Providing effective care to address balance deficits can be a challenge in the acute care setting. Often you have limited space and resources in which to treat your patient. This video-based course helps physical and occupational therapy professionals incorporate balance training within the constraints of the acute care environment.
Section 1: Balance Training in the Acute Geriatric Patient
Therapy in an Acute Care Setting
A Multicomponent Approach
Sitting Balance Exercises
Standing Balance Exercises
Dynamic Balance Exercises
Laurel Koss MS, OTR/L, attended the University of Pittsburgh and completed her Occupational Therapy degree from Duquesne University. With over 21 years in clinical occupational therapy settings, Laurel has experience in skilled nursing facilities, outpatient orthopedic and neurology, long term care, rehab, and acute care. She also has extensive training and experience in upper extremity amputee care, orthotics and prosthetics, and research and development. Laurel has been an adjunct professor for Saint Petersburg College and Nova Southeastern University, Tampa campus and is currently the lead occupational therapy writer for the Rehab team with Relias. Disclosure: Laurel Koss, MS, OTR/L has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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