PT/OT in the ICU: Patient Evaluation Best Practices

Green Clock Hours: 0.10 - 1.00

Early rehabilitation can reduce the adverse effects associated with intensive care unit (ICU) stays, including muscle weakness, declines in cardiopulmonary function, and pressure injuries. PTs and OTs need to understand best practice for evaluating patients in the ICU to ensure their safety and promote best outcomes. Through case scenarios, this course will provide an overview of the value of rehabilitation in the ICU, the importance of understanding lab values, electrocardiograms, monitoring devices, and best practice for communicating with the interdisciplinary team. Consideration for documentation and goal setting are also presented. 

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Course Description

Early rehabilitation can reduce the adverse effects associated with intensive care unit (ICU) stays, including muscle weakness, declines in cardiopulmonary function, and pressure injuries. PTs and OTs need to understand best practice for evaluating patients in the ICU to ensure their safety and promote best outcomes. Through case scenarios, this course will provide an overview of the value of rehabilitation in the ICU, the importance of understanding lab values, electrocardiograms, monitoring devices, and best practice for communicating with the interdisciplinary team. Consideration for documentation and goal setting are also presented. 

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