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Maryland Physical Therapy Assistant Continuing Education

Maryland Accepts OnlineCE.com Courses

 

Maryland Continuing Education Requirements:

PTA: 20 hrs biennially - Maryland Accepts 20 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses

 

Special Requirements: : For individuals renewing after June 1, 2015:

  • A minimum of 20 hours shall be accumulated in activities related to clinical skills; and

  • A minimum of 10 hours shall be accumulated in activities related to professional roles, which shall include one hour earned through the completion of the Jurisprudence Exercise.

 

Please click here for a listing of online continuing education courses specifically approved for Maryland Physical Therapy Assistants.

 

Please scroll down to view courses accepted and their approval code/langauge.  When logged in, as long as your licenses are entered on your account, each course is clearly identified as being approved or not approved.

 


State of Maryland Continuing Education Requirements

Maryland Continuing Education requirements posted on this page are based upon the most up to date information available. Maryland continuing education requirements are subject to change and therefore, Maryland PT/PTA licensee's are ultimately responsible for being up to date with the Maryland continuing education requirements.

 
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  • An Overview of CTS
    An Overview of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    1.0

    $18.00 USD

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    • Describe the the etiology, incidence and prevalence of CTS and list 5 risk factors
    • Identify the anatomy of the carpal tunnel and describe its contents
    • Outline, describe and differentiate 3 provocative maneuvers for diagnosing CTS
    • List and describe 3 conservative treatment interventions for CTS and the advantages of each technique
    • Describe and differentiate open vs. endoscopic CT release along with possible complications


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2024-04-06

    Breathing Essentials 201 - 207
    9.0

    $162.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Breathing Essentials 201 through Breathing Essentials 207

    Course Group includes all Breathing Essentials Courses numbered 201 through 207

    Debra Dent, BPT, Dip Manip PT, OCS, FCAMPT

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    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2023-01-10

    Cardiopulmonary 103 - 104

    Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology and Clinical Assessment of the Cardiopulmonary System


    4.0

    $72.00 USD

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    Cardiopulmonary 103:

    • Discuss how smoking impacts the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems
    • Describe how lung dysfunction leads to cardiac dysfunction
    • Describe how cardiac dysfunction leads to lung dysfunction
    • Differentiate obstructive from restrictive pulomary pathology and the manifestations of each
    • Name 5 factors that precipitate an asthma attack
    • List 3 risk factors of coronary artery disease
    • Describe the process of artherosclerosis
    • Discuss rheumatoid arthritis and its impact on specific organs

    Cardiopulmonary 104:

    • Identify anatomic structures and key topographic landmarks of the chest
    • Describe various chest wall configurations
    • Differentiate peripheral and central cyanosis
    • Differentiate normal bronchial breath sounds from abnormal bronchial breath sounds
    • Identify various components of a chest examination
    • List 2 causes of decreased breath sounds
    • List the steps involved to ausculatate lung sounds


    Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2024-12-02

    Concussion 101 - 110

    Concussion: Comprehensive Overview


    10.0

    $180.00 USD

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    • This course includes all of the educational objectives for the courses Concussion 101 through Concussion 110

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2022-06-10

    Core Stability 201

    Foundation Form and Function


    4.0

    $72.00 USD

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    Hour 1 and 2

    • Describe the components of the core and the function of the core.
    • Describe the function of the diaphragm as it relates to posture, muscular relationships and stability of the spine.
    • Describe the function and structure of the superficial muscle system of the body.
    • Describe two concepts of spinal stability. 

    Hour 3

    • Demonstrate how to determine the length of quadratus lumborum and erector spinae. 
    • Demonstrate how to evaluate Transversus abdominus function
    • Demonstrate how to facilitate the core and initiate a core training program

    Hour 4

    • List three pathologies related to less than optimal core function.
    • Describe three postural strategies that the patient may develop when the core is in dysfunction.
    • Describe how weakness of the abdominals can alter diaphragm contractions.
    • Explain how respiratory fatigue can alter core control.


    Debra Dent, BPT, Dip Manip PT, OCS, FCAMPT

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    Expires: 2023-01-10

    Foot Conditions 106 - 108
    Part I: Plantar Fasciitis, Midfoot Sprains and Strains, Fifth Metatarsal Fractures/Metatarsophalangeal Joint Sprain, Part II: Achilles Tendinopathy and Rupture, Part III: Ankle Sprains, Fractures and Chondral Injuries, Ankle Impingement, Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendonopathy

    15.0

    $270.00 USD

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    See the individual course objectives listed for Foot Conditions 106, Foot Conditions 107 and Foot Conditions 108

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2021-03-02

    IASTM 201 - 203

    Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilizations to the Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity and the Spine


    3.0

    $54.00 USD

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    Hour 1

    • List 3 factors which impact the mechanical properties of fascia
    • Recall 3 important functions of fascia
    • Cite 3 negative biological effects of fibrosis
    • Describe 3 proposed neurophysiological effects of IASTM
    • Itemize three biological effects of IASTM

    Hour 2

    • Cite 8 indications for using IASTM for upper/lower quarter musculoskeletal conditions
    • Provide 8 indications for using IASTM for upper/lower quarter musculoskeletal conditions
    • Enumerate 8 indications for using IASTM for upper/lower quarter musculoskeletal conditions
    • when using IASTM for musculoskeletal disorders.
    • List 2 features of IASTM tools and the effect that these features have on the treatment effect (tissue penetration)
    • Summarize 5 IASTM basic stroke techniques
    • Apply IASTM techniques for over 30 common upper quarter musculoskeletal conditions

    Hour 3

    • Outline 3 general purposes for using instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilizations (IASTM) for lower quarter musculoskeletal disorders.
    • Recall 3 clinical indications for using IASTM to the hip
    • State 3 clinical indications for providing IASTM to the lumbar spine
    • Present 3 clinical indications for using IASTM for knee-related musculoskeletal disorders
    • Itemize 3 clinical conditions of the lower leg and foot for which IASTM would be appropriate

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Expires: 2023-01-10

    Physical Diagnosis 166 - 169
    Differential Diagnosis in Physical Therapy

    4.0

    $72.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Physical Diagnosis 166 through Physical Diagnosis 169

    Course Group includes all Physical Diagnosis Courses numbered 166 through 169

    Debra Dent, BPT, Dip Manip PT, OCS, FCAMPT

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    Expires: 2023-01-10

    Shoulder Rehab 114
    Evaluation of the Adolescent Overhead Athlete

    1.0

    $18.00 USD

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    • Summarize the relationship between glenohumeral internal rotation deficit(GIRD), SLAP tears, posterior impingement, scapula dyskinesis and shoulder micro-instability
    • Effectively diagnose SLAP tears, posterior impingement, scapula dyskinesis and shoulder mico-instability using screening and clinical tests.
    • Cite common pitching pathomechanics and describe their association with specific elbow injuries.
    • Paraphrase the peel back model for SLAP tears
    • Relate proper pitching biomechanics with injury prevention strategies for the adolescent overhead athlete


    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Expires: 2021-02-01

    Shoulder Rehab 115 - 116

    Joint and Soft Tissue Mobilization Techniques for the Shoulder Scapula Complex, Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Non Surgical and Surgical SLAP Tears


    2.0

    $36.00 USD

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    Part I:

    • Describe and perform contemporary scapula mobilization techniques
    • Apply innovative soft tissue mobilization techniques for the patient with shoulder hypomobility
    • Gain deeper insight into the causes and treatment of scapula dyskinesia
    • Define and differentiate the anatomical relationship between the rotator cuff muscles and the glenohumeral joint capsule
    • Become acquainted with soft tissue mobilization techniques for sub deltoid bursitis

    Part:II:

    • Review functional anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder - scapula complex
    • Become famiiliar and understand current strategies for the evaluation of patients with scapular disorders
    • List and describe innovative  scapular mobilization techniques for the patient with scapular dyskinesia
    • Differentiate the relationship between scapular dyskinesia, soft tissue/muscle tightness, and shoulder pathology
    • Apply a sytematic scapular muscle training program / protocol for patients with scapular dyskinesia

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Expires: 2024-10-19

    Shoulder Rehab 120

    Superior Labral Pathology Involving the Long Head Biceps


    5.0

    $90.00 USD

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    • Recite the overall incidence of superior labral tears
    • Describe the pathophysiology of superior labral tears
    • Understand the clinical presentation of superior labral tears
    • Explain differential diagnosis for superior labral tears
    • Examine and describe surgical and non-surgical treatment options


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2021-02-01

    Therapeutic Modalities 101
    Physical Agents in Rehabilitation

    20.0

    $360.00 USD

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    This course includes content and educational objectives included in the following courses; TM 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208 and 210. Do not take these individual courses listed if you take the Therapeutic Modalities 101 course.


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

    Case Studies
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    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2022-06-10