Interdisciplinary Medical Screening for the Physical Therapist 2020

Details
Start:

March 21 - 08:00 am

End:

March 22 - 12:00 pm

Event Category:

Naturalist PA

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Organizer

Arcadia University Department of Physical Therapy

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/arcadia-university-department-of-physical-therapy-7917348184

New for 2020…updated topics and speakers!


COURSE DESCRIPTION


This interactive and hands-on course is designed to advance the knowledge and skills required to recognize findings necessitating medical referral for patients in a variety of settings. The course will build on the clinicians current clinical expertise through lecture, laboratory experiences, collaborative decision-making, and interdisciplinary case discussions. Medical conditions that mimic musculoskeletal dysfunction, and must knowredflagsacross the lifespan will be highlighted. Evidence-based management will be addressed to guide the role of physical therapists as collaborative practitioners who are ideally positioned to identify manifestations warranting referral.





COURSE OBJECTIVES


Upon the completion of this course the participant will be able to:



  • Identify signs and symptoms associated with selected medical conditions that mimic musculoskeletal dysfunction.

  • Demonstrate selected physical therapy examination screening techniques.

  • Utilize evidence-based medical guidelines to determine indications for further diagnostic imaging.

  • Apply clinical decision making to orthopedic, neurologic, cardiopulmonary, and pediatric patient populations.





COURSE FACULTY


To be announced.






Earn 10.5 Direct Access contact hours for PA. Arcadia University is an approved sponsor for CEUs in PA, DE, and NY. Pending approval by the State Board of New Jersey for 10.5 contact hours/continuing education credits.






 


COURSE AGENDA (TENTATIVE SCHEDULE. SUBJECT TO CHANGE)


Saturday:


8-8:30 Introduction/Review of Systems/Referring Out


8:30-9:15 Electrophysiology


9:15-10:00 Nutrition


10:00-10:30 Break


10:30-11:15 Abdominal Screening


11:15-12:00 Headaches


12:00-1:00 Lunch (Will be provided)


1:00-1:45 Cardiopulmonary Considerations


1:45-2:30 Edema/lymphedema


2:30-3:00 Break


3:00-3:45 Cancer Rehab Considerations 


3:45-4:30 Screening of the Dizzy Patient


4:30-5:00 Wrap-up/Adjourn


 


Sunday:


8:00-8:45 Diabetes


8:45-10:00 Chronic Pain 


10:00-10:30 Break


10:30-11:15 Dermatological Screening


11:15-12:00 Recognizing Abuse


12:00 Wrap-up/Adjourn


 



Confirmation emails and directions will be sent out when payment is received.


Written notice of cancellation is required.


Refund minus $50 processing fee provided for requests prior to March 6, 2020.


No refunds available for cancellations received after March 6, 2020.



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