The goal of this program is to help PTs identify the etiology, presentation and treatments associated with adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder, commonly known as frozen shoulder syndrome (FSS). After reading this module, you will be able to:
- Discuss the etiology and risk factors associated with FSS
- Demonstrate an understanding of physical therapy techniques appropriate to the treatment of FSS
- Explain the most frequently used medical management strategies for patients with FSS
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 10/21/09 to 10/20/15.
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.
Gannett Education is recognized by The Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California.
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
The Ohio Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 10S0950 for 6/7/10 to 6/7/11; 11S0915 from 06/08/11 to 06/08/12; 12S1144 for 06/08/12 to 06/08/13; 13S0964 for 06/09/13 to 06/09/14).
The Florida Physical Therapy Association (approval no. CP100015643, expiration date 12/31/10; CP110015641 for 01/01/11 to 12/31/11; CP120017209 for 01/01/12 to 12/31/12; CP130019642 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/13).
The Tennessee Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 3305 for 8/9/10 to 8/8/11; 3770 for 08/09/11 to 08/08/12; 4553 for 08/09/12 to 08/08/13) for Class 1 Continuing Education Requirement;.
The Pennsylvania Board of Physical Therapy (PTCE003852 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/14).
The New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approval no. 480-2010, expiration date 1/31/12; 99-2012 from 02/01/12 to 01/31/14).
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 01/30/12 to 07/31/13.
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. 437.3410 for 6/1/10 to 6/1/11; 437-3865 for 06/01/11 to 06/01/12; 437-4344 for 06/01/12 to 06/01/13, 437-4770 for 06/01/13 to 06/01/14). 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.