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Rich Briggs, PT, MA

Rich Briggs Instructor Bio:
Richard Briggs PT, MA has a clinical practice specializing in palliative care and hospice for the past 30 years. He has taught at the APTA National Conference and Combined Sections Meeting, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) Clinical and Management Conferences, the California Hospice Foundation, and is Adjunct Faculty at California State University, Sacramento.

His articles have been published in Rehabilitation Oncology, Home Health Section Quarterly, NHPCO Insights and Complementary Therapies Handbook, Geriatric Physical Therapy 3rd Edition, and Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. He has served as chair of the NHPCO Allied Therapist Section and founded the APTA Hospice and Palliative Care SIG.

Rich Briggs's Continuing Education Courses

Hospice and Palliative Care: A Primer

Hospice and Palliative Care: A Primer

This course is part of our GCS Prep-Program. Learn more about the full prep-program here: MedBridge GCS Prep-Program.

Physical, occupational, and speech therapy are in their essence palliative,… Read Morearrow_right

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Hospice and Palliative Care: Transitions from Rehab to End of Life

Hospice and Palliative Care: Transitions from Rehab to End of Life

This course is part of our GCS Prep-Program. Learn more about the full prep-program here: MedBridge GCS Prep-Program.

End of life issues are challenging to therapists when they arise in any… Read Morearrow_right

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What's Up With Falling Down?

What's Up With Falling Down?

How does a person with the decline inherent in aging, progressive disease, or a terminal illness continue to maintain mobility, safety, and independence in the face of the affronts to their physical ability and personal dignity? Falls,… Read Morearrow_right

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Hospice and Palliative Care: Conversations at the Bedside

Hospice and Palliative Care: Conversations at the Bedside

This course is part of our GCS Prep-Program. Learn more about the full prep-program here: MedBridge GCS Prep-Program.

Questions frequently arise during care of seriously ill and declining… Read Morearrow_right

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Hospice and Palliative Care: Being With Loss

Hospice and Palliative Care: Being With Loss

This course is part of our GCS Prep-Program. Learn more about the full prep-program here: MedBridge GCS Prep-Program.

Therapists often work with seriously ill patients affected by trauma,… Read Morearrow_right

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