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Live Webinar

2-Day: Advanced Course in Clinical Orthopedics: Prevention, Pathology, and Hands-On Intervention for Shoulder, Hip and Knee Injuries


Faculty:
Terry Rzepkowski, PT, MS, BS
Duration:
2 Full Days
Product Code:
LWC064840
Brochure Code:
PWZ85964
Media Type:
Live Webinar - Also available: Digital Seminar | DVD

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Description

Orthopedics is an incredibly fast-moving specialty. Technological advancements are dramatically adding to the vast options available for a wide variety of orthopedic problems — making it challenging to stay current...

It’s imperative that your treatment decisions are guided by the latest research-based information. This comprehensive online course makes it easy for you to ensure the best outcomes for your patients.

Join orthopedic expert, Terry Rzepkowski, DPT, as he shares cutting edge concepts that are being integrated into practice today and learn the latest clinical evidence that should be guiding your treatment decisions. You’ll gain practical new insights and discover the latest treatment updates for this specialized patient population:

  • Techniques to minimize the impact of degenerative joint disease in both inpatient and outpatient settings
  • How to differentiate the type of joint damage that has taken place
  • Strategies to avoid orthopedic complications
  • Video demonstrations of actual joint surgical procedures
  • Total joint replacement rehabilitation strategies for the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee.
  • Functional strategies to manage post-op rehab
  • And much more!

Return to work with new ideas, new tests you can use to identify orthopedic problems correctly, and new concepts to make certain the rehabilitation plan chosen is specific to your individual patients. Master joint rehabilitation techniques, increase your credibility, grow your career potential — And most importantly, improve your patients’ treatment outcomes.

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Athletic Trainers

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Exercise Physiologists

ASEP members will earn 5.0 CECs for full attendance at this seminar. The ASEP allows members to earn a maximum of 10 CECs in any one 5 year period.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 13.0 continuing education credits.

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Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity consists of 13.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. This certificate is proof of your attendance. Please retain it in your records or use for submission as proof of completion when required.


Alaska Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 13.0 continuing education credit hours for Alaska Physical Therapists. The Board Rule 12 AAC 54.420 confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers.


Arizona Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. The Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes continuing competence activities that have been approved by any state PT association or national medical/health care association (e.g., AOTA, ASHA). This activity consists of 13.0 clock hours of instruction applicable for physical therapists.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

California Physical Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This course will qualify for 13.0 continuing competency hours.


Delaware Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

The Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers accepts CEUs approved by a national governing body (e.g., APTA, BOC) or a fellow state licensing board during the current licensing period. This activity consists of 13.0 clock hours of instruction applicable for physical therapists.


Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This course qualifies for 13.0 CE Credit Hours.


Kentucky Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 13.0 continuing education credit hours for Kentucky Physical Therapists. The rule under 201 KAR 22:045, Section 2, (2)(a) states that category I continued competency credits can be earned from providers approved by another physical therapy licensing agency. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. Participants must attend at least three (3) contact hours to receive Category I credit. Participants who complete less than three (3) contact hours will receive Category II credit.


Michigan Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This activity consists of 13.0 continuing education credit hours for Michigan Physical Therapists. Regulation R. 338.7163 states the Michigan Board of Physical Therapy accepts continuing education if it is approved by another state board of physical therapy. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This course qualifies for 15.6 contact hours. 


North Carolina Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation, Provider Number: 216-000071. This intermediate course is approved by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners by virtue of PESI Inc. approved provider status with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation. This course qualifies for 13.0 continuing education hours.


Pennsylvania Physical Therapists and Assistants

The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This activity consists of 13.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.


Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider  #2406032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. Instructional Level: . This activity will provide 13.0 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Utah Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This course has been reviewed by the UPTA Accreditation Committee and granted 13.0 continuing education units (CEUs). Certificate #: .


Vermont Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 13.0 continuing education credit hours for Vermont Physical Therapists. The Board confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Virginia Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 13.0 continued competency credit hours for Virginia Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Regulation 18VAC112-20-131, Section B, (1)(c) states that type 1 continued competency credits can be earned by attending courses that are directly related to the clinical practice of physical therapy and have been approved by local, state, or federal government agencies. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 780 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



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Faculty

Terry Rzepkowski, PT, MS, BS's Profile

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Dr. Terry L. Rzepkowski, PT, MS, BS, is a doctorally-prepared licensed physical therapist with a focus in orthopedic physical therapy practice. He obtained a BS in physical therapy in 1982 from Ithaca College, an Advanced Masters in 2000, and a Doctorate in physical therapy in 2005 from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Throughout his 38-year career, he has specialized in orthopedics and a love for shoulder rehabilitation specifically: sports medicine applications and musculoskeletal out-patient rehab with a focus on the sports medicine applications and musculoskeletal out-patient rehab with a focus on the clinical diagnosis-management of the shoulder patient. Dr. Rzepkowski is a former clinic owner with extensive background and skill in clinical testing non-op, and post-surgical rehab for the shoulder patient.

Dr. Rzepkowski's experience allows him to relate his knowledge of the shoulder patient from prevention strategies including rehabilitative exercises, lifestyle and activity modifications, through all phases of rehabilitation.

Dr. Rzepkowski is a professor in the health science department for Nova Southeastern University providing instruction in anatomy, biomechanics, and kinesiology; Terry has extensive knowledge in relating the complexities of the orthopedic patient. As a sought-after presenter, he enjoys sharing his knowledge with interdisciplinary audiences around the country. Terry has spoken professionally on pharmacology for clinicians, shoulder, knee, and hip injuries with advances in arthroscopic repair.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Terry Rzepkowski is an Assistant Professor for Nova Southeastern University Tampa; and an Assistant Professor for South University Tampa. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Terry Rzepkowski is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). 


Additional Info

Program Information

Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.


Webcast Schedule

Please note: Each day there will be a 30-minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


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Objectives

  1. Evaluate the anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder, hip, and knee.
  2. Perform assessment techniques to identify predisposing factors to injury of the shoulder, hip and knee.
  3. Develop a personalized risk-specific treatment approach to minimize functional injury predisposition.
  4. Perform hands-on clinical assessments to identify structural pathology of the shoulder, hip, and knee.
  5. Evaluate the key factors in determining the decision for a total or reverse total shoulder.
  6. Articulate the role of 3D modeling for implants of the shoulder.
  7. Assess advanced tissue sparing procedures for hip replacement.
  8. Determine prognosis, treatment duration, and outcome for each type of orthopedic surgical procedure of the shoulder, hip, and knee.
  9. Analyze advanced pain management strategies in the post-operative patient.
  10. Assess neuromuscular risk factors leading to LE joint stress.
  11. Perform hand-on functional rehab techniques for the shoulder, hip, and knee.
  12. Design functional home exercise programs in appropriate staged progression for the shoulder, hip, and knee patient.
  13. Evaluate the role of advanced plyometric training for the athlete in performance improvement and reduction of injury risk factors.

Outline

Day 1 - Shoulder

EXAM LAB: ANATOMY & BIOMECHANICS

  • Postural positioning of the head and scapula
  • Impingement exams:
    • Neer
    • Hawkins/Kennedy
    • Crossover
  • Ergonomic accommodations to decrease impingement.
  • Surgical interventions

CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS LAB

  • Correlate mechanism of injury common exams and surgical interventions for
    • RTC
    • Glenoid labrum
    • Biceps LH
    • Gleno-humeral dislocation

PAIN MANGEMENT, MEDICAL DIAGNOSES, AND SURGICAL INTERVENTION

  • Comparative normal versus diagnostic imaging (X-ray, MRI)
  • Shoulder Fx
  • Total Shoulder replacement anatomical and reverse
  • Interscalene nerve block, Exparel perioperative pain management

INJURY PREVENTION AND DEVELOPING A JOINT-SPECIFIC TREATMENT PLAN LAB

  • Establish proximal scapular stability progress to distal mobility.
  • Progression:
    • Flexibility considerations
    • Manual scapular stabilization exercises
    • RTC manual exercise with scapular integration
    • Dynamic distal stabilization exercises
    • Home exercise with exercise bands

Day 2 – Hip & Knee

INJURY PREVENTION EXAM LAB

  • Posture of the pelvis sagittal/frontal plane
  • Predisposing elements that lead to injury
    • Glut medius weakness
    • IT band test (Ober’s)
    • Hip flexor (Thomas)
    • Hamstrings (SLR)

CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS LAB- HIP

  • Correlate mechanism of injury
  • Tissue exam
    • Hip Scour
    • Impingement sign
    • Labral tests

CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS LAB- KNEE

  • Dynamic positioning in movement
  • Dynamic Valgus
    • Ligament dominance
    • Quad dominance
    • Leg dominance
    • Ankle position/ Footwear
  • Correlate mechanism of injury
  • Tissue exam
    • Ligament Medial-Lateral
    • Ligament Anterior-Posterior
    • Meniscal damage

PAIN MANAGEMENT, MEDICAL DIAGNOSES, AND SURGICAL INTERVENTION

  • Hip
    • Comparative normal versus diagnostic imaging (X-ray, MRI)
    • Acetabular labral defects
    • Hip fracture
    • Total Hip replacement (Approaches: Posterior, Lateral, Anterior)
    • Super Path Hip
    • Femoral Nerve Block
  • Knee
    • Comparative normal versus diagnostic imaging (X-ray, MRI)
    • Meniscal Injury (Meniscectomy vs, repair)
    • Osteochondral defect
    • ACL repair (Hamstring vs Patellar Tendon)
    • Total Knee replacement (Traditional, Subvastus, Bipolar, Unipolar, Custom fit)
    • Obturator nerve block

INJURY PREVENTION AND DEVELOPING A JOINT-SPECIFIC TREATMENT PLAN LAB

  • Hip - Balance weakness and flexibility
    • Flexibility considerations
    • Proximal closed chain stability exercises
    • Hip and core exercises
    • Home exercises for dynamic functional integration
  • Knee - Incorporate Neuromuscular (N-M) retraining
    • Flexibility considerations
    • Functional closed chain exercises
    • Address ligament/muscular dominance
    • Sensory integration in balance progression
    • N-M integration in jump mechanics
    • Home exercises for dynamic functional integration
    • Advanced plyometric training for the LE

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Chiropractors
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Coaches
  • Orthopedic Nurses
  • Other Rehabilitation Professionals

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