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Doctor of Physical Therapy


Continuing Education

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The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at St. Ambrose University offers a number of continuing education opportunities in collaboration with the Quad City Consortium for Continuing Education, which includes Genesis Health System and UnityPoint Health.

Upcoming Events

Evidence-Based Practice Symposium
Please join the St. Ambrose Physical Therapy Department on Monday, April 13, 2015 from 6pm-8:45pm at the St. Ambrose University Rogalski Center Ballroom.  DPT students will be presenting their case reports and literature reviews.  There is no charge for this event, and a certificate of continuing education contact hours of 2.75 will be provided.  Registration will be available until April 10, click here to register.  
Symposium Abstracts available here.

Pharmacology in Rehabilitation
Please join the St. Ambrose Physical Therapy Department in welcoming Charles Ciccone, PT, PhD on June 11 & 12, 2015, professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York.  Dr. Ciccone served as an Editorial Board member and Editor for "Evidence and Practice and Reviews" for the journal Physical Therapy. He also serves as a member of the Editorial Advisory Group of PT Magazine.

He has extensive experience integrating pharmacology with physical rehabilitation, He has published articles on various aspects of the physiological response to drug therapy, and is the author of Pharmacology in Rehabilitation, now in it's 4th edition. He has made numerous presentations on theimpact of drug therapy on rehabilitation, and is currently involved in research to determine the clinical implications of prescription and over-the-counter drug use in patients receiving physical therapy.

This course may be taken for continuing education credit (13.5 contact hours) and is intended for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and other rehabilitation specialists.  Registration will be available until June 5, click here to register.