This course reviews the most applicable outcome measures for clients with strokes and how to administer them. Furthermore, we will discuss ways to set your clinic up for success and review current literature to discover prognostic values and indicators using these outcome measures. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on July 7, 2021
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; 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; LA/2.0; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MN/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 identify at least two reasons why outcome measures are important to clinical practice for clients with stroke
- Participants will be able to define the five key terms related to outcome measures that are meaningful to clinical practice possibly including minimal detectable change (MDC), Minimal Clinically Important Difference (MCID), cut-off scores, and inter-rater and intra-rater reliability
- Participants will be able to identify protocol, administration, and scoring of the five commonly used outcome measures for clients with stroke including Postural Assessment Scale for Stroke, 10 Meter Walk Test, 6 Minute Walk Test, Berg Balance Scale, and Stroke Impact Scale
- Participants will be able to identify common cut-off scores and predictive values established for the commonly used outcome measures
- Participants will be able to identify at least two tools and resources from the ANPT website
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Why outcome measures are important|
|30-45 Minutes||Defining minimal detectable change (MDC), minimal clinically important difference (MCID), reliability, and validity|
|45-80 Minutes||Review each of the five outcome measures and it’s metrics|
|80-105 Minutes||Research and CPG|
|105-115 Minutes||Locating resources to support practice: ANPT website navigation|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
PT, DPT, NCS
Christina Voigtmann is a Board-Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy. She currently works as a locomotor specialist at Orlando Health ORMC Institute for Advanced Rehabilitation where her specialties include direct patient care, research, and program development for patients with stroke, brain injury, and incomplete spinal cord injury. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2014. She guest lectures annually with the University of Central Florida’s doctor of physical therapy program and is clinical faculty for the UCF-Orlando Health Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program. She serves on the Florida Physical Therapy Association Evidenced Based Documents committee reviewing and appraising literature for the Stroke SIG. Christina recently received the FPTA’s award for Clinical Excellence in 2020.
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