Third party payers such as CMS and private insurers believe that documentation is a tool that can drive good patient care. Therapists typically see documentation as a necessary evil that takes time away from patient care, but allows them to get paid.
In truth, both are correct.
Documentation has improved over the years, but capturing the essence of skilled patient assessment and treatment quickly and succinctly is an ongoing challenge. We are doctors now, thus more is expected of our profession than ever before.
How do we do it in a way that doesn’t take excessive amounts of time from patient care? That is the point of this course.
This 5hour video course presents real patient examples, hilarious interactive vignettes, shortcuts and skilled terminology handouts and flow sheets to help clinicians become more efficient and effective documenters.
|File type||File name||Number of pages|
|Daily Notes for Ms. P (0.03 MB)||1 Pages||Available after Registration|
|IE and Discharge Summary Ms. P (0.06 MB)||1 Pages||Available after Registration|
|Initial Eval Ms P (0.07 MB)||1 Pages||Available after Registration|
|Ms. P Plan of Care and Progress Flow Sheet (0.07 MB)||1 Pages||Available after Registration|
|Home Exercise Program for Fran visit 1 (14.07 MB)||1 Pages||Available after Registration|
|Initial Evaluation Fran (0.07 MB)||1 Pages||Available after Registration|
|Daily Notes for Fran (0.04 MB)||1 Pages||Available after Registration|
|Fran Plan of Care and Proress Flow Sheet (0.16 MB)||3 Pages||Available after Registration|
|Home Exercise Program for Fran visit 2 (14.20 MB)||1 Pages||Available after Registration|
|Re-Evaluation Fran (0.07 MB)||1 Pages||Available after Registration|
|Case 1 Documentation of Mr. X (0.09 MB)||3 Pages||Available after Registration|
|Case 2 Initial Evaluation Ms. B (0.05 MB)||2 Pages||Available after Registration|
|Case 3 Initial Eval of Mr. QT (0.07 MB)||1 Pages||Available after Registration|
Carole Lewis, PT, DPT, GCS, GTC, MPA, MSG, PhD, FSOAE, FAPTA, is well known as leader and innovator in the area of rehabilitation and optimal aging. She has served as the Editor-in Chief of an award winning international journal for over 30 years and has received top honors from the American Physical Therapy Association and The Gerontological Society. She has worked in home health, long-term care, acute hospitals, rehabilitation departments and outpatient clinics. In 1983, she started a private practice in Washington, D.C. and continues to work as a clinician. Dr. Lewis received two Master’s degrees, Health Care Management and Gerontology, from the University of Southern California and a PhD in Health Education from the University of Maryland. She currently serves on the Medical Faculty at George Washington University as a full adjunct professor in the Department of Geriatrics.
Her professional awards include the APTA’s Lucy Blair Service Award, the Section on Geriatrics’ Clinical Excellence Award and the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy’s highest honor, the Joan Mills Award. She is an APTA Catherine Worthington Fellow and in 2016, she received the Mary McMillan Lecture Award from the APTA, their highest honor.
Financial: Carole Lewis is an adjunct professor for George Washington University Medical Center Department of Health Care Sciences. She is president of Great Seminars and Books. She is a journal editor for Aspen Publications. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Carole Lewis has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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