This course provides the physical therapy clinician with the evidence-based instruction necessary to promote safe and effective assessment and treatment of individuals with cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders. The presenters will review the most prevalent cardiopulmonary disorders along with instruction for selecting and incorporating appropriate standardized tests and measures into the physical therapy plan of care, and measuring progression of cardiopulmonary performance.

Course Code:

LMS-871

Completion Instructions

Review the materials and listen to the presentation. Complete the assessment with at least a 70% score.

Course level

Basic

Date published

04/10/2017

Delivery method

Online

Learning objectives

  1. Recognize and describe age-related and pathological changes to the cardiopulmonary system
  2. Given a patient with cardiopulmonary compromise,
    • Select and utilize appropriate standardized tests & measures to assess cardiopulmonary performance and progression.
    • Develop and establish goals for a clinical plan of care that reflect cardiopulmonary performance.
    • Develop and implement an individualized plan of care that reflects a progression of cardiopulmonary performance
  3. Describe how a physical therapy plan of care will be developed for an individual with acute vs. chronic cardiopulmonary condition.

Partner(s)

Genesis Rehab

Brought to you by

APTA

#Lessons:
1Cardiopulmonary_APTA
2Assessment_Cardiovascular Assessment and Treament
Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.3
Credit Categories
Domains:geriatric, cardiopulmonary, Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiac Conditions, pulmonary
Key Dates
Enrollment:Prior to  12/31/2020
Enrollment
Price:$150.00
Available discounts:
  • Non Member
    $150.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
  • Member
    $90.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
* Prices in US Dollars