Let's Talk Nutrition

Presented by Rehab Connections   


This popular, interactive, and engaging format includes lecture, Q&A, small group discussions, self-quizzes, activities in pairs, and excerpts from videos and podcasts. Multiple short lab segments will allow you to complete activities online that you can later include in patient education, in addition to unique slide presentations to test your knowledge before, during, and after this new course that can provide key insights for optimal patient outcomes.

Instruction level: Various
CE contact hours 8.0 (IL) *** Duration: 7.0 hours
Intended audience: PTs and PTAs;  OTs, OTAs



By the completion of the course the participant will be able to:

  1. Explain the difference between correlation and causation related to nutrition science and disease studies.
  2. Describe 2 potential confounding factors in observational studies.
  3. Identify macronutrients, micronutrients, and phytonutrients from a list of food components.
  4. Contrast new “Dietary Guidelines for Americans” with current recommendations by selected specialty organizations.
  5. List 5 common patient problems that may benefit from nutrition information to help improve function.
  6. Develop 3 nutrition screening questions for 2 of your current patients.
  7. Describe a plan for sharing diet and nutrition information with 2 of your current patients.

This course is relevant to the advancement, extension and enhancement of providing patient/client management, including but not limited to physical therapy examination, evaluation, intervention, and prevention and providing physical therapy services or fulfilling the other professional roles of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant. (See Illinois Physical Therapy Act, Administrative Code, section 1340.61)

IMPORTANT! 2-3 days prior to the CE event, you will receive your CE materials and Zoom registration link by email. This gives you the opportunity to preview, download or print, save, and refer back to the information at any time. If you do not receive your CE material please contact us before the day of the course or workshop.


Sheryl Poremba, PT, CCM
Sheryl focuses on the practical, most direct treatments for her patients to see immediate results.  Her exceptional clinical experience and teaching background enables her to actively involve her patients in their treatment program.  Sheryl has used several key tools/props extensively in acute care, home health, and outpatient settings, including a variety of foam rolls, the Magic Circle, yoga blocks, straps, and STM tools.  She has introduced them to hundreds of clinicians during the last 30 years to help them individualize treatment with every patient.

With a strong foundation in PNF from Northwestern University (PT school) and the Institute of Physical Art, Sheryl has added the Pilates Method and principles of Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement lessons to her rehab, exercise, and movement repertoire.  She has also been incorporating  ... 

Contact Information

Rehab Connections
Physical Therapy
Education and Training Center
14901 S. Founders Crossing, Homer Glen, IL 60491
Phone: (708) 301-9933

Registration: 8:00 am - 8:30 am
Course: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Click on date to register.

Tuition: $225.00


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After the event and when your Evaluation has been completed you will receive an email containing your Certificate of Attendance indicating the CE contact hours completed.  If you are unable to attend the entire course or workshop, you will receive an amended certificate indicating your actual hours of attendance.

Seating is limited. Please register early!
Registrations are accepted by phone if paying by credit card. For more information about the continuing education offered by Rehab Connections please call (708) 301-9933.

Rehab Connections reserves the right to modify the content and the scheduled speakers when circumstances are beyond our control.

Rehab Connections is an approved continuing education sponsor through the State of Illinois; PT License No: 216-000101; OT License No: 224-000048.

Registration fee, less a $50 administration fee per session, is refunded if notice of cancellation is received more than 7 days in advance of the course or workshop. Cancellations made less than 7 days in advance of the course or workshop date forfeit the entire tuition fee. Tuition can be transferred to another individual or another course or workshop, one time only. No transfer, refund or credit will be given for cancellation 3 days or less before the workshop or course, or when handouts or other CE materials are available electronically, including but not limited to emailed or downloadable pdf documents.
Rehab Connections reserves the right to cancel the course or workshop up to 3 days prior to the CE event. Rehab Connections will not be responsible for any charges incurred by the registrant due to the cancellation of the CE event, other than the course or workshop tuition.

No transfer, refund or credit will be given for any discounted course or workshop, such as specials, deals, introductory price, group discounts, etc.

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