Live webinar for therapists. Complete all three sessions for 9 Contact Hours (0.9 CEUs)
September 19, 21 and 26, 2023
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PST (US)
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Treating the complex cardiovascular and pulmonary patient can be challenging. Gain knowledge on physiological monitoring, diagnostic testing, and utilization of functional and objective measures for effective clinical decision making for best patient outcomes working in an interdisciplinary team. Explore new evidence regarding best patient management of medically complex patients. Correlate the pathophysiology in common cardiovascular, pulmonary and lymphatic disorders including congestive heart failure, acute respiratory distress syndrome, post-intensive care syndrome, heart transplants, lung transplants, ventricular assistive devices and lymphedema among others to your evaluation and treatment decisions. Case analysis of complex patients will further bridge the gap between content knowledge and clinical application.
- Apply clinical decision-making process related to the pathophysiology and differential diagnosis of heart, lung, vascular (CVP) and lymphatic disorders.
- Integrate the indications of mobilizing patients in high acuity CVP patients including pre- and post-operative patients including heart and lung transplant and ventricular assistive devices.
- Relate the various oxygen therapies including mechanical ventilation and patient mobilization on the different oxygen systems.
- Apply safe mobilization principles including lines, tubes, ventilators, oxygen, and other adjuncts necessary for patient monitoring and treatment.
- Implement psychomotor skills involved in mobilizing high acuity patients through cardiovascular, pulmonary, vascular, and lymphatic case analysis.
- Utilize new evidence-based articles on best patient management of CVP medically complex patients.
This course is intended for OTs, OTAs, PTs, PTAs, SLPs, ATCs and Educators.
Dr. Vatwani is the current Graduate Program Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and Clinical Associate Professor at Old Dominion University (ODU). Prior to ODU, she was an Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). She is an acute care physical therapist with a clinical expertise in cardiovascular and pulmonary high-acuity patients and worked at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD for a decade. She has held many organizational service leadership positions including the NSU Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Healthcare Sciences founding chair of the diversity and inclusion faculty committee and the founding co-chair of the Physical Therapy department cultural competence task force. At the state and professional level, she served as the founding co-chair of the Florida Physical Therapy Association Acute Care Special Interest group. She is a certified lymphedema and wound Care therapist (CLWT), certified lean six sigma black belt (CLSSBB), certified project management professional (PMP), National Diversity Council certified diversity professional (CDP) and certified in diversity, equity, and inclusion at the workplace. Her primary research interests include cultural competence in healthcare and academia, interprofessional education and practice, simulation-based teaching/learning, healthcare education, physical therapy practice, and management specifically in the acute care and cardiovascular and pulmonary fields. She has authored several peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and presentations. She is the recipient of the 2022 Healthcare Diversity Leader Award from the National Diversity Council, 2022 American Physical Therapy Association Minority Faculty Scholarship award, and a member of the Alpha Eta Honor Society.
Financial Disclosure: Archana Vatwani receives a speaking honorarium from Education Resources, Inc.
Non-Financial Disclosure: Archana Vatwani has no non-financial disclosures to report.
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Continuing Education Hours for disciplines not listed below: 9 contact hours (0.9 CEUs). Intermediate level. License #______________.
Education Resources Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 06475. This Distance Learning-Interactive Course is offered at 9 contact hours 0.9 CEUs. Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products or clinical procedures. This course can be used toward your NBCOT renewal requirements for 9 units. Provider for the FL Occupational Therapy Association CE Broker for 10.5 CE Hours - approval #20-991398. ASHA CEUs are awarded by the ASHA CE Registry upon receipt of the CEU Participant Form from the ASHA. Approved CE Provider for up to 0.9 CEU’s. Approved by the FL Physical Therapy Association for 10.5 CE Hours - approval #CE23-991398. Course meets the basic criteria of the MD Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 9 CEU's. Approved by the MN Board of Physical Therapy for 9 CE Hours, #7976. Approval #2302-07 by the NJ State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 9 CEC's. Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 10.5 contact hours. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 9 contact hours (0.9 CEUs). Education Resources is an approved agency by the PT Board of CA for 9 contact hours. Approved by the APTA Kentucky, A Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, for 9 Category 1 contact hour(s). Expiration Date: 3/6/25, approval # CS61-2023-APTAKY. This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners accredited provider #2210017TX for 9 CCUs and meets continuing competence requirements for PTs and PTAs licensure renewal in TX. Approved Provider for OK State Board of Medical Licensure & Supervision #BAP202310003. 9 hours of this course qualify towards the discipline-specific hours for the 20-hour requirement for NDTA re-certification. They do NOT qualify towards the 8-hour NDTA Instructor requirement for re-certification.
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