Documentation Essentials Part 03: Goal Writing


This course will teach therapists to write clear, measurable and achievable goals that will assist in demonstrating progress in the medical record.

Course Goal:

The participant will be able to write a personalized goal for a patient that is individualized, objective and demonstrates a strong relation to function.

Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Identify the five essential components of writing a good therapy goal
  • Write a long-term goal that demonstrates the expected outcome with the therapy plan of care
  • Produce effective documentation to support when a goal is not being met in a timely fashion, in order to support the medical necessity of therapy services

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