This course is a guide to quick, effective, inexpensive and evidence based tests and interventions based on specific impairment categories that can be used in all Physical or Occupational Therapy settings from home health to skilled nursing. Learn new tests that can more accurately measure specific deficits, improve patient motivation and track progress.
Measurable assessment tests & tools
Deb will review specific evidence based, measurable assessment tests & measures to improve your skills, documentation and functional outcome measurements. The Functional Test Score handout is a 4 page summary broken down into impairment categories:
There is also an oculomotor section with tests for central and peripheral deficits and monofilament testing instructions for loss of protective sensation for feet. Each category has specific tests and measures, provides a quick reference for age and gender norms, and evidenced based normative data that you will be able to immediately put into practice. Deb also shares specific tests that can be used to identify fall risk, hospital risk and mortality risk.
Intervention exercises: From frail to functional
This section discusses treatment strategies based on the impairments identified and discusses treatment progression to meet functional patient centered goals.
Six categories of exercise:
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Cancellations must be received in writing at least two weeks prior to the seminar date for tuition refund less a $75 administration fee. NO refunds will be made after this date.
Note: We cannot take online registrations beginning on the Monday of the week of the seminar. Instead, please call our office at (877) 794-7328 to register so we can ensure there will be a handout at the course for you.