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Effective Interventions for Correcting Pelvic Hike in Low or High Tone Lower Extremity – Insights for Physical Therapist Assistants
Presented by Jennifaye V. Brown, PT, MSPT, PhD, NCS, CAPS
Live WebinarFri, Jul 26, 2024 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #4975Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Pelvic hike as a result of an upper or lower motor lesion can result in atypical gait patterns with compensatory strategies, causing an increase in energy expenditure and the secondary impairment of pain. The purpose of this course is to provide solutions that will address pelvic hike in individuals with neurologic impairment that are within the scope of practice for physical therapist assistants.

Don’t Be Afraid: Safe and Effective Intervention for the Medically Complex Home Health Patient
Presented by Pamela Bartlo, PT, DPT, CCS, Michael Seils, PT, DPT, Ed.D, GCS
Live WebinarFri, Aug 2, 2024 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #4985Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Patients being seen in home health are more often presenting with acute medical complexities, and the therapist needs to have a clear understanding of pathology progressions, medications, and the impact on rehab of multiple medical conditions. This session will review key indicators of multiple medical conditions, cover the patient who presents with multiple complexities, and train the therapist to develop effective and safe interventions for these patients.

Optimizing Core Retraining, Part 1
Presented by Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC, TPS, HLC
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4958Level: Advanced2 Hours
Rehab providers talk about "the core" frequently, especially for their patients with spine and lower extremity dysfunction. However, there is a wide range of practice patterns and little consensus regarding optimally training the core. This two-part course overviews current evidence and evidence-supported practices to optimize core retraining.

Novel Dual Task Processing Ideas for the Pediatric Patient: PT and OT Applications
Presented by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4984Level: Advanced2 Hours
This presentation introduces innovative techniques designed to enhance dual task processing in pediatric patients. PT and OT providers will explore a variety of strategies that integrate cognitive and motor tasks, aiming to improve functional outcomes in young patients with diverse needs. Through detailed examples and practical applications, therapists will gain valuable insights into implementing these dual task interventions effectively within their practice.

Management of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies
Presented by David Nolan, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS
Live WebinarWed, Aug 7, 2024 at 6:00 pm EDT
Course: #4997Level: Advanced2 Hours
An advanced exploration of up-to-date, evidence-based PT practice for this common condition. Enhance your skills for exceptional patient results by exploring therapeutic exercise interventions backed by research and gaining comprehensive insights for optimal patient outcomes.

How to Identify and Support Overwhelmed Caregivers For Improved Patient Outcomes and Rehospitalization Rates
Presented by Julie Crenshaw, PT, DPT, GCS
Live WebinarFri, Aug 9, 2024 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #5017Level: Introductory2 Hours
Review of the impact of the caregiver role on quality of life measures for both the caregiver and patient. Examine the impact of improved caregiver support and education on patient care and outcomes, including rehospitalization rates and wider monetary implications for healthcare organizations. Discover resources that can help to identify caregivers who may have an increased need for education or support. Discuss several ways therapists can incorporate caregiver support in a comprehensive model of care, and we will wrap the session with an open discussion of practical and ethical considerations for physical therapists.

How to Establish a Successful Restorative Aide Program in Long Term Care
Presented by Kevin Cezat, PT, DPT, GCS, RAC-CT
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4962Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will focus explores the implementation and development of restorative nursing programming in long term care with special focus on impacting quality measures. We will discuss overcoming common barriers, as well as techniques to continue to refine and develop programming to impact patient outcomes.

The Impact of Assistive Technology on Quality of Life of Home-Dwelling Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease
Presented by Tracey Collins, PT, PhD, MBA, GCS
Live WebinarFri, Aug 16, 2024 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #4966Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course introduces the PT to various assistive technologies (AT) available to improve the Quality of Life (QoL) for home-dwelling individuals with Parkinson’s Disease (PwP). Assistive technology includes Voiced-Assisted Technology (VAT), Smartphone apps, and wearable sensors.

Medicare Part A: Demystifying the Patient Driven Payment Model
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS
Live WebinarWed, Aug 21, 2024 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #5003Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course provides a detailed overview of the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM). It includes concepts such as the interrupted stay, interim payment, coding therapy minutes, student service under Part A, and case mix groups for PDPM.

Medicare and Maintenance: The Role of Home Health Physical Therapy
Presented by Chris Chimenti, MSPT
Live WebinarFri, Aug 23, 2024 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #4970Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Despite the pervasive theme of coverage for maintenance services in the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual (Chapter 7 – Home Health Services), many home health physical therapists may overlook this important benefit due to uncertainty, concern for denial, or lack of clarity on how to apply the associated standards to patient care. This course is designed to inform Home Health Physical Therapists on compliant implementation of maintenance services through a clear description of the guidelines and application to real-life clinical scenarios.

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