Self-Paced Online Course
April 1 - December 31, 2021Register
Clinicians need to know a little bit about a lot of different topics. Today’s clinician should have a working knowledge of pain science, physical treatments and strategies to calm the nervous system. In this series of courses, clinicians are invited to do just that, allowing them to be better prepared and equipped to help those seeking care. Courses are awarded individual CEUs. Download course syllabi for more information.
The pain and opioid epidemic calls for an understanding how pain works, how opioids work, and safe alternatives for those suffering with pain. This course will cover the inadequacy and dangers of opioid medications to address pain; tolerance, dependence and opioid use disorder and therapeutic strategies to work within the pain and opioid epidemic. Download the syllabus.
This course examines the relationship between pain and emotion including depression, anxiety, anger and trauma. Laughter, gratitude, spirituality and a variety of other emotionally healthy activities, attitudes and behaviors are examined, as well as the neuroscience behind how these behaviors promote health. Download the syllabus.
This course delves into relaxation, mindfulness and meditation as a means to decrease anxiety and pain as a means to improve function. Learners gain knowledge about attitudinal factors of mindfulness, various types of mindfulness practices, as well as the physiological effects of these interventions on the nervous system. Download the syllabus.
Research suggests that manual therapy is effective for sub-groups of patients presenting with spinal pain. What exactly does manual therapy do? New emerging pain science shows various underlying mechanisms involved in manual therapy including mechanical, neurophysiological, psychological, immune and inflammatory processes, etc. This course will break down the current thoughts into the underlying mechanisms of manual therapy. Download the syllabus.
This course will take the learner into the world of Functional Dry Needling (FDN). It introduces the concepts such as the use of tissue tension, neural provocation, joint distraction or compression and functional loading with FDN to enhance outcomes. Download the syllabus.
This course is designed for you to be able to glean valuable information to enhance your treatment of patients with pelvic floor dysfunction. The topics in this course are designed to enhance and deepen your knowledge base as you care for patient types that may be a little less familiar to you. Download the syllabus.