CEU Seminars for PTs

Wellspring Physical Therapy Seminars, Continuing Education Courses for Physical Therapists: Please contact us if you are interested in having a private course or courses come to your organization. I can tailor courses to your specific group needs.

Phone: 435-657-0123       Email: kjclark@wellspringptut.com

Individual Courses and Long-Term 10-Part Continuing Education Series

Examination, Differential Diagnosis & Treatment of the Vertebral Column & Extremities

Australian-Maitland Approaches to Orthopaedic Manual & Manipulative Physical Therapy

Time Tested, Evidence Based

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Courses Offered:

Overview-Lower Quarter Differential Diagnosis: Lumbar, Lower Thoracic Spine and Peripheral Joint Treatment

Lumbar, Lower Thoracic Spine, Dural Mobilization

SIJ, Hip, Lumbar, Nerve Glides

Knee, Lumbar, Nerve Glides

Ankle-Foot, Lumbar, Nerve Glides

Overview-Upper Quarter Differential Diagnosis: Cervical, Upper Thoracic Spine and Peripheral Joint Treatment

Cervical, Upper  Thoracic Spine, Dural Mobilization

Shoulder, Cervical, Nerve Glides

Elbow-Wrist-Hand, Cervical, Nerve Glides

Upper Cervical, Cervicogenic Headaches, Dural Mobilization, TMJ

Course participants must be licensed PTs.  Licensure will be verified prior to acceptance into the courses.

Invest in your career. Gain high-level knowledge and expertise developing the treatment techniques to more extensively integrate manual therapy skills into your practice.

Ten months of training. Open solely to licensed physical therapists, the 10 workshops will enhance clinical assessment ability, manual PT treatment technique repertoire and handling skills.

Long-term continuing education, although less extensive than residency/fellowship training, provides a format for assimilating knowledge. Mobilization techniques of all grades will be included in this series.

Learn new techniques. Practice them, then, with constructive feedback and repetition, refine them. You’ll gain improved handling skills and mobilization techniques. You’ll develop differential diagnostic skills and enhance critical thinking in all aspects of patient management.

Apply your skills. The skills you learn can be applied to patient populations in many settings, including home health, geriatrics, pediatrics and neurological rehabilitation.

Research to support these evidence-based treatment approaches will be referenced.

Course Format

The course will be held in 10 segments and taught in a lecture, laboratory and case study format. Class size will be small to allow individual feedback from the instructor. This individual instruction will help you develop your manual PT handling skills and mobilization techniques. For those who cannot attend the entire series, the course is organized to take a weekend or group of weekends or to spread out the series over two years, if space is available.

Course Descriptions & Objectives

You will learn subjective and objective examination and clinical reasoning – when to use the appropriate tests, how to interpret the examination results and treatment responses to differentiate and treat spinal, peripheral and neuromeningeal components of a condition and how to progress treatment for optimal recovery.

Credit Hours

The Utah Physical Therapy Association has approved these courses individually and as a series for 9 CEUs per 1 day class, 90 CEUs for the series and 12 CEUs for the Friday 6-9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
The Wyoming State Board of Physical Therapy has approved seven hours per day, 70 hours for the series.

About the Instructor

Krista J. Clark, PT, FAAOMPT

After attending the University of Utah, Krista Clark received her physical therapy degree at University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School in 1984. She completed the Kaiser Hayward Physical Therapy Residency/Fellowship Program in Advanced Orthopedic Manual Therapy in 1989. She served on the executive board of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT), 2001-04.

In 1991, she began teaching continuing education courses in orthopedic manual PT for physical therapists in the San Francisco Bay area. In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, she continued to teach and was co-founder of Synergistic Health Center, a multi-disciplinary integrative health center working with mind-body-spirit. She has presented at national and state physical therapist conferences, focusing on natural alternatives to long-term non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use and basic anti-inflammatory diet recommendations. Her private practice, Wellspring Physical Therapy, is in Midway, Utah. She volunteers at the People’s Health Clinic in Park City, where she established PT services.

Krista J. Clark, PT, FAAOMPT

Wellspring Physical Therapy

210 East Main Street Suite 111

Midway, UT 84049

Phone: 435-657-0123

Fax: 435-657-0330

Email: kjclark@wellspringptut.com

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