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The Rotator Cuff - PT04
The Rotator Cuff
Rehabilitation Management Considerations

PT04 l 1.00 contact hrs
by James E. Glinn Jr., PT, DPT, OCS and James E. Glinn Sr., PT
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The goal of this rotator cuff continuing education program is to provide physical therapists with information about the rotator cuff musculature and the role the rotator cuff plays in some common upper extremity biomechanics. After completion of the program, you should be able to:
  • Describe the basic anatomy of the rotator cuff musculature
  • Describe the role of the rotator cuff in basic biomechanics of the human shoulder
  • List common pathologies that may be seen with dysfunction of the rotator cuff

Approval Information
Gannett Healthcare Group is an approved sponsor by The New York State Education Department of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants from October 21, 2009 to October 20, 2015.
This activity is provided by The Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #GED012010TPTA2012004 for 1/1/2010 to 1/31/2013 and #1601004 for 02/01/13 to 01/31/16 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
As of 4/5/10, ContinuingEducation.com is recognized by The Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California.
ContinuingEducation.com was approved as a provider of continuing education by The North Carolina Physical Therapy Association (provider no. 09-0215-001PR) from March 8, 2009 through March 8, 2010.
ContinuingEducation.com is a licensed physical therapy continuing education sponsor (#216.000275) with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from July 2013 through September 30, 2016.
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
The Ohio Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 08S0772, expiration date 8/18/09; approval no. 09S1476 for 8/19/09 to 8/19/10; 11S0500 for 8/20/10 to 8/20/11; 11S1340 for 08/21/11 to 08/21/12; 12S1696 for 08/22/12 to 08/22/13; 13S1556 for 08/23/13 to 08/23/14; 14S1241 for 08/24/14 to 08/24/15).
The Florida Physical Therapy Association (approval no. CE80012518, expiration date 12/31/08; CE90012556 for 01/01/09 to 12/31/09; CE100014631 for 01/01/10 to 12/31/10; CE110016930 for 01/01/11 to 12/31/11; CM120017446 for 01/01/12 to 12/31/12; CE130019610 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/13; CE140021431 for 01/01/14 to 12/31/14; CE150024009 for 01/01/15 to 12/31/15). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the Florida Physical Therapy Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
The Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approval no. 43807A; expiration date 8/17/09; approval no. 46812A for 8/18/09 to 8/17/10).
The Tennessee Physical Therapy Association for Class 1 Continuing Education Requirement (approval no. 3650 for 2/18/11 to 2/17/12; 4192 for 02/18/12 to 02/17/13; 4849 for 02/18/13 to 02/17/14; 5707 for 02/18/14 to 02/17/15; PTCE006047 for 02/18/15 to 02/17/16).
The Pennsylvania Board of Physical Therapy (PTCE003860 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/14). An updated Pennsylvania approval number for this course is pending. A current list of approved courses which included ContinuingEducation.com courses can be found at the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy website under Approved Continuing Education Programs: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/state_board_of%20_ph%20ysical_therapy/12522/licensure_information/572088
The New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approval no. 235-2008, expiration date 1/31/10; approval no. 43-2010, expiration date 1/31/12; 183-2012 for 02/01/12 to 01/31/14; 361-2014 for 02/01/14 to 01/31/16).
Approval of this course does not necessarily imply The Florida Physical Therapy Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
This course has been approved by:
The Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 12/06/11 to 12/06/15/.
The Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 09/13/11 to 07/31/13; 07/31/13 to 07/31/15.
The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 437-2504, expiration date 8/1/09; approval no. 437-3123 for 12/1/09 to 12/1/10; 437-3869 for 04/01/11 to 05/01/12; 437-4351 for 05/01/12 to 05/01/13; 437-4788 for 05/01/13 to 05/01/14). According to the Rules for the Administration of the Illinois Physical Therapy Act (section 13460.61) published by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant applying for re-licensure in Illinois can earn a maximum of 50 percent of their required continuing education hours from self-study. The hours awarded of this course are designated for self-study CE credit.
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.


This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 10/8/2015

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