Review Lymphedema, Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), & Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) for the NPTE exam. By the end of this session you will be able to: 1) Identify the anatomy of the Lymphatic system & its function. 2) Recognize the indications and contraindications for Lymphedema treatment. 3) Understand the steps of MLD and CDT treatment.
Instructor: Amy Powell-Versteeg, PTA
Amy is an instructor at The University of Utah department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, and a Scorebuilders instructor. She is certified in Manual Lymph Drainage and Complete Decongestive Therapy.
Review the must-know orthotics content for the NPTE exam. By the end of this session you will be able to: 1) focus on the MOST important areas of orthotics for your NPTE study plan, 2) discriminate between different orthotic devices and their uses, 3) discuss contraindications, precautions, and red-flags regarding orthotic care, 4) prioritize areas of importance as it relates to orthotics and the NPTE. Practice questions and answering strategies will be presented throughout the course.
Instructor: Daniel J. Lee, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, COMT
Daniel is a faculty member in the Physical Therapy program at Touro College in Bayshore, NY and a Scorebuilders instructor. He has written numerous scientific manuscripts on limb loss rehabilitation and presents nationally on the topic.
What order do we don/doff PPE? What PPE do I even use? How does infection spread? Where do I document that? Is that legal? If you hesitate on answering any of these, then this session is for you. This session will review safety, protection, and professional responsibility. We will explore topics like infection control, accessibility, documentation, delegation and supervision, and areas related to patient education.
Instructor: Jamie Dehan, PT, PhD, DPT, MS
Jamie is an instructor for Scorebuilders, with 14 years of clinical experience and 10 years as a physical therapy educator.