We are excited to announce our calendar of Free CEU Virtual Inservices this spring!

*Please note:
– To register for an inservice, click on the corresponding registration link listed below each course description.
– Some course topics are offered more than once on the same day.
– Listed course times are all EST.
– CEUs vary by course, state and PT vs OT.
– Please ensure that you are able to attend each inservice that you register for as we often and quickly reach our capacity. Should you be prompted that a course is already full, please email theron.steinke@srtpo.net to be placed on a waiting list.

Wednesday, June 9th
7:00 – 8:00pm EST
Advancements in Upper Extremity Prosthetic Technology
Level: Introductory
Instructor: Brooke O’Steen, OTR, Upper Extremity Clinical & Education Specialist
1 Free CEU for Occupational Therapists in Indiana, Wisconsin & Illinois
Learn about the latest advancements in upper extremity technology and surgical procedures and how they equate to function and outcomes. This course covers the latest in multi-articulating hands, and advanced programs such as Targeted Muscle Reinnervation, Pattern Recognition, Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface, and osseointegration, along with the OT’s role in ensuring the best fit and overall function for your patient!

Wednesday, June 23rd
7:00 – 8:00pm EST
Partial Hand Prosthetics
Level: Introductory
Instructor: Brooke O’Steen, OTR, Upper Extremity Clinical & Education Specialist
1 Free CEU for Occupational Therapists in Indiana, Wisconsin & Illinois
Join us as we discuss a case study of a traumatic firework explosion to the patient’s dominant hand. Participants will put their Occupational Therapy skills to work as they explore the pros and cons of each surgical option that was presented to the patient and formulate an educated opinion on whether to salvage the limb or amputate. Participants will also learn about the wide variety of partial hand devices, their pros and cons as well as therapy implications for both the acute and outpatient therapy settings.

Looking for More? No problem! If you would like to schedule an in-person or virtual presentation for you and your therapy team, simply contact Theron Steinke.

Free Virtual or In-Person CEU Courses for Occupational Therapists:

  • Basics of Upper Extremity Prosthetics
  • Body Powered Prosthetics
  • Myoelectrics
  • Advancements in Technology
  • Preparing the Patient for the Prosthetic Process
  • ADLs for Upper Extremity Amputees
  • ADLs for Lower Extremity Amputees and the OT’s Role
  • Partial Hand Prosthetics – Acute & Outpatient Settings
  • Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: A Comprehensive Approach

Free Virtual or In-Person CEU Courses for Physical Therapists:

  • Basics of Lower Extremity Prosthetics
  • Prosthetic Suspension Techniques
  • Acute Care Rehab for Patients with Amputations
  • Post-Acute Care Rehab for Patients with Amputations
  • Prosthetic Gait Analysis
  • Lower Extremity Prosthetics: Common Components Linked to K-Levels for Best Patient Outcomes
  • Overview of Lower Extremity Orthotics
  • Overview of Cervical/Spinal Orthotics

Joint Presentations for both Occupational & Physical Therapists:

  • Advancements in Prosthetic Technology: Options for either Direct Socket System or Connect TF
  • The Prosthetic Process: How OTs & PTs Contribute to Prosthetic Prescription for Best Patient Outcomes

SRT is proud to offer continuing education courses free of charge to hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient therapy clinics, as well as home health and dialysis clinics. Our courses are approved through either INAPTA in Indiana, IOTA in Indiana, IPTA in Illinois, and WPTA in Wisconsin, depending on the course. All courses are also available to Physical and Occupational Therapy Universities.

For more information on any of these events or inservices, please contact Theron Steinke, Community Relations, at 419.212.2525 or theron.steinke@srtpo.net*Currently not every course is pre-approved in every state. Contact Theron for details.

All Upper Extremity course are presented by Brooke O’Steen, OTR, Upper Extremity Clinical & Education Specialist. With over 15 years of occupational therapy experience, Brooke is a part of SRT’s Upper Extremity Team and provides one-on-one education to therapists, medical professionals, and patients during their therapy treatment sessions; brainstorming and problem solving to provide optimum patient care. Brooke has been a full-status continuing education provider for Indiana Occupational Therapy Association since 2012 and has presented at over 20 IOTA District Meetings and Conferences. brooke.osteen@srtpo.net

All Lower Extremity prosthetic courses are presented by Renée Van Veld, PT, DPT, Lower Extremity Clinical & Education Specialist. Dr. Van Veld has over 20 years of experience as a physical therapist treating patients with lower extremity amputations.  While continuing direct patient care, she has taught in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at the University of Indianapolis for 14 years, managing all aspects of the clinical education program and teaching graduate students about examination of and intervention for patients with amputations.  In her role as Director of Clinical Education, she routinely visited all clinical practice settings and provided continuing education to practicing clinicians.  In addition, she has experience in producing peer-reviewed presentations on the regional and national level, as well as peer-reviewed research publications. Dr. Van Veld is utilizing her extensive education experience to instruct clinicians in best practice management of patients with amputations.  Concurrently, she is expanding her student teaching to include DPT students at other university doctoral programs in Indiana. renee.vanveld@srtpo.net

SRT is also available for presentations at Physical & Occupational Therapy Universities:

Education Universities