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Effective Interventions for Older Adults Part 3: Putting It All Together

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 3 brings the material together with a practical case study demonstrating how to apply learnings through an evaluation and intervention session.

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. Gary’s Evaluation

To begin this case study, Dr. Lewis performs a comprehensive evaluation on a complex older adult.

2. Gary’s Intervention

You will view and analyze a program for the complex patient developed and executed by Dr. Lewis and you will receive an exercise flow sheet that shows progression.

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