CEUL054024 - Interventions for Older Adults in Post-Acute Settings: Clinically-Based, Ready-To-Use Treatment Strategies

Offered By
GREAT Seminars & Books / GREAT Seminars Online

2639 Revere Drive
Akron, OH  44333  USA

Course Description:

As the baby boomers continue to age, it’s no secret that the population of older adults is expanding – and will continue strong for the next 30 years. That population will enter all post-acute settings in ever-increasing numbers. As therapists, we are facing heightened demands to work effectively with older adults in increasingly shorter amounts of time. Is your clinic ready for this influx of patients living long into their 80s and 90s? Those who have exposure to the geriatric population know that successful outcomes require an in-depth understanding of common diagnoses along with an appreciation for age-related changes and complexities. This course will provide an overview of several diagnoses commonly encountered in the older population and how to address them effectively at multiple levels of function. Interventions presented will be based on current evidence. Instead of rote lecture, this course will provide time to practice interventions for immediate use in the clinic. Proven effective protocols that can be individualized, one-repetition maximum strength testing, effective exercise dosing, functional measures, and comorbidities will be discussed. The comprehensive manual will include summaries of recently published intervention protocols for clinical use as well as functional tools and references. The surge of aging baby boomers gives us a rich opportunity as they enter our clinics in unprecedented numbers. Take home over 50 new evidence based treatment ideas for older adults that you can use immediately to get great results.

Course Dates To Be Offered:

May 2, 2020 to May 3, 2020 | Wichita KS
Aug 8, 2020 to Aug 9, 2020 | Greenville SC
Oct 10, 2020 to Oct 11, 2020 | West Orange NJ
Nov 7, 2020 to Nov 8, 2020 | Madison WI


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