Rehabilitation Education

Continuing Education

As a service to the medical community, Children's offers a wide variety of continuing education opportunites.

Contact Michelle Moore for questions on continuing education courses for therapists.

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June2015
  • Pediatrics:  Seating & Mobility Considerations in the 0-16 Population
    June 4
    Instructor: Sharon Southerland Pratt, P.T.
    Location: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, Mini Auditorium
    Target Audience: Occupational & physical therapists, suppliers (ATPs, RTSs), and reimbursement personnel
    Sponsor: Ottobock
    Contact: academy.ottobockus.com

    Emergency Medical Responder Course: Sidelines Care
    June 26-28
    Instructor: Matthew Owens, P.T., D.P.T., S.C.S., A.T.C., C.S.C.S.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 4
    Target Audience: Physical therapists seeking a Specialist Certification in Sports (SCS) or requiring certification for on-field coverage of sporting events
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org 
    Register now.
    View flier.
    Please note: The 3-day class is at max capacity. The test-only option is still open for those wanting to renew their certification.

August2015
  • Ethics for Physical and Occupational Therapists
    Aug. 15 (8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.)                
    Instructor: Donald J. Walsh, P.T., D.P.T., M.S., O.C.S., P.T.
    Location: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, Main Auditorium
    Target Audience: Physical and occupational therapists
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org
    Register now.
    View flier.

    If You Can’t Breathe, You Can’t Function
    Aug. 28-30
    Instructor: Mary Massery, P.T., D.P.T., D.Sc.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle
    Target Audience: Physical, speech and occupational therapists
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org
    Register now.
    View brochure.

    Becoming a Movement Specialist: How to Be Effective With Therapeutic Exercise Prescription for the UE, LE and Spine
    Aug. 29 (9 a.m. to noon)
    Instructors: Kari Hammond, P.T., D.P.T., S.C.S., Colleen Crosby, P.T., D.P.T. and Anna Gleyzer, P.T., D.P.T.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 4
    Target Audience: Recent physical therapy (and PTA) graduates (<5 years experience) with an interest in ortho/sports populations
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org
    Register now.
    View flier.                   

September2015
  • Developmental Care Conference: Touch a Life, Impact a Lifetime
    Neuroprotection in the NICU
    Sept. 16
    Instructors: Various medical professionals
    Location: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, Main Auditorium
    Target Audience: Nurses and therapists
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org
    Register now.
    View flier.

    Dry Needling Foundations 1 (DN-1)
    Sept. 25-27
    Instructor: Dr. Michelle Layton, P.T., D.P.T., O.C.S., M.T.C., F.A.A.O.M.P.T.
    Location: Children’s at Webb Bridge, Sports Medicine
    Target Audience: Licenced medical practioners who are allowed to use dry needling in their practice and jurisdiction (see brochure for details)
    Sponsor: Myopain Seminars
    Contact: myopainseminars.com

October2015
  • Linking Neuroscience to Clinical Practice For Children With Complex Issues
    Oct. 2-3
    Instructor: Martha Burns, Ph.D.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle
    Target Audience: Speech and occupational therapists
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org
    Register now.
    View brochure.

    Pediatric Orthopaedic/Sports Medicine Seminar
    Oct. 10
    Instructor: Various medical professionals
    Location: The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North
    Target Audience: Pediatricians, primary care providers, physical therapists and athletic trainers
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org
    Register now.
    View brochure.

    Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation:  Functional Treatment and Expectations
    Oct. 28 (4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.)
    Instructors: Allison Clark, P.T., C.B.I.S., Rebecca Day Lewis, O.T.R./L., C.D.R.S., Kelly F. Moore, P.T., D.P.T., John M. Tilley, O.T.R./L., C.D.R.S., C.P.A.M., S.I.P.T.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 5
    Target Audience: Physical and occupational therapists
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org

November2015
  • What’s New in Pediatrics: Best Practices in Treatment of the Child With CP and Other Neurologic Disorders
    Nov. 20-21
    Instructor: Ginny Paleg, D.Sc.P.T., M.S., P.T.
    Location: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, Mini Auditorium
    Target Audience: Physical, occupational and speech therapists
    Sponsor: Education Resources, Inc.
    Contact: educationresourcesinc.com

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