Live webinar for therapists. Complete all three sessions for 9 Contact Hours (0.9 CEUs)
September 19, 21 and 26, 2023
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PST (US)
Treating the complex cardiovascular and pulmonary patient can be challenging. Gain knowledge on physiological monitoring, diagnostic testing, and utilization of functional and objective measures for effective clinical decision making for best patient outcomes working in an interdisciplinary team. Explore new evidence regarding best patient management of medically complex patients. Correlate the pathophysiology in common cardiovascular, pulmonary and lymphatic disorders including congestive heart failure, acute respiratory distress syndrome, post-intensive care syndrome, heart transplants, lung transplants, ventricular assistive devices and lymphedema among others to your evaluation and treatment decisions. Case analysis of complex patients will further bridge the gap between content knowledge and clinical application.
- Apply clinical decision-making process related to the pathophysiology and differential diagnosis of heart, lung, vascular (CVP) and lymphatic disorders.
- Integrate the indications of mobilizing patients in high acuity CVP patients including pre- and post-operative patients including heart and lung transplant and ventricular assistive devices.
- Relate the various oxygen therapies including mechanical ventilation and patient mobilization on the different oxygen systems.
- Apply safe mobilization principles including lines, tubes, ventilators, oxygen, and other adjuncts necessary for patient monitoring and treatment.
- Implement psychomotor skills involved in mobilizing high acuity patients through cardiovascular, pulmonary, vascular, and lymphatic case analysis.
- Utilize new evidence-based articles on best patient management of CVP medically complex patients.
This course is intended for OTs, OTAs, PTs, PTAs, SLPs, ATCs and Educators.
Archana Vatwani is an engaging lecturer with expertise in adult acute care physical therapy, specifically cardiovascular and pulmonary PT. Her interests include Ventricular Assistive Device (VAD) patients, physical therapy management in acute care, early mobility in ICUs, effectiveness of ergonomics in graduate students, simulation-based learning, interprofessional educational learning and cultural competence in healthcare and education. Dr. Vatwani is currently an Associate professor at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) at the Physical Therapy department in Florida and is a certified lymphedema and wound care therapist (CLWT), certified diversity professional (CDP) and Project Management Professional (PMP). She served as the co-chair for the Florida Physical Therapy Association’s acute care special interest group and has authored several peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and presentations at national level conferences. She is the 2022 recipient of the National Diversity Council Healthcare Diversity Leader Award as well as the 2022 American Physical Therapy Association Minority Faculty Development Award.
Financial Disclosure: Archana Vatwani receives a speaking honorarium from Education Resources, Inc.
Non-Financial Disclosure: Archana Vatwani has no non-financial disclosures to report.
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This course meets the criteria for 9 contact hours (0.9 CEUs) Intermediate Level.
Education Resources Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. This Distance Learning-Interactive course is pending AOTA approval for 9 contact hours 0.9 CEUs ( Intermediate, OT service delivery). AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
This course can be used toward your NBCOT renewal requirements for 9 units.
Approved provider of the FL Board of Occupational Therapy-CE Broker – 10.5 hrs. This course meets the approval of the TX Board of OT Examiners.
ASHA CE Provider (Intermediate level) 0.9 ASHA CEUs. ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.
ASHA credits are accepted by the TX Department of License and Renewal.
Application has been made to the FL Physical Therapy Association for 10.5 continuing education contact hours.
Application has been made to the MD Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Application has been made to the MN Board of Physical Therapy. Application has been made to the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 10.5 contact hours. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 10.5 contact hours (1.05 CEUs).
Education Resources, Inc. is an approved provider for Physical Therapy CEUs in the following states: CA, KY, OK and TX.
The following state boards of physical therapy accept other states’ approval: AK, AR, AZ, DC, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, KS, MA, 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, ME, MT, NE, ND, NH, SD, WA.
9 hours of this course qualify towards the discipline-specific hours for the 20-hour requirement for NDTA re-certification. They do NOT qualify towards the 8-hour NDTA Instructor requirement for re-certification.
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