Health and Wellness for the Older Adult: Roles, Responsibilities, and Evidence for Physical Therapist Practice

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Course Type: Online | PT 2011

Author(s): Matt Janes, PT, DPT, MHS, OCS, CSCS; William Rogers, PT, MPT

Price: $54 Member | $90 Nonmember (subject to change)

CEU: 0.3 CEUs (3.0 contact hours)

Description: This session will provide information and clinical practice concerns to improve the overall health and wellness of older adults. The speakers will discuss the leading health indicators, societal health issues, and specific populations affected by common conditions impacting the older adult. Specific emphasis will be on the Older Americans 2010: Key Indicators of Well-Being Report, National Healthcare Quality Report, National Institute on Aging: Exercise & Physical Activity Guidelines, and Healthy People 2020. Content will cover evidence-based practice considerations for conditions commonly seen by physical therapists. Participants will gain knowledge and resources to use immediately upon returning to their communities.

Purchase: View full course description at the APTA Learning Center.

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