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Leadership and Vision

Leadership Academy definitely helped me grow and become a leader for my team, my facility and for Infinity Rehab.  It has given me the tools to continue to grow my leadership skills beyond the classroom and to help others grow as leaders, clinicians and innovators.  I have learned about our values as individuals and teams and how they tie in with not only the company vision but our own visions for various projects. The development of a vision helps guide us, excite us and engage us to reach the vision’s goal.  I learned about leadership techniques and communication styles and … Continue reading

First Annual SW Symposium: Therapists Beat the Heat by Staying in the Classroom

Annual SW Symposium

Thank you to all our Southwest Symposium attendees for making our first SW Symposium a success.  We had 113 therapist in attendance, which nearly matched the high temperature of 115 in Tempe, Arizona that day! Attendees had the chance to earn a total of 7 CEUs by attending these courses: •A Potion for Locomotion (Kay Wing, PT): What does research say about neuroplasticity as it relates to motor learning? What is the evidence behind gait training and the benefits of body weight support systems? What is the 6th vital sign? •Allen Cognitive Testing (Michael Rackham, OTR): Can you assess a … Continue reading

Announcement: Dates for 2012 Continuing Education Symposiums!

2012 Symposium Logo

At Infinity Rehab, we are passionate about education. We believe in providing therapists with innovative and evidence-based knowledge that is immediately relevant to practice. Infinity Rehab University has been formally established as a vehicle to enhance educational opportunities for our employees and our community. One of our highlights each year is our annual symposium. Over 600 therapists attended our weekend events in Portland and Chicago in the early part of 2011. We are happy to announce the dates and locations for the 2012 Continuing Education Symposiums. Northwest March 10-11, 2012 Red Lion, Jantzen Beach, OR __________________________________________________________________ Midwest April 14, 2012 … Continue reading

Medbox Medication Assessment: Reducing Preventable ER Trips Through Patient Empowerment

According to a recent report from the National Center for Health Statistics, 40 percent of visits to the emergency room (ER) by nursing facility residents were “potentially preventable.” With a heightened focus on reducing those preventable trips to the ER, one area that comes under scrutiny is that of medication management. Self-administration of medication is an area that is frequently overlooked when attempting to reduce the amount of preventable trips to the ER. Often, elderly clients have several physicians and specialists who all have prescribed one or more medications to manage chronic conditions. Sometimes the sheer amount of medications can … Continue reading