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This one-hour course will provide clinicians with an overview of how and why COVID-19 has had such a significant impact on older adults. It will examine the expected clinical presentation in older adult COVID-19 patients in the post-acute phase as well as discuss assessment and treatment interventions. This course will also examine the impact that social isolation has on older adults and how rehabilitation clinicians can make a positive impact on this.

Meet our Presenter

Suzanne Greenwalt, PT, DPT, CCS, GCS

Course Code:

LMS-1032-14

Completion Instructions

Review recorded content, complete assessment with at least a 70% score, download and save certificate

Course level

Multiple

Date published

04/13/2020

Date recorded

04/13/2020

Delivery method

Online

Instructor(s)

Suzanne Greenwalt, PT, DPT, CCS, GCS

Learning objectives

  1. Describe why older adults have an increased risk of contracting COVID-19.
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  3. Describe the expected post-acute presentation of an older adult who has been hospitalized with COVID-19.
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  5. Discuss exercise prescription for older adults in the post-acute phase of COVID-19.
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  7. Describe 2 negative side effects of social isolation for older adults

Partner(s)

  • COVID
  • Veterans Administration (VA)
  • Students

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1PACER Series Geriatric Considerations_compressed.mp4
2Assessment
Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.1
Credit Categories
Domains:COVID19
Key Dates
Enrollment:Open
Enrollment