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Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist Module 10: Musculoskeletal System

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

1. List 8 common musculoskeletal disorders. 2. Define sarcopenia. 3. Recognize 9 benefits of strength training in the older adult. 4. Recognize 11 most frequently observed manifestations of Down’s syndrome. 5. Differentiate between structural and functional curvatures. 6. Recognize 4 bracing options for scoliosis. 7. List 7 signs and symptoms of hydrocephalus. 8. Identify 8 factors contributing to pressure ulcers in myelomeningocele. 9. Identify 6 associated characteristics of Arnold-Chiari malformation. 10. Identify 11 signs and symptoms of shunt malfunction. 11. Identify 8 signs and symptoms of tethered cord syndrome. 12. Recognize and differentiate between 7 disorders of muscle. 13. Define nemaline myopathy and differentiate between the 5 types. 14. Identify and differentiate between 3 types of spinal muscular atrophy. 15. Recognize the first sign of congenital muscular torticollis (CMT). 16. Recognize the nerves affected with Erb-Duchenne palsy. 17. Identify and differentiate between 3 types of bracial plexus injury and their clinical characteristics. 18. List the 4 types of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) according to the Sillence Classification. 19. List 9 clinical characteristics of arthrogryposis. 20. Identify 8 non-modifiable risk factors and conditions associated with osteoporosis. 21. Define osteopetrosis. 22. Recognize and differentiate between trabecular and cortical bone. 23. Identify daily calcium requirements for 11 age groups. 24. Recognize the WHO classification for bone mineral density including T-scores and significance. 25. List 12 side effects of estrogen. 26. Identify the two primary causes of osteomalacia. 27. Identify 7 risk factors associated with osteomalacia. 28. Recognize the usual causative agent of acute osteomyelitis. 29. Identify 4 congenital conditions associated with musculoskeletal infection. 30. Recognize that implant infection remains the primary cause of prosthetic failure. 31. Identify 10 predisposing factors in adult septic arthritis. 32. Identify 3 methods of introduction of bacterial arthritis. Recognize 7 types of myositis.

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

Chapter 22: Intro to Pathology of the Musculoskeletal System Chapter 23: Genetic & Developmental Disorders Chapter 24: Metabolic Disorders Chapter 25: Infectious Diseases of the Musculoskeletal 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