Patients seen in acute care practice demonstrate a wide variety of movement abilities, which can make the selection and use of standardized outcome measures a challenge. Learn what recommendations exist to inform decision making while reviewing some of the most practical outcome measures for acute care practice. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on May 18, 2022
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; NJ/2.0; NM/2.0; NY/2.0; OK/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
- After this course, participants will be able to compare and contrast a variety of standardized outcome measures applicable to acute care physical therapist practice
- After this course, participants will be able to select measure(s) to screen, evaluate, and/or describe change in acute care patients with the use of psychometric data.
- After this course, participants will be able to list recommendations from clinical practice guidelines into your outcome measure selection process for use in the acute care population.
|0-20 Minutes||Introduction, Review of learning outcomes, Why use standardized outcome measures in acute care?|
|20-30 Minutes||Considerations for acute care practice|
|30-45 Minutes||Psychometrics, why they matter|
|45-75 Minutes||Rapid review of outcome measures|
|75-110 Minutes||What do Clinical Practice Guidelines have to say?|
|110-115 Minutes||Acute care core outcome measures set|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Sharon L. Gorman
PT, DPTSc, GCS
Sharon Gorman, PT, DPTSc, is Professor of Physical Therapy at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, CA. She teaches Doctor of Physical Therapy students in the areas of acute care and management of medically complex patients. Dr. Gorman received her Doctor of Science degree in Physical Therapy at the University of California/San Francisco State University, a Master of Science in Health Science at San Francisco State University, and a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Mt. St. Mary’s University, Los Angeles. Dr. Gorman is board certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties as a Geriatric Clinical Specialist and is a Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow of the National Academies of Practice. Dr. Gorman is Chief Financial Officer and founding Board member of Hands for Global Health, a non-governmental charitable organization committed to empowering health professions students to take leadership roles in global health. Dr. Gorman’s professional service spans local district, state, and national American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) elected positions, committees, and volunteer activities. She currently serves as Secretary of the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy’s Simulation in PT Education Consortium. She has been actively incorporating simulation-based education into her courses since 2008 and works interprofessionally with the accredited Health Sciences Simulation Center at Samuel Merritt. Dr. Gorman is the creator of the Function In Sitting Test and is actively engaged in research investigating the psychometric and predictive qualities of this standardized outcome measure.
Non-financial disclosures: The presenter is the creator of the Function In Sitting Test, which will be discussed during this course, but as such she has no financial or competing interest as the creator to disclose.
Financial disclosures: The presenter received an honorarium for presenting this course.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
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