PT Rehabilitation of the Acute Ortho Patient

Green Clock Hours: 1.25

Physical therapy professionals play an important role in postoperative care for individuals who have undergone orthopedic surgery. It is important to have the knowledge, confidence, and skills to provide safe and effective care for these individuals in the acute and post-acute care setting. This course will review guidelines for evaluation and care of this patient population, with review of common postoperative precautions for specific surgical procedures. Additional topics include how to read and interpret lab values, the therapist's role in discharge planning, and current evidence-based guidelines for treatment.

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$25.00

Course Description

Physical therapy professionals play an important role in postoperative care for individuals who have undergone orthopedic surgery. It is important to have the knowledge, confidence, and skills to provide safe and effective care for these individuals in the acute and post-acute care setting. This course will review guidelines for evaluation and care of this patient population, with review of common postoperative precautions for specific surgical procedures. Additional topics include how to read and interpret lab values, the therapist's role in discharge planning, and current evidence-based guidelines for treatment.

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