This module provides learners with a quick overview of pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), and implantable loop recorders. Indications and purpose for each device and considerations for treatment are discussed.
Section 1: Pacemakers, ICDs, Cardiac Loop Recorders – Clinical Considerations
Considerations for All Implanted Cardiac Devices
Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)
Cardiac Loop Recorders
Staff Writer: Nicole Fogarty, PT, DPT
Dr. Caberwal is a graduate of the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in St. Augustine, FL. She is certified in orthopaedic manual therapy and manual therapy certified. She is also a board-certified clinical specialist in orthopaedic physical therapy. Her primary clinical practice involves working with active duty military in Fort Bragg, NC. In 2019, she graduated from Andrews University post-professional program with a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy (DScPT). Currently, she is completing her manual therapy fellowship through the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT).Disclosure: Tara Caberwal, PT, DPT discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as Collecting Speaker's Fees Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor
Nicole Fogarty holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Northeastern University. She has experience treating patients with cardiopulmonary, orthopedic, and neurological impairments in the inpatient setting. She also has experience in outpatient orthopedics with additional training in medical screening and lumbopelvic examination and treatment. Nicole enjoys using her clinical experience and interest in current rehabilitation research as a Physical Therapy writer for Relias. Disclosure: Nicole Fogarty, PT, DPT discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as a Salaried Employee Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor
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