Product Detail

Fall Prevention Specialist Certificate Course
DVD Video
$299.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on August 15, 2019.
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 8+ hours   Instructions
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
MICHEL JANET (SHELLY) DENES, PT, C/NDT
Publisher:
PESI Rehab
Copyright:
8/15/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV063725
Objectives
  1. Discuss the latest advances in fall prevention and their implications for rehab.
  2. Demonstrate a comprehensive assessment, identifying and differentiating root causes of fall risk.
  3. Evaluate the most effective interventions available for reducing risk and restoring balance, mobility, and function.
  4. Integrate multiple approaches for better outcomes, including balance and gait training, vestibular rehabilitation, gaze stabilization, multitasking interventions, and environmental modification.
  5. Describe the most effective landing strategies to minimize impact.
  6. Develop an effective home exercise program.
  7. Design robust, innovative plans of care for high risk patients with various diagnoses.
  8. Discuss parameters for safely intensifying rehab.
  9. Determine effective strategies for helping noncompliant, difficult, or depressed patients become more engaged in their recovery.
  10. Review coding and billing updates for fall prevention and post-fall rehab.
  11. Outline key components of a successful fall prevention program.
  12. Describe strategies for effectively marketing a fall prevention program.
Outline
HOT TOPICS AND INNOVATIONS IN FALL PREVENTION
  • What fall prevention will look like in 1, 5, and 10 years
HANDS-ON LAB: PREDICT AND PREVENT FALLS WITH A COMPREHENSIVE RISK ASSESSMENT
  • Practice today’s best evaluations for:
    • Balance
    • Visual-spatial function
    • Sensory-motor integration
    • Proprioception
    • Vestibular function
    • Gait and mobility
    • Age-related degeneration
    • Home safety
    • Pharmacological side effects
HANDS-ON LAB: EXPAND YOUR REHAB TOOLBOX FOR FALL PREVENTION AND POST-FALL REHAB
  • Practice effective techniques you can use immediately to:
    • Restore balance, mobility, and function
    • Minimize fall impact and injury
    • Treat dizziness and vertigo
    • Improve multitasking, coordination, and gait
    • Resolve vision problems that contribute to falls
    • Boost cognition, memory, and focus
    • Reduce environmental fall risks
HAND-ON LAB: INTEGRATE MULTIPLE APPROACHES FOR BETTER OUTCOMES
  • Practice combining:
    • Balance and gait training
    • Vestibular rehabilitation
    • Gaze stabilization
    • Multitasking interventions
    • Musculoskeletal soft tissue techniques
    • Graded motor imagery
    • Home exercise programming
    • Nutrition
    • Environmental modification
    • Safety reminders
    • Orthotics and gait devices
    • Clinical applications of neuroplasticity
HANDS-ON LAB: DESIGN ROBUST, INNOVATIVE PLANS OF CARE FOR YOUR PATIENTS
  • Practice developing treatment strategies for high risk patients with specific impairments, including:
    • Traumatic brain injury
    • Stroke
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Parkinson’s disease
    • Spinal cord injury
    • Diabetes
    • Pain
    • Age-related changes
KEYS TO SUCCESSFULLY TREATING NONCOMPLIANT PATIENTS AND ENLISTING FAMILY SUPPORT

ARE YOU LEAVING MONEY ON THE TABLE?
  • Coding and billing updates for fall prevention and post-fall rehab
  • Justify rehab with the right progress measures and documentation
  • Avoid denials and audits with these tips
CASE STUDIES: PUT KNOWLEDGE TO PRACTICE
  • Case study 1: Evaluate a client’s home for extrinsic risk factors
  • Case study 2: Apply advanced balance training and multi-tasking techniques
  • Case study 3: Integrate visual testing and gaze stabilization
  • Case study 4: Navigate pharmacological side effects and comorbidities
  • Case study 5: Overcome barriers to effective strategy implementation
DEVELOP AN EFFECTIVE FALL PREVENTION PROGRAM FOR YOUR FACILITY

BECOME YOUR REGION’S GO-TO FALL PREVENTION SPECIALIST
  • The insider’s guide to specialization and professional networking
  • Build referrals faster: effectively market your fall prevention program
Author

MICHEL JANET (SHELLY) DENES, PT, C/NDT

Shelly Denes, PT, C/NDT, is an expert in fall prevention with more than 25 years of experience treating patients with hemiplegia, neuromuscular disorders, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injuries. She has a special interest in advanced technology for helping patients move safely, and she has been involved extensively with neuroprosthetic devices, lower extremity orthotics, and exoskeleton robotics.

Ms. Denes travels nationally to present seminars on fall prevention and geriatric rehabilitation, and she is known for her dynamic, hands-on teaching style. She has also shared her insights with practicing professionals at annual physical therapy association meetings and through adjunct university work Additionally, her expertise has been presented through expert witness work, both nationally and locally. Ms. Denes is a graduate of University of Michigan’s physical therapy program, and she earned her certification in Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT) from the Rehab Institute of Chicago.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Michel Janet (Shelly) Denes has an employment relationship with the Center for Spinal Cord Injury Recovery. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Michel Janet (Shelly) Denes has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

CE Information Coming Soon
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

There may be an additional fee for CE certificates. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Audience
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Nursing Home Administrators