Cases Across the Continuum of Care: Improving Outcomes Through the Recognition and Prevention of the Unexpected
Course Learning Outcomes
- The participant will be able to define the importance of performing morbidity and mortality presentations in acute care physical therapy.
- The participant will be able to explain the clinical reasoning of least two cases with unexpected or unintended outcomes with colleagues to improve patient outcomes.
- The participant will be able to list at least three suggestions for future management of cases with unexpected or unintended outcomes.
- The participant will be able to describe at least three strategies to successfully implement morbidity and mortality presentation in your own practice.
|0-20 Minutes||Introduction to morbidity and mortality presentations in physical therapy. Background & Review of Learner Outcomes Benefits to physical therapist practice|
|20-35 Minutes||Rules to live by: Non-confrontational learning environment|
|35-95 Minutes||Case presentations including:Case description, Course of treatment, Unexpected or unintended outcome, How outcome was addressed, How outcome could be prevented, Incorporation of available evidence, Discussion with audience - facilitated by speakers|
|95-110 Minutes||Successful use of morbidity and mortality presentations in your practice|
|110-120 Minutes||Conclusions & Further DiscussionQ and A, Summary|
Steven Ambler, PT, DPT, MPH, CPH, OCS
Dr. Steven B. Ambler, PT, DPT, MPH, CPH, OCS is an Associate Professor and Coordinating Faculty for the USF-UWF DPT Partnership for the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of South Florida. Dr. Ambler is board-certified as an orthopedic clinical specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He has served as a board member for the Florida Physical Therapy Association and also represents Florida at the APTA’s House of Delegates. He serves as a Capstone Advisor for the transitional DPT programs at the University of Montana and the University of South Florida. Dr. Ambler’s areas of scholarship include consideration of diagnosis and the movement system in musculoskeletal physical therapist practice and interprofessional considerations in practice, and education. Steve has received the Deans Teaching Award from the Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida and the Emerging Leader Award from the American Physical Therapy Association.
Jamie Dyson, PT, DPT
Dr. Jamie Dyson, PT, DPT has been working at Orlando Health, Orlando Regional Medical Center’s, Level 1 trauma center for the past 23 years. He has served as Rehabilitation Supervisor for Critical Care, Center Coordinator of Clinical Education, Clinical Instructor, and currently has taken on the role of Rehabilitation Educator. He is an adjunct instructor with the University of Central Florida, Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program. Dr. Dyson was awarded the Signe Brunnstrom Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching in 2013. He currently serves as the Director of Membership for the Florida Physical Therapy Association and a Clinical Director at Large for the National Consortia of Clinical Education.
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