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Therapists who earn terminal academic degrees achieve a higher level of critical thinking about their discipline, and possess a key to unlock leadership potential. The director of the Doctor of Education and Doctor of Health Science programs at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences explains why this endpoint is critical to therapists.
The College of Health Sciences is now the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences. The name change was made in honor of what is described as "the largest single gift in the history of the College of Health Sciences."
The Continuing Professional Education program at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, has reportedly been reaccredited for 5 years by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
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Starting September 2015, the University of St. Augustine will offer its entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program to students in Miami.
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A series of continuing education workshops focused on providing hands-on edema management are scheduled for the Los Angeles and Chicago areas May, June, and August. The workshop are presented by the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
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A learning opportunity for PTs, OTs, PTAs, OTAs, and leaders of fitness and wellness programs will help explain biomechanical differences between locomotion on land, in shallow water, and underwater at a free webinar April 22 from 1 pm to 2 pm EDT.
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Education Resources Inc is offering an education opportunity directed at helping therapists learn more about the Goal Attainment Scale (GAS). The new course focuses on creating and showing measurable change in neuro-pediatrics.
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A series of live seminars that address conditions of the spine among older adults and provide an opportunity for hands-on learning is being offered by rehabedge.com. The seminar, titled Functional Strength Training for the Aging Spine, will be presented in five cities in New York, and at one location in Florida, beginning March 13.
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A free webinar scheduled for March 19, 1 pm to 2 pm EDT, features Murphy Grant, MS, LAT, PES, assistant athletic director - sports medicine and head football athletic trainer at University of Kansas. Grant will focus on aquatic rehab applications particularly for low back injury.
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A new webinar focuses on three methods to increase compliance in the physical therapy office as a way to save time and money. This free webinar, presented by bestPT, is available online now.
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A live seminar titled "Navigating the Payment Maze: Reducing Denials and Minimizing Risks" will be conducted in Alexandria, Va, February 28, and also streamed online. The seminar will offer 0.9 CEUs to those who attend.
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Clinicians across several disciplines will have an opportunity to explore an new approach for treating amputees that focuses on surgical attachment of a prosthetic limb via osseointegration surgery. Munjed Al Muderis, a Sydney, Australia-based orthopedic surgeon, will present the lecture, hosted by Helen Hayes Hospital.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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"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.
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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.
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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.