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Balance Training In Adults: 30 Practical Ideas & Interventions for PTs and OTs

Course: #9580Level: Introductory 2 Hours 2867 Reviews

PTs and OTs have the tools and the education to address balance and fall prevention head-on. Join this passionate presenter in exploring 30 practical ideas and interventions for making balance training amazing.

Course created on February 13, 2024

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 08974; CE Broker/2.0 CE Broker #20-1172510; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Beginner, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list four risk factors linked with an elevated fall risk per the CDC.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify one method to use walking speed to assess safety and list three ways to incorporate dual-task processing into balance training.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify three to four ways to progress an exercise, activity, or movement and three to four evidence-based programs that are proven to help older adults reduce their risk of falling, per the National Council on Aging.


0-15 Minutes Background and review of learning outcomes
15-30 Minutes Risk factors for fall risk
30-45 Minutes Walking speed and other tests useful for assessing balance
45-75 Minutes Dual task processing for balance benefits
75-90 Minutes How to progress exercises, activities, and movements
90-105 Minutes Using layering tools like the 4-walls drill, clocks, pyramids for balance enhancement
105-115 Minutes Structured programs for balance training
115-120 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial disclosures: Andrea Salzman received an honorarium for this course. Non-financial disclosures: Andrea Salzman owns ATU Aquatic Therapy Seminars, a continuing education company.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 08974. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs/contact hours (Introductory level, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.

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