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
Intermediate Therapeutic Touch:
January 22-23, 2016
Presenters: Marilyn Johnston-Svoboda, RN, EdD, QTTT and Donna Pilkington, RN, CRRN, MSML, QTTP
Preparing for the CRRN Exam:
This course is designed for the nurse preparing for the Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse examination or nurses new to the field of rehabilitation nursing.
“When Can I Drive?”
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?”
Gearing up to Become a Driver Rehabilitation Specialist
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.
Building Better Balance
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.
Diabetes Update and Overview:
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.
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.
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