This course is for healthcare professionals who deal with painful musculoskeletal injuries including Physical Therapist; Physical Therapist Assistants; Occupational Therapist; Hand Therapist; Athletic Trainers, and Personal Fitness Trainers. Learn how to interpret, analyze and combine divergent and possibly conflicting clinical measures including self-report disability measures; pain measures; actual performance measures, measures in order to determine: patients credibility; adjust plan of care, document outcomes; and provide evidence of service value.
Editor's Note: Regarding Pennsylvania credits, this course is approved by the PA State Board of Physical Therapy for 2 hours of general CE credit from 9/26/2017-12/31/2018.
Course created on June 16, 2017
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0 Category A; 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; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MN/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; 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 list at least three reasons why standardized patient self-report measures of disability alone are not good enough.
- The participant will be able to outline at least two opportunities, at least two challenges, and at least two barriers to using performance measures
- The participant will be able to list at least three considerations for choosing a performance measure.
- The participant will be able to identify potential generic, regional, and joint specific performance measures for musculoskeletal pain problems.
- The participant will be able to list at least two components of standardized self-report measures; at least one component of performance measures, and one component of pain measures, to determine proportionality across the measures and patients credibility.
|0-10 Minutes||Background and review of learner outcomes|
|10-25 Minutes||Objective #1 standardized self-report measures are not good enough|
|25-35 Minutes||Objective #2 discussion regarding performance measures, selection, barriers, opportunities, challenges|
|35-45 Minutes||Lumbar performance measures, Lower extremity performance measures|
|45-55 Minutes||Upper extremity performance measures|
|55-70 Minutes||Cervical performance measures|
|70-80 Minutes||Foot/Ankle performance measures|
|80-90 Minutes||Objective #3 Pain measurement during performance measurement|
|90-100 Minutes||Discussion regarding agreement versus disagreement between self-report and performance measurement analysis/interpretation, proportionality and credibility|
|100-110 Minutes||Case studies analysis discussion of matrix to determine proportionality and credibility and development of plan of care|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Damien Howell, PT, DPT, OCS
Damien is experienced in academic, clinical, and continuing education teaching. He has a history of professional leadership roles with the American Physical Therapy Association, Virginia Physical Therapy Board, and Virginia Board of Health Professions. Damien is the recipient of VPTA Jack Echternach Research Award Best Clinician/Faulty Presentation; APTA State Legislative Leadership Award; VPTA Beb Cash Award for Clinical Excellence. My mission is to continue to “change the way Physical Therapy is provided in Virginia”. Over an 18 year period passionately led the effort to modify Virginia Statute to allow the public to have direct access to Physical Therapy services.
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IL Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor
This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Intermediate level) by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (Sponsor License #216000252).
This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Intermediate level, Category 2) by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (Provider #CS80-2012-KPTA).
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Texas Physical Therapy Association
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