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Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist Module 7: Lymph & Respiratory

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

1. Recognize the smallest of lymphatic vessels are lymphatic capillaries. 2. Define Starling’s Law. 3. Define Lymphedema. 4. Recognize 4 stages of lymphedema. 5. Identify 21 secondary causes of lymphedema. 6. Recognize lymphedema can develop in any part of the body or limb(s). 7. Define Stemmer’s sign. 8. Recognize 3 life-long risk precautions for clients with lymphedema. 9. Define long-stretch compression bandages. 10. Recognize 8 important resources in the treatment of lymphedema. 11. Define lymphangitis and recognize how it occurs. 12. Recognize 2 stages of lipedema. 13. List 14 common clinical causes of hypoxemia and their mechanisms. 14. Identify 8 most common signs and symptoms of pulmonary disease. 15. Recognize 11 descriptions of altered breathing patterns and sounds. 16. Recognize assessment of clubbing by the Schamrath method. 17. Identify 5 contraindications to airway clearance techniques in the medical client. 18. Recognize 3 causes of pneumonia. 19. Recognize when the use of a metered-dose inhaler should be administered. 20. Identify 4 chest clinical manifestations of bronchial asthma. 21. Differentiate between the 3 stages of asthma. 22. List 6 exercise guidelines for children with asthma. 23. Recognize the most immediate symptom of bronchiectasis. 24. Differentiate between 3 types of sleep apnea. 25. Define dry drowning. 26. Recognize the primary areas affected for 7 respiratory diseases. 27. Identify pulmonary clinical manifestations of cystic fibrosis. 28. List 11 signs and symptoms of pulmonary exacerbation in cystic fibrosis. 29. Recognize the flutter device can be used in anyone with COPD. 30. Identify the primary cause of atelectasis. 31. Recognize 4 ways pulmonary edema develops. 32. Identify 16 causes of acute (adult) respiratory distress syndrome. 33. Identify 13 extrapulmonary clinical manifestations of sarcoidosis. 34. Differentiate between small and non-small cell lung cancers. 35. Define adenocarcinomas and recognize they are the most common forms of lung cancer in the United States. 36. Recognize pulmonary embolisms (PE) as the most common cause of sudden death in the hospitalized population. 37. Define pulmonary hypertension (PH). 38. Define Cor Pumonale. 39. Define traumatic pneumothorax. 40. Recognize 3 treatments for pleural empyema.

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

Chapter 13: The Lymphatic System Chapter 15: The Respiratory 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