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.

No refunds will be accepted 3 weeks prior to a course.

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May 2-3, 2020

Find the underlying causes of challenging behavior and improve functional outcomes by assessing and treating visual and vestibular disorders, motor challenges, and specific diagnosis. Participants will learn how to effectively communicate with teachers and caregivers, and create comprehensive treatment plans to be used in multiple domains of the child’s life.

May 2-3, 2020

The Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP), Level 1, provides clinicians with the skills and information necessary to provide a structured learning environment and enhanced educational experience for students. Course content reflects an interdisciplinary approach to experiential learning methods, with an emphasis on didactic content related to clinical teaching, supervision, and evaluation.

May 30-31, 2020

The Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program, Level 2 (CCIP Level 2) is the successor to APTA’s former Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (ACCIP).  This voluntary program is designed for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who have successfully completed the APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Level 1 Program (CCIP Level 1), and want to further develop their clinical teaching skills and construct a clinical curriculum.

May 30-31, 2020

We are in the midst of a running boom. With the popularity of running exploding so, too, has an epidemic of injury. The expectations to get your runners back out on the road, trails, or track can be stressful for the sports medicine team, not to mention the client. It is essential to be up-to-date on the clinically-relevant and evidence-based evaluation and treatment approaches for injured runners to maximize functional outcomes in a safe and timely manner.

June 5-7, 2020

Having practiced and perfected the techniques of FDN Level 1, practitioners are now experienced and skilled enough to cover musculature in more technical areas, including that of the thoracic spine and trunk, lumbar spine, cervical spine, hip, hand, foot, upper extremity, temporomandibular joint, and connective tissues.

June 13-14 2020

Boost the early language outcomes of the children on your caseload. SPARK Communication™ is an intensive two-day Hanen training designed specifically for professionals who work with young children with language delays and their families.

June 13-14, 2020

Join us for a Train-the-Trainer session on the Early Feeding Skills Assessment (EFS) Tool. Effective feeding care starts with assessment of what the infant needs to be successful. Learn to use the EFS to effectively plan provide an infant-guided approach to feeding. Simultaneously learn to train others back home to use the EFS to strengthen your unit’s feeding care. Review current research, the role of experience, dynamic systems theory, and feeding outcomes after NICU.

June 15-16, 2020

This timely seminar will bring you essential information to problem-solve complex swallowing and feeding disorders. Correlating co-morbidities, clinical data, and the infant/child’s behaviors is at the heart of completing a good differential.

June 17, 2020

Evolution of physiology from infancy forward. Critical information for conducting and interpreting pediatric swallow studies and problem-solving at each juncture. Learn how to look beyond aspiration and appreciate the entire swallow pathway and its potential for compensations and maladaptations in relation to co-morbidities. Procedures in preparation for and during the study that are most common across the US. Recommendations and optional treatment modalities specific to pediatrics will be h

July 11-12, 2020

This course will expand on knowledge from the more basic pediatrics courses to help the physical therapist treat more complicated bowel and bladder difficulties in pediatric clients. It will discuss both evaluation and treated strategies for the more complicated pediatric bowel and bladder issues. It will also cover common bowel and bladder issues that occur in neurologically involved child.

July 11-12, 2020

Feeding difficulties in the NICU are common and can be challenging for even experienced therapists. Premature infants and medically fragile/sick newborns are unique from typically developing healthy newborns. An appreciation of their fragile and immature subsystems, maturation of these subsystems around feeding and swallowing, as well as our ability to impact these systems, are required to be a successful clinician serving this population. This two-day seminar will provide a strong foundatio

July 18-19, 2020

Many insurers are beginning to deny aquatic therapy for the pediatric client, in part because clinicians do not understand how to make the case for aquatics.  Stop extolling the virtues of aquatic therapy for the pediatric client…without providing tangible evidence-based support.  Leave this dynamic course understanding how, when, where, and under what circumstances to provide aquatic therapy…and how to justify that choice to the world.  Don’t just understand the science, be ab

July 18, 2020

The KT4 Pediatric course is designed to provide advanced Kinesio Taping® techniques and problem-solving to physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, massage therapists, athletic trainers, and other health professionals specializing in pediatrics. Kinesio Taping® is a method of treatment for musculoskeletal and Myofascial disorders. Kinesio Taping® can be used during physical activity and in conjunction with many therapeutic interventions.  Attendees will re

July 19, 2020

This course is designed to provide physical, occupational and speech therapists specializing in pediatrics advanced taping techniques and clinical problem-solving skills. Attendees will review theory and basic taping, wrapping and strapping techniques, learn advanced and combination taping techniques, and develop clinical reasoning skills.

July 31 - August 2, 2020

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.

August 1-2, 2020

More children than ever need early intervention and other services.  nd, there are not enough available services. Therapists, early interventionists, parents, medical professionals, and others have seen a sharp rise in children with delayed and/or disordered feeding, speech, and mouth development. These include children with disabilities as well as many typically-born children who, for some reason, are not developing as expected.

August 1-2, 2020

This course will cover an overview of SMA, including clinical presentation, natural history of the disease, and the potential effects of new drug therapies for this population. In addition, the course will allow the participant to learn the standard outcomes used clinically in patients with SMA to measure motor function. The course will also educate the participant in administration and scoring of the assessments using video reviews and hands on practice.

August 12-16, 2020

This five-day workshop on gait and mobility for the pediatric client has been designed for pediatric therapists who were trained and successfully completed the Basic Pediatric NDT course at least one year prior to the start of this advanced, approved gait course. The emphasis is to promote continued analysis and problem-solving towards gait and function in vertical with children through young adults 21 years of age who present with neurological challenges.

August 14-16, 2020

Have you ever felt “at a loss” when treating a one-month-old or an infant whose chronological age hasn’t yet reached term? Have you ever assessed an infant born preterm and seen movement issues that weren’t reflected in the norm-referenced tests and checklists? In this course, you will learn how to assess and treat movement dysfunction in infants born preterm beginning at NICU discharge.