In today’s changing healthcare world it is becoming more crucial than ever for therapist to accurately assess and screen patients quickly and effectively.
This course uses the best evidence for performing lower extremity assessment techniques to differentiate potential musculoskeletal diagnosis for the lower extremities so that the participant can become more efficient while improving their standard of care. Treatment intervention strategies based on the diagnosis are then suggested for the best possible rehabilitation outcome for patients.
This Seminar-On-Demand is 5 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
|Contact Hours: 5|
Video Course Format: Video
|Target Audience: ATC/LAT, OT/COTA, PT/PTA|
|Instructional Level: Advanced||BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential|
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- Anatomical and physiological changing in aging adult (0-30 minutes)
- Key points and concepts – a review of the basics (30-40 minutes)
- Motor control (40-60 minutes)
- Treatment and prevention for Osteoporosis (60-80 minutes)
- Adult scoliosis management (80-100 minutes)
- Management of Osteoarthritis (100-120 minutes)
- Total joint replacement discussion with training techniques (120-135 minutes)
- Sequence, stages and management of degenerative disc disease (135-150 minutes)
- Movement dysfunction through various assessment techniques (150-180 minutes)
- Gait analysis (180-200 minutes)
- Assessment of movement dysfunction (200-230 minutes)
- Observational Videos of assessment techniques (230-240 minutes)
- Treatment plans to optimize outcomes for your geriatric patient - Mobility (240-250 minutes)
- Treatment plan – Hypermobility and Hypo mobility (250-260 minutes)
- Treatment plan – Incorporate multiple body parts (260-270 minutes)
- Treatment plan – Strength training (270-280 minutes)
- Treatment plan – Functional progression (280-290 minutes)
- Treatment plan – everyone is different (290-300 minutes)
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on performing lower extremity assessment techniques to differentiate potential musculoskeletal diagnosese.
At the end of this course the professional will be able to:
- Appropriately select and administer musculoskeletal assessment techniques for the lower extremity.
- Identify the patients that should be treated, referred to an appropriate provider, or treated and referred after initial examination based on the screening and assessment techniques.
- Identify the components of an effective treatment plan based on the assessment techniques taught for lower extremity pathologies.
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Contact Hours: 5
Target Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Athletic Trainers.
Instructional Level: Advanced
BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential
Course Type: Seminar-On-Demand
- Financial - Neil Evans, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS is an Assistant Professor at Marshall University and Physical Therapist at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital and receives a salary. receives royalty payments from HomeCEUConnection.com for the presentation of this course.
- Nonfinancial - Neil Evans is a member, Education Section, of the American Physical Therapy Association.
- No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service.
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.