SRT has provided thousands of free continuing education hours for physical therapists, occupational therapists and students on a variety of prosthetic and orthotic topics.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
*Currently not every course is pre-approved in every state. Contact Theron Steinke for details.
Free CEU Courses for Occupational Therapists:
- Basics of Upper Extremity Prosthetics
- Body Powered Prosthetics
- Advancements in Technology
- Preparing the Patient for the Prosthetic Process
- ADLs for Upper & Lower Extremity Amputees
- Partial Hand Prosthetics – Acute & Outpatient Settings
Free 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
- Functional Task Training
- Overview of Lower Extremity Orthotics
- Overview of Cervical/Spinal Orthotics
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 14 IOTA District Meetings and Conferences.
All Lower Extremity 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.