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.
Appropriate Disciplines: ATs, OT/COTAs, PT/PTAs
Course Level: Introductory
Instructional Methods: Lecture, Demonstration, Hands-On Labs
Method of Assessing Student Learning: Observation of Lab Work
Participants should wear loose-fitting athletic clothing that allows access to the shoulder (e.g.t-shirt, tank top etc.)
Attendees will receive a course manual at check-in.
Richmar & Cornish Medical are sponsoring this event. They are providing the venue, all equipment and supplies for labs, and lunch for the attendees.
HYATT PLACE - AUSTIN/CEDAR PARK
1315 E NEW HOPE DR
CEDAR PARK, TX 78641
Parking is available at Hyatt Place
Lunch will be provided by Richmar & Cornish Medical
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 through CIAO Seminars. He also receives royalties for the purchase of his recorded courses and the purchase of his Ultrasound book.
Non-Financial Disclosures: Dr. Gallo uses modalities in his clinical practice.
CIAO is recognized on the NBCOT Provider Registry (meets PDU requirements for NBCOT)
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CIAO is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.