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!
Associate Certified Coach (ACC) - International Coaching Federation
Certified Professional Coach - International Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC)
Certified Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult - APTA Geriatric Academy
8 to Great Power Coach - Insight Inc.
Doctor of Physical Therapy - Boston University, 2007
Bachelor of Health Science-Physical Therapy - University of Missouri, Columbia, 1993
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
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
American Physical Therapy Association
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
2018 – 2020 Secretary District 22 Chapter 99
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.