Continuing Education Opportunities for Physical Therapists in 2011

As a physical therapist, you well know how important — and required — taking continuing education courses is to your career, and your patients’ rehabilitation.

Below are just a few of the hundreds of continuing education opportunities that will be held in 2011 around the country — as well as online.

(A side note: a great place to search for CE opportunities is at The site lists courses from all over the globe under various topics [from acute care to yoga and all in between alphabetically], as well as home-study, post-professional, DVD-based or online and, of course, the more traditional “live” seminar/course.)

You may search for courses at this page:

Here are just a very few PT CE courses coming up in 2011 that we think you may find of interest:

With so many aging baby boomers….well, aging, it’s smart to learn how to help them stay loose and mobile as they get older. Cross Country Education is holding a one-day seminar in several locations in California and Nevada in January and February on  “Are You Boomer Ready? Joint Replacement Rehabilitation.” Cost is $199 and you may register at

Education Resources, Inc. is hosting a two-day seminar on “Effective Ways to Manage Behavior and Increase Functional Outcomes” in several states throughout the year. Cost is $425. More information and the registration form is at

If you’re interested in how yoga, tai chi and Pilates can help your patients, you may be interested in “Maximizing Functional Outcomes: Integrating Pilates, Tai Chi and Yoga. This two-day seminar ($425) will be held several times in several states (Midwest and South) in 2011 starting in March. More information and registration may be found at

If you work with stroke patients, “Driving Neuroplastic Change in Stroke Survivors: Leading-Edge Treatments, Tools and Strategies” may be of interest. This two-day seminar (presented by Education Resources, Inc.), will be offered in a few cities on the East Coast beginning in March. Cost is $425. Check out for more information.

If you’d like to take your “continuing education” efforts on the road, contact Centra Healthcare Solutions. We have many positions for travel PTs at rehab sites all across the country. Contact us today!

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