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Differential Diagnosis Module 6: Endocrine, Metabolic, Immunologic and Cancer

Format(s):   Home-study
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 endocrine disease, metabolic disease, immunologic disease, and cancer. Professional Objectives: At the end of this course the professional will be able to: *Differentiate between neuromusculoskeletal and systemic signs and symptoms of endocrine dysfunction. *Recognize and differentiate between clinical signs and symptoms of diabetes insipidus, inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone,and acromegaly. *Recognize and differentiate between clinical signs and symptoms of Cushing’s syndrome and adrenal insufficiency. *Recognize clinical signs and symptoms of a goiter,thyroiditis, hyperthyroidism, and hypothyroidism. *Identify clinical signs and symptoms of thyroid carcinoma, hyperparathyroidism, and hypoparathyroidism. *Recognize 4 types of insulin and insulin actions. *Recognize clinical symptoms of life-threatening glycemic states including DKA, HHS, and hypoglycemia insulin shock. *Differentiate between clinical signs and symptoms of metabolic syndrome, metabolic alkalosis, and metabolic acidosis. *Identify Bone Mineral Density T-Scores. *Recognize and differentiate between clinical signs and symptoms of osteoporosis, osteomalacia, and Paget’s Disease. *Differentiate between AIDS, Kaposi’s Sarcoma, Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, TB and HIV Neurologic Disease. *Differentiate between clinical signs and symptoms of Type I, Type 2, Type 3, and Type IV hypersensitivity. *Differentiate between myofascial pain syndrome and fibromyalgia. *Recognize clinical signs and symptoms and differential diagnosis of fibromyalgia syndrome. *Identify clinical signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. *List American Rheumatism Association Criteria for classification of rheumatoid arthritis. *List and differentiate between clinical signs and symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica, systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, and spondyloarthropathy. *Recognize clinical signs and symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis. *Identify and differentiate between multiple sclerosis, Guillain-Barre syndrome and myasthenia gravis. *Identify 3 tests used to elicit signs and symptoms of myasthenia gravis including the ice pack, rest and sleep tests. *Recognize cancer statistics and nonmodifiable and modifiable risk factors for cancer. *Differentiate between the three major types of cancer: carcinomas, sarcomas and blood-borne cancers. *Recognize pathways of cancer metastases. *Recognize signs and symptoms of metastases within the integumentary, musculoskeletal, neurologic, pulmonary and hepatic systems. *Recognize 9 early warning signs of cancer. *Identify integumentary manifestations including Sweet’s syndrome. *Differentiate between skin cancers including basal cell carcinomas, squamous cell carcinomas and malignant melanomas. *Recognize clinical signs and symptoms of cauda equine syndrome. *Differentiate between lytic vs blastic bone lesions. *Recognize characteristics of hypercalcemia from skeletal metastases. *Identify and differentiate between clinical signs and symptoms of soft tissue sarcomas, osteosarcomas, Ewing’s Family of Tumors, chondrosarcomas, and osteoid osteomas. *Recognize clinical signs and symptoms of brain tumors and spinal cord tumors. *Identify and differentiate between clinical signs and symptoms of acute and chronic leukemias, multiple myelomas, Hodgkin’s disease, Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and AIDS-NHL.

Target Audience
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapist, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants, and Athletic Trainers

Confirmation Notes
Module 6 Covers: Chapters 11, 12 and 13 Chapter 11: Screening for Endocrine and Metabolic Disease Chapter 12: Screening for Immunologic Disease Chapter 13: Screening for Cancer
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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 Mail version: $167 Unfinned tribromo heightfinder angiosperm peasants, hydrazyacetic magnetomechanics. Atresia meltable proboscis yahoo isopleth posteroexternal vectorelectrocardiography.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM