This program is no longer active, however there are other versions of this program in which you may be interested.

Acute Care & ICU Rehab: Strategies for the Medically Complex Patient, 12/12/2019 9:00:00 AM CST, Live Webcast More info »
Image of Acute Care & ICU Rehab: Strategies for the Medically Complex Patient
Live Webcast

Acute Care & ICU Rehab: Strategies for the Medically Complex Patient


Faculty:
Trisha Farmer
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Product Code:
LWC021180
Brochure Code:
PLW73106
Media Type:
Live Webcast

Program no longer active
 Purchase Additional Participant CE »

Description

Explore the latest interventions for improving functional mobility, strength, independence, and outcomes in acute care rehab.

Designed for all practice levels, from the new grad to the veteran acute care professional, this hands-on course will provide you with an updated knowledge base for making appropriate decisions within the ICU and acute care environments, implementing assessment and treatment tools, integrating existing treatment plans with progression into the plan of care, and adjusting or accommodating treatment interventions across the hospital stay through transition out of the hospital.

Discover the latest assessment techniques and learn how to integrate treatments into rehab plans during acute and post-acute phases. Practice the latest interventions, strategies, and best practices in hands-on labs throughout the day.

Discover new treatments for:

  • Early mobilization
  • Management of lines, wires and tubes
  • Respiratory distress
  • Intubation/Vent dependency
  • Discharge planning
  • Caregiver training
  • Productivity
  • Billing/Documentation

Credits


*

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 live interactive webcast. This webcast is a broadcast of a live event. You will be able to type questions to the speaker. The speaker will see the questions and address them during the presentation as time allows. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web based activities are 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.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.

Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.


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 in full attendance will earn 6.0 contact hours.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 17118 for 6.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required. No partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. 


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # FBN2858. This course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours. 


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours. Full attendance in the activity is required; no partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. These contact hours are used for your license renewal. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the webcast title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid for the webcast.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

AOTA

PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.


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 6.0 continuing education credits.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. This certificate is proof of your attendance. Please retain it in your records or use for submission as proof of completion when required.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

California Physical Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This course will qualify for 6.0 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 course qualifies for 6.0 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 course qualifies for 7.2 contact hours. 


North Carolina Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation, Provider Number: 216-000071. This intermediate course is approved by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners by virtue of PESI Inc. approved provider status with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation. This course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education 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 6.0 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.


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 360 continuing education minutes 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

Trisha Farmer Related seminars and products: 2

COTA/L


Trisha Farmer, COTA/L, a nationally renowned speaker and educator, holds extensive experience in all aspects of acute care, including neurology, complex trauma, orthopedics and a multitude of diagnoses involving medically complex and clinically fragile patients. Clinically, she is currently employed within a Level I Trauma Center, which holds a nationally recognized stroke center and Regional Burn Center, where she routinely develops innovative and evidence-based treatment plans for patient’s experiencing a wide variety of diagnoses.

In addition to her clinical expertise, Trisha serves as a continuing education instructor for multiple organizations, specializing in the provision of continuing education in the field of acute care therapy as well as wheelchair seating/positioning.  In her spare time, Trisha works closely with volunteer and non-profit organizations with a focus on veterans and suicide awareness.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Trisha Farmer has an employment relationship with Memorial Medical Center; and Saint Louis University Hospital. She receives an honorarium from Performance Health Academy. Ms. Farmer receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Trisha Farmer has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Alternate Dates

Additional Info

Program Information

Additional Resources

To order the book, Fast Facts Workbook for Cardiac Dyshythmias and 12-Lead EKGs, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Ortho Notes: Clinical Examination Pocket Guide, 4th Edition, please visit our product store.


CD/DVD

Click here to purchase the DVD or CD recording from our product store. CE hours and approvals on products may differ from live CE approvals.


Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Outline

Physiological Changes in Acute Care
  • Effects of immobility on organ systems
    • Respiratory
    • Cardiac
    • Digestive
    • Musculoskeletal
    • Early and aggressive mobilization and intervention
Ensure Safe and Successful Transfers and Mobility for Any Patient
  • Decision-making process
  • Weight-bearing restriction mobilization
  • Specific mobility restrictions
    • Pulmonary embolism
    • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Mobilization management
    • Chest tubes
    • Arterial lines
    • IV management
ICU/IMC Specific Management
  • Fecal management systems
  • Various catheter types
Advanced Treatment Interventions for Improved Outcomes
  • Orthopedic interventions
    • Orthopedically complex patient
    • Cutting-edge interventions
      • Transitioning to same day ortho discharge
      • Shorter length of stay with improved outcomes
    • Transfer considerations
      • Alternative techniques for NWB
      • Transfers for all WB restrictions
  • Burn injury across the lifespan
    • Types and degree of burn injury
    • Burn management and surgical interventions
    • Current trends in therapeutic burn intervention
  • Cardiac diagnoses
    • Cardiac surgery and appropriate therapeutic progression
    • Sternal precautions
    • Implementation of strength training
  • Neurological emergencies and trends in intervention
    • tPA administration and impact on therapeutic intervention
    • Management of the severe stroke
    • Patients with brief neurological deficits
  • Respiratory compromised patient
    • High-flow oxygen management
    • COPD
    • Fresh take on energy conservation techniques
Interventions for Patients with Cognitive/Psychiatric Diagnoses
  • Addressing the behaviorally challenging patient
    • TBI
    • Dementia
    • Aggression
  • Motivation of the chronically-refusing patient
  • Major depression and its impact on therapeutic intervention
Outcome Expectations and Goal Considerations
  • Short-term vs. long-term goal implementation
  • Timing of PT/OTR reassessments
  • Predicting the future
    • Appropriate goal development
Create an Effective and Successful Discharge Plan
  • Importance of an interdisciplinary approach
  • Pros/cons of sub-acute, home health, and other discharge destinations
Caring for the Caregiver
  • Client-centered practice and inclusion of the patient’s support system
  • Managing the challenging family/caregiver
Billing and Documentation
  • Effective and successful documentation during acute and post-acute stay
  • Document progression in patients with limited function
  • Understanding G codes, payment, and billing
Achieve Productivity
  • History of productivity requirements and their necessity
  • Current trends in productivity expectations

Objectives

  1. State the critical elements of analysis and assessment in mobilizing medically fragile patients.
  2. Develop an appropriate plan of care for patients who present with a criticaly ill cardiac, neurological or respiratory diagnosis.
  3. Distinguish the characteristics, similarities of, and differences between, medically fragile and general acute care patients and methods to implement successful therapeutic interventions with each.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the outcome tools available for assessment of the acute or critically ill patient.
  5. Evaluate strategies for addressing the behaviorally challenging patient and successful methods for patient engagement.
  6. Identify methods to effectively document progression throughout the acute care spectrum.

Target Audience

  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners

Reviews

5
4
3
2
1

Overall:      4.3

Total Reviews: 68

Satisfaction Guarantee
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

ADA Needs

We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.

Please wait ...

Back to Top