7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Introduction, Statistics, causes, consequences of obesity and chronic diseases and the relationship to inflammation and metabolism.
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Best practice (Guidelines) for weight loss treatment and therapeutic intervention, scope of practice
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 –11:15 a.m. Assessment tools (i.e. standardized musculoskeletal tests, ROM, BP, BMI, body fat %, pulse…)
11:15 – noon Assessment Lab
noon – 1 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Understanding, interpreting and analyzing assessments, Creating treatment plan. Exercise prescription.
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Exercise as medicine: Effective exercise therapy for weight loss and reduction of chronic disease
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Therapeutic exercise Lab: Exercise Progressions and modifications, case study
3:45 – 4:15 p.m. Non Surgical and Surgical interventions for weight loss; case study
4:15 – 5:00 p.m. Pre and post bariatric surgery assessment and exercise protocols; surgical videos.
1) Identify at least three consequences of obesity.
2) Explain the relationship between obesity, chronic disease and inflammation.
3) List the five stages of change essential in creating better habits.
4) Choose the most successful strategies to change behaviors as related to health and wellness.
5) Be able to describe at least two signs of chronic inflammation.
6) Choose and perform appropriate screening/ systems review, and tests and measures for patients with diagnoses of chronic disease and obesity.
7) Design appropriate treatment interventions for weight loss, inflamation and chronic disease.
8) Describe effective, evidence-based, dietary interventions for inflammation, chronic disease
9) Select appropriate equipment based on medical history and functional level.
10) Be able to effectively market the program and utilize appropriate reimbursement procedures.
Course Directors: Jill Hurley, OTR/L, CHT is licensed in the state of Louisiana with 25 years experience. She is founder/CEO of Healthē Habits for Living. Jill is a member of The American Occupational Therapy Association, The American Society of Bariatric Physicians, and The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. She was the 2011 Women in Business Champion by the Small Business Administration. She earned her degrees in psychology from Louisiana State University and in Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern California.
Kerry Hoffpauir, PT, MTC, CSCS is licensed in the state of Louisiana as a Physical Therapist with 18 years experience. She graduated from the Louisiana State University Health Science Center with a degree in Physical Therapy and earned her Manual Therapy Certification through the University of St. Augustine. She is also certified through the NSCA as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist. In addition to her role as a Physical Therapist, she works as a Program Developer for Healthe Habits for Living, a Physical and Occupational Therapy Clinic specializing in providing a unique, comprehensive lifestyle intervention program for patients diagnosed with chronic disease including obesity and associated co-morbidities. She is an experienced speaker and has taught continuing education courses across the country.
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Sign in
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Calories, Nutrition assessment
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Superfoods, inflammation
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 – Noon Healthy cooking/spices, sample recipes
Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Real world eating, food labels, food industry
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 – 3: 30 p.m. Genetics, stages of change, creating habits, time management, managing stress, behavioral strategies, hands on activities
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Resources and equipment recommendations
4:00 – 4:30 p.m. Marketing to doctors, ICD-10, reimbursements and questions
4:30 – 5:00 p.m. Questions and Answers; Post test and survey