Private InHouse- Fairview Rehab
Nov 7 & 9 (Thurs and Saturday)
Thurs evening 6 :00-9 :15 and Saturday 9:30-4:00
Treating the high acuity and critically ill patient population can be overwhelming and challenging. Through this course, participants will gain knowledge required for effective clinical decision making for best patient outcomes working in an interdisciplinary team. This course will explore new evidence-based articles on best patient management of medically complex patients. Participants will have the opportunity to practice interpreting, applying, and presenting recent research on topics learned during this course. Discussion of various case study application of the complex patient population will further bridge the gap between content knowledge and clinical application.
Dr. Vatwani is the current Graduate Program Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and Clinical Associate Professor at Old Dominion University (ODU). Prior to ODU, she was an Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). She is an acute care physical therapist with a clinical expertise in cardiovascular and pulmonary high-acuity patients and worked at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD for a decade. She has held many organizational service leadership positions including the NSU Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Healthcare Sciences founding chair of the diversity and inclusion faculty committee and the founding co-chair of the Physical Therapy department cultural competence task force. At the state and professional level, she served as the founding co-chair of the Florida Physical Therapy Association Acute Care Special Interest group. She is a certified lymphedema and wound Care therapist (CLWT), certified lean six sigma black belt (CLSSBB), certified project management professional (PMP), National Diversity Council certified diversity professional (CDP) and certified in diversity, equity, and inclusion at the workplace. Her primary research interests include cultural competence in healthcare and academia, interprofessional education and practice, simulation-based teaching/learning, healthcare education, physical therapy practice, and management specifically in the acute care and cardiovascular and pulmonary fields. She has authored several peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and presentations. She is the recipient of the 2022 Healthcare Diversity Leader Award from the National Diversity Council, 2022 American Physical Therapy Association Minority Faculty Scholarship award, and a member of the Alpha Eta Honor Society.
Financial Disclosure: Archana Vatwani receives a speaking honorarium from Education Resources, Inc.
Non-Financial Disclosure: Archana Vatwani has no non-financial disclosures to report.
I have been to many conferences over the last 10 years. I would have to say this was one of the most organized, professional, and knowledgeable courses I have been to in a while. Our speaker did an amazing job and her energy was wonderful. I respect everything she is involved with, I truthfully enjoyed this course. -K. O'Meara, OTA
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This course meets the criteria for 9 contact hours (0.9 CEUs) Intermediate Level.
Education Resources Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID#06475. This Distance Learning-Interactive course is offered at 9 contact hours 0.9 CEUs. (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery). AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
This course can be used toward your NBCOT renewal requirements for 9 units.
Approved provider of the FL Board of Occupational Therapy-CE Broker – 10.5 hrs. This course meets the approval of the TX Board of OT Examiners.
ASHA CE Provider (Intermediate level) 0.9 ASHA CEUs. ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.
ASHA credits are accepted by the TX Department of License and Renewal.
Application has been made to the FL Physical Therapy Association for 10.5 continuing education contact hours.
Approved by the MD Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
Approved by the MN Board of Physical Therapy.
Approved by the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 10.5 contact hours. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 10.5 contact hours (1.05 CEUs).
Education Resources, Inc. is an approved provider for Physical Therapy CEUs in the following states: CA, KY, OK and TX.
The following state boards of physical therapy accept other states’ approval: AK, AR, AZ, DC, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, KS, MA, MI, MO, MS, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, UT, VA, VT, WI, WY. The following state boards of physical therapy either do not require course pre-approval or do not require CEUs for re-licensure: AL, CO, CT, IA, ME, MT, NE, ND, NH, SD, WA.
9 hours of this course qualify towards the discipline-specific hours for the 20-hour requirement for NDTA re-certification. They do NOT qualify towards the 8-hour NDTA Instructor requirement for re-certification.
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