This course will instruct the clinician on evidence-based evaluation and treatment tools and strategies to achieve positive outcomes for the neurologically involved patient. The home setting presents unique challenges and opportunities for clinicians. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on August 7, 2020
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; 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
- Participants will be able to describe the involved body structures and unique disease-specific pathology, including sensory, motor and other symptoms, typical in the home care patient with a neurological diagnosis.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two physical assessment strategies to quantify deficits and strengths in body functions, based on likely symptom manifestation, record review and subjective history including application and interpretation of appropriate tests and outcome measures, given the neurologic pathology.
- Participants will be able to describe how to formulate measurable and functional goals and care plans, given the likelihood of functional changes corresponding to the pathology of disease progression versus recovery and within the framework of the patient’s personal and environmental context.
- Participants will be able to compare the appropriate indications of intermittent skilled episodes and/or utilization of Maintenance Therapy under Medicare regulations for the patient with a neurologic diagnosis in the home.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three home health treatments that are evidence-based, properly dosed, and documented to show the skill and value of the clinician.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Review of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology|
|30-50 Minutes||Components of the neuro eval|
|50-65 Minutes||Outcome measures|
|65-75 Minutes||Goal Setting/eval documentation|
|75-100 Minutes||Intervention strategies|
|100-115 Minutes||Documentation/maintenance therapy|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Rachel Botkin, PT, MPT, Advanced Competency in Home Health
Rachel is a licensed PT with 20 years of clinical and management experience in home health, skilled nursing facilities, and outpatient settings. She is currently the Owner and President of Botkin Rehab Services, LLC. She earned her Advanced Competency in Home Health in 2017 and authored an elective module on neurological rehab in the home for the course. She became board certified in Neurological Physical Therapy in 2005. She has been an adjunct faculty member at Clark State Community College, teaching neurological rehab to PTA students since 2008. She is a member of the APTA, Home Health, Geriatrics, and Neurological Sections where she serves on the home health practice committee and co-authored the Home Health Toolbox for Outcome Measures
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