|Course title:||Medical Screening: Pediatrics, Adult, Geriatric|
|Description:||The objective of this course are:|
To empower the participant with the skills needed to screen for medical conditions that may impact the course of intervention. To increase the participant’s cognizant of signs and symptoms of pediatric, adult and geriatric pathology that is outside of the scope of his/her professional practice.
Demonstrate performance of efficient screening examination procedures in order to identify pathologies that fall outside the scope of the physical therapy.
Identify medical “red flags” from a physical therapy examination which would contraindicate physical therapy intervention and/or require a medical referral, consultation, or emergency attention.
Discuss the signs, symptoms, and examination findings of the pediatric & adolescent, adult and geriatric client that differentiate common musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, gastrointestinal, and other disease states that a physical therapist may encounter.
Apply appropriate screening and examination procedures in order to provide quality first-contact care through direct access.
|Tutor:||Dawn T. Gulick, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS|
|Cost:||FREE Course. If you need to earn CEUs for taking this course, sign up for a CEU Total Access Membership. Promo code available in Advance for PT.|
|Contact name:||Calista Kelly, Editor & Brenda Pantalone, CEU Administrator|
|Contact email:||[email protected]|
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