School of Massage Physical Therapy School Van Nuys California #massage #therapy


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Pain Management Therapy School

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MIR Institute is dedicated to the belief that superior attitude and superior state of mind with superior skill can make a great healer. Our mission is to prepare students for work in hospitals, physician’s offices, laboratories or their own private practice. Many individuals require additional training and skills to compete in the job market. MIR Institute addresses this development head on by remaining current in many fields and by responding to both employer and employee needs in the marketplace. To meet the needs of our customers, students and employers, we provide quality career education that is relevant to both the current and future needs of society. This is enhanced by individualizing instruction and limiting class size

To be able to provide this quality education for our growing number of students, we have expanded our locations and now offer internship program in three locations. Our Pain Management Therapy students are able to complete their hours in Torrance, Orange County, and City of Reseda in San Fernando Valley. With these three convenient locations, anyone interested in completing a Pain Management Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Life Coaching, Dental Assistant, physical therapy, Massage Therapy, or Hypnotherapy course through a respected and well-known school of Pain Management Therapy will be able to do so and start an exciting and rewarding career.

For contact information of these three locations, please check the following links/pages:

Enrollment Requirements
All students without a high school diploma or equivalent who demonstrate that they have the “ability to benefit” from the program through successful completion of the wonderlic examination are accepted pending the results of a personal interview with a counselor, and/or pass ESL examination.


13/10/2017

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The Lazy Person’s Exercise Plan

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By now we all know the dangers of eating too much and exercising too little: heart disease. stroke. diabetes. etc. But even in a society as obsessed with slimness as ours, most of us would rather have a root canal than hit the gym. Well, couch potatoes, take heart. Experts now say that effective exercise can be incorporated into daily life so easily, even the most exercise-phobic among us can shape up.

“The recommendations for physical activity have changed drastically. They make it easier for the general public to achieve the correct levels of exercise because it includes such everyday activities as cleaning house and walking,” says Regina L. Tan, DVM, MS, a CDC officer at the Georgia Division of Public Health. After the guidelines were changed from “20 minutes of vigorous activity 3 days per week” to “30 minutes of moderate activity 5 or more days per week,” a new questionnaire for assessing activity levels was devised, based on those changes. Tan and colleagues set out to determine whether the new questionnaire offered an accurate means of assessing physical activity levels, and whether those levels had increased since the guidelines were revised.

For inactive people, doing any kind of activity will benefit their health. The American Heart Association recommends that inactive people gradually work up to exercising three to four times a week for 30-60 minutes at 50%-80 % of their maximal heart rate .

Tan’s team polled more than 2,000 adult Georgia residents using both the old and new surveys.

“With the new questionnaire, it does look like the average amount of physical activity has increased somewhat,” she tells WebMD. “We are, however, still investigating the accuracy of the survey, and the bottom line is that the increase, even if it’s real, is very slight. Adults in the United States are just not getting enough physical activity, period. We are getting bigger and bigger.”

The No. 1 problem, says Tan, is that most of us have very sedentary jobs.

“We sit at a desk all day long.” To stay fit and slim, “you have to overcompensate for that, especially since a lot of what we’re eating isn’t all that healthy.”

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But we’re not overcompensating. Instead, we’re coming home from a day of sitting at the office computer only to sit some more — at our home computer, in front of the TV, and at the dinner table.

No, you don’t have to start training for a marathon. The difference between getting healthy and becoming a statistic “is increasing your activity level gradually, maybe by 20% a week. That will get you up to the recommended levels before too long,” says Tan.

How to do it? The following options can be just as effective as jumping jacks, jogging trails, or high-priced gyms:

  • Don’t use elevators or escalators; instead, take the stairs. Start with one such substitution a day, and build up slowly. So you work on the 50th floor? Ride up to 48 and walk up from there. Careful, though — walking down stairs can be hard on your knees. Walk up, but ride down.
  • Stop circling parking lots and fighting for the closest spot. Park a little bit farther away from the office or mall, and walk. You’ll not only increase fitness, you’ll decrease stress.
  • If you take the bus or subway, get off one or two stops early and walk the rest of the way.
  • Vacuum more often, change the sheets more often, mop the floor more often. These get your heart pumping, which means they are excellent calorie burners.
  • Cold and snowy where you live? Shovel it, walk your dog in it, build an igloo with your kids. The activity will not only boost your fitness levels, it will help keep you warm!

According to Tan, “That’s all you need to do to make a real difference in your fitness level. Everyday activities that you might not think are exercise, are exercise.” In the new recommendations, doing the laundry, vacuuming, and cleaning your house all count as exercise.

Tan says that everyone should consult a doctor before beginning an exercise regime, even one this gentle. But, she says, very few people can expect to be told that they cannot or should not exercise.

“Absolutely everyone can benefit from increasing his or her activity level,” she says. “Even the most athletic people will improve their fitness level, and this is especially true for sedentary or overweight people.”

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09/10/2017

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Physical Therapy Licensing #nc #board #of #physical #therapy


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Physical Therapy Licensing

The January 11th meeting is cancelled. The meeting is now scheduled for January 18, 2017.

The Board of Physical Therapy regulates the practice of physical therapy in DC. The Board advises the Mayor and administers and enforces the law. The Board also evaluates applicants qualifications, administers exams, and recommends standards and procedures. Moreover, the Board issues licenses, receives and reviews complaints, requests investigations, conducts hearings, issues subpoenas, and examines witnesses and administers oaths, and issues an annual report. Members file personal financial disclosure statements.

The Mayor appoints the board members, including the chair. The Board consists of five DC residents: four licensed physical therapists and one consumer. The physical therapists must have been engaged in practice for at least three years preceding appointment. The consumer member must be at least 18 years old, not be a health professional or in training to become one, and may have no household member who is involved directly or indirectly in providing health care. Licenses expire on January 31 of odd years.

Board of Physical Therapy FY 2016
– December 14, 2016

Board of Physical Therapy FY 2017
– January 11, 2017
– February 8, 2017
– March 8, 2017
– April 12, 2017
– May 10, 2017
– June 14, 2017
– July 12, 2017
– September 13, 2017
– October 11, 2017
– November 8, 2017
– December 13, 2017


05/10/2017

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Online Courses

Before you search through our database of Online Australian Courses, please take the time to read the below as it may help you to decide if Online Learning is right for you.
So, what’s it all about?

So what’s Online Learning all about?

Unless you are directly involved with teaching online or have taken an online course yourself, chances are that you find the concept of online education a little scary. You might not have any interest in it. Terms like distance education, fully online, blended courses, virtual courses, e-learning, hybrid courses, mixed-mode, asynchronous learning, distributed learning, Web-facilitated, and Web-enhanced learning add to the confusion. However, online learning is on the rise due to the developments and affordability of computing and you should know some of the basics and issues surrounding it.

The Advantages of Studying Online

Considering the fact that there are numerous benefits that are linked to education and advancing your qualifications, there are as yet far more advantages for people who pursue online education as to achieve their goals. Some of the most basic benefits of studying online include:

Flexibility

Online learning classes can be taken during a lunch break, while your children are out playing games, or even while you are cooking dinner! It is not necessary for you to be present in a classroom at any fixed time for the next two or four years so as to complete your qualification. But this does not mean that you would not be required to work at all. You would be required to do the same type of study as a traditional campus based student, that too within a particular time limit. The only flexibility you would enjoy is that you can study and finish your work at any time of the day.

Another wonderful thing about studying online these days is that you get to know your classmates and tutors more intimately. Online chat rooms, emails, course work forums etc allow students to ask questions, share ideas and seek help if needed. In fact, some say that studying online is more interactive than the traditional face to face student given the vast array of available technologies.

Location

The best part about studying online is that education comes to you no matter where you are as long as you have a computer connected to the Internet. So wherever you are, at home, at work, or your favourite beach or park, you can easily access your course work and enjoy the environment in which you are completing your studies.

Affordable

Say goodbye to all financial issues like convenience meals, childcare expenses, as well as the money would have had to spend reach campus thirty minutes away. With the availability of online courses, you can study from the comfort of your own home, without having to face the many financial hardships that come with having to attend traditional college.

Personalised Attention for All

Students who enrol in online programs get to receive a much more individualised attention from their tutors as compared to the attention students who study in traditional classes. Online education classes are virtual and students and teachers basically correspond with each other through emails, telephone calls etc. This is one reason why your tutors would know more about you, your learning pattern and your requirements as compared to the students they get to see three or four times a week.

These are some of the most basic advantages of online study and one should closely look at both the benefits and the disadvantages of online education before making a decision. Make sure that the course you are taking is one which would help you grow professionally and not one you would repent taking.


01/10/2017

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Dopps Chiropractic Clinic Wichita Chiropractor #dopps, #dopps #chiropractic, #wichita, #chiropractor #wichita,


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A t Dopps Chiropractic at 6820 W. Central in Wichita, we have provided chiropractic relief of neck pain, back pain, headaches, and many other conditions. for over 35 years! Dopps is Chiropractic.

We provide an integrated approach to your health care needs. We believe chiropractic care along with diet, rest, and exercise and educating our patients, so that they can figure out what daily activities are causing their health problems. We work to provide the highest quality care available.

We believe health is the natural state of your body. So let our friendly and experienced staff help you start enjoying more out of life with less pain and more vitality, naturally! Contact us today for an appointment .

Yours in Health,

6820 W. Central

316-722-5555

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame,
in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
–Thomas Edison

Dan is the best atheletic chiropractor in Wichita, KS 67212. Specializing in sport injuries with Wichita professional athletes and Wichita’s hopefuls. Providing families in the Wichita are with drug free back treatment and affordable spinal health care. Our chiropractic office is located in West Wichita, Kansas. We are close to 67205, 67235, and 67209 zip codes, but are located in the 67212 zip code. Dr. Daniel and Doctor Rory Dopps are the best chiropractic physicians in Wichita.
Exam, x-ray, and therapy are provided for back pain, neck pain, knee pain, hip pain, shoulder pain, foot pain, running pain, hockey injuries, and golf pain. We provide treatment for adults, teens, and children. We offer services for for scoliosis, pregnancy, sciatica, whiplash, migraines, fibromyalgia, arthritis, bone spurs, stenosis, headaches, and rehab. We treat pinched nerves. We work closely with insurance to provide care for auto and car accidents and injury. We work with area doctors for referrals, spine evaluation, physical therapy needs, surgery prevention, and wellness care. Our office uses digital xray, electronic health records, online scheduling, text remind messages. We accept all insurances and have contracts with most major insurance companies.


26/09/2017

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REAL Rehabilitation. P. C. was started March 9, 1997. The building where REAL Rehab is now located was opened September 21, 2001 with an addition built the following year. The REAL Fit Fitness Center 24-hour building was opened January 1, 2008.

REAL Rehabilitation. P. C. offers physical therapy services. A small sample of things we can treat include: fibromyalgia, headache, carpal tunnel syndrome, acute or chronic lumbar, thoracic, or cervical pain, trigger point pain, whip lash, stroke rehabilitation, gait disturbances, and general weakness. We employ individualized treatment using the latest hands-on techniques. We are committed to providing cost-effective quality care, helping our patients achieve their goals and functions at the highest possible level.

We have a heated pool for aquatic therapy. The unique properties of a warm water environment makes it ideal for a wide spectrum of rehabilitating patients from very fragile, who are unable to exercise on land to the professional athlete. This medium has proven especially effective for patients diagnosed with arthritic conditions.

We also offer massage therapy by a licensed massage therapist.

We are in net-work with HealthLink, HealthLink Open Access, Health Alliance and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as being Medicare and Medicaid providers. We accept most insurances. We also accept private-pay patients, workers comp patients and auto/personal injury patients.

Business of the Year 2010 from Johnson County Chamber of Commerce in recognition of outstanding contribution to Johnson County!

Real Rehab & Fitness 811 North 1st Street Vienna, IL 62995
PH (618) 658-8144
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22/09/2017

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Arkansas State University

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy is the diagnosis and treatment of individuals of all ages, from newborns to the very oldest, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives.

State of the art education

The A-State Department of Physical Therapy affords our students and faculty many opportunities for interdisciplinary education and research. We currently offer two degree programs, the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and Associate of Applied Science for the Physical Therapy Assistant (AAS). There are many careers available with a physical therapy degree. See some of the PT career pathways here

Accredited by CAPTE

Exercise is Medicine Student Association

More information coming soon!

Physical Therapy Student Association

PTSA offers the opportunity to network with other students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the Physical Therapy Department through tailgates, fundraisers, service opportunities, and other special events.

The mission of the Department of Physical Therapy at Arkansas State University is to educate physical therapy professionals to practice in a manner that is best described as state of the art for the profession, to enhance the intellectual growth of our students, faculty and alumni, and to enrich the lives of all individuals and communities in the Mississippi Delta region, who encounter A-State PT faculty, staff, students and alumni.

ArPTA presents Eutony and Feldenkrais Methods by Pierre Bolszak. Two day workshop teaching hands-on techniques and movement exercises for the management of low back, hip, foot, shoulder and neck issues. April 28-29, 2017 at Arkansas State University. Registration is available at www.arpta.org or you can see the full details on their brochure here .

Annual Grief Seminar – FREE CEUs – “Disenfranchised Grief in the 21st Century: New Problems, New Strategies” – May 23, 2017 at Arkansas State University See the brochure

Annual PTSA Golden Goniometer Tournament fundraiser – May 9th! See the details


20/09/2017

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State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota – Acalog ACMS™ #physical #therapy #programs


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10/09/2017

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Welcome to Vancrest

We know the decision to find care for you or your loved one is very difficult. Whether you or your loved one will be a temporary guest needing respite or short-term rehabilitation. or require a long-term stay, the care of each individual resident is our primary focus. We are Vancrest, a family of community-based care facilities delivering the highest level of care by people you know and trust. We are part of your community, with local team members, managers, neighbors and friends.

Vancrest of Ada celebrated the opening of the facility with a VIP open house on May 19th, followed by a ribbon cutting and general public open house on May 22nd. Both events were very well attended.

The VIP open house was enjoyed by well over 100 area dignitaries and business professionals. The general public open house was kicked off with a ribbon cutting sponsored by the chamber of commerce, with several local and regional media outlets covering the event. The afternoon open house enjoyed a steady stream of interested members of the surrounding area walking through the building. Common comments received during both events included compliments about the colors and art work used, and how the facility resembled a fine hotel in appearance.

PARK Program

For spouses and caregivers of people living with Parkinson’s disease, ordinary tasks and daily activities can present real challenges. Several Vancrest facilities are proud to offer this nationally recognized program and support group. Robert Kann, a licensed physical therapist designed this unique program specific to Parkinson’s disease and has been recognized the University of Michigan as one of the top two Parkinson’s program in the country. To learn more, please contact Cindy at 419-695-2871.

Testimonials

Bill and Alice Lyons (Sarah Jane Living Center)

“Sarah Jane Living Center is a great place that provides great health care for our loved one. The staff is so nice and I’m happy that we have this facility here in Delphos”.

We are Vancrest, a family of community-based care facilities delivering the highest level of care by people you know and trust. We are part of your community, with local team members, managers, neighbors and friends.

We know the decision to find care for you or your loved one is very difficult. Whether you or your loved one will be a temporary guest needing respite or short-term rehabilitation, or require a long-term stay, the care of each individual resident is our primary focus.

We are proud of the services we provide and would be honored to discuss these services and answer any questions that you may have. Call us today and see for yourself what a difference Vancrest can make.

Vancrest Facilities


08/09/2017

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Physical therapy schools in connecticut #physical #therapy #ceus, #physical #therapy #jobs,


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Unlimited CEU Access |
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PhysicalTherapy.com is a nationally recognized CEU provider

Unlimited learning opportunities for PTs & PTAs

Access our entire course library for only $99/year

Extensive Course Library

Because PT CEUs are both required and necessary to stay at the forefront of patient care, PhysicalTherapy.com provides a convenient and affordable online solution to earning physical therapy CEUs. Our extensive PT CEU course library provides unlimited access to hundreds of courses allowing you to increase your knowledge and practical skill sets. Courses are conveniently available in audio, recorded webinar or text-based formats for PT CEUs.

CEU Membership

PhysicalTherapy.com makes it easy to earn the PT CEUs you need. Annual membership is just $99 a year, allowing you access to unlimited physical therapy CEU courses. Earn as many PT CEUs as you want. Online virtual conferences and CEU transcripts are included. Our high quality, evidence-based physical therapy CEU courses are presented by leading experts and master level clinicians, and our physical therapy CEU curriculum is developed by a distinguished team of licensed physical therapists.

The Most Relevant Course Topics

To best serve PTs and PTAs in a variety of settings, PhysicalTherapy.com offers course training in the most popular areas of therapy as well as in specialized PT CEUs. Our physical therapy CEU library contains hundreds of courses on popular topics ranging from Acute Care to Women’s Health. In addition, by offering one new, live PT CEU course each week, we are able to continuously share new research and evidence-based practice information.

Helping PTs Through Professional Development

In addition to the numerous physical therapy CEU courses that directly focus on treatment, we offer PT CEUs that target professional issues such as HIPAA, CMS documentation guidelines and coding and billing. These are all necessary components to achieve success in physical therapy.


08/09/2017

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Welcome to
Rehabilitation Associates

Rehabilitation Associates provides therapy services to children. Our multidisciplinary team includes occupational, physical and speech therapists. We are committed to provide you with qualified professionals to address the needs of your child and family. In addition to providing the highest level of treatment for your child, we will also educate, coach and provide your family with support and encouragement. Our team looks forward to working with your child and family. Thank you for choosing Rehabilitation Associates.

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I like the flexibility I have to be able to create, build and adjust my own schedule without having to go through a middle-woman/man. I feel that I am able to provide a more direct contact with the families whom I am providing service to and allows me to be their point of contact.

– Sarah Duckworth, DPT, Virginia Beach

I worked for Rehab in Virginia Beach and found out that my husband and I had to relocate to Richmond. The staff immediately offered me the opportunity to transfer my job to the Richmond area and that I would be able to continue serving early intervention and outpatient clients, just as I had been doing with Rehab in Virginia Beach. Read More

Sara Wilson, CCC-SLP, Richmond

Working for RA is an amazing experience the flexibility and team work atmosphere make every day a great day. I truly enjoy each of my team members and value the knowledge that each therapist is willing to share to make sure that we are providing the best care possible.

RA provides an unique work environment rich with mentoring and collaboration, that fosters the exchange of ideas and knowledge. This allows me and fellow therapists to grow in clinical reasoning and information across all domains. It gives us the opportunity to provide excellent services to our clients and their families because we are a family of our own.


10/08/2017

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Bon Secours InMotion – Hampton Roads Physical Therapy #physical #therapy #programs


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Thousands turn to Bon Secours In Motion in Hampton Roads

Each year for exceptional physical therapy, speech and occupational therapy, sports rehab and sports performance, golf swing analysis, fitness, nutrition and weight loss programs and more. In Motion’s programs and analyses are directed by board-certified physicians and health professionals. Our certified health professionals help patients heal, and maintain health and wellness. You’ll find In Motion clinics in York County, Carrollton, Newport News, Hampton, Norfolk, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach. New locations are planned to make our services even more convenient. Appointments are available within 24-48 hours.

You can call the physical therapy clinic directly to schedule your initial evaluation with Direct Access, now available at our Southside locations, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Suffolk and Portsmouth. Get more information about Direct Access.

From youth training to professional strength and conditioning certifications, our performance specialists implement the latest evidence-based sports training methods to prevent injuries and improve performance.

From our state-of-the-art physical therapy programs, designed to help regain motion after an injury, to on-site occupational training, our therapy team is the area’s most trusted name in physical therapy.

Nutrition Weight Loss

Our team of registered dietitians and nutritionists has special training to help you meet the caloric and nutritional demands of your sport or lifestyle – whether you re a diabetic or a triathlete.

Meet Some of Our Expert Team Members

Aki Hiyama, PT, SCS, OCS, CSCS, ACSM-HFS, USAW SP-1

  • BA Business Management, Virginia Wesleyan College, 1998
  • Masters in Sports Management, Old Dominion University, 2000
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Old Dominion University, 2007
  • Sports Certified Specialist (SCS) from American Board of Physical Therapy
  • Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) from American Board of Physical Therapy
  • Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from National Strength Conditioning Association

Britni Maher, PT, DPT, MTC, CMTPT

  • Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science – Kinesiology, Minor in Therapeutic Recreation, 2009, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, 2012, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, St. Augustine, Florida
  • Member, American Physical Therapy Association (MTC), University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, St. Augustine, Florida
  • Manual Therapy Certification
  • Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist (CMTPT), Myopain Seminars

Jenna McKissick, PT, DPT, CMTPT

  • Bachelor of Science, Natural Science, 2010, Daemen College, Amherst, New York
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy, 2012, Daemen College, Amherst, New York
  • Certified in Dry Needling through Myopain Seminars (CMTPT)

Andy Naas, PT, OCS, MTC

  • Bachelor of Science, Sports Medicine, 1996, Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Master of Physical Therapy, 1999, University of St. Augustine, St, Augustine, Florida
  • Master of Health Science, 2006, University of St. Augustine, St, Augustine, Florida
  • Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS), American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
  • Manual Therapy Certification (MTC), University of St. Augustine, St, Augustine, Florida

Susan Cattenhead, OT, CHT

  • Masters of Occupational Therapy Degree, University of Southern Maine
  • Board Certified Hand Therapist

Sarah Martin Miller, DPT

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Old Dominion University, Virginia
  • Certified Emergency Medical responder through the Sports PT Section of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Red Cross
  • Certified Functional Movement Specialist

08/08/2017

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Online Physical Education Bachelors Degree Program Info

Essential Information

Through a bachelor’s degree program in physical education, students explore methods for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. They also learn how to create personalized wellness plans, focusing on proper nutrition and exercise. Due to the hands-on experience required, there are no online bachelor’s degree programs in physical education. These programs primarily train aspiring teachers, but graduates can also become fitness instructors or coaches. Courses cover fitness and health as well as teaching methods.

These programs require four years of full-time study to complete. Students are required to take general education courses, and they must complete a teacher education program that includes courses in educational assessment, special education, the psychology of learning, and child development. Students get experience in classroom management and in teaching through practice in real classrooms and a student teaching internship. Some may also require on-campus competency exams. Physical education courses may include exercise physiology, kinesiology, team sports, motivation, health education and first aid.

Graduates of these programs who wish to teach in a public school will need a license. In most states, licensing requirements include earning a bachelor’s degree, completing an approved teacher education program and passing competency examinations.

After earning a bachelor’s degree, graduates might consider pursuing an online master’s degree program in physical education, such as a Master of Education. These programs can be found in fully online formats that don’t require campus visits.

Find schools that offer these popular programs

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Physical Education and Health
  • Sport and Fitness Management
  • Sports Medicine

Bachelor of Science in Physical Education Program Information

Online degree programs in physical education are usually not available at the bachelor’s level, though individual courses may be available in a distance learning format. However, through the on-campus program, students learn healthy lifestyle techniques for themselves and for others. They learn skills for exercising without causing pain or injury. This degree program requires that students have at least a high school diploma or the GED equivalent.

Degree Information and Requirements

Usually, the bachelor’s degree program in physical education takes four or five years to complete. Both online and on-campus students often participate in physical and health-related activities, including regular workouts or intramural sports. Because these programs typically prepare students for instructional leadership roles, completion of multiple teaching experiences is often required.

List of Common Bachelor’s-Level Physical Education Courses

In addition to physical education courses, students must also take basic general education courses.

Human Body Systems

Through this course, students become familiar with the major systems of the body, including the skeletal, vascular and muscular systems.

Human Movement and Kinesiology

Students taking this course learn about the natural movements of the human body and ways to strengthen regular muscle motion through exercise. They also learn how unnatural movements lead to injury.

Health and Fitness

This course teaches students the basics of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. They learn about factors that can affect wellness, such as genetics, nutritional intake and regular exercise.

Coaching

Students learn specific coaching methods and techniques for sports or fitness instruction. They also learn to assess others’ health and create balanced fitness plans based on weight, age and dietary regimen.

Career Information for Graduates

In addition to becoming physical education teachers, graduates of a bachelor’s program may also find careers as coaches, athletic trainers or personal trainers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov ), all of these careers require at least a bachelor’s degree, though some may require additional certification for career advancement. The BLS states that the mean annual salary in 2015 for athletic trainers was $46,940, while coaches and fitness trainers and instructors earned $40,050 and $40,970, respectively. As of October 2016, physical education teachers earn a median annual salary of $41,994 according to PayScale.com.

Continuing Education Information

Individuals who would like to continue their education can pursue a master’s degree in physical education entirely online. Other related degree programs in health and fitness are also available, which can lead to advanced career opportunities in a wider variety of fields, such as physical therapy or sports medicine. Certification and licensure may also be available in some fields.

There are currently no fully online programs available for a bachelor’s in physical education due to the hands-on nature of the program; however, the master’s program for physical education can be found fully online. At the bachelor’s level, some on-campus programs may offer a few courses online but otherwise require in-person work.

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Generic BSN – College of Nursing – Health Sciences – CNHS


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The Generic Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Track

The Generic BSN Track is an upper level, full-time, five (5) semester Track for those who want a nursing career in health care where they can teach, care and counsel. The Track admits students annually in August. The Track is enriched with simulation activities in our STAR (Simulation, Teaching And Research) Center. The Generic BSN Track prepares graduates to practice in increasingly complex and technological health care systems.

Upon completion of the BSN Track, the basic (generic) student graduate is eligible to become licensed as a registered nurse (RN) upon passing the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).

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Medical Factoring #medical #factoring, #medical #staffing, #medical #manufacturing, #medical #transcription #services,


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Medical Factoring/Financing

Medical Factoring is taking the place of traditional lending because traditional lenders are not lending like they were in the past. The financial landscape has changed over the last few years for all areas of the healthcare industry and worldwide. With banks cutting credit lines, not making personal and business loans like they were in the past. Medical factoring is filling the void when cash is needed, when it is not available by traditional means.

Medical receivables factoring provides two different avenues of factoring, one for businesses like staffing companies, manufactures, etc. and the other is for 3rd-party medical billing claims without waiting for insurance companies, HMO’s and Medicare/Medicaid. Factoring for staffing, manufacturing fields can go as high as 97% where 3rd-party insurance companies, HMOs and Medicare/Medicaid goes from 75% to 85%.

Medical Factoring Benefits

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Medical Manufacturing ( Starting at $2,500 Monthly )

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Insurance Companies, HMOs and Medicare/Medicaid. ( Starting at $100,000 Monthly )
Where medical staffing and medical manufacturing area is very easy to factor, the Insurance Companies, HMOs and Medicare/Medicaid are a totally different animal. Factoring starts at $100,000 and the reserves are normally around 15 to 25% which means we are factoring from 75% to 85% of the invoices you want factored. Main reason is because Insurance Companies, HMOs and Medicare/Medicaid all have different scales that you get paid on. Once invoice is paid by your client, the remaining of your hold account is paid minus factoring fees.

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Cerebral Palsy

Maybe someone at your school has cerebral palsy — or perhaps you have it and you’ve been dealing with it your whole life. As we become more aware of appearance and body image. it can be tough to be in a wheelchair or to have people tease you about the way you walk. But lots of teens with CP don’t let it hold them back. They do just what everyone else does.

What Is Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disorder of the brain. Normally, the brain tells the rest of the body exactly what to do and when to do it. Because of how CP affects the brain, a person might not be able to walk, talk, eat, or move the way most people do.

CP affects a person’s muscle tone and ability to coordinate body movements. People with CP have trouble controlling their muscles. How a person is affected all depends on what part of the brain is involved.

How Does Cerebral Palsy Affect People?

The three types of cerebral palsy are:

  1. Spastic (pronounced: SPASS-tik) CP is the most common type of CP. People with spastic CP can’t relax their muscles or the muscles may be stiff.
  2. Athetoid (pronounced: ATH-uh-toid) CP affects the ability to control the muscles of the body. A person’s arms or legs may flutter and move suddenly.
  3. Ataxic (pronounced: ay-TAK-sik). People with ataxic CP have problems with balance and coordination. Their movements may seem shaky.

People with CP can have mild cases or more severe cases. It all depends on how much of the brain is affected and which parts of the body that section of the brain controls. If CP affects both arms and both legs, a person might need to use a wheelchair. If CP only affects the legs, someone may walk in an unsteady way or have to wear braces or use crutches.

If CP affects the part of the brain that controls speech, a person with CP might have trouble talking clearly or not be able to speak at all. Some people with CP also have learning disabilities or behavior problems, though many don’t have these issues. Others can have medical problems like seizures or epilepsy. or hearing impairment.

What Causes It?

In most cases, doctors don’t know exactly what causes CP. They do know that it’s the result of damage to the brain — either while a baby is in the womb or in the first few months or years after the baby is born.

Babies have a higher chance of having CP if they are born early or if they’re very underweight at birth. Babies who don’t get enough oxygen during or right after birth also have a higher chance of having CP. So do babies who need to be on a ventilator (a machine to help with breathing) for several weeks or more after birth.

CP is not contagious, so people can’t catch it from other people. Even a mother with CP can’t pass it on to her unborn baby.

What Do Doctors Do?

Doctors diagnose CP when kids are young, so by the time people reach their teens, they usually know they have CP and are used to living with it.

With CP, the problem with the brain will not get any worse as people get older. For example, someone who has CP that affects only the legs won’t develop CP in the arms or have problems with speech later on.

Although CP doesn’t get worse over time, how it affects someone’s body can change as the person grows or develops. For example, some teens with CP may develop dislocated hips (when the bones that meet at the hips move out of their normal position) or scoliosis (curvature of the spine).

Because CP affects people differently, there are lots of ways to treat and manage it. Some teens have only mild problems with movement. Others need crutches or wheelchairs to get around. Doctors, parents, teachers, therapists, and the person with CP all work together to develop the best treatment plan.

Teens with CP may work with these experts:

  • a pediatric orthopedist
  • a developmental pediatrician who looks at how the person is growing or developing compared with other teens
  • a pediatric physiatrist (or rehabilitation physician), who helps kids with disabilities of many kinds
  • therapists, like physical therapists to help with movement, occupational therapists to help with skills like handwriting, and speech therapists

Some teens with CP take medicines to relax their muscles (in the case of spastic CP) or to help control seizures. And some might have special surgeries to keep their arms or legs straighter and more flexible.

Coping With Cerebral Palsy

Puberty can be especially challenging for people with CP. Rapid growth can cause weight gain and clumsiness in any teen, but can make it even more difficult for someone with CP to move around. A person’s muscles can become tighter as the bones grow, which can restrict movement even more.

If you have CP, what you’ll do depends on your CP. One thing you can do is to get more involved in your medical care wherever possible. Keep up with your appointments, including any physical or other therapy visits. This is a time when your medical team will want to keep an eye on you and adapt your treatment or therapy as you grow.

Many guys and girls with CP can do the same sorts of things that other teens do, like enjoying extracurricular activities, listening to or playing music, hanging out with friends, reading, going to the mall, and dating, to name just a few.

Helping a Friend Who Has CP

If you know someone who has CP and you’re wondering how to help, just treat that person the way you would anyone else. Some people with CP might need extra assistance once in a while, like when reaching for something. Help out — just as you would with anyone else — without making a big deal about it. If you can’t understand what a person with CP is saying or if it takes longer to do things, give him or her extra time to speak or move.

And don’t be afraid to talk to a friend about what it’s like to live with CP. Everyone wants to fit in, and being in a wheelchair or having other physical problems can make someone self-conscious or feel left out. So if you know someone with CP, try to be welcoming and include him or her in what you’re doing.

Date reviewed: August 2015


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