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Nevada Physical Therapist Continuing Education

Nevada Accepts OnlineCE.com Courses

 

Nevada Continuing Education Requirements:

PT: 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.

 

Please click here for a listing of online continuing education courses specifically approved for Nevada Physical Therapists.

 

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.

 

Continuing Education Requirements for Certified Hand Therapists:  

The Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC) is the governing body that is responsible for credentialing certified hand therapists (CHT). In order to maintain the CHT credential, a CHT must accumulate a minimum of 80 contact hours of professional development activities during their five-year accrual period. Professional development hours may be earned in seven different categories. OnlineCE.com offers courses in 3 Categories: A, B and C.

Category A - Formal Courses in Upper Extremity Therapy, 3 hours or more in length. All 80 hours can be earned in this category. HTCC Accepts OnlineCE courses.

Category B - Informal Courses in Upper Extremity Therapy, less than 3 hours in length. Maximum accepted: 30 hours per 5-year accrual cycle. HTCC Accepts OnlineCE courses.

Category C - Formal Courses with General Clinical OT or PT content. Maximum accepted: 20 hours per 5-year accrual cycle. HTCC Accepts OnlineCE courses.

 


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 APTA approved 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

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    Expires: 2021-07-31

    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

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    Differential Diagnosis 101 - 105
    Differential Diagnosis for Clinicians

    11.0

    $198.00 USD

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    This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Differential Diagnosis 101 through Differential Diagnosis 105

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    Expires: 2021-07-31

    Ethics for Professionals 104

    Ethics of Confidential Information


    2.0

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    • 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


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Expires: 2021-07-31

    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

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    Expires: 2021-07-31

    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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    Ortho 118
    Bone Healing - Everything You Need to Know

    2.0

    $36.00 USD

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    • Identify and describe the phases of bone healing
    • List and describe 3 objectives that serve as the foundation of fracture management and bone healing
    • Define and differentiate osteoblasts, osteoclasts, and osteocytes
    • Define and discuss Wolff’s law
    • Discuss 3 principles of stress deprivation, immobilization, and normal physiologic stress as they apply to fracture healing
    • Identify 3 complications of bone healing
    • Outline and describe 6 areas of descriptive organization of classifying fractures
    • Describe pathologic fractures and list 4 types
    • Discuss 2 ways how osteoporosis affects fractures
    • List 2 common methods of fracture fixation, fixation devices, and fracture classifications


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    Pain 110
    Orthopedic Management of Pain and Pain Syndromes

    2.0

    $36.00 USD

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    • Describe 3 ways how pain can be a burden to the patient and society
    • Describe 2 key components of the biopsychosocial model for treating pain
    • Describe how pain is a multisystem output
    • Describe the neuromatrix and how it relates to a person’s neural signature
    • List 3 medical terms that can influence a patient’s level of fear and anxiety
    • Describe 3 body systems that can be influenced by a persistent state of pain
    • Outline the 12 treatment principles in the context of therapeutic neuroscience education for patients with persistent pain


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    Expires: 2021-07-31