Researchers have shown that corrective and restorative rehabilitation has become an integral part of a post-COVID-19 patients’ recovery program. This discussion will cover current evidence regarding the negative physiological effects of COVID-19, medical management and rehabilitation, exercise programming, using technology for monitoring, and the role of the physical therapist. This presentation is for the physical therapist who desires an evidence-based update on this topic. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on November 29, 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
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least two historical aspects of COVID-19, past pandemics, and their global effects on humans.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify negative short term and long-term physiological effects that occur from COVID-19.
- After this course, participants will be able to list current medical, rehabilitation, and physical therapy strategies for post-COVID-19 survivors.
- After this course, participants will be able to list exercise programming strategies for survivors returning to health and wellness programs.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the role of the physical therapist when working with these individuals.
|0-5 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|5-25 Minutes||COVID-19 history scientific updates|
|25-35 Minutes||COVID-19 short and long-term complications|
|35-70 Minutes||Post-COVID-19 client profile and assessment strategies|
|70-85 Minutes||Physical therapy interventions for post-COVID-19 clients.|
|85-105 Minutes||Research: Efficacy of physical activity and rehabilitation for COVID-19 prevention, etc.|
|105-115 Minutes||Documentation and suggested patient-related outcome measures.|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PhD, DPT, PT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Dr. Scott Cheatham is a Professor in the Division of Kinesiology at California State University Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. He is the owner of Sports Medicine Alliance (SMA). Dr. Cheatham received his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physical Therapy. Dr. Cheatham is a Board Certified Orthopedic Physical Therapist (OCS) and a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). He also holds several fitness certifications and is a certified ergonomic specialist.
Dr. Cheatham is a national presenter for various organizations and has authored over 120 peer-reviewed publications, textbook chapters, and several home study courses on the topics of orthopedics, health & fitness, and sports medicine.
Dr. Cheatham is an education and research consultant for various health and fitness organizations. His research interests include myofascial interventions and the efficacy of interventions for various musculoskeletal pathologies. His current clinical practice includes sports medicine services, general orthopedics, and sports-performance training.
Financial: Financial: Scott Cheatham has received an honorarium for presenting this course.
Non-financial: Scott Cheatham 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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