Learning Paths/Course Bundles/Series
Learning paths are a series of topic-related courses targeted at achievement for a specific competency. Bundled courses are topic-specific and allow you to purchase multiple courses at a discounted price.
Aquatic Physical Therapy Competency.
This series of courses provides PTs and PTAs with a comprehensive study of the fundamental knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to provide safe evidence-based patient care using the aquatic environment.
Note: The series includes online courses plus an in-person pool course. The purchase for the pool course will occur as a separate purchase when you register for a pool course. You must complete the pool course to complete the course series. The price for the complete program (online courses +pool clinic are listed below: Non Member $1655.00; Member $1296.00; Aquatic Physical Therapy Section $1166.40
Achievement of the course series results in an assessment-based certificate in Aquatic Physical Therapy Clinical Competency. It does not result in a credential and is not recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists (ABPTS). Participants receive a certificate of completion, and not a designation as a board certified specialist. Click the appropriate link below to get more details about each of these Certificate programs.
- Certificate in Aquatic Physical Therapy Clinical Competency (PT)
- Certificate in Aquatic Physical Therapy Clinical Competency (PTA)
Implementing Value-Based System Changes in Rehabilitation Learning Path.
Take this 6-module Learning Path,and you will hear from industry leaders who will unlock new tools to help you keep up with the rapidly changing demands on health care providers to cut costs, improve outcomes, and better coordinate with other professionals. Review the steps you need to take to meet the Institute of Health Improvement's (IHI)"Triple Aim," which focuses on improving the patient care experience, improving the health of populations, and reducing per capita health costs. Examine the catalysts behind the changing health care environment to determine what to expect for new payment models.
Hear about the dynamic changes coming to health care via informatics and the use of data in driving system changes. Take away practical examples of how to build a successful case for innovation and positive change.
Pharmacology Series/Bundle. Learn vital information on how drug therapies interact with physical therapy, and how they can exert both positive and negative effects on rehabilitation.
New Directions and Considerations in Neurorehabilitation. This Learning Path is designed to incorporate evidence based practice and utilization of new directions and concepts for the management of people with neurological disorders.This 2-course toolkit gives you an overview of key issues that a physical therapist must consider in choosing standardized outcome measures for use in a neurologic clinical practice environment. Emphasis is on considerations of measure choice for an individual patient.
Geriatric Learning Path/Bundle. These learning paths contains courses which can be used in preparation for completing the Geriatric Specialization Exam.
- Geriatrics Learning Path (recorded at ExPAAC 2016)
- Geriatrics Learning Path - PTA (text-based)
- Geriatrics Learning Path - PT (text-based)
Medical Imaging Learning Path/Course Bundle. This course is tailored to give you the most up-to-date tools you need to interpret and apply specialized medical imaging information. The result will be better outcomes for your rehabilitation patients.
Professionalism Series. Enhance your professionalism with these online courses.
- Introduction to Professionalism
- History of Professionalism in Physical Therapy
- Ethical Compass
- Cultural Competence
- Emotional Intelligence
- Developing the Patient-Therapist Partnership
- Evidence-Based Practice in the Real World
- Social Responsibility, Advocacy, and Public Policy
- Continuing Competence and Lifelong Learning