Empowering Patients with Communication Skills

Physical Therapists Are In A Unique Position To Educate Their Patients To Think Critically Navigating the healthcare industry these days can be a daunting and overwhelming task for the average consumer. Understanding the details of one’s health insurance policy—premiums, deductibles, out-of-pocket maximums, and the like—is often challenging enough, and that’s before the patient even steps […]

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Online Physical Therapy Continuing Education Can Simplify A Time-Consuming Responsibility

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Physical therapists have numerous responsibilities to their patients, their practice, and the profession that help ensure they are consistently delivering the highest quality of care possible. One of the biggest responsibilities that nearly all physical therapists (PTs) and occupational therapists (OTs) must fulfill is taking continuing medical education (CME) courses to update their knowledge and […]

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Online Physical Therapy Con Ed? Answers to Your FAQs

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Online continuing medical education (CME), also known as online physical therapy con ed, is a relatively new and convenient platform that allows physical therapists (PTs) and occupational therapists (OTs) to fulfill their CME requirements on their schedule and from any location with an internet connection. Applied Continuing Education (ACE) is at the forefront of an […]

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Why Physical Therapists Need to be Aware of the Importance of Weight Management When Treating Patients

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Introduction: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one-third (36.5%) of U.S. adults are obese. This makes obesity one of the leading causes of preventable death in the country. As physical therapists, we are on the frontlines of helping people with a variety of health conditions. We are in a […]

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Physical Therapy Continuing Education Requirements

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Physical therapists in every state have physical therapy continuing education requirements. State boards define the continuing education requirements or CEUs (continuing education unit) requirements. A unit is often defined by a number of ours. For example one PT CEU might be equal to 10 or 20 hours of educations (called contact hours), over the course […]

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