Tuesday, 30. April 2019, OSPTA, The Injured Worker: Clinical Tools for Successful Outcomes - Masontown

from 30. April 2019 - 7:00 till 9:00


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“Injured Workers: Clinical Tools for Successful Outcomes”
Scott Gettings OT, CHT, and Mark Kerestan PT, PA-C, CEASIt is this intention of this 2-hour CEU course to provide an in-depth review of clinical treatment considerations/options for the injured worker. The introduction will review the importance of documentation and consideration for different audiences as well as emerging trends that will influence documentation needs. The main course will then dive into Functional Capacity Evaluations and the APTA guidelines for the same. This will be followed by a new transition to DC concept, the “work fitness” program. The course will finish with a Discussion on Work Rehabilitation for the TBI/Concussed worker and the importance of employer relationships. A period for questions and answers will be included at the conclusion of the course. The course is intended for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, PTA’s and COTAs.
Course outline
• Overview/Discussion                                                                  10 min
• Documentation/Symptom Magnification                                       25 min
• FCE: Purpose and Results                                                         25 min
• Break                                                                                        10 min
• Work Fitness                                                                              20 min
• WC for the TBI/concussion DX                                                    20 min
• Employer Relationships                                                              10 min
• Questions/Review                                                                       10 min
 Course Objectives

Participants will learn and understand documentation standards

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Participants will learn and understand emerging trends in FCEs and the APTA’s FCE standards
Participants will be introduced to discharge options such as work fitness programs
Participants will learn management options in dealing with the injured worker who has been diagnosed with a concussion
Finally, participants with learn and understand tactics in dealing with and building employer relations

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