The International Association for Continuing Education and Training has reaccredited the Continuing Professional Education program at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences for the next 5 years, according to a news release from the University of St. Augustine.

Per the release, the University of St. Augustine offers more than 100 specialty certifications, in-person seminars nationwide, and prerecorded webinars for physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapy assistants, and other healthcare providers. By attending these sessions, the release notes, participants can earn continuing education units that they can apply toward the licensure requirements in their profession.

New course offerings by the University of St. Augustine’s Continuing Professional Education program, according to the release, include: “Animal-Assisted Therapy: Improving Treatment Outcomes,” which explores the use of dogs as therapeutic tools; and “Exercise Strategies and Progression for Musculoskeletal Dysfunction,” which shares exercise strategies for conditions affecting the spine and limbs that are commonly encountered in an outpatient orthopaedic clinic.

In the release, Lori Hankins, director of continuing professional education, emphasizes the university’s efforts to “ensure that our continuing education program includes topics that are relevant to people who work in physical and occupational therapy professions, with the assurance of high standards and learning formats that meet the needs of all types of learners…”

For a full list of the University of St. Augustine’s seminar offerings, visit

[Source: University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences]