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Ethics in Physical Therapy Continuing Education

If you are a physical therapist, you know that most states have educational requirements for ethical issues. PDH offers a course called  A Review of Ethical and Legal Concepts. Physical therapy continuing education encompasses a variety of ethical issues, ranging from malpractice to whistleblowing. When you begin working in your chosen industry, you will need to learn how to take quick action. Fortunately, coursework is available to ensure that you know about these critical components of physical therapy ethics. Physical therapists [...]

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6 Ways Osteoarthritis Patients Get Relief in Winter

Anybody who lives with osteoarthritis can tell you how much cold weather can intensify the pain the condition causes, especially in the hands. Your clients living with osteoarthritis face unique challenges, but as a physical therapist, you may be able to direct them in ways they will be able to find relief. Remember that patient education is one of your goals. Physical therapy CE may be the key to ensuring that you know exactly how to assist your clients. PDH [...]

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Physical Therapy Continuing Education Helps You Help the Elderly

Physical therapy is proven to help clients with a variety of health conditions, many of which afflict the elderly. Understanding the impact of activity should help guide you in your pursuit of the best physical therapy continuing education courses. As you pursue physical therapy as a career, you will find that it offers multiple benefits for elderly clients. In fact, recent studies suggest that physical therapy may have more benefits than previously known. Physical Therapy May Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk Studies suggest [...]

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Speech therapy continuing education

Speech Therapy Con Ed Helps Practitioners Provide Integrative Services

Push-in speech therapy has taken hold as a popular integrative therapy for children in school. Not exactly sure how to put these techniques to use as a therapist? Speech therapy continuing education may be the key to keeping you up-to-date on the latest methods. Gone are the days when students were called out to therapy one by one for just an hour a week. Now, changes in teaching allow students to benefit from several models suitable for speech therapy.  What Is [...]

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5 Ways Physical Therapists Use Tai Chi for Rehabilitation

Physical therapists are always looking for new recommendations for their clients who are recovering from injuries and illnesses. Finding a physical activity that not only appeals to clients but also keeps them safe is difficult. While you might not expect it, Tai Chi is a common technique recommended to clients as a form of physical therapy. This low-impact exercise is aerobic while also offering increases in muscle strength, balance, and flexibility. Tai Chi was developed in China as a stretching, strengthening, [...]

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Social work continuing education

Help Fight Addiction with Social Work Continuing Education

Social workers play an essential part in assisting people with substance abuse issues. In fact, fighting addiction is one of many roles social workers fill. It is not simply that social workers possess an unattainable toolbox of skills to fight substance abuse. Rather, social workers study and gather experience that helps them become successful. If you are considering becoming a social worker who specializes in substance abuse disorder and its effects, understanding the role these professionals play will help you [...]

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Sharpen Your Pulmonary Rehab OT Skills with Continuing Education

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the leading causes of death in the world, and occupational therapists play an essential role in helping COPD clients to manage their disease effectively through pulmonary rehabilitation. Studies indicate that the use of occupational therapy may significantly improve a patient’s prognosis. For occupational therapists who regularly assist COPD clients, the continuing education course entitled “The Role of Occupational Therapy in Pulmonary Rehabilitation” is especially beneficial. In taking this course, you will learn [...]

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ASHA CEUs Help Speech Therapists Give Voice to Clients with Autism

Autism is a condition that research still seeks to understand. While researchers do realize that autism is a neurological condition related to impaired communication and social interaction, there is so much that even professionals do not yet know. What we do know is that speech therapy can be successful in helping those with autism have successful social interactions. Speech therapists can help their clients live happy and fulfilling lives. Building skills as a therapist can help you make that happen [...]

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Social work continuing education

Social Work Continuing Education: What You Need to Know

The goal of continuing education in the field of social work is to ensure that professionals provide quality care and stay abreast of current knowledge and advancing technology. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has developed guidelines for practitioners, education providers, and administrators. However, it is important to understand that your continued education (CE) as a social worker is largely self-directed. In addition, every state has its own requirements and guidelines around CE, so remember to do thorough research [...]

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Physical Therapy Continuing Education: What You Need to Know

If you are a licensed physical therapist in America, you are required to maintain your license by continuing your education throughout your career. According to the national governing body the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, the goal is ‘continued competence,’ a lifelong process of maintaining skills and abilities through assessment and personal learning. Knowing when and how to renew your license and maintain competence can be confusing. Read on for a list of frequently asked questions and resources [...]

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