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Postsurgical Sports Rehab: Knee & Shoulder- Module 2: Knee Ligament Injuries- ACL

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy
Contact Hours:   10
Registration Fee:   $120

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:
1.Identify the key events in the historical evolution of postsurgical rehabilitation
2.Explain why patient profiling is important in rehabilitation
3.List ways to reestablish normal range of motion postsurgically
4.Recognize the clinical pathways for ACL reconstruction and identify their phases
5.Identify pathways to assist in muscle reeducation
6.Identify phase I, II, III and IV rehabilitation protocols following a contralateral patellar tendon graft
7.List rehabilitation phases and subsequent goals
8.Identify potential problems/complications
9.Describe a program to alleviate anterior knee pain postsurgically
10.Recognize the most commonly used autografts
11.List advantages of disadvantages of a hamstring-gracilis tendon autografts
12.Explain the preferred method of hamstring anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
13.Identify the phases in postoperative rehabilitation of the hamstring-gracilis tendon autograft
14.Define allograft
15.Identify the advantages and disadvantages of an allograft
16.List preoperative ACL management considerations
17.List modalities and explain their effectiveness postsurgically
18.Identify considerations with preoperative graft selection
19.Give an overview of the graft procedure
20.List terms to describe loss of motion

21.List the signs and symptoms of DVT
22.Identify anatomical structures of the ACL and PCL
23.Identify and differentiate between extrinsic and intrinsic risks for ligament injury
24.Describe the Dynamic Neuromuscular Analysis Training Protocol

Target Audience
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants

Confirmation Notes
Methods of Instruction: Online course available via internet
Educational Level:Intermediate
CEU Information: Click here for CEU approvals.

This course is derived from the textbook by Robert Manske “Postsurgical Orthopedic Sports Rehabilitation Knee & Shoulder” ©2006. The text focuses specifically on post-surgical guidelines for successful rehabilitation of the knee and shoulder for sports patients. Content covers basic concepts related to soft tissue healing, as well as core concepts in sports medicine rehabilitation, all of which lay the groundwork for discussions of specific protocols. Detailed descriptions of the latest post-surgical procedures for various knee and shoulder pathologies equip professionals with essential knowledge needed to recommend the most effective treatment plans.
Module 2: Knee Ligament Injuries-ACL covers chapters 8 through 12 and 17.
Chapter 8: Reconstruction Using Ipsilateral Patellar Tendon Autograft
Chapter 9: Rehabilitation after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with a Contralateral Patellar Tendon Graft: Philosophy, Protocol, and Addressing Problems Chapter 10: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using the Hamstring-Gracilis Tendon Autograft
Chapter 11: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Allograft
Chapter 12: Complications in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Chapter 17: Preventing Injury to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament

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