This course equips the physical therapist to identify pre-diabetes and type 1 diabetes in their patients based on history and clinical signs and symptoms. Exercise Prescription, the interaction of other medications, and modulation of a current exercise program for patients with diabetes as a co-morbidity are also included. This course also includes the management of diabetes from a Covid-19 perspective.
Editor's Note: Regarding Pennsylvania credits, this course is approved by the PA State Board of Physical Therapy for 3 hours of Direct Access CE credit.
Course created on July 6, 2022
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/3.0; AL/3.0; AR/3.0; AZ/3.0; CA/3.0; CO/3.0; CT/3.0; DC/3.0; DE/3.0; FL/3.0; GA/3.0; HI/3.0; IA/3.0; IACET/0.3; ID/3.0; IL/3.0; IN/3.0; KS/3.0; LA/3.0; MA/3.0; MD/0.3; ME/3.0; MI/3.0; MN/3.0; MO/3.0; MS/3.0; MT/3.0; NC/3.0; ND/3.0; NE/3.0; NH/3.0; NJ/3.0; NM/3.0; NV/0.3; NY/3.0; OH/3.0; OK/3.0; OR/3.0; PA/3.0; RI/3.0; SC/3.0; SD/3.0; TN/3.0; TX/3.0; UT/3.0; VA/3.0; VT/3.0; WA/3.0; WI/3.0; WV/3.0; WY/3.0
- After this course, participants will be able to list three ways to identify type 1 diabetes in adolescents and adults.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three symptoms of diabetes mellitus type II.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the physiological effects of exercises for the diabetic patient.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three exercise modifications for diabetic patients.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the effects of diabetes on three muscular pathologies.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes pathology|
|30-60 Minutes||Physiological effects of three major types of exercises on a diabetic patient|
|60-120 Minutes||Effect of diabetes on various musculoskeletal pathologies|
|120-180 Minutes||Effects and correlation of medications on diabetic patients and exercise modification, Q&A|
Dr. Rina Pandya, PT, DPT, has an extensive physical therapy career that spans over 20 years, through the UK, the USA, and the Middle East. She has worked in NHS (National Health Service), American health care providing PT services in acute care, in-patient rehab, skilled nursing facility, home healthcare, and outpatient clinic. In addition to being a clinician, she has developed specialty programs based on evidence-based practice in her role as a project manager. She has also managed a Physical Therapy department as Department Head in a premier private hospital in Oman. Currently, Dr. Rina is a senior lecturer of physiotherapy (musculoskeletal physiotherapy) at the University of West England, Bristol, UK, and an author of a pocket book series titled Orthopedic Assessments Made Easy.
Rina graduated from Manipal University, India, in 2000, as well as the University of Michigan, in 2018 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Rina is a member of the APTA, HCPC-UK, and OAP-Oman.
Non-financial: Rina Pandya has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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