At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:
Identify the signs and symptoms of right versus left heart failure.
List three (3) risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease.
Identify two (2) types of surgery used as interventions for cardiovascular disease.
At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge of common diseases of the cardiovascular system by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.
Brittany Phillips, PT, DPT, OCS
Dr. Brittany Phillips works as an orthopedic physical therapist and is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She treats a diverse patient population, including patients with orthopedic and post-operative conditions, sports rehabilitation, as well as neurologic conditions and oncology. She holds a certification as a LSVT Big physical therapist, focusing on the treatment of patients with Parkinson’s disease. In addition to her role as a clinician, Brittany serves as a Certified Clinical Instructor (CCI) for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant students and was recently a finalist for the Florida Clinical Instructor of the Year.