This online ce course utilizes content from the textbook “Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapist” Third Edition by Jaime C. Paz, PT, DPT, MS and Michele P. West, MS, PT © 2009, published by Elsevier.
Instructional Level: Beginner to Intermediate
This newest edition features a user-friendly format with updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practice. Each chapter includes features designed to help you better manage your hospital-based patients. Focused on evidence-based practice helping you determine the best interventions.
Throughout this course information included as a review of basic physiologic structure and function. You will find an overview of the medical-surgical workup of a newly admitted patient and a review of pathophysiology that emphasizes signs and symptoms of specific disorders. Also discussed is information on invasive and noninvasive management, including pharmacology and guidelines for physical therapy interventions. Information on new surgical and invasive procedures such as minimally invasive orthopedic surgery and bariatric procedures is also included. Clinical tips have also been included from experienced clinicians on how to maximize safety, quality and efficiency of care.
To better meet your professional needs, this fully illustrated text of 509 pages has been carefully broken down by sections into 3 modules. Each module approved for 10 contact hours of post-graduate continuing education (NOTE: board approvals vary state to state, please check your states approval status in the state specific course catalog by returning to our home page and entering both your state and profession).
Each 10 contact hour module can be purchased individually or combined with one or all of the other modules from this course to create a Course Bundle. Each course is offered in two easy formats to again meet your professional needs. You can choose to have immediate access to your course by selecting the online format (PDF download) or a hard copy of the material can be rushed to your home by selecting our mail format.
Included in Module 3: Oncology, Wounds, Infectious Disease and Organ Transplantation
Chapter 5: Oncology
Chapter 7: Burns and Wounds
Chapter 10: Infectious Diseases
Chapter 12: Organ Transplantation
Module 3: Oncology, Wounds, Infectious Disease and Organ Transplantation
Course Goals and Objectives
Course Goals:This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study of Oncology, Wounds, Infectious Disease and Organ Transplantation in the Acute Care setting.
Professional Learning Objectives