Anne Shumway-Cook Lectureship: Transforming Physical Therapy Practice for Health Care Reform
Section: Neurology
Session Code: NE-1A-8628
Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: JW Marriott
Room: Grand Ballroom 5

Speaker(s):   Pamela Duncan, PT, PhD, FAPTA, FAHA

Session Type: Educational Sessions
Session Level: Intermediate

The Anne Shumway-Cook Lectureship is designed to acknowledge and honor an individual who has made a significant contribution to the area of neurologic physical therapy research and practice. Recipients of the lectureship have distinguished themselves as an esteemed neurorehabilitation scientist whose work has influenced neurologic physical therapist clinical practice. The lecture will provide an opportunity for the honoree to share experiences related to the translation of neuroscience and neurorehabilitation research into neurological physical therapy clinical practice. This year's awardee is Pamela W. Duncan, PT, PhD, FAPTA, whose lecture will describe the potential transformation of physical therapist practice under the current health care reform in the US.

Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss drivers of health care reform and implications for new models of physical therapist practice and identify opportunities for expanded physical therapy services.
2. Outline a new framework for physical therapist practice that is interdisciplinary, patient-centered, focused on function, and accountable across the care continuum.
3. Discuss role of physical therapy in transitional care management to reduce 30-day hospital readmissions and present novel and transformative practice models to manage neurological patients.
4. Describe collaborative models for practice and integrating care across the continuum

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