FREE Social Workers and Case Managers CEU

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This CEU will educate the participant on the fundamentals of amputee rehabilitation and resources that will play an imperative role in their patients’ everyday occupations. With the incidents 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.

In order to receive credit, it is required you complete this form which contains both, the class survey and quiz. If you are a Case Manager, you will need to provide your license number before you submit the quiz and survey.

APPROVALS

Social Workers: Social workers will receive one (1) non-clinical continuing education hour for participating in this course. In order to receive credit, the state will require completion of both, a ten-question quiz and a survey of the class.

Case Managers: This program has also been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM board-certified case managers. Case managers will receive one (1) continuing education contact hour for participating in this course. This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM board-certified Case Manager. The course is approved for 1.0 CE Contact Hour. Activity Code: I00046602 Approval Number: 210001971 To claim these CEUs, log into your CE Center account at www.ccmcertification.org.

SPEAKERS

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

Karen and Gregg Frank have dedicated their practice for the past 14 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, 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.