Featured Physical Therapy Courses
Your Healthcare Team Opportunity in Lifestyle Medicine is the second in a series of courses designed to introduce and build both understanding and resources to create a Lifestyle Medicine program in your practice setting. This course clearly outlines the skill set needed. The presentation identifies those skills that are already a part of the physical therapist’s practice and those needed for development or to access through collaboration. It explores a few specific models of implantation for your consideration. The Lifestyle Medicine Series will provide comprehensive instruction, tools and resources to strengthen your skills and fill the gaps!
Understanding the Opportunity in Lifestyle Medicine is the first in a series of 10+ courses on exploring the application of Lifestyle Medicine in your personal practice with patients and building a successful model for your facility. The curriculum was created with the American Medical Association’s Model of Physician Competencies for prescribing Lifestyle Medicine. The course also provides specific insight into the Vital Signs of a healthy lifestyle and the conditions they impact. Physical Activity and exercise and the evolving role of physical therapy is illuminated.
Brainy health and fitness through Lifestyle Medicine is an evidence-based approach designed for providers interested in offering a program where prescribed exercise, nutrition and wellness intersect to help people proactively manage their brain health. We will outline the evidence for specific exercise prescription to improve brain health. We will also explore the role of simple nutritional, sleep & stress management wellness education. In addition, we will share the role of brain training and cognitive challenges in creating optimal performance at any age.