Home Health CEU Courses for PTs

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My Patient Is Dizzy but the Exam Is "Normal": A Case Study Approach to Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness
Presented by Debbie Struiksma, PT, NCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3656Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course is designed for therapists looking to expand their knowledge and clinical skills in the assessment and intervention of chronic dizziness related to persistent postural-perceptual dizziness (3PD). Often these patients have overwhelming symptoms and multiple factors that make successful intervention strategies challenging. This course will review the available evidence and present a working framework for successful management and improved patient satisfaction in this population through case study presentation.This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

A New Era: From EADLs to Alexa!
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3699Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Electronic Aids to Daily Living provide an alternative means of controlling devices, primarily within the home environment, including audiovisual equipment, lighting, and thermostats. Advances in consumer home automation technologies have opened new control opportunities for people with disabilities. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Balance Outcome Measures – Selection and Utilization
Presented by Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3548Level: Introductory2 Hours
Balance is a common focus of rehabilitation intervention, and objective assessment of balance is critical for guiding intervention and demonstrating patient progress. An understanding of the basics of balance outcome measures, how to select them, and how to utilize them correctly will enhance therapists’ practice and patient outcomes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Geriatric Pharmacology: PT Role and Responsibilities
Presented by JIll Heitzman, PT, DPT, GCS, NCS, CWS, CEEAA, FACCWS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3488Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will look at issues related to geriatric pharmacology and PT role in pharmaceutical management; especially in the home health setting. Issues related to polypharmacy, adverse effects and aging systems as related to the PT plan of care will be presented through case scenarios. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Treatment of Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in the Home Health Setting
Presented by Scott Rushanan, MS, OTR/L, MBA
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3501Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Background on ALS (i.e., pathophysiology, diagnosis, and signs), functional and cognitive impairments associated with the disease, as well as information on interventions from both practice-based evidence and evidence-b.ased practice will be discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Fuel for Optimal Care: The Role of Nutrition in Home Health Therapy
Presented by Patrick Berner, PT, DPT, RDN
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3472Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will provide home health therapy practitioners with the resources and skills to implement nutrition into patient care. While considering patients' needs and their readiness to change, along with respect for professional scopes of practice and the potential need for referral, to provide the most appropriate nutritional intervention. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Total Joint Arthroplasty Acute Care Rehabilitation Starts in the Home
Presented by John C. Gose, PT, MS, OCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3485Level: Introductory2 Hours
This presentation will address current rehabilitation management for patients receiving joint arthroplasty. Acute Care now truly starts with Home Care. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

When to Say When: Treatment Parameters for Home Health Therapy for People with Cardiovascular or Pulmonary Pathologies
Presented by Pamela Bartlo, PT, DPT, CCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3465Level: Intermediate2 Hours
PTs and PTAs often treat patients with cardiovascular or pulmonary pathologies in home health soon after hospitalization or exacerbation. These patients are often physiologically unstable and require monitoring during progression of function and activity. This course will provide PTs and PTAs a guide to determining patient status and parameters for progression of rehab. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

The Use of Therapeutic Yoga for the Prevention of Falls in Community Dwelling Older Adults
Presented by Kathleen Kelley, PT, EdD, NCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3486Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will provide an evidence-based approach to applying yoga asana (postures) to the prevention of falls in older adults. Examples of application of asana in the treatment of older adults will be provided. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and Athletic Trainer

Utilization of Ankle Foot Orthoses in Patients with Neurological Dysfunction
Presented by Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3489Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will provide participants with essential tools for determining appropriate orthotic management with an ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) based on detailed gait analysis. Evidence-based orthotic interventions will be presented and participants will have opportunities to see orthotic examples and practice application of information through video/paper cases. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.