This course covers physiological monitoring in the acute care and ICU setting, taking into account routine blood lab values. The symptoms and signs to watch for as well as the impact of these changes on exercise tolerance will be explored. Learn how to assess physical function and the prognoses for outcomes, how to recognize common and less common MI symptoms and assess the levels of sedation seen in this setting.
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This course is part of Acute and Critical Care Therapy Online Series
This course covers physiological monitoring in the acute care and ICU setting, taking into account routine blood lab values. The symptoms and signs to watch for as well as the impact of these changes on exercise tolerance will be explored. Learn how to assess physical function and the prognoses for outcomes, how to recognize common and less common MI symptoms and assess the levels of sedation seen in this setting. You will utilize several early mobility decision trees, including the Hillegass, for safely giving physical and occupational therapy, and be able to discuss mortality risk calculators in this population. Through clinical case study you will hone your decision making skills.
Steve Sadowsky, an ABPTS Certified Cardiovascularand Pulmonary Clinical Specialist, is also an internationally recognized author, consultant, practitioner and teacher.Mr. Sadowsky is a passionate advocate for best clinicalpractices, and brings a wealth of experience to his courseinstruction. He has practiced in adult and neonatal cardiopulmonary transplantation and critical care units atlarge major medical centers, as well as in long-termoutpatient skilled and home care settings. As an associate professor at the Northwestern University FeinbergSchool of Medicine, Steve teaches in the Department ofPhysical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum in Chicago, and isdirector of their Cardiovascular and Pulmonary ExerciseTesting Laboratory. Steve has been a member of ItemBank Review Committee with the Federation of StateBoards of Physical Therapy and has served the APTAsAmerican Board of Physical Therapy Specialties withdistinction.
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Continuing Education Hours for disciplines not listed below: 2.5 Contact Hours (.25 CEUs).
Approved by the FL Physical Therapy Association for 3 CE hours #CE19-549777.
Approved for FL Occupational Therapy Association - CEBroker for 3 CE Hours.
Approval #1801-130 by the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2.5 CEU. Physical Therapy License Number __________.
Approved by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association for 2.5 Category 1 contact hour(s). Expiration Date: 3/6/21. Approval # CS64-2010-KPTA
Approved by the LA Physical Therapy Board for 2.5 Clinical Hours. Approved by the MD Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2 CEUs.
MN Category 1 Course Approval #2012 for 2.5 CE Hours. Approved by the NM Physical Therapy Board for 2.5 CEUs.
Approved by the NV State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for .25 Units - Type: Internet.
proved by the OH Physical Therapy Association for 2.5 Hours - Approval #19S0704.
Approved by OK State Board of PT course #201911149 for 2.5 CEUs, Category B;
Approved by the WV Board of Physical Therapy for 2.5 contact hours #CEUL029597.
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners accredited provider #1910017TX for 2.5 CCUs and meets continuing competence requirements for PT's and PTA's licensure renewal in TX. Participant's License Number _________.
Education Resources is an approved agency by the PT Board of CA for 2.5 contact hours.
Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 3 contact hours (.3 CEUs).
Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 3 contact hours.
This continuing Competence activity has been approved by the NC Physical Therapy Association #18-0722-024.
Education Resources is an approved Provider of CE by the AOTA #3043 for 2.5 - Contact Hours (.25 CEU's).
NBCOT Professional Development for 3.12 PDUs
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