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Clinical Assessment of Gait in Individuals with Neurologic Dysfunction
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

MossRehab at Elkins Park
60 Township Line Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027

Sheila Wallace
WallacSh@einstein.edu
2156636457
Fee: $60.00

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Registration 4:00 PM. Program 4:30 - 9:00 PM.

Click here for a copy of the brochure with agenda.

Course Description: One of the primary goals of many physical therapists is the restoration of mobility. A thorough, accurate clinical assessment of the movement problem is a necessary, but challenging, first step before establishing a treatment plan and designing an effective intervention.

This in-person half-day event will review options for systematically analyzing gait and locomotion, in individuals with and without neurologic impairments. Different frameworks for assessment will be introduced and discussed. The focus of the content will be on clinical decisions regarding gait assessment and functional mobility. Participants will have the opportunity to practice with the use of video examples. Pros and cons of different means of analysis will be discussed, including how the assessment may be used to guide treatment interventions.

Course level: Intermediate

Target Audience:  Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the phases of normal gait and critical function of each phase.
  • Identify ( 3) common gait deviations seen in traditional observational gait analysis. 
  • Describe (3) frameworks for analyzing gait, including identification of one particular strength for each.
  • Analyze video examples of movement and discuss observed deficits.

Speakers:   

Maria Flach PT, DPT

Andy Packel PT, NCS

Cost:  $60.00 for general admission.

$30 for MossRehab/Jefferson Enterprise per diem employees.

Free to MossRehab/Jefferson Enterprise full-time and part-time employees.

CEU Statement: 4.25 Contact Hours (0.425 CEUs) have been approved by:

  • Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy - Approval # PTPR015412
  • New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners - Approval # 2203-20.

Enjoy this in-person event safely. This program strictly adheres to CDC guidelines for Events and Gatherings.

COVID 19: As a healthcare facility, MossRehab follows all CDC guidelines for COVID-19. Due to the current trends in new COVID-19 cases, and in the interest of protecting the health and safety of all those who will be attending the conference, we are asking that all attendees be fully vaccinated, and show proof of vaccination upon arrival on-site. Mask and social distancing will be required.

Requirement for successful course completion: Satisfactory completion of the continuing education units consists of full attendance with monitored sign in and sign out forms and completion of a course feedback form that includes self assessment of learning outcomes.

Conflict of interest statement: Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by MossRehab are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be submitted to the MossRehab in writing. Please explain the circumstances of the cancellation in a fax or e-mail to ensure a timely response. Requests received 3 days or 72 hours prior to course start will result in a full refund. Re-quests received less than 3 days (72 hours) prior to the course start will result in a non-refundable administration processing fee of $50.00 or 50% of registration cost (whichever is less). No shows or cancellations within 24 hours of the course start will be ineligible for a refund. MossRehab will reimburse you the cost of the registration, if we have to cancel a course due to low enrollment, weather, or an emergency situation. We are not responsible for any other costs associated with attending a conference. If you are on the waiting list of a course and do not get in, we will not charge your credit card; if you paid by check we will send the check back to you. In the event that a course is rescheduled we will provide you the option of applying the tuition towards the rescheduled course in lieu of a full refund.

Complaint Policy: MossRehab views complaints as an opportunity to improve. As an institution we are open to feedback from staff, course participants, speakers, and patients/clients. Course participants and speakers are asked to notify course coordinators of any urgent issues, either small or large, so they may be resolved in a timely fashion. Complaints may be communicated either verbally during a course or upon its conclusion through the Course Evaluation Form.

Non-discrimination Statement: MossRehab/Einstein unconditionally complies with Americans with Disabilities Act, endorses and supports the intent and objectives of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act which together prohibit discrimination on the basis of age, sex, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation and physical or mental disability. In fact, this institution has, throughout its existence, taken a leading role in the effort to make services, accommodations and employment opportunities available to persons in all of the above categories. Additionally, MossRehab/Einstein complies with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act of 1955 and the Governor's Code of Fair Practices (1967).

Special Needs statement: Please contact Sharon Manas at sharon.manas@jefferson.edu or 215-663-6530 with any special needs that you have which would limit full participation in this event.

For more Information: Contact Sharon Manas at sharon.manas@jefferson.edu or 215-663-6530.


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