Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Jason Falvey, PT, DPT, GCS, PhD
Jason Falvey is a post-doctoral fellow at Yale University. His research training focuses on disability and recovery for older adults after acute hospitalization, and how physical function contributes to hospital readmission risk. He received his PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus in 2018. He previously received a dual BS…Read full bio
Kyle Ridgeway, PT, DPT, CCS
Kyle J. Ridgeway, PT, DPT, CCS, is a board-certified clinical specialist in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy (CCS). He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Neuroscience from Pomona College in Claremont, CA and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. Currently, he is a physical therapy…Read full bio
1. Engaging Patients and Families
Discussion of concepts, such as motivational interviewing and therapeutic alliance, that can assist therapists in understanding and engaging patients/families in effective ways. Content will be linked to hospital readmission reduction strategies.
2. Subjective Interview and Identifying Goals
This chapter provides an explanation and outline of subjective interview content and approach, including identification of patient-centered goals.
3. Monitoring and Measuring: Physical, Functional, and ADL Red Flags
This chapter describes important functional red flags as well as how patients and families can monitor and measure physical, functional, and ADL performance.
This chapter is a Q&A session with Jason Falvey about engaging with patients and families as a physical therapist.