This introduction to hospice and end of life care for physical therapists covers the hospice benefit. Emphasis is placed on the role of physical therapists in hospice and how physical therapy can obtain a "seat at the table" with patients on hospice care.
This course is part of our 2023 Home Health Friday Summer Series.
Course created on September 1, 2023
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; 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; OK/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
- After this course, participants will be able to define the hospice Medicare benefit.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the role of physical therapy in hospice.
- After this course, participants will be able to differentiate referral indicators for physical therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to develop a physical therapy treatment plan for a patient on hospice.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Define Hospice, Outline CMS guidelines, Myths, Traditional view of physical therapy, Reimbursement, Relate back to PDGM, History of limited PT involvement in hospice services|
|30-60 Minutes||Referral source engagement, Role of the therapist, Referral indicators, Marketing, Educating agency, IDT attendants, Tying services to publicly reported outcomes, Educating colleagues, Engaging the treatment team, The right therapist, and Finding the spark.|
|60-100 Minutes||Goal Setting and Treatment: Motivational interviewing, Tying goals to function, Decrease pain, Increase the quality of life, Decrease falls, Decrease caregiver anxiety, Principles of overload while balancing energy conservation, FUNCTION. Outside the “traditional” Physical Therapy, Reflective listening, Caregiver relief, Recognition/documentation of decline|
|100-115 Minutes||Case Examples|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Emily Henneman, PT, DPT, is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at South College. She is also the Assistant Director of Clinical Education. Dr. Henneman received her Physical Therapy degree from the University of Minnesota and holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of North Dakota. Her clinical background includes working with the geriatric population in the home health and hospice setting in both a clinician and supervisory role. Dr. Henneman is actively involved in the Home Health Section of the APTA as well as a member of the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy section and the Academy of Physical Therapy Education section.
Trisha Salome, PT, DPT, is currently a Service Line Director for Penn Highlands Healthcare in Pennsylvania. Dr. Salome earned her doctorate in physical therapy from Saint Francis University, where she also received her Bachelor of Science in health sciences. She has spent her entire career working for nonprofits with notable works in pediatrics, home health, hospice, leadership development, clinical documentation, community programs, and operational efficiency. Previously she has represented her profession in elected and appointed positions in the APTA and has presented Hospice education nationally at CSM.
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