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Neuroplasticity for Orthopedic Recovery and Pain Relief: How Injury Changes the Brain and How You Can Help Rewire It

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Objectives

  1. Assess the multilayer approach using neuroanatomy and brain function related to injuries.
  2. Analyze the relationship between orthopedic trauma and brain dysfunction.
  3. Differentiate approaches to changing low and high tone qualities.
  4. Evaluate central nervous system dysfunction, and why practice makes pathways, and how to increase compliance in home programs.
  5. Evaluate tremors, eye alignment and nystagmus.
  6. Appraise and appreciate the importance of positive treatment sessions and verbal cues.
  7. Evaluate strategies to incorporate techniques into home programs for patients and caregivers.

Outline

Improve Your Clinical Reasoning

Upgrade Your Clinical Assessment Integrate Neuroplasticity into Your Therapy Program Design Effective Treatment Plans: Treat the Symptom, the Cause and Neurological Changes Expand Your Reach: Incorporate Vision Taking it Home: Patients and Caregivers Case Studies:

Copyright : 07/20/2020

Neuroplasticity & Proprioception Roles in Fall Risk Reduction

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Objectives

  1. Analyze the framework for postural control (somatosensory input) and its impact on reducing fall risk. 
  2. Determine the best options to screen, assess and intervene with somatosensory deficits. 
  3. Assess the scientific impact of exercise on neuroplasticity and neuroprotection. 

Outline

Framework for Posture Control  

Screen, Assess and Intervene 

Neuroplasticity 

Science behind Exercise 

Copyright : 07/29/2020

Neuroplasticity & the Physiology of Stress: A Mindfulness Perspective

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Objectives

  1. Analyze the physiology of stress and articulate why our body’s natural response to the demands of the modern world results in a predisposition toward increased stress and anxiety.  
  2. Evaluate current literature on the mechanisms by which mindfulness and meditation can relieve stress, regulate emotions, improve attention, and reduce self-referential thought.
  3. Analyze the concept of neuroplasticity and evaluate the latest research validating how mindfulness meditation can change the structure and function of our brains in response to environmental experience.

Outline

Increased Stress and Anxiety in the Modern World

Mechanisms of stress relief: mindfulness and meditation

Brain Remodeling: The Science of Neuroplasticity

Copyright : 07/30/2020

Ethics in Therapy: Protecting Me, My Clients, & My Profession

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Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the purpose of a code of ethics and the difference between ethics and law
  2. Assess each ethical principle in the code, the standard of conduct, and the application of each principle through case studies
  3. Demonstrate the steps for reporting an ethics complaint, a licensing concern, or a compliance concern

Outline

Purpose of a Code of Ethics

Ethical Principles

Steps for Reporting

Copyright : 07/29/2020

Documentation Success: The 5 Best Platforms for Simplifying the Process & Maximizing Revenue

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Objectives

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of how payers review documentation, who reviews documentation, and the general process of review.
  2. Assess the three documentation areas most commonly reviewed including good and bad examples in all three areas.
  3. Analyze the five platforms required for successful documentation and how the platforms address the commonly reviewed areas.
  4. Complete actual documentation examples with common therapeutic interventions utilizing the platforms.

Outline

Why Reviews Happen

Most Commonly Reviewed

Five Platforms of Successful Documentation

Copyright : 08/01/2020