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Acute Care Rehabilitation
Cost: $495.00 – 20 Contact Hours
This seminar provides a current update on the latest information on rehabilitation in the acute care setting. As in all practice settings, acute care rehabilitation is continuously evolving. From the various entry points into the acute care setting to discharge, rehabilitation plays an integral role. Therapists are being relied upon more and more to make significant contributions to the medical team, and frequently are the determining factor in hospital length of stay. This seminar is designed to give clinical information for therapists working in, or returning to working in the acute care setting. In addition, the seminar will offer practical tips and higher level problem solving skills that will benefit therapists working in this setting. The seminar will utilize lecture and case study to discuss the role of physical therapy in the acute care setting. Current literature review will be presented to lend strength to decision making in this challenging environment.
Effectively execute neurological, orthopedic, and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation in 3 days when the patient is unstable.
Produce documentation that meets the needs of all consumers of information in the acute care setting.
Formulate the most appropriate and ef cient evaluation and treatment plans for acutely ill, neurological, orthopedic and cardiopulmonary geriatric patients.
Make sound recommendations for discharge planning using evidence based medicine.
Develop skills in reading EKGs and working with patients who have received LVADS, CABG or valve replacements.
Describe absolute and relative contraindications for rehabilitation intervention for patients with a variety of diagnoses.
Effectively plan treatment based on medical guidelines that will affect patients with neurological, orthopedic and cardiopulmonary problems.
Apply safe decision making algorithms to changes in patient’s medical status.
Practice “serial examination” and function as a member of the medical team.
Describe the climate and continuum of acute care for the geriatric patient.
De ne the new and evolving role of rehabilitation in the interdisciplinary approach to acute care and ll that role.
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