Monthly Archives: January 2014

Featured PTA CEU course – Geriatric Neurology


PTA’s are you looking for a CEU course? Our popular CEU course designed for PT’s OT’s and Assistants is coming to Pennsylvania in March: Geriatric Neurology in the Medically Complex Client Learn evaluation and treatment protocols most appropriate for medically … Continue reading

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School System PT: Question about Eligibility for Therapy


Liz Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I am a physical therapist (4 years) and on my 2nd in the schools. I am finding that more and more of my referrals are for kids that are falling behind their peers, not for … Continue reading

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Education Resources New Course – Cancer Rehabilitation


We are pleased to announce our new evidence based course, by our new faculty member; Lisa VanHoose. PhD, PR, CLT-LANA, CKTP Evidence Based Cancer Rehabilitation and it’s Role in Cancer SurvivorshipAdvances in the medical management of cancer have steadily increased survival rates. … Continue reading

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ICU Mobility Scores


Ann, PT posts:  DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: How are people documenting mobility in the ICU? Has anyone used the Perme ICU Mobility Score? I heard it is now being tested for validity and inter-observer reliability, and Chris Perme is presenting it … Continue reading

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Faculty Feature: Robin Harwell – Dynamic Instructor


Robin Harwell, M.A., CCC-SLP is a dynamic instructor and clinician who takes complex information and easily applies it clinically. She has extensive experience in a variety of settings, including hospital, clinic, nursing home, home health, private practice and public schools. She has a thriving private … Continue reading

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Technology… Friend or Foe for The Therapist


At our annual “Therapy in the Schools” conference this fall, our distinguished technology speaker, Kelly Charlebois admitted that she was put “off balance” when she downloaded iOS 7 on her iPad and iPhone and saw a whole new screen and … Continue reading

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Survey: Pediatric Occupational Therapy Assessment Tool


Please help fellow therapist by completing her survey: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY:  I hope this message finds you well. My name is Rachel Tudor. I am current OT LEND trainee at the Riley Child Development Center in Indianapolis, IN as well … Continue reading

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