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Maryland Physical Therapist Continuing Education

Maryland Accepts OnlineCE.com Courses

 

Maryland Continuing Education Requirements:

PT: 30 hrs biennially - Maryland Accepts 30 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses

Special Requirements: : For individuals renewing after June 1, 2015:

  • A minimum of 20 hours shall be accumulated in activities related to clinical skills; and

  • A minimum of 10 hours shall be accumulated in activities related to professional roles, which shall include one hour earned through the completion of the Jurisprudence Exercise.

 

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Continuing Education Requirements for Certified Hand Therapists:  

The Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC) is the governing body that is responsible for credentialing certified hand therapists (CHT). In order to maintain the CHT credential, a CHT must accumulate a minimum of 80 contact hours of professional development activities during their five-year accrual period. Professional development hours may be earned in seven different categories. OnlineCE.com offers courses in 3 Categories: A, B and C.

Category A - Formal Courses in Upper Extremity Therapy, 3 hours or more in length. All 80 hours can be earned in this category. HTCC Accepts OnlineCE courses.

Category B - Informal Courses in Upper Extremity Therapy, less than 3 hours in length. Maximum accepted: 30 hours per 5-year accrual cycle. HTCC Accepts OnlineCE courses.

Category C - Formal Courses with General Clinical OT or PT content. Maximum accepted: 20 hours per 5-year accrual cycle. HTCC Accepts OnlineCE courses.

 


State of Maryland Continuing Education Requirements

Maryland Continuing Education requirements posted on this page are based upon the most up to date information available. Maryland continuing education requirements are subject to change and therefore, Maryland PT/PTA licensee's are ultimately responsible for being up to date with the Maryland continuing education requirements.

 

Continuing education courses offered on OnlineCE.com provide Online CEU for Maryland Physical Therapists (PT) and Maryland Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA). The online courses enhance the knowledge bases of PT/PTA to enhance clinical therapy practice. Free 1 hour online home study CE credit course for new Maryland Physical Therapy and Physical Therapy Assistant registered users at www.OnlineCE.com

 
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  • An Overview of CTS
    An Overview of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    1.0

    $18.00 USD

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    • Describe the the etiology, incidence and prevalence of CTS and list 5 risk factors
    • Identify the anatomy of the carpal tunnel and describe its contents
    • Outline, describe and differentiate 3 provocative maneuvers for diagnosing CTS
    • List and describe 3 conservative treatment interventions for CTS and the advantages of each technique
    • Describe and differentiate open vs. endoscopic CT release along with possible complications


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

    AudioVisual Course

    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2024-04-06

    Arthritis 102
    Ankylosing Spondylitis: The Stiff Back

    1.0

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    • Define and explore Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Enumerate and differentiate 3 symptoms
    • Describe 5 therapy examination tools
    • Examine and summarize 3 surgical options
    • Outline and examine therapy treatment interventions


    Riddhi Patel, PT

    AudioVisual Course

    This course has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for .1 CEUs
    Expires: 2025-10-19

    Cardiopulmonary 103 - 104

    Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology and Clinical Assessment of the Cardiopulmonary System


    4.0

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    Cardiopulmonary 103:

    • Discuss how smoking impacts the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems
    • Describe how lung dysfunction leads to cardiac dysfunction
    • Describe how cardiac dysfunction leads to lung dysfunction
    • Differentiate obstructive from restrictive pulomary pathology and the manifestations of each
    • Name 5 factors that precipitate an asthma attack
    • List 3 risk factors of coronary artery disease
    • Describe the process of artherosclerosis
    • Discuss rheumatoid arthritis and its impact on specific organs

    Cardiopulmonary 104:

    • Identify anatomic structures and key topographic landmarks of the chest
    • Describe various chest wall configurations
    • Differentiate peripheral and central cyanosis
    • Differentiate normal bronchial breath sounds from abnormal bronchial breath sounds
    • Identify various components of a chest examination
    • List 2 causes of decreased breath sounds
    • List the steps involved to ausculatate lung sounds


    Rocco Labbadia, RPT

    Downloadable Course in PDF
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    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2024-12-02

    Edema 101
    Edema: An Overview

    1.0

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    • Define edema 
    • List 3 key features of different types of edema 
    • Differentiate between different types of edema 
    • Examine and explain how to identify different types of edema 
    • Describe three treatment approaches for various types of edema


    Kristyn Fletcher, PT, DPT, CLT

    AudioVisual Course

    This course has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for .1 CEUs
    Expires: 2025-10-19

    Lymphedema 101
    Complete Decongestive Therapy: The Gold Standard for Lymphedema Treatment:An Overview

    1.0

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    • Define lymphedema 
    • Summarize the 4 components of complete decongestive therapy (CDT) 
    • Recite 3 indications for CDT 
    • Recall 3 contraindications for CDT 
    • Explain the course of treatment for lymphedema with CDT


    Kristyn Fletcher, PT, DPT, CLT

    AudioVisual Course

    This course has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for .1 CEUs
    Expires: 2025-10-19

    Lymphedema 103
    Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction: Considerations for Therapists

    1.0

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    • Summarize the relationship between breast cancer and mastectomy
    • Recall 3 types of post-mastectomy breast reconstruction surgeries
    • Explain 2 benefits of post-mastectomy breast reconstruction surgery
    • Discuss 2 risks of post-mastectomy breast reconstruction surgery
    • Generalize how therapy can benefit patient's post-mastectomy breast reconstruction


    Kristyn Fletcher, PT, DPT, CLT

    AudioVisual Course

    This course has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for .1 CEUs
    Expires: 2025-10-19

    Ortho 118
    Bone Healing - Everything You Need to Know

    2.0

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    • Identify and describe the phases of bone healing
    • List and describe 3 objectives that serve as the foundation of fracture management and bone healing
    • Define and differentiate osteoblasts, osteoclasts, and osteocytes
    • Define and discuss Wolff’s law
    • Discuss 3 principles of stress deprivation, immobilization, and normal physiologic stress as they apply to fracture healing
    • Identify 3 complications of bone healing
    • Outline and describe 6 areas of descriptive organization of classifying fractures
    • Describe pathologic fractures and list 4 types
    • Discuss 2 ways how osteoporosis affects fractures
    • List 2 common methods of fracture fixation, fixation devices, and fracture classifications


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

    AudioVisual Course

    This course has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for .2 CEUs
    Expires: 2025-10-19

    Shoulder Rehab 115 - 116

    Joint and Soft Tissue Mobilization Techniques for the Shoulder Scapula Complex, Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Non Surgical and Surgical SLAP Tears


    2.0

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    Part I:

    • Describe and perform contemporary scapula mobilization techniques
    • Apply innovative soft tissue mobilization techniques for the patient with shoulder hypomobility
    • Gain deeper insight into the causes and treatment of scapula dyskinesia
    • Define and differentiate the anatomical relationship between the rotator cuff muscles and the glenohumeral joint capsule
    • Become acquainted with soft tissue mobilization techniques for sub deltoid bursitis

    Part:II:

    • Review functional anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder - scapula complex
    • Become famiiliar and understand current strategies for the evaluation of patients with scapular disorders
    • List and describe innovative  scapular mobilization techniques for the patient with scapular dyskinesia
    • Differentiate the relationship between scapular dyskinesia, soft tissue/muscle tightness, and shoulder pathology
    • Apply a sytematic scapular muscle training program / protocol for patients with scapular dyskinesia

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

    AudioVisual Course

    Approved by PT Board
    Expires: 2024-10-19

    Shoulder Rehab 121
    Biceps Tendinopathy: Biceps Tendinitis

    1.0

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    • Define biceps tendinopathy and list 3 presenting characteristics of the condition
    • Examine and differentiate normal anatomy vs. pathology of the biceps
    • Describe 3 symptoms of biceps tendinitis
    • Discuss differential diagnosis for biceps tendinitis
    • Outline and describe 2 examination techniques for diagnosing biceps tendinitis
    • Examine and describe 3 therapeutic interventions in the treatment of biceps tendinitis

    Riddhi Patel, PT

    AudioVisual Course

    This course has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for .1 CEUs
    Expires: 2025-10-19

    Therapeutic Modalities 209

    Electrical Currents


    4.0

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    Introduction to Electrical Currents

    • Define and describe 3 electrical current parameters including waveforms, time-dependent and other electrical current parameters
    • Describe 3 positive effects of electrical currents
    • List 3 contraindications and precautions for the use of electrical currents
    • Outline the steps for application including patient positioning, electrode type and placement and list 3 general considerations


    Electrical Currents for Muscle Contraction

    • Describe the physiology involved in muscle contraction in the innervated muscle
    • Describe clinical application for orthopedic, neurologic and sports medicine
    • Describe muscle contraction for denervated muscle
    • List 5 precautions and contraindications
    • Outline parameters including, but not limited to, electrode placement, positioning, frequency and amplitude for the use of electrical stimulation for innervated muscles

    (This content is NOT included in the Therapeutic Modalities 101 course)



    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

    Case Studies
    Downloadable Course in PDF
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    This course has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for .4 CEUs
    Expires: 2025-10-19