Total Joint Arthroplasty: An Intensive Lab Course to Improve Functional Outcomes

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Medicare Alphabet Soup for Outpatient Rehabilitation Practices: Navigating the Medicare Maze

Medicare is an ever-changing landscape for outpatient physical therapists. From Functional Limitation Reporting, Manual Medical Review and Medicare caps, to outcome tools, probe and targeted audits, total time rules, maintenance, Merit-based Incentive Payment System, and documentation requirements, the regulations seem overwhelming. Learn how to navigate the Medicare maze. This course will provide a clear understanding of the Medicare Rules and regulations for outpatient physical and occupational therapy. Participants will develop a basic understanding of the audit process and how to position oneself for success in an audit situation. This course will cover the issues that therapists find most confusing.

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Gait Recovery and Orthotic Management in Rehabilitation in Adults with Neurological Injury or Disease

This course will provide participants with essential tools for examination and evaluation of gait in adults with neurological injury or disease, with the end goal of determining appropriate therapeutic interventions and/or orthotic management to maximize gait recovery. Stroke will be the diagnosis emphasized in the course because of its prevalence, but the course will also address gait dysfunction and recovery in spinal cord injury, Parkinson ’s disease, multiple sclerosis, peripheral neuropathy, and other neuromuscular disorders. Common gait deviations and trends in gait recovery will be discussed. Evidence based activity, exercise, and orthotic interventions specific to the rehabilitation and recovery of gait will be presented. Participants will have opportunities to see and handle orthotic examples and practice application of information through video and paper patient cases.

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    The Foot and Ankle Complex

    The foot and ankle comprise one of the most fascinating and complex areas of human anatomy and divine engineering. Dysfunction in this anatomical region can be difficult to assess, and the same physiological movements often are referenced using several different terms. Foot function can influence lower quarter kinematics and kinetics, as well as lower quarter function having the potential to influence foot kinematics and kinetics. The purpose of this program is to enhance the ability to: understand the biomechanics of this anatomic region; assess foot, ankle, and selected aspects of lower quarter dysfunction accurately; and plan and implement appropriate treatment regimens for these pathologies, including the use of foot orthoses and shoewear.

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      Stroke Rehabilitation Across the Continuum of Care: An Evidence Based Approach

      This course will provide participants with essential tools for clinical examination and intervention of persons following a stroke, across the continuum of care. Common impairments, activity restrictions, and participation limitations will be discussed. Evidence based interventions specific to the rehabilitation and recovery of basic mobility following stroke will be presented. Participants will have opportunities to see and work through examples and practice application of information through lecture and hands on labs.

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      Course Dates & Locations:

      • May 15, 2021 – May 16, 2021

        Jackson, MS 39216

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      • Aug 7, 2021 – Aug 8, 2021

        5655 First Boulevard, Nashville (Hermitage), TN 37076

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        Summit Medical Center
        5655 First Boulevard, Nashville (Hermitage), TN 37076

        Course Location
        Summit Medical Center
        5655 First Boulevard
        Hermitage, TN 37076
        1st Floor Conf. Rm - Follow Signs
        (615) 316-3000 - www.summitmedctr.com

        Nearby Hotels
        Country Inns & Suites - 615-277-1099
        3423 Percy Priest Dr - 37076
        (2.5 miles away)

        Hilton Garden Inn - (615) 884-0088
        412 Royal Parkway - 37214
        (6.0 miles away)

        There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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      • Sep 18, 2021 – Sep 19, 2021

        901 45th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

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        St Mary's Medical Center
        901 45th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

        St Mary's Medical Center
        901 45th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

        Course Location
        St Mary's Medical Center
        901 45th Street,
        West Palm Beach, FL 33407
        www.stmarysmc.com

        Cypress Room- Use front entrance

        Parking- in front of hospital

        Area Accommodations
        SpringHill Suites West Palm Beach I-95
        2437 Metrocentre Boulevard
        West Palm Beach, FL 33407
        (561) 689-6814

        Homewood Suites by Hilton West Palm Beach
        2455 Metrocentre Boulevard,
        West Palm Beach, FL 33407
        (561) 682-9188

        Residence Inn By Marriott West Palm Beach
        2461 Metrocentre Blvd East
        West Palm Beach, FL 33407
        (561) 687-4747

        There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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      Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation in Orthopedic Patients

      This two-day, evidenced based, laboratory intensive course will focus on teaching a historically useful manual therapy technique, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF). The course introduces PNF as a manual therapy and exercise intervention technique to address common pathologies of both upper and lower extremities. The course is intended to provide the clinician with the skill to rehabilitate the patient with a hands-on, integrative approach. This will be accomplished through a combination of lecture, demonstration, and significant lab time. The structured sessions are aimed at emphasizing important concepts in neurophysiology and motor learning to improve neuromuscular control in orthopedic patients. Mastery of these techniques requires a solid foundation in basic anatomy and the pathomechanics of the shoulder and hip. Attendees will learn useful terminology, basic procedures, and techniques.

      Participants will learn to successfully apply PNF techniques in a manner that each patient-centered session is both therapeutic intervention and assessment or evaluation. The clinician will learn to develop and sequence a dynamic treatment plan incorporating PNF techniques that can be used for conservative and post-operative approaches. Current clinical evidence supports the combination of these treatments when properly performed and prescribed by a skilled clinician. Strategies for documentation and coding will also be covered.

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      Course Dates & Locations:

      • Oct 23, 2021 – Oct 24, 2021

        3000 New Bern Avenue , Raleigh, NC 27610

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        WakeMed Health & Hospitals
        3000 New Bern Avenue , Raleigh, NC 27610

        Course Location
        WakeMed Health & Hospitals
        3000 New Bern Avenue
        Raleigh, NC 27610

        Building Name:
        Andrews Center
        Conference Rooms 1 & 2
        Phone #: 919-350-8000

        Parking
        Free parking located on upper and lower deck of the Andrews Center.

        The Andrews Center is located at the WakeMed Raleigh Campus. After exiting the Beltline on New Bern Avenue, drive through the Sunnybrook Road intersection and take a left into the Emergency Entrance. The Andrews Center is on your left. Click here for a map of Raleigh Campus.

        Area Accommodations
        Marriott-Raleigh City Center – 929-833-1120
        500 Fayetteville St , Raleigh, NC 27601
        (3.6 miles away)

        Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown – 919-872-2323
        3415 Wake Forest Road , Raleigh, NC 27609
        (3.6 miles away)

        Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
        421 S Salisbury St , Raleigh, NC 27601
        (919) 834-9900
        (3.6 miles away)

        There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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      Muscle Energy and Soft Tissue Techniques for the Lower Quadrant

      This lab intensive manual therapy course presents the use of mechanical movements which lead to proper selection of Muscle Energy Techniques (MET), Soft Tissue Mobilization (STM), select joint mobilizations and home exercises to correct positional faults, muscular imbalance and hypo-mobility of the lumbar spine, pelvis and hip region.

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        The NeuroVestibular Complex

        This hands-on course is designed to bridge the gap between evaluation and treatment of adult patients with balance disorders associated with vestibular dysfunction.

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        Course Dates & Locations:

        • Sep 25, 2021 – Sep 26, 2021

          2701 North Decatur Road, Atlanta (Decatur), GA 30033

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          Emory Decatur Hospital
          2701 North Decatur Road, Atlanta (Decatur), GA 30033

          Course Location
          Emory Decatur Hospital
          2701 North Decatur Road
          Decatur, GA 30033
          Bobbie Bailey Tower Auditorium

          The course will be held in Bobbie Bailey Tower Auditorium on the main campus. The auditorium is located on the lobby level of the Bobbie Bailey Women's and Outpatient Surgery Tower. Parking is in the parking deck to the tower or adjacent to the main hospital and is free (vouchers will be handed out at the course).

          Area Accommodations
          Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites
          2183 North Decatur Road
          Decatur, GA
          (2 miles away)

          Courtyard by Marriott
          1236 Executive Park Drive NE
          Atlanta, GA
          (4 miles away)

          Doubletree Hotel
          2061 North Druid Hills Road
          Atlanta, GA
          (4.2 miles away)

          There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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        • Oct 23, 2021 – Oct 24, 2021

          This is an open date.  Contact us if you would like to host this course at your clinic.

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        • Nov 20, 2021 – Nov 21, 2021

          3000 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27610

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          WakeMed Health & Hospitals
          3000 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27610

          Course Location
          WakeMed Health & Hospitals
          3000 New Bern Avenue
          Raleigh , NC 27610

          Building Name:
          Andrews Center
          Conference Rooms 1 & 2
          Phone #: 919-350-8000

          Parking
          Free parking located on upper and lower deck of the Andrews Center.

          The Andrews Center is located at the WakeMed Raleigh Campus. After exiting the Beltline on New Bern Avenue, drive through the Sunnybrook Road intersection and take a left into the Emergency Entrance. The Andrews Center is on your left. Click here for a map of Raleigh Campus.

          Area Accommodations
          Marriott-Raleigh City Center – 929-833-1120
          500 Fayetteville St , Raleigh, NC 27601
          (3.6 miles away)

          Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown – 919-872-2323
          3415 Wake Forest Road , Raleigh, NC 27609
          (3.6 miles away)

          Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
          421 S Salisbury St , Raleigh, NC 27601
          (919) 834-9900
          (3.6 miles away)

          There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
          Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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          Click here to Register!