This OncoReads self-study course discusses the relationship between specific cognitive processes and functional mobility and falls in older cancer survivors.

Meet the Author

J. Blackwood, DPT Dr. Blackwood is a Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and an associate professor of Physical Therapy in the physical therapy department at the University of Michigan-Flint. Dr. Blackwood has won numerous teaching and research awards at the University of Michigan – Flint as well as at the State and National levels. As a mentor, Dr. Blackwood’s goal is to challenge students to seek the evidence first and to become the best version of themselves through leadership, research, and community service opportunities. Her research focuses on factors which contribute to physical activity, mobility, and falls in older adults with a specific emphasis on those with early cognitive declines as a result of pathology (Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s disease) or other disease associated sequalae (chemotherapy induced cognitive impairment).

Course Code:

LMS-986-9

APTACategory

Category1

cert_CA approval

CPTA2018-19

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No

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cert_No IACET

No

cert_NV credit value

PENDING

cert_NY approval

Yes

cert_OH approval code

PENDING

cert_PA Gen hours

2

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No

cert_TX approval

1909019TX

Completion Instructions

Read article, complete assessment with at least a 70% score, download and save your certificate.

Course level

Intermediate

Date published

04/08/2019

Delivery method

Text

Instructor(s)

J. Blackwood, DPT

Learning objectives

  1. Identify associations between specific cognitive processes and functional mobility and falls among older cancer survivors.
  2. Understand the link between cognitive function and mobility deficits and falls in those with cancer.
  3. Recognize importance of the use of simple measures for screening of cognitive processes impacting mobility & falls in older survivors.

Partner(s)

Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy

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1PDF
2Assessment
Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.2
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Domains:j blackwood, oncology, cancer rehabilitation, cancer survivor
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Price:$90.00
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