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Introduction to Geriatric Rehabilitation


Credit: 18 Hours

Length: Self-paced

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For: PT/OT

This course is designed to improve the participant’s understanding of what Geriatric Rehabilitation entails, what are age-related changes versus physiological changes, how to address these changes, and how to implement Evidence-Based Practice. The material will provide participants with the basic principles of geriatric rehabilitation and provide a foundation for future courses in the curriculum.

Course Objectives/Outcomes

By the end of the course, a successful learner will be able to:

  • Describe key principles in geriatric practice, such as evidence-based practice, successful vs. optimal aging, and clinical decision-making using the ICF model.
  • Identify multiple roles of a geriatric practitioner and member of an interprofessional team.
  • Critically appraise evidence surrounding examination and intervention for older adults.
  • Differentiate between age-related changes and physiological changes often seen with aging. Introduce the role of physical activity in managing physiological effects of age and lifestyle-related decline on
    multiple body systems.
  •  Incorporate current best evidence, patient preferences and motivation, and clinical expertise into examinations and
    interventions for older adults\
  • Incorporate activity, exercise and behavioral change considerations into geriatric rehabilitation.


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CEU and Cancellation Policy

If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation, please contact us here. We will process requests for reasonable accommodation and will provide reasonable accommodations where appropriate, in a prompt and efficient manner. For more information please see the Accommodation Procedures for Participants with Disabilities.

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