CC Promoted Courses

The following courses are being promoted by sponsors via an advertising option with TPTA. The TPTA does not endorse the products or services of any of its advertisers or exhibitors.  The TPTA does not guarantee that the courses listed are approved for CCUs; please contact the course sponsor or check the TPTA website approved course search (available here) for verification.

Course Title: IASTM L2 Expert Practitioner

Presenter: Davis Koh, DPT, MBA, GCS, CSCS

Sponsor: KOH Education

CCUs: 8

Date & Time: June 23, 2018

Course Description: After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify, describe, and list the understanding of anatomy of a superficial fascia and deep fascia and the layers of fascial tissue with other tissues as it relates to IASTM
  • Explain the effect of hyaluronic acid and its effect of fascia and how it can affect the lubricant of the hyaluronic acid and its effects on soft tissue
  • Identify and correctly distinguish at least 10 indications and contraindications of IASTM treatment techniques
  • Classify the different materials for IASTM instruments and point out its effects on cross contamination between patients
  • Apply knowledge of IASTM techniques by physically demonstrating the seven foundational and six advance strokes
  • Explain the effects of pressure and time limits for IASTM techniques
  • Apply knowledge of optimal patient positions and properly apply the correct strokes for treatment protocols

Registration Information: Registration deadline, June 22, 2018. Please see the sponsor's website for more information,

Posted on April 26, 2018


Course Title: Functional Dry Needling Level I

Presenter(s): Not listed

Sponsor: KinetaCore

CCUs: 29

Date & Time: July 14-15, 2018

Location: Bedford, TX

Course Description: See the Sponsor's website here

Registration Information: See the Sponsor's website here

Posted on April 16, 2018

Course Title: CranioSacral Therapy 1 (CS1)

Presenter(s): Dick Larson, CST, PhD

Sponsor: Upledger Institute International

CCUs: 24

Date & Time: August 16-19, 2018

Location: Austin, TX

Course Description: This course will introduce you to the anatomy and physiology of the CranioSacral System through our practical hands-on "learning by discovery" method. You will learn advanced palpatory skills, fascial and soft tissue release techniques, and a concise 10-step protocol for evaluation and treatment of the entire body via the CranioSacral System. To supplement class instruction you will receive a fully-illustrated, comprehensive study guide.

Registration Information: Register at the sponsor's website, Register by June 17, 2018 and save $200.

Posted on April 3, 2018

Course Title: Visceral Manipulation 1; Abdoman (VM1)

Presenter(s): Dee Dettman Ahern, PT, BI-D

Sponsor: Barral Institute

CCUs: 24

Date & Time: August 16-19, 2018

Location: Austin, TX

Course Description: In this course, you will be introduced to the models and concepts of functional biomechanics as viewed from Jean-Pierre Barral's Visceral Manipulation approach. This method of evaluation and treatment is based on the concept that each of our internal organs rotates on a physiological axis. Focus is on the abdominal cavity and includes the organs, their membranes, ligaments, innervation and their spatial functional interrelationships. You will learn basic manipulations for correcting abnormal motions and stress patterns within this cavity. The manual techniques are not advised for pregnant participants.

Registration Information: Register at the sponsor's website, Register by 6/17/2018 and save $200.

Posted on April 3, 2018

Course Title: Lymphatic Balancing; Total Body

Presenter(s): Developer, Kerry D'Ambrogio, DOM, AP, DO-MTP

Sponsor: D'Ambrogio Institute

CCUs: 25

Date & Time: July 19-22, 2018

Location: Dallas/Ft. Worth

Course Description: This course teaches you how to perform a Total Body Evaluation (ARTS), and treat excess fluid or swelling in the body. This class teaches you a total body approach to lymphatic balancing. LB is a useful place to start for new patients before performing specific LB on local regions of the body, or as maintenance for the patient.

Registration Information: Register at the sponsor's website, Register by May 20th and save $200.

Posted on April 3, 2018




Course Title: Wound Certification Prep Course (WCPC)

Presenter(s): Greg Patterson, MD, FACS, CWS; Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CDE, CWS, CEEAA; Carolyn H. Cuttino, BSN, RN, CWCN, CWS

Sponsor: HMP

CCUs: 17

Date & Time: April 21-22, 7:30am-5:30pm

Location: DoubleTree Hotel Dallas, Campbell Centre, 8250 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, 75206

Course Description: The Wound Certification Prep Course (WCPC) is an in-depth 2-day course for physical therapists interested in preparing for the wound certification board examinations, becoming re-certified, or gaining a better understanding of wound care. Physical Therapists play a critical role in eliminating barriers to wound healing and using specific interventions to enhance healing and outcomes, such as debridement and biophysical modalities. They are often on the front lines, treating patients both in the hospital and in outpatient settings.

Additional benefits for Physical Therapists:

  • Improves your chances of passing the CWS board certification exam
  • Taught by an interdisciplinary panel of ABWM Certified Wound Specialists
  • Earn up to 17 contact hours
  • Only course recommended by the ABWM Foundation
  • Convenient 2-day format
  • Save $100 on registration (use code TPTA100)

Registration Information: Please see the sponsor's website at Save on registration with the code TPTA100. The discount applies to new registrations only and cannot be combined with any other discount.

Posted on March 21, 2018

Course Title: Concussion Management

Presenter(s): Not listed

Sponsor: Evidence In Motion

CCUs: Not listed

Date & Time: June 9-10, 2018

Location: San Antonio, TX

Course Description: Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Debunk concussion myths and facts in clinical practice
  • Obtain an exquisite subjective history from patient and caregiver screening all systems, environmental, and social scenarios that may impede clinical care and outcomes
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive physical examination to diagnose and/or recognize concussion signs and symptoms in the pediatric to geriatric patient
  • Identify premorbid yellow and red flags that may make the patient susceptible to chronic post concussion symptoms
  • Use various screening tools and techniques to differentiate between post-concussion syndrome, cervical spine, vestibular, learning, and mood disorders
  • Incorporate and analyze real-life patient stories and videos for next day clinical knowledge translation
  • Determine who is appropriate to refer to rehabilitative therapy services such as physical therapy, vestibular therapy, occupational therapy, vision therapy, speech language pathology, neuropsychology, psychology, school counselors, and social work
  • Appreciate the interdisciplinary model necessary to appropriately care for the chronic post-concussive patient
  • Determine how to assess and treat cervical, vestibular, and autonomic dysfunction related to exertional exercise
  • Utilize a paced graded exposure therapeutic neuroscience education approach to address functional limitations that may be modifiable with behavioral and environmental adaptations
  • Empower the student to begin accurately educating colleagues and communities on concussion prevention, treatment and safety

Registration Information: Please see the course listing on the sponsor's website for more information

Posted on February 27, 2018