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March 2021

Thoracic Spine Function for Upper Extremity Function (1 CE)

March 30, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$20.00

APTA DE members use promo code DPTA15 (If you are not an active member of the APTA Delaware, please do not use this code) The thoracic spine is an important link between the lower and upper body. This course will educate the physical therapist and the physical therapist assistant on thoracic spine mechanics as they relate to overhead upper extremity movement. A review of the anatomy of the thoracic spine and scapulothoracic joint will be presented. Additionally, the surrounding musculature will…

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April 2021

Sars-Cov-2 and the Disparate Effects of COVID-19 Among People of Color (1.5 CEs)

April 13, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$25.00

This presentation will provide an introduction to the biology of coronaviruses, emphasizing SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This will include the transmission and effects of infection and the disproportionate prevalence of disease in people of color. The presentation will also focus on COVID-19, the immune response, and will investigate increased mortality in communities of color. Also included will be the mitigation efforts and a comparison of the action of the available vaccines. ABOUT THE SPEAKER Sandra D. Adams, Ph.D.…

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Unmasking the patient who survived COVID-19: A cardiopulmonary perspective (1.5 CE)

April 28, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$30.00

Presentation Handout Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the pathophysiology of COVID-19 and its effects on the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems. Medical management of COVID-19 and its implications for physical therapy management will be discussed. Following, physical therapy examination and treatment techniques for the cardiovascular and pulmonary system, including how to screen for post-intensive care unit syndrome, will be reviewed.  Objectives: Understand the pathophysiology of COVID-19, including direct and indirect changes to the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems. Identify…

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May 2021

Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (2 CEs)

May 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$30.00

Genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) is a composite of genital, urologic and sexual sequalae stemming from a hypoestrogenic state during the menopause transition. More than 50% of women experience symptoms of GSM post-menopause, negatively impacting quality of life issues regarding continence, sexual function and general well-being. Physical therapists trained in menopause-related conditions such as GSM fill a void in current healthcare education and are valuable resources for women seeking guidance and treatment to effectively manage their symptoms.  This presentation will…

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July 2021

Ethics for Clinical Practice

July 28, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$50.00

Speaker: Cathy Ciolek, PT, DPT, GCS, President, Living Well With Dementia, LLC, Wilmington, DE Course Objectives: By the end of this presentation the learner will be able to: Discuss the ethical principles in health care Analyze case and professional examples for ethical dilemmas in everyday clinical practice Given scenarios, develop scripts for discussing ethical concerns with appropriate parties. Course Description: Ethical issues are often perceived as something that isn’t encountered on an everyday basis. However, there are real world examples that…

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October 2021

APTA Delaware Fall Conference

October 28, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online
$75.00

Two, 1-hr courses on self-efficacy and health coaching in cancer settings (2.0 CEs live online). Plus an intro to telehealth for students.

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January 2022

Ethics in Physical Therapy Practice

January 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online
$65

    1/4/2022 When: Tuesday, January 4, 2022 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where: Webinar United States Presenter: Lee Ann Guenther, PT, DPT, MS Contact: Online registration is available until: 1/4/2022 « Go to Upcoming Event List   Ethics in Physical Therapy Practice This course will begin with a brief review of key physical therapy documents that supply the foundation for ethical practice by physical therapy professionals: the APTA Code of Ethics, Guide for Professional Conduct, Core Professional Values, and the Model Practice…

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Sport Psychiatry: The Impact of Mental Health on Injury and Recovery

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online
$30.00

(2 CEs) Registration Fee: $30.00 (members)/$55.00 (non-members) This course will focus on the role of mental illness in physical therapy and the implications of how mental illness can lead to injury, as well as how it can slow recovery. About the Speaker Alex Strauss, M.D. Alex Strauss, M.D. is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) in both Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He received his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from Northwestern University School of…

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Pelvic Floor: Learning the Basics (1 CE)

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online
$20.00

This webinar will introduce pelvic floor anatomy to physical therapists and other health professionals.  An overview of the pelvic floor muscles, bony structure of the pelvis and surrounding nerves will be introduced in this basic/beginner level informative webinar.  Information will be appropriate for those diving into the pelvic floor arena or those wanting to learn more about pelvic floor. About the Speaker   Niva Herzig, MS, PT is a physical therapist specializing in pelvic floor health for all genders, including…

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February 2022

Vestibular Migraine: A Comprehensive Approach (2 CEs)

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online
$30

PRESENTED BY THE APTANJ VESTIBULAR SIG Vestibular migraines is a complex condition that manifests with a variety of symptoms from general lightheadedness to severe vertigo, nausea and imbalance.  These symptoms can result in significant functional impairments and disabilities and can make developing an effective treatment plan difficult.  It takes a comprehensive approach to education and treatment in order to successfully identify triggers and manage symptoms.  This course is designed to explore the complexities of evaluating and treating patients with vestibular…

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March 2022

Management of the Patient with Patellofemoral Pain: An Update on a Clinical Practice Guideline

March 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Online
$25.00

Presentation Handout Speaker: Lisa T. Hoglund, PT, PhD, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is a common condition among adolescents and adults that causes significant pain, reduced function, and reduced physical activity. PFP is the number one cause of pain in runners. Even more concerning, PFP is often chronic, frequently recurs, and may lead to development of patellofemoral osteoarthritis. One challenge to healthcare practitioners when treating patients with PFP is that it is not a homogenous…

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April 2022

Bridging the Gap from Student to Practice Owner

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Online
$25

Speaker: Brian Gallagher PT, President & Founder of MEG Business Management In 1997, Brian founded one of Maryland’s largest therapy staffing companies, while at the same time launching a multi-site private practice which resulted in a sale in 2006. Brian reacquired the practice in 2008, thus doubling it, before winning “Practice of the Year” in 2011. MEG Business Management began in 2006 as an educational coaching company training owners and their key employees on innovative practice management strategies. MEG has…

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