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Register for these upcoming CE courses that will inspire and enlighten:

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Strength Exercises for Aging Adults to Improve Function

If you are a full-time Centrex Rehab employee, click here to complete the Strength Exercises for Aging Adults to Improve Function  Continuing Education form.

Sat., November 10, 2018 8 am – 5 pm • Bloomington, MN  • Southtown Office Park

Intended Audience: PT/PTA, OTR/COTA

Course Approval #: 1534

Category 1 CE Hours Awarded from the MN Board of PT: 7

Speaker: Mark Richards, MS, PT, CEEAA

Mark is a dynamic and engaging instructor who received his B.A. in Physical Therapy in 1980 from the College of St. Scholastica and his M.S. from the University of Minnesota in 1997. He has numerous years of varied clinical experience in orthopedics, sports medicine, and geriatrics and has conducted research in strength exercise in aged therapy patients.

Course Description:

Whether you work in home health, outpatient, skilled nursing, a rehab center or acute care, this course is designed to help you enhance your strength exercise treatments in a clinically realistic and practical way.

Objectives:

Recognize why physical weakness in the elderly is a serious issue and understand the strength building principles essential to counteracting weakness.

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Physical & Occupational Therapy Management of Falls in Community Dwelling Older Adults

If you are a full-time Centrex Rehab employee, click here to complete the Physical and Occupational Therapy Management of Falls in Community Dwelling Older Adults Continuing Education Request Form.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 4:30 – 8:15 pm• Bloomington, MN  • Southtown Office Park

Intended Audience: PT/PTA, OT/COTA

Course Approval #: 1535

Category 1 CE Hours Awarded from the MN Board of PT: 3

Speaker: Debbie Hanka, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA; Senior Physical Therapist/Struthers Parkinson’s Center

Debbie graduated from the University of Minnesota with Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy. In 2005, she became a Geriatric Certified Specialist and recertified in 2014.  In addition, she because a Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults in 2011. Debbie also completed a transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Regis University in Denver, CO in 2012.  She is passionate about health promotion and injury/illness prevention especially in the area of fall prevention.

Objectives:

Identify demographics and risk factors for falls among older adults. Demonstrate knowledge of interventions for fall prevention in areas of medicine, pharmacy, psychology, rehabilitation, & nursing to identify and make appropriate referrals for the older adult client/patient.

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AAC: Determining Solutions for Adults with Complex Communication Needs

If you are a full-time Centrex Rehab employee, click here to complete the AAC: Determining Solutions for Adults with Complex Communication Needs Continuing Education Request Form.

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 4:30 – 8:15 PM• Bloomington, MN  • Southtown Office Park

CEUs: Certificates of Attendance will be available to use as continuing education documentation.

Speaker: Dannel Friel, Tobii Dynavox Solutions Consultant

Dannel Friel started providing assistive technology support in 1988 at Gillette Children’s Hospital.  In those days her official title was equipment person. She joined Tobii Dynavox in 1997 providing assistance, training and support for Tobii Dynavox products. Dannel’s passion is assisting with all things related to AAC including assessment, the funding process, implementation, training and in-services for those supporting children and adults with severe speech and language disabilities.

Course Description:

Using lecture and case studies, participants will learn about augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) solutions for adults.

Objectives:

Identify three communication needs unique to adults who require AAC.

All participants are encouraged to bring an Ipad, Windows 10 tablet (download the free App SNAP + Core First to get hands on experience. This workshop is free of charge.

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