Acute Care Continuing Education Courses for PTs, OTs and SLPs


Acute Care CEU Course

Education Resources offers many evidence-based, clinically relevant continuing education unit (CEU) courses for occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech-language pathologists working in the Acute Care setting, Critical Care setting and beyond. Distinguished, internationally renowned faculty who are leaders in their field teach our courses for an engaging and high-quality experience. 

Acute Care Continuing Education

Continuing education courses help occupational therapistsphysical therapists and speech-language pathologists enhance their knowledge while maintaining their necessary credentials and licenses. Some benefits of ERI’s acute care physical therapy courses include:

  • Receiving specialty certifications: Our courses allow students to specialize in specific areas in acute care by pursuing additional certifications.
  • Maintaining American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and state license: Many states and ASHA require therapists and pathologists to complete CEUs to maintain their licenses.
  • Accessing accurate and updated information: Stay updated on the latest research and practices for your field to continue providing excellent care.

Experience Exceptional Value With Acute Care CEU Courses

At ERI, we understand that every CEU course for acute care therapy you take is an investment in yourself and your patients. Our online and webinar course offerings will remind you why you love helping patients and encourage you to continue improving your practices to meet their needs. 

Learn Together and Save

When you register as a group of three or more people, receive a discounted group rate! Check out our group rates and loyalty rewards to see how you can save. 

Acute Care Continuing Education Online

Our acute care continuing education physical therapy courses will inform and inspire you to continue providing the highest quality of care for your patients. We design our offerings — such as our post-concussion syndrome continuing education course — to incorporate evidence-based practices to help you provide optimal care.

To best fit your need and schedule, we offer two convenient virtual class options besides traditional lessons:

On-Demand Online Classes

Attend our acute care PT CEU courses online on your schedule with our on-demand courses. All courses include a presentation from an industry expert and a handout you can use to follow along. You can pause the video to take a break or rewind to review specific information. Participants also have a year to finish the course and pass the post test. 

Live Webinars

Experience engaging, live learning in a convenient virtual format with our live acute care webinars. You can join the class from any location as long as you have a steady internet connection. Before the meeting, you will receive an email with a Zoom meeting link for easy class access. After completing the webinar, you will receive a CEU certificate on your ERI account dashboard, which you can download and print at any time. 

In-Person Courses

If you are looking for a hands-on learning experience, we also offer in-person courses. Our in-person courses use labs, lectures and videos to allow you to practice your technique and enhance your skills and knowledge. Throughout the acute care physical therapy CEU course, you will receive real-time guidance from field specialists and the chance to work with participants who share your passion. 

Why Choose ERI?

Whether you are assisting patients in the intensive care units or emergency room, our courses will provide the knowledge and skills you need to provide the best possible care. Since the creation of ERI over 30 years ago, we have set the standard of continuing education courses.

As a therapist-founded organization for therapists, we know how important it is to provide various learning opportunities. Regardless of whether you choose our virtual or in-person acute care occupational therapy, physical therapy, or speech-language pathology continuing education course options, you will experience videos, labs and opportunities for hands-on learning. We will also provide numerous resources you can continually reference in your Acute Care practice. 

Our Critical Care CEU Course Offerings

Browse our list of Acute Care Courses, Critical Care Courses and other relevant courses across the continuum of care. As always, if you do not see a topic you have an interest in, or if you have topic/speaker suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please visit speaker faculty pages pages below for full details, dates and venues, to download a brochure and for registration details.

Limb Loss and Amputee Rehabilitation: Evidence-Based Strategies Across the Continuum of Care 
Rehabilitation for Limb Loss and Limb Difference with a Pediatric Emphasis

Inger Brueckner, PT, MS

Vestibular Rehabilitation: Evaluation and Management of Individuals with Dizziness and Balance Disorders
Vestibular Rehabilitation: Advanced
Richard Clendaniel, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Neuromuscular Facial Retraining: Successful Strategies for Challenging Cases
Gaye Cronin, OTD, OTR/L

Post-Concussion Syndrome: Testing & Rehab for Vestibular, Balance and Related Symptoms
Kim Fox, PT, DPT

Effective Physical Therapist Management of Patients in the Emergency Setting: Differential Diagnosis, Intervention, and Inter-Professional Collaboration – Application and Case Studies 
Michael Lebec PT, PhD

Mary Massery’s LINKED: Breathing and Posture Control
Mary Massery, PT, DPT, DSc

Nechama Karman, PT, MSPT

Acutely Adorable: Pediatric Therapeutic Interventions in Acute Care and Beyond
Siobhan O’Donnell PT, DPT, PCS 

Management of Complex Cardiac and Pulmonary Disorders
Archana Vatwani, PT, DPT, EdD, MBA

ICU and Acute Care Update
Chris Wells PT, Ph.D., CCS, ATC 

Neonatal Acute Care courses

Challenges and Solutions for Infants and Children with Complex Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
Joan Arvedson PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, ASHA Honors & Fellow

Treating Infants and Families In the NICU and Beyond
Intervention in the NICU: A Neurodevelopmental Approach

Roberta Gatlin, PT, DSc, PCS 

Premature and Medically Complex Neonates: Applying Critical Thinking to Support Long-term Outcomes
Kati Knudsen, PT, MPT, CNT, PCS, DCS, CLE

Advanced Practice for the Complex Neonate: Strategies for Success in the NICU, PICU and SICU
Anjanette Lee, MS, CCC/SLP, CNT, NTMTC

Baby Beats and Breaths: Therapeutic Interventions for the Premature Infant with Cardiopulmonary Compromise
Babies’ Bodies and Brains: Multi-System Assessment and Treatment of the Premature/Medically Complex Infant for the Rehabilitation Professional
Holly Schifsky, OTR/L, CNT, NTMTC, CBIS