This presentation discusses different chronic diseases and the impact that they have on the older adult in the home. Secondly, in consideration of chronic conditions a patient might present with, the presentation offers the learner evidence based means of examination and intervention. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on October 16, 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; 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; 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; OK/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 describe the prevalence of chronic disease in aging adults and the influence of chronic disease(s) on the aging and older adult.
- The participant will be able to list four common chronic diseases and describe how these affect the management of patient care based on the ICF.
- The participant will be able to list at least three desired outcomes of an intervention for those with chronic diseases.
- The participant will be able to list at least three ways to proactively change your approach in interventions based on the presence of chronic disease using the latest evidence.
|0-15 Minutes||Background and review of learner outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Epidemiology of chronic diseases|
|30-65 Minutes||Chronic disease discussion|
|65-100 Minutes||Physical therapy examination and intervention of the older adult with chronic diseases|
|100-110 Minutes||Case Studies|
|110-120 Minutes||Conclusions, Q&A|
PT, DHSc, GCS, CEEAA
Veronica Southard received a BS in Physical Therapy from CUNY at Hunter College and an MS in Physical Therapy from Long Island University, Brooklyn. In 2004, she received a DH Sc, from the University of St. Augustine for the Health Sciences, Florida. She became board-certified by ABPTS as a Geriatric Specialist in 2000 and 2010. Dr. Southard is a certified expert in exercise for aging adults, CEEAA. Presently, she is an Associate Professor at NYIT where she teaches Geriatrics, Selected topics, Orthopedics, Modalities, ADL/Rehabilitation, and Neurological Rehabilitation. She is practicing in home health. Dr. Southard has been employed in nursing homes, rehabilitation, outpatient, hospitals, the corporate sector, and schools. Dr. Southard has special interests in Parkinson's disease, healthy aging, wellness, balance, and fall prevention, and wound care. She has received research grants and published several papers in these areas. She serves as a reviewer for peer review journals and a continuing education company. For fun, she loves to travel and exercise.
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