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Cardiac Disease: Rehab Goals to Prevent Future Complications

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Objectives

  1. Determine the preferred treatment options based on acute heart disease pathophysiology.
  2. Investigate the diagnostic progression that could meet eligibility criteria for cardiac rehabilitation referral.
  3. Explore successful strategies for the most common lifestyle challenges that patients with acute cardiac disease may be experiencing.
  4. Analyze the effectiveness of secondary prevention programs.
  5. Evaluate gaps between in-patient and out-patient cardiac rehabilitation referrals.
  6. Separate LVAD, Life Vest and bridge therapies.
  7. Anticipate the next unexpected event when caring for heart disease patients.
  8. Assess opportunities to incorporate virtual technology use in patient monitoring and follow up.

Outline

Acute Heart Disease Diagnoses

 

Cardiac Rehab Referrals

 

Lifestyle Challenges for Patients

 

Cardiac Rehab

 

Secondary Prevention Program

 

Effecting Change

 

Preparing for the Unexpected Event

 

Insurance and Reimbursement

 

Preparing for Certification

 

Heart Failure: Where are We at Incorporating Them into Rehab?

 

Use of Technology

 

Using Cardiac Rehab to Its Fullest

Copyright : 12/06/2016

Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Neuromuscular & Neurodegenerative Disorders: What's Changed in 2016?

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Objectives

  1. Specify the preeminent medication management for multiple sclerosis and its complications.
  2. Breakdown the most recent diagnostic indicators for multiple sclerosis.
  3. Present your knowledge of Parkinson’s disease and its variants.
  4. Communicate common side effects to Parkinson’s medications.
  5. Analyze the pros and cons of medications vs. hands-on treatment for these diseases.
  6. Investigate the differences in myasthenic and cholinergic crisis.
  7. Explore the long-term care for muscular dystrophies.
  8. Formulate the syndrome variants for the patient with Guillain-Barré and CIDP.
  9. Investigate the symptom management for the patient with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
  10. Explore newly found genomic markers for diagnosis and treatment of these disorders.

Outline

Multiple Sclerosis

Parkinson’s Disease

Myasthenia Gravis

Muscular Dystrophy

Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy/radiculopathy

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Copyright : 10/18/2016