CEs & Events

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

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Leadership 101: Personal Leadership Development: The Catalyst for Leading Within

If you are a full-time Centrex Rehab employee, click here to complete the Leadership 101 Continuing Education Request Course Form.

Saturday Sept. 15th, 2018 – Sunday Sept. 16th, 2018 • Bloomington, MN

Intended Audience: PT/PTA, OTR/COTA, & SLP

Tentative Class Schedule:

Sat., Sept. 15th – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sun., Sept. 16th – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Category 1 hours: 15
Meets Category 1 continuing education credits because it is an APTA sponsored course.

Speakers:

Amy Lafko, MS PT, MBA
Amy has been a practicing physical therapist for over 15 years and continues formal leadership by serving as the Director of Rehabilitation Services at York Hospital.

Dr. Dee Schilling, PT PhD
Dee is a tenured Professor at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona California where she serves as the Associate Dean of the College of Allied Health Professions.

Course Description:

This two-day course emphasizes the development of leadership behaviors fostering autonomous practice, accountability, professional values, diversity and ethics.  Attendees will learn how to influence others to create effective relationships, achieve shared goals, and resolve conflict. Prior to the course, attendees will complete a leadership self-assessment and other preparatory work.

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Novel Aquatic Balance, Proprioception & Fall Prevention Strategies

If you are a full-time Centrex Rehab employee, click here to complete the Novel Aquatic Balance, Proprioception & Fall Prevention Strategies Continuing Education Course Request form.

Saturday, Sept. 22nd, 2018 – Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 • Apple Valley, MN • Augustana Health Care Center

Intended Audience: PT/PTA, OT/COTA

Tentative Class Schedule:

Sat., Sept. 22nd – 8:00 AM – 5:45 PM

Sun., Sept. 23rd – 8:00 AM – 5:45 PM

CE Hours: The course has been approved by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy for 16 CCU’s.

Speaker: Andrea Salzman, MS, PT

Andrea graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Masters degree in Physical Therapy. Salzman is the Founder and Owner of  the Aquatic Resource Network, the largest multidisciplinary clearinghouse of information on aquatic therapy.

Course Description:

A 16 hour in-service packed into 2 days. Designed to progress beyond the commonly used methods of challenging balance and proprioception in the water. Provides adaptations appropriate for both children and adults. Includes research findings which support balance and proprioceptive training in the water. Provides in-water instruction of: Andrea Salzman’s adaptations of the Berg, Aquatic Blanket Drills (ABD), Aquatic Sensory Integration (ASI), rhythmic stabilization, modified underwater weight-bearing, developmental sequencing (on mat and pool bottom), and other novel methods to hone balance, gait and proprioceptive skills.

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The Importance of Vital Signs

If you are a full-time Centrex Rehab employee, click here to complete the Importance of Vital Signs Continuing Education Request form.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 4:30 – 8:15 pm • Bloomington, MN  • Southtown Office Park

Intended Audience: PT/PTA, OT/COTA, SLP

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:

4:30 – 5:00 pm, Check-In

5:00 – 8:15 pm, Course

Speaker: Henry Lozano, PT, DPT

Henry is the Director of Rehabilitation at Capital View Transitional Care Center, located with Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota. Henry graduated from Montclair State University in 1988 with a Bachelor in Chemistry and Biology; New York University Physical Therapy program in 1992.  He obtained his Doctor of Physical Therapy advanced degree from Boston University in 2006. Henry is a dynamic speaker who brings current treatment strategies that are evidence based and patient management ideas that you can use in your practice tomorrow.

Course Description:

In this short course the participants will leave with a brief review of the physiology associated with BP, HR, RR and oxymetry readings and what they mean during a therapy intervention. The course will review the basics of vital signs and what’s normal and what is not.

Objectives:

List the benefits of monitoring the vital signs and understand the basic physiology associated with BP, HR, RR and oxymetry readings.

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Lymphedema Certification Course

If you are a full-time Centrex Rehab employee, click here to complete the Lymphedema Certifcation Course Continuing Education Request form.

Thursday, Oct. 25th, 2018 – Sunday, Oct. 28th, 2018  • Bloomington, MN  • Southtown Office Park

Intended Audience: PT, PTA, OTR, COTA

Course Approval #: 0810; Category 1 CE Hours Awarded from the MN Board of PT: 31

Course Schedule:

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

Friday, Oct. 26 – 12 – 9 pm

Saturday, Oct. 27 – 8am – 6pm

Sunday, Oct. 28 – 8am – 6pm

Speaker: Ann Elise Kryszak, OTR, CLT

Ann Elise 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 Descripton:

This comprehensive certification course is designed to teach therapists the most current management techniques to 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.

Objectives:

By the end of the course, the participants will, after review of the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system, be able to identify three principle functions of the lymphatic system.

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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

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

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

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

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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