Safety of Symptom-Based Modification of Physical Therapy Interventions in Pediatric Oncology Patients With and Without Low Blood Counts

NOTE: The article for this course is available through the Rehabilitation Oncology (RO) site; or in the Resources area of this course.

Course Description:

This OncoReads self-study will provide the learner with a guide to the safety of symptom-based modification of physical therapy interventions in a pediatric cancer population.

Primary Author bio:

Laura Gilchrist PT, PhD is a clinical research scientist with the Cancer and Blood Disorders Program at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and a Professor of Physical Therapy at St. Catherine University. Her primary research is in the area of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in children/adolescents undergoing treatment for cancer. She has published and presented extensively in the area of pediatric oncology and is active in producing evidence-based reviews to guide clinical care in oncology rehabilitation.

Course Code:

LMS-986-3

APTACategory

Category1

cert_CA approval

CPTA2018-19

cert_Insert Up To

No

cert_Logo One

cert_No IACET

No

cert_NV credit value

.2

cert_NY approval

Yes

cert_Transcript stmt

No

cert_TX approval

1909019TX

Completion Instructions

Read the article, complete the assessment with at least a 70% score, claim your certificate

Course level

Intermediate

Date published

09/14/2018

Delivery method

Text

Instructor(s)

Gilchrist, L.; Tanner, L. R.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this OncoRead course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the American Physical Therapy Association Academy of Acute Care Guidelines for Exercise intervention and modification in light of low blood counts.
  2. Understand the benefits of exercise and physical therapy for children with cancer and the challenges of balancing the benefits in a population that often has low blood counts.
  3. Understand how a symptom-based approach to modifications of physical therapy and exercise may be useful and safe for a pediatric oncology population.

Partner(s)

Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy

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1PDF
2Assessment_Pediatric Oncology Patients
Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.2
Credit Categories
Domains:oncology, pediatric oncology, gilchrist
Enrollment
Price:$90.00
Available discounts:
  • Non Member
    $90.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
  • Member
    $54.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
  • Oncology
    $48.60
    (until 12/31/2030)
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