BUILDING BETTER BALANCE AND PREVENTING FALLS SEMINAR
This two-day course provides participants with skills and strategies to address the complex problems of balance dysfunction and falls in geriatric and neurologic
clients. Participants will further develop their skills in identifying
individuals at risk for falls and conducting a comprehensive evaluation to guide
intervention. Evaluation skills based on key risk factors for balance
dysfunction and objective outcomes will be emphasized. Evidence-based and best
practice intervention strategies provide participants with a variety of skills
to address different aspects of balance dysfunction.
The course will also focus on utilization of standardized assessment measures
and intervention strategies across client functional levels. Evaluation
procedures and intervention techniques will be demonstrated and reinforced with
hands on practice time and case studies allowing for immediate integration of
Lori A. Schrodt, PT, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Western Carolina University where she teaches geriatric and neuromuscular physical therapy content. Lori brings 19 years of clinical experience having earned a BS in Physical Therapy from Ithaca College and her MS and PhD in Human Movement Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also completed a doctoral fellowship through the UNC Institute on Aging. The focus of her clinical practice and research interests involve both neurological disorders and community-based balance and fall prevention programs and issues related to healthy aging. She also serves as a content expert for several regional and statewide fall risk screening and prevention programs. Lori is a member of the North Carolina Fall Prevention Coalition, the Western North Carolina Fall Prevention Coalition, the APTA Geriatrics and Neurology sections, and currently serves as an officer on the Health Promotion and Wellness SIG of the Section on Geriatrics. She is a clinician, researcher and educator, and considered to be one of the leading therapists in the fields of balance and fall prevention in the United States.
REGISTRATION FEES -
*Early Registration: Save $50 from list price - Dated/Postmarked 30 days prior
*Bring a Buddy Registration: save $100 p/p from list price-
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*Late Registration: $475 - Dated/Postmarked within 30 days of course date
A certificate of attendance for 15 Contact Hours will be awarded to each
participant. All Therapy Network Seminars are pre-approved for CEUs in the state
where the course is conducted when required for PT, OT AND ATCs.
Registration fee less a $75 administrative charge is refundable if cancellation
received 14 days prior to program date. No refunds will be given after that
time. Therapy Network, Inc. reserves the right to cancel a seminar and will
refund in full the registration fee only. TNI is NOT responsible for
registrant’s non-refundable airfare, accommodations or fees.