Association Approved Continuing Education Providers For OTs, PTs and SLPs

Continuing Education for OT PT and SLPContinuing education requirements are a fact of life for most professionals in the healthcare field.   Here is a sample list of association-approved providers that are bringing something different to the table for physical therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy:

Saebo: Founded in 2001 by two OTs, this Charlotte, NC based company is a global provider of innovative products for the rehabilitation of stroke victims and other neurologically disabled people.  Their nationwide two day course, besides discussing the latest stroke research and treatments, gives hands-on experience with their patented upper extremity orthoses.

Interactive Metronome:   A research based training program designed to promote synchronized neural timing in pediatric patients with ADHD, ASD, TBI, strokes, Cerebral Palsy, Parkinson’s, and others.  They offer self-study courses along with live IM certification programs at a variety of locations around the country.

Physical Therapy:

Burdenko Method Webinar This 90 minuteweb presentation is an active aquatic therapeutic approach for pediatric and adult patients with varying diagnoses.  It airs September 12, 2012.

Seated Tai Chi For the Back & Neck:  Get introduced to this unique low impact rehab therapy designed by a Tai Chi Master.  It is an online course by Ciao Seminars, with or without video supplements.

Speech Language Pathology:

iTherapy Revolution:  A one day group learning session, given by the New Mexico Speech-Language-Hearing Association, to discuss the therapeutic applications of the third generation of iPads.

Supported Communication Intervention for Aphasia:  An SLP produced self-study program consisting of DVDs and manual addressing the importance of social communication in aphasia rehabilitation.  Additional manuals can be purchased, making it suitable for group learning and training.

Centra Healthcare recognizes the importance of continuing education for professional enrichment and growth.  Knowledgeable professionals make strong employment candidates.  Call us at 800 535 0076 and we will find you the right environment to apply your new skills.

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