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Physical Agent Modalities for Upper Extremity Rehab

Ended Dec 8, 2018
0.2 credits

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Full course description

Instructor: Lindsey Schultz, MS, OTR, CHT, CLT;
Course Coordinator: Margaret Frye, MA, OTR;

Location: Bauer Family Academic Center (BFAC) Room 302

Date:  August 27, 2018
Time:  5:00-6:50 pm

Description: This class will present the use of physical agent modalities as a therapeutic intervention for UE diagnoses. Participants will develop an understanding of the evidence-based use of typical physical agent modalities and the indications/contraindications of each modality.
Physical agent modalities covered: heat/cold, ultrasound, electrical stimulation)

  1. Identify the different types of physical agent modalities used by occupational & physical therapists on clients with varying diagnoses
  2. Recognize the indications and contraindications for the use of physical agent modalities
  3. Describe and understand the evidence based use of physical agent modalities on various diagnoses to enhance participation in daily tasks
The courses are approved by the New York State Board for Occupational Therapy for up to 2 Continued Competency Hours (CCH) (.2CEU)

If you are signing up for all 8 sessions, please enroll into the Upper Extremity Rehabilitation Program.

Tuition Waiver - If you have a tuition waiver that has been issued within the last three (3) years and you would like to use it, please scan and send it to In your email please specify how many courses you will be taking. Danielle Clements will send you a promotional code based upon the number of courses you are signing up for.   

Promotional Code: If you are enrolling into more than one (1) session, please contact or call (716) 829-8063