Home Health CEU Courses for PTs

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A Mindful Approach to Persistent Pain Management in Home Health
Presented by Jamie Lowy, PT, MSPT
Live WebinarWed, Jun 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3468Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Because there is no recipe, managing chronic/persistent pain in home health can be challenging and daunting. This course will dive into the realms of neuroscience and best practice for helping clinicians aid their patient’s to better self-manage their pain based on current available research. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Utilization of Ankle Foot Orthoses in Patients with Neurological Dysfunction
Presented by Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Live WebinarWed, Jul 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT
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.

The Use of Therapeutic Yoga for the Prevention of Falls in Community Dwelling Older Adults
Presented by Kathleen Kelley, PT, EdD, NCS
Live WebinarWed, Jul 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT
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 is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Contemporary Guidelines for Exercise and Diabetes: Application to Physical Therapy Cases
Presented by Gina Pariser, PT, LDE, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3387Level: Introductory2 Hours
Physical activity is established as an important therapy in the prevention and management of diabetes and diabetes-related health comorbidities. This course reviews new guidelines related to physical activity for improving glucose control and cardiovascular health in people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and highlights ways to apply these guidelines in different physical therapy cases. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Dietary Considerations for Rehabilitation and Fitness Professionals
Presented by Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
Live WebinarWed, Jul 31, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3450Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will discuss nutrition applications that may be helpful to rehab and fitness professionals in treating patients with chronic pain, orthopedic conditions, and pelvic health conditions. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

When to Say When: Treatment Parameters for Home Health Therapy for People with Cardiovascular or Pulmonary Pathologies
Presented by Pamela Bartlo, PT, DPT, CCS
Live WebinarFri, Aug 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
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.

Fuel for Optimal Care: The Role of Nutrition in Home Health Therapy
Presented by Patrick Berner, PT, DPT, RDN
Live WebinarFri, Aug 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
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.

Endurance Assessment and Intervention
Presented by Pamela Bartlo, PT, DPT, CCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3404Level: Intermediate2 Hours
It is important to assess a patient's endurance and then provide interventions to improve it. It is not enough to just say someone has decreased endurance. We need to quantify it and progress it. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Balance Training with Smart Phone Apps and Household Items
Presented by Meg Lowry, BPhty, MHSM, APAM, Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3298Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will provide the participant with a framework for treating balance impairments in the home using items available in the home and technology. Use of household items and inexpensive smartphone applications offers clinicians the opportunity to provide effective and progressive home programs without cost-prohibitive barriers that purchasing "treatment" equipment poses.

Home Health PDGM: What Therapists Need to Know Now
Presented by Cindy Krafft, PT, MS, HCS-O, Diana L Kornetti, PT, MA, HCS-D
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3304Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The most significant payment model change in over 20 years will move from concept to reality January 1, 2020. It may seem like there is plenty of time to prepare for impact but this model will remove the relationship between the number of therapy visits and reimbursement and causing additional anxiety for therapists working in home health. This session will break down the key components of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and provide strategies for therapists to articulate value beyond the visit.