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Geriatric Therapy- Module 3: Examination and Intervention- Part 1

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   7
Registration Fee:   $84

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:
1.Understand sensory changes and their relationship to functional ability within the environment
2.Identify general principles of design
3.Identify teaching/consulting strategies
4.Better understand depression in older adults
5.Understand management practices of depression in the older adult
6.Better understand cognitive decline and dementia
7.Define/understand mild cognitive impairment, delirium, and dementia
8. Identify caregiver issues
9.Perform a thorough chart review of the acute and medically complex patient
10.Perform a systems review of the acute and medically complex patient
11.Discuss other relevant medical issues
12.Discuss preventative methods

Target Audience
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Assistants

Confirmation Notes
Methods of Instruction: Online course available via internet
Educational Level:Intermediate
CEU Information: Click here for CEU approvals.

This course is derived from the textbook by Andrew A. Guccione, PT, PhD, DPT, FAPTA, Rita A. Wong, PT, EdD, and Dale Avers, PT, DPT, PhD ©2012. Geriatric Physical Therapy offers a comprehensive presentation of geriatric physical therapy science and practice. Thoroughly revised and updated, editors Andrew Guccione, Rita Wong, and Dale Avers and their contributors provide current information on aging-related changes in function, the impact of these changes on patient examination and evaluation, and intervention approaches that maximize optimal aging. Chapters emphasize evidence-based content that clinicians can use throughout the patient management process.
Module 3: Examination and Intervention- Part 1 covers chapters 7 through 9.
Chapter 7: Environmental Design: Accommodating Sensory Changes in the Older Adult
Chapter 8: Cognition in the Aging Adult
Chapter 9: Evaluation of the Acute and Medically Complex Patient

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM