Back in Action After Work-Related Back Injury following Clinical Practice Guidelines from APTA
All too often, clinicians encounter clients who may be required to return to work despite the need for additional rehabilitation. How can you determine a client’s capacity to return to work safely? Join us in this live interactive webinar where we will explore the crucial task of assessing a client's capacity to return to work safely after rehabilitation. Throughout the course, you will gain valuable insights and practical skills to effectively evaluate and document outcomes related to low back pain in the context of work demands.
We will go through how to select and implement various asses...Read moresment tools, such as disability questionnaires, physical capacity testing, movement screenings, and ergonomic guidelines. These tools will play a pivotal role in helping you make informed decisions about when a client is ready to resume work or be referred to a post-rehabilitation program. By the end of this course, you will have a deeper understanding of the assessment process, allowing you to confidently recommend the appropriate timing for return to work, ensuring the safety and well-being of your clients. Less...
- Document outcomes for work-related low back pain, including return to work screening, disability questionnaires, physical capacity/job testing tasks, movement quality screening and ergonomic considerations.
- Describe application of current return to work clinical practice guidelines for people with work-related low back pain.
- Discuss considerations for return-to-work program design for workers with low back pain and the value of post-rehab training.
- Beginner to Intermediate
Thursday, August 31, 2023
06:00 PM EDT - 08:00 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
About the speaker
Theresa A. Schmidt, PT,DPT,MS,OCS,LMT,CEAS
6:00 PM - 6:10 PM: Welcome and Introduction to Work-Related Low Back Pain
6:10 PM - 7:00 PM: Outcomes for Work-Related Low Back Pain including screening, questionnaires, and other considerations.
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM: Application and Case Studies including CPGs, designing return-to-work programs, value of post-rehab training, and research review and case studies
7:45 PM - 8:00 PM: Q&A Session. Summary
CE Information - Earn 2 CE Credit Hours
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New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy
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