This course will present best practices in management of hypertrophic scarring, as well as methods used to synthesize best available evidence into practical recommendations at the point of care. These methods can be applied to all areas of practice. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy is therefore appropriate for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants.
Course created on October 15, 2015
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NY/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least three recommendations for identifying and managing hypertrophic scars in a wide variety of clients.
- After this course, participants will be able to outline at least tree methods for finding and synthesizing best available evidence into practical recommendations at the point of care in a variety of areas of practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the at least two interventions for treating hypertrophic scars in a wide variety of clients.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction; Description of clinical and systemic problems with hypertrophic scar management, review of scar biology|
|15-30 Minutes||Scar management: Treatment & Assessment|
|30-45 Minutes||EBP: the importance of asking questions, PICO question formation, literature search|
|45-60 Minutes||Synthesis: Evidence synthesis, creation of care recommendations, knowledge translation and implementation, Q and A|
OTD, MS, OTR/L
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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