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Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist Module 3: Immune System and Infectious Disease

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   10
Registration Fee:   $159

1. Define passive acquired immunity. 2. Recognize 4 major functions of immunoglobulins. 3. Identify 13 factors that alter the immune system. 4. Define iatrogenic immunodeficiency. 5. Recognize the pathogenesis of HIV-1 infection. 6. Differentiate between 9 neurologic clinical manifestations of HIV disease. 7. Identify 7 standard AIDS/HIV precautions for health care workers. 8. Recognize that exercise is a safe and beneficial activity for the HIV-infected person. 9. Identify 5 classic symptoms of Type I hypersensitivity disorders. 10. Recognize 12 organ specific autoimmune disorders. 11. List 11 diagnostic criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). 12. Differentiate between fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome. 13. Identify 9 anatomic locations of tender points associated with fibromyalgia. 14. Recognize 4 signs and symptoms of infectious disease on the cardiovascular system. 15. Differentiate between 14 conditions in which fever generally does not exceed 102 degrees. 16. Recognize the 6 factors in the chain of transmission of infectious disease. 17. Identify and differentiate between infectious and safe waste. 18. Identify proper hand hygiene technique using alcohol-based rubs. 19. Recognize 7 standard precautions to prevent transmission of nosocomial infections. 20. Identify and differentiate between 5 basic laboratory techniques that can be used in the diagnosis of infectious diseases. 21. Define necrotizing fasciitis (NF). 22. Identify 7 risk factors for pneumococcal disease. 23. Recognize and differentiate between 8 types of herpes viruses. 24. Define herpetic whitlow. 25. Recognize treatment techniques for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). 26. Identify 3 neurologic manifestations of lyme disease.

Target Audience
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants and Athletic Trainers.

Chapter 7: The Immune System Chapter 8: Infectious Disease

By Catherine Goodman, MBA, PT, CBP and Kenda Fuller, PT, NCS This course utilizes text from the hardback textbook by Catherine Goodman, MBA, PT, CBP, and Kenda Fuller, PT, NCS “Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist” ©2008. Pathology offers guidelines, precautions, and contraindications for interventions with patients who have musculoskeletal or neuromuscular problems as well as other conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, or pancreatitis. In addition to addressing specific diseases and conditions, this text emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention strategies and covers issues with implications for physical therapy management, such as injury, inflammation, and healing. With this practical and evidence-based text, now enhanced with full-color illustrations and the latest research, you'll know what to factor into your clinical decisions to achieve the best outcomes for your patients.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM