Goal Attainment Scaling is an evidence based outcome measure that can be used in the clinic and school-based settings to quantify and assess goals reached by clients. This session will explain the Goal Attainment Scaling, it's history and usage in a school-based setting. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Live WebinarWed, Oct 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
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
- Participants will be able to describe at least two arguments for the use of Goal Attainment Scaling as an outcome measure.
- Participants will be able to define common statistical terms such as mean, median, mode, standard deviation.
- Participants will be able to describe how to us a t-score in statistical analysis.
- Participants will be able to list at least three strengths and weaknesses each of Goal Attainment Scaling as an outcome measure in clinical practice.
- Participants will be able to outline at least two ways that the GOALed APP can be used in clinical practice.
- Participants will be able to successfully identify a goal and scale levels from a case study for a simulated patient in a school environment.
- Participants will be able to appropriately score the outcome of a goal from a case study for a simulated patient in a school environment.
|0-20 Minutes||Overview, and history of Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS)|
|20-50 Minutes||Statistics review|
|50-65 Minutes||How GAS works and can be used in rehab settings|
|65-80 Minutes||GAS strengths and weaknesses|
|80-110 Minutes||Goal writing examples and case studies|
|110-120 Minutes||Q&A, wrap up|
Sarah Bengtson, PT, DPT, PAq
Sarah Bengtson, PT DPT PAq is a pediatric physical therapist and Lead Therapist for Witwer Children's Therapy Center, a part of Unity Point Health, St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids. She earned a BA in Biology from Luther College in 2002 and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Iowa in 2007.
Sarah has spent her professional career at Unity Point Health, working in acute inpatient care, inpatient rehabilitation, and pediatric outpatient settings. She has earned credentialing as a specialist in Pediatric Aquatic Therapy and recently began development of the department's program for the treatment of children with incontinence, pelvic floor, and voiding dysfunctions.
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