PT Management Support Systems offers a new webinar explaining how physical therapists can successfully develop falls screening and prevention programs.

Titled “Starting (and Getting Paid For) a Falls Prevention Program,” the webinar—conducted by Ben Kivlan And Cary Edgar—is scheduled to take place August 16 from 12 pm to 1 pm EST.

Kivlan will explain the falls prevention program development process, and Edgar will address Medicare’s payment rules for falls prevention, per a media release from PT Management Support Systems.

Additional topics addressed during the webinar will include: the medical consequences and cost of falls; internal and external fall risk factors; the role of physical therapy in reducing fall risk; implementing a comprehensive fall prevention screen; identifying patients in need of a comprehensive screen; personal risk factors; key tests for muscle strength, balance and gait; specific exercises to improve muscle strength, balance, and gait to reduce fall risk; and when Medicare will pay for falls prevention treatment.

For more information and to register, visit PT Management Support Systems.

[Source(s): PT Management Support Systems, PRWeb]