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Physical therapists play an important role in decreasing the 30 day acute care hospital readmission rate in terms of determining patients’ discharge disposition in inpatient facilities. This webinar will review the continuum of care concept using the transitional care model and will discuss the changes in home health in the new healthcare environment

At the conclusion of the program, the participant will be able to: 

  • Identify the role of physical therapists in decreasing the 30 day acute care hospital readmit date as far as discharge planning and case management is concerned when determining patient’s discharge disposition. 
  • Determine the different transitional care levels using the continuum of care concept in discharge planning of therapists in different facilities. 
  • Determine what changes there are and what will happen in the home health setting in the new healthcare environment 
  • Identify patients who may qualify for short term home health to decrease 30 day acute care readmission. 
  • Identify strategies to decrease discharge to SNF rate for inpatient rehab facilities.