ICU and Acute Care Update: Focus on Early Mobility
Therapists working with patients in ICU face complex challenges. The patients have limited mobility due to life support, monitoring equipment, multiple medical problems and weakness. Early mobility can lead to an increase in the patients quality of life and higher functional capability. The content of this course will guide clinicians through the process of understanding and managing adult ICU patients, from patient selection and therapeutic interventions, to choice of outcome measures. This course is designed to inspire clinicians to reflect on and understand the clinical principles that promote best practices in the ICU and positively influence the recovery of patients.
Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:
Synthesize information for use in clinical and academic practice
What others are saying:
"Chris speaks with enthusiasm and passion presenting her information clearly with solid experience backing her up.I left the seminar feeling prepared to do a better job working in ICU/CCU."
"Chris is invigorating! Her passion and expertise seep through her skin and into your brain. This course is a must for any OT or PT working in the ICU." - N DeNicoloa, OT
"Chris's passion and energy about the care of patients with critical illness is truly inspirational! I have been to many of her courses and can never hear the material too many times." - T. Haney, PT
"This course is an absolute must for anyone who works in an ICU setting."-Lisa Gentzler, PT
"This is the ICU education I should have had since day one! Thank you! Chris had a passion for her work resembling almost her passion in life. It was inspiring to learn from her and I'm looking forward to implementing my new found skills to change lives."-Chris, OT