Lower Quadrant PENS

Date and Time

August 15, 2023
3–5 p.m. ET

Location

Virtual Event

About this course:

This intermediate level course for PT/PTAs and OT/OTAs on patterned electrical neuromuscular stimulation (PENS) is part of a series of Accelerated Clinical Practice courses. Through a didactic lecture and lab demonstration, this course provides the attention necessary to achieve proficiency in the use and application of functional and neuro re-education PENS to muscles in the Lower Quadrant. The course includes a review of literature regarding muscle activation, physiology research, and functional outcomes associated with PENS applications. Additionally, the course covers the impact of PENS on physiological impairments and how it contributes to improved patient participation, activity, and functional performance.

Instructor:

Jaclyn Oltmans, PT, DPT
Clinical Program Consultant

Since graduating from Creighton University in Omaha, NE with a doctorate in physical therapy in 2005, Jaclyn’s clinical experience consists of acute care, outpatient and skilled care settings.  She began managing an outpatient rehab department in 2006, which focused on a multidisciplinary approach to rehabilitation including PT, massage, and chiropractic care. In addition to therapeutic services, she provided additional services including work conditioning programs, functional capacity evaluations, customized orthotics, and Pilates training.  In 2010, Jaclyn began with ACP as a Clinical Program Consultant, providing continuing education and program development for physical and occupational therapists in the skilled nursing setting.  She has been assisting therapists with clinically appropriate treatment protocols for a variety of diagnosis including joint replacements, stroke, chronic heart failure, COPD, general deconditioning and dementia.

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