Disciplines: Physical Therapy
Hours: 15 Contact Hours
Item#: QBT15

 

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Wound Healing Fundamentals for the Physical Therapist

Price: $39.95 Hours:4 Contact Hours
Item # Q3501  

Release Date: February 5, 2016

Chronic wounds affect approximately 2% of the population of the United States and present a significant burden to patients, healthcare professionals, and the U.S. healthcare system. More than $50 billion is spent each year on treatment of chronic wounds and the expense is growing rapidly due to increasing healthcare costs, an aging population, and a sharp rise in the incidence of diabetes and obesity worldwide .The total global wound management market is projected to be worth more than $18.5 billion in 2021.

The utilization of the physical therapist as a member of the wound care team has grown, specifically in the hospital-based outpatient department. Physical therapists have much to offer patients with wounds; they can perform an evaluation, differentially diagnose the wound, and using rehabilitation medicine principles, create a comprehensive plan of care that addresses the wound and its underlying etiology.  Physical therapists can debride non-viable tissue with sharp tools and also implement healing strategies such as offloading, positioning, exercise, and range of motion that affect not only the wound environment, but also maximize overall function and quality of life for patients with wounds. The physical therapist can also be a resource for recommending therapies and assistive devices that improve strength, functional mobility, and overall wound healing.  The goal of this intermediate-level course is to provide an in-depth review of wound healing fundamentals so that physical therapists will feel more comfortable performing wound care techniques and more confident treating patients with wounds.

This course reviews the anatomy of the skin, the physiology of wound healing for the acute and chronic wound, skin changes across the lifespan and the implications of these changes for wound healing among older adults.  The phases of the healing trajectory and factors that may limit wound healing are covered to assist the clinician in determining whether a wound is progressing appropriately and how to intervene.  The course describes several chronic wound types and acute burn injuries, wound assessment, and basic management strategies based on wound characteristics.  

This course is designed for both physical therapists and assistants who are new to wound care and those practicing in wound care who would like a review of the fundamentals.  The course provides the learner with a basic knowledge of wound healing and practical applications to guide clinical practice. The learner wishing to treat patients with wounds should further his or her training with more advanced modules on clinical topics.

 

Texas PTs & PTAs - This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1911021TX and meets continuing competence requirements for PT & PTA license renewal in Texas.

California PTs & PTAs – Approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California through Net Education Design, Inc., an agency recognized by the board to approved courses that meet Physical Therapy Regulations 1399.96.

Ohio PTs & PTAs – Approved by the Ohio Physical Therapy Association, Approval #17S5716

Pennsylvania PTs & PTAs – Approved for 3 general hours and 1 direct access hour, Approval #PTCE012571

Oklahoma PTs & PTAs - Approved by the Oklahoma State Board of Physical Therapy, Approval #201710633 

Florida PTs & PTAs – The Florida Board of Physical Therapy accepts this course based on its pre-approval by the Ohio PT Association.

Nonarthritic Hip Pain: Current Concepts in Conservative and Postoperative Rehabilitation

Price: $39.95 Hours:4 Contact Hours
Item # Q3503  

Release Date: March 23, 2016

Nonarthritic hip joint pain can be due to a variety of intra-articular pathologies, including acetabular labral tears, femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), structural instability, chondral lesions, loose bodies and ligamentum teres tears. Acetabular labral tears and FAI have recently received a significant amount of attention as potential sources of hip pain in the absence of osteoarthritis at the hip in younger and more athletic populations. Nonarthritic hip pain may lead to avoidance of or decreased participation in a variety of activities and a significant reduction in an individual’s quality of life. There has also been increased interest in the identification and understanding of the underlying mechanisms leading to the development of acetabular labral tears. Physical therapists have an integral role in the early identification of nonarthritic hip symptoms, accurate diagnoses allowing for more effective treatment and rehabilitation, and in providing education specific to activity modification and injury risk reduction.

Although advancements in imaging technology and protocols have allowed improved understanding and identification of underlying causes of hip pain, there remains a lack of evidence relating specific abnormalities identified with symptoms and functional limitations. Despite increasing awareness and available evidence related to nonarthritic hip pain, diagnosis and efficient management remain challenging. In fact, on average it takes 21 months for individuals to receive a definitive diagnosis after the onset of their pain/symptoms. This delay results in increased frustration for the individual as well as significant reductions in his or her activity levels. If clinicians are made aware of meaningful subjective reports and findings during examination, the efficiency of medical care for this population should improve.   

The information in this intermediate-level course focuses mainly on FAI and acetabular labral tears with some discussion of hip instability, chondral injury, and commonly related extra-articular pathologies. In addition, this course covers the pertinent anatomy, evidence-supported evaluation techniques, and conservative and postoperative rehabilitation, as well as return-to-sport considerations and functional activities, specific to this population.

 

Texas PTs & PTAs - This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1911021TX and meets continuing competence requirements for PT & PTA license renewal in Texas.

Pennsylvania PTs & PTAs – Course Approval #PTCE011767

California PTs & PTAsCalifornia PTs & PTAs – Approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California through Net Education Design, Inc., an agency recognized by the board to approved courses that meet Physical Therapy Regulations 1399.96.Ohio PTs & PTAs – Approved by the Ohio Physical Therapy Association, Approval #17S5739
Florida PTs & PTAs - Course Approval #CE17-575633
Oklahoma PTs & PTAs - Approved by the Oklahoma State Board of Physical Therapy, Approval #201710637

Florida PTs & PTAs – The Florida Board of Physical Therapy accepts this course based on its pre-approval by the Ohio PT Association.

Concussion Management: A Comprehensive Evidence-Based Approach for the Physical Therapist

Price: $39.95 Hours:4 Contact Hours
Item # Q3519  

Release Date: September 19, 2017

This intermediate course is designed for practicing physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who work with individuals with acute and chronic concussion. This course will be most beneficial for the clinician who has a basic knowledge of concussion and concussion management, but has not recently reviewed the current literature in concussion care that includes the significant changes in the classification of concussion and the approach to diagnosis that considers the complexity of concussion and the need for individualized patient centered care. Gaps in knowledge that have been identified in physical therapy practice include the role of neuroimaging in concussion, the understanding of current guidelines and definitions of concussion, how to identify and design interventions based on individual examination results, and the prescription of individualized graded return to activity and sport. This course will provide a more comprehensive evidenced based understanding of the complex nature of concussion including the pathophysiology of concussion, physiologic, cervicogenic, and vestibulo-ocular dysfunction that may result, the current suggested classification methods, an understanding of the shift in recommended timelines for rest and return to activity, and the tools necessary for evidenced based examination and treatment. 


Texas PTs & PTAs - This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1911021TX and meets continuing competence requirements for PT & PTA license renewal in Texas.

Common Chronic Health Conditions Associated With Aging

Price: $29.95 Hours:3 Contact Hours
Item # Q3544  

Release Date: July 18, 2017

This basic-level course is designed to assist healthcare professionals in encouraging, teaching, and guiding older adults with chronic conditions to practice healthy lifestyles. This course explores common chronic conditions associated with aging, and discusses how healthcare professionals can help older adults manage these conditions and enhance health. Included is a look at the emotional effects of coping with loss, disability, and chronic conditions. Depression and bereavement are described, along with the stages of grief and methods of distinguishing among them. Because the incidence of cancer increases with age, preventive cancer screening and prevention guidelines for older adults are presented. Prevention, treatment of, and coping with such common problems as hearing loss, hypertension, and incontinence are also discussed. Because stroke, arthritis, and osteoporosis all have the potential to negatively affect functional status, these conditions are also reviewed to help promote healthy aging.

It is rare for an older adult to live a long life without any of the concerns presented in this chapter. Memory problems are discussed, including differentiating between normal aging changes and cognitive impairment. By taking preventive measures and practicing positive health habits, fewer older adults will face these issues. The information presented in this course is designed to help healthcare professionals guide older adults to a healthy lifestyle.


This course is an extract of, and should not be taken in conjunction with, Q3540 - Healthy Aging, 2nd Edition.

Texas PTs & PTAs - This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1911021TX and meets continuing competence requirements for PT & PTA license renewal in Texas.

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