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Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA

Kenneth L.  Miller Instructor Bio:
Dr. Kenneth Miller has been an educator, physical therapist, and consultant for the home health industry for more than 20 years and serves as a guest lecturer, adjunct teaching assistant, and adjunct professor in the DPT program at Touro College in Bay Shore, New York. He has presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the Educational and Leadership Conference of the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy and Education Section of the APTA, and the Annual Conference of the National Association for Home Care and Hospice on a variety of topics, including objective testing, professionalism, interdisciplinary team modeling, osteoporosis, differential diagnosis of dizziness, documentation, patient engagement, student program development, and home health regulations.

He serves as chair of the Practice Committee of the Home Health Section (HHS) of the APTA. As the chair, he led the development of the "Providing Physical Therapy" section in the third edition of the home handbook, the Home Health Student Program Roadmap & Toolkit, and The Home Health Section Toolbox of Standardized Tests & Measures. He is a member of the editorial boards of the GeriNotes publication and of the Journal of Novel Physiotherapy and Physical Medicine, and is a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy and the Journal of Primary Care. Dr. Miller has authored numerous articles for the Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, GeriNotes, and the HHS newsletter, The Quarterly Report.

Kenneth L. Miller's Continuing Education Courses

Using the International Classification of Function, Disability and Health (ICF) as a Map for Geriatric Care

Using the International Classification of Function, Disability and Health (ICF) as a Map for Geriatric Care

The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) is a classification system developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) used to define health and disability across the health continuum using a bio-psychosocial… Read Morearrow_right

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The Impact of Diabetes Mellitus in Geriatric Practice: Part 1

The Impact of Diabetes Mellitus in Geriatric Practice: Part 1

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that 86 million U.S. adults currently have prediabetes leading to an increased risk of developing type 2 Diabetes, Stroke and Heart Disease. Type 2 diabetes is considered a preventable… Read Morearrow_right

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The Impact of Diabetes Mellitus in Geriatric Care: Part 2

The Impact of Diabetes Mellitus in Geriatric Care: Part 2

The Affordable Care Act has mandated health care providers focus on quality care provision and patient outcomes. Accountable care organizations have been created to reduce expenses and improve health by focusing on preventative care. Physical… Read Morearrow_right

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Pharmacology for Geriatric Practice

Pharmacology for Geriatric Practice

Annually in the US, there are about 400,000 preventable adverse drug events that account for $3.5 billion in extra costs. Physical therapists are key members of the interdisciplinary health care team with the knowledge and skills to monitor… Read Morearrow_right

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Functional Assessment and Clinical Decision Making

Functional Assessment and Clinical Decision Making

Up to one-third of adults age 65 or older fall each year, and approximately 20% of those who fall sustain a serious injury. Additionally, depression rates approach 25% in the home care (Medicare age) older adult population which significantly… Read Morearrow_right

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Preventing Readmission With COPD: Transition From Acute to Home Care

Preventing Readmission With COPD: Transition From Acute to Home Care

Readmission to the hospital for patients with COPD is a national concern. It is a problem for hospitals because it comes with a penalty from CMS if the readmission occurs within 30 days of discharge. Patients with COPD require monitoring… Read Morearrow_right

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Preventing Readmission With Heart Failure

Preventing Readmission With Heart Failure

Readmission to the hospital for patients with heart failure is a national concern. It is a problem for hospitals because it comes with a penalty from CMS if the readmission occurs within 30 days of discharge. Patients with heart failure… Read Morearrow_right

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Chronic Disease Management: Therapists' Role in Improving Health Part 1

Chronic Disease Management: Therapists' Role in Improving Health Part 1

Chronic Diseases are considered to be among the costliest, most common and preventable of all health problems. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has implemented the Medicare Readmissions Reduction Program under the authority… Read Morearrow_right

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Chronic Disease Management: Therapists' Role in Improving Health Part 2

Chronic Disease Management: Therapists' Role in Improving Health Part 2

Chronic Diseases are considered to be among the costliest, most common and preventable of all health problems. This two-part series focuses on the management of heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and diabetes mellitus… Read Morearrow_right

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