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Regulations and Practice: Cross-Continent Comparison of Home Health Physical Therapy Practice
Presented by Olaide Oluwole-Sangoseni, PT, PhD, DPT, MSc, GCS
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Course: #2470Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course presents a clear description of physical therapy delivery in home health environment from an international perspective. Trends in access and regulation of home health care will be explored. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is appropriate for the PT and PTA. This course is open captioned.

Ethics of Providing Culturally Competent Home Health Care
Presented by Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA, Olaide Oluwole-Sangoseni, PT, PhD, DPT, MSc, GCS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2469Level: Introductory2 Hours
Evidence-based person-centered care requires today’s health care practitioner to be culturally responsive as our society becomes more culturally diverse. This course will provide home health care providers with an ethical framework and necessary tools to effectively communicate, educate and motivate the patient/client to change health behaviors in order to optimize the outcomes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is appropriate for the PT and PTA. This course is open captioned.

Ethics in Physical Therapy: Bioethics and Our Code of Ethics
Presented by Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3003Level: Intermediate3 Hours
Physical therapists make ethical decisions on a daily basis. In routine clinical practice PTs and PTAs are also faced with tough situations known as ethical dilemmas. Understanding bioethics and the APTA Code of Ethics can help therapists make decisions regarding ethical issues in an informed way. Models of ethical decision making will be presented and clinical examples analyzed. Upon taking this course therapists will more readily recognize the ethical makeup of their clinical practice and feel more confident in their ethical decision making. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is appropriate for the PT and PTA. This course is open captioned.

Palliative Care Concepts for the Rehabilitation Professional: Adapting to an Evolving Disease Process
Presented by Chris Wilson, PT, DScPT, DPT, GCS
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Course: #2473Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This educational session will discuss the palliative care philosophy, similarities and differences between palliative care and hospice care, current physical therapy practice approaches and practice patterns, a focus on quality of life, and integration and complimenting hospital based-palliative care programs. Evidence based palliative care approaches and functional outcome measures will be introduced in a case study format for clinicians to immediately apply to the clinical setting. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is appropriate for the PT and PTA. This course is open captioned.

The Regulations of the Value-Based Purchasing System in Home Health
Presented by Ellen R. Strunk, PT, MS, GCS, CEEAA, CHC
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2494Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This session will provide an overview of the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing System implemented on January 1, 2016 in nine states. This model was designed to generate meaningful information CMS can utilize as they accelerate the development of new payment and service delivery models. This course directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA. The course is open captioned.

Effective Communication-Moving Beyond the Silos in Home Health Care
Presented by Tim Dunn, PT, DPT, GCS, COS-C, CEEAA
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2477Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The time for care management transformation in Home Health is now. As we transition into a value based system, a coordinated integration of skilled services will be essential for home health success. Eliminating traditional siloed services via efficient and timely interdisciplinary communication across the continuum of care will be required to maximize quality performance and patient centered outcomes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA. This course is open captioned.

Overview of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Presented by PJ Winters, EdD
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #2503Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides practitioners with introductory information regarding the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Participants will gain knowledge of the law and will be able to discern how the law applies to their practice.

Differential Diagnosis for Disorders of the Hip and Pelvis in Active Individuals
Presented by Keelan R. Enseki, MS, PT, OCS, SCS, ATC, CSCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2468Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will discuss concepts related to evaluation and differential diagnosis of active individuals presenting with symptoms of the hip and pelvic region. Conditions that will be discussed include, but are not limited to acetabular labral injuries, athletic pubalgia (sports hernia), femoral and pelvic stress fractures, osteitis pubis, and less typical conditions. The importance of a systematic and structured evaluation approach will be emphasized. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT. This course is open captioned.This course is open captioned.

Editor's Note: Regarding Pennsylvania credits, this course is approved by the PA State Board of Physical Therapy for .5 hour of Direct Access and 1.5 hour of general CE credit from 1/1/2017-12/31/2018.

Outcome Measures in Acute Care: How to Capture Value
Presented by Sharon L. Gorman, PT, DPTSc, GCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2396Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Demonstrating value is fast becoming a marketable and required skill in acute and critical care settings, and outcome measures may help to document the value physical therapy provides. Review outcome measures specific to acute and critical care populations, with an emphasis on measuring function, gait, and balance. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants. This course is open captioned.

Office Ergonomics: A Step by Step Guideline to Assessing the Office Work Station
Presented by Kelly Ingram-Mitchell, PT, MPT, CEAS, CWcHP
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Course: #2404Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will provide you a step by step process in evaluating the office work station. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant. This course is open captioned.