Course #: 03-1262
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Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the type of credit you need. See Below.
This course is accepted for Category 2 hours by the Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy
CEU Course Description
Although the Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the human body it can still sustain injury. Achilles tendinopathy, Achilles tendon partial tear and Achilles tendon rupture are the most common Achilles tendon pathologies. It is important for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants to recognize these distinct pathologies and intervene on them for patients to effectively recover. Each of these three Achilles tendon pathologies have a different set of diagnostic criteria, recovery time and rehabilitation strategy, which will be discussed in this course.
CEU Course Objectives
CEU Course Syllabus
Introduction--> Section 1
0.50 Contact Hours
Section 2: Achilles Tendonitis, Tendinopathy--> Section 3: Achilles Tendon Tear
|1.00 Contact Hours|
Section 4: Achilles Tendon Rupture --> Conclusion
|1.50 Contact Hours|
Total = 2 Contact Hours
Instructional level: Basic
This course expires on 04/05/2024
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Course Date: 2022-01-19
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