Once a novel idea with low adoption, telerehab has become a staple of physical and occupational therapy treatment for injured workers. COVID-19 prompted the U.S. to implement social distancing and shelter-at-home orders. This webinar will discuss telerehab, its ability to deliver safe, convenient and high-quality patient outcomes; and share how telerehab is helping to resolve chronic pain for injured workers.
About this event
1 Hour of CE Credit for:
RN, LPN, ARNP, CNA nationwide
CA Adjuster: Workers' Compensation Post-Designation
PENDING (course approvals):
Nursing Certifications: CCMC, CDMS, CRCC Adjuster: AL, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, KY, LA, MN, MS, MT, NC, NH, NM, NV, OK, RI, TX, UT AAPC: American Academy of Professional Coders
Specific case studies that highlight unique scenarios for injured workers that benefitted from telerehab as a provider option.
How telerehab can be used as an outpatient physical and occupational therapy option to help improve costs and drive return-to-work results
Other therapy gaps such as pre-surgery treatment needs, chronic pain treatment, and wellness/prevention programs suitable for those returning to work following COVID-19 furloughs.
Wearable technology and how employers are using as a preventative tool to mitigate loss exposure.
About the presenter
Michelle Despres, PT, CEAS II, CETS, National Product Leader for Physical Therapy
Michelle is a leader within the world of physical therapy discussing everything from virtual physical therapy to physical therapy as an opioid alternative. She encourages injured workers to be independent and take an active role in their recovery with the help of innovations in physical therapy. Michelle mentors clinicians to improve delivery of treatments and services and return-to-work results. She performs onsite and online continuing education, has spoken at numerous conferences throughout the country, and is featured in the industries most prominent publications.