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Digital Seminar

Introduction to Blood Flow Restriction


Faculty:
Jim Wagner, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, CPAM, CSCS
Duration:
1 Hour 27 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Oct 01, 2019
Product Code:
POS064440
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) is a new shining star for treatment in the rehab world.  With the ability to safely be used post-op, it’s no wonder clinicians are asking how they can add this to their treatment toolbox. This online course provides the research behind the protocols and teaches you how to safely and effectively integrate BFR Training into your practice. You’ll learn how BFR can improve:

  • Nervous system function
  • Bone mineral density
  • Overall vascular health

Learn how Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training can reap the benefits of a high-intensity rehab program, with lower intensity and in less time.

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 your profession.  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 profession's standards.  

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.


Athletic Trainers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This self-study program has been approved for a maximum of 1.25 hours of Category A continuing education.


Florida Massage Therapists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Florida Board of Massage Therapy as a continuing education Approved Provider. Provider #50-399. This course is offered for 1.25 self-study CE hours.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 1.0 self-study continuing education credits.

CE Broker


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 1.25 continuing competency hours.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 1.25 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.


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 1.0 CE credit hours.


Kentucky Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 1.25 continuing education credit hours for Kentucky Physical Therapists. The rule under 201 KAR 22:045, Section 2, (2)(a) states that category 1 continued competency credits can be earned from providers approved by another physical therapy licensing agency. 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.

 


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 1.7 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 1.0 continuing education hours.


Pennsylvania Physical Therapists and Assistants

The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This self-study activity consists of 1.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.


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 1.25 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.


Utah Physical Therapists And Physical Therapist Assistants

This course is designed to meet the Utah DOPL Rule R156-24b-303b.2.c.iv - A commercial continuing education provider providing a course related to the practice of physical therapy. Please retain a copy of the advertising brochure and your certificate of completion to provide to your board should this be requested of you. This self-study activity consists of 1.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Vermont Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 1.25 continuing education credit hours for Vermont Physical Therapists. The Board confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. 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.


Virginia Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 1.25 hours of type 2 continued competency credit for Virginia Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Regulation 18VAC112-20-131, Section B, (2) states that up to ten type 2 continued competency credits can be earned by completing independent study activities related to the clinical practice of physical therapy. 


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 1.25 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

Jim Wagner, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, CPAM, CSCS Related seminars and products: 3


Dr. Wagner is an occupational therapist and certified hand therapist who has worked in upper-extremity orthopedic clinical settings for more than 20 years. He received his post-professional clinical doctorate from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions with a specialty in hand therapy. Dr. Wagner is currently team leader of the OT/Hand Therapy Department at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. In addition, he is credentialed in physical agent modalities and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist.

Dr. Wagner is also an adjunct professor in the Occupational Therapy Program at Keuka College in Keuka Park, NY. He is a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists and has been published in the practice forum section of the Journal of Hand Therapy. Dr. Wagner has integrated his passion for instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) into his daily clinical practice and personal training. On a personal note, he has been involved in competitive powerlifting/weightlifting for 28 years.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Describe the history of Blood Flow Restriction Training.
  2. Describe how the design of B Strong BFR bands doesn't cause arterial occlusion.
  3. Correctly list at least 4 of the contraindications to B Strong BFR as presented in the course.
  4. Explain the local and systemic mechanisms of Blood Flow Restriction Training.  
  5. Compare the 5 differences between utilizing a wide rigid cuff versus a narrow elastic cuff as presented in the course.

Outline

Introduction and History of Blood Flow Restriction Training
  • Introduction and disclaimer
  • What is Blood Flow Restriction Training?
  • History of Blood Flow Restriction Training
  • B Strong Blood Flow Restriction Training Systems
Mechanisms of Blood Flow Restriction Training
  • Local and systemic mechanisms
  • Physiology of exercise and Blood Flow Restriction Training
  • Tissue types and their responses to Blood Flow Restriction Training
  • The science behind B Strong Blood Flow Restriction
    • State of the limb with inflated band at rest
    • Applying a venous blockade
    • Disturbance of homeostasis
    • State of the limb with inflated band during exercise
    • Muscle fiber recruitment
  • Summary
Safety of Blood Flow Restriction Training
  • Safety
    • Indications and contraindications
    • FDA Regulations
    • Is blood flow restriction training safe according to the research?
    • Types of bands/cuffs
    • DOMS and Rhabdomyolysis
    • Hypertension
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Efficacy
    • Research studies
    • Case study
Applications of Blood Flow Restriction Training
  • Demonstrations
    • Upper extremity
    • Lower extremity
  • Applications of B Strong Blood Flow Restriction Training

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Massage Therapists
  • Chiropractors
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Exercise Physiologists

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