Ultrasound for Occupational Therapists and Assistants (CHE 415)Approved for 15 hours from the Maryland Board of OT Examiners, this 2-day course will thoroughly cover all aspects of therapeutic ultrasound (US). It is specifically designed to provide practitioners with an introduction to the fundamentals of therapeutic ultrasound and its application within the context of occupational therapy. Discussions will include history, attention to physical properties, physiological effects, application, indications, contraindications and documentation to maximize reimbursement. Hands-on demonstrations and lab experiences are interspersed throughout the didactic materials to reinforce and enhance the clinical reasoning and problem solving. Options for application and integration of modalities into the occupational therapy treatment plan will be discussed at length. The combination of lecture, demonstration, reference materials and significant amounts of lab practice will prepare the participants to apply to learned information and skills immediately upon return to the clinical setting. Participants are cautioned to do so only within the scope of each practitioner’s own state licensure law. Because this is a lab course, each participant will be experiencing and applying treatment techniques. While it may not be necessary to actually deliver US, it is necessary to identify anatomical landmarks for protocols/applications so. Therefore, dress should be casual/comfortable. Layering sports bra/tank tops/T-shirts with long-sleeve sweat shirts will provide comfort and accessibility. Approved by the MD OT Board for 15 hours. Professionals only. For information, please call 301-784-5526.
9/14 &15, Friday & Saturday (2 sessions)
8:00AM – 5:00 PM
Instructor: Robert Maloney, DPT
Course Cost: $329.00