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Bloodborne Safety: Universal Precautions, Standard Precautions, and Needlestick Prevention (FPTA Approval Number: CE18-378594)

COURSE INTRODUCTION In the 1980's the CDC developed recommendations known as Universal Precautions to prevent the transmission of bloodborne pathogens, such as HIV and hepatitis B, in the healthcare environment. Later, Universal Precautions changed from being a CDC recommendation, and became a workplace...
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Management of Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema (Approved by FSBPT)

Faculty Advisor: Jeannette Lee, PT, PhD, CLT, CSCS Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University/ University of California-San Francisco Graduate Program in Physical Therapy San Francisco, California COURSE OVERVIEW Breast cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL) is a relatively common complication of...
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Rehabilitation for Ankle Sprain (Approved by FSBPT)

Faculty Advisor: Alison Katz, PT, DPT, OCS Lead for Physical Therapy Beth Israel Deaconess HealthcareChestnut Hill Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts COURSE OVERVIEW Ankle sprain is a common ligament injury and a frequent reason patients visit their primary care physician or the emergency department. Many...
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The Physical Therapist's Role in Fighting the Obesity Epidemic (Approved by FSBPT)

Faculty Advisor: Tamara L. Burlis, PT, DPT American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties Certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Specialist Assistant Director, Professional Curriculum Associate Director of Clinical Education Associate Professor Physical Therapy & Internal Medicine Washington University...
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Utilizing Principles of Evidence-Based Practice to Diagnose and Manage Lumbar Instability Associated with Low Back Pain (Approved by FSBPT)

Faculty Advisor: Kim Poulsen, PT, PhD, DPT Assistant Chair, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program School of Health & Medical Sciences Seton Hall University South Orange, New Jersey COURSE OVERVIEW Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a concept that has increasingly been embraced over the past 20 years by the...
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Rehabilitation for Concussion: An Introduction for the PT (Approved by FSBPT)

Faculty Advisor: Paul G. Vidal, PT, DPT, MHSc, OCS, FAAOMPT Specialized Physical Therapy Cherry Hill, New Jersey COURSE OVERVIEW Concussions, especially in athletes, were once considered benign. However, due to initiatives by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other leading organizations,...
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Management of Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema (FPTA Approval Number: CE18-551395)

Faculty Advisor: Jeannette Lee, PT, PhD, CLT, CSCS Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University/ University of California-San Francisco Graduate Program in Physical Therapy San Francisco, California COURSE OVERVIEW Breast cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL) is a relatively common complication of...
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Rehabilitation for Ankle Sprain (FPTA Approval Number: CE18-551449)

Faculty Advisor: Alison Katz, PT, DPT, OCS Lead for Physical Therapy Beth Israel Deaconess HealthcareChestnut Hill Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts COURSE OVERVIEW Ankle sprain is a common ligament injury and a frequent reason patients visit their primary care physician or the emergency department. Many...
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The Physical Therapist's Role in Fighting the Obesity Epidemic (FPTA Approval Number: CE18-551459)

Faculty Advisor: Tamara L. Burlis, PT, DPT American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties Certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Specialist Assistant Director, Professional Curriculum Associate Director of Clinical Education Associate Professor Physical Therapy & Internal Medicine Washington University...
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Utilizing Principles of Evidence-Based Practice to Diagnose and Manage Lumbar Instability Associated with Low Back Pain (FPTA Approval Number: CE18-551513)

Faculty Advisor: Kim Poulsen, PT, PhD, DPT Assistant Chair, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program School of Health & Medical Sciences Seton Hall University South Orange, New Jersey COURSE OVERVIEW Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a concept that has increasingly been embraced over the past 20 years by the...
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Rehabilitation for Concussion: An Introduction for the PT (FPTA Approval Number: CE18-551471)

Faculty Advisor: Paul G. Vidal, PT, DPT, MHSc, OCS, FAAOMPT Specialized Physical Therapy Cherry Hill, New Jersey COURSE OVERVIEW Concussions, especially in athletes, were once considered benign. However, due to initiatives by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other leading organizations,...
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Medicating Children - Preventing Medication Errors and General Considerations (FPTA Approval Number: CE17-28212)

MODULE INTRODUCTION Administering medication to children is a unique challenge requiring specialized knowledge and skills. Each child's age, background, and level of physical and psychosocial development must be considered, and the administration process tailored to meet these particular needs. In addition,...
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Essentials of HIV/AIDS for Healthcare Workers - Florida (FPTA Approved)

Module Introduction HIV/AIDS has been a growing concern in the healthcare community every since the early 1980s when the new pandemic was identified. In the 1980s the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed recommendations known as Universal Precautions to prevent the transmission...
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Standards for Infection Control: An Update for Healthcare Workers (FPTA Approval Number: CE18-378588)

COURSE INTRODUCTION Reducing the transmission of infectious diseases is a major concern for healthcare professionals. With the advent of HIV, the prevalence of hepatitis B and hepatitis C, and the resurgence of tuberculosis, infection prevention and control is one of your most important responsibilities...
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HIPAA: A Guide for Healthcare Workers (FPTA Approval Number: CE18-378592)

COURSE INTRODUCTION The passage of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 initiated one of the largest changes in the provision of health care in decades. This program provides information to help healthcare workers comply with HIPAA reforms and requirements, including...
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Lifting Safely to Prevent Injury (FPTA Approval Number: CE18-373734)

As a care provider in a long term care facility, you will be called on to assist many residents who have impaired mobility. This assistance can take many forms, but often it involves lifting or turning a resident, helping a resident get up out of bed or out of a chair, helping with ambulation, or assisting...
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