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Using the Bed as a Progressive Resistive Exercise Environment: An OT and PT Primer
Presented by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT
Live WebinarFri, May 10, 2024 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #4946Level: Introductory2 Hours
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The Purpose, Completion, and Understanding of Outcome Measures for Stroke Patients
Presented by Christopher Curran, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS
Live WebinarFri, May 17, 2024 at 10:00 am EDT
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.

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.

Fall Prevention with Older Adults: Part 1 - Screening and Assessment
Presented by Sally Stillings, MA, PT, MPT, CHT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4901Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Falls can be devastating for older adults, and fall-related morbidity and mortality are on the rise. This course covers the epidemiology of falls, fall risk factors, and consequences of falls among older adults, as well as discusses guidelines for fall risk screening, how to choose fall risk functional measures, and how to complete the patient assessment.

Documentation: An Opportunity to Advocate for Your Patient
Presented by Trisha Salome, PT, DPT
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #4858Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will address the rationale behind having top-notch documentation and provide education on making your documentation a tool to advocate for your patients. The course will cover ethics of documentation, goal writing, and measuring progress in difficult situations such as palliative care or maintenance therapy.

Optimizing the Measures: Advanced Utilization and Strategies to Ensure Sustainability for Outcome Measures
Presented by Christopher Curran, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS
Live WebinarFri, Jun 7, 2024 at 10:00 am EDT
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.

Caregiving For The Spinal Cord Injury Patient
Presented by Alaena McCool, MS, OTR/L, CPAM
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4921Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will explore how to identify caregiver challenges, as well as resources and creative problem-solving solutions available for caregivers and patients with spinal cord injuries. Case studies will be discussed at the end of the course to engage providers to think critically and ask questions to advance our treatment plans.

Alzheimer's and Other Dementias: Overview for Healthcare Professionals
Presented by Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4864Level: Introductory1 Hour
An overview for healthcare professionals about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders is provided in this course. Characteristics of the dementias, such as symptoms, progression, and how they are diagnosed, are described. Care planning strategies for improving communication with patients and families, understanding and managing behavioral challenges, and promoting independence are also discussed.

Balance Training In Adults: 30 Practical Ideas & Interventions for PTs and OTs
Presented by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4807Level: Introductory2 Hours
PTs and OTs have the tools and the education to address balance and fall prevention head-on. They just need to pick up the right weapons to slay the predator at the door. Join this passionate presenter in exploring 30 practical ideas and interventions for making balance training amazing.

Alzheimer’s 101: An Overview for Healthcare Professionals
Presented by Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP, Jennifer Loehr, MA, CCC-SLP
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4823Level: Introductory2 Hours
An overview of dementia, Alzheimer's disease and related disorders for healthcare professionals. Strategies for assessment and diagnosis, improving communication with patients, understanding and managing behavioral challenges, care planning and promoting independence are discussed. Methods for supporting family and caregivers are also described.

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