Continuing Education

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  • Online Courses
  • Credentialed Clinical Instructor (CCIP)
  • CCIP Level II (Previously Advanced CCIP)
  • Breaking up is hard to do: Ethics of maintaining vs. ending care
  • Behavioral and Rehabilitation Treatment of Bowel Disorders
  • Sexual Health and Pelvic Pain
  • Treatment of Bowel, Bladder and Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Neuroanatomical Dissection Course


Discounted fee for Marquette alumni; community participants are welcome.



Presented by Donald A. Neumann, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Author of Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal System: Foundations for Physical Rehabilitation, Elsevier (2017)

This course explores the kinesiology of the hip with renowned teacher and writer Dr. Donald Neumann. The course presents the many structural and functional musculoskeletal relationships that exist within and between the hip and surrounding regions. These relationships will be described for the healthy state as well as the hip with pathology. This 6 hour and 15 minute video presents the kinesiologic foundations for evaluating and treating the hip.

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Presented by Donald A. Neumann, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Author of Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal System: Foundations for Physical Rehabilitation, Elsevier (2017)

This 6-hour educational video is designed to stimulate interest and review the anatomic and kinesiologic foundations of the shoulder and upper quarter of the body. The lecture presents many of the essential structural and functional musculoskeletal relationships that exist within this region. Kinesiologic topics range from maximizing reach and overall function of the shoulder to weight bearing through the entire upper limb.

Information about the course.

Check back! More Kinesiology videos to come.

Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP)

March 11-12, 2019

This program is recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as a Clinical Instructor (CI) Education and Credentialing Program and is being sponsored by Marquette University on behalf of the WI Clinical Education Consortium. The program was developed through a grant funded by APTA under the direction of principal investigator Michael J. Emery, Ed.D., PT and with co-investigators Nancy Peatman, PT, M.Ed. and Lynn Foord, MS, M.Ed., PT and with materials used by the New England Consortium of Academic Coordinators of Clinical Education, Inc. It takes 15 hours to complete the entire program for CI Education and Credentialing.

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CCIP Level II (Previously Advanced CCIP)

March 11-12, 2019

This voluntary program is designed for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who have supervised or overseen the supervision of at least one student in clinical practice, or have been actively involved in student learning and education since receiving the APTA CCIP Level I credential. Clinicians from other health care professions who have completed CCIP Level I and meet the above student supervision criteria are also welcome to participate.

Program participants must complete prerequisites including completion of a CCIP Level II Participant Dossier, a series of three online professionalism modules, and review of four articles, in addition to completing a live 2-day program with an Assessment component. Successful completion of the course provides credentialed CIs with 1.7 CEUs and the APTA CCIP Level II credential. Clinicians from other health care professions who complete CCIP Level II are eligible to receive 1.3 CEUs, but would not be awarded the Level II CI Credential.

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Breaking up is hard to do: Ethics of maintaining vs. ending care

September 28, 2018

Trying to maintain our professional integrity while providing excellent care within the business model of health care can lead to ethical distress. The relative contributions of economics, social justice and our duties to multiple parties make this a particularly thorny issue. This presentation will focus on the inherent legal and ethical challenges of determining continuance of care versus discharging our patients who may not ever get “all better.”

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Behavioral and Rehabilitation Treatment of Bowel Disorders — An Advanced Course

Oct. 10-12, 2019

This is an advanced three-day course designed for nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other health care providers who are seeking a better understanding of the various bowel disorders that affect children, women and men; and the specific rehabilitation strategies that are useful in treating these disorders.

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Sexual Health and Pelvic Pain: Rehabilitation Strategies for Pelvic Floor Clinicians

April 23-25, 2020 (course is confirmed as of 8/2/18)

This 3 day course is designed for licensed health care professionals such as physical and occupational therapists, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who are working in the area of pelvic floor dysfunction and looking to expand their knowledge with specific patient populations and treatment considerations. Clinicians will be provided with the rationale and tools to address Sexual Function and Wellness and provide strategies for treatment of Chronic Pelvic Pain. Specific content and detailed information on these topics is provided below.

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Treatment of Bowel, Bladder, and Pelvic Floor Disorders

June 19-22, 2019

An intensive 4-day study of the anatomical and psycho-physiological principles essential for the development of effective treatment programs.

This course fulfills the didactic training and practicum components for the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA) certification in Pelvic Floor Muscle Dysfunction (PMDB) Biofeedback.

Minimum of 14 participants to hold course. Please email to let her know you would like to commit to registering.

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Neuroanatomical Dissection Course: Human Brain and Spinal Cord

July 19-21, 2018

Human brain

This course consists of an exciting three-day anatomical dissection of the brain and spinal cord, as well as a compelling review of recent advances in functional neuroscience. Participants will work in groups and be allotted three afternoons to perform regional dissections on embalmed human cadaveric material. The faculty consists of neuroscientists and clinicians qualified and experienced as neuroanatomical instructors. Faculty members guide 12 hours of dissection in the afternoons. These sessions are complemented by three morning lecture sessions enriched by slide, video, computer animation and microscopic presentations.

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