Among the many interventions available to physical therapists, therapeutic exercise has been shown to be fundamental to improving function and decreasing disability. It is the premise of this text that, through carefully prescribed therapeutic exercise intervention, an individual can make significant changes in functional performance and disability, and that physical therapists have the unique educational training to be the preferred clinician for prescribing therapeutic exercise.
|Contact Hours: 10|
Text Course Format: Text
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced|
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- Chapter 1- Introduction to Therapeutic Exercise and the Model of Functioning and Ability
- Chapter 2- Patient Management
- Chapter 3- Strategies for Improving Therapeutic Exercise Outcomes
- Chapter 4- Prevention and the Promotion of Health, Wellness, and Fitness
- Chapter 11- Soft-Tissue Injury and Postoperative Management
- Chapter 12- Therapeutic Exercise for Arthritis
- Chapter 13- Therapeutic Exercise in Obstetrics
- Chapter 14- Kinetic Chain Applications in Functional Movement
- Chapter 15- Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
- Chapter 16- Aquatic Therapeutic Exercise
- Appendix 1- Red Flags: Recognizing Signs and Symptoms
- Appendix 2- Red Flags: Potentially Serious Symptoms and Signs in Exercising Patients
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study on Therapeutic Exercise.
At the end of this course the professional will be able to:
- Identify the model of function & disabilities in developing an effective, efficient, and meaningful therapeutic exercise program.
- Identify each component of the patient management model which maximizes patient satisfaction, and which delivers effective and efficient treatment.
- List strategies for improving therapeutic exercise outcomes.
- Identify the role of the physical therapist in the prevention & the promotion of health, wellness & fitness.
- Identify that perceptual measures are important predictors of general wellbeing.
- Identify soft tissue injuries and post-operative management.
- Identify the roll of therapeutic exercise in the rehabilitation of patients with OA & RA.
- Identify the effectiveness of therapeutic exercise during pregnancy & postpartum phase of life.
- Identify the kinetic chain and its applications in functional movement.
- Recognize PNF as a manual therapy approach that attempts to provide maximal response for strength, flexibility, coordination & functional mobility.
- Recognize the benefits, contraindications and principles in Aquatic therapy for effective treatment.
- Recognize signs & symptoms of Red Flags regarding therapeutic exercise.
- Identify the purpose of the PAR-Q+.
Contact Hours: 10
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, and Athletic Trainers
Instructional Level: Intermediate
BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Course Type: Text
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