Category Archives: Physical Therapist Assistants

Texas Moves to Revamp Licensing Requirements for OTs and Others

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is “on the cusp of having one of the largest occupational licensing deregulations in the state’s history.” According to an article on the Cleburne [Texas] Times-Review, “The umbrella agency has cut 22 license types since 2013, and the TDLR wants to make more changes:…standardizing all license terms and […]

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APTA Says Proposed Evaluation and Management Payment Plan a Danger to Sicker Patients

The American Physical Therapy Association is one of 150+ organizations that has formally asked the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to reconsider its proposed “Patients Over Paperwork” efforts. While there is almost universal praise for the idea of putting patients’ well-being above bureaucracy, a lot of folks are aghast at the short-sighted idea that […]

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Physical Therapy Students Start Learning Integrated Care Early

DPT and PTA students at Oakland University in Michigan are getting a leg up together on learning how to care for patients with neurological deficits. According to the article on the university’s web site, close to a third of all Americans suffer from neurological conditions. The OU event brought together the people who need help, […]

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Physical Therapy Business is Booming

A recent story on LVB.com (Lehigh Valley Business) focused on the burgeoning physical therapy field in Pennsylvania (and elsewhere). Between the needs of active baby boomers getting new joints, chemotherapy recipients needing to stay in good condition, and young athletes giving themselves concussions, the need for qualified, quality PT is outstripping availability in some areas. This […]

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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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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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Speech/Language Pathologist, PT and OT CEUs available in Boston November 15-17

Speech/Language Pathologist, PT and OT CEUs available in Boston November 15-17

 BOSTON, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — To help therapists and other school based professionals address the most pressing cognitive, behavioral, motor, and sensory challenges facing children, Education Resources Inc. is now offering twelve new sessions, in addition to a preconference, at the Eighteenth Annual Therapies in the School Conference. The course will be held on November 16-17 at the […]

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PT, OT CEU Credits Available at Utah Art/Music Therapy Workshop October 12-14

PT, OT CEU Credits Available at Utah Art/Music Therapy Workshop October 12-14

The 2nd annual Creative Age Symposium is multidisciplinary conference that will address adults seeking opportunities to expand their horizons and improve the quality of their lives past retirement, as well as artists, art therapists, recreation/activity coordinators, aging services and healthcare professionals, service organizations, caregivers, healers, elected officials, policy makers, funders, change leaders striving to improve the quality of […]

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Complete List of 2017 Ohio Physical Therapist Continuing Education Opportunities

Complete List of 2017 Ohio Physical Therapist Continuing Education Opportunities

Ohio physical therapists can now search for continuing education opportunities through the Ohio Physical Therapy Association. Click on the link above and follow it to this page to discover all of the board approved CEU classes that you can take in 2017.

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