Today’s aging and active population requires that rehabilitation professionals’ practice at the highest level of their license. This continuing education course will dive deep into functional rehab, the kinetic chain, and how to integrate the three systems of balance. The attendee will learn the implications and evidence of Core and Hip Stability and its relationship to reducing falls and improving balance. This advanced knowledge is vital when working with this fall risk population. The attendee will discover creative therapeutic exercise techniques and how to sequence a corrective exercise program. This 4-hour CE course is one of its kind!
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- World health organization fall stats
- Fall stats and health care implications
- Orthopedic conditions and fall risks
- Aging stats and baby boomers
- Outcome measures and fall assessments
- Aging effects
- Balance systems: visual, vestibular, and proprioceptive
- Case studies of joint replacement, osteoarthritis and hip fractures
- Anatomy of the core
- Connection of the core and kinetic link and effects on balance
- Motor control
- Evidence based research on core stability and fall risk and prevention
- Anatomy of the lumbopelvic complex
- Biomechanics of normal gait vs pathological gait
- Evidence based research presented on hip stability and falls
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on the implications and evidence of Core and Hip Stability and its relationship to reducing falls and improving balance.
- Identify the statistical implication of geriatric fall risk and intervention
- Identify the kinetic link implications and effects due to aging process
- Identify the evidence based information on core stability and fall risk
- Recognize the kinetic chain core stability and hip exercises for acute to chronic geriatric orthopedic conditions
- Identify the evidence based information on hip stability and fall risk
"Seminar-On-Demand" course are streamed on your web browser if the online version if purchased. Our SODs are optimized for the most current versions of Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A current version of Adobe Flashplayer is also required when viewing on a desktop or laptop computer. All SOD courses are mobile ready.
Contact Hours: 4 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Certified Athletic Trainer.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: 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
Financial – John O’Halloran is employed by O’Halloran Consulting and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
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.