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Oct 31, 2020 | Contact Hours 7 | USD $245 | Staten Island, New York
Pharmacology Fundamentals for Therapists is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held on Oct 31, 2020 at Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York, United States of America. Target Audience: This course will target clinicians working with adults across the lifespan with pain, and conditions of the musculoskeletal, neurologic, cardiorespiratory and endocrine systems that require medication use. CEU Details: • This course meets the criteria for 7 contact hours (0.7 CEUs). • Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 7 contact hours - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. • The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. • NBCOT professional development provider - 7 PDUs. • PHARMACOLOGY Fundamentals for Therapists sponsored by • This course is offered for up to .7 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). Description: This comprehensive course delves into the impact on therapy from drugs that are designed to treat pain, musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, nervous system, and endocrine disorders. Patients undergoing therapy routinely take both prescription drugs and OTC medicines that ultimately influence treatment outcomes. Therapists with knowledge of these medicines practice safer, more effective therapy. The course will examine Rx and non-Rx medicine used in the therapy setting and will cover side effects that influence treatment and outcomes. Information will focus on drug actions and patient errors when treating pain, as well as common disorders of the musculoskeletal, neurologic, cardiorespiratory, and endocrine systems. Common OTC drugs and herbals are examined for occult hazards and drug interactions. Electronic resources for free drug-related information will be demonstrated. Objectives: Upon Completion of the Course, participants will be able to: • Describe basic factors that control drug uptake, bioavailability, and metabolism. • List benefits, limitations, and adverse effects of drug families used to treat inflammation and pain. • Classify drug families and drugs used to treat disorders and diseases of the musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiorespiratory, and endocrine systems. • Describe how drug choices and administration influence therapy outcomes, including common errors in drug administration committed by patients. • Define potential harms and drug interactions for over-the-counter medications and herbals.
Dec 05 - 06, 2020 | Contact Hours 14 | USD $435 | Staten Island, New York
Vestibular Rehabilitation: Evaluation and Treatment of Dizziness and Balance is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Dec 05 - 06, 2020 at Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York, United States of America. CEU Details: • The two-day live course meets the criteria for 14 contact hours (1.4 CEUs). The PA Board of • Physical Therapy recognizes other board approvals. Application has been made to the NJ Board of • Physical Therapy Examiners. TX Physical Therapy Association approved provider. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 16.8 contact hours. • Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 14 contact hours Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. • Approved by the TX Board of OT Examiners. • NBCOT professional development provider – 14 PDUs. • This course is offered for up to 1.4 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional area) • 12 hours of this course qualify toward the 20 hours requirement for NDTA re-certification Description: This evidence-based course will train clinicians in the practical management of vestibular disorders. The course will include instruction in anatomy and physiology, medical management, pathology, detailed bedside examination and treatment skills. The material will be presented in a lecture, lab and video case study format. Competence in the performance of a comprehensive office / bedside examination and treatment skills will be addressed in a lab format. The seminar is intended to enhance the clinicians ability to evaluate the appropriateness and effectiveness of VRT for vestibular disorders. Practical application of VRT to a variety of practice settings (outpatient, acute care, SNF, ER) will be discussed. An emphasis will be placed on the management of BPPV variants and vestibular hypofunction. Course Objectives: Perform a detailed bedside vestibular and balance examination Based on patient history and bedside examination, identify the specific features of: • Peripheral vestibular disorders • Central vestibular disorders • Non-vestibular dizziness Recognize typical characteristics of peripheral vestibular vs. central-etiology nystagmus Identify appropriate standardized assessment tools for use in vestibular rehabilitation Prescribe rehabilitation programs to address adaptation and compensation for vestibular dysfunction Identify specific variants of BPPV and perform appropriate canalith repositioning maneuvers Identify indications for further diagnostic testing / medical referral.