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Cardiovascular Disease and Mobility: Therapeutic Impact

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to identify therapeutic impact of a cardiovascular rehabilitation program.


$15.00

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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. List three (3) signs of cardiovascular disease.
  2. List seven (7) factors to be considered when completing a PT or OT evaluation with individuals with a cardiac diagnosis.
  3. List three (3) sternal precautions post heart surgery.

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about the therapeutic impact of cardiovascular care from a rehab therapy perspective by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.

Author

Deanna Hodges, OTR/L, ATP, Dementia Care Specialist

Deanna has been practicing occupational therapy for 37 years. She currently works in acute care at Mayo Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. Prior to acute care, she worked for over 25 years in long term care, skilled nursing facilities and
short-term rehabilitation. She currently is a Dementia Care Specialist. She is an instructor and practitioner in the utilization of the assessment of cognitive skill levels and in the provision of treatment techniques to enable the patients and residents to perform at their best ability to function in activities of daily living. She has also been an Assistive Technology Professional since 2002, addressing challenging positioning situations in long term care, rehab and on an outpatient basis in a
facility-based wheelchair clinic. She also has conducted multiple local in-services on the value and implementation of functional wheelchair assessments and positioning techniques to fellow colleagues.

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Cardiovascular Disease and Mobility: Therapeutic Impact

$15.00
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