Upcoming Medical Conferences in LincolnSearch Criteria : United States of America Lincoln
2019 College of Dentistry Alumni Reunion is organized by University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) College of Dentistry (COD) and will be held from Oct 04 - 05, 2019 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Dec 07 - 08, 2019 | Contact Hours 14.00 | USD $435 | Lincoln, Nebraska
Management of Acutely Ill Patients: An Evidence Based Approach from a Cardiopulmonary Perspective is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Dec 07 - 08, 2019 at Bryan Medical Center West Campus, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America. Audience: PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTAs working with acutely ill patients with multiple co‑morbidities in all practice settings.Cases will be specific to the adult and geriatric population. Knowledge and skills learned can be applicable to pediatrics. CEU Credits: This course meets the criteria for 14 contact hours (1.4 CEUs). Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043 for 14 contact hours (1.4 CEUs) - Intermediate level. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. NBCOT professional development provider- 14 PDUs Course Description: This course gives an evidence based clinical approach to the cardiopulmonary perspective of assessment and management of acutely-ill patients (of any diagnosis) across the continuum of care. Therapists working in different settings are frequently challenged with complex patients with cardiopulmonary diagnoses including CHF, Pneumonia and COPD or multiple systemic co-morbidities with effects on the cardiopulmonary system. This course will empower the therapist with assessment tools and understanding of the pathophysiology of cardiopulmonary conditions, to modify their therapy accordingly. The course content includes cardiopulmonary physical examination including auscultation, ABG analysis, CXR etc, exercise testing and prescription with strong emphasis on outcome measures and documenting effectiveness of therapy. Pulmonary interventions taught in this course are positioning, breathing techniques, chest clearance techniques and adjuncts of respiratory therapy like use of flutter, acapella etc. Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Formulate an effective cardiopulmonary assessment utilizing appropriate monitoring techniques like BP, HR, ECG monitoring, auscultation, ABG analysis, LFT, CXR and lab values. • Utilize various standardized outcome measures such as exercise testing, balance testing and Quality of Life questionnaire. • Demonstrate knowledge of individualized exercise prescription based on the exercise testing results and its modification for certain population groups. • Design and perform various therapeutic interventions like ACBT, postural drainage, positions for breathlessness, use of adjuncts for chest clearance like flutter, acapella etc. • Devise a safe and an effective plan of care for patients with different pathophysiological conditions including post operatively and relate precautions and modification of therapeutic interventions. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.