Online Courses

Yes.  The LSVT Certification earned is the same, whether you take the course online or live.

Yes, LSVT Global is an ASHA Approved CE Provider. The LSVT Loud Training and Certification Course has been registered for 1.2 ASHA CEUs.

The Online LSVT BIG Training and Certification Course has been approved by multiple state PT boards and APTA chapters for a minimum of 1.2 CEUs (12 contact hours) for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. For occupational therapists, 1.45 AOTA CEUs have been awarded for this course. (Intermediate level; Domain of OT, Service Delivery). LSVT Global, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

To learn if an LSVT BIG Training and Certification course has been approved for continuing education credit in your state, please check our current listing found HERE.

Yes.  Individuals who have fulfilled the requirements and regulations in their country to be a speech, physical or occupational therapist are eligible to take the Online LSVT LOUD or LSVT BIG Training and Certification course. The course is only offered in English, thus for optimal learning, it is recommended that individuals taking the online course have a strong grasp of the English language.

No.  The Online LSVT BIG or LSVT LOUD Training and Certification Course is licensed for individual clinician use. Each clinician must register, complete the course and testing individually to earn their LSVT BIG or LSVT LOUD certification.  We do offer group discounts when five or more individuals register together!

To learn more about our courses and group discounts, click GET CERTIFIED.

Easy!  You will be provided with an email address and phone numbers after registering for the course to contact us during normal business hours and we can put you in touch with our LSVT faculty.  Additionally, the Online LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG Training and Certification Courses contain numerous videos each allowing you to view treatment segments and practice the exercises and techniques as many times as you need to gain confidence in your performance.

You will have 90 days to complete any of our online courses from the date of purchase.  

Course extensions are available for purchase in 30 day blocks of time.

The Online LSVT BIG Training and Certification Course is 12.5 hours in recorded duration, but we recommend allotting 16 hours for ample time to practice exercises, take the pre-assessment and exam and review materials.

The Online LSVT LOUD Training and Certification Course is 12 hours long in recorded duration, however it can take up to 14 hours to complete depending upon how much time is spent on knowledge review questions, practice activities, reviewing videos, and the exam.

Online courses are streamed through a portal from your clinician account to our learning management system (i.e., not downloaded to a local device). You will need to be connected to the internet to view the course.  You will have access 24/7 to online courses for 90 days beginning on the day you purchase.  Use of a reliable high-speed internet connection will ensure the best learning experience.

Check to see if you are logging into your clinician account from the LSVT Global website at www.lsvtglobal.com to access your course and not directly form the Learning Management System (LMS).

 

CORRECT:

INCORRECT:

 

Please contact us at training@lsvtglobal.com or by phone at 1-888-438-5788 or 520-867-8838 and we can take care of that for you.

Yes.  Our Minimum System Requirements for running our online courses are below:

Viewing on Desktop or Laptop Computers:

  1.  High speed wired internet connectivity or Wi-Fi (not dial-up or MiFi)
  2.  Current version of Adobe Flash Player.
  3.  One of the following browsers (Apple Macintosh or Microsoft Windows):

Apple Macintosh
-Google Chrome current version is recommended for best results
-Safari current version

Microsoft Windows
-Google Chrome current version is recommended for best results
-Mozilla Firefox current version
-Internet Explorer current version

Adobe Flash Player current version
Install Flash Player free at this link: https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

Viewing on iPads or Tablets:

IPads running iOS current version
-Safari
-Google Chrome

Android Tablets
-Google Chrome current version on current Android OS
-Android performance and browsers will vary and the course is not guaranteed to run without glitches

Windows Tablets
-Google Chrome
-Internet Explorer

It is not recommended to complete the course on a phone and tablets can be “glitchy.”  The course, unlike podcasts or webinars, is very content rich and video heavy.  Therefore, for best results please use a computer or laptop with a dedicated internet connection.

Some of the courses also require you to practice either LSVT LOUD or LSVT BIG exercises. This requires you to have a stable viewing platform and private location to do the voice or movement exercises.

Recommended:

Not recommended:

For the Online Training and Certification Courses we will ship a course binder to you for permanent reference. You may also download the course materials from your course account, so you do not have to wait for the binder to begin the course.

For other online courses (e.g., LSVT Renewal, BIG for LIFE, Pediatrics), shipping of printed materials varies.  Check with the course descriptions for complete information.

Yes.  The live and online courses are parallel in content, and you will receive the same certification, continuing education credits, and most importantly competence whether you take the course online or live.

Everything that is demonstrated in the live course has been recorded for the online course so you don’t miss a beat.  Practice time in the online course follows video demonstrations which you can repeat as often as needed.

This is usually due to a weak or unstable internet connection or a brief (often undetectable) internet interruption. Also, some institution connections automatically time-out after a certain amount of time.

If the internet connection is interrupted this may cause difficulties with progressing successfully through the course. We recommend:

  • Closing out of other programs and pausing syncing on file sharing programs
  • Ensure that you have a strong internet connection
  • Avoid public wi-fi locations that may have heavy usage from other users

If your computer sits idle for 10 minutes or longer, or you simply close your browser, your work will NOT be saved.  Therefore, if you have stop working in a module before having completed it, or step away for an extended period of time, please EXIT the module by clicking word “EXIT”. This will save your work, allowing you to resume exactly where you left off.  See screen shots in Question 2 for visuals.

Or it could be due to weak or unstable internet connection. See suggestions in Question 5 for internet connectivity.

If your computer sits idle for 10 minutes or longer, or you simply close your browser without exiting the course, your work will NOT be saved.  Therefore, if you have stop working in a module before it is complete, or step away for an extended period of time, please EXIT the module by clicking word “EXIT” in the upper right hand corner of the screen. This will save your work, allowing you to resume exactly where you left off when you return.  Screen shots of the process are below:

When you Exit a module or need to step away from the computer, click the Exit button in the top right hand corner.

You will see a “Processing Data” screen.  Please wait until you see the next screen, “Data Saved.”

When you reopen the module, you should see the screen below and click “Yes.”

NOTE:  If you complete the steps above and still find that the system did not save your work, please contact LSVT Global.  We can help troubleshoot and/or progress you through the work you have already completed.  You do not need to repeat modules multiple times (wasting your valuable time).

 

 

This error means there are duplicate accounts for you in our system. Please contact training@lsvtglobal.com or by phone at 1-888-438-5788 or 520-867-8838 so we can fix this issue.

The exams in the Online LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG Training and Certification Courses are 40 questions.  The average time to complete is 15-20 minutes, but you can take as long as you need.

The exams for the LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG Renewal Courses are 10 questions.  Again, you can take as long as you need to complete.

The exam for the BIG for LIFE course is 15 questions and you can take as long as you need to complete it.

Yes.  You will be provided with instructions on how to retake the exam if you do not pass.  Exam retakes are also completed online.

Yes.  For the Online LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG Training and Certification Courses, we offer discounts for groups of five or more professionals registering together.  The discount is for $50 off each professional registration. Students groups of five or more qualify for a $25 discount per student when they register together.

Group discounts are not available for other online LSVT courses (e.g., LSVT Certification renewal courses, BIG for LIFE).

Looking for an answer you don’t see here?

Use the button below to submit your own question.