Tag Archives: Adult rehabilitation

Physician Screening Tool, PT Referral for Low Back Pain May Be Effective Approach for Treatment


We would like to share this article from PT Products Published on April 4, 2014 by “PT PRODUCTS” “An editorial in The Annals of Family Medicine suggests that the British screening approach for physicians with patients with low back pain (LBP) may … Continue reading

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The Physical Therapists Role in Preventing Rehospitalizations


New regulations and payment models depend upon successful patient discharge home without a re-admission in the immediate future. Physical therapists will play a huge role in determining whether or not a patient is “ready for discharge” home and once home, … Continue reading

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Strength Exercise for Aging Adults – CEU course for PTs, OT’s and Assistants


A great CEU course from dynamic instructor: Mark Richards 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. … Continue reading

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OT Looking for Evidenced-Based Best Practice Assessments


Martha Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I would like to know if anyone  recommends or is aware of a good assessment for OT’s to use to evaluate ADL’s and IADL’s in the home. Our agency is looking for evidenced-based best practice assessments.Thank … Continue reading

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Treating Complex Neuro and Geriatric Patients – CEU course for PT’s, OT’s and Assistants


  In this intensive treatment course, presented by acclaimed speaker; Carole Campbell Burnett  you will learn to use evidence based interventions for improving balance, preventing falls, promoting strength and function in geriatric and neurologic patients. A key focus is learning to select and … Continue reading

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Featured PTA CEU Course – The Complex Acute Care Patient


PTA’s are you looking for a CEU course? Our popular CEU course designed for PT’s OT’s and Assistants is coming to Virginia in March: Management of The Complex Acute Care Patient This course is designed to enhance the clinical decision-making … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Faculty Member Chris Perme


Our distinguished faculty member, Chris Perme has been named the recipient of the APTA Acute Care Section Lecture Award!!   Chris will be presenting the Fifth Acute Care Section Lecture at CSM 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana next year. The Lecture Award’s purpose is … 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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OT’s – Strategies for Patients with TBI


  People experiencing sensory issues can benefit from coping techniques       We would like to share this article from Advance Magazine http://occupational-therapy.advanceweb.com/Features/Articles/Strategies-for-Patients-with-TBI.aspx “Patients with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) face many obstacles on their road to recovery. Dealing with … Continue reading

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