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Kathryn Brewer, PT, DPT, MEd, GCS, CEEAA

Kathryn Brewer Instructor Bio:
Dr. Brewer graduated with a degree in physical therapy from the Ohio State University and received her Master of Education from the University of Cincinnati. Her DPT is from Temple University. She has been certified as a geriatric specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists since 1994. She completed the Certification for Exercise Experts in Aging Adults in 2010 and holds academic rank as assistant professor in the Mayo College of Medicine. Dr. Brewer currently practices at Mayo Clinic as the therapy clinical education specialist and director of the PT Geriatric Residency Program. She provides patient care in the outpatient setting. She was recently awarded the Mayo Clinic Distinguished Allied Health Educator of the Year (2015).

Dr. Brewer is a dedicated clinician and educator with 40 years of experience in a variety of settings, including acute care, outpatient care, home care, long-term care/SNF, and public health programs with an emphasis on geriatric care, education, and administration. She frequently writes and presents on these topics in local, state, and national PT and community educational programs. She actively participates in professional initiatives that affect practice, awareness, advocacy, and service delivery of care to patients and clients. Her areas of clinical expertise include osteoporosis, fall prevention, health promotion, functional assessment, and chronic disease management/wellness in older adults.

Kathryn Brewer's Continuing Education Courses

Clinical Management of the Older Adult with Osteoporosis

Clinical Management of the Older Adult with Osteoporosis

This course is part of our GCS Prep-Program. Learn more about the full prep-program here: MedBridge GCS Prep-Program.

Fifty-four million Americans are living with, or at risk of, osteoporosis… Read Morearrow_right

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Comprehensive Care Plan for the Older Adult with Osteoporosis

Comprehensive Care Plan for the Older Adult with Osteoporosis

This course is part of our GCS Prep-Program. Learn more about the full prep-program here: MedBridge GCS Prep-Program.

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Effective Therapeutic Interventions for the Older Adult with Osteoporosis

Effective Therapeutic Interventions for the Older Adult with Osteoporosis

This course is part of our GCS Prep-Program. Learn more about the full prep-program here: MedBridge GCS Prep-Program.

Fifty four million Americans are living with or at-risk of osteoporosis… Read Morearrow_right

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The Adult Learner and Implications for Patient Education

The Adult Learner and Implications for Patient Education

Effective patient outcomes are, in part, dependent on clear communication of patient-specific health information and education on which to build behavior change and sustainability of new psychomotor skills. This course by Kathryn Brewer… Read Morearrow_right

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Essentials of Professionalism in Geriatric Physical Therapy

Essentials of Professionalism in Geriatric Physical Therapy

The path of life-long growth as a professional should bring not only satisfaction and continued learning, collaborating and expanding your clinical skills, but also, recognition and respect for you as a clinical expert in your practice.… Read Morearrow_right

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Geriatric Syndrome – A Common Profile in Practice

Geriatric Syndrome – A Common Profile in Practice

This course is part of our GCS Prep-Program. Learn more about the full prep-program here: MedBridge GCS Prep-Program.

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Effective Exercise Dosing to Optimize Recovery and Beyond

Effective Exercise Dosing to Optimize Recovery and Beyond

This is part one in a two-part series. Regular physical activity and exercise, essential for general health and wellness, is not exclusive of older adults. Underdosing exercise for geriatric patients/clients may jeopardize quality of life,… Read Morearrow_right

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Understanding and Applying Evidence in Exercise Prescription

Understanding and Applying Evidence in Exercise Prescription

This is part two in a two-part series. Regular physical activity and exercise, essential for general health and wellness, is not exclusive of older adults. Underdosing exercise for geriatric patients/clients may jeopardize quality of life,… Read Morearrow_right

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Social Determinants of Health: Why Do They Matter? (Recorded Webinar)

Social Determinants of Health: Why Do They Matter? (Recorded Webinar)

Video Runtime: 58 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 35 Minutes

This course is a recording of a previously hosted live webinar event. Polling and question submission features are not available for this recording. Format… Read Morearrow_right

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