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Post-Acute COVID-19 Exercise and Rehabilitation (PACER) Project

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The sheer number of cases and novelty of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, causing the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 (WHO, 2020), presents a challenge to physical therapy practitioners. Physical therapy practitioners will be presented with a volume of clients with significant cardiovascular and pulmonary impairments with which they might not be proficient. The PACER Project is an initiative of multiple APTA Sections & Academies to be a resource to increase practitioner proficiency in cardiovascular and pulmonary (CVP) physical therapy, including critical illness sequelae. Additionally, the clients with COVID-19 most likely to need physical therapy management are those who are elderly and/or possess chronic health issues, such as diabetes, COPD, hypertension, and coronary heart disease. These educational courses are intended to educate physical therapy and other rehabilitation clinicians. This education is not to take place of individual institutional competency training. The PACER Project coordinators urge institutions who lack the needed internal CVP competencies to consider seeking consultation by an ABPTS certified CCS, experienced acute/critical care PT, or similarly trained practitioner (live or virtual) Find a Specialist

CCS = American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties Board Certified Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Clinical Specialist

GCS = American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist

  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    (LMS-PACER-9) This course will discuss respiratory muscle training (RMT), methods to train and test respiratory muscled and the potential concerns/methods of RMT in patients with COVID-19.

    This is one module in a series of modules presented by the a group of APTA sections: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section, Academy of Acute Care Management, and the HPA. 

    This course will discuss respiratory muscle training (RMT), methods to train and test respiratory muscled and the potential concerns/methods of RMT in patients with COVID-19.

    Larry Cahalin

    PT

    Magno Formiga

    PT

    Course Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to watch the course recording.
    2. Click the Take Quiz button to complete the assessment. Learners will have 3 attempts to pass and must answer at least 70% of questions correctly.
    3. Click Fill Out Survey under the Evaluation listing to provide valuable course feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    4. Click the View/Print Your Certificate button under the Certificate listing. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the APTA Learning Center and clicking the CEU Certificate/Transcript link on the left-hand side of the page. 

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  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    (LMS-PACER-8) This course will discuss the post-COVID 19, post-acute, medically stable patient who is unable to return to pre-morbid health status and activity level from a multi-system perspective. Specifically, the relationship between the function of the respiratory diaphragm and other body systems post-COVID-19 will be explored.

    This is one module in a series of modules presented by the a group of APTA sections: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section, and the Academy of Acute Care Management. 

    This course will discuss the post-COVID 19, post-acute, medically stable patient who is unable to return to pre-morbid health status and activity level from a multi-system perspective. Specifically, the relationship between the function of the respiratory diaphragm and other body systems post-COVID-19.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Present a brief overview of COVID-19 and indicate how the disease might adversely affect physical function in the post-acute phase.
    2. Demonstrate how breathing and moving can be intentionally used together to improve breathing efficiency especially for COVID-19 survivors who likely have residual pulmonary problems and fatigue.
    3. Suggest early and late PT rehabilitation ideas looking at possible multi-system reactions to the disease: cardiopulmonary, musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, integumentary, internal organs.

    Mary Massery

    PT, DPT, DSc

    Course Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to watch the course recording.
    2. Click the Take Quiz button to complete the assessment. Learners will have 3 attempts to pass and must answer at least 70% of questions correctly.
    3. Click Fill Out Survey under the Evaluation listing to provide valuable course feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    4. Click the View/Print Your Certificate button under the Certificate listing. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the APTA Learning Center and clicking the CEU Certificate/Transcript link on the left-hand side of the page. 

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    For assistance logging in, accessing activities, claiming credit, or for other questions or concerns, please e-mail learningcenter@apta.org. 

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    (LMS-PACER-6) This course provides an overview of post-intensive care syndrome (PICS) and the impact that critical illness can have on a person’s physical function, mental health, and cognitive abilities. The examination approach for problems associated with PICS will be described, and recommended outcome measures and intervention strategies will be discussed.

    This is one module in a series of modules presented by the a group of APTA sections: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section, Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy, and the HPA. 

    This course provides the participant with an overview of post-intensive care syndrome (PICS) and the impact that critical illness can have on a person’s physical function, mental health, and cognitive abilities. Following an introduction to PICS, the examination approach for the problems associated with PICS will be described and recommended valid and reliable outcome measures will be discussed. Intervention strategies will be presented including prevention, patient and family education, compensatory interventions, restorative interventions, and the importance of coordination of the person’s care with an interprofessional team.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Define post-intensive care syndrome (PICS) and the triad of problems people recovering from critical illness may experience
    2. Describe strategies for the physical examination and evaluation for people with PICS
    3. Describe the mental health and cognitive impairments associated with PICS
    4. Describe an evidence-based rehabilitation intervention framework for the physical problems associated with PICS
    5. Describe the importance of coordination with an interprofessional health care team for people with PICS

    James Smith

    PT, DPT

    James 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, FNAP

    Dr. Ohtake 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.

    Hallie Zeleznik

    PT, DPT

    UPMC

    Hallie Zeleznik, PT, DPT is the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Professional Development for UPMC Rehabilitation Institute in Pittsburgh, PA. She is a Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist with over 20 years of clinical experience and specific expertise in the areas of brain injury, stroke, vestibular disorders, concussion, and post-intensive care syndrome. Her professional roles involve clinical practice, program development, implementation, knowledge translation, leadership, and clinical mentoring.  She serves as a faculty member for UPMC Rehabilitation Institute’s Neurologic & Geriatric Residency Programs and is an Adjunct Professor in the University of Pittsburgh Department of Physical Therapy. Hallie has served the profession in a variety of roles for the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy, APTA Acute Care and for ABPTS. She currently is the Co-Chair of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy’s Moving Forward Knowledge Translation Taskforce and the Co-Chair of APTA- Acute Care’s Core Measures Clinical Practice Guideline Knowledge Translation committee. 

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    Course Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to watch the course recording.
    2. Click the Take Quiz button to complete the assessment. Learners will have 3 attempts to pass and must answer at least 70% of questions correctly.
    3. Click Fill Out Survey under the Evaluation listing to provide valuable course feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    4. Click the View/Print Your Certificate button under the Certificate listing. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the APTA Learning Center and clicking the CEU Certificate/Transcript link on the left-hand side of the page. 

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    For assistance logging in, accessing activities, claiming credit, or for other questions or concerns, please e-mail learningcenter@apta.org. 

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    (LMS-PACER-5) This course will explore normal and abnormal vital sign response to exercise, how to interpret these changes to progress activity, and exercise and oxygen delivery methods/devices.

    This is one module in a series of modules presented by the a group of APTA sections: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section, Academy of Acute Care Management, and the HPA. 

    Dr. Hillegass will discuss normal and abnormal vital sign response to exercise, how to interpret these changes in order to progress activity and exercise and oxygen delivery methods/devices. All principles will be applied via case study discussion.

    Ellen Hillegass

    PT, EdD, CCS, FAPTA

    Course Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to watch the course recording.
    2. Click the Take Quiz button to complete the assessment. Learners will have 3 attempts to pass and must answer at least 70% of questions correctly.
    3. Click Fill Out Survey under the Evaluation listing to provide valuable course feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    4. Click the View/Print Your Certificate button under the Certificate listing. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the APTA Learning Center and clicking the CEU Certificate/Transcript link on the left-hand side of the page. 

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    For assistance logging in, accessing activities, claiming credit, or for other questions or concerns, please e-mail learningcenter@apta.org. 

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    (LMS-PACER-3) This course will explore how to conduct a thorough examination of the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems, including inspection, palpation, auscultation of the lungs and heart, and mediate percussion. Implications of how the SARS-CoV-2 might impact your examination will be highlighted.

    This is one module in a series of modules presented by the a group of APTA sections: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section, Academy of Acute Care Management, and the HPA. 

    In this course, participants will learn how to conduct a thorough examination of the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems. The four components of a chest examination, including inspection, palpation, auscultation of the lungs and heart and mediate percussion will be discussed. Implications of how the SARS-CoV-2 might impact your examination will be highlighted.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Inspect the chest wall to evaluate patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases,
    2. Palpate the chest wall to assess chest wall abnormalities in patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases,
    3. Auscultate the heart and lungs to analyze breath and heart sounds in patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, and
    4. Perform mediate percussion of the chest wall to investigate the lung volumes in patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases.

    Morgan Johanson

    PT, MSPT, Board Certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist

    Morgan is the president of Good Heart Education, a continuing education company that provides live and online continuing education courses to rehabilitation professionals on cardiovascular and pulmonary topics across the lifespan and all settings and provides mentoring services to physical therapists who are studying for the ABPTS Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Specialty Examination. She is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Toledo in Ohio. She worked extensively in acute care at the California Pacific Medical Center where she treated patients in the ICU, telemetry, heart transplant and adult CF wards. She was the program director for the Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System’s outpatient Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs and the Co-Director of the Ann Arbor VA Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy Residency Program where she continues to as an adjunct faculty member. Currently she is working at the Grand Traverse Pavilions SNF in Traverse City, Michigan. She is the Professional Development Chair for the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section of the APTA.

    Course Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to watch the course recording.
    2. Click the Take Quiz button to complete the assessment. Learners will have 3 attempts to pass and must answer at least 70% of questions correctly.
    3. Click Fill Out Survey under the Evaluation listing to provide valuable course feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    4. Click the View/Print Your Certificate button under the Certificate listing. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the APTA Learning Center and clicking the CEU Certificate/Transcript link on the left-hand side of the page. 

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    For assistance logging in, accessing activities, claiming credit, or for other questions or concerns, please e-mail learningcenter@apta.org. 

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    (LMS-PACER-2) In this course, learners will explore how the novel coronavirus creates the sequela most characteristic of COVID-19. A review of basic lung histology, lung/heart function, the pathophysiology of the infection, and the mechanism by which the coronavirus causes pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) will be highlighted, along with the recovery process.

    This is one module in a series of modules presented by the a group of APTA sections: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section, Academy of Acute Care Management, and the HPA. 

    Course Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to watch the course recording.
    2. Click the Take Quiz button to complete the assessment. Learners will have 3 attempts to pass and must answer at least 70% of questions correctly.
    3. Click Fill Out Survey under the Evaluation listing to provide valuable course feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    4. Click the View/Print Your Certificate button under the Certificate listing. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the APTA Learning Center and clicking the CEU Certificate/Transcript link on the left-hand side of the page. 

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    For assistance logging in, accessing activities, claiming credit, or for other questions or concerns, please e-mail learningcenter@apta.org. 

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    (LMS-PACER-18) This is one module in a series of modules presented by the a group of APTA sections: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section, and the Academy of Acute Care Management.

    This is one module in a series of modules presented by the a group of APTA sections: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section, and the Academy of Acute Care Management. 

    Many of the patients who survive COVID-19 will demonstrate deficits in all major body systems. One system commonly overlooked is the genitourinary (GU) system. One component of the GU system is the pelvic floor diaphragm. The pelvic floor diaphragm, in conjunction with the respiratory diaphragm, act as a pressure regulator of the trunk. By regulating pressures, this group of muscles assists patients with breathing, posture, and movement. Because these are interventions that will be commonly implemented in therapy sessions for patients who survive COVID-19, it is imperative that physical therapists screen the GU system and integrity of the pelvic floor diaphragm. The purpose of this webinar is to provide a further understanding of the relationship between the respiratory and pelvic diaphragms and how to incorporate the pelvic floor into post-COVID-19 physical therapy sessions.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Understand the influence of how medical management of COVID-19 can impart changes on the thoracic cavity and abdominopelvic cavity, including pelvic floor.
    2. Identify appropriate screening tools for incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction.
    3. Implement appropriate interventions, including management of intra-abdominal pressures, to reduce bladder and bowel leakage and pelvic floor dysfunction.
    4. Identify when to refer to a pelvic health physical therapist.

    Julie M Skrzat

    PT, DPT, PhD, CCS

    Karen Snowden

    PT, DPT, WCS

    Course Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to watch the course recording.
    2. Click the Take Quiz button to complete the assessment. Learners will have 3 attempts to pass and must answer at least 70% of questions correctly.
    3. Click Fill Out Survey under the Evaluation listing to provide valuable course feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    4. Click the View/Print Your Certificate button under the Certificate listing. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the APTA Learning Center and clicking the CEU Certificate/Transcript link on the left-hand side of the page. 

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    For assistance logging in, accessing activities, claiming credit, or for other questions or concerns, please e-mail learningcenter@apta.org. 

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    (LMS-PACER-16-2) This is part 2 of a 2-part course. It is highly recommended that you review Part 1 before starting this one.

    This is part 2 of a 2-part course. It is highly recommended that you review Part 1 before starting this one.

    COVID-19 infection has a wide range of presentations from being asymptomatic, to mild flu-like symptoms, to causing Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) requiring prolonged ICU stay. Consequences of moderate to severe COVID-19 infection may include chronic musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular, and pulmonary impairments in addition to other systemic effects that prevent patients from regaining their pre-COVID physical and functional status. As a result, they will likely be referred to outpatient physical therapy to address their ongoing impairments. This 7-part course provides an overview for the outpatient physical therapist that includes COVID-19 pathophysiology, acute and post-acute course, outpatient clinic preparation for patients recovering from COVID-19, important components of an outpatient PT evaluation, outcomes measures and interventions, a snapshot of physical therapy at Boston Hope Medical Center (COVID-19 field hospital), and strength training considerations.

    Lauren Mellett

    PT, DPT, CCS

    Lauren received a BS in Health Science in 1998 and MS in Physical Therapy in 2000 from Boston University. She completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in 2012. She has been a board-certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Specialist since 2005. Lauren has served as Adjunct Faculty in the Physical Therapy Program at Northeastern University since 2003 and spent 5 years as Adjunct Faculty at UMass Lowell. She is an active member of the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and served as its Treasurer from 2014-2020. She is a member of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) and the Massachusetts Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (MACVPR). She is involved in clinical research and has given several professional and community presentations on the topic of exercise training in cardiovascular and pulmonary populations.

    Nicole Surdyka

    PT, DPT, CSCS

    Nicole is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Passionate about bridging the gap between rehabilitation and sports performance for youth, collegiate, and professional athletes. I believe in treating patients holistically, in conjunction with the entire healthcare and coaching team, in order to treat and reduce the risk of injuries and optimize performance. D-1 Soccer player; semi-professional soccer with NY Athletic Club and New Jersey Wildcats. NSC Association All-American award winner.

    Jessica Garton

    PT, DPT, OCS, CLT

    Jessica is a physical therapist at Mass General Hospital working primarily in oncology and pulmonary. Jessica believes in the benefits of exercise and works with patients in different stages of their disease to help them improve their endurance, overall function and quality of life. Jessica has worked at Mass General Hospital for over 12 years where she has been recognized as a Clinical Scholar, and became a certified lymphedema therapist in 2014. Jessica holds a BS in computer engineering from Brown University and a doctorate of physical therapy from MGH Institute of Health Professions. Jessica enjoys playing on a ultimate frisbee team and training for endurance charity events.

    Course Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to watch the course recording.
    2. Click the Take Quiz button to complete the assessment. Learners will have 3 attempts to pass and must answer at least 70% of questions correctly.
    3. Click Fill Out Survey under the Evaluation listing to provide valuable course feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    4. Click the View/Print Your Certificate button under the Certificate listing. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the APTA Learning Center and clicking the CEU Certificate/Transcript link on the left-hand side of the page. 

    Need Assistance?

    For assistance logging in, accessing activities, claiming credit, or for other questions or concerns, please e-mail learningcenter@apta.org. 

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    (LMS-PACER-16-1) This is part 1 of a 2-part session - be sure to continue to Part 2 when finished with this one

    This is part 1 of a 2-part session - be sure to continue to Part 2 when finished with this one.

    COVID-19 infection has a wide range of presentations from being asymptomatic, to mild flu-like symptoms, to causing Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) requiring prolonged ICU stay. Consequences of moderate to severe COVID-19 infection may include chronic musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular, and pulmonary impairments in addition to other systemic effects that prevent patients from regaining their pre-COVID physical and functional status. As a result, they will likely be referred to outpatient physical therapy to address their ongoing impairments. This 7-part course provides an overview for the outpatient physical therapist that includes COVID-19 pathophysiology, acute and post-acute course, outpatient clinic preparation for patients recovering from COVID-19, important components of an outpatient PT evaluation, outcomes measures and interventions, a snapshot of physical therapy at Boston Hope Medical Center (COVID-19 field hospital), and strength training considerations.

    Lauren Mellett

    PT, DPT, CCS

    Lauren received a BS in Health Science in 1998 and MS in Physical Therapy in 2000 from Boston University. She completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in 2012. She has been a board-certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Specialist since 2005. Lauren has served as Adjunct Faculty in the Physical Therapy Program at Northeastern University since 2003 and spent 5 years as Adjunct Faculty at UMass Lowell. She is an active member of the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and served as its Treasurer from 2014-2020. She is a member of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) and the Massachusetts Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (MACVPR). She is involved in clinical research and has given several professional and community presentations on the topic of exercise training in cardiovascular and pulmonary populations.

    Nicole Surdyka

    PT, DPT, CSCS

    Nicole is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Passionate about bridging the gap between rehabilitation and sports performance for youth, collegiate, and professional athletes. I believe in treating patients holistically, in conjunction with the entire healthcare and coaching team, in order to treat and reduce the risk of injuries and optimize performance. D-1 Soccer player; semi-professional soccer with NY Athletic Club and New Jersey Wildcats. NSC Association All-American award winner.

    Jessica Garton

    PT, DPT, OCS, CLT

    Jessica is a physical therapist at Mass General Hospital working primarily in oncology and pulmonary. Jessica believes in the benefits of exercise and works with patients in different stages of their disease to help them improve their endurance, overall function and quality of life. Jessica has worked at Mass General Hospital for over 12 years where she has been recognized as a Clinical Scholar, and became a certified lymphedema therapist in 2014. Jessica holds a BS in computer engineering from Brown University and a doctorate of physical therapy from MGH Institute of Health Professions. Jessica enjoys playing on a ultimate frisbee team and training for endurance charity events.

    Course Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to watch the course recording.
    2. Click the Take Quiz button to complete the assessment. Learners will have 3 attempts to pass and must answer at least 70% of questions correctly.
    3. Click Fill Out Survey under the Evaluation listing to provide valuable course feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    4. Click the View/Print Your Certificate button under the Certificate listing. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the APTA Learning Center and clicking the CEU Certificate/Transcript link on the left-hand side of the page. 

    Need Assistance?

    For assistance logging in, accessing activities, claiming credit, or for other questions or concerns, please e-mail learningcenter@apta.org. 

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    (LMS-PACER-15) This is one module in a series of modules presented by the a group of APTA sections: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section, and the Academy of Acute Care Management.

    This is one module in a series of modules presented by the a group of APTA sections: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section, and the Academy of Acute Care Management. 

    This course will provide a brief overview of home health considerations in the COVID-19 era. While best practice is yet to be determined, the focus of this PACER session will be application of the most recent World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines for therapists working in home health. Discussion of clinician self-monitoring as well as monitoring of others living with/visiting with the patient are key to appropriate scheduling to interrupt the transmission of COVID-19. Infection control and patient education on self-isolation, quarantine and isolation will be discussed. A brief overview of the pathophysiology of COVID-19 along with signs and symptoms will be used as a backdrop for use of proning in the home health setting.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Define self-monitoring, quarantine and self-isolation
    2. Differentiate between asynchronous and synchronous telehealth visit types
    3. List the 4 types of COVID-19 presentation
    4. Describe indications for prone positioning with acute respiratory distress syndrome

    Kenneth L Miller

    PT, DPT, MA

    Melissa Bednarek

    PT, DPT, PhD

    Course Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to watch the course recording.
    2. Click the Take Quiz button to complete the assessment. Learners will have 3 attempts to pass and must answer at least 70% of questions correctly.
    3. Click Fill Out Survey under the Evaluation listing to provide valuable course feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    4. Click the View/Print Your Certificate button under the Certificate listing. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the APTA Learning Center and clicking the CEU Certificate/Transcript link on the left-hand side of the page. 

    Need Assistance?

    For assistance logging in, accessing activities, claiming credit, or for other questions or concerns, please e-mail learningcenter@apta.org.