The Injured Worker: Clinical Tools for Successful Outcomes - Masontown

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2012 McClellandtown Road

PA 15461

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“Injured Workers: Clinical Tools for Successful Outcomes”

Scott Gettings OT, CHT, and Mark Kerestan PT, PA-C, CEAS
It is this intention of this 2-hour CEU course to provide an in-depth review of clinical treatment considerations/options for the injured worker. The introduction will review the importance of documentation and consideration for different audiences as well as emerging trends that will influence documentation needs. The main course will then dive into Functional Capacity Evaluations and the APTA guidelines for the same. This will be followed by a new transition to DC concept, the “work fitness” program. The course will finish with a Discussion on Work Rehabilitation for the TBI/Concussed worker and the importance of employer relationships. A period for questions and answers will be included at the conclusion of the course. The course is intended for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, PTA’s and COTAs.

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• Overview/Discussion 10 min

• Documentation/Symptom Magnification 25 min

• FCE: Purpose and Results 25 min

• Break 10 min

• Work Fitness 20 min

• WC for the TBI/concussion DX 20 min

• Employer Relationships 10 min

• Questions/Review 10 min

Course Objectives

  • Participants will learn and understand documentation standards
  • Participants will learn and understand emerging trends in FCEs and the APTA’s FCE standards
  • Participants will be introduced to discharge options such as work fitness programs
  • Participants will learn management options in dealing with the injured worker who has been diagnosed with a concussion
  • Finally, participants with learn and understand tactics in dealing with and building employer relations
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