Therapy services are frequently performed for a variety of individuals across post-acute care organizations. As an important member of the healthcare team, you should be familiar with the various types of therapy services available, for which conditions they are beneficial, and how these services are initiated. While there are several types of therapy, this course will provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities of physical therapists (PT), occupational therapists (OT), speech therapists (ST), and respiratory therapists (RT).
An Overview of the Therapy Disciplines
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
What is Therapy?
The Role of Therapy Aides
Section 2: Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Essentials
Section 3: Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy Essentials
Section 4: Speech Therapy
Speech Therapy Essentials
Section 5: Respiratory Therapy
Respiratory Therapy Essentials
Section 6: Conclusion
Adam Roesner, BSN has been working with various quality measures optimization since 2013. His experience in program management in both clinical and performance measures allows a unique perspective on the challenge faced by healthcare systems today. Adam has presented trainings on HCAHPS programs for sales forces and executive leadership alike, and has managed various skin health and HCAHPS educational programs and bundles for acute, post-acute, and IDN facilities. Disclosure: Adam Roesner, BSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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