Professional Development

Education Division

Our mission is to provide quality, affordable continuing education for our Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy professionals, enabling them to improve patient care. Topics range from pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders to diagnosis of hip and knee dysfunction in geriatric patients. The format may vary from one- to two-day seminars to short courses. Nationally known speakers, as well as, regional and local speakers are invited to present in their area of specialization. Topics and content are selected through staff surveys and suggestions from participants of previous training sessions. 

FALL 2017 Courses

SKILL ENHANCEMENT SERIES

*Please note that class times, cost & locations vary per class

Date/Time

Topic-Description

Speaker

Cost

Location

September 19, 2017
6pm – 8pm

Neurodynamics- Taking the “Tension” Out of Treating Neural Pain

Sara Owens, PTA, TPS

$50

PTS North

2338 Van Winkle Way

Peoria, IL  61615

September 21, 2017

4pm – 6pm

The Changing Face of Healthcare

Cindy Rankin, PT

$30

PTS Regional Office

112 NE Madison Ave

Peoria, IL 61602

September 28, 2017
6pm – 8pm

 

*Class size limited to 20 attendees

Post-operative Management and Common Trouble Shooting Techniques with Amputees

Todd McAllister, CP, LP

 

Comprehensive Prosthetics and Orthotics

$10

CPO

741 W Main St

Peoria, IL  61606

October 3, 2017
6pm – 8pm

Fighting Fire with More Than Just Water- Pain Science Introduction

Sara Owens, PTA, TPS

$50

PTS North

2338 Van Winkle Way

Peoria, IL  61615

October 5, 2017
6pm – 8pm

*Class size limited to 20 attendees

Post-prosthetic Gait Training

Susan Paul, PT

 

Comprehensive Prosthetics and Orthotics

$10

CPO

741 W Main St

Peoria, IL  61606

October 12, 2017
6pm – 8pm

Total Shoulder Rehabilitation

Jonathan Hamm, PT, DPT, OCS and

Steve Hansen, OTR/L

$50

PTS Regional Office

112 NE Madison Ave

Peoria, IL 61602

October 26, 2017

6pm – 8pm

Moving Towards Virtual Home Safety Visits

Kim Major, COTA/L

$50

PTS Regional Office
112 NE Madison Ave

Peoria, IL 61602

November 2,2017

6pm – 8pm

Documentation- Proving Your Value

Cindy Rankin, PT

$30

PTS North

2338 Van Winkle Way

Peoria, IL  61615

November 9, 2017

6pm – 8pm

Dynamic Balance Rehab When Equipment Is Limited

Tailetha McClinton, PT

$50

PTS Regional Office

112 NE Madison Ave

Peoria, IL 61602

 

Continuing Education Credit: PTS is approved by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation as a continuing education provider for physical therapy and occupational therapy, License 216-000021 and 224-000038.  Each course is offered for 0.2 CEUs (2 contact hours) unless otherwise noted.

Attendees: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, and Occupational Therapy Assistants. 

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation by a participant must be written and postmarked no later than 7 days prior to the scheduled seminar date and will result in a refund less a 15% service fee.  PTS reserves the right to cancel the seminar 7 days prior to the scheduled seminar date.  All participants will be notified in the event of a cancellation and a full refund will be issued.

Registration Information:  Class size is limited so advanced registration is required.  Registrants will be accepted on a first come basis. Registration fee included course materials and a certificate of attendance. (No refreshment service available.)

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