COVID-19: Clinical Considerations for the Outpatient Post-Acute Physical Therapist

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Target Audience

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Rehab Leaders

Description

This online module is intended for physical therapists, physical therapist’s assistants, and rehabilitation leaders struggling to cut through the clutter for actionable information on the physiology, clinical course, do’s and dont's of treatment, and evidence-informed treatment guidelines relative to COVID-19. This is an introductory course designed to clarify the roles, responsibilities, and clinical considerations of the physical therapist and physical therapist’s assistant, at every phase of patient care.

Featuring Expert Faculty from the Atrium Health Learning Academy:
Andrew Ball, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, CMTPT, CertMSKUS, NASM-PES

Release Date: June 26, 2020
Valid Through: June 25, 2022

Charlotte AHEC, as a part of the NC AHEC System, is an approved provider by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners with regard to activities directly related to Physical Therapy for continued competence.

Creation of the content was made possible through the Atrium Health Essential Needs Fund at Atrium Health Foundation.

Objectives

  • Familiarize the non-acute PT with physiology and inpatient course of patients with COVID-19;
  • Familiarize the acute PT with post-acute considerations;
  • Introduce the learner to the pathophysiology and clinical course of COVID-19;
  • Review with the learner, the value (or not) of postural drainage and chest PT;
  • Review mortality rates and transmission risks;
  • Review mobility considerations in the acute and post-acute phase;
  • Review evidence-informed materials for public education.

Contact

Chanyne C Cupil, BS

Electives

Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Dr. Andrew M Ball, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, CMTPT
Date(s)
Jun 26, 2020 - Jun 25, 2022
Check-In Time
12:00 PM
Credit
0.10 - CEU
1.00 - Contact Hours
1.00 - NCBPTE Contact Hours
Location
Online Learning