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Geriatric Diagnostic Testing for PT and OT (1076)

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   2
Registration Fee:   $43.9000015258789

Recognize the importance/value of standardized testing.
Define the function of Evidence-Based Therapy techniques.
Relate prognostic factors in diagnosis with treatment techniques.
Express the necessity/benefits of documenting.
Identify the proper test to give patient.
Exhibit knowledge of some of the most widely used tests.
Recite the process for interpreting and documenting test results.

Target Audience

Purpose & Value of Testing Evidence-Based Medicine/Therapy Prognostic Factors Documentation of Studies Research Card File How to Choose/Use A Test The ACL & How to Administer It The CAM, Mini-Mental State Exam Interpreting/Documenting Test Results

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This Introductory Level course will discuss how hhe only way to prove the validity of therapy is to demonstrate it through progress. In order for therapists to demonstrate patient progress to third party payers, is through the use of evidenced-based medicine and the use of standardized testing. This course will review the most common tests for the geriatric patient. This course was authored by Esther Kane, OTR.

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