A couple weeks ago I had to do a progress note on another PT's patient (something I don't enjoy). Typically I just re-take the measurements and continue with the treatment, but if a significant lack of progress has been noticed, I may adjust the plan of care. It is not an easy task or decision to make, changing a treatment plan, but we must look out for the patient, especially if we notice something is missing that is essential to the care. There are various ways you can accomplish this. You can speak with the regular PT about your findings with recommendations, include your findings and recommendations in the note (if you are unable to speak to the PT before the next treatment session), or sometimes adjust the plan right there...CONTINUE READING..
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