continuing education



Welcome to PTNW!  Professional Therapies Northwest has been providing dynamic, quality continuing education seminars and courses to occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech and language pathologists, naturopaths, chiropractors, athletic trainers, licensed massage practitioners, and other medical professionals since 2004.  Based in Seattle, WA we provide and present live, practical, and hands-on CE courses to medical rehabilitation professionals in Washington, Oregon, and other states within and beyond the Pacific Northwest.

2018 is shaping up to be a year full of exciting continuing education opportunities with PTNW.  Tom Ockler, PT will return for his annual Muscle Energy Technique course series; there will be multiple opportunities available to take our popular Kinesio Taping courses ranging from basic to specialty classes; Ann Zylstra, PT will present on Parkinson’s Disease;  Debby Schwartz, OTD, OTR/L, CHT will return for two days of splinting fun for OT’s and PT’s (she will present on different splints this year, so feel free to repeat this course); Tambra Marik, OTD, OTR/L, CHT will present 2 courses including one on the UE peripheral nervous system; “Ergonomics in the Trenches:  Office Ergonomics” has been updated for 2018 and will be taught by Janet Peterson, DPT, PT, Ergonomic Consultant; Ann Ferguson, OTR/L, will return and share her insights via her fabulous Neuro Vision class; our Temporomandibular Joint Disease expert, Bill Esser, PT, MS, CCTT will share his life work and research on TMD with both physical therapists and dental professionals; and our newest speaker,  Patricia Toole, MAT, MS OT, OTR/L, MOM will hold a one-day seminar on “Sleeping Better:  A Hands-On Approach to 24 hour Postural Care”.

We are looking forward to seeing you at our next continuing education course (click on “Courses” below for detailed information on our current courses)!