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Physical Agent Modalities for Rehab
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Appropriate Disciplines:
• Physical Therapist
• Occupational Therapist
• Certified Occupational Therapy Asst
• Physical Therapy Asst
• Chiropractor, DC

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Add to Calendar 09/22/2017 07:30 AM 09/22/2017 17:30 PM America/Chicago Physical Agent Modalities for Rehab Hotel:
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This workshop offers the practicing clinician an opportunity to gain new knowledge and update existing skills in the area of application of electrotherapy and therapeutic ultrasound. Participants will leave the course with an evidenced-based approach to the dosing and application of electrical stimulation and ultrasound. The workshop will include hands-on laboratory sessions to reinforce the concepts and techniques discussed during the lecture portions of the program.

Course Level: Introductory
Method of Assessing Student Learning: Observation of Lab Work
Course requirements: wear loose-fitting athletic clothing

This course is being sponsored by InTENSity/Compass Health
Course Objectives
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  • Identify common myths and errors in parameter selection and application of electrotherapy
  • Discuss elements of acute and chronic pain
  • Understand and apply electrotherapy terminology necessary to design safe and effective electrotherapy treatments
  • Dose and apply electrical stimulation based on stage of tissue healing and the desired therapeutic outcome
  • Choose appropriate electrotherapy treatments, waveforms and parameter selections to treat specific impairments
  • Administer electrotherapy treatments to modulate pain, reduce muscle spasm, retard the formation of edema, and improve muscle performance
  • Discuss application and dosing of therapeutic ultrasound
  • Examine the physiologic effects, indications, and contraindications related to the application of electrotherapy and ultrasound
  • Apply knowledge of indications, physiologic effects, contraindications, and contemporary research to deliver safe and effective electrotherapy and ultrasound treatments
 
Instructors
Joe Gallo
DSc, ATC, PT
Joseph A. Gallo, DSc, ATC, PT.
Dr. Joe Gallo earned his BS in Physical Education and Athletic Training and his Master’s in Physical Therapy. He also holds a Doctor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. He currently serves as Director and Professor in the Salem State University Athletic Training Program. He also held faculty appointments in various physical therapy and physical therapist assistant programs in his over 20 year career as an educator. Dr. Gallo is currently a Certified Instructor for the VitalStim® Therapy Specialty Program teaching NMES for the treatment of dysphagia. He has taught over 300 continuing education workshops to rehabilitation specialists across the United States. Joe’s research on electrophysical agents has been published in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, and the Chinese journal of Sportsmedicine. In addition to his teaching and research, Joe has also maintained clinical practice in a variety of settings throughout his career.


Financial Disclosures: Dr. Gallo receives an honorarium for speaking/teaching live courses. He also receives royalties for his recorded courses and the purchase of his Ultrasound book.


Non-Financial Disclosures: Dr. Gallo uses modalities in his clinical practice.

 
   
  Day 1
  08:30 - 10:00   Fundamental principles of electrotherapy
  10:00 - 10:15   Break
  10:15 - 10:45   Neurobiology of pain
  10:45 - 11:15   Electrotherapy for pain management
  11:15 - 12:00   Pain management lab
  12:00 - 01:00   Lunch (Provided by InTENSity/Roscoe Medical)
  01:00 - 01:45   Electrotherapy to improve muscle performance and ROM
  01:45 - 02:30   NMES Lab
  02:30 - 02:45   Break
  02:45 - 03:45   Therapeutic Ultrasound
  03:45 - 04:15   Therapeutic Ultrasound Lab
  04:15 - 04:30   Wrap up - Q&A

Contact hours pre-approved for:
  • 0.65 (6.5 contact hours) OT/COTAs, PT/PTAs, Chiropractors
  • This Course Meets PDU Requirements for NBCOT (8.125 PDUs - Clinical Lab Assessment)
  • CIAO is an Illinois Approved Provider for PT/PTA Continuing Education
  • CIAO is recognized as an Approved Provider for PT/PTAs by the NYSE Dept State Board for PT
  • 6.5 Hrs PT/PTAs in IL, NY, TX (TPTA#1902009TX)
  • 6.0 CE Hrs AZ DCs, Chiros by the State of Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners (#AZCE16114)
  • 6.5 Hrs DCs, Chiros in GA (#2016-45)
  • 6.5 Hrs DCs, Chiros in IL (2017)
  • 6.5 Hrs OT/COTAs in IL (this course can be used toward the IL OT modalities requirement)
  • 7.0 Hrs OT/COTAs in FL (CE Broker #20-532564)
  • Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
  • 7.0 CE Hrs DCs, Chiros by the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine (CEBroker #20-532564)
  • 7.0 Hrs PT/PTAs in FL (CE Broker #20-532564)
Contact hours applied for:
  • 6.5 Hrs Chiropractors in IL
Course meets requirements for:
  • 6.5 Hrs/CCCs OT/COTAs in AZ, MO, NC, TX(Type 2)
  • 6.5 Hrs PT/PTAs in AZ, NC (recognizes TX PT Assoc. approval)
 
CIAO is regognized on the NBCOT Provider Registry (meets PDU requirements for NBCOT)
CIAO Automatically reports to CE Broker for Florida Occupational and Physical Therapists and Assistants. Florida SLPs can either use the ASHA CE Participant Form (Bubble Sheet) or self-submit through CE Broker.
Reviews:
Overland Park/, KS   Jul 2017
Great workshop!
 
Overland Park/, KS   Jul 2017
The presenter gave us the knowledge to back up our clinical judgements so I can practice modalities in away that supported my clinical judgements.
 
Dallas/Carrollton, TX   Feb 2017
Very good class. Thank You very much!
 
Dallas/Carrollton, TX   Feb 2017
Great course. Speaker very knowledgeable.
 
Dallas/Carrollton, TX   Feb 2017
Good course work with detailed explanation.
 
Dallas/Carrollton, TX   Feb 2017
Although I feel as though I would still prefer some supervision during my first few treatment sessions using modalities; I felt as though the course was very informative. The instructor was very knowledgeable and willing to take the time to ensure all participants understood the material.
 
Phoenix, AZ   Jul 2016
Great training. Very innovative.