North American Seminars Inc. Receives Florida Continuing Education Course Approval for Three Online Continuing Education Courses for 2013

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The Florida Board of Physical Therapy and the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy pre-approve The Interactive Shoulder Algorithm, Utilizing Pilates for Rehab and the Lymphedema Toolbox for Continuing Education Course contribution for professional license renewal.

Physical therapy and Occupational Therapy Continuing Education Courses

Physical therapy and Occupational Therapy Continuing Education Courses

The Florida Physical Therapy Association and the Florida Occupational Therapy Association have pre-approved three North American Seminars Online Continuing Education Courses for 2013

The Interactive Shoulder Algorithm is an exciting learning tool for individual therapists or teams of therapists seeking to effectively evaluate the shoulder complex for orthopedic dysfunction. It provides therapists with a step by step process to effectively evaluate the shoulder complex for orthopedic dysfunction. Therapists will significantly increase the efficiency of their examinations by mastering the information in this teaching tool. Effective rehabilitation programs can be developed by the clinician through a greater understanding of the testing sequence and the anatomical implications of the tests. Experienced clinicians can utilize this software to obtain a master level understanding of the shoulder testing procedures. Each test segment detailed in the software covers critical pathways, position of the patient, position of the clinician, position of the clinicians hand, direction of movement, tissues implicated, indications of a positive test, and amount of force to be applied.

Utilizing Pilates to Enhance Rehab Outcomes is an Online PT and OT continuing education course that ships with an Interactive DVD. Over 80 Pilates Exercises are narrated on the DVD and the online continuing education course, Medical content is directed at the physical therapist and occupational therapist licensed in Florida and other States Case studies within the online training program convey integration of Pilates into rehabilitation programs. Sample videos of this online and DVD continuing education course can be viewed at Utilizing Pilates for Rehabilitation.

Here are Some Key features of this online PT continuing education seminar:

  •     An advanced tool to master performance of Pilates exercises.
  •     Content and narration directed to the medical professional.
  •     Designed for use in the clinic for patients exercise instruction.
  •     Over 80 exercises with detailed narration focused on exercise form. Interactive, animated menus deliver quick access to any exercise.
  •     Filmed in High Definition.
  •     Innovative filming environment that isolates the performance of the exercises.

The Lymphedema Toolbox™ is a software program that provides the clinician with patient and professional education on a range of topics dealing with lymphedema. The information in the software is designed to be printed and provided to patients and professionals. Professionals can study the material and submit a home study test for 12 hours, 1.2 CEU. This software is ideal for a new or established treatment center, because it is a valuable tool for marketing lymphedema services or rapidly developing a professional or patient education program. The images of the lymphatic system created for the software are among the finest available in the world. All the information in the software is referenced and is the result of over two years of professional research. The Lymphedema Toolbox material is not provided online, the course material is available on CD. Access to the course completion test and certificate is available online automatically when the product is purchased.

Each of these physical therapy online continuing education courses contributes 12 hours of CEU towards re-licensure for Florida Physical therapists and Occupational therapists. Once a successful score of 70 % is achieved (test can be taken as often as needed), a course completion certificate can be printed online.

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