This course presents an overview of functional performance measures in geriatric rehabilitation, reviews the history and theoretical background of these tools, and describes commonly used instruments for assessing mobility, balance, and overall functional abilities. The course will be immediately useful in clinical care for any therapy professional who works with older adults. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on April 8, 2020
Course Type: Text/Transcript, 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; LA/2.0; 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 discuss at least two significant aspects of the background and history of the clinical use of functional performance measures.
- Participants will be able to accurately describe the theoretical background behind the development of functional performance measures.
- Participants will be able to differentiate and describe factors between at least two types of functional performance measures and outcome measures.
- Participants will be able to describe parameters of at least three mobility and four balance measures commonly used with older adults.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two appropriate functional performance measures to use in a given case scenario.
|0-10 Minutes||Review of learning outcomes, introduction|
|10-25 Minutes||History, theoretical background, definitions|
|25-35 Minutes||Types of measures, selection factors, using standard procedures|
|35-40 Minutes||Self-report measures|
|40-70 Minutes||Single-activity mobility measures|
|70-75 Minutes||Multi-activity mobility measures|
|75-80 Minutes||Multidimensional instruments|
|80-115 Minutes||Balance and fall risk measures|
|115-120 Minutes||Clinical scenario, Q&A|
Sarah Stillings, MA, PT, MPT, CHT
Sarah R. (Sally) Stillings received her physical therapy degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and practices in Texas. In her extensive career as a PT, she has held a variety of clinical, teaching, and administrative roles, including general PT practitioner, Certified Hand Therapist, clinic coordinator and manager, and continuing education instructor. She enjoys creating evidence-based continuing education materials for physical therapy and occupational therapy professionals. Many of her courses focus on best practices in geriatric care.
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