This practicum/lab course will teach you the various characteristics of cardiac and pulmonary sounds: frequency, intensity, duration, and quality and their meanings. You will learn to describe adventitious sounds and what diagnoses they might indicate, classify valvular sounds heard with auscultation, and discuss the mechanisms and sounds heard in Aortic Stenosis and mitral regurgitation, which are commonly seen in the ICU and acute care setting and their implications.
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This course is part of the Acute and Critical Care Therapy Online Series
This practicum/lab course will teach you the various characteristics of cardiac and pulmonary sounds: frequency, intensity, duration, and quality and their meanings. You will learn to describe adventitious sounds and what diagnoses they might indicate, classify valvular sounds heard with auscultation, and discuss the mechanisms and sounds heard in Aortic Stenosis and mitral regurgitation, which are commonly seen in the ICU and acute care setting and their implications. A stethoscope is recommended for this session and we suggest that you have a friend, roommate, spouse or otherwise willing partner to practice on during the lab.
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 contact hours (.2 CEUs). Intermediate level. Therapist License #___________. Education Resources, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Provider #3043. This Distance Learning-Independent Course is offered at 2 Contact Hours (0.2 CEUs). (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery). AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures. NBCOT Professional Development for 2.5 PDUs. Approved for FL Occupational Therapists for 2 continuing education hours - CE Broker # 20-549777.
Approved by the FL Physical Therapy Association for 2 CE Hours - #CE21-54977. Approved by OK State Board of PT course #202112419 for 2 CEUs, Category A. Approval #2008-031 by the NJ State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2 CEC's.
Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 2 contact hours. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 2.4 contact hours (.24 CEUs). Education Resources is an approved agency by the PT Board of CA for 2 contact hours.. This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners accredited provider #1910017TX for 2 CCUs and meets continuing competence requirements for PTs and PTAs licensure renewal in TX.
This session applies 2 contact hours (.2 CEUs) toward approval by the 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, MN. 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
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