About Vicki

I believe in continual growth and education - for myself and others because that is how lives improve.  My career path has been amazing and varied.  

What gets me excited and living my best life?

Coaching people and seeing the light bulb of new insight

Public Speaking to educate and inspire positive change

Here's the formal information about me!

Certifications

Associate Certified Coach (ACC)International Coaching Federation

Certified Professional CoachInternational Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC)

Certified Exercise Expert for the Aging AdultAPTA Geriatric Academy

8 to Great Power CoachInsight Inc.

Formal Education

Doctor of Physical Therapy - Boston University, 2007

Bachelor of Health Science-Physical Therapy - University of Missouri, Columbia, 1993

Professional Experience

In Progress Coaching - Owner – CEO

  • Coaching leaders to develop skills to improve personal and team performance

North Kansas City Hospital - Home Health

Home Health IT Consultant

  • Responsible for training and support for new Application Analyst for Home Health

Sr. Application Analyst

  • Project management: Home Health Software conversion (Cerner to Delta)

  • Primary Analyst supporting Delta – Crescendo Clinical, Financial, and scheduling software, Home Health Cerner Home and Community EMR, Company Mileage, SHP, Medtronic RPM, Krames, Elsevier

  • Strategist evaluating integration and software utilization -Home Health Department

  • Process analysis to reduce business throughput and improve clinician workflows. 

  • Responsible for all home care staff end user training and material development

  • Responsible for upgrade process planning and implementation

Interim Clinical System Coordinator

  • Project management: Home Health Software conversion (Carefacts to Cerner)

  • Home Health Application Analyst/Application Administrator

Rehab Supervisor

  • 32 Direct reports PT, PTA, OT, SLP, Team Assistant

  • Home Health Rehab Program development, utilization, regulatory education

  • Collaboration with progressive interdisciplinary leadership team

Staff Physical Therapist

  • Direct patient care provider

Rockhurst University - Adjunct Faculty

  • Chronic Disease and Exercise for undergraduates in the Exercise Science Program

Rodan and Fields - Consultant

  • Skin Care Company sales presentations and customer service.

Fifty Plus Fitness-Health and Wellness - Owner

  • Physical Therapist owned concern promoting physical health and wellness in the over 50 community via personal fitness evaluation and program instruction.

Progressive Therapy Education - Instructor

  • Independent contractor providing continuing education classes (see below for topics)

LW Consulting - Consultant

  • Independent contractor providing Homecare Webinar presentations on utilization of OASIS scrubber software to evaluate and improve patient outcomes.

The Corridor Group - Consultant

  • Independent contractor providing Homecare Webinar content and presentations.

International Weightlifting Association - Instructor

  • Independent contractor providing continuing education classes on strength training

Liberty Hospital-Home Health - Staff Physical Therapist

Mountain Valley Physical Therapy-Outpatient/Home Health - Staff Physical Therapist

Parkview Episcopal Medical Center - Staff Physical Therapist: Acute Rehabilitation-15 Bed Unit/Acute Care

Memberships

American Physical Therapy Association

Geriatric Academy

Website Committee 2012-2016

Regional Course Committee 2010-2014 - Committee Co-Chair 2012-2014

Regional Course Coordinator, Central Region 2010 -2012

Home Health Section

Health Policy and Administration Section

International Coaching Federation - International

International Coaching Federation – Heartland Chapter

Toastmasters International

            2018 – 2020 Secretary District 22 Chapter 99

Publications

Budd, E. Landers, V. Laningham, B. Miller, K.  (2015, January).  Professionalism and the Electronic Medical Record: View from Home Health, Gerinotes, 27-32.

Landers, V. (2021, June 20). No One Way to be a PT [web blog]. https://www.apta.org/article/2021/06/10/no-one-way-to-be-a-pt.