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Professional Learning Institute

Each of the classes below are linked to a page which includes more information about the course and class registration. Watch for more information or call 630-909-6923.

 

Winter / Spring 2016 Courses

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MARCH

Preparing for the CRRN Exam:
You Can Do It!
March 2-4, 2016


Presenters: This course will be taught by a multi-disciplinary team of presenters.

This course is designed for the nurse preparing for the Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse examination or nurses new to the field of rehabilitation nursing.

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“When Can I Drive?”
How to Answer the Question Some Fear
March 9, 2016


Presenters: Pam Bartle OTR/L, CDRS, CDI; Anne Hegberg MS, OTR/L, CDRS, CDI; Brandon Lesch MS, OTR/L, CDI; Nicole Thonn MS, OTR/L, CDRS, CDI

This course will address the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to community mobility across the lifespan. In addition, participants will learn when to refer clients for driver rehabilitation, resources for finding alternative transportation options and will be empowered to appropriately answer the question, “When can I drive?”

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Gearing up to Become a Driver Rehabilitation Specialist
March 10-11, 2016


Presenters: Pam Bartle OTR/L, CDRS, CDI; Anne Hegberg MS, OTR/L, CDRS, CDI; Brandon Lesch MS, OTR/L, CDI; Nicole Thonn MS, OTR/L, CDRS, CDI

This course expands on information learned in the prerequisite course, “When Can I Drive” - How to Answer the Question Some Fear, and is intended for occupational therapists with an interest in driver rehabilitation.  Participants will actively participate in behind the wheel experiences in both adapted cars and vans. This course will cover behind the wheel evaluation and training for clients with a variety of diagnoses, specific approaches for preparing an individual with disability for driving, and methods of safely accessing alternative transportation.

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APRIL

Building Better Balance
April 2-3, 2016


Presenter: Brian Owens, PT, DPT, CIMT 

This is a Great Lakes Seminar. To learn more and to register for this course, please visit the Chicago location at: http://www.glseminars.com/courses/building-better-balance.html.

 

MAY

Diabetes Update and Overview:
A Touch of Sugar
May 10, 2016


Barb Bancroft RN, MSN, PNP
Presenter:
Barb Bancroft RN, MSN, PNP

Everything you have always wanted to know about Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and the current thinking on the pathophysiology of both. The clinical manifestations will be correlated with the pathophysiology, as will the various classes of drugs used to treat the underlying insulin deficiency and/or insulin resistance. The microvascular and macrovascular complications of the disease involving all body systems will be discussed. Lab tests will be described – when to do them and how to interpret the results, and therapeutic lifestyle changes will be emphasized for both the prevention and the treatment of the disease.

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Leadership 101:
Personal Leadership Development:
The Catalyst for Leading Within
May 21-22, 2016


This is a seminar provided in collaboration with the Section on Health Policy & Administration of the American Physical Therapy Association. To learn more and to register for this course and certificate program, please visit the website at http://www.aptahpa.org/events/event_list.asp. Course registration will open in March, 2016.

The second course in this certificate program, Leadership 201: Advanced Leadership Development: the Catalyst for Leading Others, will be offered at Marianjoy on October 15-16, 2016.


The Health Policy and Administration (HPA) Section offers a certificate program that focuses on expanding professionals’ leadership potential by developing their leadership behaviors while exploring personal leadership style. In addition to 2-2 day workshops focused on reflective learning, there are 2 opportunities to apply the learning to the real world while being supported by a mentor. HPA awards the leadership certificate through the Institute for Leadership in Physical Therapy’s LAMP (Leadership, Administration, Management, and Professionalism) Program.

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26W171 Roosevelt Road
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A tuition refund less $50.00 administrative fee is available if your cancellation request is received in writing within 7 days prior to the program date. No refunds will be granted after that date. In the unlikely event that Marianjoy must cancel an educational event for any reason, you will receive a full refund of your paid tuition. Marianjoy does not assume responsibility for any other expenses incurred by the registrant.