Continuing Education

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  • Online Ethics and Jurisprudence Content
  • Kinesiology of the Hip: Integrating Structure with Function
  • Treatment of Bowel, Bladder and Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Gross Dissection and Kinesiology
  • Neuroanatomical Dissection Course
  • 2017 Reunion Course: Ethics and Jurisprudence
  • Brain Dissection and Neuroscience
  • Behavioral and Rehabilitation Treatment of Bowel Disorders
  • Sexual Health and Pelvic Pain
  • Physical Rehabilitation of the Knee and Ankle
  • Credentialed Clinical Instructor
  • APTA Advanced Clinical Instructor Credentialing

New Online Course


Presented by Donald A. Neumann, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Author of Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal System: Foundations for Physical Rehabilitation, Elsevier (2017)

This course explores the kinesiology of the hip with renowned teacher and writer Dr. Donald Neumann. The course presents the many structural and functional musculoskeletal relationships that exist within and between the hip and surrounding regions. These relationships will be described for the healthy state as well as the hip with pathology. This 6 hour and 15 minute video presents the kinesiologic foundations for evaluating and treating the hip.

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Treatment of Bowel, Bladder, and Pelvic Floor Disorders

June 21-24, 2017

An intensive 4-day study of the anatomical and psycho-physiological principles essential for the development of effective treatment programs.

This course fulfills the didactic training and practicum components for the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA) certification in Pelvic Floor Muscle Dysfunction (PMDB) Biofeedback.

Nearly sold out – please email or call (414) 288-3097 to check availability before registering.

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Gross Dissection and Kinesiology

July 12-15, 2017

Human body

This course consists of an intensive four-day anatomical dissection and kinesiological review. Even-year summers focus on the lower extremity and odd-year summers focus on the upper extremity. The primary purpose of this course is to provide clinicians with a solid anatomical and kinesiologic basis for understanding normal and abnormal function of the musculoskeletal system. This information is essential for the development of effective treatment programs.

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Neuroanatomical Dissection Course: Human Brain and Spinal Cord

July 20-22, 2017

Human brain

This course consists of an exciting three-day anatomical dissection of the brain and spinal cord, as well as a compelling review of recent advances in functional neuroscience. Participants will work in groups and be allotted three afternoons to perform regional dissections on embalmed human cadaveric material. The faculty consists of neuroscientists and clinicians qualified and experienced as neuroanatomical instructors. Faculty members guide 12 hours of dissection in the afternoons. These sessions are complemented by three morning lecture sessions enriched by slide, video, computer animation and microscopic presentations.

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2017 Reunion Course: Ethics and Jurisprudence

July 28, 2017

“Ethical PT treatment from ethical PT research” is a continuing education course for licensed physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. The course focuses on defining moral, ethical, and legal issues concerning physical therapy research. The information presented includes discussions on the theoretical basis for ethical decision-making in the Physical Therapy Research setting, informed consent for research participants, conflict of interest, and hypothetical case studies.

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Brain Dissection and Neuroscience: Applications to Disorders of Language and Speech Functions

August 3-5, 2017

This course provides training in neuroscience applied to higher mental functions and their disorders. Participants gain an in-depth understanding of structural properties, sensorimotor systems and neurolinguistic organization of the human brain. This learning is supplemented by the guided brain dissections and neurological problem solving. Participants will also learn about the modern neuroradiological techniques, advances in neurological management of stroke and related syndromes, bioethical issues, neuropsychological concepts and neurolinguistic implications of various neurosurgical techniques. The faculty is derived from the disciplines of neurolinguistics, neuroscience, neurology, neurosurgery, law and neuroradiology.

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Behavioral and Rehabilitation Treatment of Bowel Disorders — An Advanced Course

Oct. 12-14, 2017

This is an advanced three-day course designed for nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other health care providers who are seeking a better understanding of the various bowel disorders that affect children, women and men; and the specific rehabilitation strategies that are useful in treating these disorders.

Minimum of 14 participants to hold course. Please email to let her know you would like to commit to registering.

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Sexual Health and Pelvic Pain: Rehabilitation Strategies for Pelvic Floor Clinicians

Nov. 9-11, 2017

This 3 day course is designed for licensed health care professionals such as physical and occupational therapists, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who are working in the area of pelvic floor dysfunction and looking to expand their knowledge with specific patient populations and treatment considerations. Clinicians will be provided with the rationale and tools to address Sexual Function and Wellness and provide strategies for treatment of Chronic Pelvic Pain. Specific content and detailed information on these topics is provided below.

Minimum of 14 participants to hold course. Please email to let her know you would like to commit to registering.

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Physical Rehabilitation of the Knee and Ankle: Integrating Structure, Function with Treatment

Dec. 8-9, 2017

This 2-day long course will provide a thorough framework of the anatomic, kinesiologic, and treatment foundations of the knee and ankle.

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Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program

2018 date to be determined, likely March 12-13, 2018

This program is recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as a Clinical Instructor (CI) Education and Credentialing Program and is being sponsored by Marquette University on behalf of the WI Clinical Education Consortium. The program was developed through a grant funded by APTA under the direction of principal investigator Michael J. Emery, Ed.D., PT and with co-investigators Nancy Peatman, PT, M.Ed. and Lynn Foord, MS, M.Ed., PT and with materials used by the New England Consortium of Academic Coordinators of Clinical Education, Inc. It takes 15 hours to complete the entire program for CI Education and Credentialing.

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APTA Advanced Clinical Instructor Credentialing and Education Program

2018 date to be determined, likely March 12-13, 2018

The Advanced Clinical Instructor Credentialing and Education Program brings two constructs together in one professional development program that advances both clinical teaching and best practice when providing student clinical education. Using a case-based and interactive approach to education, this program provides participants with the essential knowledge and skill to more effectively teach and mentor students in the context of a doctoring profession. Through the program's unique philosophy and design, best outcomes will be achieved for student learning by concurrently advancing concepts of clinical teaching and clinical practice.

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