Dr. Kenneth Miller has been an educator, physical therapist and consultant for the home health industry for over 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 home handbook, Third Edition, Home health student program road map and tool kit and the home health section objective test toolbox. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of the GeriNotes publication and 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 Quarterly Report Newsletters.
|6:00pm-6:15pm||Chapter 1: Introduction and Background of the Problem|
|6:15pm-6:35pm||Chapter 2: Heart Failure - Assessment and Interventions – Best Practices – Clinical Practice Guidelines|
|6:35pm-6:55pm||Chapter 3: COPD – Assessment and Interventions – Best Practices – Clinical Practice Guidelines|
|6:55pm-7:15pm||Chapter 4: Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome, Sarcopenia and Frailty|
|7:25pm-8:25pm||Chapter 5: Exercise Prescription and Patient Engagement|
|8:25pm-8:35pm||Chapter 6: Case Scenario|
|8:35pm-9:05pm||Chapter 7: Conclusion and Q and A|