Professional Development

Overview of proper positioning for geriatric client. Education on devices to improve comfort and decrease contracture risk.

Date: Tuesday, June 16th

Time:
6pm-8pm

Speaker: Mandy Rhodes, OTR

Location: PTS North (UnityPoint Building)

Lower Level Conference Room

2338 Van Winkle Way
Peoria, IL 61615

Cost: $60

Learn how cancer treatment has impacted your patient and special considerations to keep in mind for your patient that has been through cancer.

Date: Thursday, June 18th

Time: 6pm-8pm

Speaker: Janet Forinash, PT, DPT, CLT, WCS & Michelle Rathbun, PT

Location: PTS North (UnityPoint Building)

Lower Level Conference Room

2338 Van Winkle Way
Peoria, IL 61615

Cost: $60

Review the science behind the pain experience while increasing knowledge on how to explain pain to those with arthritis. Current best practice treatments will be explored.

Date: Tuesday, June 23rd

Time:
5:30pm-8pm

Speaker: Sara Owens, PTA, TPS

Location: PTS North (UnityPoint Building)

Lower Level Conference Room

2338 Van Winkle Way
Peoria, IL 61615

Cost $60

Learn the basic principles of Pilates, and how it can be utilized in a therapeutic environment.

Date: Thursday, June 25th  

Time:
6pm-8pm

Speaker: Kyle Shaver, PTA

Location: UP Methodist Atrium

900 Main Street Suite 450
Peoria, IL 61602

Cost: $60

Basic treatments for balance impairments incorporating the vestibular system.

Date: Tuesday, June 30th

Time:
6pm-8pm

Speaker: Rosie Hoerr, DPT and Nicole Sweazy, PT

Location: PTS North (UnityPoint Building)

Lower Level Conference Room

2338 Van Winkle Way
Peoria, IL 61615

Cost: $60