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Physical Therapy CEU Series: Current Concepts in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

A Comprehensive Evidence-Informed Series

This in-person education series created and presented by the Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency faculty focuses on current concepts and evidence-informed approaches to providing optimal care to patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Whether you are looking for residency didactic, prepping for the Orthopaedic Specialty Exam or seeking to improve your orthopaedic clinical acumen, this programming is for you. The series includes four modules presented in person once a month (August, September, October and November) over three days. Participants can choose to take any number of modules or register for the entire series and receive a significant discount.

Learn about each module:

Series Overview

Who Should Sign Up

Physical therapists, occupational therapists and chiropractors interested in advancing their knowledge in orthopaedics physical therapy.

Pricing

  • Single module: $595
  • Series: $1,785
  • Register for the whole series and get one module free (25% off)

Registration

Modules will be maxed at 30 participants.

You can register for the series or individual modules by purchasing them using the buttons below and in each module section. Once you have registered, our faculty will confirm your enrollment.

CEU Credits

Total CEU credits for the series are 9.2 contact hours (pending Maryland PT Board approval).

Contact

For more information, please contact Julie Finocchiaro at jfinocc2@jhmi.edu.

 

Location Information

 

Module 1: Application of Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Musculoskeletal Conditions affecting the Lumbar Spine and Pelvis

This module will focus on the examination and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders in the lumbopelvic region. Based on the Low Back Pain Clinical Practice Guidelines, we will explore examination and treatment techniques for each low back pain classification. Clinicians will have the opportunity to practice evaluative and treatment techniques including but not limited to segmental mobility assessment, soft tissue palpation, neurodynamic assessment, movement assessment and re-education, manual therapy interventions, exercise prescription and motivational interviewing skills. 

Date: August 19 - 21, 2022
Day 1: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Day 2 & 3: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

CEUs: 2.25 contact hours (Maryland PT Board approved).

Presenters

  • Julie Finocchiaro, PT, DPT
    Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
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  • Andrew Kunin, PT, DPT
    Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
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Module 2: Application of Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Lower Quarter Musculoskeletal Conditions

This module will be a combination of lectures and labs presenting current evidence-based practice for rehabilitation of the lower extremity and associated common musculoskeletal conditions of the hip, knee, ankle and foot. Engages in critical thinking and detailed discussions on the current APTA clinical practice guidelines as well as other pertinent research literature. Clinicians will have the opportunity to practice hands-on skills including evaluative techniques, joint play assessment, soft tissue palpation, lower extremity neurodynamic assessment, manual therapy interventions and prescriptive exercise programs. 

Date: September 16 – 18, 2022
Day 1: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Day 2 & 3: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

CEUs: 2.25 contact hours (Maryland PT Board approved).

Presenters

  • Ryan Cummings, PT, DPT
    Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Orthopaedic Residency Director, Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
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  • John Dale, PT, DPT, ATC
    Certified Sports Specialist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Sports Residency Director
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Module 3: Application of Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Musculoskeletal Conditions affecting the Cervical and Thoracic Spines

This module will focus on the examination and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders in the cervical and thoracic spine regions. Based on the Neck Pain Clinical Practice Guidelines, we will utilize the ICF Model to examine, diagnose and provide treatment for patients with cervicothoracic pain. This module will be a combination of lecture and lab and will include instruction on specific examination and treatment techniques as well as a review of the evidence surrounding the use of these techniques.

Date: October 14 – 16, 2022
Day 1: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Day 2 & 3: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

CEUs: 2.25 contact hours (Maryland PT Board approved).

Presenters

  • Kevin McLaughlin, PT, DPT
    Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
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  • Megan Kudlac, DPT

    Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

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Module 4: Application of Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Upper Quarter Musculoskeletal Conditions

This module will be a combination of lectures and labs presenting current evidence-based practice for rehabilitation of the upper extremity with common musculoskeletal conditions including pain, traumatic injury and surgery. The lectures will cover current research evidence on best practices in the evaluation and treatment of the upper extremity including the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. This includes a detailed discussion of the current clinical practice guidelines as well as other pertinent research literature. The lab portion will focus on instruction and participant practice of hands-on skills including evaluation techniques, diagnostic clusters, relevant anatomy review, joint play assessment, soft tissue palpation, upper extremity neurodynamic assessment, manual therapy interventions, nerve mobilization and prescriptive exercise programs.

Date: November 4 – 6, 2022
Day 1: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Day 2 & 3: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

CEUs: 2.45 contact hours (Maryland PT Board approved).

Presenters

  • Andrew Kunin, PT, DPT
    Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
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  • Ryerson Stinson, MOT, OTR/L
    Certified Hand Therapist
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