Training & Clinical Development
Marsha Scrogum, Clinical Consultant and Senior Physical Therapist
Marsha, RPT, MA is our Clinical Consultant and Senior Physical Therapist with over 30 years experience in health care. She has extensive experience in the field of rehabilitation and has literally worked in every possible setting throughout her career. Marsha also has a Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. She has been a therapist, a supervisor, and a manager for large and small therapy companies, a comprehensive head injury corporation, home health agencies, and acute care hospitals. One of Marsha’s primary areas of expertise in addition to physical therapy is in clinical program development.
Our Clinical Consultant, Specialist, and Training Coordinators have developed many specialized programs in areas such as:
- Pre-operative hip and knee classes
- Wellness & Senior Health Clubs
- Specialized programs for persons with Alzheimer’s’ Disease
- Continence Programs (and many more!)
Marsha can be reached at 1-888-362-8704, extension 258.
Allison Christian, RPT, centrally located in Kansas City, is our Director of Clinical Processes,. Allison received her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University in 1998. Since graduating, she has provided Physical Therapy and various management positions in skilled nursing and long term care facilities in Missouri and Kansas. Allison supports our therapists and clinical specialists throughout the company in providing clinical training and education to staff in documentation, clinical reasoning, development of comprehensive evaluations and treatments as well as developing the clinical aspects of our automated clinical software. As the Director of Clinical Processes, Allison plays a critical and active role in Key Rehab’s quality assurance program and in enabling Key Rehab to be prepared to quickly and effectively address and respond to Medicare Medical Review issues if they arise, such as Additional Development Requests, CERT reviews, and RAC audits. Allison can be reached at AChristian@keyrehab.com or at 1-888-362-8704, extension 401.
Heather Steed, LPT is our Clinical Specialist for Central and Western Kansas. Her office is located in Wichita, Kansas. Heather graduated from Wichita State University with a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 2000. She has worked with the geriatric population since graduation in multiple settings including: home health, assisted living, rehabilitation centers, and skilled nursing facilities within Kansas. Heather assists our therapy staff with quality documentation, training on Medicare PPS, and clinical reasoning and in developing and implementing comprehensive therapy plans of care. As a clinical specialist, Heather plays a critical role in Key Rehab’s quality assurance program and in enabling Key Rehab to be prepared to quickly and effectively address and respond to Medicare Medical Review issues as they arise, such as Additional Development Requests and RAC audits. Heather is frequently accompanied by her registered therapy dog, Dixie. She can be reached at HSteed@keyrehab.com or at 1-888-362-8704, extension 315.
Deb Nygard, RPT, is Regional Supervisor for Tennessee and our Clinical Training Coordinator. She splits her time between Chattanooga and Key’s home office in Murfreesboro. Deb graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA and has 34 years of PT experience in geriatric, pediatric and head injury settings. Once Deb began concentrating in the long term care setting, her experience led her to become the Clinical Practice Director for a rehab company, manager of the rehab department in a SNF, and then to a traveling PT. Deb can be reached at DNygard@keyrehab.com or at 1-888-362-8704, extension 446.