ORTHOPEDIC PACKAGE - 20 CE HOURS - QAT20

$139.95

CE hours will be awarded until this package's expiration date of 3/10/2020.

Appropriate for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, this 20-hour package of continuing education courses focuses on orthopedic topics. Six individual courses cover total hip and knee arthroplasty rehabilitation concepts, rotator cuff interventions, ACL rehabilitation, knee osteoarthritis, and adhesive capsulitis.

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ACL Injury, Surgery, and Rehabilitation: A Science-Based Approach 2nd Ed. - Q3535
The purpose of this intermediate-level course is to provide physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with an overview of th...

The purpose of this intermediate-level course is to provide physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with an overview of the etiology and risk factors of isolated ACL injuries; to discuss pertinent clinical examination, classification, and prognosis after ACL injuries and reconstruction; and to review interventions relevant to successful outcomes after injury or surgery.

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Adhesive Capsulitis: Physical Therapy Diagnosis and Intervention, 2nd Ed. - Q3536
This intermediate level course developed for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants, describes the most recent findings in ...

This intermediate level course developed for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants, describes the most recent findings in functional anatomy of the shoulder, provides an overview of adhesive capsulitis, including its etiology and epidemiology, and offers an up-to-date, evidence-based foundation for the diagnosis and intervention of adhesive capsulitis.

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Evidence based Management of Knee Osteoarthritis - Q3527
This intermediate level course provides physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with up-to date, evidence-based informatio...

This intermediate level course provides physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with up-to date, evidence-based information pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of knee OA. Although this course will be most applicable to physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who work with older individuals in outpatient settings, the increased incidence of OA makes the information in this course relevant to therapists in a variety of settings. Even therapists who specialize and treat patients in areas other than orthopaedic settings will likely encounter individuals whose OA affects their participation, mobility, or function.

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Rotator Cuff Injuries and Interventions: A Physical Therapy Perspective - Q3510
The purpose of this course is to provide physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with a current, comprehensive overview of...

The purpose of this course is to provide physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with a current, comprehensive overview of rotator cuff injuries and the role of physical therapy examination, diagnosis and interventions, as well as review alternative and surgical approaches to the problem. This course will provide an in-depth review of relevant shoulder anatomy and biomechanics, examine potential causes for rotator cuff pathology, describe treatment techniques commonly used in individuals with rotator cuff pathology, and review indications and complications relating to rotator cuff surgery. The focus of this intermediate-level course is to explore the current best evidence to assist in reducing the deficits in knowledge related to the cause of rotator cuff pathology, provide updated evidence related to diagnostic accuracy and effective interventions while highlighting the areas still in need of future research.

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Total Hip Arthroplasty: Current Concepts in Pre and Postsurgical Physical Therapy - Q3511
This course will provide physical therapists and physical therapy assistants with a comprehensive overview of THA. At the end of this co...

This course will provide physical therapists and physical therapy assistants with a comprehensive overview of THA. At the end of this course the learner will be able to identify the anatomy of the hip as it pertains to THA, describe the most recent advances in surgical approaches for THA, and gain an improved understanding of how different types of prosthetic implants, methods of fixation, and surgical techniques influence the ability of patients to participate in rehabilitation and achieve the desired clinical goals for functional independence. Additionally the learner will be able to describe the role of PT both in the preoperative and postoperative phases for the patient undergoing THA and be able to describe an optimal rehabilitation program for these time periods based on current research. Clinical cases presented will facilitate the learner being able to select appropriate rehabilitative strategies following THA.

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Total Knee Arthroplasty: Current Concepts in Physical Therapy Management - Q3509
In the United States, total knee arthroplasty is one of the most common elective surgical procedures with more than 700,000 procedures p...

In the United States, total knee arthroplasty is one of the most common elective surgical procedures with more than 700,000 procedures performed each year. Research is ongoing, but most experts contend that for the most successful postoperative outcome, rehabilitation is an essential component of recovery. Physical therapists must have an in-depth knowledge of current best practice for this population to maximize their return to function and quality of life.