At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:
List three (3) strategies for decreasing sedentary behavior in an individuals’ daily life.
Select three (3) interventions for addressing sedentary behavior/physical activity levels for persons living in long-term care settings.
Identify two (2) barriers to minimizing sedentary behaviors in medically complex individuals.
At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will demonstrate knowledge about constructing a therapy program for medically complex older adults by passing a quiz with a score of 85% or greater accuracy.
Brittany Phillips, PT, DPT, OCS
Dr. Brittany Phillips works as an orthopedic physical therapist and is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She treats a diverse patient population, including patients with orthopedic and post-operative conditions, sports rehabilitation, as well as neurologic conditions and oncology. She holds a certification as a LSVT Big physical therapist, focusing on the treatment of patients with Parkinson’s disease. In addition to her role as a clinician, Brittany serves as a Certified Clinical Instructor (CCI) for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant students and was recently a finalist for the Florida Clinical Instructor of the Year.