What is Age-Friendly Healthcare and why is it being adopted by large and small healthcare organizations across the US? This session addresses the key components of Age-Friendly Healthcare and how rehabilitation professionals can and should adopt these principles into every patient encounter to help aging adults focus on what matters most to them. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on September 3, 2021
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to define Age-Friendly Healthcare and its components.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two new tools or strategies while interviewing patients to identify what matters most to them and use this information to drive their care plan.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two potentially inappropriate medications from a list of medications.
- Participants will be able to identify common and easy screening methods to establish a multi-disciplinary mobility program.
- Participants will be able to list at least three techniques to support their team/organization in successfully adopting new practices.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-45 Minutes||What is Age-Friendly Healthcare and 4 M’s|
|45-60 Minutes||What matters most|
|105-115 Minutes||Successful change management|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, DPT, GCS, FAPTA
Cathy Ciolek, PT, DPT, FAPTA, has been a physical therapist for over 30 years and provided geriatric care across the healthcare continuum including acute care, home health, outpatient, and SNF/rehab. She holds Board Certification as a Geriatric Clinical Specialist and has certifications as a Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults, multiple dementia certifications, and as a Change Management Professional. Dr. Ciolek currently serves as President of APTA Geriatrics President, while previously holding various elected offices and appointments with APTA. She has been recognized as a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of APTA, Lucy Blair Service Award, and the Joan M Mills awardee. Currently, Cathy is President of Living Well With Dementia®, LLC, providing education and consultation to promote well-being and create positive expectations for aging adults.
Financial disclosures: Cathy Ciolek regularly presents educational material as part of my business- Living Well With Dementia, LLC for which she receives fees. The presenter received an honorarium for this course.
Non-financial disclosures: Cathy Ciolek is the President of APTA Geriatrics and is not representing the organization for this presentation. She is also on the Technical Advisory Board of Harriet’s Memory Project.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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