Continuing Education Listing

Title of Event:
KT4: Specialty Neurological Concepts of the Kinesio Taping® Method: Influencing the Adult Nervous System

 

Contact Name:
Chanyne Cupil

Organization:
Charlotte AHEC

Date(s) of Event:
Saturday, October 5, 2019

Location / Venue for Event:
Charlotte AHEC - 5039 Airport Center Pkwy, Bldg. K - Charlotte, NC 28208

Preferred Website Link:
https://www.charlotteahec.org/continuing-professional-development/event.cfm?eventid=59315

Summary of Event:
Course Seminar Date & Time: Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. *****Registration closes for this course on Monday, September 9, 2019*****The KT4 Neurological course builds on and expands techniques learned in the KT1, KT2, and KT3 courses. This course addresses variations in nervous system status. The attendees will develop treatment strategies and practice extensive Kinesio Taping® techniques to address a wide variety of issues encountered when treating patients with neurological diseases. Some examples include: CVA, CP, ALS, MD, MS, and TBI. The course considers other physiological systems which impact patient considerations when working with the trunk and extremities. Developing, recovering, and deteriorating nervous system patients are investigated, strategies planned, and Kinesio Taping techniques practiced.Kinesio University Seminar Pre-Requisites: In order to attend a Kinesio Taping® seminar, each attendee must meet all of the following criteria:1. Must have completed 80 course hours of anatomy and physiology2. Must have a working knowledge of the musculoskeletal system3. Must be able to do assessments by evaluating and/or diagnosing injuries and conditions4. Must have achieved or is a student in their junior or senior year (transcripts must be provided) working towards one or more of the following credentials: ARNP, ATC, CAT(C), CCSP, CDP, CHT, CLT, CMBT, CMT, CNMT, COMT, COTA, COTA/L, CPO, CPT, CPTA, CRN, CST, CT, DC, DO, DOM, DPT, Lac, LAT, LLCC, LMBT, LMP, LMT, LOT, LOTA, LPT, LPTA, MD, MDT, MLD, MOT, MOTR/L, MPT, MT, MTC, NCMT, NCTMB, NDT, NMD, NMT, NP, NRC, OCS, ODT, OMD, OPA, OT, OTA, OTC, OTR, OTR/L, PT, PT-C, PTA, PA, RMT, RN, RPT, RPTA, SLP, Paramedics and Kinesiologists. Pre-Requisite for KT4 Seminar: Completion of Kinesio University approved Day 1 & 2 and Day 3 seminars. Students will need to bring scissors and dress appropriately - you will need to be prepared for trunk, upper and lower extremity taping (Tank tops, shorts or similar clothing is recommended to wear during class).Instructor: Elizabeth G. Harvey, PT, DPT, MSR, CKTI, CEIM Charlotte AHEC, NC AHEC system, is an approved provider by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners with regard to activities directly related to physical therapy for continued competence. Persons registering for this course are responsible for reviewing ALL Kinesio University Seminar Pre-Requisites. Refunds will not be issued for failure to read and acknowledge pre-requisites. Thank you for your understanding.

 

Title of Event:
Dementia is a State of Mind--2019 Inaugural PAC Conference

 

Contact Name:
Debi Tyler Newsom, OTR/L

Organization:
Positive Approach to Care

Date(s) of Event:
Novermber 18-19, 2019

Location / Venue for Event:
Embassy Suites, Cary, NC

Preferred Website Link:
https://teepasnow.com/pac-annual-conference/

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Summary of Event:
Approved for up to 10.5 hours by AOTA, this conference is designed to bring together in one location, people living with dementia, family members providing support and care, professionals serving and supporting people living with dementia, program innovators, dementia internet educational providers, PAC certified personnel and others; to learn from one another to develop new awareness, knowledge, and skill to better communicate, interact, and build relationships that improve life and well-being for all involved. This program is structured to meet the needs of those just beginning their journey and training, as well as those with advanced practice skills who want to gain a deeper and more robust ability set. 

 

Title of Event:
The 12th Annual North Carolina ALS Caregivers Conference

 

Contact Name:
Lynn Sanderson

Organization:
The ALS Association North Carolina Chapter

Date(s) of Event:
October 7, 2019

Location / Venue for Event:
Village Inn Event Center, 6205 Ramada Drive, Clemmons, NC

 

Summary of Event:
12th Annual NC ALS Caregivers Conference to be held October 7, 2019 at the Village Inn Event Center, 6205 Ramada Drive, Clemmons, NC. This conference is specifically designed to meet the educational needs of interdisciplinary health care teams and caregivers who work with individuals diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). ). Occupational Therapists - Southern Regional AHEC will issue Certificates of Completion Only. 6.5 CEUs. Early Bird registration cost is $100 for healthcare professionals and $50 for students. The cost for healthcare professionals increases to $125 after October 1. Register with Southern Regional AHEC by either calling 910-678-7246 or on their web page www.SR-AHEC.org. Event #59614.

 

OBI Robotic Spoon Demonstration and Small Group Study

 

SATURDAY, JULY 27 @ 10:00 AM SHINING STARS THERAPY - FUQUAY VARINA
 
Play with the Obi Spoon & Earn FREE CEU via article discussion

Learn documentation strategies for AT use

Network with local OT practitioners
 

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Title of Event:
#306 CAN-EAT Approach… Using Medical, Motor, and Behavioral Strategies in Pediatric Feeding

Contact Name:
Scott Boston

Organization:
Motivations, Inc.

Date(s) of Event:
September 6-7, 2019

Location / Venue for Event:
Asheville, NC at Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park

Preferred Website Link:
www.motivationsceu.com

Summary of Event:
Feeding disorders come in all shapes and sizes, such as coughing/choking during meals, poor oral-motor skill acquisition, food refusal, oral aversion, g-tube dependence and more. One must be versed in oral-motor and swallowing techniques, respiration, GI issues, nutrition, motor/postural alignment, and behavioral strategies. This is a two-day course focusing on how to approach pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders, how to diagnose and prioritize treatment options, and ensure successful outcomes for you and your patients.

 
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