Physical Therapy: Functional Assessment of the Older Adult, 2e

32.00
Online
Learning Objectives

  • Identify current demographics and health trends among adults age 65 and older.
  • Define health and function of older adults using the WHO International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) model and Schwartz’s “slippery slope” continuum.
  • Based on the ICF model, describe age-related changes in body structure and function, activity, and participation, along with appropriate assessment tools.
  • Based on the ICF model, describe age-related changes in personal and environmental factors, along with appropriate assessment tools.
  • Identify additional factors that may affect the functional assessment of older adults.
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Physical Therapy: Functional Assessment of the Older Adult, 2e

32.00
Learning Objectives

  • Identify current demographics and health trends among adults age 65 and older.
  • Define health and function of older adults using the WHO International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) model and Schwartz’s “slippery slope” continuum.
  • Based on the ICF model, describe age-related changes in body structure and function, activity, and participation, along with appropriate assessment tools.
  • Based on the ICF model, describe age-related changes in personal and environmental factors, along with appropriate assessment tools.
  • Identify additional factors that may affect the functional assessment of older adults.