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Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist Module 4: Oncology & The Skin

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

1. Define adenocarcinomas. 2. Recognize the 4 stages of the Ann Arbor Staging for cancer. 3. Identify 15 cancer risk factors. 4. Recognize African American men have the world’s highest rate of prostate cancer. 5. Identify the most common metastatic tumors. 6. Identify and differentiate between muscular and cutaneous disorders associated with malignancy. 7. Define stereotactic mammotome biopsy. 8. Recognize 5 major treatment modalities for cancer. 9. Identify and differentiate between 6 major chemotherapeutic agents. 10. Define partial remission. 11. Define the CARING criteria. 12. Recognize 16 symptomatic precautions for cancer patients during exercise testing or training. 13. Define urticaria. 14. Identify 10 causes of skin lesions. 15. Recognize 13 systemic causes of pruritus. 16. Define atopic dermatitis (AD). 17. Recognize 6 mechanical factors that induce skin disease. 18. Recognize and differentiate between 4 types of infections of the skin. 19. Identify and differentiate between 4 different types of skin cancer. 20. Recognize staging of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin for primary tumors. 21. Define superficial spreading melanoma (SSM). 22. Identify 6 risk factors for the development of malignant melanoma. 23. Differentiate between systemic and localized sclerosis. 24. Recognize 5 types of inflammatory myopathies. 25. Identify Gottron’s papules as a type of dermatomyositis. 26. Recognize the rule of nines as a quick method for estimating the extent of a burn injury. 27. Identify and differentiate between 5 systems and their medical complications in the burn-injured adult. 28. Recognize therapeutic positioning for the burn-injured client of 7 burned areas. 29. Identify the grades 0-5 of Wagner’s Ulcer Grade Classification. 30. Recognize 18 guidelines for prevention of pressure ulcers in adults. 31. Define hyperpigmentation. 32. Recognize clinical manifestations of blistering diseases.

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

Chapter 9: Oncology Chapter 10: The Integumentary System

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