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Thinking Outside the Box for Better Patient Outcomes
Have you ever had a referral on a patient and you evaluated them, and put together a plan of care, that you know will work for this person, because you have treated similar patients so many times, only this time, what you do doesn’t elicit the same response? It could be what they are experiencing in their life, at that moment. It may have nothing to do with you or your RX, but you realize your POC has to be modified to meet the goals you have set for this patient.
It may be that there are other things that are happening in the life of your patient besides the total knee replacement, or the arthritis, or the COPD and that something, if not addressed with our POC, will have a direct impact on the patient’s ability to reach their optimal potential. In this seminar, we will look “outside the box” to other things that may come into play with our ability on meeting our goals and what additional interventions we may need to bring into our POC to help our patient reach their goals and ultimately their rehab potential in a more timely manner.
1. Attendees will understand the need to think “outside the box”, beyond the patient’s primary diagnosis with their POC in order to reach their patient’s rehab potential in a more timely manner.
2. Attendees will be familiar with a tool they can use to correlate with patient’s complaints/ feelings to determine if they are experiencing stress, and if so, how it may affect their diagnosis-signs and symptoms.
3. Attendees will understand how stress and stress hormones may affect their patients with diabetes, cardiovascular disease, asthma, fibromyalgia, wound healing, osteoporosis, cancer, depression, etc and interfere with them responding to the treatments/procedures normally offered.
4. Attendees will learn to think “outside the box” to include interventions in their POC that will decrease the stress response and improve their patient’s response to the interventions offered for their primary diagnosis to reach their optimal rehab potential in a more timely manner.
5. Attendees will return to their workplace, with new tools and intervention techniques to be able to utilize with their patients in order to assist them to reach their goals more quickly.
Registration and coffee
Intro, pre-test, small group activity
What is a normal stress response, definition of stress, stress hormones, what stress does in the brain and stress studies & difference of stress responses by gender, feelings your patients might describe to cue you in to the need to address their stress along with their primary diagnosis, stress related illnesses, assessment tool to help patients identify their stressors.
Mini stretch break
Diabetes- types, risk factors, studies, intervention techniques with cognitive therapy, progressive muscular relaxation, exercise, safe exercise parameters with diabetes, triad of control.
Cardiovascular Disease- risk factors, visceral fat, sleep deprivation with intervention, seasonal stress disorder , diet, exercise, other interventions.
Cont. Cardiovascular disease
Lunch on your own
Music and geri dance interventions
Asthma, how stress affects asthma and intervention techniques
Fibromyalgia, incidence, possible causes, interventions
Therapeutic manual massage as intervention modality with indications, precautions, contraindications, as a possible intervention to decrease meds in elderly population, opportunity to experience self-hand massage
Additional intervention techniques, thinking outside the box for wound care cancer, osteoporosis patients, etc.
Post test and distribution of certificates.
AL PT Board no longer approve seminars, PT Board states now..It is the licensee’s responsibility, using her/his professional judgment, to determine if the continuing education activities they complete are applicable, appropriate, and meet the requirements of the Board.Meets continuing ed requirements for AL Board of OT 8.4 hours. AL OT Board states regarding CE, "COURSE PROVIDERS: Please be advised you do not have to have pre-approval for courses offered. We will honor any coursework relevant to the practice of occupational therapy and any coursework approved by another health profession board or organization"
Prior approved by AR State Board of PT for 7.0 hours. AR State Board of Medical Examiners does not prior approve continuing education, but leaves it to the therapist to determine if it is an appropriate cont. ed. Activity for them & their profession.
Lagniappe Seminars is an approved provider in FL for OT/OTA, is approved for OT/OTA in FL for 8.4 hours.Is approved by FL Board of Physical Therapy 8.0 hours.
Approved by PTAG 7.0 CCHs. 4/23/18-5/24/19 GA Board of PT doesn't approve CE. IT is the licensee's responsibility to review requirements in Board rule 490-4-.02 and policy #7 to ensure it meets criteria. GA Board of OT doesn't approve CE It is the licensee's responsibility to review Board rule 671-3-.08 to ensure it meets criteria
Prior approved by LASBPTE for PT/PTA 7.0 hours ; Approved for OT/OTA through LA Board of Medical Examiners
Pending re-approval by MS State Board of PT for PT/PTA 7.0 hours. Approved by MS State Department of Health 7.0 hours for OT/OTA
co-sponsorship by Missouri Physical Therapy Association 7.0 hours
Prior approved by NC Board of Occupational Therapy for OT/OTA for 7 CCA points; According to Rule .0108 NC PT Board, "If a course or continuing educational activity has been approved by another state PT licensure board, State chapter of or Sec. of APTA, the course is considered approved in NC" for PT/PTA
Approved in OK for PT/PTA for 7 hours. ;Approved by Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision The Occupational Therapy Advisory Committee for OT/OTA in OK for 6 hour #202000078
PT: "Aside from Jurisprudence and Ethics the TN PT Board does not offer approval for Class I or Class 2 Cont. Ed. seminars, according to Rule 1150-01-.12.The TN PT Board leaves it up to the discretion of the therapist to determine if the course is appropriate and would meet the requirements for cont. ed in TN.; TN Board of OT according to Rules governing OT #10, “the Board does not pre approve cont. competence.” It is the responsibility of the OT/OTA to use their professional judgement to determine if the activity is appropriate/applicable to their professional development and meets standards. .(TN OT Rule 1150-02-.12 #10
Lagniappe Seminars is an approved provider for continuing education by the Indiana Occupational Therapy Committee for OT/OTA in IN. 7.0 hr. Certification number 98000496A Date of issuance: 11/03/2009 Date of Expiration: 11/30/2019
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"Its content applies to real life scenarios that are functional in the clinical setting.":
-- Jennifer S., PT,MS, Hot Springs, AR
"I feel like I can implement things I learn immediately. Felt it was great, could share informally.":
-- Dana T., LPTA, ATR/L, Northport, AL
"The speaker held my attention the entire day! It was fun and interesting and something I can use to make therapy fun for my patients to help them enjoy life, it's perfect!":
-- Patricia B., COTA/L, Florence, AL
I truly am impressed with your course. Previous courses and info. have always been interesting but, you have reached a new level of professional education. I am impressed with the cohesion and pliability that had the time during the course fly-by, which to me is the key to a good course, fluidity--Your ability to roll thru info with very improved stories to bring all items together as a single progressive unit of education. Very Well done and happy to be involved. What once was a sharp knife, is now a precision scalpel!:
__Dean L., PTA, Jenerette, LA
"Provided good alternative way to exercise. Enjoyed personalization with patient stories.":
-- Judy M., PT, Tuscaloosa, AL
"Speaker made it fun, having breaks incorporating hands-on learning along with the presentation.":
-- Donna P., LPTA, Cottondale, AL
"Her(Anne's) enthusiasm is contagious! She makes "the box" a very boring and uninspired place to exist. I'm jumping out of" the box" before treating my next patient! :
-- Kim F. RN/PTA, Tupelo, MS
"This course should be mandatory for all PT/PTA students. New ideas how to encourage pts.to exercise. Down to earth/practical":
--Rachel L, PTA, Claremore, OK
"I LOVED Anne's wonderful personality and unique use of out of the ordinary methods to increase effectiveness of treatments":
--Jacqueline B., PTA, Broken Arrow, OK
"Presenter was very organized/prepared. Handout/booklet put together well in an easy to follow manner. I have no recommendations for improvement due to thorough preparation by Mrs. Melvin. I have also attended "falls in the Elderly " seminar. Its very clear how passionate Mrs. Melvin is about the well being of the geriatric population. I highly recommend her seminars.:
--Ken C., PTA, Tallulah, LA
"New Treatment ideas>>ROM dance, Tai Chi, for my patients. Learned to be more aware of co-morbidities an dhow they may impact treatment. GREAT COURSE!":
Daniel M., PT, S'port, LA
Anne brings heart and humor to all her presentations. She cares about her patients & improving their lives. You can see this in all her lectures. The videos were so encouraging and helpful, they clearly demonstrated the concepts she was lecturing about.:
Christy C., PT, Monroe, LA
New treatment ideas (ROM dance, Tai Chi) for my patients. Learned to be more aware of co-morbidities and hwo they may impact treatment. Great Course!:
D.M., PT, Shreveport, LA
" Excellent ideas to incorporate into my treatments and very entertaining speaker.":
L.B., OTR/L, Brandon, MS
"Best seminar--BRAVO--liked it all. Learned much--Feel rejuvinated!!!":
J.P, COTA, Cedartown, GA
"Love the examples of exercise, specific interventions that were provided. Anne does a great job of keeping it fun and interesting.":
Dana S., LOTR, Monroe, LA
Assessment / Techniques
Falls In The Elderly
Identifying Fall Risks
Outside The Box
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