Geriatrics is now, Geri-Active

Course is now full, registration still taken to be put on waiting list.

Audience: PT, PTA, OT, COTA, ATC
Course level: Intermediate
Date: April 30, 2011
Check-in time: 7:30-8:00 a.m.
Class time: 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location: Fairview Southdale Hospital, Au-Fait room Lower level 35, 6401 France Avenue South, Edina, MN 55435
Contact Hours: 5.5 CEU's
External Fee: $375.00 

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Speaker: John O'Halloran, D.P.T., O.C.S., A.T.C., C.S.C.S., M.D.T.
John is a licensed physical therapist and athletic trainer with more than 24 years of experience in the field of rehabilitation.  He is a board-certified orthopaedic clinical specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association. He earned his post-professional Doctor of Physical Therapy from Temple University. Currently, he is director of physical therapy/sports medicine at Southeastern Orthopedics in Greensboro, North Carolina, co-owner of O'Halloran Consulting, L.L.C., Summerfield, N.C. Dr. O'Halloran has studied orthopedic and sports therapy abroad in Australia and New Zealand.  His post-graduate work has included manipulative therapy, His wide range of clinical experience combined with his extensive knowledge in the fiscal management of physical therapy outpatient rehabilitation services make him a very knowledgeable and skilled instructor.

Course Description:
This highly interactive seminar will provide the attendee the evidenced based knowledge to answer those often on the spot questions by our patients such as “what should I not do?” or “when can I hike or play tennis again?”. Also examined will be, surgery from traditional to cutting edge, in addition to evidenced based rehab and return to activity guidelines. This one of a kind seminar is a MUST for all clinicians who work with total joint patients.

Participants will be able to know the latest advances in Joint replacement surgery.
Participants will be able to understand the rehab implications following Joint replacement surgery.
Participants will know when and what activities your Joint replacement patients can participate in.
Participants will learn intra-active functional rehabilitation methods to address that stiff or weak shoulder, Hip or Knee replacement.
Participants will learn how to meet the needs of the ever increasing Joint replacement baby boomer generation.

Morning Session
7:30-8:00 a.m. -    Registration and check-in
8:00-8:30 a.m. -    Introduction to joint replacement, history of joint replacement, arthritis and supplements including glucosamine
8:30-9:30 a.m. -    Assessment of gait: total hip arthroplasty patient
9:30-9:45 a.m. -    BREAK
9:45-11:30 a.m. -  Shoulder Arthroplasty: history, TSA, Hemi's, R-TSA (Reverse total shoulder), Cuff tear arthroplasty surgery and rehabilitation including manual therapy, return to activities, range of motion guidelines, how to prevent shoulder hike and stiff post-op shoulder, cases studies and lab
11:30-12:30p.m. - LUNCH
12:30-1:50 p.m. - Hip arthroplasty: history, types of bearing surfaces, approaches, cemented and cement less, precautions, 
dislocations.  Rehabilitation in all settings and returning to activity.  Cases study and lab exercises.
1:50-2:05 p.m. -   BREAK
2:05-3:00 p.m. -   Knee Arthroplasty: history, types of knee replacements, rehabilitation in all settings.  Quadriceps facilitation lab 
and exercise, how to address the stiff total knee.  Literature review of CPM, Computer assisted knee 
replacement, Neuro Muscular Electrical Stimulation, discuss return to activity guidelines: case study/exercise.
3:00-3:30 p.m. -   Program concludes, discussion.

This course has been approved for Category I continuing education credit by the Minnesota Board Of Physical Therapy. #4645

This course is eligible for AOTA approved provider credit. Fairview is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

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