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Telehealth for Rehab
Audio CD
$169.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on June 7, 2019.
Product Details
Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions.
PESI Rehab
6/7/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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  1. Describe the types of tele-rehabilitation visits performed and how to apply each for individual patients
  2. Discuss appropriate patient selection for tele-rehabilitation.
  3. Demonstrate motivational interviewing techniques to enhance rapport and evaluation of the patient.
  4. Develop a musculoskeletal examination and treatment toolbox for tele-rehabilitation.
  5. Perform a simulated tele-rehabilitation visit for balance.
  6. Discuss how to perform ADL training, wheelchair assessment, and cognitive training.
Telehealth For Rehabilitation
How to Provide Service Wherever Your Patients Are
  • What does the literature tell us about telehealth care vs traditional therapy?
    • How it’s just as effective for your patients
  • Various types of tele-rehabilitation
    • Synchronous format - live interaction via video
    • Asynchronous format – transfer of information electronically
    • Rehab technician present – mix of the two
How to Get Started – From Start to Finish
  • Set-up tele-rehab visit
    • Emergency plan
    • Ensure privacy and consent
    • Deliver HIPA-complaint care
  • Software built for telehealth
  • What do current state regulations say?
  • How do you select patients?
  • Increase your network and referral base
  • Billing and reimbursement strategies
  • How to overcome the barriers that exist
  • Advantages to tele-rehabilitation over traditional therapy
Get the Most Out of Interviewing Your Patients
Improve Your Assessment Skills
  • How to ask better questions to get better answers
  • Build rapport with your patients without being face-to-face
Assess and Treat Various Conditions With Telehealth Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Conduct telehealth exam and treatment planning for:
    • Neck
    • Shoulders
    • Back
    • Hips
    • Knees
    • Ankle/feet
  • Manual interventions
  • LAB: patient interview and examination
Neurological Conditions
  • Conduct telehealth exam and treatment planning for:
    • CVA
    • Parkinson’s disease
    • SCI
    • MS
    • Vestibular
    • Falls/balance
    • Gait
  • LAB: gait and balance
Cardiopulmonary Conditions
  • Conduct telehealth exam and treatment planning for
  • Getting vitals
Other Important Elements and Deficits to Consider
  • ADL training and home safety evaluation
  • Chronic pain
  • Wheelchair positioning
  • Treating cognition
Case Studies
Telehealth for Rehabilitation in Action
Future of Tele-Rehabilitation
Where Are We Headed, and How You Can Take Advantage Now?
  • Continual ways tele-rehab evolves
  • How to be successful using tele-rehabilitation


Donald Hayes, PT, GTC, has been on the cutting-edge of telehealth in rehab for the past few years. As a physical therapist at the VA hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, Don worked on an award-winning tele-rehabilitation team to connect homebound veterans in rural settings to outpatient clinics and home health service via telehealth. He is also a member of the APTA’s frontiers in Research, Science, and Technology (FiRST). His knowledge and passion for telehealth can be seen in the various articles he has authored or co-authored as well as the presentation that was featured at AOTA’s annual conference in 2017. Don earned his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Northern Iowa in 1996 and his physical therapy degree from the University of Missouri in 2005.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Donald Hayes has an employment relationship with the VA hospital in Iowa. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Donald Hayes is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Continuing Education Credits

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Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Rehab Techs