This course gives us an overview of diabetes in adults, discusses current perspectives and guidelines, and addresses its significance in PT practice. It also looks at some of the current literature that addresses the evidence for risk factors and interventions and to see how they may apply to our practices. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on February 10, 2021
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
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; FL/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
- Participant will be able to identify at least three different aspects of diabetes mellitus including, its history, classification types, and diagnostic criteria.
- Participant will be able to list at least two research-based facts for the increase in the prevalence of diabetes and of obesity in the United States.
- Participant will be able to outline at least four different complications of diabetes.
- Participant will be able to identify at least three risk factors related to exercise in adults with diabetes, including prescribed safe exercise interventions for this patient population.
- Participant will be able to identify at least two research evidence sources to apply to your practice.
|0-10 Minutes||Review of learning outcomes, introduction, definitions|
|10-25 Minutes||History, classifications, diagnosis|
|25-45 Minutes||Risk factors, epidemiology, complications|
|45-55 Minutes||Therapy intervention|
|55-65 Minutes||Examining the evidence|
|65-115 Minutes||Research: Rossboth et al., Tarp et al., Pan et al, Mendes et al, Turner et al.|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
MA, PT, MPT, CHT
Sarah R. (Sally) Stillings, MA, PT, MPT, CHT is a former college writing instructor and medical editor who received her physical therapy degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and practices in Texas. In her extensive career as a PT, she has held a variety of clinical, teaching, and administrative roles, including general PT practitioner, Certified Hand Therapist, clinic coordinator and manager, and continuing education instructor. She enjoys creating evidence-based continuing education materials for physical therapy and occupational therapy professionals. Many of her courses focus on best practices in geriatric care.
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