A review of scar biology and abnormal scar development, with a focus on those scars that may pose barriers to function, is included in this course. Information on conservative care provided by PTs, including scar assessment, intervention, and outcomes measurements will also be provided. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on May 21, 2021
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.5; AL/1.5; AR/1.5; AZ/1.5; CA/1.5; CO/1.5; CT/1.5; DC/1.5; DE/1.5; FL/1.5; GA/1.5; HI/1.5; IA/1.5; IACET/0.2; ID/1.5; IL/1.5; IN/1.5; KS/1.5; KY/1.5 Category 2; LA/1.5; MA/1.5; ME/1.5; MI/1.5; MN/1.5; MO/1.5; MS/1.5; MT/1.5; NC/1.5; ND/1.5; NE/1.5; NH/1.5; NJ/1.5; NY/1.5; OH/1.5; OR/1.5; PA/1.5; RI/1.5; SC/1.5; SD/1.5; TN/1.5; TX/1.5; UT/1.5; VA/1.5; VT/1.5; WA/1.5; WI/1.5; WV/1.5; WY/1.5
- Participants will be able to identify all three stages of wound healing.
- Participants will be able to list at least two factors that contribute to hypertrophic scarring.
- Participants will be able to identify at least four features of hypertrophic scarring.
- Participants will be able to identify at least one example of the functional impact abnormal scarring may have on a patient.
- Participants will be able to list at least two recommendations for scar management that are supported by evidence.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction, review of learning objectives|
|10-30 Minutes||Scar biology|
|30-45 Minutes||Assessment of scarring and function|
|45-60 Minutes||Conservative intervention for abnormal scarring|
|60-65 Minutes||Outcomes measurements|
|65-80 Minutes||Clinical application of recommendations|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCP
Patti Sharp is an occupational therapist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. She worked primarily in pediatric burns for several years, and now works with a wide variety of patients in pediatric rehabilitation. Her recent work has focused on bridging her burn experience with general pediatrics, bringing scar management care to post-trauma and post-surgical children. Patti has a passion for evidence based practice and aims to share that passion with students and peers.
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