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Balance Outcome Measure for Elders in Acute Care


Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   1
Registration Fee:   $9

CEU Course Objectives
1. Discuss if the BOOMER is valid to use in an acute care setting and if it is able to differentiate between the balance and mobility of patients able to be discharged to their usual residence compared to those requiring further inpatient rehabilitation.
2. Identify which patients should be considered for rehabilitation.
3. Describe the advantages of the Balance Outcome Measure for Elder Rehabilitation over other methods.

Confirmation Notes
How to Take This Course:
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2 Read the Course Material - As you read through, mark your answers on the course worksheet to be prepared for the exam
3 Take Exam - You must a achieve a score of 70% or higher in order to earn credit for the course.
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CEU Course Syllabus
Introduction 0.18 Contact Hours
Study Overview 0.20 Contact Hours
Analysis and Results 0.22 Contact Hours
Discussion 0.40 Contact Hours
Total = 1 Contact Hour
Instructional level: Basic

This CE course details the concurrent validity of the Balance Outcome Measure for Elder Rehabilitation (BOOMER) while investigating balance, mobility, and perceived confidence to undertake daily activities experienced by patients at discharge from an Internal Medicine Unit, and seeks to determine if there are differences between patients discharged to rehabilitation to those discharged to their usual residence.
The article for this course is from Physiotherapy New Zealand,, as first published in the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy.
You don't need to pay for an exam until AFTER you pass it.

Dates and Locations
Register Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2050 - 01-01-2050, 12:00AM 12:00AM