Spinal Cord Injuries - Physical Therapist

Spinal Cord Injuries 106

Spinal Cord Injury: Seating and Positioning


4.0

  • Identify key components of a comprehensive seating and wheeled mobility evaluation
  • Discuss the considerations involved in selecting a power vs. a manual wheelchair
  • Outline the importance of postural considerations involving the pelvis, trunk, upper and lower extremities and head positioning
  • Differentiate frame types of manual wheelchairs
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of wheel types and tire options
  • Become familiar with various components of power wheelchairs
  • Become familiar with different forces on tissue
  • Outline the process of selecting an appropriate wheelchair cushion


Renee Stump, OTR/L

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$72.00 USD

Spinal Cord Injuries 105

Spinal Cord Injury: Exercise and Fitness


2.0

  • Become familiar with various exercise considerations for the individual with SCI
  • Differentiate work, anaerobic and aerobic capacity
  • Describe and analyze how exercise impacts the autonomic nervous system, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems in the individual with SCI
  • Discuss exercise parameters for the individual with SCI
  • Identify metabolic alterations as a result of SCI to lipid profiles, glucose metabolism, body composition and osteopenia
  • Discuss barriers to exercise implementation


Renee Stump, OTR/L

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$36.00 USD

Spinal Cord Injuries 104

Spinal Cord Injuries: Functional Electrical Stimulation


3.0

  • Discuss the history of FES
  • Become familiar with various uses of FES with SCI rehabilitation
  • Differentiate the parameters for the use of FES with SCI rehabilitation
  • List 5 contraindications for FES
  • Examine the physiology of FES
  • Identify and define key terminology associated with FES
  • Discuss the effects of FES
  • Describe how FES can be used with cardiovascular reconditioning
  • Discuss the role of FES with standing and gait
  • Identify the significance of FES in the restoration of upper limb function


Renee Stump, OTR/L

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$54.00 USD

Spinal Cord Injuries 103

Spinal Cord Injuries: Transfer Techniques


3.0

  • Identify 10 patient considerations when learning transfer techniques
  • Become familiar with transfer risks and how to avoid them
  • Discuss the importance of proper transfer ergonomics
  • Identify the significance of wheelchair management to aid transfer techniques
  • List and describe 5 different types of transfers


Renee Stump, OTR/L

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$54.00 USD

Spinal Cord Injuries 102

Spinal Cord Injury: Activities of Daily Living


3.0

  • Describe and differentiate functional outcomes related to level of SCI
  • Become familiar with various adaptive equipment which may be used according to level of injury
  • Examine 5 components involved in a bladder management program for both men and women
  • Describe methods of communication used by individuals according to level of SCI
  • Describe the role of therapist in educating patients with SCI


Renee Stump, OTR/L

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$54.00 USD

Spinal Cord Injuries 101

Understanding Spinal Cord Injury: Advances in Recovery


2.0

  • Discuss the history and epidemiology of spinal cord injury
  • Describe the anatomy of the vertebral column, including spinal cord, coverings, nerves, vascular supply, spinal tracts and autonomic nervous system
  • Compare and differentiate between different levels and classifications of spinal cord injury
  • Explain prognosis for recovery and prediction for outcome following spinal cord injury
  • Compare pharmacological and surgical interventions to enhance recovery and regeneration


Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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$36.00 USD