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1 Fall 2014 Course Calendar DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan’s (RIM) Education and Research Academy offers a variety of continuing education courses. As a teaching hospital and leader in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation, we are dedicated to serving the patients in our community by advancing the education of our staff and other professionals in our industry.

2 Registration Complete all registration online by visiting unless otherwise indicated in the course description. Registration Deadline Class sizes are limited so register early! Registration closes ten days prior to the start date of the course. Cancellation Policy Tuition will be refunded less a $30 processing fee if written notification is sent to Julie Kiefer Eaman at 14 days prior to the course. RIM employees will be refunded less a $5 processing fee if written notification is sent to 14 days prior to the Otherwise, no refund will be given. RIM reserves the right to cancel seven days prior to a course date. In that case you will be notified and receive a full refund. Questions or concerns? Contact Julie Kiefer Eaman at or

3 Understanding Lymphedema and the Comprehensive Lymphedema Therapy Approach Saturday September 6, 2014 Rehabilitation of patients who have primary or secondary lymphedema, both children and adults, can present many challenges. This class will offer an over view of the lymphatic system, manual therapy techniques, compression therapy options, exercise suggestions and patient education. Didactic components and demonstrations of compression therapy, exercise and manual lymph drainage will be included. Location: RIM Novi Center W. 12 Mile Road Novi, Michigan Instructor: Barbara Funk, MS, OTR/L, CHT has been certified in lymphedema treatment since 1998 and is the coordinator for the Lymphedema Program at RIM. Intended Audience: Certified Athletic Trainers, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants Course Hours: Registration: 8:00 am Course: 8:30am-4:30 pm Contact Hours: 7 Registration Fees: RIM Employees: $50.00 Sinai-Grace Employees $ External Registrants: $ Class is limited to 35 registrants. Register online at Continental Breakfast provided; lunch on your own

4 Stroke: Inpatient Rehabilitation Basics and Beyond Tuesday September 23, 2014 Participants will receive an overview of evidence based literature and medical considerations for the inpatient rehabilitation of patients after stroke. A practical patient case approach will allow immediate application to enhance treatment progression while maximizing safety. By the end of the course, participants will be able to:  Interpret medical considerations to safely initiate treatment and determine functional prognosis.  Discuss clinical reasoning choices and progression of a patient after a stroke.  Perform hands on techniques to enhance functional mobility training. Location: RIM Main Campus-Auditorium 261 Mack Avenue Detroit, Michigan Instructor: Ramona Kneeland, PT, DPT, NCS, Supervisor, Rehabilitation Services DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan is an APTA Neurologic Certified Specialist with over eight years of experience treating patients with neurological dysfunction in a variety of settings. Intended Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants Course Hours: Registration: 4:30 pm Course: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Contact Hours: 3 Registration Fees: RIM Employees: $20.00 Sinai-Grace Employees: $49.00 External Registrants: $99.00 Class is limited to 40 registrants Register online at Register online at Snacks provided

5 Functional Core Saturday October 11 and Sunday October 12, 2014 This lab based course offers a systematic approach to assessing and treating the core mobility and stability. Evaluation and treatment techniques based on Shirley Sahrmann, Gray Cook, Gary Gray, and Stuart McGill will be presented. Progressive strategies to core dysfunction, including transverse abdominis activation, basic stabilization exercises, global core work, and functional training from the ground up will be demonstrated and practiced. Location: RIM at Franklin Athletic Club Northwestern Highway Southfield, Michigan Instructor: Tony Robles ATC, Sports Performance Specialist at the Detroit Medical Center’s Sports Performance Academy. Tony has a special interest in osteopathic manual medicine and analyzing athletes’ basic functional movements to enhance their ability to perform their sport. In his past role as the Assistant Athletic Trainer at Alabama State, Tony was responsible for men’s basketball, women’s soccer, men’s baseball and men’s and women’s track and field teams. Intended Audience: Certified Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Rehabilitation Trainers Course Hours: Registration: 8:00 am October 11: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm October 12: 8:00 am- 12:00 pm Contact Hours: 11 Registration Fees: RIM Employees: $30.00 Sinai-Grace Employees: $ External Registrants: $ Class is limited to 40 registrants Register online at Continental Breakfast provided; lunch on your own

6 Evaluation and Treatment of the Wrist and Hand: A Sports Medicine Approach Saturday October 25 and Sunday October 26, 2014 This class will teach evaluation and treatment techniques for a wide range of acute, post surgical and chronic conditions of the wrist, hand and fingers. Lab will include bracing/taping, manual therapy techniques and exercise progressions. Common Sports Medicine conditions will be included. Location: RIM Main Campus-Auditorium 261 Mack Avenue Detroit, Michigan Instructor: Laura Ramus PT ATC has 24 years of experience treating orthopedic / sports medicine injuries in professional, collegiate, high school and amateur athletes. She is currently the Supervisor for the DMC Sports Performance Academy. Intended Audience: Certified Athletic Trainers, Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Rehabilitation Trainers Course Hours: Registration 8:00 am October 25 8: 8:30am-4:00 pm October 26: 8:30am-1:00pm Contact Hours: 11 Registration Fees: RIM Employees: $30.00 Sinai-Grace Employees $ External Registrants: $ Class is limited to 30 registrants Register online at Continental Breakfast provided; lunch on your own

7 Orthopedic Kinesiotaping Saturday November 1, 2014 Learn the fundamental concepts of kinesiotaping and the unique properties of Kinesio Tex Tape. Lab sessions will provide time to practice applying tape to relax overuse syndromes, stimulate weak muscles and decrease pain and swelling. The Six Corrective Techniques (Mechanical, Functional Space, Fascia, Ligament/Tendon and Lymphatic) and their application to a variety of UE, LE and Spine conditions will be presented. Location: RIM Main Campus-Brasza Center 261 Mack Avenue Detroit, Michigan Instructors: Laura Ramus PT ATC has 24 years of experience treating orthopedic / sports medicine injuries in professional, collegiate, high school and amateur athletes. She is currently the Supervisor for the DMC Sports Performance Academy. Lindsey Ireland, PT, DPT, CKTP, Physical Therapist, RIM treats patients with orthopedic injuries at RIM Brasza and is a therapist on the Return to Work team. She is a Certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner. Intended Audience: Certified Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Rehabilitation Trainers Course Hours: Registration 8:00 am Course: 8:30am-4:30 pm Contact Hours: 7 Registration Fees: RIM Employees: $50.00 Sinai-Grace Employees $ External Registrants: $ Class is limited to 30 registrants. Register online at Continental Breakfast provided; lunch on your own

8 Traumatic Brain Injury: Inpatient Rehabilitation Basics and Beyond Wednesday November 5, 2014 Participants will receive an overview of evidence based literature and medical considerations for the inpatient rehabilitation of patients after TBI. A practical patient case approach will allow immediate application to enhance treatment progression while maximizing safety. By the end of the course, participants will be able to:  Interpret medical considerations to safely initiate treatment and determine functional prognosis.  Discuss clinical reasoning choices and progression after a TBI.  Perform hands on techniques to enhance functional mobility training Location: RIM Main Campus-Auditorium 261 Mack Avenue Detroit, Michigan Instructor: Ramona Kneeland, PT, DPT, NCS, Supervisor, Rehabilitation Services DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan is an APTA Neurologic Certified Specialist with over eight years of experience treating patients with neurological dysfunction in a variety of settings. Intended Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants Course Hours: Registration: 4:30 pm Course: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Contact Hours: 3 Registration Fees: RIM Employees: $20.00 Sinai-Grace Employees: $49.00 External Registrants: $99.00 Class is limited to 40 registrants Register online at Snacks provided

9 Adapted Sports Friday November 14, 2014 This course will introduce clinicians to a variety of adaptive sports including hand cycling, swimming, wheelchair basketball and wheelchair tennis. Coaches and instructors will describe the sports and methods to encourage participation by both beginner and elite athletes. Course participants will learn about equipment and rules for each sport through lecture, discussion and hands-on activity. Resource information will also be provided. Location: RIM Main Campus-Auditorium 261 Mack Avenue Detroit, Michigan Instructor: Sue Boeve, Sr. CTRS at RIM, Certified Disability Sport Specialist, Aquatic Therapy & Rehab Industry Certified (ATRIC), Burdenko Certified, Arthritis Aquatics Certified, Risk and Safety Training for Pools Certified (RAST), Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Intended Audience: Certified Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, therapeutic Recreation Specialists Course Hours: Registration: 8:00 am Course: 8:30 – 4:30 pm Contact Hours: 7 Registration Fees: RIM Employees: $30.00 Sinai-Grace Employees: $ External Registrants: $ Class is limited to 40 registrants Register online at Continental Breakfast provided; lunch on your own

10 Massage and Rehabilitation Saturday December 6, 2014 Soft tissue techniques can aide in the reduction of pain, edema, muscle hypertension, fascial restrictions, and increase ROM, circulation, mobility, and flexibility. Basic soft tissue assessment will be discussed through the class. Direct skin contact as well as non skin contact techniques will be demonstrated. This class will be 90% hands on and will address techniques for various areas of the body including gluteals and legs, cervical and shoulders, paraspinals and pects, feet and scalp. Participants with be practicing on each other. Please wear light weight clothes and bring a pair of shorts. Be prepared to undress from the waist up to practice certain techniques. Discretion will be used. Location: RIM Main Campus-Brasza Center 261 Mack Avenue Detroit, Michigan Instructor: Janet Szwabowski, PTA, Nationally Certified Massage Therapist. A PTA at RIM Northwest Detroit Center, Janet graduated from Irene’s Myomassology Institute in She taught the “Hands On” class of their core curriculum for eight years and numerous public classes. Janet has worked privately for spas, clinics, and recently completed her 3 rd season as the Massage Therapist for the Detroit Tigers. Intended Audience: Certified Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Rehabilitation Trainers, RNs, LPNs Course Hours: Registration 8:00 am Course: 8:30 am-4:30 pm Contact Hours: 6.5 Registration Fees: RIM Employees: $30.00 Sinai-Grace Employees $ External Registrants: $ Class is limited to 30 registrants. Register online at Continental Breakfast provided; lunch on your own Contact hours will be applied for through the Detroit Medical Center (OH-292, 5/7/2011) which is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN ), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

11 Gross Human Anatomy of the Upper and Lower Quandrants Saturday January 31 and Sunday February 1, 2015 Registration for this course closes October 1, 2014 The goal of this course it to provide rehabilitation clinicians with a solid anatomical understanding of the upper and lower quadrant musculoskeletal features with a emphasis on learning from cadavers via prosections and participant dissection. Traditional lecture presentations with course packets will be provided for all attendees. Interactive lecture and lab activities will engage students to deepen their understanding of the function and form of anatomy. A Certificate of Completion and a DVD of anatomical videos and other related resources will be provided at the end of the program. On Saturday January 31 the focus will be Anatomy of the Pectoral Region, Back, Shoulder, Neck and Arm. The focus on Sunday February 1 will be the Gluteal, Lateral rotators; Hip, Thigh and Lower Limb. This is an active participation, interactive gross anatomy cadaver lab. All equipment, cadavers, prosections, and lab supplies will be provided. Registrants can attend one or two days. Location: University of Detroit Mercy Health Sciences Building Here is a ink to the location: Instructor: Mary Tracy Bee, Ph.D., Professor of Anatomy at University of Detroit Mercy. She also teaches at Wayne State University School of Medicine and College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences as well as multiple hospitals and continuing education courses. Experienced Lab Assistants will be assisting professor Bee and participants throughout this lab experience. Continued

12 Gross Human Anatomy of the Upper and Lower Quandrants (continued) Saturday January 31 and Sunday February 1, 2015 Registration for this course closes October 1, 2014 Intended Audience: Certified Athletic Trainers, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Rehabilitation Trainers, Speech-Language Pathologists Course Hours: January 31: Registration: 8:00 Course: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm February 1: Registration: 7:30 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Contact hours: 7 each day Registration: You can register for one or two days of this course. Please register for each day individually. Fee for each day: RIM Employees: $ Sinai -Grace Employees: $ External Registrants: $ Class is limited to 30 registrants a day Register online at Continental Breakfast provided; lunch on your own. Food and or drink will not be provided or allowed in the lab.

13 The Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education (CE) for Athletic Trainers (ATs). The 2014 programs have been approved for the number of Category A CE hours noted in the course descriptions. ATs are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the CE activity. According to the education levels described by the CEC Committee of the NATA these continuing education courses are considered to be Essential Level.


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