Congenital Heart Disease: Rehabilitation Considerations for the Pediatric Population.Course: #2654 2.5 Hours Level: Intermediate
Cardiopulmonary disease processes and the medical interventions necessary to treat them can impact growth and development across the lifespan. This course reviews major congenital heart disease pathologies, surgical interventions and the medical course that influence pediatric rehabilitation across the continuum of acute post-op to home care. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on February 3, 2017
- The participant will be able to identify at least three components of cardiopulmonary development in the newborn patient.
- The participant will be able to list at least three common cardiac pathologies in the pediatric patient.
- The participant will be able to describe at least three components of medical management of the pediatric cardiopulmonary patient.
- The participant will be able to list at least three appropriate therapeutic interventions for the pediatric cardiopulmonary patient.
|0-5 Minutes||Background and review of learner outcomes|
|5-30 Minutes||Pediatric cardiopulmonary development|
|30-50 Minutes||Anatomy and physiology of congenital heart defect|
|50-85 Minutes||Surgical intervention|
|85-105 Minutes||Heart failure and transplant|
|105-125 Minutes||Physical therapy intervention|
|125-145 Minutes||Case study/knowledge summary|
|145-150 Minutes||Q and A|
Krista Gabello, PT, DPT, PCS
Krista I. Gabello, PT, DPT, PCS graduated with her Masters and then Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of the Science in Philadelphia. Dr. Gabello is a certified pediatric clinical specialist and has practiced pediatric physical therapy for the past 15 years in multiple educational and clinical settings. She has practiced in early intervention, school systems, and as adjunct faculty in several Philadelphia-based Universities. Dr. Gabello’s primary focus has been critical care, intensive care, neurology, and cardiopulmonary pediatrics at Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In addition to clinical care and education, Dr. Gabello initiated program development of both The Gold Health (Allies Program) and NeuroCardiac Care (now called Cardiac Kids Developmental Follow-up Program) programs at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Gabello’s areas of clinical expertise and role as educator complement her current role as business development representative in Manhattan for a neurorehabilitation company.
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