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Differential Diagnosis Module 5: Gastrointestinal, Hepatic, Biliary and Urogenital
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours: 10
Registration Fee: $159
Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study on the screening for gastrointestinal, hepatic, biliary and urogenital diseases.
At the end of this course the professional will be able to:
*Differentiate between gastrointestinal symptoms including abdominal pain, dysphagia, odynophagia, GI bleeding, epigastric pain with radiation, symptoms affected by food, early satiety, constipation, diarrhea, fecal incontinence, arthralgia, shoulder pain and psoas abscesses.
*Identify 5 signs of gastrointestinal bleeding.
*Recognize causes of constipation and diarrhea.
*Recognize 4 screening tests for psoas abscesses.
*List clinical signs and symptoms of GERD, peptic ulcers, NSAID-induced impairment, diverticulitis, and appendicitis.
*Identify ARA criteria for classification of functional status in rheumatoid arthritis.
*Define McBurney’s Point.
*Identify and differentiate between clinical signs and symptoms of acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic carcinoma, ulcerative colitis, Chrohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and colorectal cancer.
*Recognize how to test for asterixis.
*Recognize and differentiate between clinical signs and symptoms of liver and gallbladder disease.
*Differentiate between major types of viral hepatitis including Hepatitis A, B, C D and E.
*Identify 14 risk factors for hepatitis.
*Recognize the 3 stages of hepatitis including the initial/preicteric stage, icteric stage, and recovery stage.
*Differentiate between clinical signs and symptoms of cirrhosis, portal hypertension, and hemorrhage associated with esophageal varices.
*Differentiate between clinical signs and symptoms of liver abscesses and liver neoplasm.
*Recognize and differentiate between acute cholecystitis, chronic cholecystitis and primary biliary cirrhosis.
*Identify clinical signs and symptoms of obstruction of the upper urinary tract.
*Identify 4 classifications of prostatitis.
*Identify clinical signs and symptoms of prostatitis.
*Differentiate between stress incontinence, urge incontinence, mixed incontinence, and overflow incontinence.
*Identify systemic manifestations of renal failure.
*Recognize clinical signs and symptoms of renal impairment, bladder and renal cancer and testicular cancer.
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapist, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants, and Athletic Trainers.
Module 5 Covers: Chapters 8, 9 and 10
Chapter 8: Screening for Gastrointestinal Disease
Chapter 9: Screening for Hepatic and Biliary Disease
Chapter 10: Screening for Urogenital Disease
You can check your states approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession. Click on the "Purchase" button to be directed to the course catalog.
This course utilizes text from a soft back textbook by Catherine Goodman, MBA, PT and Teresa E. Kelly Snyder, MN, RN, OCN “Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists: Screening for Referral” ©2007. “Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapist: Screening for Referral” is a comprehensive reference text which enables users to properly screen for medical disease. The goal of this text is to teach the therapist how to determine if the patient has a true neuromuscular or musculoskeletal problem and to determine the specific dysfunction or impairment.
The fourth edition of “Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists: Screening for Referral” has been updated and is packaged with a CD-ROM which covers special questions to ask, special forms to use and special tests to perform (CD-ROM available with the purchase of all mail format bundle packs of 20 contact hours or more).
This 944 page book with 163 illustrations has been broken down by chapters into 6 modules and has been approved for 10 contact hours per module (check your states approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Each 10 contact hour module can be purchased separately or combined with one or any of the other modules as a bundle pack for a total of 20, 30, 40, 50 or 60 contact hours. Individual modules are available in our online format (PDF Download) available instantly, or by mail.
Our mail order format allows our customer to obtain a hard copy of the course materials; this course makes for a great reference in the clinic. When you choose the mail format we will rush you your course materials the next business day via USPS Priority, UPS Ground or UPS 2nd Day Air.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Online version: $153
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Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM