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Effective Interventions for Lower Level Patients

Program Information

Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Exam
  3. Interventions

Objectives

  • Demonstrate 10 different exercises for posture, flexibility, endurance, strength, and balance that are evidence based for lower level patients
  • Explain why these exercises are important based on evidence based studies
  • Monitor proper execution and progression of these exercises
  • Discuss the importance of lower level interventions for older adults
  • Design a comprehensive program for the areas of for posture, flexibility, endurance, strength, and balance that are evidence based for lower level patients

Copyright : 01/02/2019

The AFIT (Adult Functional Independence Test) for Optimal Aging

Program Information

Outline

  • Let’s Get Started: What is the AFIT?
  • AFIT Eval 1: A 90 Year Old Cougar
  • AFIT Eval 2: A 73 Year Old Busy, Fit Go Getter
  • AFIT Eval 3: A 79 Year Old Retired Professor
  • Take Home Tips
  • Remedies: Exercises for Optimal Aging
  • Motivation, adherence, resisters & interviews
  • Marketing: Strategies

Objectives

1. List the 15 assessments that comprise the AFIT, determine where patients/clients fit within the norms and cutoffs for these assessments, demonstrate competence in administering these tools, and describe their implications for optimal aging.

 

2. List 15 exercises for the remediation of the problems found in the AFIT and identify the evidence for using each exercise to address the specific deficit.

 

3. Select the appropriate intervention for the problems found on the AFIT.

 

4. Choose a marketing strategy for the medical and general community.

 

5. Identify motivation strategies to increase exercise adherence.

Copyright : 01/02/2019

Effective Interventions for Older Adults: Wellness to Rehab for Posture, Flexibility, Balance, Endurance, and Strength

Program Information

Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Posture
  3. Flexibility
  4. Balance
  5. Endurance
  6. Strength
  7. Demonstration/Case Study

Objectives

  • Demonstrate 30 different exercises for posture, flexibility, endurance, strength, and balance that are evidenced based
  • Explain why these exercises are important and why EBM is important
  • Monitor proper execution and progression of these exercises
  • Use 2 evidence-based taping techniques for posture
  • Describe 2 evidence-based mobilization techniques for posture and several for flexibility
  • Explain how to prioritize interventions for older adults
  • Discuss lower level interventions for older adults

Copyright : 01/02/2019