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- Everything’s Measurable! ICF-based Approach to Pediatric OT & PT - Chicago
October 19, 2018 - October 20, 2018
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
with Carlo Vialu, PT, MBA
“As a lifetime peds therapist, this course presented me with a unique opportunity to confront my personal biases & opinions, and reinvent my approach to a more solid evidence-based practice.” – PT with 25 years experience
“This was great information for me as a COTA to have, as I read OT assessments and assist with goal development.” – COTA with 3 years experience
“Extremely relevant topic to school-based OT/PT practice. What measures, how to choose them, critical thinking and decision-making.” – Clinical Supervisor of OT/PT with 38 years experience as an OT
“Carlo kept it fun and interesting despite the magnitude of the material he covered.” – PT with 22 years experience
“Very thorough. Provided great insight into how & why to choose tests and integrate them into your practice.” – PT with 27 years experience
“I have been in school-based setting for the past 4 years and would have loved this information (or other PTs at my job who knew this information) sooner. His knowledge-base helped me come up with more tests that I would use in the future.” – PT with 16 years experience
“A+! Clear, interesting, informative, thought-inspiring, well-organized. Book & placemats [practical toolkit] are extremely helpful.” – PT with 40 years experience
Everything’s Measurable! is a highly-interactive workshop on the assessment of children and youth with neurologic, physical and developmental disabilities, 3-21 years old. The speaker will highlight the advantages of using the International Classification of Function (ICF) as a framework to guide the assessment process. Participants will learn the psychometric properties, statistical norms, and interpretation of tests and measures covering the different domains of the ICF: personal factors, environmental factors, participation, activity, and body structure & function.
This workshop will cover 100+ standardized and non-standardized tools. The speaker will also highlight the use of free, functional, and easy-to-use tests for participation, personal factors, arm function, gross motor function, wheelchair mobility, and body structure & function.
Participants will practice administration and scoring of tests! The speaker will illustrate the proper selection and utilization of tests and measures in determining the need for therapy services and monitoring outcomes in various practice settings (i.e., home, clinic, hospital, and school). Participants will learn to organize and conduct assessment using a Hypothesis Oriented Pediatric Focused Algorithm (HOP-FA) + ICF-based Approach, with the goal of assessing and recommending confidently!
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This course is just the start of a shared learning experience with Apply EBP’s True Continuing Education Model! Every participant gets an exclusive membership to an online discussion group with speaker and other Apply EBP faculty members.
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
At the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Apply an ICF-based approach to assessment of children and youth with disabilities
2. Administer, score and interpret various tests and measures for the different domains of the ICF
3. Select a combination of tests and measures across the different domains of the ICF to help determine the need for therapy services and monitor progress of children and youth with disabilities
4. Document assessment using an ICF-based approach, clearly stating the child/youth’s needs and goals and the therapist’s professional recommendations
OTs, PTs, COTAs and PTAs serving children and youth with disabilities, 3-21 years old
- Assessment and Practical Statistics for Therapists
- ICF-based Approach to Assessment
- Tools to Assess Personal Factors: Preferences, Behavior, Goals and Self-determination
- Tools to Assess Participation & Environment: Ecological Assessment & Standardized Tools
- Tools to Assess Activity: Mobility
- Tools to Assess Activity: Upper Extremity Function
- Tools to Assess Activity: ADL
- Tools to Assess Activity: Recreation
- Tools to Assess Activity: Wheelchair Operation
- Tools to Assess Body Structure and Function
- Practical Toolkit: Diagnosis-specific Assessments & Setting-specific Assessments
- Clinical Decision-Making: Interpreting Results, Monitoring Progress and Determining Need for Services; The HOP-FA + ICF Approach
- Documenting and Recommending with Clarity and Confidence
- Clinical Reasoning: Case Studies
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS
This course qualifies for 12 hours of Continuing Education.
- Washington OT: This course satisfies the State Board’s requirement of workshops that have specified goals and objectives relating to the practice of OT
- Washington PT: This course satisfies the State Board’s requirement of continuing education courses that are specifically related to the practice of PT
- Oregon OT: The State Board does not pre-approve continuing education courses
- Oregon PT: This course satisfies the State Board’s requirement of “Courses or activities, directly related to the delivery or provision of physical therapy services and approved for continuing education or competency by other states which require continuing education or competency for physical therapists or physical therapist assistants”
- California PT: This course has been approved for 1.2 CEUs by the California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA #18-70)
- California OT: The State Board does not pre-approve continuing education courses
If you are from a state other than Illinois and would like to obtain credit for attendance, please email ApplyEBP@gmail.com as soon as possible.
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