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On-Site Workplace Injury Triage: The Role of the Physical Therapist
Dr. Josh Prall educates clinicians in the why, what, and how of workplace injury triage for the physical therapist. 2-hr CEU
Time & Location
Dec 04, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST
Live on Zoom
Course Description: This 2-hour course prepares therapy professionals to practice in an occupational health setting to combat injuries in the workplace. The course targets therapy professionals and includes an in-depth analysis of the evaluation and management of musculoskeletal dysfunction of employees in a variety of settings. Therapists will develop skills in critical review of existing occupational health guidelines, occupational health assessments and intervention practices utilizing evidence-based literature. Evaluation of Occupational Health and Safety standards of care, as well as demonstrations of principles and application of ergonomic assessments will be discussed and reviewed in a virtual setting. Evaluation skills are presented to the therapists to enable them to clearly identify specific musculoskeletal pathologies occurring in the workplace. Occupational health and injury prevention is presented with emphasis on preventative and corrective interventions, including employee education. Evaluation tools are presented to assist therapists in recognizing conditions that are beyond the scope of physical therapy practice.
CEU/CME Contact Hours: 2
Dr. Joshua Prall, PT, DPT, EdD, OCS
At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
- Recall the key components of on-site injury triaging.
- Understand the variables that are available for therapy professionals in the occupational health space.
- Explain the importance of therapy professionals being involved in occupational health on injury prevention and cost savings for employers.
- Demonstrate knowledge of musculoskeletal triaging for on-site injury prevention for employers.
Competency Demonstration: For participants completing the course for CEU credit, the course will contain the following assessments. Each student must obtain at least 70 points overall in order to pass the course. If the student fails to achieve 70 points throughout the course, they will be asked to complete additional assignments until remediation is achieved:
- Participation - All therapy professionals taking this course will participate in open discussion and breakout room cases (10 pts)
- Case Review - All therapy professionals will work within their small group to discuss a case given to them by the instructor and develop a plan of care for the case (40 pts)
- Quiz - 20 question quiz. (50 pts)
9-910: Introduction - Review of course objectives, agenda, assessment scheme
910-940: Key components of occupational health for the therapy professional
940-1020: Screening Procedures/Evidence Update
1020-1040: Case Review and Interactive Discussion
1040-11: Final thoughts, Q&A, review of post-course procedures
The course is approved for 2 contact hours of physical therapist continuing education in the following U.S. jurisdictions:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
If your state is not listed, please see our CE Info document to apply for individual approval in your state.
Check with your respective credentialing agency or state board to ensure the objectives of the course match your specific requirement. RHE assumes no liability or responsibily for courses that are not approved by your credentialing institution or state board.
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