2020 Making Rehabilitation Clinical Decisions with the Medically Complex Patient
- Date(s): May 16, 2020 – May 17, 2020
- Times: Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm, Sunday 8:00-12:00pm
Regional One Health
6555 Quince Rd
Memphis, TN 38119
Rehabilitation Therapists are often called upon to work with patients who have complex medical conditions, a variety of monitors, diagnostic limitations and medical considerations which all effect the movement system. This course will be systems based review of complex medical conditions and how these conditions can effect patient participation in therapy. Considerations and evidence based evaluation, treatment, and management of patients with complex medical conditions will be discussed via the use of lecture and interactive case study discussion.
- Describe the inter-professional relationships in the typical intensive care unit.
- Describe the medical equipment encountered in the acute care setting
- Describe the common pathologies and pathophysiology of the cardiovascular, respiratory musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, integumentary, gastrointestinal, genitourinary and endocrine systems and their effect on the movement system.
- Demonstrate understanding of EKG interpretation
- Perform active, active assistive and passive forms or airway clearance.
- Perform system specific examination integrating diagnosis, lab results and radiological results into evaluation, plan of care and progression through the continuum of care.
- Incorporate the system specific surgical and medical procedures into the plan of care know their effect on movement.
- Describe evidence based interventions specific to the system being discussed and integrate interventions with those for other systems of the body.
Jamie Dyson, PT, DPTIntended Audience:
The information presented in this course is clinically relevant for Physical Therapist (PT), Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Occupational Therapist (OT), Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA), and Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) practitioners working in the acute care environment.
Disclaimer: Registrations from individuals with clinical designations not listed in the intended audience for this course may be subject to removal from the course roster without a full refund. See Brooks IHL Course Policies and Procedures for details. If you are unsure or have questions related to the intended audience, please email info@BrooksIHL.org and we will be happy to help clarify!CEUs:
This course is approved for 12 contact hours (1.2 CEUs) by the following boards:
- Florida Physical Therapy Association
- Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
- Florida Board of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology
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