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Lymphedema Refresher/Advance Techniques Course

Saturday, March 10th, 2018 – Sunday March 11th, 2018 • Bloomington, MN • Southtown Office Park

Class Schedule:

Sat., March 10 – 8am-6pm

Sun., March 11 – 8am – 12:30pm

Who should attend? 

Only Therapists, PT, PTA, OTR, COTA’s who have previously taken either the full certification course of the Comprehensive Lymphedema Management for the American Health Care or an equivalent Lymphedema Certification Course.

Course Approval #: TBD

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.

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.

Why attend this course?

This comprehensive advanced, refresher and update 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, as well as to sign up for the course, click here.


Stroke Rehabilitation: Immediate and Functional Start

Sat, March 24, 2018 • Bloomington, MN • Southtown Office Park 

Class Schedule: Saturday March 24th 7:45 AM – 4:00 PM

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.

Speaker: Henry Lozano, PT, DPT

Henry is the Director of Rehabilitation at Capital View Transitional Care Center, a 32-bed TCU/Sub-Acute Care Unit located within 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 has been an Associate Faculty at the University of Minnesota’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program since 1998 teaching Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. He has presented seminars on several topics including: Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Stroke Rehabilitation, and Rehabilitation Management, in various states since 1999. 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:

This workshop is intended as a review of stroke rehabilitation in all therapy settings. The goal is to provide a 360 degree look at the stroke patient. We’ll review from onset to discharge with treatment strategies and prognosis indicators. And finally, this course will help you with the transition of the stroke patient to home or alternative living environment. This course will help you maximize your time and durations of treatment within the confines of the Medicare and Managed Care payment system while encompassing a functional team approach.

To see all the objectives and the full profile for the course, click here.

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Lymphedema Certification Course

Thurs. April 26th,  2018 – Sun., April 29th 2018• Bloomington, MN • Southtown Office Park  

Audience: PT/PTA, OT/COTA

Course Approval #: 0810

CE Hours: Category 1 CE Hours Awarded from the MN Board of PT: 31.

Course Schedule:

Thursday, April 26 – 4-8pm (Check-in at 3:30pm)

Friday, April 27 – 12-9pm

Saturday, April 28 – 8am-6pm

Sunday, April 29 – 8am-6pm

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.

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Cognitive Performance Test (CPT) 2017 Manual and Practice Model

Saturday, May 12th, 2018 • Alexandria, MN • Knute Nelson Care Center 

Audience:OT/COTA

CE Hours: 4

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. New research that differentiates CPT levels from Allen levels will be presented including outcome studies in Driving and differential diagnosis for Mild versus Major Neurocognitive Disorders (i.e. Dementia).

Course Schedule: 

Saturday, May 12th – 9 am  – 1 pm

Speaker:

Theressa Burns, OTR, is the Occupational Therapist Clinical Specialist at the Minneapolis VA Geriatric Research, Education and Clinicial Center (GRECC). She is the creator and author of the nationally recognized and standardized Cognitive Performance Test (CPT) evaluation. This evaluation is a standard in the therapy industry as a tool that establishes levels of client competency in the performance of daily life, and cognitive-functional profiles of intervention. To see all the objectives and the full profile for the course, click here.

 


Leadership 201: Advanced Leadership Development: The Catalyst for Leading Others

Sat., May 19th, 2018 – Sun., May 20th 2018• Bloomington, MN • Southtown Office Park  

Intended Audience: PT/PTA, OT/COTA & SLP’s that attended Leadership 101 Course

Tentative Schedule:

Saturday, May 19 – 7:30am-5:30pm

Sunday, May 20 – 7:30am-5:00pm

Category 1 hours: 15.5

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

Speakers:

Amy Lafko, MS PT, MBA has been a practicing physical therapist for over 15 years. Her clinical background includes a wide variety of settings with the primary focus in acute care but inclusive of inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing care and outpatient. Her first formal leadership position was as the Director of Rehabilitation Services at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center. Amy has a passion for traveling and capitalized on this as a contract therapist in several states, as well as volunteering in Da Nang, Vietnam. The desire to remain engaged in her career carried on as a contract therapist with many informal leadership opportunities.

Today, Amy continues formal leadership by serving as Director of Rehabilitation Services at York Hospital. Amy completed the LAMP program in 2012 and knows there is a lifetime of learning ahead. She is thrilled to help others find their own leadership path as a faculty member.

Stacey L. Zeigler, PT, DPT, MS, GCS, CEEAA is a Clinical Professor of Physical Therapy at Clarkson University and is the President/CEO of Fun in Aging Physical Therapy, providing in-home fitness and wellness programming for older adults. She earned her B.S. degree in Physical Therapy in 1994 from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. She holds a Master of Science degree in Community Health Administration and Wellness Promotion from California College for Health Sciences, became a board certified geriatric specialist in 2001, and completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Simmons College in January 2005. Stacey’s clinical background encompasses a wide variety of settings including home health, acute care, out-patient orthopedics, in-patient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, hospice care and cardiopulmonary rehab. In addition to her clinical work, Stacey has also been involved in therapy services management and leadership throughout her career including roles as the Chief of physical therapy at the U.S. Army Health Clinic in Hanau, Germany, serving as a hospital assistant administrator in Northern New York and most recently as private practice owner. Stacey’s passion is to inspire those she serves to be the best that they can be through her work with students at Clarkson, the community of older adults through her private practice and volunteerism, with new and emerging leaders as a faculty member for HPA-LAMP, and with her family.

To see all the objectives and the full profile and to sign up for the course, click here.


Marketing and Communicating with the Aging in Place Client (CAPS I)

Wednesday, March 14th • Bloomington, MN • Southtown Office Park 
Intended Audience: Builders/remodelers, existing CAPS designees needing CE, healthcare professionals
Schedule: 8 am – 5 pm
Category Hours:
This course qualifies for:
6 CE for AIBD
0.6 CEU for AOTA
6 NAHB CE for: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, Master CSP, CMP, MIRM
Speaker:
Alissa Boroff, BA, CAPS, COTA/L, MN-AS, Access Solutions Director
Alissa holds degrees in interior design and in occupational therapy. This combination of experience and education provides her with the skills and insight to create functional and pleasing environments to meet the needs of clients and promote safe and independent living for people of all ages and abilities. Prior to founding Access Solutions, Alissa worked for residential and commercial design firms specializing in senior housing and accessible design.
Course Description:
Millions of Americans are living longer and more active lives.  Because they are embracing newly found and changing lifestyles, they need to revitalize their home environment. Identifying this burgeoning opportunity and then developing the skills to interact with this market can help you grow your business dramatically. The goal of the course is to equip course particpants with the knowledge and tools to effectively market and sell services to the aging in place (AIP) market.
To see all the objectives and the full profile, and to sign up the course, click here.

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Design Concepts for Livable Homes and Aging in Place (CAPS II)

Thursday, March 15th, 2018 • Bloomington, MN • Southtown Office Park 

Intended Audience: Builders/remodelers, existing CAPS designees needing CE, healthcare professionals

This course qualifies for:

6 CE for AIBD
0.6 AOTA CEUs
• 6 AIA/CES HSW Learning Units
6 NAHB CE for: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, CSP, Master CSP, CMP, MIRM

Speaker: Alissa Boroff, BA, CAPS, COTA/L, MN-AS, Access Solutions Director

Alissa holds degrees in interior design and in occupational therapy. This combination of experience and education provides her with the skills and insight to create functional and pleasing environments to meet the needs of clients and promote safe and independent living for people of all ages and abilities. Prior to founding Access Solutions, Alissa worked for residential and commercial design firms specializing in senior housing and accessible design.
Course Description:
The goal of this course is to enable participants to identify common challenges within the home and understand attractive design concepts that create a safe and comfortable environment for clients who want to age in place as well as identify with one or more of these groups: Individuals who are not experiencing health issues related to aging, individuals who have a progressive or other condition that requires home modifications or equipment, and individuals who are dealing with an abrupt or traumatic health-related change.
To see all the objectives and the full profile, and to sign up the course, click here.

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 Details & Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging in Place (CAPS III)

Friday, March 16th, 2018 • Bloomington, MN • Southtown Office Park 

Intended Audience: Builders/remodelers, existing CAPS designees needing CE, healthcare professionals

This course qualifies for:
6 CE for AIBD
0.6 AOTA CEUs
• 6 AIA/CES HSW Learning Units
6 NAHB CE for: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, CSP, Master CSP, CMP, MIRM

 

Speaker: Alissa Boroff, BA, CAPS, COTA/L, MN-AS, Access Solutions Director

Alissa holds degrees in interior design and in occupational therapy. This combination of experience and education provides her with the skills and insight to create functional and pleasing environments to meet the needs of clients and promote safe and independent living for people of all ages and abilities. Prior to founding Access Solutions, Alissa worked for residential and commercial design firms specializing in senior housing and accessible design.
Course Description:
This course builds on the CAPS I and CAPS II courses (which are perquisites for this course) by introducing design solutions and techniques for professionals whose clients require specialized design and equipment to live and thrive comfortably in their homes. Whole house product specification and installation techniques will be covered accompanied by practical, hands-on activities.
To see all the objectives and the full profile, and to sign up the course, click here.

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