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Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist Module 8: Abdominal Cavity Systems

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

1. Identify 4 neurogenic causes of diarrhea. 2. Define Shaker head-lifting technique. 3. List 13 causes of increased intra-abdominal pressure. 4. Recognize 13 causes of decreased pressure of the lower esophageal sphincter. 5. Define Mallory-Weiss syndrome. 6. Recognize that worldwide, more than 90% of all esophageal cancers are squamous cell carcinomas. 7. Recognize incidence of tracheoesophageal fistulas (TEF). 8. Differentiate between Type A and Type B chronic gastritis forms. 9. Identify 4 primary goals of medical treatment of peptic ulcers. 10. Recognize 9 symptoms associated with malabsorption. 11. Differentiate between 3 characteristics of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. 12. Define leiomyomas. 13. Recognize the 4 stages according to Dukes’ Staging of Colorectal Tumors. 14. Identify 9 risk factors for inguinal hernias. 15. Define McBurney’s point. 16. Identify 10 most common signs and symptoms of hepatic disease. 17. Recognize 3 diseases associated with overproduction of bilirubin. 18. Define portal hypertension. 19. Identify and differentiate between 4 stages of hepatic encephalopathy. 20. Define ascites. 21. Identify and differentiate between 6 different types of viral hepatitis. 22. Identify 15 dose-related (predictable) causes of chemical and drug-induced hepatitis. 23. Define primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC). 24. Recognize the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma. 25. List 19 conditions associated with acute pancreatitis. 26. Recognize the 5 year survival rate for pancreatic cancer. 27. Define cholecystectomy. 28. Identify 14 risk factors associated with gallstones. 29. List 11 most common signs and symptoms of urinary tract problems. 30. Identify 15 risk factors for urinary tract infections. 31. Recognize the bacteria most often responsible for urinary tract infections. 32. Identify the onset of symptoms and signs associated with acute pyelonephritis. 33. Recognize the incidence of renal cell carcinoma (RCC). 34. Recognize the most common malignant kidney neoplasm in children. 35. Identify the four basic types of renal calculi. 36. Define chronic kidney disease (CKD). 37. Identify 12 risk factors for bladder cancer. 38. Define sensory neurogenic bladder. 39. Recognize 18 risk factors for urinary incontinence.

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

Chapter 16: The Gastrointestinal System Chapter 17: The Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Systems Chapter 18: The Renal and Urologic Systems

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