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How to Establish a Successful Restorative Aide Program in Long Term Care
Presented by Kevin Cezat, PT, DPT, GCS, RAC-CT
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4962Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will focus explores the implementation and development of restorative nursing programming in long term care with special focus on impacting quality measures. We will discuss overcoming common barriers, as well as techniques to continue to refine and develop programming to impact patient outcomes.

Medicare Part A: Demystifying the Patient Driven Payment Model
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS
Live WebinarWed, Aug 21, 2024 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #5003Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course provides a detailed overview of the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM). It includes concepts such as the interrupted stay, interim payment, coding therapy minutes, student service under Part A, and case mix groups for PDPM.

Optimizing the Measures: Advanced Utilization and Strategies to Ensure Sustainability for Outcome Measures
Presented by Christopher Curran, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4950Level: Advanced2 Hours
Recent research reveals a continued lack of outcome measure utilization in the clinic despite efforts from the APTA over the last ten years. This course will explore barriers to the sustainability of outcome measure programs in the clinic and discuss recent evidence demonstrating the power of outcome measures regarding prognosis, plan of care, and clinician decision-making for the stroke population.

Implementing a Supervised Group-Based Otago Exercise Program With Frail Older Adults
Presented by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4983Level: Introductory2 Hours
This presentation will guide physical and occupational therapists through the process of integrating the Otago Exercise Program into a group setting for the frail elderly. Participants will learn the benefits of group-based exercise, practical implementation strategies, and techniques to ensure safety and effectiveness in this vulnerable population. The session will provide a comprehensive understanding of adapting the program to meet the specific needs of frail older adults, fostering improved balance, strength, and fall prevention.

20 Novel Ideas for Using the Kitchen Table as a Progressive Resistive Exercise Environment: An OT and PT Primer
Presented by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT
Live WebinarFri, Sep 13, 2024 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #5000Level: Introductory2 Hours
Patients who spend a lot of time in their homes can now be challenged with table-based exercises and activities that are as challenging as those in the gym. PT and OT providers will learn 20+ novel ways to use the kitchen table as a progressive resistive exercise tool.

Medicare Part B Coding and Billing: Compliance is Key!
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4964Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This seminar offers an in-depth review of Medicare Part B coding and billing. It covers CPT coding, unit-to-minute conversion, appropriate use of evaluation codes, and caregiver education codes. The seminar reviews the most commonly billed codes. Using multiple examples, clinicians learn how to comply with coding, maintain thorough documentation to support skilled interventions, and avoid common errors. The seminar also discusses elements known to trigger medical reviews, including coding and documentation to support the plan of care. It explores tips and strategies for successfully managing medical reviews.

Inspiratory Muscle Training for Rehabilitation Professionals
Presented by Scott Peirce, BHSc (Physiotherapy), PGCert (Acupuncture), MHSc (Physio)
Live WebinarWed, Sep 18, 2024 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #5016Level: Introductory1 Hour
Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) is gaining in popularity worldwide. It has good evidence in many pathological conditions and also for sporting populations. In this one-hour course, you will learn the basics and understand the nuances of IMT.

The Purpose, Completion, and Understanding of Outcome Measures for Stroke Patients
Presented by Christopher Curran, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4949Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course discusses critical elements of outcome measures, recommends tests for specific settings, and provides evidence-based support for improved conduction and interpretation, enhancing clinical utilization.

Using the Bed as a Progressive Resistive Exercise Environment: An OT and PT Primer
Presented by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4946Level: Introductory2 Hours
A patient who spends a lot of time in their bed can now be challenged with bed-based exercises and activities that are as challenging as in the gym. PT and OT providers will learn 20+ novel ways to use the bed as a progressive resistive exercise tool.

Fall Prevention with Older Adults: Part 2 Evidence-Based Interventions
Presented by Sally Stillings, MA, PT, MPT, CHT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4902Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Falls among older adults are a major healthcare problem. This course discusses evidence-based interventions to reduce fall risk, including assessment and modification of the home environment, inpatient and outpatient fall risk management, community-based programs, and individualized intervention focused on exercise, with case studies.

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