CE Credit Hours: 1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CEU Course Description
Intensive care unit-acquired weakness (ICUAW) is a common condition in critically ill patients who are mechanically ventilated for prolonged periods of time. This CEU course summarizes the pathophysiology of ICUAW; the diagnosis during critical illness; the respiratory and musculoskeletal consequences of ICUAW; the burden of ICUAW on survivors of critical illness and their families; and strategies to prevent and manage ICUAW, with a focus on specific physiotherapy interventions during critical illness.
CEU Course Objectives
CEU Course Syllabus
|Intensive Care Unit-Acquired Weakness||0.20 Contact Hours|
|Risk Factors and Burden||0.20 Contact Hours|
|Physical Therapy Management||0.20 Contact Hours|
|ICUAW Prevention||0.40 Contact Hours|
Total = 1 Contact Hour
Instructional level: Basic
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