Sailing Into the Third Era of Medicine... Are Physical Therapists Missing the Boat?



The cost for this online activity is $10. This presentation was recorded LIVE on February 25, 2014 and is approximately 30 minutes. 

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Target Audience

Physical therapists. 


  • Understand the progression from the 1st to the 2nd to the 3rd era of medicine.
  • Define the factors nudging us into this 3rd era.
  • Identify wellness strategies that physical therapists can implement into practice.


Mark Blankespoor, PT, DPT
Work Systems Rehab and Fitness


  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy - Des Moines University Osteopathic Medical Center
  • Master of Science - Des Moines University Osteopathic Medical Center

Special Interests

Functional capacity evaluations, ergonomics, work injury management programs, health coaching, wellness programs.

Dr. Blankespoor indicated he has no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this continuing education activity.

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Certificates of completion will given for 0.5 continuing education contact hour(s). 

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  • 0.50 CE Contact Hour(s)


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