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Medicare Documentation: Describing Skill Related to Discharge Planning and Maintenance Programming
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3529Level: Intermediate2 Hours
In this webinar, participants will learn strategies for documentation that paints a clinical picture of the patient. Specifically, methods for documenting measurable and applicable short- and long-term goals, as well as phrases to use when describing skilled restorative and maintenance interventions, will be offered. Discharge planning and documentation of skilled maintenance will be addressed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Geriatric Strengthening: Defining the Dosage and Debunking the Myth
Presented by Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT
Live WebinarThu, Nov 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm EST
Course: #3560Level: Intermediate2 Hours
There is no muscle too old, no one ever has too much, but how do I help this person get stronger without making them so sore that they refuse or cancel my next visit? In this course, participants will learn how to apply research to their clinical practice, resulting in higher levels of challenge and improvement: Intensity. Whether it be to improve function, independence, strength or balance… learning how to prescribe the correct amount of intensity & measuring results is a rehabilitative art. This course is designed for the busy clinician wanting to maximize their therapy time and get the best possible results. Know the tests, know the science, apply these individually to a real person. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Best Practices for Rehab Professionals When Caring for Patients Across the Gender Identity Spectrum
Presented by Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
Live WebinarFri, Nov 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #3534Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will seek to inform the rehabilitative professional about individuals who identify in ways other than cis-gender, including appropriate language to use, gender pronouns, and definitions specific to this population. The course will additionally discuss physical therapy implications for these individuals, including the impact of hormone therapy on the musculoskeletal system and post­ operative considerations following gender affirmation surgery. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Motor Control and Motor Learning: Incorporating the Fundamentals into Clinical Practice
Presented by Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3498Level: Introductory2 Hours
Participants will review the models of motor control and learning along with the supporting and contradictory evidence related to each model. Factors such as practice and feedback will be the focus of this course, and how therapists manipulate these factors to maximize motor learning and positive neuroplasticity/recovery. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Documentation and Billing for Aquatic Therapy
Presented by Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3452Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will include documentation "do's and don'ts" including ways to document medical necessity and skilled care in aquatic therapy environments. It will provide updates on Medicare rules and coding related to outpatient aquatic therapy along with sharing key resources to help the therapist stay in compliance. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Breast Cancer: Functional Implications and Physical Therapy Management
Presented by Stephen Wechsler, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3490Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Breast cancer and its associated treatments frequently result in physical impairments and functional limitations that affect survivorship and quality of life. This course will review breast cancer, its treatments, common sequelae, and the evidence-based physical therapy approaches to assessing and treating breast cancer survivors. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Geriatric Pharmacology: PT Role and Responsibilities
Presented by JIll Heitzman, PT, DPT, GCS, NCS, CWS, CEEAA, FACCWS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3488Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will look at issues related to geriatric pharmacology and PT role in pharmaceutical management; especially in the home health setting. Issues related to polypharmacy, adverse effects and aging systems as related to the PT plan of care will be presented through case scenarios. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Treatment of Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in the Home Health Setting
Presented by Scott Rushanan, MS, OTR/L, MBA
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3501Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Background on ALS (i.e., pathophysiology, diagnosis, and signs), functional and cognitive impairments associated with the disease, as well as information on interventions from both practice-based evidence and evidence-b.ased practice will be discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Wheelchair Mobility: Power Add On Options And Use For Manual Wheelchairs
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3570Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will present alternate manual wheelchair drive mechanisms, including non-powered and powered options to increase manual wheelchair efficiency and decrease pain and injury risk. These drive mechanisms increase the force of each handrim stroke for increased travel as well as force to overcome slopes and uneven terrain.

Fuel for Optimal Care: The Role of Nutrition in Home Health Therapy
Presented by Patrick Berner, PT, DPT, RDN
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3472Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will provide home health therapy practitioners with the resources and skills to implement nutrition into patient care. While considering patients' needs and their readiness to change, along with respect for professional scopes of practice and the potential need for referral, to provide the most appropriate nutritional intervention. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.