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Telehealth Physical Therapy is the use of electronic information and telecommunication technology to remotely provide information and therapy services. Until COVID-19, telehealth was an underutilized and under-reimbursed service in PT, and chances are you have wondered how this might work in your setting. Telehealth doesn’t only have to be the solution to a public health crisis, but many factors must be considered before providing therapy electronically. Learn more!

 Export to Your Calendar 10/20/2020
When: October 20, 2020
6:30 pm
Where: This is a virtual meeting that will be presented via Zoom
MO
United States
Contact: Carol Kemna


Online registration is available until: 12/1/2020
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Title-      Telehealth Physical Therapy:  From Planning to Payment

Description -Telehealth Physical Therapy is the use of electronic information and telecommunication technology to remotely provide information and therapy services.  Until COVID-19, telehealth was an underutilized and under-reimbursed service in Physical Therapy, and chances are you have wondered how this might work in your setting.  Telehealth doesn’t only have to be the solution to a public health crisis, but many factors must be considered before providing therapy electronically. If you are considering starting a telehealth program or just wanting to enhance your “virtual skills,” then this course is for you! 

 

Course Objectives –

  • Attendees will be able to list 3-4 platforms that allow therapists to schedule, treat, and document for physical therapy visits
  • Attendees will be able to list the technology requirements for both patient and therapist for electronic therapy visits
  • Attendees will list the environmental considerations for both patient and therapist during the electronic visit
  • Attendees will demonstrate understanding of how to instruct a patient and/or caregiver in therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular re-education, therapeutic activities, self-care, manual therapy, and HEP instruction as appropriate during the electronic therapy visit
  • Attendees will demonstrate understanding of federal and state statutes regarding the provisions of telehealth physical therapy
  • Attendees will demonstrate understanding of documentation requirements and billing/reimbursement for telehealth physical therapy.

Cost: $60 for members

  $75 for non-members

 

This course will be presented by Jennifer Schnieders, PT, DPT; and Mike Gorman, PhD, PT, DMT, FAAOMPT

 

Michael Gorman, PhD, PT, DMT, FAAOMPT, is an expert clinician, educator, and business owner. Dr. Gorman is regarded as an expert in the field of Physical Therapy with extensive knowledge on current best practices, insurance reimbursement, business regulations, and clinician management. Dr. Gorman has achieved the highest level of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy training recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT). Mike co-owned and operated a successful private practice business that grew to 7 clinics. He recently founded iMove TelePT, offering telehealth PT services throughout many parts of the United States.

 

He has been very involved with the Missouri Chapter of the APTA, currently serving as Vice-President of the Missouri Chapter.

 

Jennifer Schnieders, PT, DPT, is a native of Jefferson City, MO.   She received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise, Master of Physical Therapy, and Doctor of Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University. While attending SLU, Jennifer danced with The Ballet Conservatory Company and taught for The Ballet Conservatory of St. Louis.

 

While working in other outpatient clinics Jennifer obtained multiple ergonomics and work-injury prevention certifications and has extensive experience with pre-employment screening, onsite job analysis, and return-to-work therapy programs. In 2011 she started Outbound Physical Therapy & Rehab and she particularly enjoys working with the geriatric population, performing fall-risk assessments and implementing balance programs that keep seniors active and living independently. Jennifer has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and APTA Missouri for over 20 years.  Prior to being elected President in 2016 and serving as President Elect for 1 year, she served as the Central District Chair and Reimbursement Chair.  She is also an active member of the Private Practice Section and serves on the PPS Key Contact Task Force.



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