The Indiana Physical Therapy Committee accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy association. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.
The Iowa Bureau of Professional Licensure accepts Continuing Education hours obtained by completing online training courses related to the practice of physical therapy. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.
Disclaimer: It is the learner's responsibility to determine whether or not this course meets the specific renewal requirements established by your licensing board.
The Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses approved by the American Physical Therapy Association and its affiliate components. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity qualifies for 2.00 Category 2 hours.
This course has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.
Topic 1: Introduction and History
--Overview of Stroke
--Definition of Pusher Syndrome
--Research Findings – Seminal and Contemporary
--The Many Names of Pusher
Topic 2: Characteristics of
--Resistance to Posture Correction
--Abduction and Extension of Limbs
Topic 3: Balance Overview
--Base of support
--Center of Gravity
--Controlling the Center of Gravity
Topic 4: Evaluation
--Scale for Contraversive Pushing
--Modified Scale for Contraversive Pushing
--Burke Lateropulsion Scale
Topic 5: Treatment
--Step 1: Awareness
--Step 2: Active Correction
Mr. Oestmann holds advanced degrees in Physical Therapy and Health Services Administration. His clinical experience includes nine years of practice in a variety of settings, including out-patient, in-patient, neuro rehabilitation, long-term care, and work hardening. One of his areas of specialization is in spinal assessments and rehabilitation. In addition, Dr. Oestmann has written over 21 healthcare related textbooks for Charles C. Thomas Publisher and East-West Publishing. Dr. Oestmann currently continues his writing, teaching and consulting in healthcare. Disclosure: Eric Oestmann, PHD, MS, PT has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.