Acute Care - Physical Therapist

Acute Care 107

Infectious Disease


2.0

  • Outline and analyze clinical evaluation of infectious diseases and altered immune disorders, including physical examination and laboratory studies
  • Become familiar with various infectious disease processes, including etiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and management
  • List commonly encountered altered immune disorders, including etiology, clinical presentation, and management
  • List 5 precautions and guidelines that a clincian should implement when treating a patient with an infectious disease process or altered immunity


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$36.00 USD

Acute Care 106

Oncology


2.0

  • Describe and differentiate the medical assessment and diagnosis of a patient with cancer, including staging and classification
  • Outline 3 various medical and surgical methods of cancer management
  • An overview of a variety of the different body system cancers, including common sites of metastases
  • List 5 examination, evaluation, and intervention considerations for the clinician


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$36.00 USD

Acute Care 105

Gastrointestinal System


2.0

  • Describe the structure and function of the gastrointestinal (GI) system
  • Outline information on the clinical evaluation of the GI system, including physical examination and diagnostic studies
  • Recite an overview of the various diseases and disorders of the GI system
  • Analyze Information on the management of GI disorders, including pharmacologic therapy and surgical procedures
  • List guidelines for therapeutic intervention in patients with GI diseases and disorders


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$36.00 USD

Acute Care 104

Vascular System and Hematology


3.0

  • Review the structure and function of blood and blood vessels
  • Review the vascular and hematologic evaluation, including physical examination and diagnostic and laboratory tests
  • Describe vascular, hematologic and lymphatic health conditions, including clinical findings medical and surgical management and therapeutic intervention


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$54.00 USD

Acute Care 103
Nervous System

3.0

  • Describe the structure and function of the central, peripheral and autonomic nervous system
  • List 5 components included in a neurological exam
  • Define and differentiate 3 various diagnostic procedures including, but not limited to CT scan, MRI, ECG, PET scan, evoked potentials
  • Give an overview of neurologic evaluation, including the physical examination and diagnostic tests
  • Become familiar with and describe symptoms of 10 common neurologic health conditions
  • Discuss and outline conservative and surgical management of these conditions along with and therapeutic interventions and expected outcomes


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$54.00 USD

Acute Care 102

Musculoskeletal System


3.0

  • Provide a brief overview of the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system
  • Describe the physical therapist ’ s examination and management of the patient with musculoskeletal impairments in the acute care setting
  • Give an overview of fracture management and common orthopedic surgeries seen in the acute care setting  
  • Describe the equipment commonly used by patients with musculoskeletal impairments in the acute care setting


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$54.00 USD

Acute Care 101

Pulmonary System


2.0

  • Provide a brief review of the structure and function of the pulmonary system
  • Give an overview of pulmonary evaluation, including physical examination and diagnostic testing
  • Describe pulmonary diseases and disorders, including clinical findings, medical-surgical management and list 3 examples of therapeutic interventions


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$36.00 USD