Continuing Education

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  • Online Ethics and Jurisprudence Content
  • Online Course - Kinesiology of the Hip: Integrating Structure with Function
  • Online Course - Kinesiology of the Shoulder Region: From Reach to Weight-bearing
  • Physical Rehabilitation of the Knee and Ankle
  • Credentialed Clinical Instructor
  • APTA Advanced Clinical Instructor Credentialing
  • IV Step Conference: Application of Key Themes
  • Treatment of Bowel, Bladder and Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Gross Dissection and Kinesiology
  • Neuroanatomical Dissection Course
  • Brain Dissection and Neuroscience
  • Behavioral and Rehabilitation Treatment of Bowel Disorders
  • Sexual Health and Pelvic Pain

New Online Course

ONLINE COURSE - KINESIOLOGY OF THE HIP: INTEGRATING STRUCTURE WITH FUNCTION

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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New Online Course

ONLINE COURSE - KINESIOLOGY OF THE SHOULDER REGION: FROM REACH TO WEIGHT-BEARING

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

This 6-hour educational video is designed to stimulate interest and review the anatomic and kinesiologic foundations of the shoulder and upper quarter of the body. The lecture presents many of the essential structural and functional musculoskeletal relationships that exist within this region. Kinesiologic topics range from maximizing reach and overall function of the shoulder to weight bearing through the entire upper limb.

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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.

Minimum of 14 participants to hold course. Please email diane.slaughter@marquette.edu to let her know you would like to commit to registering.

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Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program

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

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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Moving Forward from IV STEP: Application of Key Themes

March 24-25, 2018

Sponsored by Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy, APTA and hosted by Marquette University Department of Physical Therapy

Course Content Co-Coordinators: Kirsten Potter, PT, DPT, MS; Kathy Martin, PT, DHSc

Course Developers: Kirsten Potter, PT, DPT, MS; Kathy Martin, PT, DHSc; Kendra Gagnon, PT, PhD; Cathy Howes, PT, DPT, MS, PCS; Kristen Johnson, PT, EdD, MS, NCS; Denise O’Dell, PT, DSc, NCS; Jane Sullivan, PT, DHS, MS

Course Description: Would you like a better understanding of contemporary rehabilitation practice and how current science should influence your clinical practice? Were you unable to attend IV STEP? Here’s your chance to find out what happened! In July 2016, the IV STEP conference brought clinicians, educators, and researchers together to explore new theory and research related to movement science, and to translate this into PT practice for individuals with neurologic conditions across the lifespan. The overarching goal of IV STEP was to foster, guide, and effect practice over the next decade.

IV STEP focused on four “Ps” (Participation, Prediction, Plasticity, and Prevention) as related to the roles and responsibilities of today’s physical therapists. This 2-day regional course will synthesize key messages and content from IV STEP, review the four “Ps,” and facilitate knowledge translation through participation in group discussions using case examples across the lifespan. Participants will gain new knowledge to inform physical therapist practice and research.

Course Objectives:

  1. Summarize the key themes of IV STEP as outlined by the 4 "P's"
  2. Identify how the IV STEP themes apply to current and future clinical practice
  3. Develop strategies to translate knowledge from IV STEP to various practice settings and individuals across the lifespan
  4. Translate IV STEP themes to clinical practice and educational curricula through the use of case examples

This course will be open to PT, PTA, OT, and COTA.

Registration is open now - click here to register

$350 for APTA Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy members

$400 for APTA non-academy members

$475 non-members

 


Treatment of Bowel, Bladder, and Pelvic Floor Disorders

June 20-23, 2018

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.

Minimum of 14 participants to hold course. Please email diane.slaughter@marquette.edu to let her know you would like to commit to registering.

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Gross Dissection and Kinesiology

Date TBD

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

Date TBD

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

Date TBD

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. 4-6, 2018

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 diane.slaughter@marquette.edu 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. 8-10, 2018

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 diane.slaughter@marquette.edu to let her know you would like to commit to registering.

Course details.