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Item # QAT11
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Traumatic Brain Injury: Impairments, Assessment, and Interventions, 2nd Edition

Price: $29.95 Hours:3 Contact Hours
Item # Q3508  

Release Date: August 8, 2016

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of disability in the United States, resulting in 2.5 million individuals assessed in the emergency department annually. Individuals with resultant disabilities from TBIs require thorough and efficient interventions from physical therapists to maximize function and independence. Each individual sustaining a TBI is different in his or her clinical and functional presentation. TBI signs and symptoms vary based on many factors, some of which are the location of the brain injury, severity of the injury, circumstances surrounding the injury, patient age, and the provision of timely medical interventions. Motor, sensory, and cognitive impairments generally result from a TBI. Research supports early medical and rehabilitation intervention to achieve optimal outcomes and return individuals to their previous levels of functioning. The updates in this course provide the rehabilitation professional with current resources to assist in optimal clinical decision making for those affected by TBI.

Physical therapists may encounter clients with TBI at various stages in their lifespans and in a full range of healthcare settings. The course should be especially helpful to clinicians who do not routinely encounter this disorder. This course addresses prevalence, causes, and classifications of TBIs; motor, sensory, and cognitive impairments of body structures resulting from a TBI; TBI-specific outcome measures; specialized examination and intervention considerations; and a review of the long-term consequences that may present in a person who has sustained a TBI. Supplemental resources are also provided for physical therapy professionals who desire to further their understanding of the care of those with TBIs.


Texas PTs & PTAs - This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1911021TX and meets continuing competence requirements for PT & PTA license renewal in Texas.

Ohio PTs & PTAs – Approved by the Ohio Physical Therapy Association, Approval #17S0587

California PTs & PTAs – Approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California through Net Education Design, Inc., an agency recognized by the board to approved courses that meet Physical Therapy Regulations 1399.96.

Oklahoma PTs & PTAs - Approved by the Oklahoma State Board of Physical Therapy, Approval #201710645

Florida PTs & PTAs – The Florida Board of Physical Therapy accepts this course based on its pre-approval by the Ohio PT Association.

Concussion Management: A Comprehensive Evidence-Based Approach for the Physical Therapist

Price: $39.95 Hours:4 Contact Hours
Item # Q3519  

Release Date: September 19, 2017

This intermediate course is designed for practicing physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who work with individuals with acute and chronic concussion. This course will be most beneficial for the clinician who has a basic knowledge of concussion and concussion management, but has not recently reviewed the current literature in concussion care that includes the significant changes in the classification of concussion and the approach to diagnosis that considers the complexity of concussion and the need for individualized patient centered care. Gaps in knowledge that have been identified in physical therapy practice include the role of neuroimaging in concussion, the understanding of current guidelines and definitions of concussion, how to identify and design interventions based on individual examination results, and the prescription of individualized graded return to activity and sport. This course will provide a more comprehensive evidenced based understanding of the complex nature of concussion including the pathophysiology of concussion, physiologic, cervicogenic, and vestibulo-ocular dysfunction that may result, the current suggested classification methods, an understanding of the shift in recommended timelines for rest and return to activity, and the tools necessary for evidenced based examination and treatment. 

Texas PTs & PTAs - This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1911021TX and meets continuing competence requirements for PT & PTA license renewal in Texas.

Examination and Treatment of Peripheral Vestibular Disorders

Price: $39.95 Hours:4 Contact Hours
Item # Q3517  

Release Date: December 15, 2017

Vestibular disorders are common in the adult population, affecting a vast number of persons over 40 years of age, with increased prevalence of vestibular dysfunction occurring with advancing age. Persons diagnosed with vestibular disorders have a higher likelihood of experiencing problems with balance and dizziness, leading to reduced physical function and falls, and subsequent early nursing home placement and early mortality making early diagnosis and effective management essential. There is strong research evidence to support the efficacy of vestibular rehabilitation to reduce or eliminate the symptoms and sequelae associated with common vestibular disorders.The vestibular system is a highly specialized sensory apparatus that integrates information regarding head movement and position relative to gravity with information from the visual and somatosensory systems to mediate upright posture, postural control, and gaze stabilization. Given the highly specialized nature of this system, physical therapy management of persons with vestibular dysfunction requires additional education and training beyond what is offered in a typical entry-level physical therapy program curriculum.

Detailed knowledge of the vestibular system is important for physical therapists to effectively manage balance and gait disturbances in patients with vestibular dysfunction. Differential assessment of the source of peripheral vestibular dysfunction depends on a comprehensive subjective account of symptom provocation and severity, as well as a targeted clinical examination. The key components of a clinical examination include oculomotor and vestibular function testing, measures of balance, gait, and fall risk, as well as a review of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular systems.

The purpose of this course is to educate the practicing physical therapist on the management of patients with peripheral vestibular disorders in order to expand their current practice skill set into the subspecialty of vestibular rehabilitation. This will be accomplished through knowledge of functional anatomy of the vestibular system and current methods of evidence-based examination and the process of differential assessment to determine effective treatment of common peripheral vestibular disorders, or when referral is appropriate.

This intermediate level course is targeted at practicing physical therapists who have experience managing patients with balance dysfunction and basic knowledge of standardized gait and balance measures.


Texas PTs & PTAs - This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1911021TX and meets continuing competence requirements for PT & PTA license renewal in Texas.

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