Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Brooke Gentry, MS, OTR/L
Brooke graduated with a B.S. in Exercise Science from Western Kentucky University and a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Milligan College. She works as an acute care occupational therapist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Brooke has worked on the orthopedic, geriatric and medicine floors. She currently covers the surgical ICU. She…Read full bio
Ashley Hendricks, OTR/L
Ashley Hendricks, OTR/L is a practicing Occupational Therapist with a Bachelor of Science and a Masters in Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern Indiana. She has been certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). She is a licensed Occupational Therapist in the state of Tennessee and a member of the…Read full bio
Priscilla Sanders, PT, DPT
Priscilla Sanders, PT, DPT, is a licensed physical therapist with a Bachelor of Science and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She has been certified by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT), and is a licensed physical therapist in the state of Tennessee. Ms. Sanders has…Read full bio
1. OT Working with Patient in Acute Care
This chapter will provide a firsthand glance at the relationship between an OT, and a hip fracture patient in a SNF setting. Participants will learn to determine prior level of function and current occupational therapy needs for a patient who is discharging from a SNF level of care, as well as how to create appropriate therapy goals based on the patient’s specific functional needs.
2. Approaching Care in a SNF
Learn how to determine prior level of function and current therapy needs for a patient who is discharging from a SNF level of care. This chapter will compare the roles of a PT and an OT in order to gauge differences in treatment strategies.
3. Supplemental Materials
This chapter provides additional references regarding the evaluation and treatment of hip fracture patients in a SNF setting.