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Oklahoma Physical Therapy Assistant Continuing Education

Oklahoma Accepts OnlineCE.com Courses

 

Oklahoma Continuing Education Requirements:

PTA: 30 hrs biennially - Oklahoma Accepts 30 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses

Special Requirements:

Requires 3 hrs of ethics that includes the APTA Guide for Professional Conduct and APTA Code of Ethics

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State of Oklahoma Continuing Education Requirements

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

 

Continuing education courses offered on OnlineCE.com provide Online CEU for Oklahoma Physical Therapists (PT) and Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma Physical Therapy and Physical Therapy Assistant registered users at www.OnlineCE.com

 
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  • Breathing Essentials 201

    Mechanics of the Region: Biomechanics of the Cervical, Thoracic/Thorax and Shoulder Girdle


    1.0

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    • Describe the biomechanics of rotation of a thoracic ring at the levels T1-T7.
    • Describe the biomechanics of the Cervical spine, Thoracic spine, ribs, clavicle and manubrium with elevation of the right or left shoulder.
    • Describe the biomechanics of flexion and extension at the Costotransverse joint at T9.
    • Describe the differences in motion of the mobile segments between T3 -T7 with side flexion occurring first in the Thoracic spine.


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

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    202113524
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Breathing Essentials 202

    Function of Respiration


    2.0

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    • Describe the physiology of breathing and how altered pH can affect the body.
    • Describe two functions of the diaphragm.
    • Identify limited chest expansion and Bradcliff angles and ski jumps
    • Identify limited lateral costal breathing and how to facilitate normal lateral costal breathing


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

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    202113525
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Breathing Essentials 203

    Altered Breathing Patterns and Their Consequences


    2.0

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    • Describe how altered breathing patterns can alter pH and how this can affect the body.
    • Describe the autonomic nervous system and function.
    • Name three physiological consequences of respiratory alkalosis.
    • Describe suboptimal breathing patterns and their effect on the cervical spine and chronic pain.


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

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    202113526
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Breathing Essentials 204

    Sleep Apnea


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    • Name and describe the different types of sleep apnea.
    • Describe the three levels of Apnea-hypopnea index AHI.
    • List five symptoms of sleep apnea.
    • List two treatments for sleep apnea.


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

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    202113527
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Breathing Essentials 205

    Athletic Performance


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    • Describe the physiological response of aerobic exercise on the respiratory system.
    • Describe the effect of running on the viscera and the diaphragm.
    • Describe the response to inspiratory muscle fatigue on the body.
    • List one device than may increase endurance of the respiratory muscles.


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

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    202113528
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Breathing Essentials 206

    Diaphragm in Critical Care


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    • Describe the anatomical structure of the diaphragm including innervation and blood supply.
    • List four causes that may damage the innervation to the diaphragm and effect normal function.
    • Describe the factors involved in Intensive Care Unit Acquired Weakness.
    • Be able to describe the pros and cons of early mobilization in the ICU.


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

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    202113529
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    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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    202113519
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    Geriatric Rehab 115
    Falls, Footwear, and Podiatric Interventions in Older Adults

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    • Describe the association between footwear and falls and list 5 suboptimal design features which contributes to falls
    • List 5 common changes that occur in the foot with age and why ill-fitting shoes are a precursor to falls
    • List and describe 5 common risk factors for falls in individuals with diabetes mellitus, rheumatoid arthritis and Parkinson’s disease
    • Describe future new directions and novel footwear devices that are being used to provide substitute sensory cues at the feet to help improve balance and gait
    • Describe how footwear, insoles, and orthoses are gaining popularity as an integral component of falls prevention strategies


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    202113531
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    Geriatric Rehab 116
    Balance Problems and Fall Risks in the Elderly

    1.0

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    • Discuss the demographics and scope of problem of falls
    • Outline and describe 6 key conditions that should be included in a patient assessment when considering fall risk
    • List 4 risk factors, including neurologic, cardiovascular and musculoskeletal disorders, that are associated with gait and balance disorders
    • Describe the 8 components that are key factors in the physical examination when evaluating an older adult for risk of falling
    • Outline and describe pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies for the prevention and management of falls


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    202113532
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    Geriatrics 237 - 240
    4.0

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Geriatrics 237 through Geriatrics 240

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    202113540
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Hand Therapy 129 - 130
    Common Conditions of the Elbow

    3.0

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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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    202113537
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    Hand Therapy 131
    Understanding Dupuytren's Disease: Treatment Options and More

    3.0

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    • Discuss the history DD and how this condition got its name
    • List 5 common risk factors for developing DD
    • Describe the epidemiology of DD
    • Describe 2 common signs and symptoms of DD including which digits are most commonly involved and which digits are generally spared
    • Examine and describe the normal anatomy and the significance of the palmar aponeurosis
    • Describe the pathogenesis of DD including defining and differentiating between the 3 stage of the disease: proliferative, involutional, residual
    • Outline common steps involved in making a diagnosis of DD
    • List and describe 3 conservative treatment interventions including the advantages of each
    • Describe the role of hand therapy in the treatment of DD
    • List 5 possible complications following surgery


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    202113538
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    Hand Therapy 132
    Clinical Examination of the Wrist

    2.0

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    • Identify 3 key components to a through wrist examination
    • List the 3 dorsal zones of the wrist and describe 3 important anatomic structures located within each zone
    • List the 2 volar zones of the wrist and describe 3 important anatomic structures located within each zone
    • Name the 6 extensor compartments of the wrist and list the tendons located within each compartment
    • Describe 3 clinical syndromes that effect the extensor tendons
    • List and describe 3 clinical syndromes that effect each dorsal zone of the wrist
    • List and describe 3 clinical syndromes that effect each volar zone of the wrist
    • Describe 1 test used to assess scaphoid instability
    • Explain the significance of the Allen’s test
    • List and describe 2 tests used to identify Median Nerve compression
    (This course has the same content as Hand Therapy 115 only the delivery format is different. Do not take this course if you have already taken Hand Therapy 115)


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    202113539
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    IASTM 201 - 203

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


    3.0

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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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    202113547
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    Neurology UE 119
    Depression and Anxiety in Parkinson's Disease

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    • List the 2 most common psychiatric comorbidities in Parkinson's Disease
    • Outline and describe 4 types of depressive disorders seen in Parkinson's Disease
    • List 4 risk factors for depression and 4 risk factors for anxiety
    • Outline and describe 5 nonpharmacologic therapy interventions for the treatment of Parkinson's Disease


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    202113553
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Neurology UE 120
    Does this Person have Parkinson's Disease or Essential Tremor?

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    • List and examine 5 features that distinguish Parkinson tremor from essential tremor
    • Describe the hallmark sign that distinguishes Parkinson tremor from other types of tremor
    • State the purpose of a datscan
    • List and describe 2 treatment interventions for Parkinson and essential tremor
    • Define and differentiate 3 other common types of tremor in the elderly


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    202113552
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    Neurology UE 121
    Management of Early Parkinson Disease

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    • Describe 3 key features of early Parkinson's disease
    • List 2 pharmacologic interventions used for early Parkinson's disease
    • Identify the gold standard for treating Parkinsons
    • Describe how deep brain stimulation is used and surgical treatment for Parkinsons
    • List 5 therapeutic exercise interventions for patients with Parkinson's disease


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    202113551
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Ortho 118
    Bone Healing - Everything You Need to Know

    2.0

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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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    202113522
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    Pain 110
    Orthopedic Management of Pain and Pain Syndromes

    2.0

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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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    202113535
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    Pharmacology 208
    Concepts of Orthopedic Pharmacology

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    • Describe pharmacokinetic concepts, including absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion half-life, and duration of action, and their relationship and significance to therapy
    • Describe pharmacodynamic concepts, including the dose-response relationship, therapeutic window, adverse drug reactions, toxicity, tolerance, withdrawal, and addiction
    • List 3 general principles of safe medication use and the role of the therapist in optimizing patient safety
    • List 3 general principles of treatment and prevention of orthopedic infection, including why such infections are difficult to treat and the importance of antibiotic compliance
    • List the analgesics best suited for different types of pain
    • Describe how opioids work differently from anti-inflammatory analgesics in the treatment of pain
    • List 3 common side effects and precautions associated with opioids, acetaminophen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors, and corticosteroids
    • List 3 risks of acetaminophen overdoses during pain management
    • Recognize the boundaries of your professional scope of practice and identify what a therapist can tell a patient about their medication

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    202113536
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    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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    202113518
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    Physical Diagnosis 175
    Definitive Guide of Stability Testing the Cranio-Cervical Region

    3.0

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    • Compare the difference between angular and linear motion.
    • List the limiting factors necessary for stability in respect to linear motion.
    • List and describe the function of the limiting structures of the atlantooccipital joint and the atlantoaxial joint.
    • Describe the path of the vertebral artery from the subclavian artery to the basilar artery
    • List the three types of Atlantooccipital fractures.
    • Describe five diseases that may compromise the stability of the cervical region and how.
    • List and elaborate on the immune specific diseases that can affect the atlantoaxial joint.
    • Summarize the normal growth of the cervical spine and craniovertebral region in children.
    • Outline the details of IFOMPT Framework for Red Flags.
    • Demonstrate three stability tests of the cervical region and interpret the results.
    • Demonstrate a neurological scan to clear spinal cord and neurological dysfunction in the cervical spine.
    • Apply a vigorous mandatory scan for all patients to rule out serious pathology of the cervical spine and the neurological system and be able to interpret the results.

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

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    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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    202113517
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