Monthly Archives: November 2017

Register Now for Upstate NY RehabSymposium in March, 2018

Physical therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapist assistants, and speech language pathologists are invited to earn continuing education credit at the ECMC RehabSymposium on March 10th, 2018 in Buffalo, NY. According to the save-the-date flyer in the link above, some of the topics covered will include: “• Updates in Neuroanatomy and Stroke Intervention • Cardiopulmonary […]

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Fill Your Legal Knowledge Gaps with Continuing Legal Education

In a recent interview with The Nashville Post, Joycelyn Stevenson, Executive Director of the Tennessee Bar Association, spoke of the gaps law schools leave in their graduates. “The ‘intangibles’ in the practice of law are difficult to teach…there typically is a gap in some practice areas where the only way to gain substantial knowledge is […]

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PTs, OTs, and SLPs Can Write Their Own Tickets (and Eat Lobster)

Job prospects have never looked better for Speech/Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, and Physical Therapists. There is an increasing demand for these professionals to do interventional work with youngsters. And the demand for practitioners for adults hasn’t waned; that’s where the real money is. Big healthcare conglomerates can usually  offer much bigger salaries than small school […]

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Ethics Required for Many States’ Attorneys

Ethics may or may not be the first thing on your mind when you wake up in the morning, but it should be top of mind during your working day. Many states require an ethics component as part of their continuing education best practices for attorneys. Karen E. Rubin, Counsel in the Cleveland office of […]

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Mid-Atlantic Continuing Education in Pediatric Physical Therapy Ethics 12/11/17

New Jersey area physical therapists who work with pediatric patients and need some continuing education hours in ethics have a great opportunity coming up in Voorhees Township on December 11, 2017. Sponsored by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, according to the hospital’s website, the course’s aims include: “Discuss the core values of the profession and […]

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PA Considers Overhauling Professional Licensing Requirements

Governor Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania has commissioned a report detailing the costs and procedures of professional relicensure in his state. The focus is to ensure that the 20% of Pennsylvanians who face continuing education requirements do not face a more egregious time and money burden than their peers in other states. In an article in […]

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Legal Competence May Soon Require Proof of Competence

Right now, there are few rules mandating how attorneys train for their purported professional specialty. According to Daniel J. Siegel, principal of the Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel in Pennsylvania, in an article in The Legal Intelligencer, “Rule of Professional Conduct 1.1 requires lawyers to ‘provide competent representation to a client’…Competent representation requires the legal […]

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Trauma CE Available November 18 in Fond du Lac, WI

Occupational therapists, physical therapists, physicians, social workers, and speech therapists who work with trauma victims are invited to a continuing education session entitled “Trauma Informed Approach to Sensory Processing Disorders and Arousal Regulation.” The Treffert Center is hosting the event 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 18 in the Agnesian HealthCare Plaza Level Conference Center, […]

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