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Physical Therapy Continuing Education Course

Patients With Cancer-Related Fatigue

Lecture Name

Patients With Cancer-Related Fatigue     $44.93

This lecture is part of the following course:
Aerobic Conditioning in the Acute Care Setting


This lecture discusses cancer and its treatments, specifically highlighting cancer-related fatigue and how it negatively impacts functional capacity and quality of life. The speakers explore specific interventions and expected outcomes for aerobic conditioning pertaining to patients with an oncological diagnosis. The presentation focuses on aerobic conditioning within an acute care setting; however, it also covers the continuation of intervention across other settings.

The Academy of Oncologic Physical TherapyNote: The audio for this course was recorded by the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy 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: 1.50


Difficulty: Intermediate

Goals & Objectives:

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

  1. Identify the key physical therapy implications pertaining to cancer-related fatigue.
  2. Discuss the components required to carry out an aerobic conditioning program for the oncology population in your practice setting.
  3. Modify aerobic conditioning programs based on presentation of patients and associated symptoms.
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