Online Continuing Education Courses for PTs, OTs and SLPs

ERI’s Web-based Online Courses and LIVE Webinars Bring Next Level Learning Directly to You

NEW Live Webinars!

Take accredited webinars that count towards your live continuing education requirements.

SOLD OUT! (New dates added)
Baby Beats and Breaths:  Therapeutic Interventions for the Premature Infant with Cardiopulmonary Compromise – LIVE WEBINAR
Course Faculty – Holly Schifsky
NEW! Live Webinar for Pediatric Therapists. Complete both Sessions for 14.5 Contact Hours (1.45 CEUs)
Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:00am-6:30pm EST
Sunday, June 7, 2020 10:00am-6:30pm EST
This dynamic intermediate-advanced course will elucidate the cardiopulmonary implications for the premature or medically-complex infant as related to physiological stability, evolving motor control, sensory stability, and transition to oral motor skills that support feeding. Participants will learn to facilitate the infant’s ability to cough, produce audible phonation, develop oral motor skills, and improve swallowing skills, as well as gestation-age appropriate positioning and handling to support gross motor skills required for postural stability.

Posture, Movement & Function: Beyond the Basics – An Integrated Approach – LIVE Webinar – Four Sessions
Course Faculty – Suzanne Davis
New COURSE! Live Webinar –  Complete all four sessions for 11.5 Hours 1.15 CEUs)
Tuesday, June 9 from 6 pm to 9 pm – EST
Thursday, June 11 from 6 pm to 9:30 pm – EST
Tuesday, June 16 from 6 pm to 9 pm – EST
Thursday, June 18 from 6 pm to 9 pm – EST
Learn to analyze integrating motor learning, neuroplasticity, Contemporary NDT and the ICF model through step-by-step through examination/evaluation, setting functional goals, in-depth analysis of system integrities and impairments, prioritizing, and developing treatment strategies. Participants will explore impairments & treatment strategies specifically related to the Neuromuscular, Musculoskeletal, Sensory & Respiratory Systems. 

Vestibular Rehabilitation: Evaluation and Management of Individuals with Dizziness and Balance Disorders – LIVE WEBINAR
Course Faculty – Richard Clendaniel
NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete both sessions for 12 hours (1.2 CEUs)
Saturday June 13 10:30am-5:00pm EST
Sunday June 14 10:30am -5:00pm EST
Learn to assess and treat patients with vertigo and disequilibrium from vestibular causes. The information presented in this course is applicable to a large patient popular including geriatric patients and individuals with CNS lesions such as multiple sclerosis, CVA, and head injuries. Specific emphasis will be placed on the assessment and treatment of unilateral and bilateral vestibular hypofunction, benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo, central vestibular disorders, and multisensory dizziness.

Critically Thinking Through the Critically Ill- LIVE WEBINAR – ONE DAY
Course Faculty – Miki Anderson Haas
Saturday, June 20, 2020 10:00am-6:15pm EST One Day for 7 Contact Hours (0.7 CEUs)
NEW! Live Webinar for PTs, PTAs, OTs and COTAs interested in advancing practice in the Critical Care Patient Populations. Will focus on adult patients 18 years and older in the intensive care unit acute care setting and specifically when they are critically ill. 
This course will go beyond the basic knowledge of evaluation and treatment of patients in the Critical Care Environment. It will focus on expanding the role of the therapist in the ICU setting and establish a knowledge base and treatment approach beyond mobility and exercise. The importance of utilizing a multi-professional team approach will be highlighted along with the value a therapist brings to this team. Current research and case examples will be utilized throughout. This course is applicable however to a large patient population of those who are or have been critically ill in their course.

Tools and Strategies for Developmental Care of Special Populations in the NICU – LIVE WEBINAR
Course Faculty Lisa Kleinz
A problem-based course addressing very low birthweight babies, small baby teams, NAS, and the long-term NICU infant
NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete all 4 Sessions for 14 Contact Hours (1.4 CEUs)
Monday, July 13, 2020 6:00pm-9:30pm  EST
Monday, July 20, 2020 6:00pm-9:30pm EST
Monday, July 27, 2020 6:00pm-9:30pm EST
Monday, August 3, 2020 6:00pm-9:30pm EST
This beginner-intermediate course will focus on developmental care and therapeutic interventions in the NICU. It will focus on the infant’s experience in the NICU, and how the neonatal therapist can best support these infants from the beginning.

Post- Acute Rehabilitation of the Complex Patient in the Skilled Nursing Facility and Home Care Settings: Updates to Practice Including COVID Recovery – LIVE WEBINAR
Course Faculty: Robyn Ligotti PT, DPT, RAC-CT, CDP, QCP
NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete all 4 Sessions for 12 Contact Hours (1.2 CEUs)
Wednesday July 15 6:00pm– 9:00pm EST 
Wednesday July 22 6:00pm– 9:00pm EST
Wednesday July 29 6:00pm– 9:00pm EST
Wednesday August 5 6:00pm – 9:00pm EST
The type of patient diagnoses most commonly seen in a post-acute setting is rapidly shifting to a more frail, multi-system involved caseload, with or without the new COVID-19 diagnosis. This course is centered on providing evidence- based tests and measures to use for evaluations, review frameworks for effective care planning to reduce re-hospitalizations and provide evidence-based interventions for optimal outcomes in treating the complex frail adult in the SNF and Home Health settings.

When Children Won’t Eat: Picky Eaters versus Problem Feeders Assessment and Treatment Using the SOS Approach to Feeding – LIVE WEBINAR
NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete all four sessions for 28.5 hours (2.85 CEUs)
July 16, 2020 – July 19, 2020

Times for Each Day*
 8:00am – 5:00pm – CST
 9:00am – 6:00pm – EST
 7:00am – 4:00pm – MST
 6:00am – 3:00pm – PST
This conference is limited to the first 130 registrants. 
Course Faculty Kay Toomey, Deborah Lagerborg, Susan Kniffen
The Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S) Approach to Feeding is a trans-disciplinary program for assessing and treating children with feeding difficulties and weight/growth problems from birth to 18 years. It integrates posture, sensory, motor, behavioral/learning, medical, and nutritional factors to comprehensively evaluate and manage children with feeding/growth problems.
Please note:   Due to the requirements for the participation of this online, live training conference, we strong advise that potential registrants located in an area more than 6 hours ahead or 2 hours prior to the Pacific Standard Time, participate in alternative dates/locations for SOS Approach to Feeding training.

Course Faculty – Mary Tarbell-Bickley
NEW! Live Webinar for Pediatric Therapists. Complete Both Sessions for 13.5 Contact Hours (1.35 CEUs)
Saturday, July 25, 2020 10:00 am – 6:15 pm EST
Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:00 am – 5:45 pm EST
A holistic treatment approach for challenging feeding disorders that are characteristically seen with tube dependency, oral inexperience, severe oral hypersensitivity, rigid eating patterns, and difficulty transitioning to table foods.

COMING SOON as a Live Webinar: 

Therapeutic Evaluation and Treatment of Toe Walking (Pediatric Equinus Gait)
Course Faculty – Liesa Persaud

Previously SOLD OUT!
Managing the Complex Therapy Patient in the Time of COVID 19 – LIVE WEBINAR
Course Faculty – Chris Wells

Previously Recorded Online Sessions and Series

We are thinking of you during this difficult time and hope that you, your loved ones and colleagues are doing well. And while times may be uncertain, one thing our community of therapists can always count on is ERI’s commitment to you and your education. To help you meet your professional goals, and CEU requirements we are providing you with the following offers:

PTs, OTs, SLPs and assistants don’t need to travel to earn CEUs and take their practices to the next level. Register for ERI’s web-based online courses and take exceptional courses from world-renowned faculty members from the convenience of the office or home.

Register for these Exceptional Recorded Online Course Series: 

  • NEW! Vestibular Rehabilitation: Treatment Intensive Online Series
    Gaye Cronin – 13.5hrs – $309
    This course will present vestibular treatments as a system of exercises and movements that the clinician learns to select, grade, and develop a continuum for the individual patient. It will emphasize treatments of vestibular disorders of childhood, adults, and the elderly. Childhood paroxysmal vertigo, multiple canal BPPV, Meniere’s disease, ototoxicity, bilateral disorders, malde debarquement, migraine-associated vertigo, traumatic vertigo, acoustic neuroma, central vertigo, and disequilibrium of aging will be covered.
  • NEW! Torticollis: Assessment and Treatment of Infants and Children  – $299
    Instructor: Cindy Miles, PT, PhD, PCS, NDT 13.5 Contact Hours

    • Etiology and Implications for Development
    • Anatomy of Torticollis, its Effect on the Whole Child, and Differential Diagnosis
    • Motor Development and Assessment Tools
    • Treatment: Creative Stretching, Strengthening, and Functional Play
    • Indications for Kinesiotaping, Mobilizations, and Surgery: Clinical Decision Making and Community Education
  • Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation Online Series – $309
    Instructor: Richard Clendaniel, PT, Ph.D,  – 11 Contact hours

    • Advanced BPPV – $100
    • Cervicogenic Dizziness – $159
    • What to do when It’s Not BPPV – $100
  • Acute and Critical Care Therapy Online Series  – $309 $209
    Instructor: Steve Sadowsky – 12 Contact hours

    • Clinical Decision Making In Acute Care – $79
    • Lines, tubes, Ventilators and Diagnostic Screening for Stability vs Instability – $99  
    • Auscultation LAB – $79
    • Clinical Physiological Monitoring – $79
    • Acute Care and ICU Pharmacology – $59
  • Pediatric Toe Walking Series – $229
    Liesa Persaud PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP – 

    • Utilizing the ACT (Assessment Criteria for Toe Walking) and Footwear Modification to Improve Outcomes – $79
    • The Role of Vision and Reflexes – $99
    • Red Flags for Referral and Intervention Strategies – $99
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome: A Four Part Series – $299
    Instructor: Christina Finn Ed.D 9.5 Contact hours
    This dynamic series will help clinicians apply the latest research on diagnosis and management of concussion and post-concussion syndrome. Focus is on the latest relevant assessment and treatment strategies for adults and children with prolonged visual, vestibular and sensory complaints as a result of concussion. Clinicians will learn effective treatment strategies to improve visual skills, balance and sensory integration for optimal return to school, work, and sports.
  • Vestibular Therapy for the School-Aged Child and Adolescent Online Series – $309
    Instructor: Inger Brueckner MS, PT – 13.5 Contact hours

    • Understanding the Unique Aspects of the Vestibular System in Children and Adolescents – $79
    • Pathophysiology of Vestibular Systems in Children – $79
    • Pediatric Vestibular Screenin and Assessment: Evaluation and Testing – $179
    • Treatment Techniques for the Child with Vestibular Symptoms (inc. LAB) – $179

Attention School-based Therapists! Register for These Five Online CEU Series  – (Group Rates Are Available!) 

Eight engaging, motivating and highly informative modules to invigorate your practice and provide school-based tools to foster growth in your students. Modules range from essential writing tools, neuroplasticity/motor learning, praxis and its effect on executive functioning, typing programs, preschool interventions, mindfulness, IEP writing, and ways to more effectively collaborate with your team.

This course focuses on the latest advances in school-based practice for therapists. Four dynamic modules cover aligning motor needs with educational needs, and how to improve executive function in children who are receiving therapy services in the school setting. How primitive reflexes can be relevant to school-based practice, as well as strategies to integrate these primitive reflexes are discussed. Using evidence to help guide decisions on goals, dosage, and frequency are covered for motor needs in children with autism.

Four engaging online modules including access for children with moderate to severe physical challenges, improving effectiveness through collaboration with children with mild motor challenges, understanding visual processing and visual deficits as well as how to improve sensory, motor behavior and learning outcomes to enhance functioning in your students.

Five comprehensive online modules addressing complex school challenges, evidence based sensory and motor activities, handwriting success tools, functional postural control strategies, as well as ways to improve mental health, bilateral coordination, and visual spatial skills to enhance functioning in your students.

Six dynamic modules, focusing on team strategies, practical tools to address sensory/behavioral challenges, and creative activities focusing on visual and motor skills to enhance functioning in your students.

Improve your practice and earn CEUs at your convenience.  Download our Online Course Brochure, or visit our website for more information. 

Take your practice to the next level with ERI’s library of approved, convenient webinars and computer-based continuing education courses.

ERI’s online courses are filmed at “live” ERI continuing ed classes and edited into shortened sessions for optimal learning experiences. Participants will learn from ERI faculty members and feel like they are in the classroom as fellow therapists participate in Q&A sessions. Online participants will be prompted on how to participate in labs. Participants have access to the course and downloadable handouts for an entire year.