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Home Health CEU Courses for PTs

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The Science of Fall Prevention
Presented by Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT
Live WebinarMon, Nov 27, 2017 at 8:00 pm EST
Course: #2825 Level: Introductory2 Hours
What is the difference between screening and testing? What is the science of imbalance? What are the differences between unsteadiness, imbalance, dizziness, lightheadedness, and vertigo? How do I document to prove my worth, my role, or this patient’s potential? What is the evidence for helping someone improve balance? What is the best method to select the most sensitive and responsive balance test for each patient? What psychological influences could be involved with this person? The answers to these questions and more are in this seminar intended for advanced dizziness management- differential diagnostics and treatment. Expect practical techniques, readily applied to the clinic, incorporating current evidence and revealing future advances in balance and dizziness rehabilitation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Wound Management in the Home
Presented by Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA, Lena Rome, RN, MSN, CWOCN
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2862 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will enhance the participants' knowledge base regarding treatment plans for wound management In the home.

Setting Quality Goals in Home Health PT Incorporating Objective Testing & Outcome Measures
Presented by Ellen R. Strunk, PT, MS, GCS, CEEAA, CHC
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2861 Level: Advanced2 Hours
The course will focus on strategies you can use to ensure your documentation stands up to scrutiny. Specific focus will be given to'decoding' the familiar terms of "skilled", "medically necessary" and "objective testing", as well as writing meaningful goals. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Telehealth - Innovations in Care
Presented by Tim Dunn, PT, DPT, GCS, COS-C, CEEAA
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2860 Level: Advanced2 Hours
The reach of rehabilitation is expanding. Embracing technological innovations, actualizing predictive analytics, and integrating evidence-based principals will position you for success in the 21st century. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Caring for the Pediatric Patient at Home and Beyond
Presented by Cheryl Hall, PT, DHSc, PCS, MBA
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2859 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This presentation will discuss the continuum of providing care to children in the home care environment and will include aspects of care in Early Intervention, pre-school and school-aged children. It will cover essential components to include in a pediatric physical therapy evaluation and development of a care plan and interventions. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Chronic Disease: Considerations for the Home Health Physical Therapist
Presented by Veronica Southard, PT, DHSc, GCS, CEEAA
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2883 Level: Advanced2 Hours
This presentation discusses different chronic diseases and the impact that they have on the older adult in the home. Secondly, in consideration of chronic conditions a patient might present with, the presentation offers the learner evidence based means of examination and intervention. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Initiate Management of Urinary Incontinence in Any PT Setting
Presented by Nicole Sadeghi, MPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2866 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This session will describe classifications of urinary incontinence, treatment and education to initiate in any physical therapy setting, and when to refer to a specialist. Constipation and pelvic organ prolapse will be addressed and its affects on urinary incontinence. Finally, patient care case studies will be presented that will help the learner with problem-solving how to incorporate pelvic floor interventions into their treatment plans, along with appropriate goal writing. The content of this course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Understanding the Impact of Concomitant Psychotropic Medication Use in Patients Also Receiving Physical And/Or Occupational Therapy
Presented by Rosanne Thomas, PT, MS, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2810 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Concomitant psychiatric diagnoses in patients treated by physical therapy are increasingly common. Rehabilitation outcomes can be hindered, enhanced or merely complicated by medically necessary psychotropic drug treatment. This course will investigate the complexities of pharmacological interaction with physical rehabilitation for patients with psychiatric disorders from mild depression to more complex mental health issues in order to optimize outcomes for both. This course is directly related to the practice of physical and occupational therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA, OT and OTA.

OASIS C2- Overview of Key Changes
Presented by Cindy Krafft, PT, MS, Diana L Kornetti, PT, MA, HCS-D, COS-C
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2603 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Starting January 1, 2017, OASIS C2 will be the new data collection tool for home health agencies. This session will cover the new and updated items and provide a refresher on a few of the items that can be challenging to the clinician.

Basic Spanish Grammar and Vocabulary for Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment
Presented by Sara Pullen, PT, DPT, MPH. CHES
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2537 Level: Introductory4 Hours
Please note: This course series is comprised of the following individual recordings: #2499, and #2512.

Part one of this course will introduce physical therapists and assistants to basic Spanish grammar and vocabulary to assist them in communicating with Spanish-speaking patients. Participants will also learn to take a basic medical history in Spanish. Part two will introduce physical therapists to basic to assist them in communicating with Spanish-speaking patients. Participants will review grammar and vocabulary from Part I, learn to take a basic medical history in Spanish, and learn the basic components of orthopedic, neurological and pediatric examination and treatment.