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Effective Interventions for Older Adults Part 2: Balance, Endurance, and Strength

presented by Carole B. Lewis, PT, DPT, GCS, GTCCS, MPA, MSG, PhD, FAPTA

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Financial: Carole Lewis receives compensation from MedBridge for this course.

Nonfinancial: Carole Lewis has no competing nonfinancial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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Most practitioners have extensive arsenals of treatment protocols they can use to address their patients' needs. But new information and new treatment options are published every day. Keeping up can feel like a full-time job. Or, you can take this course series in which Dr. Carole Lewis synthesizes the latest treatment research for older adults and breaks it down into the most clinically relevant options for physical and occupational therapists to use when treating older adults who have issues with posture, flexibility, balance, endurance, or strength. Part 2 of this series addresses balance, endurance and strength.

Effective Interventions Series

Meet Your Instructor

Carole B. Lewis, PT, DPT, GCS, GTCCS, MPA, MSG, PhD, FAPTA

Dr. Lewis has worked in home health, long-term care, acute hospitals, rehabilitation departments and outpatient clinics. She started a private practice in Washington, D.C. in 1981 and continues to work as a clinician. Dr. Lewis received her two master's degrees in health care management and gerontology from the University of Southern California. and her PhD…

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1. Balance

Dr. Lewis clearly demonstrates research based balance exercises that help with static, dynamic and vestibular balance deficits commonly seen in older adults.

2. Endurance

Dr. Lewis succinctly reviews research based interventions for prescribing and monitoring endurance planning and progression for older adults.

3. Strength

In the final chapter of this course, Dr. Lewis reviews interventions for prescribing and monitoring strengthening for older adults.

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