Physical Therapy: Cardiac Conditions – Pathophysiology, Diagnostic Tests and Procedures, and Treatment
116.00
Webinar
Elective
09/27/2022 4:00PM
8:00PM EDT
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About the Course
This course will discuss the pathophysiology and presentation of ischemic cardiac conditions as well as cardiac muscle dysfunction and failure. In addition, it will review cardiac diagnostic testing procedures. The course will also give an overview of ECGs and the components of cardiac rehabilitation. This course will leave health care providers with a greater understanding of cardiac conditions, their presentation, how they are diagnosed, and the management of these conditions.

Learning Outcomes
  • Identify the differences between stable angina, unstable angina, and acute coronary syndrome.
  • List 3 factors that impact HTN and how uncontrolled HTN impacts the body.
  • List 4 common causes of CMD & CHF
  • Identify 5 symptoms in a patient with CHF
  • List the differences between the 4 stages of the New York Heart Association Classification of CHF.
  • Identify the gold standard for assessing myocardial damage.
  • Recognize how a health care provider would use information from a patient's exercise test.
  • List at least 2 methods of calculating heart rate from an ECG reading.
  • List the 4 phases of cardiac rehabilitation
  • List 4 of the diagnoses that are covered for cardiac rehab by CMS.
  • List 3 members of the cardiac rehab interdisciplinary team.
About the Author
Suzanne Greenwalt, a licensed physical therapist, received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from A.T. Still University and a Master in Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings including rehabilitation, skilled nursing facilities, acute care and out- patient rehabilitation. Suzanne is a board certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist and a board certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist. She is an educator in two doctor of physical therapy programs and is an educator and mentor in a geriatric residency program.

How to Receive Credit
  • Read the entire course online or in print.
  • Answer the final examination questions at the end of the course. A passing grade of 70% is required. Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

Disclaimer
The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

©2022: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Colibri Healthcare, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Colibri Healthcare, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is a
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Cardiac Conditions – Pathophysiology, Diagnostic Tests and Procedures, and Treatment

116.00
About the Course
This course will discuss the pathophysiology and presentation of ischemic cardiac conditions as well as cardiac muscle dysfunction and failure. In addition, it will review cardiac diagnostic testing procedures. The course will also give an overview of ECGs and the components of cardiac rehabilitation. This course will leave health care providers with a greater understanding of cardiac conditions, their presentation, how they are diagnosed, and the management of these conditions.

Learning Outcomes
  • Identify the differences between stable angina, unstable angina, and acute coronary syndrome.
  • List 3 factors that impact HTN and how uncontrolled HTN impacts the body.
  • List 4 common causes of CMD & CHF
  • Identify 5 symptoms in a patient with CHF
  • List the differences between the 4 stages of the New York Heart Association Classification of CHF.
  • Identify the gold standard for assessing myocardial damage.
  • Recognize how a health care provider would use information from a patient's exercise test.
  • List at least 2 methods of calculating heart rate from an ECG reading.
  • List the 4 phases of cardiac rehabilitation
  • List 4 of the diagnoses that are covered for cardiac rehab by CMS.
  • List 3 members of the cardiac rehab interdisciplinary team.
About the Author
Suzanne Greenwalt, a licensed physical therapist, received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from A.T. Still University and a Master in Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings including rehabilitation, skilled nursing facilities, acute care and out- patient rehabilitation. Suzanne is a board certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist and a board certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist. She is an educator in two doctor of physical therapy programs and is an educator and mentor in a geriatric residency program.

How to Receive Credit
  • Read the entire course online or in print.
  • Answer the final examination questions at the end of the course. A passing grade of 70% is required. Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

Disclaimer
The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

©2022: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Colibri Healthcare, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Colibri Healthcare, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is a