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Navigate the New Legal Landscape of PT Imaging in Arizona

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Join Us for a Comprehensive One-Day Course on Musculoskeletal Imaging

Recent Arizona legislation has significantly expanded imaging rights for physical therapists, allowing PTs to order all imaging without restriction.

This change brings new opportunities and responsibilities, requiring a comprehensive understanding of imaging modalities and their applications.

Our intensive one-day course, led by expert Colin Rigney PT, DPT, OCS, RMSK, is designed to bridge this knowledge gap.

Combining evidence-based theory with hands-on experience, this program will equip you with the skills to integrate advanced imaging practices into your clinical decision-making process.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, participants will learn to:

  • Understand the scope and limitations of PT imaging rights in Arizona

  • Apply clinical prediction rules to guide imaging decisions

  • Interpret basic musculoskeletal imaging results

  • Integrate imaging findings into comprehensive patient care plans

  • Communicate effectively with patients and healthcare providers about imaging

  • Navigate the ethical and legal aspects of expanded imaging rights

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS SEMINAR

This course is tailored for licensed physical therapists in Arizona committed to advancing their practice with new imaging rights.

It's particularly beneficial for:

  • Experienced physical therapists looking to expand their skill set and adapt to the evolving scope of practice.

  • Physical therapists involved in or interested in conducting research related to imaging in physical therapy.

  • Physical therapists moving towards or already practicing in direct access settings.

  • Recent graduates who want to build a strong foundation in imaging from the start of their careers.

  • Clinic Owners and managers who need to understand the implications of the new legislation for their clinics.

  • Orthopedic and sports specialists working in areas where imaging plays a crucial role in diagnosis and treatment planning.

  • Educators and clinical instructors who need to stay current with legislative changes and emerging practices.

If you're a licensed physical therapist in Arizona committed to providing the highest standard of care, this course is designed for you.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Instructors

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Colin Rigney PT, DPT, OCS, RMSK

  • Experienced clinician and educator
  • Specializes in musculoskeletal imaging and ultrasound
  • Committed to evidence-based practice and clinical excellence
ryan

Ryan Martin, PT, DPT, RMSK

  • Expert in musculoskeletal ultrasound and PT imaging rights
  • Bridges critical knowledge gaps in imaging education
  • Empowers PTs with advanced skills for enhanced patient care

Course Details

  • Dates: August 24, 2024 or October 12, 2024
  • Location: Chandler AZ
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • CEU Hours: 8 hours (certificate provided)
  • Investment: $600

What's Included?

  • Comprehensive course materials
  • Hands-on ultrasound practice sessions
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Post-course online resources
  • Follow-up Q&A session

Limited Capacity: To ensure an optimal learning environment, each session is limited to 20 participants.

COURSE CURRICULUM

This intensive, evidence-based program will cover:

Evolution of Imaging Rights in Physical Therapy

  • Historical context and current legislation
  • Implications for clinical practice

Comprehensive Imaging Modalities Overview

  • X-ray, MRI, CT, Ultrasound: Strengths and applications
  • Appropriate use in physical therapy practice

Clinical Prediction Rules

  • Evidence-based guidelines for Imaging Referral
  • Practical application in daily practice

American College of Radiology (ACR) Guidelines

  • Relevance to physical therapy
  • Ensuring best practices in imaging referral

Hands-On Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Experience

  • Basic techniques and interpretation
  • Integration into clinical assessment

Ethical Considerations

  • Responsible use of imaging rights
  • Patient communication best practices

Clinical Decision Making

  • Integrating imaging results into treatment plans
  • Recognizing red flags and referral indications

Legal Aspects

  • Understanding responsibilities and liability
  • Documentation requirements

Interprofessional Communication

  • Effective dialogue with radiologists and specialists
  • Enhancing collaborative care

Future Trends in PT Imaging

  • Emerging technologies and practices
  • Continuing education pathways

This intensive, evidence-based program will cover:

Evolution of Imaging Rights in Physical Therapy

  • Historical context and current legislation
  • Implications for clinical practice

Understanding the historical context and current legislation is crucial for appreciating the significance of your new imaging rights and responsibilities.

Comprehensive Imaging Modalities Overview

  • X-ray, MRI, CT, Ultrasound: Strengths and applications
  • Appropriate use in physical therapy practice

Knowledge of various imaging modalities empowers you to choose the most appropriate option for each patient's needs.

Clinical Prediction Rules

  • Evidence-based guidelines for Imaging Referral
  • Practical application in daily practice

These evidence-based guidelines are essential for making informed decisions about when and how to use imaging in your practice.

American College of Radiology (ACR) Guidelines

  • Relevance to physical therapy
  • Ensuring best practices in imaging referral

Familiarity with ACR guidelines ensures you're aligned with best practices in the broader medical community.

Hands-On Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Experience

  • Basic techniques and interpretation
  • Integration into clinical assessment

Practical skills in ultrasound can significantly enhance your diagnostic capabilities and treatment planning.

Ethical Considerations

  • Responsible use of imaging rights
  • Patient communication best practices

Understanding the ethical implications of imaging rights is crucial for responsible practice and patient trust.

Clinical Decision Making

  • Integrating imaging results into treatment plans
  • Recognizing red flags and referral indications

Integrating imaging results into your clinical reasoning process is key to providing comprehensive, evidence-based care.

Legal Aspects

  • Understanding responsibilities and liability
  • Documentation requirements

Knowledge of legal responsibilities protects both you and your patients in this new landscape of expanded imaging rights.

Interprofessional Communication

  • Effective dialogue with radiologists and specialists
  • Enhancing collaborative care

Effective communication with other healthcare professionals is vital for coordinated, patient-centered care.

Future Trends in PT Imaging

  • Emerging technologies and practices
  • Continuing education pathways

Staying informed about emerging technologies and practices prepares you for the evolving future of PT imaging.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE

Evidence-based curriculum aligned with current Arizona legislation

Practical, hands-on learning with state-of-the-art ultrasound equipment

Expert instruction from a recognized leader in the field

Immediate applicability to enhance
your clinical practice

Comprehensive resources for continued
learning post-course

Advancing Patient Care Through Education

At Advanced MSK Ultrasound Center, we're committed to elevating the standard of physical therapy practice. This course represents our dedication to providing high-quality, relevant education that directly impacts patient care.

By participating, you're not just expanding your skill set – you're contributing to the advancement of our profession and the quality of healthcare in Arizona.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

This course is specifically designed to address the recent changes in Arizona legislation regarding PT imaging rights. It provides the knowledge and skills necessary to responsibly utilize these expanded rights within the scope of PT practice.