CEs & Events

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

CE Request Form for Centrex Employees


Vestibular Rehabilitation Course

Saturday, September 7, 2019 7:45 AM – 5:30 PM

Bloomington, MN  • Southtown Office Park

If you are a Centrex Rehab employee and need to fill out the CE Request form for the September Vestibular Course, click here.

Intended Audience: PT/PTA

Course Level: n/a

CE Hours: 8

Speaker: Becky Olson-Kellogg, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA, has received Certificates of Competence in Vestibular Rehabilitation, Vestibular Test Function Interpretation & Application to Rehabilitation, and Cervicogenic Dizziness. She is currently the Associate Program Director, Assistant Professor, and Geriatric Clinical Residency Director at the U of MN Program in Physical Therapy.

Course Description:

This course focuses on developing the therapist’s understanding of vestibular anatomy, physiology, and pathology, as well as developing evaluative and treatment skills for patients with vestibular dysfunction. The course is appropriate for therapists who are new to the area of vestibular rehabilitation, as well as for those with prior experience with vestibular patients. Course format will include lecture, lab, group discussion, and actual patient case studies.

Objectives:

  1. Describe the functional anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system
  2. Identify basic differences between central and peripheral vestibular signs
  3. Identify classic signs and symptoms of BPPV
  4. Demonstrate positional testing, diagnosis, and treatment for BPPV
  5. Describe the pathophysiology of common vestibular disorders
  6. Describe the evaluation process of a person with a vestibular impairment
  7. Demonstrate basic oculomotor tests and interpret the results
  8. Describe the sensory systems involved in postural control and how to evaluate each system utilizing a sensory integration test
  9. Describe an appropriate vestibular treatment theory and how to progress basic vestibular exercises
For more details on the course, click here.

Cognitive Performance Test (CPT) 2018 Revised Manual and Practice Model Course

Saturday, September 21, 2019 7:45 AM – 12 PM

Bloomington, MN  • Southtown Office Park

If you are a Centrex Rehab employee and need to fill out the CE Request form for the September CPT Course, click here.

Intended Audience: Occupational Therapists

Course Level: Intermediate

Contact Hours: 4

Speaker: Theressa Burns, OTR, is the creator and author of the nationally recognized and standardized Cognitive Performance Test (CPT) evaluation. She is currently the Occupational Therapy Clinical Specialist at the Minneapolis VA Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC).

Course Description:

This course presents the neurocognitive base of the Cognitive Performance Test (CPT) and its evidence-based practice model. It includes its use in functional diagnosis and in predicting capacity for IADL/ADL, independent living, and safety.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the neurocognitive base of the CPT as a working memory and executive function measure
  2. Discuss DSM 5 cognitive and functional criteria for mild vs. major neurocognitive disorders
  3. Review the Cognitive Performance Test (CPT) 2018 Revised Manual and Practice Model and practice administration, scoring, and interpreting selected subtasks
  4. Discusss CPT Profile interventions for IADL, ADL, independent living, and safety
  5. Present outcome studies that support the CPT for functional diagnosis and intervention
For more details on the course, click here.

Lymphedema Certification Course

Thursday, October 3 – Sunday, October 6, 2019 

  • Thursday, October 3 – 4-8pm (Check-in from 3:45-4pm)
  • Friday, October 4 – 12-9pm
  • Saturday, October 5 – 8am-6pm
  • Sunday, October 6 – 8am-6pm

Bloomington, MN  • Southtown Office Park

If you are a Centrex Rehab employee and need to fill out the CE Request form for the October Lymphedema Course, click here.

Intended Audience: PT/PTA, OT/COTA

Course Level: n/a

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

Course Description:

This comprehensive certification course is designed to teach therapists the most current management techniques to effectively treat Lymphedema. Participants will leave the course with a certificate of Comprehensive Lymphedema Management Therapy (CLT) and techniques needed to immediately begin managing patients with Lymphedema.

Objectives:

  1. Identify three principle functions of the lymphatic system
  2. Identify the pattern of lymph flow
  3. Identify 4 research based theories supporting comprehensive lymphedema treatment
  4. Demonstrate manual lymph drainage, compression bandaging, and appropriate therapeutic exercises
  5. Explain 3 billing challenges faced when documenting comprehensive lymphedema treatments
  6. Demonstrate proper massage drainage techniques to enhance lymphatic flow in lower extremity
  7. Decide on what the appropriate lymphedema treatment is and to perform lymphedema technique on another participant
  8. Explain who common diagnostic procedures for lymphedema
For more details on the course, click here.


 

Refresher & Advanced Comprehensive Lymphedema Treatment Course

Saturday, November 2, 2019 – Sunday, November 3, 2019 

  • Sat., November 2 – 8am-6pm
  • Sun., November 3 – 8am – 12:30pm

Bloomington, MN  • Southtown Office Park

If you are a Centrex Rehab employee and need to fill out the CE Request form for the November Advanced Lymphedema Course, click here.

Intended Audience: PT/PTA/OT/COTAs who have previously taken either the full certification course of the Comprehensive Lymphedema Management for the American Health Care or an equivalent Lymphedema Certifcation Course

Course Level: Advanced

CE Hours: To be determined

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

Course Description:

This comprehensive advanced, refresher, and update course is designed to teach therapists the most current management techniques to effectively treat Lymphedema.

Objectives:

  1. To demonstrate an understanding of the anatomy and physiology of lymph system
  2. To describe the pathophysiology of Lymphedema and pathogenesis of common upper and lowere extremity Lymphedema
  3. To understand the common diagnostic procedures for Lymphedema
  4. To Recognize, assess, and treat the different classifications of upper and lower extremity Lymphedema
  5. To perform proper massage techniques to enhance lymphatic flow and explain the physiologic rational drainage massage
  6. To correctly apply compression bandages in the treatment of upper and lower extremity Lymphedema
  7. To perform limb measurements that provide acceptable documentation of outcome measures
  8. To instruct patients and health care professionals in precautions and skin care
  9. To choose the appropriate compression garments and instruct patients in correct application
  10. To develop appropriate individualized treatment programs for successful outcomes
For more details on the course or to register, click here.