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The Core: Evaluation and Training (2 contact hours) (#461)

Course Level:  Intermediate

Item Number:  461

Hours:  2

Price:  $38.00

Email Price:  $33.00

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Special Notes:
Chapter 15 of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy ~~ Mail format of course material is in a 8 1/2" x 11" booklet.

 

Description

This course is based on Chapter 15 Evaluation and Training of the Core from Orthopaedic Physical Therapy by Robert A. Donatelli and Michael J. Wooden (4th Edition). This course is for any therapist or therapy assistant who wants a thorough understanding of core evaluation techniques and evidence-based rehabilitation protocols. The authors provide in-depth discussion of observation tips, screening tests, sacroiliac joint and hip dysfunction tests, measurements of core stabilization, balance tests, and manual muscle tests. The course also discusses evaluation of maximum strength, power tests for athletes, and principles of evidence-based core stabilization training. The appendix to this course presents a trunk and hip core evaluation sheet that will be immediately useful in the clinic.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------***COURSE OBJECTIVES***After successfully completing this continuing education module, the learner should be able to: Understand the importance of core dysfunction to overall health and fitness Complete a thorough examination and evaluation of core conditions, including: o Observation o Gait evaluation o Screening tests o Special tests o Measurement of core stabilization o Balance tests o MMT and maximum strength testing o Power tests Understand the principles of evidence-based rehabilitation of the core Develop effective treatment and training protocols based on these principles

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With this option, your course materials and exam will be emailed directly to you. You may choose to print the exam and submit by fax or mail. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time. You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS SENT WITH YOUR EMAIL COURSE. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

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Course(s) are mailed within 2 business days by first class, priority mail USPS, or UPS (overnight delivery is also available). ALLOW 5-7 BUSINESS DAYS FOR DELIVERY. You may submit exam by mail or fax. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time. You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS ENCLOSED IN YOUR MAIL PACKET. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

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Course Reviews

Provided some pertinent information and served as a good reminder of the importance of rehabbing the core.
Elroy K., Aug. 8, 2018

Great course, will recommend to my colleagues.
scott p., Aug. 7, 2018

This course was informative. The only suggestion I can make is to enlarge the font of the chapter
Melissa B., Jul. 17, 2018

The material was thorough and easy to follow. I will be able to put it to work in the clinic immediately
Jill M., Oct. 21, 2017

very straight forward and informative.
Kelly R., Jul. 24, 2017

Loved the content of the course. Easy and to the point.
Parul C. PT Ontario Canada, Jun. 19, 2017

It was a great review and new information was learned.
Angelique L., Jul. 22, 2016

Thanks for a great way to finish off my CEUs. Informative & convenient!
Katherine T., AZ PT, Jun. 9, 2016

This is a very good informative course.. Great way to review and learn more about the Core anatomy and treatment of dysfunctional problem involving the area. It will help my treatment of patients and their out comes.
Thomas H., Jun. 1, 2016

Excellent course. Straight forward and simple enough for a PTA to also comprehend and apply in clinic.
shelby c., Jan. 29, 2016

I found this to be a good course for reviewing previous knowledge about the evaluation of treatment of patients with lower back, pelvic and lower extremity pain.
John S., Nov. 28, 2015

good course with immediate application in the clinic
Joan C., Nov. 28, 2015

Easy to understand and practical to implement.
Susan G, Jul. 27, 2015

Good information and testing ideas
sara c, Mar. 16, 2015

Great information! Will be of good use.
Ann Marie N, Feb. 28, 2015

Good course. I remembered some tests necessary in PT TX
Veronica C, Jan. 14, 2015

Excellent course material. Will need to buy the book.
Thomas D, Dec. 18, 2014

This was a good course and outlined most effective exercises for recruiting various core muscles
marlene c., Sep. 1, 2014

This was a good refresher on the importance of sufficient core activation in variable populations
AS, Feb. 27, 2014

I find the descriptions of therapy techniques to remedy patients with core issues valuable.
SA, Dec. 3, 2013

correlation between balance and core strengthening
MM, Dec. 3, 2013

 

 

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