ERI Announces NEW LIVE WEBINARS!

Virtual Live Webinars for PTs, OTs and SLPs

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

NEW interactive, web-based courses include live Q&A sessions, hands-on applications, video analysis and problem-solving, allowing participants to connect directly with experts in their field and fellow therapists, and earn continuing education credits – all from the safety of home.

SCHOOL THERAPISTS – Announcing our Popular Annual Conference
Going Virtual in 2020 – November 19-20

With Suzanne Davis Bombria, Susan Cecere, Sharon Cermak, Colleen Whiting, Kim Wiggins, Kimberly Wynarczuk and more..
Registration Now Available!
$375 EARLY BIRD Registration 
until September 30th 2020
Regular Fee $439 A saving of $64 using code: THERAPIES2020


PREVIOUSLY SOLD OUT!  – New dates just added
Baby Beats and Breaths: Therapeutic Interventions for the Premature Infant with Cardiopulmonary Compromise
Course Faculty – Holly Schifsky
September 24, 24, 26, 2020
Learn advanced critical reasoning skills and movement analysis skills (via lab time and video presentations) to assess breathing patterns, facilitation techniques to support trunk development, positioning strategies to support chest wall development, and feeding techniques to maximize postural control.

Course Faculty – Anne Buckley-Reen
September 25-26, 2020
Learn to expand engagement in clients with ASD and address self-stimulatory behaviors, preservation, and reactive or self-directed behaviors.

NEW!
Treating Balance and Preventing Falls in Neuro, Vestibular, Geriatric and Medically Complex Clients
Course Faculty – Kim Fox
Saturday, September 26-27, 2020
Learn to design effective and engaging balance treatments for geriatric and medically complex clients.

NEW!
Acute Care Practice: Clinical Application of Pathophysiology in Managing Complex Patients
Course Faculty – Archana Vatwani
September 29, October 1, 6, 8 2020 Evenings EST (US)
Gain the knowledge required for effective clinical decision making to optimize patient outcomes in the high acuity and critically ill patient population.

Course Faculty – Melissa Gerber
Wednesdays September 30, October 7 &14, 2020 Evenings EST (US)
This course will arm therapist with intervention tools and strategies to promote independence and improved functioning in both children and adults. Case studies will be used to solidify learning and cement clinical reasoning. Telehealth will be discussed.

SECOND DATE ADDED!
Vestibular Rehabilitation: Evaluation and Management of Individuals with Dizziness and Balance Disorders 
Course Faculty – Richard Clendaniel
October 3-4, 2020
Learn effective, comprehensive, and evidence-based treatment and evaluation of the number one reason individuals over the age of 70 seek medical attention: Dizziness.

NEW!
Contemporary Thoughts on Treating the Child with Hypotonia
Course Faculty – Colleen Carey
Mondays, October 5, 12, and 19, 2020 Evenings EST (US)

This workshop, focuses on using the NDT Practice Model in treating the child with hypotonia. Specific strategies to improve motor control in this population will be presented. Treatment strategies based on the common impairments of the sensorimotor system in this population will be demonstrated.

PREVIOUSLY SOLD OUT!  – New dates just added
Therapeutic Evaluation and Treatment of Toe Walking (Pediatric Equinus Gait)
Course Faculty – Liesa Ritchie-Persaud
October 5, 7, 12, 2020  – Evenings EST (US)
This evidence-based course helps clinicians develop interventions based on etiologies through comprehensive assessments of toe walking (pediatric equinus gait).

Posture, Movement & Function: Beyond the Basics – An Integrated Approach
Course Faculty – Suzanne Davis Bombria
October 6, 8, 13, 15, 2020 7:00pm to 10:00pm – Evenings EST (US)
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. 

Assessment and Treatment of Complex Feeding Disorders: Assessing and Treating The Whole Child
Course Faculty – Mary Tarbell-Bickley
October 17-18, 2020 
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.

NEW!
Torticollis: Assessment & Treatment of Infants & Children-“Impact on the Movement System of Infants & Beyond”

Course Faculty – Cindy Miles
October 19 • October 20 • October 26 • October 27, 2020
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PST (US)
This dynamic evolving course will concentrate on progressive, effective evaluation and treatment schemes for infants and young children with a diagnosis of torticollis, including challenging cases. The course is designed to provide therapists with current research and recommendations pertaining to the implications of torticollis, sleep posture and increased use of positional devices on infant postural and motor development.
Don’t miss Cindy Miles’: Plagiocephaly: Assessment & Treatment of  Infants & Toddlers – Live Webinar; December 7th. 
Register for BOTH courses, and receive a discount!


NEW!
ISSUES IN PRAXIS: The Clumsy Child
Course Faculty – Barbara Connolly
October 20, 22, 27, 29, 2020, Evenings EST (US)
Learn to treat children with developmental coordination disorder resulting in difficulties with self-esteem, writing, ADLs, play, and sports.

NEW!
Mary Massery’s LINKED: Breathing & Postural Control

Course Faculty – Mary Massery
October 23-24, 2020
Day 1 of Mary Massery’s 3-day BREATHING COURSE. Create a paradigm shift that links breathing mechanics, postural control, physiologic behaviors, and management of trunk pressures to treat clients across the lifespan. 

PREVIOUSLY SOLD OUT!  – New dates just added
Baby Beats and Breaths: Therapeutic Interventions for the Premature Infant with Cardiopulmonary Compromise- LIVE WEBINAR – THREE SESSIONS
Course Faculty – Holly Schifsky
October 23-24, 2020
Learn advanced critical reasoning skills and movement analysis skills (via lab time and video presentations) to assess breathing patterns, facilitation techniques to support trunk development, positioning strategies to support chest wall development, and feeding techniques to maximize postural control.

NEWLY ADDED!
Challenges and Solutions for Infants and Children with Complex Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
Course FacultyJoan Arvedson
October 24-25, 2020
Learn to treat children’s complex feeding challenges in a variety of settings including NICU, schools, and rehabilitation clinics.

NEW!
A Deeper Dive into Respiratory Disorders and Rehabilitation: PICS, COVID-19, ARDS and other Pulmonary Conditions

Course Faculty – Daniel Malone
October 26, 28, November 2, 4, 2020 14 Contact Hours (1.4 CEUs)
3:40 pm EST • 2:40 pm CST • 1:40 pm MST • 12:40 pm PST (US)
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, therapists across the continuum must be able to successfully rehabilitate this challenging population in addition to other patients with critical illness. Survivors of critical illness including COVID, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and other respiratory disorders (COPD, E-cigarette, or vaping product use-associated lung injury [EVALI]) present with Post Intensive Care Syndrome, PICS. This course will emphasize current best practice for patients with PICS and will discuss the pathophysiology, diagnostic testing, and medical management of these complex patients. 
Don’t miss Dan Malones’: Mechanical Ventilation, Artificial Airways & ICU Monitoring Equipment: Rehabilitation Considerations; November 9th. 
Register for BOTH courses, and receive a discount!

NEW!
Functional Strengthening and Fitness Interventions for Children with Developmental Disabilities

Course Faculty – Maria Fragala-Pinkham and Maggie O’Neil
November 2, 4, 9, 11, 2020
5:40pm EST • 4:40pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PST (US)
Designing effective intervention programs to improve strength, endurance and function in school-aged children aged 5-21 years with disabilities can be challenging. This course will help clinicians evaluate fitness and function, set realistic goals, prioritize treatment and implement successful programs for children with developmental disabilities such as cerebral palsy, genetic conditions, autism, and developmental coordination disorder.

Tools and Strategies for Developmental Care of Special Populations in the NICU 
Course FacultyLisa Kleinz
Wednesdays November 4, 11,18, December 2, 2020, Evenings EST (US)
A problem-based course addressing very low birthweight babies, small baby teams, NAS, and the long-term NICU infant. 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.

Ambulation, Activity and AFOs: Addressing the Ankle to Improve Gait and Function 
Course Faculty – Amanda Hall
November 7, 14, 21, 2020
Learn to increase your skill with orthotic recommendations and treatments for the foot and ankle in pediatric and adult patients with neurological, developmental and/or orthopedic diagnoses.

Vestibular Rehabilitation: Evaluation and Management of Individuals with Dizziness and Balance Disorders
Course Faculty – Richard Clendaniel
November 7-8, 2020
Learn effective, comprehensive, and evidence-based treatment and evaluation of the number one reason individuals over the age of 70 seek medical attention: Dizziness.

PREVIOUSLY SOLD OUT!  – New dates just added
Baby Beats and Breaths: Therapeutic Interventions for the Premature Infant with Cardiopulmonary Compromise- LIVE WEBINAR – THREE SESSIONS
Course Faculty – Holly Schifsky
November 7-8, 2020
9:40 am EST • 8:40 am CST • 7:40 am MST • 6:40 am PST (US)
Learn advanced critical reasoning skills and movement analysis skills (via lab time and video presentations) to assess breathing patterns, facilitation techniques to support trunk development, positioning strategies to support chest wall development, and feeding techniques to maximize postural control.

NEW!
Mechanical Ventilation, Artificial Airways & ICU Monitoring Equipment: Rehabilitation Considerations

Course Faculty – Daniel Malone
November 9, 2020 3.5 Contact Hours (.35 CEUs)
3:40 pm EST • 2:40 pm CST • 1:40 pm MST • 12:40 pm PST (US)
This course discusses common laboratory values, catheters, airways, and physiologic monitoring equipment used in the intensive care unit. This course will emphasize “what” to monitor and how to interpret and apply the “data” into an efficacious plan of care that promotes the safe and progressive rehabilitation of the critically ill patient.    

Advanced Practice for the Complex Neonate: Strategies for Success in the NICU, PICU and SICU
Course Faculty –AJ Lee
Saturdays November 14 and 21, 2020
9:40 am EST • 8:40 am CST • 7:40 am MST • 6:40 am PST (US) 
Learn how to treat the complex neonate using a neuroprotective framework in this interactive and engaging course

Contemporary Thoughts on Treating the Child with Hypotonia
Course Faculty – Colleen Carey
November 16, 23 and 30, 2020  – Evenings EST (US)
This workshop focuses on using the NDT Practice Model in treating the child with hypotonia. Specific strategies to improve motor control in this population will be presented. Treatment strategies based on the common impairments of the sensorimotor system in this population will be demonstrated.

Intervention in the NICU: A Neurodevelopmental Approach
Course Faculty – Roberta Gatlin
November 21-22, 2020
9:40 am EST • 8:40 am CST • 7:40 am MST • 6:40 am PST (US) 
A hands-on course designed to increase the NICU therapist’s knowledge through evidenced-based assessments and interventions.

NEW!
Torticollis: Assessment & Treatment of Infants & Children-“Impact on the Movement System of Infants & Beyond”

Course Faculty – Cindy Miles
December 4-5, 2020
9:40 am EST • 8:40 am CST • 7:40 am MST • 6:40 am PST (US)
This dynamic evolving course will concentrate on progressive, effective evaluation and treatment schemes for infants and young children with a diagnosis of torticollis, including challenging cases. The course is designed to provide therapists with current research and recommendations pertaining to the implications of torticollis, sleep posture and increased use of positional devices on infant postural and motor development.
Don’t miss Cindy Miles’: Plagiocephaly: Assessment & Treatment of  Infants & Toddlers – Live Webinar; December 7th. 
Register for BOTH courses, and receive a discount!

Challenges and Solutions for Infants and Children with Complex Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
Course Faculty – Joan Arvedson
December 5-6, 2020
Learn to treat children’s complex feeding challenges in a variety of settings including NICU, schools, and rehabilitation clinics.
NEW!
Plagiocephaly: Assessment & Treatment of Infants & Toddlers

Course Faculty – Cindy Miles
December 7, 2020 – 4 Contact Hours (.4 CEUs)
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PST (US)
The presentation will provide evidence-based clinical pathways for management of infant head shape. Differential diagnosis that may lead to head shape differences will be explored.

COMING SOON as a Live Webinar!
More topics, speakers and dates to be added in the Fall:

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

 

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