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Clinical Pharmacology for Rehabilitation Professionals

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Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Speech-Language
Contact Hours:   11
Registration Fee:   $297


Objectives
1. Identify the basic types of side effects and adverse drug reactions for common therapeutic drugs. 2. Differentiate between selective and nonselective drugs. 3. Identify and differentiate between pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and toxicity. 4. Differentiate the different name types for drugs. 5. Differentiate between enteral and parenteral administration of a drug. 6. Define half-life. 7. Define potency of a drug. 8. Define therapeutic index. 9. Identify altered effects of drugs in the elderly. 10. Define polypharmacy. 11. Identify the different types of dependency. 12. Define Hypertensive Crisis. 13. Identify and differentiate between the types of seizures. 14. Identify the therapeutic agents, functional outcomes and solutions in patients with movement disorders. 15. Identify the stages of anesthesia. 16. Identify MAC- minimum alveolar anesthetic. 17. Identify the therapeutic agents, functional outcomes and solutions in patients receiving general anesthetics. 18. Identify the mechanism of action, interference with functional outcomes and possible solutions for patient s on different types of cardiovascular medication. 19. Identify the mechanism of action, interference with functional outcomes and possible solutions for patient s on different types of pain medication. 20. Identify the mechanism of action, interference with functional outcomes and possible solutions for patient s on different types of skeletal muscle relaxants. 21. Identify the mechanism of action, interference with functional outcomes and possible solutions for patient s on different types of endocrine pharmacology.

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

Description
By Suzanne Tinsley, PhD, PT, NCS “Clinical Pharmacology for Rehabilitation Professionals” ©2011 is offered in cooperation with Suzanne Tinsley. This course is an 11 contact hour video based course. “Clinical Pharmacology for Rehabilitation Professionals” focuses on various drugs relevant to the rehabilitation specialist. The case studies presented in this course use clinical reasoning based on the highest level of evidence available. Dr. Tinsley, PhD, PT, NCS received her Master’s in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University in 1986 and her PhD in Neuropharmacology from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport in 1999. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport. Dr. Tinsley teaches medical pharmacology in the School of Allied Health Professions, School of Graduate Studies and School of Medicine. Dr. Tinsley is an APTA Board Certified Neurologic Physical Therapist and has presented nationally at APTA conferences as well as numerous continuing education seminars on the topic of pharmacology and rehabilitation. She currently serves as Chair of the Stoke SIG, Neurology Section, APTA. She has an active clinical practice in the area of neurological rehabilitation as well as an active clinical research agenda.

Dates and Locations
 
Purchase Address:   Home-study
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Dates:   01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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