FREE CEU for Social Workers and Case Managers

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Amputees: Living Life to the Fullest

This CEU will educate social workers and case managers on the fundamentals of amputee rehabilitation and resources that will play an imperative role in patients’ everyday lives. With the incidence of diabetes and peripheral vascular disease escalating around the country, social workers and case managers are faced with the challenge of helping these patients return to their lives in the most functional way possible. During this course, we will discuss various classifications of amputations, types of prosthetic devices, common complications, phantom limb pain, and life-altering resources. After this course, social workers and case managers will have the knowledge to empower amputees to live life to the fullest, despite all obstacles.

APPROVALS

Social Workers: This course, “Amputees – Living Live to the Fullest’, Approval # 06092022-17, provided by Back Home Safely, LLC, is approved for continuing education by the New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative, which is administered by NASW-NJ. Social workers will receive one (1) non-clinical continuing education hour for participating in this course. CE Approval Collaborative Approval Period: June 09, 2022, through August 31st, 2024.

Case Managers: This program has been approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CM board-certified case managers. Case managers will receive one (1) continuing education contact hour for participating in this course. The course is approved for 1.0 CE Contact Hour. Activity Code: I00050689 Approval # 22000-1535 To claim these CUs, log into your CE Center account at www.ccmcertification.org.

In order to receive credit, a survey of the CEU will be required.

SPEAKERS

Karen Frank, PT & Gregg Frank, OTR/L, Home Improvement Contractor, Certified Aging in Place Specialist 

Karen and Gregg Frank have dedicated their practice for the past 15 years to creating safe and accessible environments for people with mobility and safety challenges. Their NJ-based company, Back Home Safely, evaluates homes for any accessibility or safety needs. Their staff of skilled carpenters can then complete any of the recommended projects. The Franks strive to make it possible for people to remain living in the homes they love with the goal of reducing falls, and optimizing accessibility, and caregiver injuries. They use a patient-centered approach by focusing on the patient’s unique functional abilities, the patient’s goals, and the environment in which they live.