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Management of the Patient with CAD and/or CHF in Home Health
Presented by Pamela Bartlo, PT, DPT, CCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3122 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Many patients have short hospital lengths of stay thus PTs/PTAs in home health are treating people that still have somewhat acute medical problems. This course will help clinicians learn and apply common medical complications, therapeutic assessments, and interventions for people with CAD and/or CHF. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Pharmacology Implications in Acute/Critical Care Physical Therapist Practice
Presented by Katherine S. Harris, PT, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2786 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course, utilizing a case study approach, will look at the pharmacologic implications related to physical therapist evaluation and treatment of patients in acute/critical care. The course will review basic pharmacological processes and include implications related to anticoagulants, cardiac medications, and sedatives and hypnotics.

The Role of Lab Values in Clinical Decision Making and Patient Safety for the Acutely Ill Patient
Presented by Adele Myszenski, PT, MPT
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2792 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This two-hour online course will review why lab values and vital signs such as hemoglobin, potassium, glucose, blood pressure, heart rate and others are essential clinical tools to determine appropriateness for rehab interventions of acutely ill patients. Normal and abnormal values, as well as steps clinicians, can take to monitor the patient’s response will be discussed. Finally, patient care case studies will be presented and are designed to help the learner problem solve and improve clinical decision making related to labs and vitals. The course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore applicable to PTs and PTAs.

Deep Venous Thromboembolism and Pulmonary Embolism: Making the Right Decision for Your Patient
Presented by John Heick, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, NCS, SCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2778 Level: Advanced2 Hours
The subject matter of this course will include (1) a brief description of the formation of a venous thromboembolism (VTE), (2) differential diagnosis of a DVT and PE, (3) case studies designed to inform clinicians to determine if the therapist should mobilize the patient or not that follows clinical practice guidelines.

Reducing Hospital Readmissions for Patients With Pulmonary and Cardiac Issues
Presented by Donna Frownfelter, PT, DPT, MA, CCS, RRT, FCCP
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2573 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This presentation will describe the most common types of patients that are re-admitted to the hospital within 30 days. It will then discuss how physical therapy and the interprofessional team can help prevent this problem and improve patient outcomes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Cardiovascular Intervention: Stay or Go and What to Do If You Stay
Presented by Bini Litwin, PT, DPT, PhD, MBA
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2417 Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course provides an overview of the role and benefits of physical therapy intervention for the patient with cardiovascular. Parameters for safe and effective treatment interventions will be presented, including objectives measures to determine continuance of treatment and achievement of outcomes. Development of interventions will be discussed within the context of patient acuity and setting. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant. This course is open captioned.