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Measuring Rehabilitation Outcomes in Older Adults

July 25, 2014

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago • Magnuson Auditorium • 345 E. Superior St. • Chicago, IL • 60611

Carolyn Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Elias Michael Director and Professor of Occupational Therapy and Professor of Neurology
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Linda Ehrlich-Jones, PhD, RN
Clinical Research Scientist
Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Joy Hammel, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, Doctoral Program in Disability Studies & Doctoral Program in Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago

Allen W. Heinemann, PhD
Director of the Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research
Associate Director of Research, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago  
Professor and Chair of the PM&R at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University 

Jennifer Moore PT, DHS, NCS
Clinical Practice Leader for Neurologic Physical Therapy
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.

Jason Raad, PhD
Project Manager, Center for Rehabilitation Outcome Research
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

ASHA Disclosure

Carolyn Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Financial: Receives grant funding from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research for teaching this course.  Travel and expenses are paid by the Retirement Research Foundation.
Non-financial: Dr. Baum is the Chair of the Research Commission and member of the Board of Directors for the American Occupational Therapy Foundation

Linda Ehrlich-Jones, PhD, RN
Financial: Receives grant funding from the Retirement Research Foundation for teaching this course.
Non-financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Joy Hammel, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Financial: Receives grant funding from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research for teaching this course.  Travel and expenses are paid by the Retirement Research Foundation.
Non-financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Allen W. Heinemann, PhD
Financial: Receives a salary from grant funding from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research for teaching this course.
Non-financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Jennifer Moore PT, DHS, NCS
Financial: Receives grant funding from the Retirement Research Foundation for teaching this course.
Non-financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Jason Raad, PhD
Financial: Receives grant funding from the Retirement Research Foundation for teaching this course.
Non-financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Course Description

This one day course on Measuring Rehabilitation Outcomes in Older Adults will provide an in-depth look at integrating measurement into clinical practice. Led by researchers and educators from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Washington University, and the University of Illinois-Chicago, this course is for physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech language pathologists who are clinicians, educators, and fieldwork coordinators who desire to foster the development of skills in measuring rehabilitation outcomes.

Course objectives: The learner will be able to:

  • Recognize the value and importance of using classification schemes and outcome measures in the evaluation of older adults
  • Assess, interpret, and document client goals and outcomes in clinical practice
  • Increase one’s capacity to effectively utilize resources to assist with outcome measure selection for older adults
  • Assess measurement properties of existing outcome measures for application in clinical practice, including validity, reliability, responsiveness, and clinical utility

Cost (includes continental breakfast, lunch and snacks) $150.00; Students $80.00

 

CEU Information

 

PT CEUs have been approved for 6.5 contact hours;

 

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Tentative Agenda

 

Time (Central)

Topic

Speakers

8:00-8:30

Registration and continental breakfast

 

8:30-8:45

 

Welcome and introduction to course objectives

Linda Ehrlich-Jones

8:45-9:30

Introduction to Outcome Measurement

Allen Heinemann

9:30-10:30

Importance, Selection and Use of Outcome Measures

Carolyn Baum

Joy Hammel

10:30-10:45

Morning Break

 

10:45-11:30

Exploration of Outcome Measurement Resources

Jason Raad

11:30-12:00

Selecting Clinically Useful, Reliable and Valid Measures

Allen Heinemann

Jennifer Moore

12:00-1:00

Lunch

 

1:00-2:30

Selecting Clinically Useful, Reliable and Valid Measures (continued)

Allen Heinemann

Jennifer Moore

2:30-2:45

Afternoon Break

 

2:45-3:45

Interpretation of Measurement Results

Allen Heinemann

Jennifer Moore

3:45-4:30

Large group discussion, Q&A

Allen Heinemann

Jennifer Moore

Carolyn Baum

Joy Hammel

Jason Raad

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