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Lifestyle Medicine & Your Healthcare Team Opportunity

presented by Russell Certo, PT, OCS and Lynn Steffes, PT, DPT

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Your Healthcare Team Opportunity in Lifestyle Medicine is the second in a series of courses designed to introduce and build both understanding and resources to create a Lifestyle Medicine program in your practice setting. This course clearly outlines the skill set needed. The presentation identifies those skills that are already a part of the physical therapist's practice and those needed for development or to access through collaboration. It explores a few specific models of implantation for your consideration. The Lifestyle Medicine Series will provide comprehensive instruction, tools and resources to strengthen your skills and fill the gaps!

Meet Your Instructors

Russell Certo, PT, OCS

Russell Certo, PT, OCS, a physical therapist for 35 years, is the Founder of Trilogy, MOG National, and Grand Island Physical Therapy. He designed and developed the idea of an integrated physical therapy practice and medically oriented gym (MOG). He has become a leading expert in the field of medical fitness and lifestyle management and…

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Lynn Steffes, PT, DPT

Lynn Steffes, PT, DPT, is President/Consultant of Steffes & Associates, a rehabilitation consulting service. She provides consulting services to rehab providers nationwide, enabling countless providers to achieve optimum success in the delivery of high quality, cost-effective care to their patients/clients. Dr. Steffes is also has extensive clinical experience and educational background in pediatric and adult…

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1. Building A Lifestyle Medicine Skill Set

Lifestyle Medicine has key motivations, parameters and skills that are need to make assess and create a successful program.

2. Outlining the Role of a Physical Therapist

Review the attributes of Physical Therapy & its mission to improve quality of life. Review the opportunities for Physical Therapists to lead and consult on LM initiatives.

3. Exploring Models of Lifestyle Medicine Programs

Explore and Outline alternative programs for your facility, practice. Looking at Individual models, small groups and community outreach models and consultation. What Model meets your community & your practice setting?

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