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Physical Therapy Continuing Education Course

Mobility Disability





Lecture Name

Mobility Disability     $59.90


This lecture is part of the following course:
Functional Assessment and Exercise for the Aging Adult

Description

This two-hour lecture describes six credible and popular tools to measure and assess functional mobility including timed walk tests, stair climbing, and gait speed. Current evidence regarding each test's validity, procedures, and interpretation is examined and applied to patient examples. Actual patient videos are used to demonstrate the tests.

Continuing education credits

This course is acceptable for credit in most states for PTs and PTAs. To see the full list of courses approved for continuing education in your state, visit our courses page and filter for "Physical Therapist" or "Physical Therapist Assistant" and your state of licensure.

Contact Hours: 2.00

Rating:   

Difficulty: Intermediate

Goals & Objectives:

Following your active participation in this course, you will be able to:

  1. Perform and interpret the following tests on appropriate patients/clients:
    1. Timed Up and Go Test
    2. Timed walk tests
    3. Gait speed tests
    4. Stair climbing tests
    5. Floor rise tests
  2. Document and communicate results accurately and effectively to others.
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