This course will review which evidence-based outcome measures are supported in the skilled nursing (SNF)/long term care (LTC) facility settings as per the current research, as well as those that fall short for applicable use in this environment. Through critical inspection of these items, the participant will be able to understand the importance of the use of population-relevant outcome measures to ensure best physical therapy practice in the SNF/LTC settings. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
During this course, the presenters misspoke regarding the TUG. A TUG time (score) of less than 15 seconds is the cut-off point for ruling out the likelihood of a fall.
Course created on November 13, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Text/Transcript
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; MA/1.0; MD/0.1; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NM/1.0; NY/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; ProCert/FSBPT/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0
- The participant will be able to Independently list the 6 most important basic psychometric properties.
- The participant will be able to differentiate between screening and assessment to promote the highest level of evidence-based and reimbursable care in the SNF/LTC setting.
- The participant will be able to accurately describe the 2 outcome measures psychometrically supported for use in the SNF/LTC setting.
- The participant will be able to identify at least 3 outcome measures for appropriate use in the SNF/LTC setting according to their study design.
- The participant will be able to describe at least 2 barriers of research within the SNF/LTC population which prevent quality research studies from being performed.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Review of psychometric properties, study design, and applicability to older adult population|
|30-45 Minutes||Outcome measures supported psychometrically for use in SNF/LTC in the current literature|
|45-60 Minutes||Current Physical Therapy Assessment Tools Studied in SNF/LTC Populations, but Fall Short in Quality of Evidence and Knowledge;Summary and Call to Action, Q & A|
Heidi Moyer, PT, DPT, CEEAA
Heidi Moyer, PT, DPT, CEEAA graduated with her doctor of physical therapy degree from Angelo State University. Her research work in graduate school consisted of a longitudinal study correlating outcome measure assessments in local nursing home residents to falls risk. She assisted in successfully reimplementing her study designs in both the assisted living and greenhouse/dementia care settings. She serves in multiple volunteer roles within the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy (AGPT) including Eastern Regional Coordinator for the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy’s State Advocate Program, co-state advocate for Illinois, Clinical Liaison for the AGPT Balance and Falls special interest group, and a member of the GeriEDGE committee. Heidi is also the current active secretary for the Emerging Scholars and Professionals Organization within the Gerontological Society of America. Her passion is to serve the older adult community through community outreach to reduce rate and risk of falls and to promote healthy aging. She currently works in the home health setting in Chicago, Illinois.
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