This online course covers common cardiovascular, sedation drugs, and glycosides seen in the acute care setting. You will learn the dose response relationship and the definition of the therapeutic index of a drug, and be able to discuss the symptoms and side effects of various kinds of diuretics, anticoagulants and BP medications as they relate to early mobilization and intervention. We will discuss the decision tree for treatment during anticoagulation and several early mobilization protocols.
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This course is part of the Acute and Critical Care Therapy Online Series
Patients in the acute care setting and ICU are commonly on a multitude of drugs, which can impact their ability to be mobilized safely. This course covers common cardiovascular, sedation drugs, and glycosides seen in this setting. You will learn the dose response relationship and the definition of the therapeutic index of a drug, and be able to discuss the symptoms and side effects of various kinds of diuretics, anticoagulants and BP medications as they relate to early mobilization and intervention. We will discuss the decision tree for treatment during anticoagulation and several early mobilization protocols.
Steve Sadowsky, an ABPTS Certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist (emeritus), is also an internationally recognized author, consultant, practitioner and teacher.Mr. Sadowsky is a passionate advocate for best clinical practices, and brings a wealth of experience to his course instruction. He has practiced in adult and neonatal cardiopulmonary transplantation and critical care units at large major medical centers, as well as in long-term outpatient skilled and home care settings. As an associate professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Steve taught in the Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum in Chicago, and was director of their Cardiovascular and Pulmonary ExerciseTesting Laboratory. Steve was a member of Item Bank Review Committee with the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy and served the APTAs American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties with distinction.
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Once you purhcase an online course, you will have the opportunity to take an exam to test your retention of the material. If you have purchased this course, please ensure you have logged in to your account in order to take the exam. The exam must be completed with a pass rate of 80% or more in order to receive your certificate of attendance.
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Education Resources, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Provider #3043. This Distance Learning-Independent Course is offered at 1.5 Contact Hours (0.15 CEUs). (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery). AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures. NBCOT Professional Development for 1.87 PDUs. Approved for FL Occupational Therapy Association - CEBroker for 1.5 CE Hours, #20-549777.
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Education Resources is an approved agency by the PT Board of CA for 1.5 contact hours. This session applies 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) toward approval but this must combined with another session of this series to receive CEUs and approval number by the KY Physical Therapy Association.
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