Tag Archives: Geriatrics

Jennifer Bottomley – Fabulous Testimonial for our highly acclaimed faculty member


Testimonial from Staci: I recently attended the course, “Geriatric Neurology in the Medically Complex Client”, presented by Dr. Jennifer Bottomley. I wish to thank her again for coming to Scranton, PA, and hope that she will return again in the … 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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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 – 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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Making the Case for Respiratory Muscle Training in Routine Physical Therapy Practice


The reported clinical benefits of respiratory muscle training include improved pressure generation by the respiratory muscles, reduced dyspnea, increased functional activity and endurance, and heightened athletic performance. However, respiratory muscle training has not yet been widely adopted into routine physical … Continue reading

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NEW CEU course – Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation in Post Concussion Syndrome


Master Clinician Gaye Cronin presents this NEW course in 2014: Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation in Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS) The course will focus on assessment and treatment for vestibular, sensory organization, ocular motor, reflex integration, postural stability, and otolithic displacement and is designed … Continue reading

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Looking for an Assessment Tool for Balance


Louis Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: A discriminant, reliable and valid perturbation-based fall assessment tool, (Spring Scale Test) has been reported by DePasquale and Toscano in 2000 JGPT. Predicated on repeated incremental predictable perturbations, (RIPPS), the Spring Scale Test (SST) seeks … Continue reading

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Why Patients Don’t Exercise – What’s a Therapist to do?


Post from Education Resources Faculty Member: Suzanne Clark You do a great job putting together an exercise program for your patients with chronic disease. You teach them how to do the exercises and they return the demonstration. You give them … Continue reading

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Speaker Spotlight – Richard Clendaniel – an Expert in Vestibular Rehabilitation


Richard Clendaniel, PT, PhDis a well respected member of our Faculty presenting his popular CEU Course: “Vestibular Rehabilitation: Evaluation and Management of Individuals with Dizziness and Balance Disorders”. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Community & Family … Continue reading

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Free CE course for Adult Rehab and Geriatric Therapists


Our blog has been up and running for almost a year now……… where did that go??? Our blog has been very successful building a strong pediatric therapy community, and Acute Care community. We would like now to do the same … Continue reading

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