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Physical Therapy Continuing Education Course

Rehabilitation Considerations





Lecture Name

Rehabilitation Considerations     $59.90


This lecture is part of the following course:
Blood and Marrow Transplant

Description

Blood and marrow transplant (BMT) is associated with decreased risk for relapsed disease for many patients with blood-based cancers. However, the treatment regimen is challenging, and patients may experience life-threating complications or long-term disability. Physical therapy can help patients manage symptoms, maintain function and improve mortality.

This course intends to provide the participants with familiarity regarding the BMT process. The speakers will discuss precautions related to blood values and potential treatment complications.

As with all areas of cancer survivorship, the population of BMT recipients has grown. The field of physical therapy is well-positioned to contribute to their improved function and quality of life.

Oncology Section, American Physical Therapy AssociationNote: The audio for this course was recorded by the Oncology Section of the APTA at the Combined Sections Meeting.

Continuing education credits

This course is acceptable for credit in most states for PTs and PTAs. To see the full list of courses approved for continuing education in your state, visit our courses page and filter for "Physical Therapist" or "Physical Therapist Assistant" and your state of licensure.

Contact Hours: 2.00

Rating:   

Difficulty: Intermediate

Goals & Objectives:

At the completion of this lecture, the learner will be able to:

  1. Recognize the indications and process of blood and marrow transplant.
  2. Create a protocol for clinic infection control and activity precautions.
  3. Describe how complications and activity precautions impact mobility.
  4. Discuss patient transitions to post-acute care.
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