PHOENIX, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS), a leading graduate institution that emphasizes rehabilitative and health science education through innovative classroom and distance education, has teamed up with EXOS Phoenix to offer a continuing professional education seminar, E1 - Upper Extremity Evaluation & Manipulation, at EXOS Phoenix on Saturday, June 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 26 from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. For more information and to register for this seminar visit cpe.usa.edu or call 800.241.1027.
This two-day, face-to-face seminar provides 1.5 continuing education units (CEUs) for physical therapists and occupational therapists. The course emphasizes the interpretation of basic science knowledge and the development of basic clinical skills, which are needed to complete a differential evaluation of the upper extremity dysfunction, then proceeds to treatment. General principles of functional anatomy, tissue and joint biomechanics, pathology and treatment are presented. The clinical content of the seminar includes physical examination, with special emphasis on performance of joint mobility and assessment of end-feel. Non-thrust manipulations are instructed and supportive treatments are discussed.
This seminar is taught by Cathy Busby, PT, MSPT, MAT, OCS, MTC, FAAOMPT, a physical therapist at Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina who teaches continuing education units at the university. She is certified in manual physical therapy and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.
To learn more about this seminar visit cpe.usa.edu.
USAHS offers more than 100 in person seminars, specialty certifications and pre-recorded webinars for healthcare providers. Attendees can earn CEUs they may be able to apply toward licensure requirements. For a full list of continuing education seminars, visit cpe.usa.edu.
About Cathy Busby, PT, MSPT, MAT, OCS, MTC, FAAOMPT:
Ms. Busby is currently the owner of a physical therapy practice in Raleigh, North Carolina, specializing in orthopaedics and sports physical therapy. A 1981 graduate of Duke University's Physical Therapy program, she also holds a MAT from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and previously worked as a teacher and coach. She completed the Manual Therapy Certification program in 1986 from University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and joined the faculty in 1988. Ms. Busby was certified as an orthopaedic clinical specialist by ABPTS in 1992. She is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT).
About University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS)
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is a graduate institution that emphasizes health science education through innovative quality classroom and distance education. Founded in 1979, USAHS has locations in San Marcos, California; St. Augustine, Florida; Austin, Texas and Miami, Florida. USAHS offers degree programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, education and health science, as well as continuing education programs. For more information, visit www.usa.edu. USAHS is a member of Laureate International Universities, a network of more than 80 institutions in 28 countries and one of the most significant global higher education providers for health sciences. For more information, visit www.laureate.net.
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