Full course description
Prerequsite: "Applications of Telerehabilitiation Part 1: Foundational Principles"
Target Audience: Healthcare Professionals
Telerehabilitation is an emerging trend that many healthcare professionals have adopted due to practice restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the landscape of healthcare delivery changing rapidly, providers need alternative methods to provide patient care. Telerehabilitation is a viable treatment option, providing patients with a virtual physical therapy session they can participate in the comforts of their own home.
This is part 2 of a two-part Telerehabilitation course. The aim of this course is to provide education on professionalism and best practices for implementing and using telerehabilitation in current clinical practice. Providing the learner with telerehabilitation clips of effective treatment strategies, assessment tips, and professionalism at its best can easily be incorporated into practice upon completion of this course.
This course qualifies Athletic Trainers for 3 'Category A' credits under the BOC.
- Identify the basic tenets of professionalism and locate professional errors common in telerehabilitation.
- Determine best practices in telerehabilitation in current practice.
- Apply best practices of telerehabilitation in learner’s current healthcare practice.
- Access state and local practice acts dictating their capabilities when using a telerehabilitation delivery platform.
Keith Pacific, PT, ATC, CSCS
Keith Pacific is a licensed physical therapist and licensed athletic trainer with over 25 years’ experience in the health and fitness industry. After serving in the US Coast Guard, Keith began his career as a personal trainer. He went on to obtain his Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training followed by a Master's degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Central Florida. Keith is currently attending Rocky Mountain University pursuing his PhD in rehabilitation sciences with a concentration in athletic training. He also owns and operates a Physical Therapy clinic in Tampa, Florida.
Hannah Stedge, MS, LAT, ATC
Hannah Stedge is a certified athletic trainer and instructor of athletic training at Weber State University. At Weber State, Hannah teaches for the programs of Athletic Therapy and Masters of Athletic Training. She also serves as laboratory skills coordinator. She previously taught and practiced as an athletic trainer for 6 years at Cedarville University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from Cedarville University, master’s degree in Kinesiology from Indiana University, and is currently pursuing her PhD at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions with an emphasis in Athletic Training. She has over 12 years of experience as an athletic trainer and 8 years of teaching experience. Her specialty lies in rehabilitation of orthopedic injuries. An enthusiastic and innovative teacher, Hannah has experience in designing a variety of health professions educational courses in face to face, blended, and online formats. Hannah also has experience teaching telerehabilitation services in undergraduate courses. Along with being a wife and mom to four children, in her free time, Hannah enjoys hiking, skiing, snowboarding, and participating in running and triathlon events.