Participants will be taught the role of a PT in hospice and palliative care and how to develop an appropriate patient–centered POC. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on August 27, 2021
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; 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; NM/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/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; WV/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to list at least two criteria necessary to qualify for hospice or palliative care
- Participants will be able to list at least two aspects of appropriate hospice and palliative physical therapy referral
- Participants will be able to identify at least three types of PT interventions for patients receiving hospice care
- Participants will be able to develop a plan of care appropriate for patients receiving hospice or palliative care
- Participants will be able to identify at least two plan of care alternatives for a patient receiving hospice or palliative care as their status changes
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||History of hospice and PT|
|30-45 Minutes||Definitions of palliative care and hospice care|
|45-50 Minutes||Who qualifies for palliative care and hospice care?|
|50-60 Minutes||What is considered “curative” treatment?|
|60-75 Minutes||What is an appropriate palliative or hospice PT referral?|
|75-85 Minutes||Developing the PT POC|
|85-90 Minutes||How long can a patient receive palliative or hospice care?|
|90-100 Minutes||Analyze and reassess the PT POC|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, PhD, MBA, GCS
Dr. Collins received her BS in physical therapy from the University of Scranton in 1989; MBA from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1997 and her PhD in Health Administration from Walden University in 2006. She has been a certified specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy from 1998 through 2028, recertifying twice. She was a Specialization Academy of Content Experts (SACE) Geriatrics January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2018, and on The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) Standards Setting Committee 2017. She has worked in home health and hospice for 25 years and has taught at the University of Scranton for 19 years.
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