Infinity Rehab is pleased to announce the course line-up for our upcoming Continuing Education Symposiums. These annual symposiums bring our therapists and client facilities state of the art education, national training content and networking opportunities among our teams and customers. Save these dates to join us at this exciting continuing education opportunity.
February 12-13, 2011
Jantzen Beach Red Lion
909 N. Hayden Island Dr.
Portland, OR 97217
ïƒ˜ Strategies for Cognitive Success
(1.1 CEU) Rob Winningham, PhD (OT, SLP) Can you slow or even reverse memory problems in patients with cognitive deficits? This two day course provides proven strategies to help your patients, and will offer you web access to over 300 cognitive improvement activities.
ïƒ˜ Neuroanatomy Review (0.6 CEU): Judy Johnson, CCC-SLP (All disciplines) Do you remember where the Medulla Oblongata or the Corpus Colossum is? Or what part they play in helping us to function on a daily basis? This course will review neuroanatomy and give examples from real case studies.
ïƒ˜ Managing the Hemiplegic Shoulder (0.7 CEU): Christine Griffin, OTR (OT, OTA, PT, PTA) What’s the best treatment for that painful shoulder after a stroke? Attend this full day session to help your patients overcome pain and dysfunction following a stroke.
ïƒ˜ Therapy Management of the Hip (0.7 CEU): Thomas O’Donnell, PT (PT, PTA) How do you progress a patient after a hip Arthroplasty or a fracture repair? Session includes a lab component which involves exercises and mobilization techniques to consider.
ïƒ˜ Functional Tests for Balance and Fall Reduction (0.6 CEU) Sarah Shearer-Smith, PT (OT, OTA, PT, PTA) How do you assess a resident’s risk for falls and make certain your results are reliable and predictive?
ïƒ˜ Pain Assessment in Long Term Care (0.4 CEU) Dionetta Hudzinski, RN (All disciplines) Adequate pain control is real problem in most health care settings. Can you recognize pain in your patient, even if they cannot communicate? Non-pharmalogical techniques as well as traditional avenues to decrease pain will be discussed.
ïƒ˜ Exercises to Improve Balance (0.4 CEU) Bob Thomas, PT (OT, OTA, PT, PTA) How can you design an exercise program to reduce fall risks once you’ve tested them? This is the bridge between testing and treatment!
ïƒ˜ Self-Anchored Rating Scales: Aphasia (0.4 CEU) L. Fox, J Andrews, M. Andrews, CCC-SLP (Appropriate for All disciplines) How can you make sure you are developing meaningful goals and monitoring clinical progress with a patient with Aphasia? The SARS is a great tool for the rehab team to use to help progress patients with Language disorders.
ïƒ˜ Therapy on a Shoestring Budget (0.6 CEU): Marti Smith, OTR (OT, OTA, PT, PTA) You’ve seen this class advertised all over the country…NOW IT’S HERE!! Today, doing more with less is the constant mantra- Devise your own materials for therapeutic activities that will help your patients progress through recovery.