Emerging scientific developments, instructional videos, and access to clinical trials are among the education horsepower CureDuchenne Cares, Newport Beach, Calif, aims to provide physical therapists and parents of children affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Muskogee, Okla-based Indian Capital Technology Center (ICTC) reports plans to establish an occupational therapy assistant (OTA) program beginning August 2015 at the ICTC-Muskogee campus. The 1-year program includes 1,360 clock hours of instruction and on-campus classes will be conducted 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Georgia State University reports it has received Board of Regents approval to offer the Master of Occupational Therapy degree, the entry-level degree required for occupational therapy.
A 1-day seminar is being offered to help raise awareness about specialty products available to help people who are challenged with gait, balance, vision, hearing, and a variety of other deficits.
A November 20 webinar featuring the APTA director of quality will address important details about the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) that can help clinics avoid a potential 2.0% reduction in Medicare reimbursement.
“The Use of Hydrotherapy for Gait Re-Education” is a webinar scheduled for 11 am (EST) November 18 that features Kerry Glendon, MSc BSc(Hons), mCSP, mMACP, mACPSEM, mAACP, as speaker. The event is sponsored by Middletown, Pa-headquartered Hydroworx.
The California State University Institute for Palliative Care has created an online course to promote the ability of healthcare professionals to provide culturally competent palliative care for Latino patients.
Southern California area residents have the opportunity to attend a free community education seminar presented by Pomona, Calif-based Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 6p.m. to 8 p.m. at its Pomona Campus. The program is titled Managing Low Back Pain Due to Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.
During the recent American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) annual conference in San Antonio, three graduates of the University of St Augustine for Health Sciences (USA) Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship Program were recognized as fellows of the AAOMPT.
Jeremy Wells, JD, has been named by the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USA) as its vice president of student administration for three campuses in San Marcos, Calif, St. Augustine, Fla, and Austin, Texas.