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EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES 31 W t Coas t U n i v e r sit y.e du es y We s C o a s ve rs i ty. ed u 866 85 1 JANUARY 2017 | REHAB INSIDER advancecustompromotions.com 1-877-776-6680 Promote your facility, recognize your staff or celebrate important healthcare events with custom gifts, giveaways and promotional products from ADVANCE. OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ON-SITE EDUCATION FEB. 24-MARCH 4, 2017 HOUSTON, TX MARCH 10-18, 2017 BOULDER, CO MARCH 17-25, 2017 SEATTLE, WA Lymphedema Therapy Certification Vodder MLD & Foeldi CDT Klose Training offers the highest-quality lymphedema certification course in the US. It’s the most efficient & cost-effective way to become certified. 45 hrs of online home study + 90 hrs of classroom (lab) instruction. (Fewer days away from work; lower travel costs). UE-only option: 90 hrs. Pathophysiology, diagnosis, & DD are taught by an expert lymphedema physician. Lab instructors are the most experienced in the field. Approved for CEUs. Meets requirements to take the LANA exam. Free post-graduate services. Program est. 1990 by Guenter‚ Klose, Certified Instructor. Contact:‚ Klose Training, 303-245-0333; info@ Klosetraining.com or www.klosetraining.com MARCH 3-4, 2017 KANSAS CITY, MO Vision Rehabilitation After Acquired Brain Injury This course is designed to enable occupational therapists to understand the complexity of the visual system and how vision deficits affect activities of daily living, to administer a vision screening battery, and to plan and implement a plan of vision rehabilitation. Traumatic brain injury, concussion, and stroke will be addressed. The course will also address strategies for co-managing these patients with an optometrist. Instructor: Mitchell Scheiman, OD, is an optometric educator, lecturer and author including the book Understanding and Managing Visual Deficits: A Guide for Occupational Therapists. Contact: Vision Education Seminars at 800-985- 1752; or online www.visionedseminars.com MARCH 3-12, 2017 WILMINGTON, NC Eval & Intervention for Visual Processing Impairment In Adult Acquired Brain Injury Part I. Faculty: Mary Warren, PhD, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA. This intensive updated course has the latest evidence based research. Participants learn to identify visual processing deficits, interpret evaluations, develop interventions and document. Topics include: visual inattention and neglect, eye movement disorders, hemianopsia, and reduced acuity. A practical, functional, reimbursable approach is emphasized. Contact: www.visabilities. com; or (888)752-4364. Demand Demand for for physical therapists therapists is expected expected to to grow nationally nationally by by 34%1 between 2014 and 2024 . 1 beetweeeeennn 2001144 anndd 20024. WWWWWWWeeeessst Cooasstt Unniverrsityy y offferss a fffffffffoooooooccuusssseeed DDoctttoooooorrr off PPPhhhhyyyysssssicaall y TThhheeeraapppyy ddeggrrreeeeee. BBBBBuuilld a caarreeeeer in a g ggrroooooowwwwwiiiiiiinnnnnnng g iindduuussssttrrrrrrryyyyyy annnnnndddddd heeeellp p iiimmmmpppprrrrooovvvveee p pppppeeeeeeeoooppllllee’ss liivvvveesss. APPROVED GRANTED GRANTED CANDIDACY BY BY CAPTE3. Learn Learn more now! now! MARCH 30-APRIL 2, 2017 WESTBURY, NY SOS Basic Feeding Workshop (Sequential Oral Sensory) When Children Won ‘t Eat: Picky Eaters vs. Problem Feeders Assessment & Treatment Using the SOS Approach. Dr. Kay Toomey (Psych), Dr. Erin Ross (Spch) & Lindsay Beckerman (OT) will present this transdisciplinary program for assessing and treating children with feeding problems, including how to identify areas needing intervention and treat the “whole” child. It integrates posture, sensory, motor, behavioral/learning, medical and nutritional factors to comprehensively evaluate and manage children with feeding/growth problems. (This session covers ages 6 mos. - 7 years) CEUs Available - ASHA (Speech) & AOTA (OTs). Contact: Teri Chase, 516-747-9030, ext. 134; email: tchase@kidztherapy.com or www. kidzconferences.com to register & brochure. APRIL 22-23, 2017 ALLEN, TX Understanding and Managing Visual Deficits in Children Designed to enable therapists to understand the complexity of the visual system and how vision deficits affect activities of daily, to administer a vision screening battery, and to plan and implement both compensatory strategies and direct West Coast University offers a focused Doctor of Physical Therapy degree . Build a career in a growing industry and help improve people’s lives . New classes are forming. APPROVED BY WSCUC2. intervention techniques (vision therapy) to manage vision problems in the pediatric population. Instructor: Mitchell Scheiman, OD, optometric educator, lecturer and author. Contact: Vision Education Seminars at 800-985-1752; or online at www.visionedseminars.com APRIL 29-30, 2017 HOUSTON, TX Kinesiotaping Fundamentals and Advanced Whole Body Techniques Instructors: Patricia Martin and Audrey Yasukawa. Location: Texas Children ‘s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030. Contact: Mitzi Wiggin, 832-826- 6107; email: mmwiggin@texaschildrens.org for more information; or www.texaschildrens.org/ pmr and click on course to register online. MAY 20-21, 2017 HOUSTON, TX Introduction to Neuro- Developmental Treatment in Pediatrics Instructor: Jane Styer-Acevedo. Location: Texas Children ‘s Hospital, Houston, Texas. Contact: Mitzi Wiggin, 832-826-6107; email: mmwiggin@ texaschildrens.org for more information; or www. texaschildrens.org/pmr and click on course to register online. 866-1- 8793 1 http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/physical-therapists.htm 2 (WSCUC) WASC Senior College and University Commission - 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510-748-9001, www.wascsenior.org 3 Effective February 25, 2014, the West Coast University Doctor of Physical Therapy program has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org). Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates that the program may matriculate students in professional courses and that the program is progressing toward accreditation. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation. Graduation from a physical therapist education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone; 703-706-3245; accreditation@ apta.orgis necessary for eligibility to sit for the licensure examination, which is required in all states. For graduation rates, median debt of graduates completing these programs and other important information, visit westcoastuniversity.edu/disclosures WCU cannot guarantee employment. LEAVE A LASTING IMPRESSION WITH ARTICLE REPRINTS FROM ADVANCE REPRINTS@ADVANCEWEB.COM


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