Category Archives: News

Realty Professionals Must Be Able to Defend Themselves

There’s an old saying – Hope for the best but prepare for the worst. It’s sad but true that being a real estate agent or appraiser can be a dangerous profession. We can never be certain who is going to meet us for a walk-through or come to a lonely open house. That’s why Tactical Defense […]

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Self-Regulation Continuing Education in Illinois for Speech Language Pathologists and Others

School-based allied health professionals who work with kids (and others!) who have trouble with self-controlling behaviors may be interested in a new workshop with Leah Kuypers on November 29th in Rockford, Illinois. PRNewswire is reporting that the self-regulation training is geared toward occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, psychologists, special educators, […]

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Salem State University’s OT Program Earns Special Re-Accreditation Kudos from ACOTA

Salem State University in Massachusetts has earned a rare 10-year re-credential from the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education for their outstanding occupational therapy program, which is part of the Maguire Meservey College of Health and Human Services. A story in Patch.com said, “The OT program was found to be in full compliance with all 187 […]

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APTA Combined Sections Meeting Announces Schedule

The 2019 APTA Combined Sections Meeting, set for January 23-26 in Washington, DC has posted many interesting topics that will be covered. They include: The Ten Commandments for Fear of Falling: Evidence-Based Management Strategies Thursday, January 24, 8:00 am–10:00 am. Spotlight on Research: Translating Rotator Cuff-Related Research Into Practice Friday, January 25, 11:00 am–1:00 pm. Aquatic […]

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Nurse Recruitment and Retention Can Hinge on Tuition/CNE Reimbursement

Nurses are pearls and the world is their oyster. Nurses of all stripes are in demand, and they will go where the salary and benefits will give them the most job satisfaction and career potential. And benefits are a big part of this picture. A Nurse.com salary survey showed that 79% of millennial nurses and 57% of Generation […]

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Yes Virginia, There Is Such a Thing as Fun Continuing Legal Education Classes

Remember your mother telling you, “It’s not what you say, but how you say it?” The same advice can be applied to continuing legal education classes. A recent article in the ABA Journal covered some of the more colorful CLE classes that have been offered lately. “It’s got to be imaginative and creative. The invitation […]

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SD Real Estate Sees Some Legislative Changes

South Dakota real estate agents and appraisers will see several changes in the way they do things. According to the Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan, the South Dakota legislative rules committee made the following changes to real estate licenses. “The Department of Labor and Regulation Appraiser Certification Program amended rules to comply with changes in […]

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US Healthcare Jobs Continue to Grow

An article in Inc.com indicates that the physical therapy industry continues to be almost bullet-proof in the current economy. According to the August 2018 jobs report, employers in the US added 201,000 jobs, 33,000 of which were healthcare provider positions such as physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. Nationwide, the overall unemployment rate was 3.9%, […]

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FL and IN Make Mental Health Awareness a Continuing Legal Education Priority

Following the lead of the American Bar Association, more state and local bar associations are taking a hard look at including mental health issues in their required continuing legal education curriculi. According to an article in the Jacksonville Daily Record, the Jacksonville Bar Association is moving beyond the efforts of the Florida Bar and the […]

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Upcoming CE Opportunity for NY Real Estate Agents – October 10

The Brownstoner is reporting on a unique continuing education opportunity for New York real estate agents. “The Brownstoner and QNS Real Estate Conference focuses on changing neighborhoods and strategies for developers and brokers of residential property in Brooklyn and Queens. It takes place Wednesday, October 10 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Brooklyn Expo Center […]

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