PTs and PTAs often treat patients with cardiovascular or pulmonary pathologies in home health soon after hospitalization or exacerbation. These patients are often physiologically unstable and require monitoring during progression of function and activity. This course will provide PTs and PTAs a guide to determining patient status and parameters for progression of rehab. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on August 2, 2019
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; MD/0.2; 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; 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
- Participants will be able to outline the parameters for stable vital sign changes with exercise.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three indications of physiological complications during therapy.
- Participants will be able to develop a plan of care with at least three modified treatments to decrease possible physiological complications in the cardiovascular or pulmonary patient.
- Participants will be able to recommend at least three interventions, learned in the presentation, when provided with patient case studies.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction, review of learning outcomes|
|10-40 Minutes||Expected vital sign changes with exercise|
|40-55 Minutes||Review characteristics unique to cardiovascular or pulmonary pathologies|
|55-80 Minutes||Red flags and contraindications to exercise|
|80-100 Minutes||Abnormal responses to exercise and possible treatment modifications|
|100-120 Minutes||Case applications, Summary, Questions & Answers.|
PT, DPT, CCS
Pam received her Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy from Daemen College and then her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from D’Youville College. Pam has been a Board-Certified Specialist in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary PT since 2005. Her clinical experience focuses on cardiovascular and pulmonary care, but has also included experience in the rehab of adults with neurologic system impairments. Since 2004, Pam has been a full-time faculty member at D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY with primary teaching responsibilities in cardiovascular and pulmonary rehab, research seminar, and clinical fieldwork. Her research has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals and textbooks. National presentations include presentations at numerous APTA’s CSM conferences, the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, and the national conference for the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). Pam is also the Vice President of the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section of APTA.
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