This course begins by defining obesity in adults and children. Chad will instruct clinicians on the basics of nutrition and the physiology of digestion and metabolism before moving on to incidence and symptoms of DM II, HTN, heart disease, sleep apnea and stroke with obesity and identify treatment measures. Clinicians will also gain knowledge of links between obesity and the occurrence of gallstones, cancers and female reproductive health issues before moving on to determining utilization of strategies for improving outcomes and strategies for resistance training in obese patients.
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- Obesity As A Pandemic
- Demographics of Obesity
- Definition of Obesity
- Challenges Facing The Rehab Professional
- Obesity and Health issues:
- Diabetes, Osteoarthritis, Gallstones, Cancers
- Physical Examination, Assessments, and Labwork
- Bariatric Treatment Options and Diets
- Strategies for Improving Outcomes
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on treating patients in rehabilitation.
- Define obesity in adults and children.
- Identify four obesity challenges faced by the rehab professional
- Identify the basics of nutrition and the physiology of digestion & metabolism.
- Define Basal Metabolic Rate and list four factors that affect it.
- List the risk factors of therapeutic exercise for obese patients.
- List the benefits of therapeutic exercise for obese patients.
- Identify treatments and contraindications for therapeutic exercises and obese patients.
- Identify important consideration s for history taking and physical examination for a clinical evaluation of the obese patient.
- List five treatment options and five popular diets for obesity.
- Identify six strategies for resistance training with obesity.
- Identify diseases affected by obesity.
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Contact Hours: 4
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Certified Athletic Trainer, Nurses, Licensed Dietician
Instructional Level: Intermediate
CDR CPE Level 2/ 740 Web-based
Learning Need Codes: 5370
Performance Indicators: 8.2.4, 9.3.2, 12.2.2
Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
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Financial – Chad Hensel is employed by Marion Technical Collegey. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.