Clinical Education

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network utilizes a hybrid model of continuing education that includes opportunities for synchronous or asynchronous learning in person and/or virtual.

The hybrid model allows the flexibility to offer an extensive educational program that ensures that colleagues stay current in their respective specialties. The educational opportunities are focused at enhancing colleague’s clinical skills and clinical reasoning within a specialty focused area.

Learning opportunities include:

Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

HHCRN SIGs are a community of clinicians with a shared interest in a specific specialty area aimed at advancing knowledge, learning and/or technology. It is an educational forum led by expert and clinical credentialed clinicians with the aim to promote excellence in rehabilitation.

  • Spine & Pain (Dayle Stark)
  • Headache (Danielle Messier)
  • Lymphedema (Linda Hodgkins)
  • Manual Medicine (Daniel Fisher)
  • Neurology (Megan Rood)
  • Speech (Sylvia Fisher)
  • Vestibular (Robert Durbois)
  • Oncology (Gretchin Bade)
  • Dry Needling (Brendan McGreevy)
  • Hand (Carol Cleveland)
  • Pelvic Health (Laura Robbins)
  • Sports Medicine (Stefanie Bourassa)
  • Telehealth

Clinical Practicum Series (CPS)

This series features clinical labs or lectures focused in specific specialty care areas including but not limited to Orthopedics, Neurology, Lymphedema, Sports Medicine, Headache, and Vestibular.

Live Continuing Education

Courses have included:

  • McKenzie, Mulligan, Cyriax
  • Best Practices in Home Care
  • Interpretation of Instrumental Swallowing Assessments
  • Geriatrics
  • Aquatic Therapy Training
  • Clinical Aspects of Sports Medicine
  • Forearm/Elbow Splinting
  • Klose Lymphedema Therapy Certification Course
  • Parkinson's Wellness Recovery
  • Parkinson's Voice Project


Third-party provider of online, video based continuing education for therapists and health professionals, including:

  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech and Language Pathologists
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Registered nurses

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network