CE Credit Hours: 2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
This course is accepted for Category 2 hours by the Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy
CEU Course Description
Amongst other variables, the impact of COVID-19 and excessive healthcare expenditures have given rise to significant changes within physical therapy practice, especially in the outpatient setting. As a result, clinicians have been tasked with the responsibility to (1) identify those driving variables and (2) respond appropriately to the public’s medical and physical needs, especially as outpatient settings begin to see an influx of COVID-19 survivors and medically unstable patients who fear exposure to the virus. In addition to changes in referral patterns and medical complexity, outpatient physical therapy clinics should be prepared to address a variety of presentations that warrant a comprehensive approach to effective clinical care. This course will introduce influential factors that have contributed to the evolution of outpatient physical therapy practice and review their substantial effects on patient care, safety, and clinician responsibilities.
CEU Course Objectives
CEU Course Syllabus
Introduction-->Section 1: Background
0.50 Contact Hours
Section 2: Effect on clincal care and patient safety
|1.00 Contact Hours|
Section 3: Effect on clinician roles and responsibilities -->Conclusion
|0.50 Contact Hours|
Total = 2 Contact Hour
Instructional level: Intermediate
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Course Date: 2021-02-12
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