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Priscilla Sanders


Priscilla Sanders, PT, DPT, is a licensed physical therapist with a Bachelor of Science and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She has been certified by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT), and is a licensed physical therapist in the state of Tennessee. Ms. Sanders has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) since 2005, and has received her Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency and Certified Clinical Instructor certifications from the organization. Since 2007, she has worked at Life Care Centers of America, evaluating and treating patients with various diagnoses in long term care, skilled nursing, and outpatient therapy settings. Among her many talents, Ms. Sanders provides supervision to PTAs, cross trains in various management duties, and serves as a clinical instructor for graduate PT students.

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Hip Fracture Part D: Acute Care and Long Term Management

Presented by Brooke Gentry, MS, OTR/L, Ashley Hendricks, OTR/L, and Priscilla Sanders, PT, DPT

Hip Fracture Part D: Acute Care and Long Term Management

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Video Runtime: 39 Minutes; Learning Assessment Runtime: 14 Minutes

This continuing education course instructs in the specific skills that physical therapists and occupational therapists must consider in the skilled nursing facility when working with a patient who has had a hip fracture. Evaluation and intervention techniques will be demonstrated or discussed with emphasis on determination of the patient's prior level of function, reason for experiencing hip fracture (dizziness, weakness, pain, etc.), and knowledge of patient's environment upon discharge. The progression from post-surgical early mobility and ADL task instruction, to acute care IADL instruction is demonstrated and discussed with suggestions for appropriate levels of intervention. The therapist will learn how to instruct the patient in use of common assistive devices such as sock aids, reachers, and leg lifters. This is the fourth course in a five course series on hip fractures. Please be sure to watch:
Hip Fracture Part A: Overview, Classifications, and Evidence
Hip Fracture Part B: The Surgical Approach
Hip Fracture Part C: Acute Care Management
Hip Fracture Part E: Home Care Management

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