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Become an Expert in Functional Assessment

GREAT Seminars and Books

Format(s):   Online Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   5
Registration Fee:   $149

Apply the concepts and regulations of the CMS 2013 requirements for documenting functional performance within the G-code and 7-point severity/complexity modifier framework of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). Utilize a function-based evaluation approach for older adults with various pathologies and impairments within all settings. Select and administer reliable and useful functional tests appropriate for a specific G- code. Objectively document function and responsiveness to intervention. Interpret findings from reliable and valid functional and impairment assessment tools.

Functional assessment is critical to the successful development of treatment plans as well as documentation of patient progress. This course presents the participant with the most current, research-based, reliable and useful functional tools in physical and occupational therapy practice. Case studies and video of therapists working with patients are utilized to illustrate the appropriate application of functional assessment. Clinical decision-making regarding which tools to use in specific situations and how to make use of the results of functional measurement are integrated throughout.

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