Energy Conservation: Effective Strategies

Energy Conservation: Effective Strategies 

Individuals recovering from acute illness and those managing chronic disease can benefit from energy conservation techniques to reduce fatigue, pain, and shortness of breath during activities of daily living. This module provides therapy professionals and patients with energy conservation and work simplification strategies including self-monitoring tools, and how to modify the most common challenges to energy conservation including environmental modifications, activity pacing, and adaptive equipment recommendations.

$15.00

Hours: 0.00
REL-RTS-0-ECT

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-RTS-0-ECT
Hours: 0
Type: Pro-On-The-Go
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2026

Outline:
Section 1: Energy Conservation: Effective Strategies

Assessing Energy Levels

Activity Pacing

Environmental Modifications

Specific Tips for Common Activities

Example Activity Diary

Course Contributor

References

Instructor: Nicole Fogarty, PT, DPT
Nicole Fogarty holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Northeastern University. She has experience working as a Physical Therapist in outpatient orthopedic and acute inpatient settings. She has 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 has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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