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Course: #2675

Cancer Rehabilitation Core Concepts

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.

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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

Course Presenter

chris wilson

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.


Presenter Disclosure: The presenter received an honorarium to present this course.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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IL Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor

This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Intermediate level) by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (Sponsor License #216000252).


KPTA

This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Intermediate level, Category 2) by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (Provider #CS80-2012-KPTA).


New York

PhysicalTherapy.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education.


Texas Physical Therapy Association

This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Intermediate level) by the Texas Physical Therapy Association. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. The Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) administers the CCAP on behalf of the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (Provider #1807033TX).



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