This course focuses on pain management programming in the long-term care setting from a therapist perspective as well as the interdisciplinary team approach. Participants will be able to define the classifications of pain, discuss how and why to implement pain management programming, understand the assessment process, identify skilled treatment options including a review of physical agents, and understand the components skilled documentation. This course is directly related to the practice physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on April 12, 2019
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio, Text/Transcript
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; MD/0.2; 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; ProCert/FSBPT/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 four different classifications of pain.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two benefits to pain management as an essential component of assessment and care planning in the Long Term Care setting.
- Participants will be able to identify at least five pain assessment rating scales that are effective with the Long Term Care population.
- Participants will be able to list at least six common pain behaviors in cognitively impaired elderly persons.
- Participants will be able to identify at least five skilled interventions to treat pain in the Long Term Care population.
|0-15 Minutes||Review of learner outcomes, Why pain management?|
|15-30 Minutes||Pain definitions, classifications, and complications|
|30-45 Minutes||Establishing a pain management program|
|45-60 Minutes||Pain assessment|
|60-90 Minutes||Pain treatment strategies including a review of physical agents|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Todd Olson, OTR/L
Todd Olson, in his 22+ years of rehabilitation practice, has worked in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient, and long-term care as a clinician, operator, researcher, legal expert witness, consultant, and educator. In his current position as the Director of Clinical Education and Training for Brighton Rehabilitation, he provides continuing education, clinical, operational, and regulatory support to over 600 therapists throughout the western United States. In this position, Todd has presented licensure approved clinical education programming on dementia management, falls and balance, pain management, activities of daily living, function-based intervention, documentation and coding, and regulatory/reimbursement compliance. Todd also serves as Brighton’s electronic medical record (EMR) Clinical Applications Director. In this role, he provides EMR clinical, operational, financial, regulatory, and IT support to Brighton’s employees and customers. In addition, Todd is the Owner and President of Athena Therapy Consulting which provides quality assurance, auditing, and operational support to clinical and legal clients. Outside of work, Todd enjoys spending time with his family and tempting fate on his snowboard and mountain bike in the Wasatch Mountains surrounding his home of Park City, Utah.
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