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Timed Up and Go & Dual-Task Timed Up and Go

presented by J.J. Mowder-Tinney, PT, PhD, NCS, C/NDT, CSRS, CEEAA

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Financial— J.J. Mowder-Tinney receives compensation from MedBridge for the production of this course. There are no other relevant financial relationships. Nonfinancial— No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

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: 5 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 2 Questions

Improving quality of care and effectiveness of treatments requires optimal utilization of the most appropriate standardized outcome measures. Extensive research now provides a clear guide to assist therapists in choosing the best measure based on each patient's individual presentation. Increasing the automaticity and efficiency of performing these tests is critical to demonstrating change over time, clearly communicating with third-party payers, and lowering health care costs. This course will highlight the rationales for the Timed Up and Go and Dual-Task Timed Up and Go tests, as well as the key aspects of performing them accurately for therapists to easily integrate into everyday practice.

Meet Your Instructor

J.J. Mowder-Tinney, PT, PhD, NCS, C/NDT, CSRS, CEEAA

J.J. Mowder-Tinney received her BS in psychology from the University of Colorado Boulder and her MS in physical therapy from the University of Miami in Florida. She completed her doctorate in physical therapy at Nova Southeastern University. She has almost 30 years of experience in a multitude of clinical settings, and the majority of her…

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1. Timed Up and Go Test and Dual-Task Test

This video will review aspects of the functional assessment measures, the Timed Up and Go and the Dual-Task Timed Up and Go (cognitive and manual). Specific aspects of the tests will include the following: (1) when to choose, (2) how to accurately perform, (3) the meaning of the scores, (4) common errors made, and (5) special strategies to consider when performing.

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