Advanced Competency in Home Health - Elective Course
This 2.5 CEU elective course satisfies 2.5 hours of credit for PTs towards their ACHH Certification. It is also a stand-alone course & you are not required to participate in the ACHH program in order to complete this course for CE credit. Click hereto learn more about the Advanced Competency.
This course is designed to provide therapists new to home health or therapists contemplating a transition to home health with a broad and practical understanding of what this setting has to offer. A variety of topics will be covered including variation of home environments, reimbursement, regulation, OASIS data collection, quality/satisfaction reporting, clinical interventions, problem-solving, and case study. The session will also touch on common myths, employment opportunities, benefits, challenges, technological advances, and entry level practice. Participants can expect to become well-informed of home health clinical practice and gain a better understanding as to whether or not this setting may be of interest in their career.
At the completion of this elective module, the learner will be able to:
Chris Chimenti earned his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy degree from Slippery Rock University in 1997. He is currently employed as the Senior Director of Clinical Innovation at HCR Home Care, a Rochester-based certified home health care agency operating across Upstate New York State. He has over 23 years of experience in the home health setting and is an accomplished speaker at both regional and national conferences on the topics of home health practice and regulation, clinical research, student affiliation, care redesign, and joint replacement rehabilitation. Chris has conducted a number of studies throughout his career across a variety of special interest areas including falls prevention, Parkinson’s Disease management, evidence-based standardized measures, pain assessment, sepsis screening, total knee replacement rehabilitation, and home health response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chris has served APTA Home Health in a variety of leadership roles including Research Committee Chair, Treasurer, and Vice President.
* APTA Members who are NOT Home Health members - please email us email@example.com receive a discount code to register with APTA Member pricing.
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