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Certificate Course in Clinical Orthopedics
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...

Don't let your treatment interventions become stagnant!

Participate in this intense training program and receive a certificate of professional recognition in Clinical Orthopedics. This self-paced online course will deliver all the latest orthopedic innovations you need to stay on top of your game — to get you where you want (and need) to be!

Join orthopedic expert clinician, 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. 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.
Certificate Course in Clinical Orthopedics

Valued at $554.93
Today Only $299.99 — Limited–Time Offer!
Earn up to 17.6 CE Hours — included in the course tuition, but hurry, this discount won't be here for long!
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Here's what you will learn in this comprehensive online course:

 

Intensive Clinical Orthopedic Certificate Course

 

Modules 1–3:

Assessment of the Orthopedic joint patient
  • Application of orthopedic special tests and their findings
  • Correlation of special test findings with diagnostic imaging results
  • Rehabilitation options with consideration of conservative therapies, function and pain level, surgical options, physical co-morbidities, and relative bone density
Video presentations of surgical procedures
  • Shoulder arthroscopic procedures: SAD, RTC repair, SLAP and Bankart repair
  • Total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) & reverse TSA
  • Radiograph assisted Total Elbow Arthroplasty
  • Practice in donning and doffing of UE immobilizers
Modules 4–6:

Actual patient video presentations of surgical procedures
  • Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA), conventional posterior and lateral approaches
  • Knee Arthroscopic procedures: Partial meniscectomy, meniscal repair, bio ingrowth cartilage
  • Total Knee replacement (TKA) conventional and sub vastus, uni & bi compartment
  • The future of joint replacement with custom implants, computerized and robotic assisted hip, knee and ankle replacement
Acute post-op recovery
  • Discharge planning: Guidelines for Total joints
  • Acute Rehab / Skilled Nursing / Home which is the right choice in terms of accessibility, assistance, activity restrictions, and length of time
  • Pain management, opioid tolerance and opioid induced constipation (OIC)
  • Use of cold recirculator units and cold compression devices
  • Active and passive TED strategies
  • Wound Care / Infection Prevention
  • Demonstration of PICO dressing and point of care PT/INR
  • Selection and adjustment of assistive devices with instruction in proper usage for support
Modules 7–9:

Treatment sessions for the acute through the subacute phase of recovery
  • Shoulder: Active proximal scapular exercise and cervical stretching techniques with permissible distal UE
  • Hip: Immediate post-op exercises and progressions for the conventional and anterior approach, including transfer considerations
  • Knee: Immediate post-op exercises and progressions for the conventional and subvastus approach, including forms of stretching
Strategies of optimal function for out-patient and beyond
  • Shoulder: Manual techniques to build proximal scapular stabilization and progression to rotator cuff strengthening
  • Hip: Progression of core pelvic strengthening, proximal trunk stability, proprioceptive, balance, coordination activities, return of normal gait mechanics
  • Knee: Progression of flexibility exercises, patellar mobilization, demonstration of patella femoral taping, the importance of proper footwear, proprioceptive, balance, coordination activities, return of normal gait mechanics

 


 

Plus, when you register today, you will get these additional bonuses:
Bonus
Laboratory Tests Made Easy: A Plain English Approach, Second Edition (PDF Book Download)
This best-selling reference book provides both the “need to know” information, as well as the more in-depth “nice to know” details relevant to your patient’s lab results. In this Second Edition you will find plain English summaries, pertinent case studies, and easy to read diagrams and tables. This fully revised and updated book puts the information right at the fingertips of any medical professional at any experience level. Laboratory Tests Made Easy is a must for your professional library.

 

Bonus
Med-Surg Pocket Guide (PDF Book Download)
Full-color pocket guide for focused assessments, treatments, interventions and preventions - right at your fingertips.

Loaded with references and tools to build critical thinking, covering cardiovascular, IV therapy, pulmonary, multisystem and shock, neurological, and critical skills. An easy to use resource for you to deliver high-quality care.
Certificate Course in Clinical Orthopedics

Valued at $554.93
Today Only $299.99 — An Unbelievable Value!
Earn up to 17.6 CE Hours — included in the course tuition but hurry, this discount won't be here for long!
Click here for Credit Information
Learn more about the speaker:
Terry Rzepkowski, DPT, is a doctorally prepared licensed physical therapist with specialization in orthopedic physical therapy. Throughout his 33 year career, he has specialized in orthopedics, specifically: Total Joint Replacement Surgery, Sports Medicine, and Musculoskeletal out-patient rehab as an independent private practitioner. Terry has worked on post-operative orthopedic units, serving as an acute care staff therapist and trauma traction specialist.

In Terry’s current role as Total Joint Replacement team specialist in Orthopedics at a Homecare agency in Tampa FL, his practice provides the platform for staying abreast of the latest techniques and protocols utilized in total joint care rehab. In addition to his years of experienced orthopedic rehab, Terry also works as an associate professor of foundational anatomy for OTD and DPT students and has served eight years as the Program Director of a PTA program. His expertise has also been sought nationally by professional audiences, focusing on a variety of orthopedic related topics.

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Learning that Fits YOUR Schedule:
Watch your email for an order confirmation with the account access link to get started on materials instantly. View any of the video modules online at your convenience. You will have unlimited access to the videos online, plus you can download everything for future reference! Click here for course objectives and outline.

 

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Interact and collaborate with other professionals in the online community through chat boards and online forums. Participants love sharing ideas, asking questions and networking with peers!

 

 

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Complete your CE tests online at the completion of each module, with instant access to your CE certificates - earn up to 17.6 CE hours. Click here for Credit Information

 

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Certificate Course in Clinical Orthopedics

Valued at $554.93
Today Only $299.99 — An Unbelievable Value!
Earn up to 17.6 CE Hours — included in the course tuition but hurry, this discount won't be here for long!
Click here for Credit Information