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Course: #2675

Cancer Rehabilitation Core Concepts

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2 Hours  

This seminar will introduce core concepts in the interdisciplinary management of the patient with cancer, including pre-diagnosis, prevention, active treatment, late effects and end of life care and will include core therapy techniques such as new concepts in manual therapy, lymphedema bandaging, and rehabilitation services during active treatment (surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.) The seminar will emphasize physical therapy patient management in the outpatient, acute care and multidisciplinary clinical settings including case-based activities with an emphasis on exercise and cancer survivorship/wellness. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Unlimited CEU Access - $99/year

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Preview Exam

Level: Intermediate

Course Learning Outcomes

  • The participant will be able to describe at least three advances in management of the patient with cancer and the rehabilitation implications.
  • The participant will be able to describe at least three ways the multidisciplinary team is incorporated into rehabilitation services, in the cancer continuum of care.
  • The participant will be able to list at least three modifications to the evaluation and at least three modifications to the interventions based on the patients medical conditions.
  • The participant will be able to outline at least three concepts related to exercise prescription that identifies rehab needs in the patient with cancer.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Background & review of learner outcomes
5-20 Minutes Epidemiology of cancer, staging courses of disease process and defining prospective surveillance
20-30 Minutes Overview of cancer treatments surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, watchful waiting
30-50 Minutes Side effects of cancer treatments
50-60 Minutes Understanding the cancer healthcare system
60-70 Minutes Prevention and wellness and best practices for cancer rehabilitation
70-80 Minutes Overview of common diagnoses and rehab treatments
80-90 Minutes Chemobrain, fatigue, chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy, cardiotoxicity, reconstructions
90-100 Minutes Rehabilitation procedures for cancer survivorship
100-115 Minutes Risk stratification and application of patient scenarios
115-120 Minutes Q and A, summary
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.


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