Cardiopulmonary Rehab - PT Assistant

Cardiopulmonary 111
Utility of Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation for Older Adults

1.0

  • Describe the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease in the older adults and examine the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation 
  • Summarize the gold standard for cardiac rehabilitation care for older adults 
  • List 5 barriers to participation in center-based cardiac rehabilitation programs 
  • Compare and contrast differences and similarities between center-based and home-based cardiac rehab programs 
  • Outline and describe the physical activity guidelines for older adults


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Cardiopulmonary 109
Resistance Training for Older Adults in Cardiac Rehabilitation

1.0

  • Outline 3 physiologic responses to resistance training
  • List and describe the 5 domains of frailty
  • Based on research, summarize the functional benefits of resistance training on older adults in cardiac rehab
  • Describe 5 metabolic benefits to the older adult in cardiac rehab
  • Examine 5 different types of resistance training equipment and list 2 advantages and 2 disadvantages of each


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Cardiopulmonary 108
Never Too Old for Cardiac Rehabilitation

1.0

  • Describe the growth of the aging population along with cardiovascular disease 
  • Describe cardiac rehabilitation and list some of the components it includes
  • List 5 benefits of cardiac rehabilitation along with functional benefits often obtained
  • Describe how exercise capacity, muscle and strength and improved cognition are gained with cardiac rehabilitation
  • Summarize 3 barriers to cardiac rehabilitation and describe how healthcare professionals can help to overcome these barriers


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Cardiopulmonary 107

Patient Education


1.0

  • Describe the benefits of patient education and the impact it has on health-care costs
  • Contrast and compare a variety of teaching methods used in patient education
  • Describe the various aspects of planning for patient education
  • Describe concepts of adult learning theories and models
  • Examine ways to evaluate the effectiveness of patient education


Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Cardiopulmonary 106

Clinical Application of Airway Clearance Techniques ACTS


2.0

  • Describe and differentiate the use of various airway clearance techniques
  • List 5 advantages and 5 disadvantages of various airway clearance techniques
  • Describe the type of equipment used for various airway clearance techniques
  • Describe the type of patient appropriate for each airway clearance techniques
  • Describe various considerations when selecting an airway clearance techniques
  • Examine outcome measures used for evaluating the effectiveness of airway clearance techniques
  • Discuss the costs associated with various airway clearance techniques


Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Cardiopulmonary 105

Body Positioning


2.0

  • Explain how gravity influences normal physiological function
  • Describe physiological effects of various body positions
  • List 5 indications for body positioning to optimize oxygen transport
  • List 10 indications for frequent changing of body positions
  • Describe the physiological effects of various body positions including supine, side-lying, prone and head down position
  • Differentiate prescriptive from routine body positioning
  • Outline the principles of monitoring oxygen transport variables before, during and after positioning a patient


Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Cardiopulmonary 104

Clinical Assessment of the Cardiopulmonary System


2.0

  • Identify anatomic structures and key topographic landmarks of the chest.
  • Describe various chest wall configurations.
  • Differentiate peripheral and central cyanosis.
  • Differentiate normal bronchial breath sounds from abnormal bronchial breath sounds.
  • Identify various components of a chest examination.
  • List 2 causes of decreased breath sounds.
  • List the steps involved to ausculatate lung sounds.


Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Cardiopulmonary 103 - 104

Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology and Clinical Assessment of the Cardiopulmonary System


4.0

Cardiopulmonary 103:

  • Discuss how smoking impacts the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems
  • Describe how lung dysfunction leads to cardiac dysfunction
  • Describe how cardiac dysfunction leads to lung dysfunction
  • Differentiate obstructive from restrictive pulomary pathology and the manifestations of each
  • Name 5 factors that precipitate an asthma attack
  • List 3 risk factors of coronary artery disease
  • Describe the process of artherosclerosis
  • Discuss rheumatoid arthritis and its impact on specific organs

Cardiopulmonary 104:

  • Identify anatomic structures and key topographic landmarks of the chest
  • Describe various chest wall configurations
  • Differentiate peripheral and central cyanosis
  • Differentiate normal bronchial breath sounds from abnormal bronchial breath sounds
  • Identify various components of a chest examination
  • List 2 causes of decreased breath sounds
  • List the steps involved to ausculatate lung sounds


Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Cardiopulmonary 103

Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology


2.0

  • Discuss how smoking impacts the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems
  • Describe how lung dysfunction leads to cardiac dysfunction
  • Describe how cardiac dysfunction leads to lung dysfunction
  • Differentiate obstructive from restrictive pulomary pathology and the manifestations of each
  • Name 5 factors that precipitate an asthma attack
  • List 3 risk factors of coronary artery disease
  • Describe the process of artherosclerosis
  • Discuss rheumatoid arthritis and its impact on specific organs


Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Cardiopulmonary 102

Cardiopulmonary Physiology


1.0

  • Examine normal physiology of the cardiopulmonary system
  • List the mechanical factors involved in breathing and the control of breathing
  • Describe the processes of ventilation, diffusion and perfusion
  • Describe respiratory mechanics related to airway resistance and lung compliance
  • Describe oxyhemoglobin dissociation and the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve
  • Explain electromechanical coupling in the heart
  • Name and describe 3 cardiac reflexes
  • Describe the transport of oxygen by the blood and the transport of carbon dioxide


Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Cardiopulmonary 101

Cardiopulmonary Anatomy


2.0

  • Discuss the classification of the cardiopulmonary unit
  • Describe the thorax and its movements
  • List respiratory muscles and their functions
  • Describe the pathway for the flow of oxygen from the atmosphere to the alveolar capillary membrane
  • Outline the flow of blood from the periphery through the heart to the pulmonary and peripheral circulations
  • Explain the lymphatic system
  • Discriminate the clinical implications between the lungs and heart


Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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