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Nevada Physical Therapy Assistant Continuing Education

Nevada Accepts OnlineCE.com Courses

 

Nevada Continuing Education Requirements:

PTA: 15 hrs annually - Nevada Accepts 15 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses. Due by July 31 annually

No more than 8 hours in nonclinical courses.

 

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State of Nevada Continuing Education Requirements

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

 

Continuing education courses offered on OnlineCE.com provide Online CEU for Nevada Physical Therapists (PT) and Nevada Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA). The online courses enhance the knowledge bases of PT/PTA to enhance clinical therapy practice. Free 1 hour online home study CE credit course for new Nevada Physical Therapy and Physical Therapy Assistant registered users at www.OnlineCE.com

 
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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

    AudioVisual Course

    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2023-07-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2023-07-31

    Edema 101
    Edema: An Overview

    1.0

    $18.00 USD

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    • Define edema 
    • List 3 key features of different types of edema 
    • Differentiate between different types of edema 
    • Examine and explain how to identify different types of edema 
    • Describe three treatment approaches for various types of edema


    Kristyn Fletcher, PT, DPT, CLT

    AudioVisual Course

    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2023-07-31

    Ethics for Professionals 103-105

    The Analysis of Ethical Problems in Professional Life, Ethics of Confidential Information, Informed Consent


    4.0

    $72.00 USD

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    The Analysis of Ethical Problems in Professional life

    • Identify six steps in the analysis of ethical problems encountered in everyday professional life and how each plays a part in arriving at a caring response.
    • Describe the central role of narrative and virtue theories in gathering relevant information for a caring response.
    • List four areas of inquiry that will be useful when gathering relevant information to make sure you have the story straight.
    • Describe the role of conduct-related ethical theories and approaches in arriving at a caring response.
    • Describe why imagination is an essential aspect of seeking out the practical alternatives in an ethically challenging situation.
    • Discuss how courage assists you in a caring response.
    • Identify two benefits of taking time to reflect on and evaluate the action afterward.
    • Become familiar with AOTA and APTA Code of Ethics
    • Become familiar with the Guide to Professional Conduct for PT's

    Ethics of Confidential Information

    • Define the terms confidential information and confidentiality.
    • Identify the relationship of a patient's legal right to privacy with his reasonable expectations regarding confidential information.
    • Describe how the telling and keeping of secrets is relevant to understanding the importance of confidentiality.
    • Discuss the ethical norms involved in keeping and breaking professional confidences.
    • Name five general legal exceptions to the professional standard of practice that confidences should not be broken.
    • Consider practical options that a professional can take when faced with the possibility of breaking a confidence.
    • Discuss some important aspects of documentation that affect confidentiality.
    • Compare ethical issues of confidentiality traditionally conceived with those that have arisen because of computerized medical records and patient care information systems.
    • Describe the key ethical strengths and challenges of the recent U.S. federal regulations related to privacy considerations (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996).
    • Become familiar with AOTA and APTA Code of Ethics
    • Review and become familiar with the TX PT Rules
    • Read case scenarios illustrating ethical decision making

    Informed Consent

    • Describe three basic legal concepts that led to the doctrine of informed consent.
    • Describe three approaches to determining the disclosure standard for judging that a patient or client has been informed.
    • Discuss three major aspects of the process of obtaining informed consent.
    • Distinguish "general consent" from "special consent" documents.
    • Differentiate between the never-competent and once-competent patient or client and the challenges posed by each in regard to informed consent.
    • Compare informed consent as it is used in health care practice and in human studies research.
    • Describe some considerations one must always take into account to be sure one is being culturally competent and honoring cultural difference when informed consent is the standard.

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

    Downloadable Course in PDF
    Text

    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2023-07-31

    Hand Therapy 129 - 130
    Common Conditions of the Elbow

    3.0

    $54.00 USD

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    Hour 1 - 2

    • Understand, identify and describe the significance of the lateral epicondyle and the common extensor tendon
    • Explain 3 causative factors that may lead to developing LE
    • Identify the main movements or activities that put someone at risk for LE
    • Describe the pathophysiology involved in LE
    • Describe 5 conservative treatment interventions for LE
    • Outline and describe post-operative rehab protocols following surgery and list 3 possible complications
    • Discuss what prolotherapy is, what it does, how it works and what the research says
    • State 2 indications for surgical intervention
    • Outline the basic principles of surgery and list 3 operative techniques
    • Discuss research findings and the efficacy of elbow surgery and the efficacy of treatment techniques

    Hour 3

    • Describe the 3 joints that make up the elbow and explain static and dynamic forces that stabilize the elbow
    • Define the boundaries of the cubital tunnel and explain the route of the ulnar nerve as it travels around the elbow
    • List and describe the phases involved in throwing and how this activity places stress on the medial aspect of the elbow
    • List and describe 5 conditions that produce medial-sided elbow pain including presenting signs and symptoms and how each condition is diagnosed
    • Consider differential diagnosis and list 2 conditions that result in anterior, posterior and lateral elbow pain


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

    Case Studies

    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2023-07-31

    Lymphedema 103
    Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction: Considerations for Therapists

    1.0

    $18.00 USD

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    • Summarize the relationship between breast cancer and mastectomy
    • Recall 3 types of post-mastectomy breast reconstruction surgeries
    • Explain 2 benefits of post-mastectomy breast reconstruction surgery
    • Discuss 2 risks of post-mastectomy breast reconstruction surgery
    • Generalize how therapy can benefit patient's post-mastectomy breast reconstruction


    Kristyn Fletcher, PT, DPT, CLT

    AudioVisual Course

    Approved by the Board
    Expires: 2023-07-31

    Neurology UE 122
    Peripheral Nerve Injuries of the Upper Extremity

    2.0

    $36.00 USD

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    • Explain classification of nerve injuries of the UE
    • Describe 3 motor and 3 sensory symptoms of PNI of the UE
    • Describe 3 diagnostic criteria for PNI of the UE
    • List 5 differential diagnosis for PNI of the UE
    • List 5 rehab goals for PNI of the UE
    • Briefly outline conservative treatment involved with different types of PNI of the UE


    Riddhi Patel, PT

    AudioVisual Course

    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2023-12-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2023-07-31

    Shoulder Rehab 121
    Biceps Tendinopathy: Biceps Tendinitis

    1.0

    $18.00 USD

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    • Define biceps tendinopathy and list 3 presenting characteristics of the condition
    • Examine and differentiate normal anatomy vs. pathology of the biceps
    • Describe 3 symptoms of biceps tendinitis
    • Discuss differential diagnosis for biceps tendinitis
    • Outline and describe 2 examination techniques for diagnosing biceps tendinitis
    • Examine and describe 3 therapeutic interventions in the treatment of biceps tendinitis

    Riddhi Patel, PT

    AudioVisual Course

    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2023-07-31

    Yoga and Rehab 101
    Yoga and Rehabilitation

    2.0

    $36.00 USD

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    • Briefly outline the 8 limbs of Ashtanga Yoga 
    • Enumerate classification of asanas 
    • List 5 benefits of asanas or yogic postures 
    • Understand the application of asanas with therapy 
    • List 5 Asanas for low back pain 
    • List 3 Asanas for hip stretches 
    • Name 5 poses/ asanas for upper extremity strengthening 
    • Recite contraindications for all poses


    Riddhi Patel, PT

    AudioVisual Course

    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2023-12-31