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Digital Seminar

Pharmacology for Rehabilitation Professionals


Faculty:
Suzanne Tinsley
Duration:
5 Hours 52 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
May 18, 2017
Product Code:
POS020566
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Understand How Your Patient's Medications Affect Functional Outcomes

Many patients being referred to therapy are taking prescription and/or over-the-counter medications. Although many of these medications are directly related to their therapy diagnosis, some may not be. What should you know about clinical pharmacology to manage them effectively?

In this recording, rehab pharmacology expert, Dr. Suzanne Tinsley, examines the critical aspects of pharmacology, including the principles of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics as well as how to apply these concepts to all drug classifications. You will discuss specific concepts of the pharmacology of the central nervous system and autonomic nervous system. You will analyze effects of drug actions on the major body systems, including mechanisms of therapeutic actions and adverse drug effects, problems involving drug interactions, and variables that modify drugs' effects. Special consideration will be given to many of the drugs most commonly used in treating cardiovascular and neuro-musculoskeletal disorders. Using case reports, you will uncover specific effects that have an impact on the rehabilitation management of patients and clients.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners

This self-study program offers instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 5.8 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement. 


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a  provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s  Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 5.8 contact hours. Expires: 05/18/2020.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 5.5 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 5.5 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 5.8 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 5.8 self-study continuing education credits.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 5.75 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 5.75 continuing competency hours.


Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 5.5 CE credit hours.


New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 7.0 contact hours.


Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 5.75 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

This course contains 5.5 hours of self-study continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.


California Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 5.5 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.


Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists

Approved for 7.0 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 5.75 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



Handouts

Faculty

Suzanne Tinsley Related seminars and products: 1

PhD, PT, NCS


Suzanne Tinsley, PhD, PT, NCS, is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Rehabilitation Sciences and Neurology and the current holder of the Charles R. Parks Endowed Professorship at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, where she teaches medical pharmacology and neuroscience in the School of Allied Health Professions. A Board Certified Neurologic Physical Therapist, Dr. Tinsley has presented both internationally and nationally on the topics of pharmacology and neurologic rehabilitation. She has also served on the ABPTS Academy of Content Experts. 

Dr. Tinsley received her Master’s in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University in 1986 and her PhD in Neuropharmacology from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport in 1999. She has published on pharmacology and rehabilitation and is an author of a pharmacology textbook for McGraw-Hill Publishing. She has an active clinical practice in the area of neurological rehabilitation as well as an active clinical research agenda. Dr. Tinsley has been honored as a Visiting Scholar at the renowned Valens Rehabilitation Clinic in Valens, Switzerland. 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Suzanne Tinsley is the assistant dean at LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. She is an author for McGraw Hill Publishing and receives a royalty. Dr. Tinsley receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Suzanne Tinsley has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Describe the primary pharmacokinetic factors involved in drug administration, absorption, distribution, interaction, and elimination
  2. Explain how altered pharmacokinetics may lead to a decrease or an increase in drug effects, and how these effects may be recognized in patients receiving therapy
  3. Discuss the concepts of psychological and physical dependence, tolerance, withdrawal, receptor, sensitivity, and cross-tolerance
  4. Identify the general categories, mechanisms of action, risk-benefit ratio, and implications on physical therapy and occupational interventions for the pharmacological agents routinely prescribed for conditions involving the cardiovascular, neuromuscular, endocrine, pulmonary, and central nervous systems
  5. Analyze the possible effects of various drug actions on the effectiveness of physical therapy and occupational therapy interventions and functional outcomes
  6. List the five classes of cardiac medications, the side effects of these medications, and how these side effects may interfere with rehabilitation outcomes

Outline

PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY

  • Pharmacokinetic principles
  • Pharmacodynamics principles
  • Their importance to rehabilitation

PHARMACOLOGY OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

  • Common CNS drugs seen in rehabilitation
    • Sedative-hypnotics, anti-seizure meds, anti-depressant meds, Parkinson’s disease meds, etc.
  • Side effects and rehabilitation outcomes

PATIENT ORIENTED PROBLEM SOLVING (POPS) CASE STUDY
PAIN MANAGEMENT - NARCOTICS, NONSTERIODAL, ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS

  • Advantages and disadvantages of each class
  • Common side effects and their effect on rehabilitation outcomes
  • Signs and symptoms of abuse

CARDIAC MEDICATIONS

  • 5 classes of cardiac medications
    • Beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, ACE inhibitors, diuretics, & glycosides
  • How these drugs are combined to treat cardiac disease/pathology
  • Therapeutic effects and side effects that may interfere with rehabilitation outcomes

POPS CASE STUDIES

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Nursing Home Administrators
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Nurses
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists

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