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Wound Care & Lymphedema CEU Courses for PTs

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Lymphedema Management of the Orthopedic Patient
Presented by Janice Bruckner, PT, PhD, CLT-LANA
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2957 Level: Intermediate3 Hours
This three-hour course examines ways to use lymphatic therapy techniques to manage patients with orthopedic problems, such as joints replacements, fractures, sprains, and strains. Topics include: anatomy and physiology of the human lymphatic system, techniques, such as manual lymphatic drainage, compression, elevation, diaphragmatic breathing, therapeutic exercise, kinesiotaping, and skin care, program planning, including problems, short term goals, long term goals, and treatment plan, and case studies to illustrate the application of the material presented. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Wound Management in the Home
Presented by Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA, Lena Rome, RN, MSN, CWOCN
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2862 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will enhance the participants' knowledge base regarding treatment plans for wound management In the home.

Burns-Evaluation and Treatment
Presented by Jennifer A Gardner, PT, DPT, MHA, CWS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2880 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will describe types of burns and the different levels of severity. It will also define some psychosocial aspects to consider when caring for patients with burns. Finally, this course will identify basic treatment for burns, including the role of the medical and therapy interventions. The content of this course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Evaluation and Management of Arterial and Venous Ulcers
Presented by Jennifer A Gardner, PT, DPT, MHA, CWS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2780 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will discuss the distinct characteristics of arterial and venous ulcers and present best practice for evaluating and treatment of these types of wounds.

Clinical Connection: Pharmacologic Agents and the Integument
Presented by Sonya Dick, PT, DPT, CWS, FACCWCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2774 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course is designed to help clinicians make the connection between the integumentary system and certain therapeutic classes of pharmacologic agents to differentially screen for disease processes vs. adverse drug reactions. The content of this course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Wound Care: Basic Concepts and Treatments
Presented by Jennifer A Gardner, PT, DPT, MHA, CWS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2749 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will discuss basic wound care definitions, concepts, and treatments. Participants will be able to identify wound types based on clinical presentation, suggest appropriate dressings and treatments, and understand when a referral to an outside specialist is warranted. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Management of Upper Extremity Burns
Presented by Nora Barrett, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3282 Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will cover management of upper extremity and hand burns from acute injury through scar formation with rehabilitation implications including edema management, orthotics, precautions and appropriate exercise throughout each phase. Wound coverings, dressings and scar management techniques will be addressed.

Scar Management for Therapists; Synthesizing and Utilizing Best Evidence
Presented by Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2345 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
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.