Chapter Updates regarding COVID 19

4.8.2020

We are using this page to add updates regarding our profession and COVID 19.

Please follow us on Facebook @rhodeislandapta for current updates as well.

 

As healthcare providers, you must make decisions regarding patient safety and the safety of yourself and loved ones.  Below are some links to resources to assist you in maintaining care for your patients at the highest and safest level. 

Masks (April 4) 

On March 31st Governor Raimondo stated that all health care providers should wear masks. On contacting the Health Care Commissioner for clarification the following message was provided: 

RIDOH recommends that health providers wear masks if possible. They understand the supply issue and hope to have enough to distribute. The final thought was that agencies and facilities are providing their providers with masks if they have them. 


 Telehealth 

Rhode Island specific:


 

CARES Act


 Pulmonary Rehab and Acute Care resources

Lines, Tubes, Ventilators and Diagnostic Screening For Stability vs Instability: Free course from ERI

Pulmonary Medicine and Rehabilitation resources provided by Sean Collins (editor in chief for Cardiopulmonary PT Journal)


 

General COVID 19 Resources 

Outpatient Practice Resources


 Medicaid and Medicare Resources:

 School Based Therapy Resources

Early Intervention Resources

APTA Pediatrics COVID-19 Resources


Acute Care Resources

Home Care Resources

 


 American Health Care Association


 

The latest guidance documents issued by CMS related to COVID 19 following President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency:

 

 
 


4/3/2020
Messages from APTA RI President regarding COVID 19
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