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Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist Module 13: Hearing, PNS & Labs
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours: 10
Registration Fee: $159
1. Differentiate between 13 common causes of vestibular disorder.
2. Recognize 5 potential locations of lesions that may affect the vestibular system.
3. Recognize dizziness as one of the most common clinical complaints when the vestibular system is involved.
4. Identify 3 types of physiologic nystagmus.
5. Define visual fixation.
6. Differentiate between 8 common characteristics of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
7. Recognize the use of the Dix-Hallpike Manuever when diagnosing BPPV.
8. Recognize the starting position for the Dix-Hallpike Manuever.
9. Recognize fistulas commonly occur at the round and oval windows of the middle ear.
10. List 6 characterizations of phobic dizziness.
11. Recognize and differentiate between the relationship of myelin thickness, conduction velocity, and sensory and motor fibers.
12. Define neurapraxia.
13. Differentiate between a neuropathy and a myopathy.
14. Define Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease.
15. Recognize 15 causes of neuromusculoskeletal symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
16. Recognize the position of Adson’s test and palpation of the radial nerve.
17. Define Saturday night palsy.
18. Define Morton’s neuroma.
19. Differentiate between 4 manifestations of autonomic diabetic neuropathy.
20. Recognize 2 symptoms required for diagnosis of Guillain-Barre Syndrome.
21. Define trigeminal neuralgia (TN).
22. Define CRPS.
23. Define BMP.
24. Recognize reference values for basic metabolic profile and magnesium for 9 tests.
25. Recognize laboratory values in acid-base disorders for metabolic acidosis, metabolic alkalosis, respiratory acidosis, respiratory alkalosis.
26. Recognize fasting plasma (blood) glucose levels in 4 populations.
27. Recognize exercise guidelines for thrombocytopenia of platelet counts greater than or equal to 30,000.
28. Define ESR.
29. Recognize the pulmonary artery systolic vascular pressure reference range.
30. Define HCO3-.
31. Recognize the disease associated with HLA-B8.
32. Identify 5 factors evaluated in cerebrospinal fluid.
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants and Athletic Trainers.
Chapter 38: Vestibular Disorders
Chapter 39: The Peripheral Nervous System
Chapter 40: Laboratory Tests & Values
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
01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM