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  • Advanced Muscle Energy with Clinical Correlations (November 2018)

    Dates:

    November 9 - 13, 2018

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This course expands upon previous training on the use of muscle contraction as an activating force, particularly Muscle Energy: Level I. A lecture, a demonstration, and small group practice session format will review and enhance the concepts of muscle contraction and its use throughout the musculoskeletal system, including upper extremities and the vertebral column. More advanced techniques will be provided for the pelvis and spine. Muscle energy techniques for the upper and lower extremities will be given. Problem solving and integration with exercise principles will be emphasized. Students are requested to bring past experiences with muscle energy techniques for group discussion.

    Prerequisites: Principles of Manual Medicine

    Credit hours: 34 category IA

  • Body Mapping for Musicians' Health

    Dates:

    To be arranged based on student's and teacher's schedule

    Location:

    4930 S. Hagadorn Road, East Lansing, MI, 48823

    Description:

    Body Mapping sessions are one-on-one and are designed to enhance performance and avoid injury by helping students refine and correct their body maps in order to move in a more efficient and coordinated way. Body Mapping is similar to the Alexander and Feldenkrais techniques, but relies more on verbal and visual strategies. Dr. Judy Palac teaches the sessions and is a licensed Andover Educator (teacher of Body Mapping).  Tuition is $53 per one-on-one session.

  • Brain Injury Symposium of Mid-Michigan (June 2017)

    Dates:

    Friday, June 16, 2017.  8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

    Location:

    Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI  48824

    Description:

    The Brain Injury Symposium of Mid-Michigan will enhance the attendees knowledge of brain injury rehabilitation. This event features presenters who are leading local, state, and international service professionals and targets health care, rehabilitation, and service professionals. The 2017 keynote speaker is Whitney Cerak Wheeler, graduate of Taylor University and survivor of traumatic brain injury.

  • Center for Physical Activity and Health

    Location:

    3 IM Sports Circle at MSU

    Description:

    MSU's Departments of Kinesiology and Epidemiology have collaborated to form the Center for Physical Activity and Health (CPAH). By studying the effect of physical activity on human health and well-being throughout the lifespan, the CPAH will be able to impact the lives of Michigan and US citizens by offering appropriate physical activity intervention strategies. The CPAH will partner with many organizations including other academic units on and off campus, businesses, industries, philanthropic organizations, and governmental and public health organizations in order to understand and implement physical activity research, policies, and behavior as it relates to chronic disease prevention, a better quality of life, and overall health outcomes.

  • Complementary Therapies in Pain Management (Online Course)

    Description:

    Complementary Therapies in Pain Management is a self-paced, online continuing education course that provides registered nurses with an overview of pain and complementary therapies used in pain management. Registered nurses who complete the course may earn 1.0 continuing nursing education contact hour, and will be able to:

    • define pain and discuss basic pain assessment and modalities for pain management;
    • describe the use of complementary therapies in the U.S.;
    • define the various terms used to refer to complementary therapies in health care;
    • list the five categories of therapies and identify one specific therapy that fits each category;
    • evaluate the evidence base for complementary therapies;
    • identify referral issues for patients, nurses, and other providers related to complementary therapies;
    • discuss barriers to the effective integration of complementary therapies into conventional health care; and
    • identify area resources and referrals for complementary therapies.
  • Continuing Osteopathic Medical Education Manual Medicine Courses

    Dates:

    See current schedule at the website below.

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    MSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine offers continuing medical education courses, frequently held at the East Lansing Marriott hotel. The manual medicine series, open to licensed D.O.s, M.D.s, P.T.s, and D.D.S.s, is approved for AOA and AMA Category I credit. Courses include such topics as: Principles of Manual Medicine; Craniosacral Technique; Direct Action Thrust Manipulative Technique; Exercise; Functional Technique; Muscle Energy; Extremities, and Myofascial Release.

  • Craniosacral Techniques: Part 1 (January 2018)

    Dates:

    January 26 - 30, 2018

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This four and a half day course is designed to provide a solid anatomic and physiologic foundation for the diagnosis and treatment of structural problems within the craniosacral mechanism. The course has ample opportunity for hands-on experience. This course offers 35 category IA CME credits. There are prerequisites for this course.

  • Craniosacral Techniques: Part 2 (September 2017)

    Dates:

    September 22 - 26, 2017

    Location:

    MSUCOM, Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI.

    Description:

    This four and a half day course provides a thorough review of all material presented in the Part I course.  More specialized techniques are given in the diagnosis and treatment of the sacrum, the diaphragm, face, and TMJ problems. Diagnosis and treatment of the infant skull will be addressed.  Students will be introduced to the craniosacral principles applied to the whole body. There are prerequisities.  CME: 35 1-A credits.

  • Craniosacral Techniques: Part 3 (July 2018)

    Dates:

    July 13 - 17, 2018

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This four and a half day intense course will take what you’ve learned in the Cranial I and II courses to a new level.  You will learn to understand fascial linkages throughout the body, get more information on the cranial rhythmic impulse, how to use the CRI throughout the body for diagnosis and treatment of various musculoskeletal disorders, effect of emotions on the CRI and tissue mechanics, utilize the Becker Technique of the fulcrum, understand and treat tissue memory in physical and emotional trauma and understand the human bioenergy field and it’s relationship to the CRI in health and disease.

    Prerequisites: Principles of Manual Medicine, Craniosacral Techniques: Part I, and Craniosacral Techniques Part II

    Credit hours: 35 1-A

  • Exercise Prescription as a Complement to Manual Medicine (October 2017)

    Dates:

    October 27 - 30, 2017

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This four-day program was developed in 1992 by Mark Bookhout, P.T. based upon the work of Vladimir Janda. This unique course is designed to complement the muscle energy biomechanical model. The exercises taught assist the participant in developing an individualized exercise program based upon the patient’s biomechanical findings and help to maintain the changes made with manual therapy treatment. This course offers 27 I-A CME credits. There are prerequisites for this course.

  • Introduction to Reflexology (Online Course)

    Description:

    This course gives an overview of the principles of reflexology and a video demonstration of the basic techniques. Participants will be able to practice these skills as a result of completing this course. This course provides 2 contact hours and fulfills 1.0 nursing continuing education requirement for pain management.

  • Muscle Energy: Part 1 (April 2018)

    Dates:

    April 20 - 24, 2018

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This course expands upon previous training in manual medicine in the use of muscle contraction as an activating force. A lecture, demonstration, and small group practice session format will emphasize the concepts of muscle contraction and its use in the treatment of dysfunction of the vertebral column and bony pelvis. Expansion of the structural diagnostic process will include definitive diagnosis of dysfunctions of the bony pelvis and diagnosis of dysfunctions on the vertebral column will be reviewed.  

    Prerequisites: Principles of Manual Medicine

    CME: 34 1-A credits

  • Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center

    Location:

    3181 Sandhill Road, Mason, Michigan 48854

    Description:

    Origami is a nonprofit organization offering a continuum of care for individuals who have sustained a brain injury. Origami brings together committed professionals who use a unique interdisciplinary approach and a network of community resources to meet the physical, social, spiritual, cognitive, and emotional needs of those who have sustained a brain injury. Its focus is on maximizing recovery, restoring quality of life and independence.

  • Principals of Manual Medicine Course (April, December 2017)

    Dates:

    • April 28 - May 1, 2017
    • December 1 - 4, 2017

    Location:

    MSUCOM, Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    Principles of Manual Medicine is a combination of didactic, lectures and “hands-on” experience sufficient to understand the principles involved in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders amenable to manual medicine methods. Emphasis will be placed on the integration of manual medicine into total health care.

    Credit Hours: 28 1-A

  • Rehabilitation, Education, and Change (REACH) Online Courses

    Description:

    MSU's Rehabilitation, Education, and Change (REACH) is the continuing education unit of the Rehabilitation Counseling Program, Office of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies. REACH creates useful and progressive learning advantages for rehabilitation professionals including workshops and conferences on topics such as Accommodations, Disability Management, and Independent Living.

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