CHC to Host Falls Prevention Seminar for Therapists

Friday, March 1st, 2013

JOHNSTOWN — Community Health Center is proud to be part of a continuing initiative to improve our local health care.

On April 22nd and 23rd, CHC and Innovative Rehabilitation Balance Solutions will be hosting an educational seminar for Physical and Occupational Therapists and Therapy Assistants.  This event will increase the clinicians' knowledge and understanding regarding falls prevention. This event will take place at the Carondelet Pavillion, St. Mary's Healthcare, in Amsterdam.

Using Functional Classifications for Assessing and Treating Patients with Dizziness, Disequilibrium, and Imbalance is a comprehensive 2-day program. These debilitating conditions are affecting greater numbers of patients in our area and must be addressed.
Professional staff successfully completing the course will receive 16.8 Continuing Education Credits.
This seminar will provide the clinician with the tools necessary to help patients move through the maze of recovery. There is a broad spectrum of patient classifications in which center of gravity stability and mobility testing and treatment play an important role. Neurological disorders, musculoskeletal problems, orthopedic injuries, geriatric de-conditioning, sports injuries and pediatric disorders can cause significant difficulty with postural control. 
  • Lecture
  • PowerPoint presentations with imbedded patient videos 
  • Video case studies 
  • Demonstration 
  • Audience participation drills 
  • Hands-on lab sessions
  • Oral, written and practical testing
  • Open discussion
  • Question and answer sessions 

Single Registrant
  • Early - $335*
  • Regular - $375

Groups of 5 of more**

  • Early - $299*
  • Regular - $325

*Registrations received by March 29th, 2013

**Price per person when registering at the same time

***$50 off for each clinician who can bring their own massage table!
Register today! Space is limited.
For more information or to register, call Anne Boles at Community Health Center - (518) 762-8215 x1064 or email



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