This session will review the foundations of client advocacy for individuals at risk for skin breakdown and introduce strategies for implementing client-centered treatment interventions across rehab settings. Learners will review common wound management interventions and then apply components of advocacy to this client population using case examples. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Live WebinarFri, Sep 11, 2020 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; 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 identify at least three examples of the significance of client advocacy for individual’s at risk for skin breakdown.
- Participants will be able to define at least three elements of a functionally based treatment POC that provides purpose and meaning.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two standardized tools available to predict the risk of skin breakdown and the need for skilled interventions.
- Participants will be able to describe at least four common interventions with components of advocacy to this population using case examples.
|0-15 Minutes||Client advocacy implementing strategies for client-centered care|
|15-60 Minutes||Functional activity-based interventions|
|60-90 Minutes||Standardized tests – Risk for skin breakdown|
|90-115 Minutes||Client-centered approach to wound management|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Neely Sullivan, MPT, CLT-LANA, CDP
Neely Sullivan, PT, CLT-LANA, has worked with diverse client populations ranging from pediatric to geriatric in a variety of clinical settings. These experiences and multiple courses on the topic have allowed her to treat and develop client care programs for clients living with lymphedema and wounds. She has served in multiple levels of regional and corporate management positions. In these positions, Neely has developed policies and worked closely with interdisciplinary teams to ensure that clients living with lymphedema and/or wounds have the opportunity to attain their highest level of function and quality of life. She is a certified lymphedema therapist and has most recently been responsible for the identification, implementation, and evaluation of clinical programs in long-term care settings. Neely currently provides educational support to 13,000+ therapists nationwide as an Education Specialist for Select Rehabilitation. Neely has lectured nationally and at the state level on the topics of Lymphedema and Wound Care Management. She has authored publications focusing on edema and lymphedema management.
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