Managing Post-intensive Care Syndrome in Your Clinic

Session Description:

Five million adults of all ages are admitted to intensive care units (ICU) each year, and up to 80% of survivors will experience physical problems such as weakness, impaired ambulation, and reduced performance of activities of daily living, following discharge from a hospital. These problems are due to post-intensive care syndrome (PICS)—a constellation of physical, cognitive, and psychological problems that persist for months and years after hospitalization. Physical therapists in community-based settings are ideal health care professionals to manage the rehabilitation of patients with PICS. This course will prepare physical therapists to recognize the unique presentation of individuals with PICS, and provide evidence-based interventions aimed at returning people with PICS to their prior level of function. This course will also be presented with strategies for educating referring health care professionals (eg, physicians, nurse practitioners) about the value of including referrals to physical therapists for treatment to improve physical performance and quality of life when patients are discharged from the ICU and hospital.

Meet the Speakers:

James Smith, PT, DPT, is professor of physical therapy at Utica College in New York. He is a former president of the Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy, a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and he served on the National Quality Forum’s Patient Safety - Complications Steering Committee. He is principal investigator of a team developing the clinical practice guideline for the Identification and Evaluation of Post-Intensive Care Syndrome, with support from APTA and the Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy.

Patricia J. Ohtake, PT, PhD, is assistant vice president for Interprofessional Education and associate professor in the Physical Therapy Program at the University at Buffalo. She conducts research focusing on the use of simulation for physical therapist student education and interprofessional education. She is a past senior editorial board member for Physical Therapy (PTJ). In 2000, she received APTA’s Margaret L. Moore Award for Outstanding New Faculty Member. She has authored more than 60 peer-reviewed publications, 2 book chapters, and is a consistent presenter at chapter, national, and international conferences. She is a member of a team developing the clinical practice guideline for the Identification and Evaluation of Post-Intensive Care Syndrome, with support from APTA and the Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy.

Course Code:

LMS-816

APTACategory

Category1

cert_CA approval

CPTA2016-17

cert_Insert Up To

No

cert_No IACET

No

cert_NV credit value

0.2

cert_NY approval

Yes

cert_OH approval code

17S5575

cert_OH hours

1.5

cert_Transcript stmt

No

cert_TX approval

1909019TX

Completion Instructions

  • Review the pre-recorded session and compile questions for the live Q and A session.
  • Following the Q and A, complete the assessment with a 70% or higher score.
  • Submit your evaluation feedback.
  • Print your certificate.

Course level

Intermediate

Date published

02/01/2017

Date recorded

07/20/2017

Delivery method

Online

Instructor(s)

Jim Smith, PT, DPT; Patricia Ohtake, PT, PhD

Learning objectives

  1. Identify the physical, cognitive, and psychological symptoms of post-intensive care syndrome (PICS)
  2. Implement an examination and evaluation for the body impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions that accompany PICS.
  3. Generate evidence-based approaches for physical therapist management for the problems that accompany PICS.
  4. Advocate to referral sources about the benefits from physical therapist management for patients with PICS.

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Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.2
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Tags:post-intensive care, Patricia Ohtake, Jim Smith
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Price:$169.00
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