Balance and Falls in the Elderly

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Our video online CE courses are filmed with studio quality with a focus on the online learner. This course provides a downloadable manual.

This is a self-paced online course.

This course presents evidence-based research and clinically proven techniques to maximize safe, functional movement with the aging population. The information provided in this comprehensive course will enhance the clinician’s ability to perform comprehensive examinations for older adults with orthopedic, neurological, and cardiopulmonary diagnosis. This intermediate course is applicable for PT, PTA, OT, COTA, and AT.

In-depth information is provided about the aging population, including age-related physiological changes, comorbidities, and the impact on aging, pharmaceuticals, and their physiological interactions and common causes of falls. The information provided enables the clinician to have a thorough understanding of underlying factors stemming from one or more physiological systems in addition to possible pharmacological sources that can contribute to limited function in the aging population.
This course is applicable for PT, OT, and AT.

AOTA: This course’s Professional activity focuses on Foundation Knowledge for the Occupational Therapist. Topics related to the diagnosis and conditions encountered by OT practitioners and provide medical information, background, and context relevant to occupational therapy practice. PD activities focus on diagnosis and conditions, neuroscience, and behavior.

Athletic Trainers: BOC provider #P2047, category A.

Instructor: Linda Horn, PT, DScPT, MHS, NCS, North American Seminars, Inc

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