Cancer Rehabilitation Core ConceptsCourse: #2675 2 Hours Level: Intermediate
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.
Editor's Note: Regarding Pennsylvania credits, this course is approved by the PA State Board of Physical Therapy for 2 hours of general CE credit from 5/20/2017-12/31/2018.
Course created on February 24, 2017
- 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.
|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|
Chris Wilson, PT, DScPT, DPT, GCS
Dr. Wilson is an assistant professor at Oakland University and an education coordinator at Beaumont Health, – Troy Hospital where his clinical focus is Geriatrics and Acute Care Palliative Care. He is active in clinical research in the areas of Hospice/Palliative Care and Safe Patient Handling and Injury Prevention. Dr. Wilson received his DScPT from Oakland University. He received his transitional DPT from University of St. Augustine with a Primary Care Certification and his Masters in PT from Oakland University. In the past, Chris has served the professional community as an Item Writer for the PT National Licensure Examination. In 2008, Chris obtained his ABPTS Geriatric Clinical Specialist Certification (GCS). Chris has been awarded Signe Brunnström Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching in 2015 and the APTA Emerging Leader Award for 2009.
He has been a Delegate for the APTA House of Delegates for 10 years. Chris is currently serving as the Oncology Section’s Hospice SIG Chair and as the coordinator of the Hospice/Palliative Care subgroup for the WCPT’s International HIV, Oncology, Palliative care (IPT-HOPE). Dr Wilson has recently served on the Michigan Physical Therapy Association’s Board of Directors as Conference Director and recently served as Chief Delegate for Michigan. Chris has previously completed 2 terms as MPTA Eastern District Chair. He is also the current Treasurer of the MPT-PAC. Chris has been involved with the APTA at the national level as co-chair of the Midwest Regional Caucus in 2011.
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