as the Advisory Board of the RAC Report newsletter. She was the long-time Contributing Editor for Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations, and authored the Q & A column.

Teaching Methods

Teaching methods for this course include: Course content delivered in a text format with audio in a Flash format. A Final exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing score of 80% to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

Price:$10.00
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Medicare The Daily Note Documentation of Coding, Billing and Therapy Provided-
#5003 Medicare The Daily Note Documentation of Coding, Billing and Therapy Provided

DESCRIPTION

Medicare: The Daily Note is a compliance education mini-module that identifies the specific Medicare requirement for the daily note. The daily note documents the services (codes) that are billed, and is a high risk area of compliance for therapy practices.

This mini-module is designed for PTs, OTs, and SLPs that provide outpatient therapy that is billed to Medicare Part B. Medicare The Daily Note is part of the compliance education series including annual compliance education on fraud & abuse, and a series of short mini-modules on high risk areas.

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of specific areas of rehab compliance risk.
  • Understand compliance risks associated with billing federal healthcare programs.
  • Learn the required elements of the daily note and the associated billing risks if not properly documented.

ACCREDITATIONS

Upon successfully completing this course, therapist will receive a certificate of attendance for .25 content hour.

Author and Instructor

Nancy Beckley is President of Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC providing consulting services to the rehab professional. Nancy is certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Healthcare Compliance Certification Board. Currently Nancy serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Rehabiliatation Agencies & Providers (NARA). She recently completed several years of service on the Part A and Part B Provider Outreach Education and Advisory Panel for First Coast Services Options (Florida Medicare). She also served on CMS’s Professional Expert Technical Panel for Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CORF). She organized and conducted the rehab industry’s first compliance seminar twelve years ago following the OIG publication of the first compliance guidance (for hospitals).

She is the author of a current book on rehab managed care contracting: Managed Care for Rehab Providers Made Easy: Mastering Contracts and Obtaining Fair Reimbursement.

Her articles have appeared in a number of national publications and she serves on a number of editorial boards including Rehab Management Magazine. Several articles on rehab compliance have been published in Compliance Today. Nancy also services on the Editorial Board of Rehab Management, as well as the Advisory Board of the RAC Report newsletter. She was the long-time Contributing Editor for Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations, and authored the Q & A column.

Teaching Methods

Teaching methods for this course include: Course content delivered in a text format with audio in a Flash format. A Final exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing score of 80% to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

Price:$10.00
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Medicare Billing Risks How to Avoid Medicare Billing Risks in Outpatient Therapy-
#5004 Medicare Billing Risks How to Avoid Medicare Billing Risks in Outpatient Therapy

DESCRIPTION

Medicare Billing Risks is a compliance education mini-module that identifies areas in which therapy practices can identify risk. Risk assessment is an essential part of a compliance plan, and Medicare billing is a high risk area.

This mini-module is designed for PTs, OTs, and SLPs that provide outpatient therapy that is billed to Medicare Part B. Medicare Billing Risks is part of the compliance education series including annual compliance education on fraud & abuse, and a series of short mini-modules on high risk areas.

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of specific areas of rehab compliance risk.
  • Understand compliance risks associated with billing federal healthcare programs.
  • Learn how to identify and mitigate billing risks in outpatient therapy.

ACCREDITATIONS

Upon successfully completing this course, therapist will receive a certificate of attendance for .25 content hour.

Author and Instructor

Nancy Beckley is President of Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC providing consulting services to the rehab professional. Nancy is certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Healthcare Compliance Certification Board. Currently Nancy serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Rehabiliatation Agencies & Providers (NARA). She recently completed several years of service on the Part A and Part B Provider Outreach Education and Advisory Panel for First Coast Services Options (Florida Medicare). She also served on CMS’s Professional Expert Technical Panel for Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CORF). She organized and conducted the rehab industry’s first compliance seminar twelve years ago following the OIG publication of the first compliance guidance (for hospitals).

She is the author of a current book on rehab managed care contracting: Managed Care for Rehab Providers Made Easy: Mastering Contracts and Obtaining Fair Reimbursement.

Her articles have appeared in a number of national publications and she serves on a number of editorial boards including Rehab Management Magazine. Several articles on rehab compliance have been published in Compliance Today. Nancy also services on the Editorial Board of Rehab Management, as well as the Advisory Board of the RAC Report newsletter. She was the long-time Contributing Editor for Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations, and authored the Q & A column.

Teaching MethodS

Teaching methods for this course include: Course content delivered in a text format with audio in a Flash format. A Final exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing score of 80% to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

Price:$10.00
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Hand & Upper Extremity Essentials 2.0 The Fundamentals-
#3060 Hand & Upper Extremity Essentials 2.0 The Fundamentals

DESCRIPTION

7 Contact Hours

This course is designed to provide novice therapists (AT, OT, PT) and seasoned clinicians alike with:

  • Knowledge about the anatomy and kinesiology of the upper quarter,
  • An overview of neuroanatomy of in upper extremity rehabilitation and its relationship to hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.
  • Theory and application of physical agent modalities (PAMs) used in upper extremity rehabilitation.

It also provides an overview of splinting of the upper extremity and its relationship to hand and upper extremity rehabilitation and addresses the impact of selected pathological processes on hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.

The course is comprised of 3 parts:

  • PART A: Anatomy and NeuroAnatomy
  • PART B: Clinical Guidelines for the Evaluation of the Upper Extremity
  • PART C: Therapeutic Agents

Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

Part A

  • Identify anatomy of the healthy upper extremity and its relationship to human function.
  • Explain basic kinesiological concepts related to performance of daily living tasks.
  • Describe the coordinated interaction of intrinsic structures that allow complex hand function.
  • Discuss treatment protocols for various nerve injuries
  • Describe the basic neuroanatomy and physiology of the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system (upper extremity).
  • Differentiate clinical manifestations of upper extremity nerve injuries.

Part B

  • Identify anatomical structures of the shoulder.
  • Describe clinical signs and symptoms of rotator cuff disorders, impingement, and dislocation of the shoulder. 
  • Explain intervention for disorders of the shoulder, impingement and dislocations.
  • Identify anatomical structures of the elbow.
  • Describe intervention for elbow dislocations, capsulotomy/capsulectomy, total elbow replacement, bursitis, heterotopic ossification, and soft tissue pathologies.
  • Identify examples of common manual tests used to evaluate elbow function and the implications to plan of care (POC).
  • Identify anatomical structures of the wrist.
  • Describe interventions for various disorders of the wrist including malunions, distal radius fractures, scaphoid fractures, lunate fractures, and triangular fibrocartilage disorders. 
  • Identify specific tests used to differentiate pathologies of the wrist/hand complex.

Part C

  • Explain procedures for use of specific physical agent modalities.
  • Describe the benefits, advantages, disadvantages, and precautions when using physical agent modalities of heat, cold, ultrasound, phonophoresis, electrotherapy, iontophoresis, and biofeedback.
  • Describe types of and characteristics of splinting materials.
  • Discuss the anatomical and biomechanical principles of splinting.
  • Choose appropriate splint for a patient in need.

ACCREDITATIONS

boc_aota

Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for .7 CEUs, Intermediate Level, Domain of OT: Client Factors; Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation, Intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

This course is AOTA approved for .7 CEUs

Approved for 5 CEUs
(5 contact hours) by the
Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

This course is also approved by:

  • Florida Board of Athletic Training for 7 Content Hours
  • The Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 7 Content Hours

Author and Instructor

Wendy Hoogsteden, MHS, OTR/L obtained her degrees from the University of Florida and has been an Occupational Therapist for 19 years.

She has clinical practice experience in specialty areas including burns and low vision, and has practiced in settings including acute and subacute care, outpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, behavioral health and home health care. She has taught and lectured at Shands Hospital, Gainesville, FL and in community settings.

Additional experience includes practice as a Certified Personal Conditioning Trainer and Community Health and Wellness Educator with specialty credentials in geriatrics, special needs and post-rehabilitation clientele.

 

Teaching Methods

Teaching methods for this course include: Course content delivered in a text format, pictures and graphics, web links, learning activities, references and resources, and the opportunity for email interaction with the instructor and fellow course participants. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

Price:$199.00
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Hand & Upper Extremity Essentials 2.0 Interventions for Specific Diagnostic Populations-
#3061 Hand & Upper Extremity Essentials 2.0 Interventions for Specific Diagnostic Populations

DESCRIPTION

4 Contact Hours

This interactive course is designed to provide the novice hand therapist to the more experienced hand therapist (AT, OT, PT) knowledge about the anatomical structures affected by, the pathological processes involved, and management of acute conditions including traumatic injuries, fractures, burns, and wounds, with goals including

  • Selection of prosthetics;
  • Knowledge of rehabilitation of upper extremity fractures;
  • Knowledge about the evaluation and treatment of burns of the upper extremity;
  • Understanding the wound healing process; and
  • Evaluation of wounds and wound care

Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Describe various medical and therapeutic interventions for the traumatic hand injury.
  • Identify various levels of upper extremity amputation and types of prosthetic devices for upper extremity amputations.
  • Describe interventions for those patients receiving a prosthetic device.
  • Name the types of fractures.
  • Describe the phases of fracture healing.
  • Describe the various types of burns.
  • Differentiate therapy interventions depending on type of burn and medical management (non-grafted burns, skin grafts and flaps). 
  • Describe interventions for various fractures of the upper extremity.
  • Describe the phases of wound healing.
  • Discuss methods of assessing wounds and treating wounds

ACCREDITATIONS

boc_aota

Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for .4 CEUs, Intermediate Level, Domain of OT: Client Factors; Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation, Intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

This course is AOTA approved for .4 CEUs

Approved for 4 CEUs
(4 contact hours) by the
Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

This course is also approved by:

  • Florida Board of Athletic Training for 4 Content Hours
  • The Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 4 Content Hours

Author and Instructor

Wendy Hoogsteden, MHS, OTR/L obtained her degrees from the University of Florida and has been an Occupational Therapist for 19 years.

She has clinical practice experience in specialty areas including burns and low vision, and has practiced in settings including acute and subacute care, outpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, behavioral health and home health care. She has taught and lectured at Shands Hospital, Gainesville, FL and in community settings.

Additional experience includes practice as a Certified Personal Conditioning Trainer and Community Health and Wellness Educator with specialty credentials in geriatrics, special needs and post-rehabilitation clientele.

 

Teaching Methods

Teaching methods for this course include: Course content delivered in a text format, pictures and graphics, web links, references and resources, and the opportunity for email interaction with the instructor and fellow course participants. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

Price:$114.00
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Hand & Upper Extremity Essentials 2.0 Chronic, Chronic Progressive, and Rare Conditions-
#3062 Hand & Upper Extremity Essentials 2.0 Chronic, Chronic Progressive, and Rare Conditions

DESCRIPTION

7 Contact Hours

This course is interactive and designed to provide the novice hand therapist to the more experienced hand therapist (AT, OT, PT) knowledge about the anatomical structures affected by, the pathological processes involved, and management of cumulative trauma disorders; tendon injuries; arthritis; and stiff hand.

Part B will provide an understanding of the pathological processes involved in Dupuytren’s contractures, surgical techniques and rehabilitation of this disorder, and knowledge about the anatomical structures affected by, the pathological processes involved, and management of complex regional pain syndrome, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, and causalgia.

The course is comprised of 2 parts:

  • PART A. Chronic and Chronic Progressive Conditions
  • PART B. Rare Conditions

Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

Part A

  • Identify anatomy structures affected by cumulative trauma disorders.
  • Describe the pathological processes involved in cumulative trauma disorders.
  • Select effective intervention methods for prevention and management of cumulative trauma disorders.
  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of tendons.
  • Describe and differentiate the various programs and protocols for flexor tendon injuries and extensor tendon injuries.
  • Develop treatment plan for patient with a tendon injury.
  • Describe the pathological processes of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Describe clinical tests and examinations used to evaluate patients with arthritis.
  • Identify surgical procedures used for management of arthritis.
  • Develop treatment programs for patients with arthritis.
  • Identify causes of the stiff hand.
  • Describe medical and therapeutic intervention techniques for the stiff hand. 
  • Describe various types of splints used for the stiff hand and the rationale for static splinting, dynamic splinting, serial static splinting, and static progressive splinting.

Part B

  • Describe pathological processes involved in Dupuytren’s contracture.
  • Describe surgical and rehabilitative interventions
  • Describe the clinical signs and symptoms of complex regional pain syndromes I and II, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, and causalgia.
  • Identify the stages of complex regional pain syndrome and reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
  • Differentiate between complex regional pain syndromes I and II, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, and causalgia.
  • Describe medical and therapeutic interventions for complex regional pain syndrome and reflex sympathetic dystrophy.

ACCREDITATIONS

boc_aota

Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for .7 CEUs, Intermediate Level, Domain of OT: Client Factors; Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation, Intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

This course is AOTA approved for .7 CEUs

Approved for 5.5 CEUs
(5.5 contact hours) by the
Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

This course is also approved by:

  • Florida Board of Athletic Training for 7 Content Hours
  • The Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 7 Content Hours

Author and Instructor

Wendy Hoogsteden, MHS, OTR/L obtained her degrees from the University of Florida and has been an Occupational Therapist for 19 years.

She has clinical practice experience in specialty areas including burns and low vision, and has practiced in settings including acute and subacute care, outpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, behavioral health and home health care. She has taught and lectured at Shands Hospital, Gainesville, FL and in community settings.

Additional experience includes practice as a Certified Personal Conditioning Trainer and Community Health and Wellness Educator with specialty credentials in geriatrics, special needs and post-rehabilitation clientele.

 

Teaching Methods

Teaching methods for this course include: Course content delivered in a text format, pictures and graphics, web links, references and resources, and the opportunity for email interaction with the instructor and fellow course participants. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

Price:$199.00
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The Eyes Have It Vision Dysfunction with Acquired Brain Injury-
#4020 The Eyes Have It Vision Dysfunction with Acquired Brain Injury

DESCRIPTION

3 Contact Hours

This introductory course on the human visual system is designed for therapists and health care providers working with adults who have suffered vision changes as the result of a neurological incident, such as traumatic brain injury or stroke. The learner will be provided with valuable information on the human brain, the anatomy of the human eye and how vision can be affected by a brain injury or stroke. In addition, the learner will be able to identify changes in their client’s visual systems and complete a basic vision screening to further define the deficit areas. Finally, the course will provide the participant with basic vision exercises that can be incorporated into a rehabilitation program.

Course Goal: In this course, the participant will gain an understanding of how the human visual system works and how that system can be impacted by stroke or traumatic brain injury. You will be able to identify vision changes in your clients and develop a treatment strategy

Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Identify the major structures of the human eye
  • List the major cranial nerves and extraocular muscles associated with vision
  • Describe the common visual symptoms that might be found in a person who suffered a stroke or traumatic brain injury
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform a basic vision screening for an adult
  • Develop appropriate vision exercises to be carried out as part of a rehabilitation program.

ACCREDITATIONS

boc_aota

Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for .3 CEUs, Introductory Level, Domain of OT: Client Factors; Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation, Intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

This course is AOTA approved for .3 CEUs

State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

Author and Instructor

Mary Anne Kendall, OTR/L, is the occupational therapist at Solutions at Santa Barbara, a transitional living center for adults recovering from brain injury and stroke.

She graduated from San Jose State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy in 1982. Mary Anne has worked in a variety of settings, including out-patient, day treatment and home & community. In her role at Solutions, she has had the opportunity to work with clients who have sometimes devastating changes in their vision as the result of their neurological condition.

Mary Anne has had the opportunity to work closely with a neuro-optometrist to further evaluate appropriate clients and works with him to develop a treatment strategy that is then carried out at Solutions.

Author Disclosure

Mary Anne Kendall, OTR/L, Contracted Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

  • Financial - Author for The Eyes Have It: Vision Dysfunction in Adults with Acquired Brain Injury, receives consulting fee.
  • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

Teaching MethodS

Teaching methods for this course include: Course content delivered in a text format, pictures and graphics, web links, references and resources, and the opportunity for email interaction with the instructor and fellow course participants. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

Price:$85.50
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Medical Screening Part 3 - Screening for Systemic Disease of the Back & Shoulder-
#2185 Medical Screening Part 3 - Screening for Systemic Disease of the Back & Shoulder

DESCRIPTION

6 Contact Hours

This intermediate level course is designed for healthcare professionals working with clients in all settings.

Section 1 of this course will review clues suggesting systemic or viscerogenic back pain and take you through each system that can refer pain or symptoms to the back. This will include GI, pulmonary, renal and urologic, gynecologic, and vascular (both peripheral and cardiovascular) causes of neck or back pain.

Section 2 of this course focuses on clues suggesting systemic or viscerogenic shoulder pain and take you through each system that can refer pain or symptoms to the shoulder. This will include the GI, pulmonary, renal, gynecologic, and vascular causes of shoulder pain. Primary or metastatic cancer as an underlying cause of shoulder pain is included in this course on screening the shoulder. Breast cancer is always a consideration with upper quadrant pain or shoulder dysfunction.

The instructional focus of this course is on developing advanced clinical reasoning skills related to determining a client’s appropriateness for therapy. The course builds on concepts of evidence-based clinical practice as they are used to identify conditions that might mimic neuromuscular or musculoskeletal dysfunction. In particular, screening for back and shoulder pain is the focus of Part 3 of the series: Medical Screening for the Healthcare Professional.

Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • List possible causes of viscerogenic or systemic-induced back and shoulder pain and dysfunction
  • List signs and symptoms of systemic origin affecting the back and shoulder, including the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
  • Describe pain patterns referred to the back and shoulder originating from each visceral organ system, including:
  • Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal (GI)
  • Pulmonary
  • Renal and Urologic
  • Gynecologic
  • Vascular
  • Recall special questions to ask men and women with significant risk factors, significant past medical history, suspicious clinical presentation and/or associated signs and symptoms that correlate with systemic disease presenting as back and/or shoulder pain
  • Describe which back or shoulder conditions require medical referral

ACCREDITATIONS

boc_aota

Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for .6 CEUs, Intermediate Level, Domain of OT: Client Factors; Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

This course is AOTA approved for .6 CEUs

NBCOT 7.5 PDU

Approved for 6 CEUs
(6 contact hours) by the
Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

Recommended/optional reading    

Title: Differential Diagnosis in Physical Therapy, Screening for Referral
Author: Catherine Cavallaro Goodman, MBA, PT, CBT and Teresa E. Kelly Snyder, MN, RN, OCN, CS
Publisher: W. B. Saunders
Copyright: 2012
Edition: 5th
Pages: 816

URL: http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com/product.jsp?sid=EHS_US_BS-SPE-445&isbn=9781437725438

 

Title: Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist
Author: Catherine C Goodman, MBA, CBP, PT and Kenda S Fuller, PT, NCS
Publisher: W. B. Saunders
Copyright: 2009
Edition: 3rd
Pages: 1760
ISBN: 9781416031185

URL: http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com/product.jsp?isbn=9781416031185

Author and Instructor

Catherine C. Goodman, M.B.A., P.T., C.B.P. graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1976 with a B.S. in Physical Therapy and in 1986 with a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Montana. She received her certification as a BodyTalk practitioner from the International BodyTalk Association in 2008.

Catherine has 35+ years of experience in a variety of clinical settings. She specialized in pediatrics for the first 10 years, then served 8 years in the U.S. Army Reserves as an orthopedic therapist. She has since broadened her skills in home health care, acute care, inpatient/rehabilitation, hospital out-patient services, and through private practice as a hand therapist.

She is a faculty affiliate at the University of Montana School of Physical Therapy and the co-author of three textbooks: Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists: Screening for Referral (2007), 4th edition and Pathology: Special Implications for the Physical Therapist, 3rd ed. (2009), and Exercise Prescription for Medical Conditions: A Handbook for Physical Therapists (2011).

Ms. Goodman is a medical writer for Medical Multimedia Group remains at the University of Montana as a Faculty Affiliate. She lives in Missoula, Montana where she has an active clinical practice and continues to provide physical therapy continuing education courses. The material has been refined and updated continuously throughout that time.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Methods include: course content delivered in a text format, pictures and graphics, case examples, web links, references and resources, and the opportunity for email interaction with the instructor and fellow course participants. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the 6 CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

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