The cardio-pulmonary system is a huge component of the movement system but do you truly understand how to integrate this system into your patient’s plan of care? Life is all about ventilation and perfusion (V/Q). Without stability of this system we are not able to move forward and progress our patients to meet their therapy goals. Pathologies of the cardiopulmonary system can be either a primary diagnosis or a comorbidity for which we need to integrate into our assessment and dosage of interventions. This course will help you to integrate cardiopulmonary pathologies into your Physical therapy Plan of care. You will practice ongoing assessment including accessory muscle use, breathing/ventilation, pulmonary function, lab results, and EKG. The course objectives will be met through the use of lecture, radiographs and case studies. You will come away from this course with valuable tools to better work with all of your patients.
The information presented in this course is clinically relevant for Physical Therapist (PT), Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Occupation Therapist (OT), Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA), and Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) practitioners.
Disclaimer: Registrations from individuals with clinical designations not listed in the intended audience for this course may be subject to removal from the course roster without a full refund. See Brooks IHL Course Policies and Procedures for details at Brooksihl.org. If you are unsure or have questions related to the intended audience, please email CEU@BrooksIHL.org and we will be happy to help clarify!