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Acute Care & ICU Rehab: Strategies for the Medically Complex Patient
Acute Care & ICU Rehab: Strategies for the Medically Complex Patient

Where:   PORTLAND, OR

When:  Friday, March 20, 2020 at 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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Location

DOUBLETREE HOTEL PORTLAND
1000 NE MULTNOMAH STREET
PORTLAND, OR 97232
Phone:  503-281-6111
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Course Description:

Explore the latest interventions for improving functional mobility, strength, independence, and outcomes in acute care rehab. Designed for all practice levels, from the new grad to the veteran acute care professional, this hands-on course will provide you with an updated knowledge base for making appropriate decisions within the ICU and acute care environments, implementing assessment and treatment tools, integrating existing treatment plans with progression into the plan of care, and adjusting or accommodating treatment interventions across the hospital stay through transition out of the hospital. Discover the latest assessment techniques and learn how to integrate treatments into rehab plans during acute and post-acute phases. Practice the latest interventions, strategies, and best practices in hands-on labs throughout the day.

Discover new treatments for:
  • Early mobilization
  • Management of lines, wires and tubes
  • Respiratory distress
  • Intubation/Vent dependency
  • Discharge planning
  • Caregiver training
  • Productivity
  • Billing/Documentation
Objectives:
  1. State the critical elements of analysis and assessment in mobilizing medically fragile patients.
  2. Develop an appropriate plan of care for patients who present with a criticaly ill cardiac, neurological or respiratory diagnosis.
  3. Distinguish the characteristics, similarities of, and differences between, medically fragile and general acute care patients and methods to implement successful therapeutic interventions with each.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the outcome tools available for assessment of the acute or critically ill patient.
  5. Evaluate strategies for addressing the behaviorally challenging patient and successful methods for patient engagement.
  6. Identify methods to effectively document progression throughout the acute care spectrum.
OUTLINE:

Physiological Changes in Acute Care
  • Effects of immobility on organ systems
    • Respiratory
    • Cardiac
    • Digestive
    • Musculoskeletal
    • Early and aggressive mobilization and intervention
Ensure Safe and Successful Transfers and Mobility for Any Patient
  • Decision-making process
  • Weight-bearing restriction mobilization
  • Specific mobility restrictions
    • Pulmonary embolism
    • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Mobilization management
    • Chest tubes
    • Arterial lines
    • IV management
ICU/IMC Specific Management
  • Fecal management systems
  • Various catheter types
Advanced Treatment Interventions for Improved Outcomes
  • Orthopedic interventions
    • Orthopedically complex patient
    • Cutting-edge interventions
    • Transitioning to same day ortho discharge
    • Shorter length of stay with improved outcomes
    • Transfer considerations
    • Alternative techniques for NWB
    • Transfers for all WB restrictions
  • Burn injury across the lifespan
    • Types and degree of burn injury
    • Burn management and surgical interventions
    • Current trends in therapeutic burn intervention
  • Cardiac diagnoses
    • Cardiac surgery and appropriate therapeutic progression
    • Sternal precautions
    • Implementation of strength training
  • Neurological emergencies and trends in intervention
    • tPA administration and impact on therapeutic intervention
    • Management of the severe stroke
    • Patients with brief neurological deficits
  • Respiratory compromised patient
    • High-flow oxygen management
    • COPD
    • Fresh take on energy conservation techniques
Interventions for Patients with Cognitive/Psychiatric Diagnoses
  • Addressing the behaviorally challenging patient
    • TBI
    • Dementia
    • Aggression
  • Motivation of the chronically-refusing patient
  • Major depression and its impact on therapeutic intervention
Outcome Expectations and Goal Considerations
  • Short-term vs. long-term goal implementation
  • Timing of PT/OTR reassessments
  • Predicting the future
    • Appropriate goal development
Create an Effective and Successful Discharge Plan
  • Importance of an interdisciplinary approach
  • Pros/cons of sub-acute, home health, and other discharge destinations
Caring for the Caregiver
  • Client-centered practice and inclusion of the patient’s support system
  • Managing the challenging family/caregiver
Billing and Documentation
  • Effective and successful documentation during acute and post-acute stay
  • Document progression in patients with limited function
  • Understanding G codes, payment, and billing
Achieve Productivity
  • History of productivity requirements and their necessity
  • Current trends in productivity expectations
Target Audience
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners

TRISHA FARMER, COTA/L

Trisha Farmer, COTA/L, a nationally renowned speaker and educator, holds extensive experience in all aspects of acute care, including neurology, complex trauma, orthopedics and a multitude of diagnoses involving medically complex and clinically fragile patients. Clinically, she is currently employed within a Level I Trauma Center, which holds a nationally recognized stroke center and Regional Burn Center, where she routinely develops innovative and evidence-based treatment plans for patients experiencing a wide variety of diagnoses. In addition to her clinical expertise, Trisha serves as a continuing education instructor for multiple organizations, specializing in the provision of continuing education in the field of acute care therapy as well as wheelchair seating/positioning. In her spare time, Trisha works closely with volunteer and non-profit organizations with a focus on veterans and suicide awareness.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Trisha Farmer has an employment relationship with Memorial Medical Center; and Saint Louis University Hospital. She receives an honorarium from Performance Health Academy. Ms. Farmer receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Trisha Farmer has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live event only. After attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will receive an email from PESI Customer Service with the subject line, “Evaluation and Certificate” within one week. This email will contain a link to complete the seminar evaluation and allow attendees to print, email or download a certificate of completion if in full attendance. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance is available through that link and an adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be issued within 30 days (if your board allows). Please see “live seminar schedule” for full attendance start and end times. NOTE: Boards do not allow credit for breaks or lunch.

If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, or questions on home study credit availability, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

PESI, Inc. offers continuing education programs and products under the brand names PESI, PESI Healthcare, PESI Rehab and Psychotherapy Networker.




Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
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PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.0 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


Orthopaedic Nurses
The Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board has designated this continuing education activity for 1.45 Category A and 4.55 Category B contact hours toward recertification. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary per state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 6.0 hours for completing this program.

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.


Other Professions
This activity qualifies for 360 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

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