Scars have special consequence on the body. Scars restrict mobility, pull on fascia and negatively influence the body in many ways which can create pain no matter the age of the scar.
Chronic pain has been difficult to diagnose and treat for health care professionals. In North America, millions of scars produced through surgery, injury or insult are combined with patient traumas, represents a pre-existing pool of clients and patients with stress and pain within the general population.
Oh My Aching Scar: Scars and Pain will help to explain the relationship of scar formation and pain along with the causation of symptoms for the scar tissue population. The hows and whys will be explored for both internal and external causes with up to date research, video presentations from experts in the field.
|Contact Hours: 2|
Video Course Format: Video
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced|
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- Review of skin layers
- Explanation of fascia and its role in the pain process
- Symptoms and causes of scar tissue pain
- Description of fibrosis and its inflammatory components
- Lymphatic system role in scar formation
- Describe surgical scars and adhesions and their relationship to pain
- Explanation of nerves role in the scar pain process
- Current research on scars and pain
- Common physician diagnosis for scar pain
- Scars, pain and quality of life
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on the relationship of fascia, scar formation and pain and how to approach the patient.
- Identify skin layers and fascial layers
- Recognize relationship of fascia and the pain process of scars of adhesions
- Identify why scars can be painful
- Identify the role of the lymphatic system in scarring
- Recognize the dynamic of surgery, scars and pain
- Identify how nerves and pain receptors play a role in pain
- Recognize diagnosis of pain DX codes from physicians
- Identify quality of life issues from the scar clients perspective
"Seminar-On-Demand" course are streamed on your web browser if the online version if purchased. Our SODs are optimized for the most current versions of Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A current version of Adobe Flashplayer is also required when viewing on a desktop or laptop computer. All SOD courses are mobile ready.
Contact Hours: 4 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Certified Athletic Trainer, Massage Therapist, Nurses
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: 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
Financial – Nancy Keeney Smith is the owner of Touch Therapy and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.