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!


Ambulation, Activity and AFOs: Addressing the Ankle to Improve Gait and Function 
Course Faculty – Amanda Hall
November 7, 14, 21, 2020
2:40 pm EST • 1:40 pm CST • 12:40 pm MST • 11:40 am PST (US)
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
10:10 am EST • 9:10 am CST • 8:10 am MST •7:10 am PST (US)
Learn effective, comprehensive, and evidence-based treatment and evaluation of the number one reason individuals over the age of 70 seek medical attention: Dizziness.

SOLD OUT!
Baby Beats and Breaths: Therapeutic Interventions for the Premature Infant with Cardiopulmonary Compromise- LIVE WEBINAR 
To be added to the waitlist, please register for the course and choose “waitlist” at checkout. Please note, this webinar will be offered again on December 9, 11 & 12, 2020.
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)
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 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

ICU and Acute Care Update-LIVE WEBINAR
Course Faculty Chris Wells
November 14-15, 2020 
9:40 am EST • 8:40 am CST • 7:40 am MST • 6:40 am PST (US)
Learn the evidence-based fundamentals and essentials of ICU rehab from mechanical ventilation and early mobilization, to functional assessments and treatments.

Contemporary Thoughts on Treating the Child with Hypotonia
Course Faculty – Colleen Carey
November 16, 23 & 30, 2020
5:25 pm EST • 4:25 pm CST • 3:25 pm MST • 2:25 pm PST (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.

BPPV: A Comprehensive Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment – Live Webinar – Two Sessions
Course FacultyKim Fox
November 21 • November 22, 2020
8:40 am EST •  7:40 am CT •  6:40 am MST •  5:40 am PT (US)
Participants will dive into the depths of BPPV to gain a better understanding of typical and atypical forms of BPPV, and learn to effectively, efficiently, and properly diagnose and treat patients. Participants will use evidence-based treatment and learn additional vestibular and non-vestibular basics to understand when signs and symptoms and not consistent with BPPV.

The Core of it All:  It’s more than just abdominals
Course Faculty Suzanne Davis Bombria
November 30 • December 2 • December 7 • December 9, 2020
6:40 pm EST • 5:40 pm CST • 4:40 pm MST • 3:40 pm PST (US)
We hear about ‘the core’ all of the time, but it is so much more than just the abdominals! Treating children, whether they are high functioning or have more complex issues, requires a thorough understanding of the muscles that provide core stability. An evidence-based, multi-system approach is taken to examine and devise effective intervention strategies that are immediately applicable to a variety of pediatric populations.

TBI: Tools and Strategies to Promote Recovery for the Moderately-Severely Challenged
Course Faculty Andrew Packel, Kimberly Miczak
Also includes 2 online sessions 
December 3, 10, 2020
3:40 pm EST • 2:40 pm CST • 1:40 pm MST • 12:40 pm PST (US)
This course will provide a framework and utilize video-based cases to provide optimal evaluation, assessment, and treatment strategies for individuals with moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries. 

Functional Cognitive Intervention and Acute Care: From ICU to Acute Rehab
Course Faculty Joan Toglia, Chelsea Steinberg
Thursday, December 3, 2020; 5:40 pm EST •  4:40 pm CT •  2:40 pm MST •  1:40 pm PT (US)
This course will provide therapists with assessment and intervention strategies to promote optimal functional cognitive recovery and outcomes in the ICU and acute care setting.

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
8:40 am EST • 7:40 am CST • 6:40 am MST • 5:40 am PST (US)
Learn to treat children’s complex feeding challenges in a variety of settings including NICU, schools, and rehabilitation clinics.
Amputee Rehabilitation: Evidence-Based Strategies Across the Continuum of Care-LIVE WEBINAR-Two Sessions

Course Faculty Inger Brueckner
December 5-6, 2020
9:40 am EST • 8:40 am CST • 7:40 am MST • 6:40 am PST (US)
Learn the latest research, technology, and post-operative treatments to elicit the best outcomes for patients with amputations.

NEW!
Vestibular Rehabilitation: Advanced

Course Faculty Richard Clendaniel
December 5-6, 2020
10:10 am EST • 9:10 am CST • 8:10 am MST• 7:10 am PST (US)
The course will focus on the assessment and treatment of patients with vertigo and dysequilibrium from unusual vestibular causes. The course is designed for clinicians (PT & OT) with prior vestibular rehabilitation course work and clinical experience.

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.

Primitive Reflexes: Strategies to Promote Integration – Strengthening Foundational Skills – LIVE WEBINAR – 3 Sessions

Course Faculty Janine Wiskind
December 8, 10, 15 2020
5:40 am EST • 4:40 am CST • 3:40 am MST • 2:40 am PST (US)
Hone your skills in the evaluation and treatment of primitive reflexes through interactive labs and case studies by utilizing a functional and play-based approach.

Therapeutic Evaluation and Treatment of Toe Walking (Pediatric Equinus Gait) – LIVE WEBINAR-TWO SESSIONS
Course Faculty Liesa Ritchie-Persaud
December 9 • December 16, 2020
10:40 am EST • 9:40 am CT • 8:40 am MST • 7:40 am PT (US)
This evidence-based course helps clinicians develop interventions based on etiologies through comprehensive assessments of toe walking (pediatric equinus gait).

Baby Beats and Breaths: Therapeutic Interventions for the Premature Infant with Cardiopulmonary Compromise 
Course Faculty Holly Schifsky
December 9  • December 11, 2020
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PST (US)
December 12, 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.

Therapeutic Evaluation and Treatment of Toe Walking (Pediatric Equinus Gait) 
Course Faculty – Liesa Ritchie-Persaud
December 9 • December 16, 2020
10:40 am EST • 9:40 am CT • 8:40 am MST • 7:40 am PT (US)
This evidence-based course helps clinicians develop interventions based on etiologies through comprehensive assessments of toe walking (pediatric equinus gait).

Treatment Strategies for the Improvement of Oral, Pharyngeal, Feeding/Swallowing, and Respiratory Coordination Function: The Child with Neuromuscular Involvement
Course Faculty – Rona Alexander
December 11-12 2020
9:10 am EST • 8:10 am CST • 7:10 am MST• 6:10 am PST (US)
Learn clinically relevant assessment and treatment strategies for children with neuromuscular impairments and feeding, swallowing, and respiratory challenges.

WEBINARS SCHEDULED  – 2021 

New Courses being added continually

Don’t Wait For Gait! Therapeutic Evaluation & Treatment of Pediatric Gait 

Course Faculty – Liesa Ritchie-Persaud
January 12, 19 and 26, 2021
5:40 pm EST • 4:40pm CST • 3:40pm MST• 2:40pm PST 
This course clearly explains the significant components of evaluation and treatment of pediatric gait, in a clinically relevant manner. Flaws of a “wait and see” approach will be discussed, while supporting proactive & preventive intervention with proposed methods for deliberate, realistic & effective intervention for pediatric gait.

Advanced Practice for the Complex Neonate: Strategies for Success in the NICU, PICU and SICU-
Course Faculty – AJ Lee
January 15-16, 2021
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

Treatment Strategies for the Improvement of Oral, Pharyngeal, Feeding/Swallowing, and Respiratory Coordination Function: The Child with Neuromuscular Involvement 
Course Faculty  – Rona Alexander
January 22-23, 2021
10:10 am EST • 9:10 am CST • 8:10 am MST• 7:10 am PST (US)
Learn clinically relevant assessment and treatment strategies for children with neuromuscular impairments and feeding, swallowing, and respiratory challenges.

Motor Issues in Autism
Course Faculty – Anne Buckley-Reen
January 22 & 29, 2021
8:10 am EST • 7:10 am CST • 6:10 am MST • 5:10 am PST (US)
Learn to expand engagement in clients with ASD and address self-stimulatory behaviors, preservation, and reactive or self-directed behaviors.

Treating Infants and Families In the NICU and Beyond
Course Faculty – Roberta Gatlin
January 30 & 31, 2021
9:40am EST • 8:40am CST • 7:40am MST • 6:40am PST (US)
Focus on interventions and strategies to prepare the child (and family) to transition out of the NICU and into the home.

Mary Massery’s LINKED: Breathing & Postural Control
Course Faculty – Mary Massery
Day 1 of Mary Massery’s 3-day BREATHING COURSE 
Early Bird Rate: Register before December 24, 2020 and use code LINKEDFEB at checkout to receive a reduced rate of $215/person. 
February 5, 2021
1:40 pm EST, 12:40 pm CT, 11:40 pm MST, 10:40 am PT (US)
February 6, 2021
8:10 am EST, 7:10 am CT, 6:10 am MST, 5:10 am PT (US)
Create a paradigm shift that links breathing mechanics, postural control, physiologic behaviors, and management of trunk pressures to treat clients across the lifespan.

Intervention in the NICU: A Neurodevelopmental Approach
Course Faculty – Roberta Gatlin
March 20-21, 2021
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.

COMING SOON as a Live Webinar!

Functionally Assessing and Treating Visual Processing, Visual Perception and Visual-Motor Deficits
Course Faculty – Melissa Gerber
Multiple Dates

Motor Issues in Autism
Course Faculty – Anne Buckley-Reen
Multiple Dates

Utilizing NDT in Pediatric Practice
Course faculty – Collen Carey
Multiple Dates

Contemporary thoughts on Treating the Child with Hypotonia
Course faculty – Collen Carey
Multiple Dates

Treating Infants and Families in the NICU and Beyond
Course Faculty – Roberta Gatlin

Functionally Assessing and Treating Visual Processing, Visual Perception and Visual-Motor Deficits
Course faculty – Melissa Gerber
Multiple Dates

Ambulation, Activity and AFOs: Addressing the Ankle to Improve Gait and Function
Course faculty – Amanda Hall
Multiple Dates

Tools and Strategies for Developmental Care of Special Populations in the NICU
Course Faculty – Lisa Kleinz

NEW
Effective Physical Therapist Management of Patients in the Emergency Setting:

Differential Diagnosis, Intervention, and Inter-Professional Collaboration
Course Faculty – Michael LeBec

Advance Practice for the Complex Neonate: Strategies for Success in the NICU, PICU and SICU
Course Faculty – Anjanette Lee
Multiple Dates

NEW
Practical Trauma-Informed Strategies for Reducing Anxiety

Course Faculty – Jessica Minahan

Don’t Wait for Gait!
Therapeutic Evaluation & Treatment of Pediatric Gait
Course Faculty – Liesa Ritchie-Persaud
Multiple Dates

Treatment of Motor Issues in Children with Sensory Dysfunction
Course Faculty – Liesa Ritchie-Persaud
Multiple Dates

Therapeutic Evaluations & Management of Toe Walking (Pediatric Equinus Gait)
Course Faculty – Liesa Ritchie-Persaud
Multiple Dates

When Children Won’t Eat: Picky Eaters vs. Problem Feeders. Assessment and Treatment Using the SOS Approach to Feeding
Course Faculty – Kay Toomey

Focusing on Function and Participation: Incorporating Motor Learning, NDT and SI Perspectives in Treatment
Course Faculty – Kim Westhoff

Primitive Reflexes: Strategies to Promote Integration – Strengthening Foundational Skills
Course Faculty – Janine Wiskind
Multiple Dates

Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Infancy: Assessment and Management
Course Faculty – Lynn Wolf and Robin Glass
Multiple Dates

More topics, speakers and dates to be added in 2021!

 

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