Patients with COVID-19 present with different symptoms, impairments, and challenges in home health compared to other people with other medical diagnoses. This course will discuss specifics related to the clinical presentation or the patient with COVID-19 in the home setting and considerations and interventions for the rehab therapist treating the patient. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on August 21, 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; 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; MD/0.2; 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; OK/2.0 OK Category B; 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 three symptoms and presentations of the patient with COVID-19 in the home health setting.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three physical assessment strategies to quantify deficits and strengths in body functions (based on likely symptom manifestation, record review, and subjective history of appropriate tests and outcome measures for patients with COVID-19).
- Participants will be able to describe at least three aspects to a comprehensive plan of care for a patient in home health with COVID-19.
|0-10 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|10-25 Minutes||Symptoms and characteristics of COVID-19 in the Home Health setting|
|25-35 Minutes||Precautions for treatment of patients with COVID-19: for the therapist|
|35-45 Minutes||Precautions for treatment of patients with COVID-19: for the patient.|
|45-60 Minutes||Evaluation strategies including completion of outcome measures with precautions in the home|
|60-95 Minutes||Interventional strategies and parameters|
|95-115 Minutes||Application of concepts on case studies|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
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
PT, DPT, CCS
Pam received her Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy from Daemen College and then her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from D’Youville College. Pam has been a Board-Certified Specialist in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary PT since 2005. Her clinical experience focuses on cardiovascular and pulmonary care, but has also included experience in the rehab of adults with neurologic system impairments. Since 2004, Pam has been a full-time faculty member at D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY with primary teaching responsibilities in cardiovascular and pulmonary rehab, research seminar, and clinical fieldwork. Her research has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals and textbooks. National presentations include presentations at numerous APTA’s CSM conferences, the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, and the national conference for the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). Pam is also the Vice President of the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section of APTA.
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