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The Intersection of Cannabis and Physical Therapy Practice

Cost

APTA Members: $25

Non-Members: $75

 

 

Course Description

With increasing legalization of both medicinal and recreational marijuana in the US, physical therapists will likely encounter more patients using some form of marijuana in practice. Therefore, it is vital for us as a profession to understand the applications and ethical issues regarding cannabis to better recognize our role in patient education. In this webinar, you will learn about who medical marijuana patients are and what other health care providers understand about patient use of cannabis. You will discover the overlap of cannabis use and physical therapy practice, particularly as it relates to athletes and to people who work in cannabis cultivation. You will also learn how to communicate with patients about cannabis, and investigate the ethical issues surrounding cannabis and physical therapy practice. Finally, you will learn how to critically evaluate future cannabis-related research.

Following this webinar, the participant will be able to:
1) Understand the limitations in research, health care practitioner perception and understanding of patient use of cannabis
2) Describe the overlap of cannabis and physical therapy practice related to athletes and to people who work in the cannabis cultivation industry
3) Provide evidence-based patient education regarding cannabis use
4) Evaluate the ethical issues surrounding cannabis and physical therapy practice
5) Critique cannabis-related research

 


Cannabinoid Pharmacology for Physical Therapists: 2019 Update

Cost

APTA Members: $25

Non-Members: $75

 

 

Course Description

Cannabis has been used for medicinal purposes for ~5000 years. The purpose of this evidence-based review is to summarize the current evidence related to the effectiveness of cannabinoids for the treatment of several conditions. Many of the medical indications for the use of cannabinoids are found in patients seeking Physical Therapy services; e.g., pain. The subjects of this study are primarily systematic reviews and meta-analyses published since 2014. Earlier studies were excluded for a variety of reasons including significant increases in the strength of the preparations used in the more recent studies. Studies varied widely in terms of: 1) use of whole plant material, cannabis extracts or synthetic ingredients; and 2) routes of administration. The author of this study attempted to: 1) summarize the findings related to the effectiveness of cannabinoids; and 2) summarize the quality and strength of the evidence in support of those findings.

Following this webinar, the participant will be able to:
1. describe major components and known functions of the endocannabinoid system.
2. discuss the evidence that cannabinoids are effective analgesics for treating pain
3. describe the evidence that cannabinoids are effective for improving symptoms of spasticity in people with multiple sclerosis
4. discuss the evidence that cannabinoids are effective as an antiemetic for chemotherapy-induced nausea/vomiting and for addressing weight loss associated with HIV/AIDS
5. describe the most common adverse events associated with the use of cannabinoids.

 


Cannabis…What you NEED to know, before your patients

Cost

APTA Members: $5

Non-Members: $10

 

 

Course Description

Whether you are “for” it or “against” it, cannabis lotion is “out of the tube” and there’s no putting it back in. The public, and your clients, are asking for it and we all need to build our knowledge and find trusted local resources. If you have questions about cannabis, how your patients may be consuming cannabis, what the therapeutic benefits are, join us. You will learn the differences between CBN, CBD, and THC. There will be a brief overview of California state laws about selling, distributing, and referring patients to topical creams and lotions.

Following this webinar, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss the history of cannabis and therapeutic products.
2. Understand the impact on patient rehabilitation and treatment.
3. Know your legal obligations.

 


Nutrition Therapy

Cost

APTA Members: $25

Non-Members: $75

 

 

Course Description

This course content is designed with Therapists and clinicians in mind – care providers who develop relationships over multiple treatment sessions. Through observations and conversations, the therapist can engage in the exploration of the health and nutritional needs of their patients. Improving the patient’s overall health and outlook on wellness can lead to improved treatment and long-term outcomes.


Medicare Changes in Home Health, Acute Care, Inpatient Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Settings

Cost

APTA Members: $25

Non-Members: $75

 

 

Course Description

In the dynamic world of acute, inpatient rehabilitation, home health and skilled nursing there have been major revisions of policies regarding the furnishing and reimbursement of physical therapy services. This increased scrutiny has resulted in new policies regarding therapy documentation, assessments, and quality reporting. In this Two-Hour webinar, industry experts will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the recent changes in Medicare Part A/B rules and regulations and what you can expect in 2019.

 


*Pre-recorded webinars will be posted and available for purchase no more than 60 days post lecture date. CEUs are not awarded for pre-recorded webinars. 



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