Craniomandibular Disorders-An Overview Course
Mark Strickland, PT, OCS, MTC, Cert MDT, CFC, CCTT, CODN
$39; 1.5 contact hrs (see CEU info below)
ONLINE COURSE DESCRIPTION
An overview of Craniomandibular Disorders will be presented covering anatomy, mechanics, common pathologies and current physical therapy approaches. Selected physical therapy techniques will be demonstrated. Current approaches to Craniomandibular disorders in dentistry and medicine will also be described.
ONLINE COURSE OBJECTIVES
-Identify the anatomical features of the Craniomandibular complex
-Identify the normal mechanics of Craniomandibular complex as well a common patterns of abnormal or dysfunctional motion
-Identify common pathologies occurring in the Craniomandibular complex
-Identify developmental, functional and structural contributions to the development of Craniomandibular disorders
-Identify physical therapy approaches to examination and for Craniomandibular disorders
-Identify current trends in medicine and dentistry for the management of Craniomandibular disorders
ONLINE COURSE OUTLINE
Clinical anatomy and pathomechanics
Contributing factors, parafunctions, perpetuations
Appropriate radiology, interocclusal appliances and therapeutic interventions
Live Q/A Session
ONLINE COURSE INSTRUCTOR
Mark Strickland, PT, OCS, MTC, Cert MDT, CFC, CCTT is a graduate from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston in 1984. He received his McKenzie certification in 1994, completed his Board Certification in Orthopedic Specialty in 1999, his Manual Therapy Certification through the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 1999, and his Craniofacial Certification in 2005 also through the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. In 2009, he was certified by the Physical Therapy Board of Cervical & Craniofacial Therapeutics (PTBCCT) as a Certified Cervical and Temporomandibular Therapist. In 2012, he completed his Vestibular Certification through the American Institute of Balance and Certification in Orofacial Dry Needling through Myopain Seminars. For the past seventeen years Mr. Strickland has been a chief clinical instructor for the Physical Therapy School at Texas State University. For the past nine years he has been an Assistant Professor at the University of St. Augustine where he teaches online courses in Craniomandibular Disorders (beginner, intermediate, advanced and state of the art for 9 College credit hours per trimester for seventh semester DPT, post graduate transitional DPT and DScPT students). He also co-teaches the Continuing Medical Education seminar series offered through the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, leading to Craniofacial Certification (CFC) with Dr. Mariano Rocabado. After 22 years in private practice, Mr. Strickland is currently an Area Vice President for Physiotherapy Associates (Texas/OK). He manages seventeen clinics. He practices physical therapy in Austin, TX with primary specialties of spine, manual therapy, and Craniomandibular Disorders
This is an intermediate level course designed for PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTA’s, CHT’s, and ATCs
CE Approval provided through Therapy Network Seminars:
PT CEU: *AK,AL,*AR,*AZ,CO,CT,*DC,*DE,GA,HI,IA,ID,*IN,*KS,*KY,MA,ME,MI,*MO,*MS,MT,*NC,ND,NE,NH, NY,OR,*RI,*SC,SD,TN,TX,*UT,VA,WA,*WI, VI,VT,WY;
*Approved “by virtue”
NY-NYSED Approved Provider for PT/PTAs 10/14/2014 – 10/14/2018
TX-TPTA Accredited Provider. This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider and meets continuing competence requirements for PT and PTA licensure renewal in TX. .
OT CE Approval provided through Therapy Network Seminars:
AK, AR, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, FL, HI, *IA, ID, IL, IN, *KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, *NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY
*Satisfies NBCOT Requirements only.
AOTA Approved Provider # 3073. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.