Course Description

This course will allow rehabilitation professionals to design and conduct telehealth evaluations and treatments for the orthopedic and neurological patient populations. It will provide an evidence based approach for orthopedic and neurological patients.
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Meet Your Presenter

Dr. Nupur Hajela, PT, DPT, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at California State University, Fresno, USA. She is the director of the gait balance and mobility clinic as well as the Director of Rehabilitation Technologies and Outcomes Research at the Central California Sports Sciences Institute. She conducts her translational neuroscience research on gait and balance in neurological patient populations such as Stroke and Parkinson's Disease. She is a licensed physical therapist in the states of California and Washington, USA and a neuroscientist by training. She is an emerging leader in the area of telerehabilitation and is an invited presenter at national and international conferences. Dr. Hajela believes in an interprofessional approach to treating patients and therefore is interested in internal and external collaboration for teaching, research, and service. Her research interests are in the areas of telehealth, remote monitoring, virtual reality, augmented reality, and artificial intelligence for physical and cognitive therapy. Dr. Hajela serves as the founding board of directors for a nonprofit organization called InSPIRE SWADES that works to foster collaboration between India and the US in the field of rehabilitation research and service.

Accreditation

  • This course has been Approved by CERS, an Approval Agency for the California Board of Physical Therapy.
  • CERS Course Approval #: 22-50859-1.

Course Details

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Provide an overview of evidence-based practice of telehealth in rehabilitation.
  2. Understand the technological considerations - Telehealth set-up for optimal patient experience.
  3. Clinically apply telehealth to treat orthopedic and neurological patients.
  4. Integrate virtual reality, augmented reality, remote patient monitoring, and artificial intelligence into telehealth.
  5. Understand optimal patient outcomes - what are the key factors for enhancing patient experience in a physical therapy session.
  6. Understand the role of the interprofessional rehabilitation team in telehealth.

Time-ordered Agenda

  • 0:00 - Overview of evidence-based practice of telehealth in rehabilitation
  • 0:10 - Technological considerations - Telehealth set-up for optimal patient experience
  • 0:20 - Clinical application - Orthopedic and neurological patients
  • 0:30 - Integration of virtual reality, augmented reality, remote patient monitoring, and artificial intelligence in telehealth
  • 0:45 - Optimal patient outcomes - what are the key factors for enhancing patient experience in a physical therapy session
  • 0:55 - Role of interprofessional rehabilitation team in telehealth
  • 1:00 - End course + quiz

Instructional Level

Introductory
Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject matter. Focus is on providing general introductory information.

Target Audience

PTs, OTs and SLPs who work with adults.

Live Course Information

This course will be presented on the Zoom platform. High-speed internet connection is required.

Recorded Course Information

This course will be available for CEUs until August 15th, 2023.

Instructor Financial Disclosures

  • Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
  • Presenter is a faculty member in the Department of Physical Therapy at California State University, Fresno.
  • Presenter is the Director of Rehabilitation Technologies and Outcomes Research at the Central California Sports Sciences Institute.
  • Presenter is an invited speaker at national and international conferences.

Instructor Non-financial Disclosures

  • Presenter serves as the founding board of directors for a non-profit organization called INSPIRE SWADES that works to foster collaboration between India and the US in the field of rehabilitation research and service.

Certificates of Completion

Once the exam is completed and you have provided feedback about the course, you will receive an emailed certificate of completion with course title, course instructor name/title, learning objectives, your name, your license number (if desired), and a confirmation from the CE Task Force director confirming completion of course. If your state licensing board requires specific records of course participation (all licensing boards are different), please email us and we will provide the documentation.

Instructional Methodology

Lecture

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