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Fundamental Orthopedic Management for PTA Module 3: Lower Extremities, Lumbar & Thoracic Spine

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

1. Identify and differentiate between 3 classifications of inversion ankle sprains. 2. Recognize the general three-phase intervention program for inversion ankle sprains. 3. Identify the 5 basic types of surgical repair procedures for correction of chronic subluxing peroneal tendons. 4. Recognize position of the patient when performing the Thompson test. 5. Recognize the most widely accepted classification of ankle fractures is called the Lauge-Hansen classification. 6. List and differentiate between 4 types of classifications of talar fractures. 7. Identify and differentiate between 3 grades of knee ligament sprains. 8. Recognize 5 exercises that do not strain the ACL. 9. Recognize that postoperative rehabilitation of the PCL may begin the day after surgery. 10. Recognize the most common meniscal tears are flap or vertical longitudinal tears. 11. Define Q angle. 12. List 4 basic contraindications for TKR. 13. Identify 3 main clinical complications associated with subtrochanteric fractures. 14. Recognize in rehabilitation after a proximal femoral intertrochanteric osteotomy, protected weight bearing is strictly enforced for 8-12 weeks after this procedure. 15. List 8 indications for the use of THR. 16. Recognize 4 precautions following a THR. 17. Identify 8 complications after pelvic fractures. 18. Recognize patient position to receive an inferior glide mobilization on the hip joint. 19. Recognize 7 compressive forces that influence intradiscal pressure. 20. Identify and differentiate between 3 types of disc herniations of the lumbar spine. 21. List and differentiate between the 5 types of spondylolisthesis. 22. Recognize surgery for scoliosis is typically reserved for curves that are 50-60 degrees. 23. Recognize 3 specific stages of impingement of the rotator cuff. 24. List 4 components of a comprehensive rehabilitation program to address rotator cuff impingement. 25. Define Bankart lesion. 26. Identify and differentiate between 3 grades of AC sprains and dislocations. 27. Recognize after a clavicle fracture, active shoulder elevation must not be greater than 50-70 degrees until after 4 weeks.

Target Audience
Occupational Therapy Assistants, and Physical Therapist Assistants.

Chapter 17. Orthopedic Management of the Ankle, Foot, and Toes Chapter 18. Orthopedic Management of the Knee Chapter 19. Orthopedic Management of the Hip and Pelvis Chapter 20. Orthopedic Management of the Lumbar, Thoracic, and Cervical Spine Chapter 21. Orthopedic Management of the Shoulder

This course utilizes text from the softback textbook by Robert C. Manske PT, DPT, Med, SCS, ATC, CSCS and Gary A. Shankman, PTA “Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant” ©2011. Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 3rd Edition, was designed to meet the unique needs of physical therapist assistants, by focusing on critical thinking and applications of fundamental orthopedic principles in physical therapy interventions. Clear explanations cover basic concepts such as the PTA's role in physical assessment of flexibility, strength, endurance, and balance, along with the specifics of tissue healing; medications; gait and joint mobilization; and an introduction to biomechanics. It also describes the application of therapeutic interventions for many orthopedic conditions by region and affliction.

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