2/28/18: Unique Aspects of Performing Arts Medicine

$ 40.00

February 28, 2017
4:00 to 5:00 pm. CST

The registration for this webinar will close on February 28, at 12:00 pm cst.

Maria E. Reese, MD, Medical Director, Performing Arts Medicine, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Sports Medicine Physiatrist and Attending Physician, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Assistant Professor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants

Description: This webinar provides participants with an overview of caring for performing artists, including the similarities and differences between athletes and performing artists and key components of the history and physical exam of a performing artist.  Additionally, several performing artist diagnoses and treatment plans will be explored in a case based approach.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the similarities and differences between caring for athletes and performing artists.
  • Discuss the key components of the history and physical exam of a performing artist.
  • Explain the unique diagnoses and treatments in performing artists to better appreciate the creativity clinicians must have when caring for these patients.

    Continuing Education Credits

    Physical Therapy 

    This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hours. Approval #216-000069

    Occupational Therapy 

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.1 CEUs or 1 contact hours. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process

    Athletic Training

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab BOC Approved Provider Number: P794 is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program. According to the education levels described by the PDC, this continuing education course is considered to be Essential Level.


    Online Learning Occupational Therapists Physical Therapists