Continuing Education

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 7th 5:00 – 7:00 PM
 

Topic-Description:

  • What is EMOM?
  • How can we scale it up and document results?
  • Discussion including 10 rep max, As Many Reps As Possible (AMRAP) and how these apply to senior strength training.
 
Speaker: Maureen Sylvester, PT, DPT
 
Cost: $50
 

Location: PTS Regional Office 411 N Hamilton Blvd Suite 1908 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, Speech Therapists.
 
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). PTS employees should contact Becky Balkema regarding employee pricing.

 
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 21 5-7 PM
 
Topic-Description: Class will include seating specialist, Dave Shultz, from Nu Motion.
 
Speaker: Mandy Rhoades, OTR/L
 
Cost: $50
 

Location:
PTS North
Lower Level Conference Room
2338 VanWinkle Way
Peoria, IL 61615

 
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, Speech Therapists.
 
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). PTS employees should contact Becky Balkema regarding employee pricing.

 
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 28th 5:00 – 7:00 PM
 
Topic-Description:This course is designed to review commonly used balance tools with discussion of scoring, common errors and interpretation. Additionally there is a presentation on balance rehab including a host of techniques to incorporate in treatment.
 
Speaker: Cindy Rankin, PT, DPT
 
Cost: $50
 

Location: PTS Regional Office 411 N Hamilton Blvd Suite 1908 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, Speech Therapists.
 
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). PTS employees should contact Becky Balkema regarding employee pricing.

 
Date/Time: Tuesday, March 7 6-8 PM
 
Topic-Description: Advanced Considerations and Applications of Kinesiology Tape. This 2 hour lab focused course will focus on advanced knee and foot/ankle/toe tape applications. This course assumes that the clinician has a basic understanding of the principles of kinesiology tape and builds on these. A deeper dive into pharmacological considerations that may affect tape tolerance, mechanisms of pain control, and proper documentation will be explored. Participants should wear clothing that can expose the lower extremity bring a pair of scissors.
 
Speaker: Sara Owens PTA, CKTP, CAFS
 
Cost: $50
 

Location:
PTS North
Lower Level Conference Room
2338 VanWinkle Way
Peoria, IL 61615

 
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, Speech Therapists.
 
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). PTS employees should contact Becky Balkema regarding employee pricing.

 
Date/Time: Tuesday, March 9  5-7 PM
 
Topic-Description:This course is designed to review commonly used balance tools with discussion of scoring, common errors and interpretation. Additionally there is a presentation on balance rehab including a host of techniques to incorporate in treatment.
 
Speaker: Cindy Rankin, PT, DPT
 
Cost: $50
 

Location: PTS Regional Office 411 N Hamilton Blvd Suite 1908 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, Speech Therapists.
 
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). PTS employees should contact Becky Balkema regarding employee pricing.

 
Date/Time: Tuesday, March 14 5-8 PM
 
Topic-Description: This outpatient focused course will build on information presented in the Cardiovascular Unit regarding PT/PTAs role in a Primary Care capacity. Attendees will learn about various pulmonary diagnoses our patients may present with, proper monitoring and patient education as well as when to refer out to another provider. A deeper dive into COVID-19 considerations for OP therapists will be presented with a lab of hands on techniques and exercises to improve breathing capacity. Attendees are asked to wear loose fitting clothes, bring an ankle weight and a theraband to the course.
 
Speaker: Sara Owens PTA, CKTP, CAFS
 
Cost: $50
 

Location:
PTS North
Lower Level Conference Room
2338 VanWinkle Way
Peoria, IL 61615

 
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, Speech Therapists.
 
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). PTS employees should contact Becky Balkema regarding employee pricing.

 
Date/Time: Wednesday, March 22 5-7 PM
 
Topic-Description: This course will include an overview of the anatomy of the shoulder with an emphasis on the rotator cuff and scapula for assessment and treatment.
 
Speaker: Kristin Junge, OTR/L
 
Cost: $50
 

Location:
PTS North
Lower Level Conference Room
2338 VanWinkle Way
Peoria, IL 61615

 
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, Speech Therapists.
 
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). PTS employees should contact Becky Balkema regarding employee pricing.

 
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 11 5-7 PM
 
Topic-Description: Class will include practical application for applying skills in understanding obesity, physical activity recommendations and adapting function to improve successful outcomes.
 
Speaker: Mandy Rhoades, OTR/L
 
Cost: $50
 

Location:
PTS North
Lower Level Conference Room
2338 VanWinkle Way
Peoria, IL 61615

 
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, Speech Therapists.
 
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). PTS employees should contact Becky Balkema regarding employee pricing.

 
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 19 5-7 PM
 
Topic-Description: Occupational Therapy has a wide range of standardized tests categorized to the field of assessment the test is intended. This course aims to provide practical evaluation methods for common fields which transcend practice settings and across populations.
 
Speaker: Colleen James, OTR/L and Tondalaya Brainard, OTR/L
 
Cost: $50
 

Location:
PTS North
Lower Level Conference Room
2338 VanWinkle Way
Peoria, IL 61615

 
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, Speech Therapists.
 
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). PTS employees should contact Becky Balkema regarding employee pricing.

 
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 25  5-7 PM
 
Topic-Description:
 
Speaker: Tyler Booth, PT, DPT, OCS, CAFS
 
Cost: $50
 

Location:
PTS North
Lower Level Conference Room
2338 VanWinkle Way
Peoria, IL 61615

 
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, Speech Therapists.
 
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). PTS employees should contact Becky Balkema regarding employee pricing.

 
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 24  5-7 PM
 
Topic-Description: How can therapy make a difference in posture with our older populations?
Discussion will include review of tests/measures of posture, treatment ideas for posture what the targeted exercise-based treatment approach might include for our older adult patients. We will also review use of EMOM /AMRAP/ 10 rep max training application in our treatment strategies for senior strength specifically targeting key posture components.
 
Speaker: Maureen Sylvester, PT, DPT
 
Cost: $50
 

Location:
PTS North
Lower Level Conference Room
2338 VanWinkle Way
Peoria, IL 61615

 
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, Speech Therapists.
 
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). PTS employees should contact Becky Balkema regarding employee pricing.