Free Courses from VNSNY

Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) offers a variety of Continuing Education courses, open to both VNSNY staff members and guests from outside the Agency. The following are 2 free courses offered for first-time attendees.

A. Increasing Lymphedema Awareness in HHC Rehab Therapists

Following this introductory level course, the physical and occupational therapist will be able to define lymphedema and identify current and key effective interventions according to evidence-based research. At the end of the course, the learner will also be able to teach their patients lymphedema safety factors and risk reduction practices. The learner will also be able to recognize the importance of lymphedema awareness.

Course Information
Speaker: Kathleen Lieu, DPT, CLT
Date: Monday, August 8
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM; registration begins at 8:30 AM
Location: VNSNY Manhattan Office, Room 7A Map/Directions Parking
Who Should Attend: Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists
Cost: First-time attendees attend free-of-charge; Regular course ticket: $125.00
VNSNY Employees: Employees of Visiting Nurse Service of New York attend all CE courses free-of-charge.

B. Mobile Apps for the 21st Century Therapist

This introductory-level course will discuss the impact that mobile apps have had on the rehabilitative fields of Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy. A comprehensive review of some of these mobile apps in the areas of function, exercise, vision, cognition, and communication will reveal how these innovative products can be used as reference tools or interactively in assessment, education and/or functional carry-over in home health care.

Speaker: Gerard Mounic, OTD, OTR/L, BCPR, C/NDT, COS-C; AOTA Board Certified Physical Rehabilitation, with Daniel J. Carpenedo, MA CCC-SLP
Date: Friday, October 28
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM; registration starts at 9:30 AM
Location: VNSNY Manhattan Office, Conference Room 7A
Who Should Attend: Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists
Cost: First-time attendees attend free-of-charge; Regular course ticket: $125.00
VNSNY Employees: Employees of Visiting Nurse Service of New York attend all CE courses free-of-charge.
Note: Attendees are encouraged to bring mobile devices; Please be aware that wireless access is NOT available at this course.

To register for these free courses, click here to visit the VNSNY website.