2251G0304X Taxonomy Code - Geriatrics

Taxonomy Code

Code: 2251G0304X

Type: Respiratory, Developmental, Rehabilitative and Restorative Service Providers

Classification: Physical Therapist

Specialization: Geriatrics

Level: Level III - Area of Specialization

Definition: A licensed physical therapist, including but not limited to an individual who is a Board Certified Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy, who has demonstrated specialized knowledge and skill in the comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment and evidence-based management of movement in aging adults. This includes, but is not limited to, specialized knowledge in and consideration of normal age-related changes and pathological manifestations across all systems; cognition and mental health; polypharmacy; fall risk mitigation; bone health; healthy and active aging, and socioeconomic and health policy issues affecting aging adults. The geriatric physical therapist is an integral part of the interdisciplinary geriatric team and serves as an advocate for the highest level of well-being for the older adult.

Version: NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 20.0

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2251H1200X Physical Therapist Hand
2251H1300X Physical Therapist Human Factors
2251N0400X Physical Therapist Neurology
2251P0200X Physical Therapist Pediatrics
2251S0007X Physical Therapist Sports
2251X0800X Physical Therapist Orthopedic

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