Product Detail

2-Day: Functional Aging:
DVD Video
$299.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 8+ hours   Instructions
Length:
12 hr 14 min
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
THERESA A. SCHMIDT, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
4/3/2019
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV020895
Objectives
  1. List physiological changes associated with aging.
  2. Select and administer outcome measures to identify functional mobility and balance impairments in elders.
  3. Apply integrative interventions, including manual therapy, fascial release, joint mobilization, therapeutic exercise, balance and neuromuscular re-education, and functional training to improve functional capacity in elders.
  4. Identify alternative medicine approaches to improve mobility and balance, to reduce pain, and to improve functional quality of life.
  5. Design an effective plan of care to produce a measurable difference in mobility, balance, pain and function.
  6. Practice skilled documentation to show functional change using standardized exams.
  7. Discuss current evidence regarding the efficacy of specific clinical interventions on functional outcomes in elders.
Outline
FUNCTIONAL MOBILITY AND BALANCE ASSESSMENT IN ELDERS
  • Balance definitions, systems and strategies
  • Aging process and epidemiology of falls
  • Risk factors in aging, medications, medical and degenerative processes
FUNCTION AND BALANCE ASSESSMENT

GAIT AND BALANCE ASSESSMENT TESTS

INTERVENTIONS TO ENHANCE BALANCE AND PREVENT FALLS
  • Exercise program design: Active Balance Clinic (ABC)
  • Tai Chi
  • OTAGO
EVIDENCE-BASED OUTCOMES
  • What studies say about balance tools and interventions
  • Fall reduction, rates and risks
  • AGS panel recommendations on balance
FUNCTIONAL OUTCOME TESTS DISCUSSION
  • Mini Mental Status Exam (MMSE)
  • Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MOCA)
  • Barthel Index
  • Self-Efficacy
  • Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS)
  • Functional Autonomy Measurement System (SMAF)
MUSCULOSKELETAL CHALLENGES
  • Lower extremity functional scales (LEFS)
  • Disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand (DASH)
  • Measuring myofascial pain
  • Trigger points
  • Stiffness
  • Muscle weakness
INTERVENTIONS FOR PAIN REDUCTION, MOBILITY PROMOTION AND FUNCTION
  • Manual therapy
  • Neuromuscular techniques
  • Integrative medicine
IMPROVING MOBILITY, STRENGTH AND FUNCTION, AND REDUCING PAIN
  • Myofascial release
  • Positional release
  • Joint mobilization
  • Neuromuscular re-education
INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE AND HOLISTIC APPROACHES TO IMPROVE MOBILITY
  • Address behavioral and cognitive issues
  • Reduce pain in elders
  • Mindfulness
  • Massage
  • Relaxation induction
  • Craniosacral
  • Reiki
CASE STUDIES AND GROUP PROBLEM SOLVING
Author

THERESA A. SCHMIDT, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS

Theresa Schmidt, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS, CHy, DD, is a board-certified specialist in orthopedic physical therapy, massage therapist, certified professional speaker, Reiki Master, and hypnotherapist. Her work integrates the best of evidence-based traditional and alternative medicine with inspirational resources to achieve results that change lives. Dr. Schmidt received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of New England and served as faculty of the Physical Therapy and PTA Programs at Touro College in New York City. She also served as adjunct professor at Nassau Community and CUNY Queens Colleges. She has presented internationally for Fascia Research Congress, hospitals, private companies, and clinics and is an accomplished published author.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Theresa Schmidt maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Theresa Schmidt has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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Audience
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
  • Personal Trainers
  • Nurses
  • Nursing Home Administrators