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Best Practices in Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine 2011

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On April 27, 2011 ADVANCE presented the Best Practices in Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine for 2011. A diverse line-up of speakers presented on topics ranging from the impact of the DPT to effective therapies for gait assessment to physical therapy and health care reform. If you missed the event or want to brush up for taking your CE test, click on the links below to the archived versions

General

The Impact of the DPT (non-credit)

A look at the impact of the DPT on the physical therapy profession and how it has changed PT education and the face of its workforce.

Kathryn Zalewski, PhD, MPA, PT, Program Director - Doctor of Physical Therapy Assistant Professor University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee zalewski@uwm.edu

Clinical

Using Physical Agents for Athletic Rehabilitation (1 credit)

Examine the research and evidence behind using physical agents and modalities as an adjunct to traditional physical therapy. Therapists will learn the latest evidence-based approaches to varied sports-related conditions, including head trauma, upper- and lower-extremity injury and return-to-play assessment.

Amit Gaglani, PT, OCS, CSCS, owner/physical therapist, Accelerated Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Edison, NJ; amit.gaglani@acceleratedptr.com

Management

Maximizing Efficiency: Establishing an Outpatient Private Practice that Will Thrive (1 credit)

Learn what moves, methods and approaches owners can take with marketing and niche exploration to secure their practices' success in today's climate and beyond.

Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, president and co-owner, Northwest Rehabilitation Associates, Salem, OR; mike@northwestrehab.com

Clinical

Effective Therapies for Gait Assessment (1 credit)

Taking a look at the most effective and evidence-backed strategies for gait assessment using both recorded measurement tests and gait tools in the clinic.

Anne Grady Landers, PT, physical therapist at Beverly Hospital in Boston; alanders@5sqc.com

Management

Best Practices in Productivity and Profitability (1 credit)

Directors of rehabilitation can learn how to capitalize on proper reimbursement approaches, coding, efficient scheduling and billing practices, using targeted treatment protocols, and maximizing staffing efforts.

Jim Glinn, DPT, President, San Luis Sports Therapy and Orthopedic Rehabilitation, 805 Aerovista Pl., Suite 201, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401; jim@slsportstherapy.com

General

Physical Therapy and Health Care Reform (non-credit)

What impact will the Health Care Reform and Portability Act have on physical therapy access for patients, and what the profession can do to deal with changes.

Justin Moore, PT, DPT, Vice President, Government Affairs and Payment Policy, American Physical Therapy Association, 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-1488; justinmoore@apta.org


 

Physical therapy is a beneficial tool for many people to maintain health. A lot of firms are providing their services of therapy but we need to adopt the services of reputed firm.
Physical Therapy Bergen County

William Jade,  D/CSeptember 21, 2013
Ho-Ho-Kus, FL




     

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