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Rehabilitation of Common Medical Pathologies
Providing Optimum Care for Patients with MI, CHF, COPD, Diabetes/Renal Failure, Obesity, Peripheral Arterial Disease and Deep Venous Thrombosis
Cost: $495.00 – 20 Contact Hours
This evidenced based course will describe the medical disorders, cover reliable and valid examination tools for understanding the level of impairment/functional limitation and give currently accepted treat ment options. A combination of lecture, continual participant interaction, laboratory of clinical examination and case study approach will be utilized. Utilizing clinical signs/symptoms for progressive rehabilitation interventions and their potential outcomes will be covered. Prevention of these common pathologies will be covered as well.
Explain in lay terms and to other health professionals the common medical pathologies of myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes/renal failure, obesity, peripheral arterial disease and deep venous thrombosis.
Perform clinical examination to assess level of impairment in patients with these medical disorders. Included in this assessment will be signs/symptoms of cardiac compromise, heart rate and blood pressure alteration, basic pulmonary function testing, O2 saturation, body mass index for determination of level of obesity, ankle brachial index and utilization of clinical scales for assessment of probability of deep venous thrombosis.
Based on examination/evaluation and literature evidence propose best possible treatment options for the cases given.
Justify the signi cance of contraindications for activity/ exercise and signs/symptoms of activity/exercise intolerance. Determine when referral to another health professional is warranted.
Steven H. Tepper
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