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Cardiovascular Disease and Mobility-Guardianship, Guardians, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy
#6052 Cardiovascular Disease and Mobility

DESCRIPTION

2 Contact Hours

Cardiovascular disease is a disease process that affects the heart and/or vasculature.

This course, intended for intermediate learners, provides a review of cardiovascular disease, including structures and organs affected, the signs and symptoms associated with disease processes, and how these symptoms may affect mobility, quality of life and participation in therapy. It includes a review of medications used for treatment, associated side effects and precautions that may impact therapy, and strategies for safely and effectively managing these patients in therapy.

This course falls in the AOTA classification Code: Category 1; Domain of OT and Category 2; Occupational Therapy Process.

Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies

COURSE GOAL

Participants in this course will come to understand cardiovascular disease, including structures and organs affected, the signs and symptoms associated with these disease processes and how these symptoms may affect mobility, quality of life and participation in therapy.

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Name a life-threatening heart disorder that can affect therapy patients
  • List two diseases of the vasculature
  • Identify three risk factors for cardiac disease

 

ACCREDITATIONS

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Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for .2 CEUs, Intermediate Level, Category 1; Domain of OT and Category 2; Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

This course is AOTA approved for .2 CEU

NBCOT 2.5 PDU

Approved for 1.5 CEU
(1.5 contact hours) by the
Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

This course is also approved by the:

  • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2 Contact Hours
  • Center for Guardianship Certification for 2 CEUs for Guardians
  • DC Board of Physical Therapy for 2 contact hours
  • Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers for 2 Contact Hours
  • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 2 Content Hours
  • Florida Statewide Public Guardianship Office
  • *Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) for 2 CCUs
  • Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.2 CEUs
  • Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee for 2 contact hours
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy for 2 contact hours
  • Texas Guardianship Certification Board

*FSBPT currently certifies for the following states:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • North Carolina
  • Oregon
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Author and Instructor

Gina Venditti, MS, PA-C, RPT, graduated from Florida International University in 1994 with a Bachelors of Science degree, magna cum laude, in Physical Therapy. She worked at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood Florida for six years in inpatient acute care and inpatient rehab, specializing in wound care, trauma care, neurorehabilitation and orthopedics. She participated in Dale Carnegie public speaking classes and headed the employee health programs for back injury prevention and rehabilitation. She acted as a mentor to dozens of physical therapy students.

Gina completed the Physician Assistant program at the University of Florida in 2003. She joined a Hematology Oncology Practice in Davenport, Florida for two and a half years, becoming ACLS certified and bone marrow biopsy trained. During this time she also worked weekends at St. Joseph’s Hospital emergency room, treating urgent care patients. She then transferred to family practice, joining Apollo Beach Family Practice, managing and treating adult, pediatric, and geriatric patients. She also lived and worked in Utah providing Physician Assistant services in a family practice setting as well as a holistic medicine practice. Currently she lives in Las Vegas and works at MinuteClinic as a Physician Assistant and as a PRN PT in a local subacute care facility.

Gina is a course author and reviewer of online continuing education courses. She also presents live educational sessions to healthcare professionals.  Some recent titles include The Essentials of Weight Loss, a brief reminder of weight loss “dos and don’ts” and Update on Adult Vaccinations, presented to physicians and physician extenders. 

Teaching Methods

Teaching Methods include: Course content delivered in a text format, pictures and graphics, case examples, live web links, references and resources, and the opportunity for email interaction with the instructor and fellow course participants.

A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

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