3208 – Treatment for the Complex Patient

Advanced / Pool Workshop

 

Morgantown, WV / Sunday, April 28, 2019 – 8:00 am-3:30 pm – 7.0 credit hours

Classroom: 8:00-9:45 am

Indoor Pool: 9:45-11:30 am

Lunch on own: 11:30 am-12:00 pm

Classroom: 12:00-1:45 pm

Indoor Pool: 1:45-3:30 pm

 

Faculty: Mary LaBarre, PT, DPT, ATRIC

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide case studies and evidence-based research for evaluation and treatment of the medically complex patient throughout an episode of care. Medical conditions to be discussed include: diabetes, cancer, peripheral neuropathy and pulmonary conditions (COPD, etc.).

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

1)  Evaluate medical conditions that affect physical activity and physical rehabilitation.

2)  Identify methods for screening and evaluation of complex medical conditions during initial evaluation.

3)  Explore evidence-based research evaluating effectiveness of exercise for common co-morbidities.

4)  Provide case studies as examples of how to initiate/modify aquatic exercise programs for medically complex patients.

 

FACULTY: Mary LaBarre, PT, DPT, ATRIC, is a full-time physical therapist, specializing in aquatic-based rehab at YMCA Healthy Living Center in the Des Moines, Iowa metro area. She works with a variety of patient populations including cardiopulmonary, orthopedic, neurological, general debility, sports medicine and chronic pain diagnoses. Mary is also a certified clinical instructor and has participated in Diabetes Education programming. She has completed the ATRI Lumbar Stabilization and AquaStretch Specialty Certificate Programs.