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2014-08-02 23:02:43

Hands-On Seminars is Creating an Advisory Board with the Express Purpose of Identifying Specific Post-graduate Educational Needs of Physical and Occupational Therapists Astoria, New York (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 Hands-On Seminars is pleased to announce the formation of the HOS Advisory Board with the appointment of Kevin Okamura PT, FCAMPT, MCMT as Chairman. Kevin is a Certified Instructor for Hands On Seminars and a physical therapist for a private clinic in Edmonton, Canada. Kevin...

2014-08-01 23:01:26

HomeCEUConnection.com, the leader in online continuing education, and the Andrews Research and Education Institute, serving the campus of the Andrews Institute, renowned Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Center of the nation’s top professional athletes, have partnered to offer elite CEU online classes for rehabilitation professionals and athletic trainers. Plano, Texas (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Keeping strong to their commitment of providing high-quality online continuing education...

2014-06-24 23:11:28

PNF and Beyond to Enhance Functional Gait is a new PT Continuing Education course approved for physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 This dynamic advanced two day physical therapy continuing education course will give clinicians an opportunity to expand their “bag of tricks” for treating gait impairments by taking what they know about PNF and advancing it to the next level. The...

2014-05-24 23:01:19

Rehab Management Solutions (RMS), hosted a multi-part educational training on Industrial Rehabilitation May 8-10, 2014. The course educated rehab professionals nationally on how to specialize in the treatment of the injured worker on May 8th, and how to become proficient in functional testing on May 9-10. Spooner, WI (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Rehab Management Solutions (RMS), a Physical Therapist owned-and-operated company that helps physical and occupational therapists open and grow their own...

2014-05-19 23:00:10

New book presents program designed to let able-bodied people experience life with a ‘disability’. Olympia, WA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The new guide “Disability 4 A Day” (published by Balboa Press) from author Dr. Michelle McFalls-Mills presents to readers her Disability 4 A Day program, which gives children and adults a chance to “walk in someone else’s shoes” by experiencing a “physical disability.” This edition of “Disability 4 A Day” includes all required forms and...

2014-05-07 23:07:09

The 20-month program will provide students the opportunity to earn an Associate’s degree of Occupational Science and become an Occupational Therapy Assistant. Irvine, California (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Occupational therapy is a growing field in health care; in fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the number of positions for Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA) will grow by 43 percent nationally by the year 2022. American Career College (ACC) has launched a new program...

2014-05-05 23:02:29

In honor of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day (May 8, 2014), a Pediatric Occupational Therapist offers tips to keep children & families safe. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 While a swimming pool, pond, lake, stream, or river may be a source of tranquility to most, to a parent of a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), it can be deadly. According to a 2011 study by the Interactive Autism Network and the Kennedy Krieger Institute, 49% of children with ASD attempt...

2014-05-01 23:10:39

In honor of Older Americans Month, the American Occupational Therapy Association highlights the work of occupational therapy practitioners to reduce fall risk, increase community mobility, and help older adults engage in everyday activities. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The Administration for Community Living has designated May as Older Americans Month. This year’s theme is, “Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow.” Occupational therapy practitioners are skilled health, rehabilitation,...

2014-04-29 23:13:19

Courses have resulted in 100% of attendees passing the certification exam. Clinics see the need and future in Workers’ Comp Rehab. Next training dates announced. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The International Sports Professionals Association™ (ISPA) and Heartland Rehabilitation Services (HRS) held the second online training course for Rehabilitation Professionals in Workers’ Compensation on January 28, 2014 and ran for three consecutive weeks. The course offered an advanced...

2014-04-19 23:01:55

In celebration of Occupational Therapy Month, Aureus Medical Group, a nationwide medical staffing leader, shares its tips for promoting the OT profession, including careers as a travel occupational therapist. OT Month is recognized annually during the month of April. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 In recognition of Occupational Therapy Month, Aureus Medical Group (web: aureusmedical.com), a nationwide leader in medical staffing, shares suggestions for promoting healthcare careers in...


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