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Advances in Strength Training for Older Adults
CE Test
$19.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
Additional Participant CE Test
Author:
JAMIE MINER, PT, DPT, GCS
Publisher:
PESI Rehab
Copyright:
7/20/2021
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNT064565
Objectives
  1. Assess normal age-related changes and will develop treatment plans to minimize those effects to accommodate for the normal age-related changes.
  2. Analyze when weakness, deconditioning, and poor posture affect function and formulate the best treatment strategies to address these problems.
  3. Apply evidence-based treatment plans to strength training principles to enhance patient outcomes across various diagnosis and injuries.
  4. Analyze the proper balance between core muscles in the maintenance of spinal health and specific treatment approaches to address spinal changes with aging.
  5. Skillfully assess older patients for gait, balance, strength, coordination, and flexibility with specific outcome measures using the recently established guidelines and recommendation.
  6. Integrate the risks and precautions for osteoporosis treatment exercises, treatment and prevention of frailty fractures and the dietary requirement to promote bone healing.
  7. Integrate motivation and engagement into treatment plans to enhance patient compliance.
Outline
How Changes in The Aging Patient Population Impact Your Work
  • Musculoskeletal and postural changes
  • Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis
  • Cardiovascular changes
  • Vision and hearing changes
  • Joint replacement
  • Aging and disease processes
  • The impact of certain medications on a patient’s response to exercise
Geriatric Functional Testing and Assessment Toolbox for:
  • Pain
  • Gait
  • Posture
  • Mobility
  • Strength
  • Balance
  • Range of motion
  • Aerobic capacity
  • Cognition
  • Motivation
Fall Prevention Essentials: Addressing Weakness to Reduce Fall Risk
  • Quick tips to fallers
  • Reduce fall risk, minimize fall impact and injury
  • Condition specific fall risk: including arthritis, stroke, neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis
  • Identify patient, environmental and systemic conditions that may have led to a fall
Physical Exercise Programs and Implementation:
  • Safe and effective exercise for aging adults
  • Precautions to exercise in the elderly
  • Intensity and frequency considerations
  • Exercises and accommodations for:
    • Pain management
    • Building strength and endurance
    • Improving balance
    • Increasing mobility
    • Aerobic conditioning
  • Recognize red flags and contraindication to exercise
  • Tips to optimize motivation and compliance
Working with Special Populations
  • Frailty
  • Cardiovascular patients
  • Limited mobility (chair bound)
  • Diabetics
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • CVA
  • MS
Nutritional Screening and Requirements
  • Specific needs for those with Parkinson’s disease, osteoporosis, diabetes
Optimize Documentation for Better Outcomes and Reimbursement
  • Use of skilled terminology, avoidance of red flags, and adequate, concise documentation.
Author

JAMIE MINER, PT, DPT, GCS

Jamie Miner, PT, DPT, GCS, graduated with a BS degree in PT from UNC Chapel Hill in 1988. She earned her DPT from Shenandoah University in 2010. She earned her vestibular certification at Emory University in March 2003. She achieved the geriatric clinical specialist designation for the APTA. She has taken Advances in Vestibular Rehabilitation and Vestibular Function Testing. She has served as clinical instructor to many doctoral physical therapy students. She currently provides PRN services to multiple SNFs. She has experience in home health, acute care, outpatient vestibular rehab and fall prevention, acute rehab, sub-acute rehab, and long-term care.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jamie Miner has an employment relationship with Rehabcare, Galloway Ridge Facility. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Shenandoah University. Ms. Miner receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Jamie Miner has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

Athletic Trainers
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Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
This course contains 5.75 hours of Distance Learning - Independent continuing education. It was not offered for AOTA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. For state licensure or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.

Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 5.5 continuing education credits.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
This self-study course consists of 5.75 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.

California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants:
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PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 5.75 continuing competency hours.

Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 5.5 CE credit hours.

Kentucky Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 5.75 continuing education credit hours for Kentucky Physical Therapists. The rule under 201 KAR 22:045, Section 2, (2)(a) states that category 1 continued competency credits can be earned from providers approved by another physical therapy licensing agency. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.

New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 7.0 contact hours.

North Carolina Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation, Provider Number: 216-000071. This intermediate course is approved by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners by virtue of PESI Inc. approved provider status with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation. This course qualifies for 5.5 continuing education hours.

Pennsylvania Physical Therapists and Assistants: The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This self-study activity consists of 5.75 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.

Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: This self-study activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2406032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. Instructional level: Intermediate. This activity will provide 5.75 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Utah Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants: This course is designed to meet the Utah DOPL Rule R156-24b-303b.2.c.iv - A commercial continuing education provider providing a course related to the practice of physical therapy. Please retain a copy of the advertising brochure and your certificate of completion to provide to your board should this be requested of you. This self-study activity consists of 5.75 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

Vermont Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: CE credit is available. This course consists of 5.75 continuing education credit hours for Vermont Physical Therapists. The Board confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.

Virginia Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants: CE credit is available. This course consists of 5.75 hours of type 2 continued competency credit for Virginia Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Regulation 18VAC112-20-131, Section B, (2) states that up to ten type 2 continued competency credits can be earned by completing independent study activities related to the clinical practice of physical therapy.


Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 5.75 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
**All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test. Or you may call our customer service department and a copy of your test/evaluation will be emailed to you. Please allow 30-45 days.


Audience
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Nursing Home Administrators
  • Personal Trainers
  • Exercise Physiologists