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Reducing Falls in the Home (10 contact hours) (#710)

Course Level:  Advanced

Item Number:  710

Hours:  10

Price:  $99.00

Email Price:  $94.00

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Special Notes:
AOTA Category 1(Domain of OT),2(OT Process)~~ Mail format of course material is in a 8 1/2" x 11" booklet.

 

Description

Falls and safety issues comprise a growing portion of the home health physical therapists’ caseload. This course is designed to broaden your knowledge base regarding the assessment and treatment options available for improving balance and safety. Separate chapters are devoted to the vestibular, visual and somatosensory systems as they relate to sensory awareness and balance response. In the therapeutic interventions chapter we explore the possibilities available for functional rehab activities in the home setting. This course will shed light on ways to obtain faster, better functional outcomes for your patients in an easy-to-understand format with photographs to provide visual aids. Increasing balance responses and maximizing the neuromuscular control systems is the focus throughout this course. We utilize sports-medicine, occupational therapy, neuroanatomy, ophthalmic, and neurological rehab principles and research to justify these treatment techniques.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------***COURSE OBJECTIVES***At the completion of this course, the therapy clinician will be able to: • List rationale for using functional activities as the most appropriate way to implement changes in functional mobility. • Examine the complexity of the systems which drive and affect balance and the effects of pathology on those systems. • Utilize available items in the home to set up an effective environment for implementing functional activities in a safe manner. • Make clinical decisions related to differential diagnosis of vestibular pathology with particular attention to BPPV and treatment techniques. • List visual deficits which impact functional balance and safety. • Compare the positive and negative aspects of assistive devices uses for stability during ambulation. • Identify manual skills necessary to provide neuromuscular facilitation for improved control of posture and balance. • Improve clinical decision-making skills regarding implementation and progression of therapeutic activities and home program instruction. • Evaluate environmental factors in the home and their influence on safety and functional mobility. • Document functional progress consistent with the guidelines for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid • Improve financial reimbursement through better utilization of therapy services to limit penalties for unnecessary treatments.

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Course(s) are mailed within 2 business days by first class, priority mail USPS, or UPS (overnight delivery is also available). ALLOW 5-7 BUSINESS DAYS FOR DELIVERY. You may submit exam by mail or fax. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time. You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS ENCLOSED IN YOUR MAIL PACKET. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

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Course Reviews

Good course
Sabrina D., Dec. 23, 2017

I really liked the course. It was informative and easy for the home/self study purpose. I will definitly use what I have learned.
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Noelle M., Jan. 19, 2017

Very good information on fall prevention. Help given in understanding optimal strategies.
Maryann W., Sep. 20, 2016

Very in-depth and thorough.
Laurie de R., Jul. 23, 2014

 

 

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