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Fall Prevention Cases and OT: Tying It All Together (Recorded Webinar)

presented by Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

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Financial: Krista Covell-Pierson receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.

Nonfinancial: Krista Covell-Pierson 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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Video Runtime: 60 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 34 Minutes

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Occupational therapy practitioners understand they play an important role in fall prevention for their patients. With falls being one of the main reasons people land in the emergency room, we must, as practitioners, work hard to implement the most impactful fall prevention treatment plans possible. This includes using evidence-based assessments for objective data collection and analysis within a treatment plan. Therapists often struggle with tying all the pieces together to create a robust treatment plan for patients due to a variety of obstacles. These may include time, confusion on what assessment to choose, or difficulty interpreting results and making them relatable to care.

Learners taking this webinar recording based on the "fall prevention" course series will get to see real-life treatment sessions that will demonstrate the therapist-patient relationship in action while addressing fall prevention.

To watch more from the fall prevention course series, please see the 4 courses below:

Meet Your Instructor

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD, owns an innovative private practice, Covell Care and Rehabilitation, which aims to help adult and older adult clients become safer, more independent, and engaged in the home and community through a unique and one-of-a-kind model. Krista developed this model from the ground up, and it allows clients to access OT, PT,…

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1. Choosing Fall Prevention Assessments for Patients

This chapter will assist practitioners in determining which assessments to use with a patient, based on clinical information. We will help therapists analyze their patient’s needs and take the time to find the best assessment, or assessments, to use.

2. Combining Fall Assessment Results for Clinical Guidance in Treatment Planning

What happens after the assessment? This chapter will guide practitioners in analyzing results in order to determine the direction of treatment planning. Through the use of video examples, practitioners will see the intricate details of navigating assessment results with patients.

3. Documenting Assessment Results to Support Documentation

Describing assessments is part of documentation. This includes clinical interpretation of results about specific patient goals. Tying it all together in the documentation is key for therapists.

4. Question and Answer Session

This chapter is a viewer-submitted question and answer session, facilitated by Krista Covell-Pierson.

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