CEs & Events

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

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Expanding Horizons: Use of Tilt-in-Space Wheelchairs to Increase Participation & Support Physical Function
“This course offered in collaboration with Rehab Concepts, Inc.”

Wed Nov 15th, 2017 • 4:30p-8p • Bloomington, MN • Southtown Office Park

Audience: OT/COTA

CE Hours: 4, AOTA CEUs:3

Speaker: Sarah Timleck, MScOT

General Overview:
See Updates on Eventbrite! This seminar is aimed to increase participants’ understanding of the physical and functional benefits of tilt in space wheelchair technology, and its role in improving the user’s quality of life and independence. Participants will develop a strong knowledge of these benefits within the domains of the person, their occupations, and the environment. Revolutionary new technologies to optimize the lives of users will be discussed. Attendees will participate in hands-on learning experiences to improve their knowledge of tilt in space wheelchairs and their features available on the market today. To see additional details click here.

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Exercise Based Interventions for Dysphagia and Dysarthria

Sat Dec 2nd, 2017 • Bloomington, MN • Southtown Office Park

Audience: SLPs

Contact Hours: 6

Speaker: Heather Clark, PhD, CCC-SLP

Course Description:
This full-day course will consider in detail the exercise-based treatments available to SLPs. Included in the discussion will be assessment to determine candidacy for exercise, a review of principles guiding exercise programs (e.g., intensity, dosage, combining treatments, on-going assessment), considerations of how setting and acuity influence decision-making about exercise-based interventions, descriptions of exercise programs organized by subsystem (respiratory, laryngeal, velopharyngeal, lingual, orofacial) and a review of evidence supporting exercise-based interventions for dysarthria and dysphagia for various patient populations. For an agenda breakdown and detailed speaker information follow this link to the full event page.


Lymphedema Certification Course

Thurs. Jan 25, 2018 – Sun. Jan. 28, 2018 • Rochester, MN • Wood Lake Meeting Center

Audience: PT/PTA, OT/COTA

CE Hours: Number of hours awarded for this course to be determined.  We have applied to the MN Board of PT for Category 1 CE Hours.

Course Schedule: 

Thursday, Jan. 25 – 4 – 8 pm (Check-in from 3:30 – 4 pm)

Friday,  Jan. 26  – 12 -9 pm

Saturday, Jan. 27 – 8 am – 6 pm

Sunday, Jan. 28 – 8 am – 6 pm

Speaker:

Ann Elise Kryszak, OTR, CLT, is a treating therapist and educator specializing in advanced practices in Lymphedema Management. She has been a practicing therapist for 40 years and a Lymphedema Specialist for 20 years.

Course Description:
This comprehensive certification course is designed to teach therapists the most current management techniques to effectively treat Lymphedema. Participants will leave this course with a certificate of Comprehensive Lymphedema Management Therapy (CLT) and techniques needed to immediately begin managing patients with Lymphedema. Effective assessment and treatment approaches will be thoroughly discussed and practiced in the laboratory experience. You will gain information pertaining to the necessary manual techniques from Comprehensive Lymphedema Management for American Health Care required to appropriately design a therapeutic treatment approach and self-care program. To see all the objectives and the full profile for the course, click here.