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Check out these brand new online continuing education courses for health care providers from CEU360.com

New Online Continuing Education Courses

The following continuing education courses have been added to our corporate university libraries:
 
A Health Care Provider’s Guide to Preventing Injury in Baseball
3 hours

A Health Care Provider's Guide to Preventing Injury in Baseball

  • This course teaches the health care provider how the human body plays the sport of baseball.
  • This course addresses the anatomy and biomechanics applicable to baseball so that it can then be applied to a thorough review of literature on injuries and their prevention.
  • Intimate knowledge of the body as it relates to sport is discussed to effectively prevent injuries in these patients through education to parents, athletes, and coaches.

 

A Health Care Provider’s Guide to Preventing Injury in Soccer
3 hours

A Health Care Provider's Guide to Preventing Injury in Soccer

  • This course teaches the health care provider how the human body plays the sport of soccer.
  • This course addresses the anatomy and biomechanics applicable to soccer so that it can then be applied to a thorough review of literature on injuries and their prevention.
  • Intimate knowledge of the body as it relates to sport is discussed to effectively prevent injuries in these patients through education to parents, athletes, and coaches.

 

Bands, Flexibility and Balance – A Health Care Professional’s Guide for Interventions
5 hours

Bands, Flexibility and Balance - A Health Care Professional’s Guide for Interventions

  • This course discusses hands on techniques to use with patients regarding resistive bands, stretch bands and stabilizers.
  • This course examines the scientific basis and clinical research of resistance training, dosing of elastic resistance exercise, and exercise applications with patients of all levels, with techniques and the integrated uses of elastic resistance.
  • In addition, the course focuses on functional, repetitive techniques that facilitate progress.

 

Cardiopulmonary Considerations for the Geriatric Patient
5 hours

Cardiopulmonary Considerations for the Geriatric Patient

  • This course reviews the cardiopulmonary anatomy, the normal aging process, and how to differentiate normal aging from pathology.
  • The course expounds on the proper techniques to monitor vital signs, the use of functional assessments and the most effective documentation techniques.
  • In addition, the course addresses cardiopulmonary medications allowing the rehab professional to gain a solid understanding of the specific classes of drugs utilized for cardiopulmonary pathologies, the drugs’ side effects and their potential impact on rehab.

 

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: An Overview of Signs, Symptoms, Assessment & Management
3 hours

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: An Overview of Signs, Symptoms, Assessment & Management

  • This course discusses at an in-depth level how to treat patients with COPD at all stages of the disease.
  • The course expounds on evaluation components, assessment techniques, properly monitoring vital signs, coordinating care between all disciplines, treatment interventions, energy conservation techniques and education.
  • In addition, this course provides the health care professional with an overview of normal pulmonary and cardiac anatomy and physiology as well as the normal aging process.

 

Effective Evaluation and Treatment for Common Orthopedic Diagnoses of the Upper Extremities
8 hours

Effective Evaluation and Treatment for Common Orthopedic Diagnoses of the Upper Extremities

  • This course is designed to give a thorough review of anatomy and physiology of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand.
  • Along with learning the anatomy, goniometry and manual muscle testing is covered.
  • The goal for this course is for the health care professional to be able to evaluate his/her patients effectively and to obtain the optimal functional outcomes to enable patients to return to their valued activities while being properly educated and protected by their advocate and therapist.

 

Geriatric Health and Quality of Life
3 hours

Geriatric Health and Quality of Life

  • This course is intended to instruct the professional on the assessments and indicators to promote geriatric health.
  • This course discusses how to provide the geriatric patient with the best results.
  • Additionally, the health care professional learns to identify other issues in the senior’s life that they may find themselves having to share with the appropriate parties.

 

Overuse Injuries in the Young Athlete
1 hour

Overuse Injuries in the Young Athlete

  • This course discusses musculoskeletal injuries as conceptually divided into acute and overuse injuries and discusses how some of what we think of acute injury is actually overuse injury where the ‘trauma’ is the isolated ‘straw’ in the camel’s back.
  • The course investigates the current literature in regards to two main types of overuse injuries: stress fractures and tendinopathies.
  • Health care professionals learn the definitions, etiologies, treatment, and most importantly the prevention of overuse injuries through modifiable factors.

 

Performance Enhancers Throughout the Lifetime: Friend or Foe
2 hours

Performance Enhancers Throughout the Lifetime: Friend or Foe

  • This course explores the evidence behind popular performance enhancers to the help the learner decide: friend or foe?
  • The course expounds on the use of sports supplements and age-defying supplements.
  • This course also examines chondroitin, glucosamine, celebrex, osteoporosis meds, and newer meds.

 

Sensory Brain Development: Critical Information and Science Based Approaches You Need to Know
6 hours

Sensory Brain Development: Critical Information and Science Based Approaches You Need to Know

  • This course provides therapists with critical information about embryological development, the scientific rationale behind our developmental interventions, and science-based approaches that best serve our needs as clinicians while facilitating optimal body-brain-behavior outcomes in the pediatric population.
  • This course explores the neurological grounding of autonomic function to enhance self-regulation, learn to identify common wiring dysfunctions to appropriately tailor their interventions, and acquire important treatment strategies for neurodevelopmental or sensory dysfunction patients of all ages, including the 0-3 population.
  • In addition, this courses addresses parent and caregiver needs, with simple strategies and resources for optimal support and family success.

 

Spinal Cord Injury-Related Neuro-Rehab: Assessment and Advanced Clinical Applications
6 hours

Spinal Cord Injury-Related Neuro-Rehab: Assessment and Advanced Clinical Applications

  • This course focuses on the physical therapy interventions used to progress individuals with spinal cord injury through the rehabilitation process to optimal health and independence.
  • Emphasis is placed on updating spinal cord injury interventions by focusing on current research, technology and practice. 


  • Video presentations are included to enhance understanding and employment of interventions for both physiological and functional ambulation, functional mobility and mat skills, and uses of current technologies (functional electrical stimulation for gait training and cardiovascular conditioning) to promote improved health that can be implemented in a standard clinical setting.

 

 

Spinal Cord Injury-Related Neuro-Rehab: Evidence-Based Theory and Medical Complications
5 hours

Spinal Cord Injury-Related Neuro-Rehab: Evidence-Based Theory and Medical Complications

  • This course focuses on spinal cord injury assessment and care in line with current research, technology and practice.
  • The course examines current motor control and motor learning theories driving the paradigm shift in SCI rehab, American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) classifications, medical sequelea, and assessment tools across the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) model.
  • Case studies are used to promote synthesis of this information in both inpatient and outpatient examples.

 

Total Ankle Replacement: Advancements and the Road Ahead
2 hours

Total Ankle Replacement: Advancements and the Road Ahead

  • This course discusses the current ankle replacement models, including the STAR, Inbone, and Salto Talaris models.
  • This course explains each procedure and the most common surgical complications associated with the procedures.
  • This course demonstrates a variety of ankle exercises and strategies for optimal ankle recovery: BOSU, BAPS, Resisted gait, aquatics, and others.

 

Understanding Dementia in the Geriatric Population
3 hours

Understanding Dementia in the Geriatric Population

  • In this course, health care professionals explore common forms of dementia including Alzheimer Disease, Lewy Body dementia, vascular cognitive impairment (MCI), Frontotemporal lobar dementia (FTLD), and Depression.
  • Mindset and behavioral issues are defined and solutions identified for many of the issues inherent to these conditions.
  • The solutions include a variety of physical and occupational therapies, as well as specific methods that help improve daily living and feelings of independence for the patient.

 

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