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Physical Therapy Continuing Education Course

Part I: Examination

Lecture Name

Part I: Examination     $59.90

This lecture is part of the following course:
Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: Physical Therapy Examination and Treatment


This course is the first in a 3-part series related to physical therapy examination and treatment of patients with diabetes. The lecture focuses on adults with type 2 diabetes, defining the disease and discussing the treatment of such patients.

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


Difficulty: Intermediate

Goals & Objectives:

Following your active participation in this course, you will be able to:

  1. Define type 2 diabetes.
  2. Understand the incidence rate of type 2 diabetes.
  3. Describe the etiology of type 2 diabetes and identify risk factors for type 2 diabetes.
  4. Recognize clinical manifestations and complications of type 2 diabetes.
  5. Identify type 2 diabetes signs and symptoms.
  6. List the criteria for diagnosis and classification of type 2 diabetes.
  7. Collect, analyze and synthesize relevant medical history information in adults with type 2 diabetes.
  8. Understand medical treatments and medical nutrition therapy options for type 2 diabetes.
  9. Evaluate common type 2 diabetes lab blood values and medications.
  10. Perform a physical examination specifically for adults with type 2 diabetes.
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