Obesity: Impact on Clinical Presentation for Rehabilitation

Green Clock Hours: 0.13 - 1.25

It is estimated more than 40% of all adults in the U.S. are experiencing obesity, and 10% of adults in the U.S. can be described as experiencing severe obesity (BMI > 40). Obesity has an impact on all aspects of a patient's clinical presentation and plan of care. This foundational course will review the physiology of obesity. Through a series of case examples including patients recovering from elective surgery, low back pain, and post-acute sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC), physical and occupational therapy professionals will learn effective patient management techniques and clinical pearls for working with this population.



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Course Description

It is estimated more than 40% of all adults in the U.S. are experiencing obesity, and 10% of adults in the U.S. can be described as experiencing severe obesity (BMI > 40). Obesity has an impact on all aspects of a patient's clinical presentation and plan of care. This foundational course will review the physiology of obesity. Through a series of case examples including patients recovering from elective surgery, low back pain, and post-acute sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC), physical and occupational therapy professionals will learn effective patient management techniques and clinical pearls for working with this population.



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