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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.

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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.  Nursing CEU's of 8.1 contact hours will be awarded for each day by the Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #59, IL Nursing may use IA certificate.  Registration will be available until June 5, click here to register.  Click here for course brochure.