The current opioid epidemic in the United States has renewed focus on the importance of non-pharmacologic approaches to management of chronic pain. PTs and PTAs in home health find the treatment of elderly with chronic pain challenging because of the atypical presentation of pain due to comorbidities and other factors unique to the practice setting. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on May 21, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, 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; 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; 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; NJ/2.0; NV/0.2; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OK/2.0 OK Category B; 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
- The participant will be able to describe the mechanism of chronic pain.
- The participant will be able to identify at least three common issues, including cross-cultural sensitivities, facing home health PTs and PTAs in the management of chronic pain.
- The participant will be able to list at least three causative factors of chronic pain with evidence-based screening tools.
- The participant will be able to outline at least three evidence-based interventions for geriatric chronic pain in home health.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, Review of learner outcomes, Define pain and chronic pain|
|15-30 Minutes||Discuss the individual experience of pain|
|30-50 Minutes||Discuss cultural and socioeconomic determinants of pain|
|50-80 Minutes||Discuss comprehensive geriatric pain assessment|
|80-110 Minutes||Describe exercise therapy prescription|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Olaide Oluwole-Sangoseni, PT, PhD, DPT, MSc, GCS
Olaide Oluwole-Sangoseni PT, PhD, DPT, MSc, GCS is an assistant professor of physical therapy at Maryville University of St. Louis. She teaches professional issues and practice management courses in addition to core exercise science courses. She is a co-owner of a multispecialty clinical practice in the St Louis area. She has been a physical therapist for 25 years holding various clinical and management positions in various practice settings, including part-time home health for the last 20 years. Dr. Sangoseni is a regular presenter at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association and other national and international conferences on manual therapy, geriatrics, and evidence-based practice. She is an APTA credentialed clinical instructor. Her areas of interest include advocacy, manual therapy, evidence-based practice and research with a special focus on active aging issues.
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