Despite advances in medicine, increased access to healthcare, and improved surgical strategies, quality of life for adult and geriatric populations has been reduced as quantity of life has taken priority. Regardless of clinical setting, clinicians are asked to magically improve quality of life with reduced funding, reduced time, and increased documentation demands. How can I improve quality of life and participation in meaningful activity while meeting the demands of the industry? How can I effectively evaluate and provide treatment strategies addressing stability, mobility, falls, confidence, gait, and mobility with my clients in their specific context? How do I return my practice to an emphasis on quality treatment with a focus on the client developing strategies specific to increase quality and participation in life?This innovative, evidence-based course presents the latest best practices for assessing degenerative changes due to functional decline and creating a practical treatment plan that focuses holistically on addressing all client areas. You will learn new and effective strategies designed for promoting mobility and stability to delay common age-related physical impairment. Emphasis will be placed not just on increasing strength, but the appropriate functional movement pattern while implementing simultaneous visual and psychological strategies in various environments. This course will take an evolutionary pattern to return the clinician to functional emphasis in three major areas:
Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:
Trent Brown, MOT, OTR/L, ATP, BCG, is a practicing therapist in Utah and is 1 of 36 credentialed holders of a board certification in gerontology (BCG) from the AOTA. Trent also holds a certification as an assistive technology professional (ATP) from RESNA. Currently, he is employed by the Department of Health (DOH) to develop, implement, and operate health care quality improvement programs for the state of Utah. Trent has 15 years of clinical experience in skilled nursing, transitional care, acute, and home health. Recently, he served as the VP for the UOTA where he co-authored SB 131 advancing OT practice in the state of Utah and has received multiple awards for his clinical, academic, and legislative work. Trent is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah and has been teaching their department since 2007. He is well traveled having provided courses all over the country to thousands of clinicians on a myriad of topics including joint arthroplasty, core strengthening, documentation, aging, legislation, and fall reduction. Trent Brown has also been a keynote speaker at multiple events throughout the country.
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.
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.
Early Bird = $50 discount
Regular = $545
Late Fee = add $25
Early Bird (thru 1/16/20) = $495
Regular (1/17/20 – 2/25/20) = $545
Late Fee (2/26/20 – 3/3/20) = $570
Early Bird (thru 3/19/20) = $495
Regular (3/20/20 – 4/21/20) = $545
Late Fee (4/22/20 – 4/28/20) = $570