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 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.
Continuing Education Hours for disciplines not listed below: 2.5 contact hours (.25 CEUs). Intermediate level. Therapist License #___________.
Approved for FL Occupational Therapists for3 continuing education hours - CE Broker # 20-549777. Approved by the FL Physical Therapy Association for 3 CE Hours - #CE21-54977. Approved by OK State Board of PT course #202112419 for 2.5 CEUs, Category A.
Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 3 contact hours. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 3 contact hours (.3 CEUs).
Education Resources is an approved agency by the PT Board of CA for 2.5 contact hours.. This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners accredited provider #1910017TX for 2.5CCUs and meets continuing competence requirements for PTs and PTAs licensure renewal in TX.
This session applies 2.5 contact hours (.25 CEUs) toward approval by the NJ State Board of PT Examiners and KY Physical Therapy Association but therapists must take the full series to receive CEUs and approval number.
The following state boards of physical therapy accept other states’ approval: AK, AR, AZ, DC, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, KS, MI, MO, MS, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, UT, VA, VT, WI, WY. The following state boards of physical therapy either do not require course pre-approval or do not require CEUs for re-licensure: AL, CO, CT, IA, MA, ME, MT, NE, ND, NH, SD, WA
Education Resources is an AOTA Approved Provider for Live and Distance Learning-Independent Courses for 2 Contact Hours (.25 CEUs).
NBCOT Professional Development for 2.5 PDUs.
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