This course provides current information on general outcomes through the FMA. It gives the principles and applications for utilizing the tool in the current working environment with complex rehab technology users. It also will show current data and performance of how users are tracked and monitored for specific types of outcomes like wounds, falls, and hospital remittance.
The participant will be able to identify 10 different ways data from the FMA/UDS mobility registry can be utilized.
The participant will be able to identify three iterations of the FMA/UDS tool.
The participant will be able to describe three benefits of utilizing the registry and one discrete analysis from the data set.
Greg A. Packer is President of U.S. Rehab, VGM Group Inc.’s alliance for high-tech rehab providers. His background, which includes sales management for Pride Mobility Products Corp. and Biocore Medical Technologies, Inc., provides him with an understanding of both the sales and product areas of rehabilitation technology. Additionally, he currently serves as Vice President of NCART, he also served three terms in the Kansas House of Representatives, so is familiar with the regulatory and governmental issues facing the rehab/HME industries. A graduate of Iowa State University, Ames, he received his master of business administration degree from Baker University, Baldwin City, Kan.