Topics covered will include evidence-based assessment and intervention strategies for pathological conditions affecting the endocrine, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and neurological systems among others as well as integrating medical record review, lab values, imaging, medications, physician and surgeon consult notes, nurse-therapist communication, as well as social worker/case manager discharge planning into your treatment approach. The information learned from this course can be taken back and implemented on Monday morning.
- CEU DETAILS
This new 2-day course will provide you with relevant problem-solving and critical-thinking methods for evaluating and treating patients who have both acute and chronic disease processes. It will arm you with best practices for treating patients with multiple co-morbidities to maximize their functional outcomes. Topics covered will include integrating medical record review, lab values, imaging, medications, physician and surgeon consult notes, nurse-therapist communication, as well as social worker/case manager discharge planning into your treatment plan. Commonly used tests & measures such as 30-sec sit to stand, 5 rep sit-to-stand, FIST, TUG, Berg, DGI, FGA, 6MWT, and others will be practiced during breakout lab sessions. Much attention will be placed upon discussion about the expanding role of “PT/OT” throughout the two days as lab breakouts sessions and classroom-style discussion occur while the instructor presents case scenarios and working through evaluation and treatment plans. Specific to this course, the instructor allocates a 1-2 hour dedicated block of time where attendees will be allowed to lead his/her own case discussion. The information learned from this course can be taken back and implemented on Monday mornings. Content is clinically relevant to several settings including as Acute, Subacute, SNF, Home Health, and Outpatient.
Patrick A. Tino, PT, DPT has over 25 years of experience evaluating and treating patients in clinical practice settings ranging from acute care, outpatient sports & orthopaedic, SNF, Home Health, to academia as a part-time as well as an adjunct professor. He also has been formally presenting CE courses nationwide since 2010 in his sub-specialty areas such as Total Joint Replacement and Fracture Rehab Management, Vestibular Assessment & Intervention, Medical Screening & Differential Diagnosis, as well as Rehab Management of the Medically Complex Patient. Currently, Pat practices in a large Level 1 Trauma and Teaching Hospital for Medical and Surgical Residents and Fellows as well as numerous PT/OT/SLP/PTA/COTA programs across the nation. It is within this 1,000 + bed tertiary referral medical center that Pat is exposed to very complex medical conditions and why he enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with his fellow colleagues locally, regionally, and nationally. Pat works in home health and outpatient on a prn basis as well. Pat also has attended numerous continuing education courses himself and understands the various domains of teaching and learning from both the perspective of an educator and a student. Pat is also a member of the APTA and belongs to the orthopedic, neurologic, and acute care sections. He is a Credential Clinical Instructor. In his free time, he practices martial arts, enjoys reading and going to the beach. Pat is married with three children and lives in Tampa Bay, Florida.
595 West State Street
Conference Room J on the ground floor
Doylestown, PA 18901
This course meets the criteria for 13.5 contact hours (1.35 CEUs).
Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 13.5 contact hours - Intermediate Level Occupational therapy Process: assessment, intervention.
The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA.
NBCOT professional development provider - 13.5 PDUs