Product Detail

2-Day: Acute Care Rehab Certificate Course
DVD Video
$439.99 USD
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on October 30, 2019.
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 8+ hours   Instructions
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
STEVE RANKIN, OTR/L
Publisher:
PESI Rehab
Copyright:
10/30/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV063745
Objectives
  1. Discuss the trauma care delivery system including your facility’s and profession’s role in that system.
  2. Articulate mechanisms of injury and specific implications for therapy.
  3. Identify incidence and prevalence of traumatic injury and death including important patient factors.
  4. Compare operative and non-operative management of injuries.
  5. Review case studies on acute rehab strategies for upper extremity injuries.
  6. Apply acute treatments for various upper and lower extremity injuries in lab session.
  7. Review various combinations of injuries and implications for treatment and co-treatment.
  8. Explain complications and how to prevent and to anticipate how to intervene.
  9. Determine therapy role in discharge planning and considerations for discharge destination/follow-up services.
  10. Describe the role of standardized and non-standardized assessments for planning of interventions and communication to other providers.
  11. Identify available resources and appropriate assessment in acute care.
  12. Review case studies determining when to co-treat patients with other professions.
Outline
OVERVIEW OF TRAUMA CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM
  • Trauma care centers
  • Triaging algorithms
INCIDENCE AND PREVALANCE OF TRAUMATIC INJURIES
  • Who gets hurt? How and why?
    • Importance of what demographic information can tell us and how it can affect therapy
  • How do client factors influence our decisions?
MECHANISMS OF INJURY
  • What does it tell us?
  • High vs. low impact injuries
EVALUATION: WHO DOES WHAT?
  • By trauma surgeon
  • By consultants
  • By therapists
  • Case Studies
COMPLICATIONS YOU MAY ENCOUNTER AND STEPS ON HOW TO HANDLE THEM
  • Sepsis
  • Drug and alcohol use
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pain
    • Acute pain vs. acute on chronic pain
    • Multi-modal approaches
SPECIFIC INJURIES AND ACUTE STRATEGIES FOR THE TREATMENT – CASE STUDIES AND LAB
FRACTURE MANAGEMENT
  • Operative and non-operative treatments
  • Indications for various treatments
UPPER EXTREMITY INJURIES
  • Wrist/hand
  • Elbow, splinting considerations
  • Shoulder – diagnosis, provocative tests
HETEROTOPIC OSSIFICATION
  • Elbow trauma
  • Burns
  • TBI
HEAD INJURIES
  • Facial fractures, Le Fort taxonomy
  • TBIs
  • Is it a brain injury?
  • ETOH withdrawal
  • Delirium
  • Underlying dementia
TRUNK/AXIAL SKELETON INJURIES
  • Rib fractures
  • Spinal fractures
  • Pelvic fractures
LOWER EXTREMITY INJURIES
  • Schatzker taxonomy
  • Weber taxonomy
  • Transfers and ambulation
  • Weight bearing
  • Amputations
  • Splinting/orthotics/special cases
BURNS AND GUNSHOT WOUNDS
  • Positioning, splinting
  • Improve range of motion
  • Precautions
  • Fractures
  • Soft tissue and vascular injuries
PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: THERAPY EVALUATION AND TREATMENT
  • Where do I start?
  • Standardized assessment in the acute setting
    • Balance/mobility
    • ADL
    • Functional cognition
  • When do I co-treat?
  • Caregiver training on c-collars, CTOs, TLOs and more
  • Better billing and documentation under the new CMS guidelines
  • Discharge planning and return to work recommendations
  • How to dramatically reduce readmission
  • Case Studies
Author

STEVE RANKIN, OTR/L

Steven Rankin, OTR/L, has 20 years of experience as an acute care occupational therapist in an academic medical center, level 1 trauma and regional burn center, with a primary focus on trauma care. He left a career in the construction industry due to injury, which as provided him with a unique insight as a patient. After many years of seeing continuing education available in specific content areas but not finding a comprehensive trauma course, he decided to create one himself. He has since trained physical and occupational therapy staff, Speech-Language Pathologists, Nurse Practitioners, and Medical Doctors in the treatment of traumatic injuries. Mr. Rankin is a regular guest lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in acute care.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Steve Rankin has an employment relationship with the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics. He receives an honorarium from AOTA. Mr. Rankin receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Steven Rankin has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

CE Information Coming Soon
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

There may be an additional fee for CE certificates. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

**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.

Audience
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapists Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants