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Fall Prevention-AZ

September 24 @ 7:30 am 4:00 pm America/Arizona

Course Description:

This 7-hour course is designed for therapists who intend to perform screening, examination, and treatment intervention management of older people who are at risk for falls or who have fallen. Current evidence-based practice will be explored and discussed to transition into a practical and useable format through lectures, problem-solving, case studies, video experiences, and interactive discussions.

Instructor: Ann Newstead, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, NCS, CEEAA
Dr. Newstead who is American Physical Therapy board certified in Geriatrics and Neurological Physical Therapist (through 2025). She received her Vestibular Rehabilitation Certification (2008) and APTA Certified Exercise Expert in Aging Adults (2011). Dr. Newstead has been a Physical Therapist since 1979. Dr. Newstead has worked in rehabilitation inpatient, outpatient, research, educational, and home health settings, participated in clinical or didactic faculty positions (1992 – 2016). She retired from UT Health Science Center in 2010. She opened her own practice, AHNew Physical Therapy in 2017, with a focus on aging adults who has challenges with balance and walking (2017-present

520 S Higley Rd.
Mesa, Arizona 85206
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