Long Island Mini Conference
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When: Sunday, April 3, 2016
8:30 AM
Where: New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury Campus
Northern Boulevard at Valentines Lane
Old Westbury, New York  11568
United States
Contact: Pat Benz

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Join us for the long island district Spring mini conference

Advances and Integrative/ Alternative Treatments of the Shoulder and Hip Impingement Syndromes 4.2 CEH

Course Description:

The participants will be able to learn the latest diagnostic procedures, diagnoses, surgeries, and treatments to successfully manage their shoulder and hip patients. Unusual cases will be discussed, along with unique and different treatment approaches, and exercises that have been proven to be successful. Evidence Based and Best Practice Guidelines will be reviewed. 

Course Instructor:

Venise Mule-Glass, PT, MA, DPT, OCS, CSCS, cpt, RYT-200 

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Activity-Based Intervention: Building Motor Skills to Increase Independence  4.2 CEH

Course Description:

This course will explore physical therapy for the individual with severe disabilities in school-based practice settings and adult habilitation settings. The rationale for application of the research evidence therapy intervention and use of adaptive equipment in these environments will be interwoven throughout. An introduction to the International Classification of Function as a framework for intervention for the individual with severe physical disabilities will be provided. The evidence-base regarding the detrimental outcomes of inactivity and immobility, and the benefits of physical activity and task-oriented intervention for individuals with neuro-motor impairment will be discussed. The MOVE Curriculum, a current intervention for functional motor skills development, based on a participatory framework, will be introduced. Activities and participation are emphasized as providing key opportunities for increasing skill-building throughout the day, and to practice essential motor skills for independence. Therapeutic explanations regarding use of adaptive equipment for functional skill-building in walking and adaptive seating will be incorporated, with practical demonstrations of adaptive equipment.

 Course Instructor:

Lori Potts, PT ~ MOVE (Mobility Opportunities Via Education) International Trainer

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   APTA Members:                   $50.00

   APTA Non-Members:            $75.00

   Student Members:                 $25.00

   Non-Member Students:          $50.00




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