COVID-19 and PT: Characteristics, Considerations, and Care

Course: #3724Level: Introductory2 Hours 1649 Reviews
Recorded WebinarAudio

Patients with COVID-19 present with new symptoms and impairments and the virus is creating new challenges to the practice of PT. Patients experience a broad range of pulmonary and musculoskeletal impairments depending on the severity of their disease presentation. This course will discuss characteristics of the COVID-19 patient presentation, considerations therapists must contend with in treating patients with COVID-19, and PT care interventions for these patients through the continuum of care. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Course created on May 20, 2020

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/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

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to describe at least three pathology and common symptoms of the COVID-19 virus.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to describe at least two challenges to PT interaction and performance of interventions with patients with COVID-19.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to describe at least two parameters for PT interventions for acute care and post-acute care for patients with COVID-19.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify at least three components of PT interventions for these patients to continue into outpatient care.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Background, review of learning outcomes
5-20 Minutes Pathophysiology of COVID-19
20-30 Minutes Initial patient symptoms or presentation
30-60 Minutes PT considerations in acute care
60-75 Minutes Patient symptoms or presentation post-acute care
75-105 Minutes PT considerations post-acute care
105-115 Minutes PT care going forward
115-120 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial disclosures: Presenter received an honorarium for this course. Non-financial disclosures: The presenter is the Vice President of the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section of APTA. The section has been sponsoring and creating extensive content related to COVID-19 care. She personally helped create and present 2 webinars/presentations related to COVID-19 care. These are available on APTA’s Learning Center, one of which has CEUs for it. Both are free to learners and she did not accept payment for either one.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com.

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

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