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Professional Issues & Compliance CEU Courses for PTs

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Telehealth - Innovations in Care
Presented by Tim Dunn, PT, DPT, GCS, COS-C, CEEAA
Live WebinarWed, Oct 18, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #2860 Level: Advanced2 Hours
The reach of rehabilitation is expanding. Embracing technological innovations, actualizing predictive analytics, and integrating evidence-based principals will position you for success in the 21st century.

Setting Quality Goals in Home Health PT Incorporating Objective Testing & Outcome Measures
Presented by Ellen R. Strunk, PT, MS, GCS, CEEAA, CHC
Live WebinarThu, Oct 19, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #2861 Level: Advanced2 Hours
The course will focus on strategies you can use to ensure your documentation stands up to scrutiny. Specific focus will be given to'decoding' the familiar terms of "skilled", "medically necessary" and "objective testing", as well as writing meaningful goals.

Medical Marijuana Use in Children and Implication for Physical Therapy Professionals
Presented by Laura Borgelt, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2803 Level: Introductory2 Hours
As use of medical cannabis increases with expanding medical cannabis laws, physical therapists are considering what role they may play in caring for patients who use medical cannabis. This webinar will discuss the potential mechanisms of action and uses of cannabis, various formulations and uses for cannabis, patient safety issues, and communication strategies for discussing cannabis use with patients.

Achieving Health Equity for LGBTQ People
Presented by Alex Keuroghlian, MD, MPH
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2863 Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
Engagement of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) populations is critical to providing culturally-responsive care and population-based health to reduce health disparities. This session provides an overview of LGBTQ health disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high quality care to LGBTQ people at health centers and other health care organizations. Participants will also learn about inclusive and effective communication with LGBTQ patients.

Understanding the New Physical Therapy Evaluation Codes
Presented by Rick Gawenda, PT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2734 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This 2-hour webinar will provide the new physical therapy evaluation and reevaluation CPT codes, the long descriptor of the new CPT codes, what components must be included in the evaluation in order for the evaluating therapist to report the correct evaluation CPT code and patient scenario's that will allow participants to determine which evaluation code should be billed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Cases Across the Continuum of Care: Improving Outcomes Through the Recognition and Prevention of the Unexpected
Presented by Steven Ambler, PT, DPT, MPH, CPH, OCS, Jamie Dyson, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2602 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This educational session will bring together clinicians for the presentation and discussion of clinical cases with unexpected or unintended outcomes. Real patient cases will be presented followed by a discussion period after each case. The discussion will consist of discussion of how the unexpected outcome occurred, how it was addressed, and how it could be prevented in the future. Rationale for these decisions will be supported by available evidence. An overview of the benefits of morbidity and mortality presentations will be given, along with strategies to implement these within one’s own practice or region.

Professional Liability Exposures for Physical Therapy - A Contemporary View
Presented by Jennifer L. Flynn, CPHRM
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2607 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This session will explore the value of PT malpractice claims from both an indemnity and an expense perspective, highlighting top areas of loss. The speaker will review claim scenarios, discuss perception of negligence of PTs, and provide risk management strategies. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

OASIS C2- Overview of Key Changes
Presented by Cindy Krafft, PT, MS, Diana L Kornetti, PT, MA, HCS-D, COS-C
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2603 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Starting January 1, 2017, OASIS C2 will be the new data collection tool for home health agencies. This session will cover the new and updated items and provide a refresher on a few of the items that can be challenging to the clinician.

Supervising Assistants, Students, and Aides: Upholding Your Ethics in a Challenging Health Care Environment
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2545 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This presentation will review the definitions of supervision as well as APTA and AOTA guidance related to supervising assistants, students, and aides in various healthcare environments. Real examples of common supervisory ethical dilemmas from the field including the appropriate action steps to take in each one will be highlighted. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and occupational therapy and is therefore appropriate for PTs, PTAs, OTs and COTAs.

Basic Spanish Grammar and Vocabulary for Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment
Presented by Sara Pullen, PT, DPT, MPH. CHES
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2537 Level: Introductory4 Hours
Please note: This course series is comprised of the following individual recordings: #2499, and #2512.

Part one of this course will introduce physical therapists and assistants to basic Spanish grammar and vocabulary to assist them in communicating with Spanish-speaking patients. Participants will also learn to take a basic medical history in Spanish. Part two will introduce physical therapists to basic to assist them in communicating with Spanish-speaking patients. Participants will review grammar and vocabulary from Part I, learn to take a basic medical history in Spanish, and learn the basic components of orthopedic, neurological and pediatric examination and treatment.