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New Online Continuing Education Library for National Stroke Association Members

CEU360

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 17, 2015

National Stroke Association teams up with CEU360 to provide their members unlimited access to the most advanced online continuing education library available.

CEU360.com is pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership with National Stroke Association on November 2, 2015. The new alliance provides National Stroke Association members 24-hour access to the new National Stroke Association University, a digital library of online educational courses on stroke prevention, rehabilitation and treatment.

National Stroke Association has been searching for a long-term partnership to streamline educational offerings for their members. With CEU360’s On-Demand University, NSA members can now view educational courses presented by world-renowned speakers as well as participate in live, interactive webinar sessions. The online learning platform affords NSA members a rich learning experience that is centralized into one location and can be accessed via a computer, tablet or mobile device.

When asked about the new partnership, DeAndrea Laub, Director of Operations for CEU360.com, responds, “Our focus has always been on providing a superior educational experience with an unwavering commitment to continually advancing our products. Likewise, National Stroke Association is committed to providing high quality, evidence-based education to empower the entire healthcare community. This makes the partnership between CEU360.com and NSA a perfect fit.”

About National Stroke Association

For more than 30 years, National Stroke Association has become the trusted source for resources and education for the entire stroke community, focusing solely on reducing the incidence and impact of stroke. NSA develops programs across the full continuum of stroke—prevention, acute treatment and rehabilitation—for healthcare providers, patients and caregivers.

About CEU360.com

CEU360.com provides state-of-the-art learning management solutions for healthcare teams, combining elite continuing education and regulatory compliance training with a technologically-advanced learning management system. To learn more about CEU360.com, visit https://ceu360.com/ or call 1-855-2CEU360.


New Online Continuing Education Courses

The following continuing education courses have been added to our corporate university libraries:

Introduction to Scar Management

Introduction to Scar Management

  • This course discusses scar formation and the techniques best suited for long-term recovery.
  • The latest research on massage and scar management is discussed.
  • This course includes anatomy, physiology, research, and clinic anecdotes geared toward real life practice situations, basic interviewing techniques and clinical decision-making.

 

PTSD from a Trauma-Centered Perspective: Caring for Afflicted, and Addicted Clients

PTSD from a Trauma-Centered Perspective: Caring for Afflicted, and Addicted Clients

  • The course is divided into three sections: The Impact of Trauma, The Images of Trauma, and The Imprint of Trauma.
  • This course also tracks PTSD’s existence throughout history and its clinical configuration throughout the DSM (Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental disorders).
  • The course concludes with a treatment protocol and shows what imprints are within the minds of those who suffer with PTSD.

 

ICD-10-CM: What You Need to Know NOW

ICD-10-CM: What You Need to Know NOW

  • This course walks the healthcare professional through key components of ICD-10-CM coding and reporting guidelines to provide a safety net for recognizing correct coding.

 

Evidence Based Rehab for Vertebral Compression Fractures

Evidence Based Rehab for Vertebral Compression Fractures

  • This course outlines recent evidence supporting effective rehab for patients with vertebral compression fractures.
  • After a brief introduction to spinal anatomy and mechanics, healthcare professionals will review the types and frequencies of vertebral compression fractures and subsequent spinal pathomechanics.
  • Treatment approaches for acute injury will be addressed including pain management, mobility training, ADLs, and ambulation.
  • Treatment for post-acute vertebral compression fractures, including posture training, spinal mobilization, strengthening exercises, and advanced mobility will be covered.
  • Treatment protocols for OT and PT will be included as well as patient education materials and exercise handouts.

 

Evidence Based Rehab for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Evidence Based Rehab for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

  • This course looks at the anatomy and mechanics of the normal spine and compare that with the typical structural changes that occur with advancing age.
  • The healthcare professional will develop treatment techniques and protocols that are specific to the older adult with spinal stenosis, including safe manual therapy techniques, effective exercises, specific training to improve gait, and ADL progressions.
  • As an evidence-based course, the research and foundational science behind these treatment protocols will be articulated.

 

Managing the Madness: Reimbursable Documentation and Ethical Concerns

Managing the Madness: Reimbursable Documentation and Ethical Concerns

  • This course provides healthcare professionals of all disciplines with the tools needed to ensure accurate and timely reimbursement of claims through adequate documentation.
  • Healthcare professionals will gain an understanding of the critical role their documentation plays in today’s reimbursement environment.
  • Participants will gain insight to the theoretical basis for ethical decision making illustrated by several hypothetical case scenarios impacting the healthcare arena.

 

Cardiopulmonary Complexities with our Dysphagia Patients

Cardiopulmonary Complexities with our Dysphagia Patients

  • This course provides direction through complicating etiologies of the dysphagia patient, to include those with cardiac and pulmonary disease processes, along with the significant polypharmacy that goes with these clinical scenarios.
  • This course offers effective, evidence based resources and interpretive guidelines for the assessment and management of complex medical dysphagia patients.

 

Assessment, Evidence Based Practice and Reimbursement for the Dementia Patient

Assessment, Evidence Based Practice and Reimbursement for the Dementia Patient

  • This course provides an overview of the types of dementia, and also presents the most recent staging levels of dementia, with definitions for descriptive and clinical purposes.
  • This review is significant to serve as a guide for differentiating the needs of the individual patient, as well as to determine the most applicable assessment and treatment for the unique patient’s needs.
  • The focus is then placed on the standardized tests available for the assessment of the dementia patient.

 

Staff Training Tools: Keys to Working at the Top of Your Practice

Staff Training Tools: Keys to Working at the Top of Your Practice

  • This course provides inservice training formats, handouts and demonstrative techniques that will be helpful for therapists to utilize for training nursing & restorative assistants, as well as other members of the healthcare interdisciplinary team.
  • Inservice training topics include nutritional strategies and swallowing, communication with dementia patients, and Activities for Daily Living.

 

Suicide Assessment, Screening and Referral Treatment

Suicide Assessment, Screening, and Referral Treatment

  • Utilizing current research and evidence based programs, this course teaches how to identify and assess suicidal risk plus manage and help treat suicidal clients enabling healthcare professionals to work together to save their lives.
  • This course is intended for all providers who potentially work with clients at risk for suicide.

 

Advanced Low Vision Care

Advanced Low Vision Care

  • This course helps arm healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills to provide more advanced low vision care to persons with vision loss.
  • It can also supplement introductory university courses and training in low vision that healthcare professionals may have received, to better equip them to work with patients with low vision.

Expanding Library of Online Continuing Education Courses

We’ve added new online continuing education courses to our corporate libraries:
 

Exercises for Prevention of and Recovery from Back Pain
4 hours*

Exercises for Prevention of and Recovery from Back Pain

 

This course identifies some of the major causes of back pain, which affects over 80% of American adults at some time. Attendees will enhance their understanding of crucial structures related to the spine and gain a deeper knowledge of conditions which contribute to back issues, and some of the major pathologies which impede spinal health.

 

The course arms the trainer/therapist with a comprehensive approach to assisting clients which will include research and experience based techniques shown to be effective at restoring and preserving optimum function of the back.

 

Hands on Help for Headaches: Reducing Frequency & Intensity
2 hours*

Hands on Help for Headaches: Reducing Frequency & Intensity

 

This course is designed to help the health practitioner appreciate the prevalence of migraine and similar headache pain, identify some of the associated and causative factors, and acquire hands-on skills known to be effective at reducing the frequency and intensity of symptoms.

 

The course examines external and internal triggers of headache pain. It explores rationale and research supporting the efficacy of manual protocols and culminates with a thorough didactic of specific techniques. Attendees will be equipped with understanding and skill to begin helping clients immediately.

 

Knee Protection: Damage Prevention and Safe Return to Activity
2 hours*

Knee Protection: Damage Prevention and Safe Return to Activity

 

This course begins with an overview of the occurrence of knee injury in the United States.  Students will learn conditions which contribute to knee injury, and progress to a comprehensive view of the anatomy of this largest joint in the human body.  The most common injuries and pathologies will be explored, as will some of the most popular medical interventions.

 

The course emphasizes research and experience based techniques shown to be effective at preventing knee damage and facilitating return to activity following injury. Exercises will be revealed in isolated views and organized into a coherent protocol for immediate application.

 

Evaluation and Treatment of the Adolescent Overhead Athlete
2 hours*

Evaluation and Treatment of the Adolescent Overhead Athlete

 

In an era of sport specialization, the adolescent athlete is at an all-time high risk for sustaining injury. This course presents the rehabilitation specialist with the latest evidence – based approaches in the evaluation and rehabilitation of the adolescent overhead athlete.

 

Learn the critical elements of an effective screening process to identify young athletes who are at risk for injury.  This course presents the relationship among several shoulder and elbow disorders and discusses the most evidence- based clinical tests.  Effective screening measures to identify core instability, scapula dyskinesia and abnormal pitching mechanics are highlighted.  Numerous videos of sport-specific drills for the shoulder, scapula and corelower extremity are provided to enforce learned material. You will have access to the most recent post-surgical protocols used by the world’s leading orthopedic surgeons in the country.

 

In addition, this course provides interval and transition to sport protocols for overhead athletes, including baseball pitchers and position players, swimmers, quarterbacks, golfers, tennis players, softball pitchers and tennis players.

 

Evaluation and Treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis: A Paradigm Shift
1 hour*

Evaluation and Treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis: A Paradigm Shift

 

Adhesive capsulitis is one of the most challenging shoulder disorders encountered by rehabilitation clinicians. The differential diagnosis of adhesive capsulitis vs. shoulder stiffness is important to designing a proper rehabilitation program, establishing an accurate prognosis and in delivering efficient interventions. There has been a recent paradigm shift in the proper rehabilitation for patients with adhesive capsulitis that is based on a customized approach.

 

The focus of this course is on this new evidence-based paradigm. Earn the confidence of patients and referral sources by understanding the current evidence-based treatment techniques and avoiding frustration and miscommunication that can result from following a traditional approach. What is the precise amount of force that should be delivered with manual techniques in order to maximize outcome and minimize overloading the tissues?  This is a critical question that this course will answer. Video presentations of effective clinician and patient-directed effective soft tissue and joint mobilizations/ stretches will provide the rehabilitation specialist with additional tools to optimize outcome with these challenging patients.

 

Evaluation and Treatment of Non-surgical and Surgical SLAP Disorders
2 hours*

Evaluation and Treatment of Non-surgical and Surgical SLAP Disorders

 

This course succinctly summarizes current debate and conflicting evidence in the diagnosis and treatment of SLAP lesions. Levels and strengths of evidence are presented in order to maximize an accurate diagnosis and provide optimal interventions. Videos of clinician and patient-directed soft tissue mobilizations, stretches and therapeutic exercise are presented in order to reinforce learning concepts. Healthcare professionals have access to the most recent post-surgical protocols used by the worlds leading orthopedic surgeons in the country.

 

In addition, this course provides interval and transition to sport protocols for overhead athletes, including baseball pitchers and position players, swimmers, quarterbacks, golfers, tennis players, softball pitchers and tennis players. The debate on SLAP repair vs. Biceps tenodesis will be explored as will recent advancements in post-surgical management of complicated cases.

  

Prehab for the Most Common Runner Injuries: IT Band, Shin Splints Treatment & More
1 hour*

Prehab for the Most Common Runner Injuries: IT Band, Shin Splints Treatment & More

 

The field of sports medicine has shifted its focus from treatment to prevention of injuries—termed “pre-hab” for athletes. This course discusses the most common runner injuries and provides an in-depth discussion of the top prevention strategies (pre-hab) for avid runners. Proper running mechanics, gait analysis and muscle exertion are thoroughly reviewed. In addition, demonstrative video facilitates comprehension of beneficial stretching and strengthening exercises.

 

This course allows the health and fitness professional to integrate several advanced concepts related to running through a balance of scientific theory and practice.

 

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CEU360 to Provide Online Continuing Education Courses for Century Rehab

CEU360

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 21, 2015

CEU360.com announces a new partnership with Century Rehab to provide online continuing education courses via their sophisticated learning management system.

Adding to their growing list of clients, CEU360.com has recently announced a contract signing with Century Rehab. The new partnership provides Century’s healthcare employees with 24-hour, 7-day-per-week access to CEU360.com’s state-of-the-art learning management system, which includes over 850 hours of online continuing education courses.

“We’re excited to offer our premiere educational content to the entire team at Century Rehab,” states DeAndrea Laub, Director of Operations for CEU360.com. “As part of the partnership, CEU360 will provide a flexible and streamlined learning environment with over 850 hours of elite video-based online continuing education courses as well as assist Century in creating and implementing a customized training program and compliance content to suit their organization’s needs.”

About Century Rehab

Century Rehab delivers Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology services to patients in skilled nursing and out-patient facilities. Founded on the principles of “doing the right thing” each day for their patients, their clients, and their employees, Century continually strives for excellence by utilizing the highest level of quality and ethics in all they do.

About CEU360.com

CEU360.com provides state-of-the-art learning management solutions for healthcare teams, combining elite continuing education and regulatory compliance training with a technologically-advanced learning management system. To learn more about CEU360.com, visit https://ceu360.com/ or call 1-855-2CEU360.