This OncoReads Self-Study course will help the learner develop an understanding, and clinical knowledge, of the role of physical therapy in patients with advanced cancer receiving palliative and hospice treatment.

Meet the Author

Claire Davies, PT, Claire Davies is a research consultant at Baptist Health Lexington, Lexington Kentucky. She graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with her Bsc (Hons) Physiotherapy degree, England; T-DPT from Simmons College, Boston and earned her PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Kentucky. She has over 25 years of clinical experience in manual therapy, orthopedics and oncology rehabilitation. Additionally, she is a certified lymphedema therapist. Dr. Davies current research interest is primarily in clinical applications in oncology, clinical practice guidelines and outcome measures.

Course Code:

LMS-986-16

APTACategory

Category1

cert_CA approval

CPTA2018-19

cert_Insert Up To

No

cert_Logo One

cert_No IACET

No

cert_NV credit value

0

cert_NY approval

Yes

cert_OH approval code

Pending

cert_OK category

B

cert_OK hours

2

cert_PA Gen hours

2

cert_Transcript stmt

No

Completion Instructions

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

Course level

Intermediate

Date published

06/26/2020

Date recorded

06/26/2020

Delivery method

Online

Instructor(s)

Davies, C. Levenhagen, K. Ryans, K. Perdomo, M. Gilchrist, L.

Learning objectives

<ol><li>Upon completion of this course the learner will be able to discuss interventions intended to reduce lymphedema risk in patients with breast cancer. the role of rehabilitation in the hospice and palliative care settings.</li> <li>The learner will be able to identify appropriate evidence-based breast cancer related lymphedema interventions specific to the stage and severity of lymphedema. </li> <li>The learner will be able to identify interventions targeting the core impairments of increased interstitial fluid and volume of the upper extremity as a direct impact of breast cancer related lymphedema.</li></ol>

Partner(s)

Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy

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2Assessment
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Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.2
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