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Jan 24, 2020 | USD $170 | San Ramon, California
Pediatric Advanced Cardio Life Support (PALS) Renewal Course is organized by HeartShare Training Services Inc and will be held on Jan 24, 2020 at HeartShare Eastbay, San Ramon, California, United States of America. Course Length: 6 Hours Card Issued: American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Cardio Life Support Course Completion Card Card Term: 2 years Course Overview: The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support course is to provide the participant with (1) information needed to recognize infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest; (2) information and strategies needed to prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children; and (3) the cognitive and psychomotor skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize infants and children in respiratory failure, shock or cardiopulmonary arrest. BOOK SOLD SEPARATELY. The PALS Course is designed to teach healthcare providers the knowledge and skills needed to recognize and prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children. On the day of class, sign-in begins 30 minutes before the scheduled class time. Students are expected to attend and participate in the entire course. Don’t forget to bring your book, your test score, and a photo ID. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jan 31, 2020 | USD $170 | San Ramon, California
Advanced Cardio Life Support (ACLS) Renewal Course is organized by HeartShare Training Services Inc and will be held on Jan 31, 2020 at HeartShare Eastbay, San Ramon, California, United States of America. Course Length: 6 Hours Card Issued: American Heart Association Advanced Cardio Life Support Course Completion Card Card Term: 2 years Course Overview: This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes. This course presents the skills and didactic information needed to handle a cardiac arrest, events that may lead to a cardiac arrest, and events that follow a cardiac arrest. The core of this course is the evaluation and management of the first 10 minutes of a witnessed, adult, ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. Other essentials of the course are contained in the 10 core ACLS cases: respiratory arrest, pulseless ventricular / ventricular tachycardia (VF/VT) treated with an AED, VF/VT refractory to initial defibrillation, pulseless electrical activity, asystole, acute coronary syndromes, bradycardia, stable tachycardia, unstable tachycardia, acute ischemic stroke and ROSC. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 07 - 08, 2020 | CME 15.00 | USD $450 | San Ramon, California
Comprehensive Management of the Elbow, Wrist and Hand is organized by Healthclick and will be held from Mar 07 - 08, 2020 at San Ramon Regional Medical Center, San Ramon, California, United States of America. Accreditation: This CME conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 hours of CME credit Course Description: This unique intermediate level course has been designed by an instructor that has worked closely with fellowship trained hand surgeons. This course will provide the medical professional with information needed to effectively evaluate and treat conditions of the elbow, hand and wrist through advanced clinical algorithmic solving. This course offers an in-depth look into the fascinating anatomy of the upper extremity. Specific complex case studies were selected to review treatment options of the elbow, wrist and hand and will be followed by in-depth discussion of the various rehabilitation approaches. This course will also provide information that will improve outcomes by providing information on how to build a cutting-edge upper extremity therapy program. Topics that will be discussed include: soft tissue injuries, flexor and extensor tendon repair and rehabilitation, edema management, scar remodeling, the stiff hand, fractures, splinting concepts and arthritis. Surgical considerations and techniques will be presented to assist the clinician with the development of a thorough treatment program. Special attention is provided to “clinical pearls” tips for the clinician in managing complex wrist and hand disorders. This course has been designed for the therapist to immediately apply the information in the clinical setting. This course is applicable for PT, PTA, OT, ATC. Objectives: • Describe detailed aspects of the anatomy and biomechanics of the elbow, wrist and hand. • Describe the correlation between the functional anatomy of the upper body and current surgical procedures to develop comprehensive therapeutic rehabilitation programs. • Describe carpal and phalanx fractures and understand treatment of both conservative and surgical intervention. • Identify the 3 phases of healing tissue and describe how clinical protocols are predicated on the stages of tissue healing. • Perform a thorough examination of the distal upper extremity, integrating biomechanical assessment with clinical problem solving. • Develop assessment techniques and treatment strategies of the elbow, wrist and hand to include soft tissue injuries, fractures, flexor and extensor tendon injuries, nerve compression and common arthritic problems
Myofascial Release and Soft Tissue Techniques to Improve Functional Outcomes and Reduce Pain (Mar 14 - 15, 2020)
Mar 14 - 15, 2020 | CME 15.00 | USD $475 | San Ramon, California
Myofascial Release and Soft Tissue Techniques to Improve Functional Outcomes and Reduce Pain is organized by Healthclick and will be held from Mar 14 - 15, 2020 at San Ramon Regional Medical Center, San Ramon, California, United States of America. Accreditation: The CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 hours of CME credit. Course Description: The field of fascial research is exploding with fascinating new knowledge about the role of fascia in sensory communication, force transmission, postural stability, cellular health, and much more. Gaining knowledge of this important three-dimensional structure in the body will enhance the clinician’s ability to improve outcomes in many diverse types of patient diagnoses including tendonitis, joint restrictions, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, and neurological hypertonicity caused by myoplastic hyperstiffness. This two-day, intermediate course provides the clinician with the appropriate assessment tools, palpation skills and manual techniques to improve patient function and reduce pain. There is extensive lab time to practice manual skills using multiple myofascial and soft tissue techniques to reduce guarding, calm the sympathetic pain response, and decrease restrictions of the myofascial structures. Specifically, these myofascial techniques include gross and local hands on skills, neural inhibition techniques, trigger point reduction, and more. The clinician will also learn progressive mobility exercises to enhance the outcomes after restrictive tissue is released. This class provides clinicians with the information and skills needed to successfully treat orthopedic and neurologically involved patients that present with fascial restriction. Clinicians’ will have the tools necessary to provide a comprehensive approach that includes hands on skills, patient education, exercises and functional mobility activities to achieve functional outcomes. The information and skills presented in this class will enhance the therapist’s ability to improve quality of life, functional mobility and decrease pain in a variety of common orthopedic diagnoses including acute injuries, musculoskeletal dysfunction, chronic injuries and post-surgical restrictions as well as affecting certain dysfunctions in neurological diagnoses such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s and stroke. Objectives: • Describe the multidimensional role of the fascial system to improve outcomes in multiple patient populations. • Identify myofascial restrictions leading to pain and dysfunction using standardized tools and assessment skills. • Discuss the complex role of the neuro-fascial communication system to treat chronic pain disorders.. Palpate restrictive tissue and structural tissue release. • Perform techniques gentle enough to treat highly sensitized patients while still gaining mobility and function. • Perform myofascial techniques for the following diagnoses: plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis, total knee replacements, arthritis pain, IT band restrictions, elbow tendinitis, carpal tunnel, headaches and TMJ, Fibro¬myalgia, chronic fatigue, chronic pain, post surgical scarring and cording. • Perform specific myofascial techniques to improve function and decrease pain for the cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions, shoulder girdle, ribs, pelvic region, hip, upper and lower extremities.. • Perform techniques that assist with the functional mobility of patients with a neurological impairment such as stroke, Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis. • Identify the type of myofascial techniques to be used to decrease stiffness from neurological hypertonicity and rigidity that occurs in neurological diseases such as stroke, Parkinson’s, and MS. • Develop progressive rehab programs that include patient education, self-care skills, myofascial techniques and progressive exercises to maintain gains and improve overall function.
Mar 21 - 22, 2020 | CME 15.00 | USD $475 | San Ramon, California
Sports Concussions An Evidence Based Course Designed to Maximize Results is organized by Healthclick and will be held from Mar 21 - 22, 2020 at San Ramon Regional Medical Center, San Ramon, California, United States of America. Accreditation: The CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 hours of CME credit. Course Description: This course is a two-day advanced evidenced based course specific to Sport Related Concussion in today’s health care environment. Course attendees will be equipped with a systematic evaluation of patients who have sustained a concussion and will be provided with tools to improve patient outcomes to return an athlete safely and efficiently to play. Current evidence supports a multi-modal approach to concussion management based on clinical trajectories. These trajectories include; cervical, ocular, vestibular, post-traumatic migraine, cognitive/fatigue and anxiety/mood and when identified early can facilitate active rehabilitation and return to sport. This course will review history of treatment of concussions with most current “best” practices as well as pathophysiology and recent advances in diagnosis and management. In depth assessment through laboratory practice will be covered for each clinical trajectory with validated objective tests and measures and laboratory break out time to practice and become comfortable with administration and interpretation of results. Sport related clinical cases will be presented to aid in identification of driving subtypes so treatment strategies can be implemented and impairment driven intervention covered. Utilization of a multi-modal approach relevant to rehabilitation professionals will be presented with treatment strategies specific to clinical symptomology. Course participants will utilize cervical, exertional, vestibular as well as visual rehabilitation strategies to be able to treat sport related concussion injuries effectively and insure patients do not experience recurrent symptomology. Course Objectives: • Describe pathophysiology of sport related concussion and current diagnostic and management strategies employed both on the field and in the clinic. • Identify potential symptomology following concussion to include cognitive, orthopedic, neurological, physiological and psychological dysfunction. • Compare and contrast differences between special populations to include child and elite athletes in regards to concussion management. • Discuss objective testing utilized in sport related concussion to include sideline assessment tools, computerized neurocognitive testing, and specific measures for cervical, ocular, vestibular and exertional impairments. • Perform a comprehensive concussion evaluation to include cervical examination, vestibular ocular examination and exertional testing to quantify impairments commonly occurring with concussion injury. • Identify driving subtypes via clinical trajectories specific to individual patients in order to facilitate return to sport in a timely fashion when appropriate. • Compare and contrast current evidence on the role of rest versus guided active rehabilitation strategies to include decision making on initiation of return to play protocol. • Design appropriate impairment based treatment plans based on clinical trajectories and driving subtypes that are multi-modal to insure safe return to play. • Employ sport specific drills that address post concussive impairments and insure athlete is safe to return to sport and/or activity. • Identify patients that need referral to neuropsychology, neurology or possible neuro-optometry for further assistance in post concussive management. • Discuss patient and caregiver education on current evidence regarding residual effects and potential sequelae from concussion injury. • Describe current technology available for both diagnostic and intervention of sport related concussion. • Design effective home exercise program to prevent reoccurrence of symptomology and facilitate functional athletic independence.
Apr 18 - 19, 2020 | CME 15.00 | USD $450 | San Ramon, California
Evidence Based Rehab Techniques for Parkinsons, Multiple Sclerosis and Peripheral Neuropathy is organized by Healthclick and will be held from Apr 18 - 19, 2020 at San Ramon Regional Medical Center, San Ramon, California, United States of America. Accreditation: The CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 hours of CME credit. Course Description: Neuromuscular and central nervous system diseases affect millions of people throughout the United States and worldwide. It is estimated that 50,000-60,000 new cases of Parkinson’s Disease are diagnosed each year, adding to the more than one million Americans already diagnosed with the disease. Approximately 400,000 people in the US are affected by Multiple Sclerosis and 2.3 million worldwide. Add to these statistics the 2.4 percent of the US population diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy. This two-day intermediate level course provides an in-depth look at the evaluation and treatment of patients with Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and Peripheral Neuropathy. This course provides the most up-to-date information on these neurological conditions. An in-depth presentation of the clinical research, current common medications, surgical procedures and the effects they can have on rehabilitation are discussed in an interactive format. The scientific and clinical rationale for assessment and treatment strategies at different stages of progression are thoroughly presented. In addition to the comprehensive didactic information presented, this course will encompass a large amount of laboratory time. Innovative techniques, ranging from balance and gait training, yoga, boxing, Pilates and the use of therapeutic equipment will be utilized during lab sessions with the goal of formulating a patient specific progressive treatment program. Video case study analysis and group discussion for movement dysfunction and gait abnormalities will provide the clinician with the skills necessary to discern the underlying mechanism of pathomechanics and dysfunction. The dynamic and interactive laboratory sessions throughout the course will enhance the information learned on integrative and functional treatment techniques. The techniques can be immediately applied to the clinical setting to promote positive treatment outcomes and to improve the patients functional quality of life. Be prepared to leave the course with several new and effective evaluative and treatment techniques for this population. Objectives: • Describe the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Peripheral Neuropathy. • Perform a thorough evaluation of patients with Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Peripheral Neuropathy. • Identify the underlying physiological, anatomical changes and symptoms associated with the different stages of progression of the diseases and understand how to effectively manage rehab progression and outcomes through the symptomatic changes. • Discuss the common medications, surgical procedures and updated clinical research used in the medical treatment of Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and Peripheral Neuropathy and their effectiveness on symptoms and how they can impact rehabilitation. • Demonstrate understanding and competence in choosing proper assessment tools and tests for balance, gait, posture and flexibility depending on the patient’s condition and diagnosis. • Develop evidence-based treatment programs for Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis and Peripheral Neuropathy disease while incorporating realistic functional goals with measurable outcomes. • Incorporate exercises derived from Pilates, Yoga, Tai Chi, boxing and small exercise apparatuses for creative, innovative treatments for clinical and home exercise programs. • Discuss the latest evidence-based treatment techniques and current concepts being explored in the international health community to enhance quality of life.
A Master Clinicians Approach to Advanced Concepts in Examination and Treatment of the Shoulder Complex (Sep 19 - 20, 2020)
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 | CME 15.00 | USD $595 | San Ramon, California
A Master Clinicians Approach to Advanced Concepts in Examination and Treatment of the Shoulder Complex is organized by Healthclick and will be held from Sep 19 - 20, 2020 at San Ramon Regional Medical Center, San Ramon, California, United States of America. Accreditation: This CME conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 hours of CME credit. Course Description : This two-day advanced course provides an in-depth analysis of the scientific and clinical rationale for examination and treatment of selected shoulder complex conditions. Over one-third of this course involves hands-on lab sessions utilizing case studies, clinical reasoning, differential diagnosis, and problem-solving skills. A particular focus will be on the algorithm-based examination format for the special tests of the shoulder. Updated evidence-based information on sensitivity/specificity and likelihood ratios of the tests will be thoroughly addressed. In addition, selected mobilization techniques, rhythmic stabilization, perturbation techniques, and open and closed chain exercises will be practiced in the laboratory sessions. Discussion of evidence-based rehabilitation will include the optimum exercises for rehabilitation of the shoulder complex, shoulder taping, proprioceptive/kinesthetic training techniques and the scientific basis for plyometrics. Emphasis will be placed on evidence-based practice incorporating the examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment intervention strategies and clinical outcome studies for patients with selected shoulder conditions. Specific testing and treatment algorithms provide the clinician with the tools to achieve maximum functional outcomes and reimbursement. Objectives: • Identify an understanding of the basic concepts and principles of evidence-based practice into one’s own clinical practice patterns. • Describe and utilize the resources available to research the current best practices. • Demonstrate an understanding of algorithm-based examination and evaluation of the shoulder complex. • Explain the key factors affecting clinical efficiency and accuracy when using an algorithm-based examination process. • Discriminate and evaluate the examination findings using clinical reasoning skills to develop successful therapeutic intervention programs. • Utilize a functional testing algorithm for clinical decision making for documentation for return to therapeutic activities and reimbursement. • Develop an integrated evidence-based (when available) and empirically-based rehabilitation program for specific dysfunctions of the shoulder. • Describe the selected shoulder disorders presented in this course and how the examination and evidence based treatments can enhance the patients’ ability to return to therapeutic activities. • Differentiate an understanding of the most recent advances in the examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment interventions and outcomes of selected shoulder disorders using evidence-based concepts. • Design effective outcome evaluation measures based on current evidence-based clinical and scientific information. • Utilize tests and measures that have good psychometric properties that facilitate returning the patient to therapeutic activities and provide objective documentation to support reimbursement
Vestibular Rehabilitation - A Comprehensive Clinical Approach for Positive Functional Outcomes (Jun 13 - 14, 2020)
Oct 10 - 11, 2020 | Contact Hours 16.00 | USD $450 | San Ramon, California
Vestibular Rehabilitation - A Comprehensive Clinical Approach for Positive Functional Outcomes is organized Healthclick by and will be held from Oct 10 - 11, 2020 at San Ramon Regional Medical Center, San Ramon, California, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 16 contact hours / 1.6 ceus. Course Description: This two-day intermediate level course provides the practicing therapist with essential and fundamental skills needed to evaluate and treat vestibular dysfunction in patients with dizziness and/or balance disorders. A basic overview of vestibular function and anatomy as well as visual and somatosensory interaction is provided. Hands-on laboratory sessions enhance the clinician’s ability to perform testing techniques designed to identify vestibular dysfunction properly. Quite often the “missing link” in the management of a patient at risk for falls lies within the weakness of the vestibular system. A thorough understanding of underlying disorders assists the clinician in developing effective treatment and exercise programs to decrease symptoms and enhance balance and functional mobility. Discussions will entail options and considerations for creating treatment plans and long-term care management strategies. The treatment ideas presented in this course can be applied to patients with vestibular disorders as well as to patients with non-specific or generalized limitations in balance function. This live course encourages the logical prioritization of assessment tools and interventions and takes into account the needs of each patient when designing a successful plan of care. Therapists leave this course with an appreciation for their newly acquired vestibular assessment and treatment skills and recognize that they can apply these new skills to patients with upright instability and subjective dizziness regardless of etiology or established diagnosis. Clinicians will be able to use these treatment ideas in the clinical setting immediately. This course is offered to physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, and occupational therapists and athletic trainers. Course Objectives: • Identify the anatomical structures responsible for perception of movement and understand their physiological functions. • Identify the intricate connections between the vestibular, oculomotor and somatosensory systems and how they combine to maintain stability of posture and vision. • Recognize and understand the different mechanisms of recovery of the vestibular system and how they impact the course and content of rehabilitation. • Recognize typical vestibular disorders by symptom and category and identify critical areas for therapeutic intervention. • Perform evaluative procedures and assess findings (interview/history, dizziness questionnaire, oculomotor exam, visual-vestibular exam, vascular screening, positional testing, and static and dynamic balance assessments). • Perform diagnostic tests to identify BPPV diagnoses (specific canal and type) and determine appropriate intervention to treat different varieties of BPPV. • Formulate an appropriate treatment plan including measurable goals. • Justify the use of appropriate therapeutic exercises and treatment procedures and determine appropriate progressions of exercise. • Properly code and bill for vestibular services provided to ensure optimal reimbursement.
Oct 17 - 18, 2020 | CME 15.00 | USD $450 | San Ramon, California
Geriatric Fractures and Joint Replacements is organized by Healthclick and will be held from Oct 17 - 18, 2020 at San Ramon Regional Medical Center, San Ramon, California, United States Of America. Accreditation: The CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 hours of CME credit. Course Description: Today’s seniors (the 65 and over population) continue to maintain an active lifestyle and they are being diagnosed with multiple orthopedic injuries and movement dysfunctions. Many seniors are requiring a sports medicine approach to rehabilitation so they can effectively return to their activities. Are we delivering a safe pathway for them to reach their functional goals? The purpose of this two day intermediate level course is to develop efficient and effective rehabilitation programs for common lower extremity geriatric dysfunction utilizing the best available evidence in conjunction with sound application of kinetic chain movement analysis. This will allow the participant to problem solve both simple and complex movement dysfunction and design and progress conservative and post-operative rehabilitation programs. Regardless of rehabilitation setting, pelvis, hip and knee fractures, joint replacements and osteoarthritis are now making up a significant portion of a therapist’s case load. Some significant questions can arise such as: What factors determine the choice of orthopedic procedures, prosthetic design, and fixation choices? Why do some patients receive a total hip replacement following a hip fracture while others receive various open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) surgeries? Why does weight bearing status of the patients differ? Answers to questions like these will be provided. An extensive look at underlying pathology, specific diagnoses including intracapsular versus extracapsular femoral neck fractures will be investigated. Post-surgical complications, solutions and outcomes will also be presented. The physiology and principles of orthopedic healing will be studied and applied for rehabilitation program design. A hands-on manual therapy approach utilizing joint mobilization, neuro-muscular facilitation and movement re-education will be covered and practiced in labs. Specific focus will be on how to integrate the core when facilitating lower extremity function. Motor control, specific movement analysis of gait mechanics, bridge mechanics, and squatting will also be thoroughly covered and corrected. This intermediate level course combines lecture and extensive lab time designed for participants to practice motor skills covered in lecture that will immediately enhance a clinician’s ability to treat this population. Therapists and trainers working in acute care, in patient and outpatient settings, rehab facilities in addition to sport medicine centers will benefit form the material presented. Objectives: • Recognize the latest surgical advances in joint replacement surgery, total versus partial or hemi- replacement, joint resurfacing, tissue sparring, minimally invasive technique. • Describe the relevant anatomy and biomechanics of the kinetic chain for the pelvis, hip and knee. •Identify how the underlying pathology dictates choice of orthopedic procedure, joint replacement prosthetic design and fixation choices, rehabilitation program design, and typical functional outcomes achieved. • Identify and utilize orthopedic healing principles and radiographic evidence as it relates to post-operative rehabilitation. • Describe common orthopedic hardware used in open reduction internal fixation surgery and weight bearing implications. • Discuss the latest evidence on the use of CPM and NMES. • Develop and prescribe effective rehabilitation programs utilizing functional exercises that consider proprioceptive input, reflexive stabilization, and tendon healing timelines the latest orthopedic surgeries. • Perform basic joint mobilization of the hip and knee following standard principles. • Perform a kinetic chain assessment and incorporate findings into therapy prescriptions including corrective exercises and manual activities.
Nov 14 - 15, 2020 | Contact Hours 16.00 | USD $450 | San Ramon, California
The Complex Geriatric Patient is organized by Healthclick and will be held from Nov 14 - 15, 2020 at San Ramon Regional Medical Center, San Ramon, California, United States of America. This course has been approoved for a maximum of 16 contact hours, 16 ccu’s / 1.6 ceu’s Course Description: Identifying the optimal treatment progression for a complex patient is essential in today’s health care environment. Therapists must combine all of their skills, whether neurological or orthopedic, in order to develop progressive programs that are efficient and safe for geriatric clients. This intermediate-level course begins with more than two hours of evidence-based information, a preliminary lead-in as to how to treat your complex geriatric patient. In addition, essential information will be provided on how to identify red flags, perform thorough evaluations and set realistic functional goals for the complex geriatric patient. Case studies of patients with multiple diagnoses will be presented in a systematic sequence so that the appropriate understanding of how to prioritize your approach can be established. Working with developmental sequences will enhance the patient’s coordination, balance, strength and range of motion and will produce a positive result in the patient’s ability to perform activities for daily living, maximize fall prevention, and reduce re-hospitalization. By utilizing developmental sequences in conjunction with traditional rehab practices, therapists should possess the knowledge base to treat complex geriatric patients with multiple diagnoses, including MS, Parkinson’s, post CVA, head injuries, obesity, total hip and/or knee repairs, osteoarthritis, as well as other orthopedic issues. This course will sharpen your critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills. Patient scenarios and video analysis will be used to identify impairments of ADL’s for both the neurological and/or orthopedic geriatric patient. Participants will have plenty of hands-on time for practicing neuro-developmental sequencing, joint mobilizations and manual therapy, progressive functional activities and exercises. This course will provide physical therapists, physical therapy assistants and occupational therapists with the skills needed to treat the complex geriatric patient. The theories and facilitation techniques learned will benefit therapists working in acute rehab, outpatient and home health settings and can be immediately applied to clinical practice. Clinicians will be provided with course handouts and resources to serve as reference material upon completion of the course. Course Objectives: • Assess vital signs, cognitive function, cardio, respiratory function and skin integrity, balance and functional limitations of the complex patient. Applying these skills when working with the acute rehab, outpatient or the home bound patient. • Demonstrate how to utilize the proper cognitive and functional evidence-based assessment tools to establish baselines and progression of care to reach targeted outcomes. • Describe the benefits to utilizing progressive developmental sequencing to optimize coordinated functional movement. • Utilize evidence-based tools to evaluate deficits in mobility and/or stability in the complex geriatric patient. • Develop strategies to reducing re-hospitalization rates. • Analyze abnormalities in the components involved with functional movements and prioritize a treatment approach to improve an individuals functional patterns of movement. • Prioritize impairments when developing comprehensive treatment programs for the geriatric patients with neurological and/or orthopedic problems. • Perform hands on techniques to facilitate the functional activities of daily living; including soft tissue mobilization, manual therapy (PNF), joint mobilization, muscle strengthening, and range of motion activities. • Describe the initiation of movement (stability to mobility and coordination) when utilizing developmental sequencing to enhance functional motion. • Identify key strategies for interventions for fall prevention. • Integrate basic EBP principles of treatment into the developmental sequence for more comprehensive functional outcomes. • Discuss strategies for billing and job opportunities in our ever-changing health field.