Breast Cancer: Functional Implications and Physical Therapy Management

Course: #3490Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Live WebinarWed, Sep 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Breast cancer and its associated treatments frequently result in physical impairments and functional limitations that affect survivorship and quality of life. This course will review breast cancer, its treatments, common sequelae, and the evidence-based physical therapy approaches to assessing and treating breast cancer survivors. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

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Live Webinar

Wed, Sep 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

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; WV/2.0; WY/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify at least four anatomical structures that may be impacted by breast cancer and its treatments.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify at least three evidence-based outcome measures that are recommended to use for breast cancer survivors.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify at least three evidence-based interventions for shoulder impairment secondary to breast cancer treatment.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to outline at least two characteristics of patients who may be at increased risk of falls due to their history of breast cancer and treatment.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to list at least five strategies to minimize the risk of breast cancer-related lymphedema.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Background, review of learning outcomes
15-30 Minutes Relevant anatomy and overview of common breast cancer treatments
30-60 Minutes Shoulder impairment following breast cancer treatment; Clinical presentation, Evaluation, Intervention, Outcome measures
60-90 Minutes Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) and balance impairment following breast cancer treatment - Clinical presentation, Evaluation, Intervention, Outcome measures
90-110 Minutes Breast cancer-related lymphedema overview, Clinical characteristics, Risk reduction, Role of exercise
110-120 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Stephen Wechsler has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Stephen Wechsler has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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

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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.


CE Broker

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International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

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 #1807033TX). Beginning July 1, 2018, the Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) administers the CCAP on behalf of the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (Provider #2106033TX).


West Virginia

Approval of this course does not necessarily imply that the WV Board of Physical Therapy supports the views of the presenter or sponsor.



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