This session will discuss the innovative ways that therapists can use safe patient handling equipment (lifts, standing frames, etc) to optimize outcomes in acute care, inpatient rehab and outpatient care. In order to achieve these outcomes, participants will learn about various important concepts to safe patient handling and mobility. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on June 2, 2017
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; 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; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RESNA/0.2; 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
- The participant will be able to list at least three of the concepts of RC 29-12 APTA Position regarding the Role of Physical Therapy in Safe Patient Handling.
- The participant will be able to describe at least two of the roles and at least two of the responsibilities of various health professionals as it relates to safe patient handling concepts.
- The participant will be able to describe the role and at least two of the responsibilities of the physical therapist and physical therapist assistant as it relates to safe patient handling.
- The participant will be able to list at least three common interventions employed by physical therapy professionals in safe patient handling.
- The participant will be able to identify at least three of the concepts of safe patient handling within the context of clinical education and academic entry-level training of the physical therapist and physical therapist assistant.
|0-5 Minutes||Background & review of learner outcomes|
|5-15 Minutes||Defining safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM) SPHM and legislation|
|15-25 Minutes||Physical therapy in SPHM|
|25-40 Minutes||Principles of safe patient handling and mobility|
|40-50 Minutes||Persons of size and bariatric care|
|50-65 Minutes||Training and algorithms in SPHM|
|65-75 Minutes||Bariatric equipment and bed mobility systems|
|75-90 Minutes||Mechanical lifts and treatment techniques|
|90-115 Minutes||Standing frames and gait training with equipment|
|115-120 Minutes||Q and A, summary|
PT, DScPT, DPT, GCS
Chris Wilson PT, DPT, DScPT is an Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education in the Physical Therapy Program at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, and was the founding Residency Program Director for the Beaumont Health Oncology Residency, the first accredited residency program for physical therapists in the United States. His clinical focus is Acute Care Oncology and Palliative Care. He is active in clinical research in the areas of Oncology, Hospice/Palliative Care, and Geriatrics. Dr. Wilson received his Doctor of Science from Oakland University. He received his transitional DPT from the University of St. Augustine with a Primary Care Certification and his Masters in PT from Oakland University. He has been Board Certified as a Geriatric Clinical Specialist since 2008. Chris has been awarded the Flomenholft Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy in 2022 and the Signe Brunnström Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching in 2015 from the American Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Wilson is a prolific writer and researcher. He published the book entitled Physical Activity and Rehabilitation in Life Threatening Illness by Routledge in 2021 and is the co-editor of the forthcoming textbook entitled Oncology Rehabilitation: A Comprehensive Guidebook for Clinicians to be released by Elsevier in Fall 2022. He has published over 35 full-length peer reviewed articles and many invited publications. Chris was the primary author and sponsor of the APTA’s positions on hospice/palliative care, diet and nutrition, and medical necessity in the presence of declining conditions.
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