This continuing education seminar is a two-and-a-half day course designed to provide instruction in the generation and interpretation of rehabilitative ultrasound images as they relate to the pelvic girdle.
Physical Medicine and Rehab Courses
Continuing Education Courses
Group Discounts: Will be applied only to groups of 4 or more from the same primary facility
4-6 participants will receive a 5% discount.
7 or more participants will receive a 10% discount.
Note: Please do not make non-refundable travel reservations until you have received a confirmation from Texas Children's Hospital.
As an occupational therapy fieldwork educator, your knowledge, supervision, and direction are critical to the success of your students and to the future of occupational therapy. AOTA is your partner in both of these important endeavors. For that reason, we are pleased to offer you the opportunity to advance your skills in this important area. This course is designed specifically for fieldwork educators and academic fieldwork coordinators.
This 16 hour seminar on water-based interventions is designed to rapidly introduce pediatric therapists to motor, sensory and play-based interventions in water. Participants will create a series of aquatic therapeutic movements, tasks, or exercises designed to alleviate the most common problems associated with the pediatric population and then adapte these ideas to novel situations.
The Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS) is used to measure how well a client performs familiar activities of daily living (ADL). The AMPS can be used with any client, regardless of diagnosis or age, as long as the client is at least the developmental age of 2 years and is familiar with performing some ADL tasks. There are over 125 ADL tasks included in the AMPS, from very easy self-care tasks to multi-step domestic tasks (including outdoor tasks and shopping).
This dynamic evolving course will concentrate on progressive, effective treatment schemes for infants and young children with a diagnosis of torticollis with or without plagiocephaly, 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.
This seminar emphasizes the interpretation of basic science knowledge and the development of basic clinical skills which are needed to complete a differential evaluation of lower extremity dysfunction, then proceeds to treatment. General principles of functional anatomy, tissue and joint biomechanics, pathology, and treatment are presented.
Learn to appropriately select parameters for using TENS and FES to enhance treatment protocols specifically for the pediatric population.
This course provides immediately applicable practical information to help clinicians better identify and treat the factors that impact successful oral feeding of preterm and ill term infants. Utilizing a multidisciplinary approach -- both in the NICU and after discharge to early intervention through the first six months—the course emphasizes strategies to facilitate infant abilities and develop caregiver feeding skills.
This two-day, intermediate level course will provide the clinician with the tools necessary to make appropriate decisions in the ICU and acute care environments. The core principles are introduced so that clinician can acquire specific information on a variety of topics in order to effectively manage and progress patients with varying degrees of involvement.
This intermediate continuing education course is designed for PT’s and OT’s who wish to further their current skill sets to include specialized treatments for the cancer patient. Emphasis in this course will be placed on learning the medical and surgical management for the following cancers: breast, prostate, gynecological, head and neck, colorectal and melanomas.
Pediatric patients are different from adult patients and can pose many challenges. This specialized hands-on two-day course will be a valuable learning opportunity for a pediatric therapist who is challenged by the orthopedic issues that arise when treating musculoskeletal conditions and for hand therapists who treat adults and are challenged when faced with a pediatric patient.
This course will provide physical and occupational therapists with a deeper understanding of the complex multi-system involvement of the brain in reflex integration, movement, learning, and daily functioning. The instructor will use innovative and multi-sensory approaches to help participants relate the information to their everyday practice. The first day of the course will focus on the functional aspects of Neuroanatomy.
This 2 day course provides an overview of evidence based practice for vestibular related impairments in children, and is appropriate for physical & occupational therapists and assistants working in pediatrics.
This two-day intermediate level lecture and hands-on laboratory course will provide the clinician with the most recent evidence-based practice guidelines for the examination, differential diagnosis and treatment interventions for running-related injuries. New research on how to accurately diagnose and treat plantar heel pain, Achilles tendinosis, Achilles tendonitis, patellofemoral syndrome, iliotibial band syndrome, stress fractures and muscular strains will be reviewed.
Have you ever struggled in treating a patient with Plantar Fasciitis? Have you considered that maybe the patient really did not have plantar fasciitis? Ever wonder if your patients poor foot alignment is a factor in their back, knee or hip pain? Don’t know when a patient should have a custom orthotic? Then you owe it to yourself and your patients to attend this course.
The field of fascial research is exploding with fascinating new knowledge about the role of fascia in sensory communication, force transmission, postural stability, cellular health, and much more. Gaining knowledge of this important three-dimensional structure in the body will enhance the clinician’s ability to improve outcomes in many diverse types of patient diagnoses, including tendonitis, joint restrictions, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, and neurological hypertonicity.
In this cutting edge continuing education course, participants will learn the E3 model of care for tethered oral tissues. This includes relevant background information on how tethered oral tissues affect oral function from birth to maturity. The course format includes lecture, video/photograph examples, case studies, pre and post assessment activities, demonstrations, and hands-on application of techniques in an interactive atmosphere where questions and discussion are welcomed. This cour
NDT is a dynamic, hands-on, problem solving approach used in the treatment of children with central nervous system (CNS) pathophysiology. Intervention involves direct handling to optimize function.
Cortical Visual Impairment, or CVI, is now the leading cause of visual impairment in children in developed countries. This two day course will be a benefit to anyone who works with children with CVI. Each attendee will receive the book, Strategy to See: Strategies for Students with Cerebral/Cortical Visual Impairment, and will participate in making their own useful manipulatives and tools to use with this population.
Data in the literature strongly supports the importance of early and frequent mobilization of the patient in the ICU environment, However, treating in the ICU can be quite intimidating, especially to the novice and even sometimes the experienced physical therapist. Medically complex patients challenge therapists to use high level clinical decision making skills to ensure optimal patient treatment while maintaining patient safety.