Advanced Competency in Home Health Live Course for PTs, Day 1
Section: Home Health Section
Session Code: HH-P1-9672
Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Room: Salon B
Registration Fee Required: 2B

Speaker(s):   Melissa Bednarek, PT, DPT, PhD, CCS
  Christine Childers, PT, MS, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy
  Kandy Ortgies, PTA
  Nick Panaro, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy
  Donald Shaw, PT, DPT, PhD

Session Type: Preconference Courses
Session Level: Advanced

Description:
***There are four pre-requisites to this course. You must have successfully completed the pre-requisite courses prior to attending this course. Sorry, no exceptions. Review the program requirements at http://www.homehealthsection.org/?page=AdvCompetencyHH. There is no on-site registration for this course at CSM. You must register for this course in advance. *** The Advanced Competency in Home Health program for the physical therapist is a hybrid program consisting of core and elective on line modules and a 2-day, live, face-to-face course. This course will include learning labs, providing a review and training in skills introduced in the core online modules. These will be in assessment, evaluation, examination, and plan of care with exercise prescription for those therapists working in the unique environment of the home health setting.

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

1. Demonstrate effective assessment and examination skills for clients in the home health setting with appropriate supportive documentation.

2. Perform effective musculoskeletal screening and examination.

3. Formulate an evidenced-based plan of care and exercise prescription for clients in the home health setting.

4. Critically analyze other cognitive, behavioral, and medical processes that apply to clients in the home health setting.


CEU: 1.7






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