Time: Sat - 8 am to 6:30 pm; Sun - 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location/Facility: Community Medical Center
City/State: Toms River, NJ
Discipline(s): OT PT
Subject: Assorted Topics
Seminar Sponsor: GREAT Seminars and Books
Phone Number: (877) 794-7328
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Nicole L. Stout, DPT, CLT-LANA
1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Do you know the principles of cancer and its treatment? Some treatment side effects last a lifetime, others do not present until years after the treatment is complete. How do you choose rehabilitation interventions that are safe and effective? This comprehensive course will provide the evidence-base for you to incorporate rehabilitation strategies in any setting for patients who have had cancer or those undergoing cancer treatments. This engaging and animated course covers current screening guidelines, basic disease and treatment principles including short term and late effects that will impact a patient's rehabilitation treatment plan. You will learn: impairments and functional limitations directly related to common cancer diagnoses and treatment. Short term and late effects of cancer treatment and how this impacts patients across the lifespan. Current evidence based rehabilitation strategies will be described in detail including: exercise prescription, contraindications and precautions with exercise & modalities. You will identify in a problem based format, with group interaction, using real case examples; the latest in evaluation, treatment and progression of care.
This course is 20 contact hours for PTs, PTAs, OTs, and COTAs.
OTs/OTAs: GREAT Seminars is an approved provider of continuing education by the AOTA. AOTA Provider #5363.
PTs/PTAs: GREAT Seminars courses are approved in many states for PTs and PTAs. To verify if this course is approved in your state, please check the brochure on our web site, or call our office.
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