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Physical Therapist Management of Individuals with Advanced Heart Failure and End-stage Lung Disease: A Home Health Care Approach

Course: #4722Level: Intermediate 2 Hours 1611 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

This session illustrates physical therapist management of patients with advanced heart failure and end-stage lung disease, emphasizing the unique considerations of the home healthcare setting. Emphasis is on the physical therapist’s role within the palliative care team, determining clinical stability, symptom management through education and exercise, and other approaches to enhance the quality of life in the home health care environment.

This course is part of our 2023 Home Health Friday Summer Series.

Course created on August 11, 2023

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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; LA/2.0; 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; NV/0.2; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OK/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

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to articulate the role of palliative care in the home health care setting and the physical therapist's function within the palliative care team.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to classify advanced disease states of the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems, including appropriate triage processes and examination techniques.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify evidence-based tests and measures to determine functional prognosis to help guide comprehensive care planning in individuals with advanced and end-stage cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to select and prioritize physical therapist interventions appropriate to individual patient disease severity, symptom burden, and goals.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Background, review of learning outcomes
15-25 Minutes Describe palliative care as a home health care approach for patients with chronic cardiopulmonary conditions.
25-35 Minutes Summarize physical therapists' role as palliative care team members using research-based outcomes, service delivery models, psycho-emotional issues, and clinician burnout.
35-45 Minutes Description of classification and triage strategies aimed at identifying advanced disease states
45-60 Minutes Discuss available evidence for best choices in a multisystem evaluation and outcome measures of the complex cardiopulmonary patient.
60-90 Minutes Provide an overview of and evidence for interventions with an emphasis on managing pain, home-based vital sign trends, and energy conservation.
90-115 Minutes Case example that integrates the evaluation and interventions previously covered.
115-120 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial disclosures: Sara Arena was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial disclosures: Sara Arena has no non-financial disclosures.

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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