Through this course the reader will identify the relationship of measurable physical conditioning metrics to survival, progression-free survival, relapse rate, and transplant-related mortality in relation to the rehab program implemented.

Meet the Author

Dr. Kayla Andres is associate medical director for Faith Hospice and Trillium Palliative Services in Grand Rapids, Michigan where she teaches fellows in the palliative medicine fellowship clinic. She also serves as clinical adjunct faculty for Michigan State University College of Human Medicine medical students. She completed her fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Hospital in June 2020. She completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Spectrum Health/Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Her clinical and academic interests include the palliative needs of patients with cancer and medical education.

Course Code:

LMS-986-18

Completion Instructions

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

Course level

Intermediate

Date published

12/14/2020

Delivery method

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Instructor(s)

Dr. Kayla Andres

Learning objectives

  1. The learner will be able to recognize when the best time to start physical therapy in patients undergoing stem cell transplant will be.
  2. The learner will be able to identify what appropriate measurable outcomes were significant in contributing to improved survival rates post stem cell transplant.
  3. The learner will be able to discuss the role of exercise in patients undergoing stem cell transplants.

Partner(s)

Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy

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Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.2
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Domains:Oncoreads
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Enrollment:Prior to  12/31/2021
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Price:$100.00
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