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ALS: Physical Therapy Interventions in Attempt to Limit Debilitating Symptoms

Course: #2384Level: Intermediate2 Hours 1725 Reviews
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript

The purpose of the course is to provide information regarding pathology and different types of ALS and how the approach for physical therapy interventions should change base on disease progression. A patient-centered approach will be used to describe treatment interventions taking into consideration the social determinants of health that impact patients, caregivers and the provisions of care in rehabilitation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants. This course is open captioned.

Course created on February 12, 2016

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Text/Transcript

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to accurately describe the pathophysiology of ALS.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to differentiate between at least two major types and subtypes of ALS.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to correctly describe at least three common impairments that are a result of ALS.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to independently identify at least three specific physical therapy treatment interventions used to alleviate or dissipate symptoms depending on disease progression.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes History of ALS
5-15 Minutes Etiology & pathophysiology
15-25 Minutes Types of ALS
25-30 Minutes Incidence & prevalence of ALS
30-40 Minutes Disease progression
40-55 Minutes Common impairments
55-70 Minutes Medical management
70-100 Minutes Physical therapy interventions
100-115 Minutes Patient caregiver education
115-120 Minutes Knowledge summary

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California

PhysicalTherapy.com is a recognized continuing competency approval agency for the Physical Therapy Board of California. This course is offered for 2.0 hours of continuing competency.


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continued, LLC, DBA PhysicalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


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 #2106033TX).



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