Continuing education event for therapists

Get ready to earn some CEUs! Infinity Rehab, a therapy services company, and Transitional Care Management (TCM), a consultative and management services company for post-acute providers, are co-hosting a CEU event for therapists. The course presentation is: Treating Functional Deficits of the Cognitively Impaired Older Adult. The event will be held on December 10, 2022 from 8 AM to 12:00 PM CST at Highland Community College, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport, IL 61032. The presentation will be in room H-127. RSVP is strongly encouraged to secure your spot.

In this course, therapists will:

  • Gain skills to quickly assess a patient’s cognitive level (within 15 minutes of observation) 
  • Learn to identify further in-depth assessment, documentation, and treatment strategies 
  • Course includes a lecture and video patient case studies incorporating practical application 
  • 4.0 continuing education hours for PTs and OTs (SLPs are welcome to attend, but will not receive CEU credit)

CEU full course description

Cognitively impaired patients bring a set of challenges for the clinician that can compromise successful outcomes of the rehabilitation course and create difficult challenges in the long-term care setting.  Utilizing six dementia care levels, course participants will learn how to assess and treat functional deficits of the cognitively impaired older adult. By the end of the session, participants will be able to quickly assess a patient’s cognitive level (within 15 minutes of observation), as well as identify further in-depth assessment, documentation, and treatment strategies. The training encompasses lecture and video patient case studies incorporating practical application, for a total of four continuing education (CEU) hours for PTs and OTs.

Bios of the presenters

The course will be presented by Dr. Patty Scheets, PT, DPT, NCS of Infinity Rehab and Linda Riccio, OT/L of Transitional Care Management (TCM). Breakfast will be provided. 

Patricia L. Scheets, PT DPT MHS NCS, is the Vice President of Quality and Compliance for Infinity Rehab and the President of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy, APTA. She received her professional and post-professional degrees from Washington University in St. Louis. She is a board-certified clinical specialist in neurologic physical therapy and has worked extensively with patients with stroke, neurological disorders, and balance and vestibular disorders. Her professional experience has always been focused on implementing standards of physical therapy care, which reduce variability and improve patient outcome. She has extensive experience speaking at national and regional conferences.

Linda Riccio, OT/L is a 40-year veteran of long-term care operations and clinical services and has been a national educator in neurological disorders and the management of special care populations since earning her degree in Occupational Therapy from Mount Mary University.  Linda is the Vice-President of Therapy Services for Transitional Care Management, and has a diverse skill set in healthcare strategy and program development in today’s evolving healthcare landscape.

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