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PP - Naperville, IL April 21-22 2012 (SOLD OUT!)

Audience: This continuing education seminar is targeted to physical therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapist assistants, registered nurses, nurse midwives, and other rehabilitation professionals. Content is not intended for use outside the scope of the learner's license or regulation. Physical therapy continuing education courses should not be taken by individuals who are not licensed or otherwise regulated, except, as they are involved in a specific plan of care.
Level: Beginner

Contact hours: 15 (CEUs vary by state)
Price: $450 (Early registrant price of $425 for registrations received 30 days before course start date)
Prerequisites: None

All H&W courses are instructed with a 10:1 participant to instructor ratio

Pre-Readings: There are no assigned pre-readings for this course

 

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This continuing education course is a two-day seminar designed for the clinician who will be treating pregnant and postpartum patients and for the clinician interested in expanding her/his practice to include this population with evidence based treatment techniques.

 

Anatomical and physiological changes of the pregnant and postpartum woman will be covered. Specific dysfunctions of carpal tunnel, thoracic outlet, rib pain, diastasis recti, ostitis pubis, pubic, sacroiliac and coccyx joint problems, foot and back pain will be discussed with evaluation and treatment methods practiced in lab.

 

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Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

1. Describe the major hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy.
2. Describe the circulatory and respiratory changes that occur during pregnancy.
3. Describe the musculoskeletal changes that occur during pregnancy.
4. Describe the stages of labor and delivery and how physical therapy can assist.
5. Describe the common spinal, pelvic and foot dysfunctions that occur during pregnancy and treatment techniques appropriate for the dysfunctions.
6. Describe the affects of exercise on the fetus and the accepted exercise guidelines.
7. Describe a cesarean section and the treatment techniques appropriate for rehabilitation.
8. Define high risk pregnancy and the controversies of bed rest.
9. Define the postpartum period.
10.Describe the controversies of an episiotomy.
11. Demonstrate use of a portable SEMG unit for labor and delivery.

 

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This continuing education course is targeted to physical therapists. Content is not intended for use outside the scope of the learner's license or regulation. Physical therapy continuing education courses should not be taken by individuals who are not licensed or otherwise regulated; except as they are involved in a specific plan of care.

 

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Day One:
8:00 Introductions/Objectives of the Course
9:00 Pregnancy Related Changes: Hormonal, Cardiovascular, Respiratory
10:00 Pregnancy Related Changes: Musculoskeletal
10:30 Lab/Lecture: Obstetrical Complaints and Treatments
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Pelvic Joint Dysfunctions
2:30 Lab: Treatment of Pelvic Joint Dysfunctions, Lab: Evaluation of the Pregnant Patient
3:30 Exercise and Effects on Fetus
4:15 Exercise and Effects on Mother
4:45 Post test
5:00 Adjourn

Day Two:
8:00 Labor & Delivery
9:15 Lab: Biofeedback Labor and Delivery
10:00 High Risk
10:45 Cesarean Section
11:15 Lab:Cesarean Section
12:30 Lunch
1:15 Postpartum Screening and Evaluation
2:00 Lab: Postpartum Abdominal
3:00 Pelvic Floor Complications/Episiotomy
4:00 Marketing/Documentation/Reimbursement
4:45 Post test
5:00 Adjourn

 

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Instructor: Jenni Gablesberg
Dates: Saturday April 21st 2012 ~ Sunday April 22nd 2012
Location:

Edward Hospital
800 S. Washington st
Naperville, IL 60540 (map)

Reservations: Hilton Lisle - Naperville
1-630-505-0900