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. The content of this course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on January 20, 2017
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/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; 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; 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
- The participant will be able to define the importance of performing morbidity and mortality presentations in acute care physical therapy.
- The participant will be able to explain the clinical reasoning of least two cases with unexpected or unintended outcomes with colleagues to improve patient outcomes.
- The participant will be able to list at least three suggestions for future management of cases with unexpected or unintended outcomes.
- The participant will be able to describe at least three strategies to successfully implement morbidity and mortality presentation in your own practice.
|0-20 Minutes||Introduction to morbidity and mortality presentations in physical therapy. Background & Review of Learner Outcomes Benefits to physical therapist practice|
|20-35 Minutes||Rules to live by: Non-confrontational learning environment|
|35-95 Minutes||Case presentations including:Case description, Course of treatment, Unexpected or unintended outcome, How outcome was addressed, How outcome could be prevented, Incorporation of available evidence, Discussion with audience - facilitated by speakers|
|95-110 Minutes||Successful use of morbidity and mortality presentations in your practice|
|110-120 Minutes||Conclusions & Further DiscussionQ and A, Summary|
Steven Ambler, PT, DPT, MPH, CPH, OCS
Dr. Steven B. Ambler, PT, DPT, MPH, CPH, OCS is an Associate Professor and Coordinating Faculty for the USF-UWF DPT Partnership for the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of South Florida. Dr. Ambler is board-certified as an orthopedic clinical specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He has served as a board member for the Florida Physical Therapy Association and also represents Florida at the APTA’s House of Delegates. He serves as a Capstone Advisor for the transitional DPT programs at the University of Montana and the University of South Florida. Dr. Ambler’s areas of scholarship include consideration of diagnosis and the movement system in musculoskeletal physical therapist practice and interprofessional considerations in practice, and education. Steve has received the Deans Teaching Award from the Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida and the Emerging Leader Award from the American Physical Therapy Association.
Jamie Dyson, PT, DPT
Jamie Dyson, PT, DPT has been practicing acute care physical therapy for over 25 years. His primary area of practice has been in the intensive care units specializing in trauma and burn care. He is a certified instructor for Advanced Burn Life Support as well as both an APTA Basic and Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor. He is a Courtesy Assistant Clinical Professor with the University of Central Florida Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program; teaching cardiopulmonary physical therapy,integumentary, clinical integrations, and acute care physical therapy. Jamie received his BS in PT from Northeastern University, Boston, MA and completed his t-DPT through A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Dyson was awarded the Signe Brunnstrom Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching in 2013. He was a member of the APTA Excellence in Physical Therapist Education Taskforce and currently sits on the Clinical Instruction Technology Workgroup, the Movement System Examination Workgroup and the Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy Practice Committee. He is actively involved with the Florida Physical Therapy Association serving as Chapter President.
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