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Knee Injury Medical Treatment Guidelines

Course #: 03-346

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CE Credit Hours: 3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

CEU Course Description

This CE course provides medical treatment guidelines for physical therapists for knee injuries as they relate to: general guideline principles; history taking and physical examination; diagnostic studies; specific knee injury diagnoses, testing, and treatment; non-operative therapeutic procedures; and operative therapeutic procedures.

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss when joint aspiration should be performed, when it should be avoided, and what specific findings reveal.

2.  Investigate the indications for gait training.

3.  Examine when Doppler Ultrasonography / Plethysmography should be repeated and elucidate the reason for repeating.

4.  Identify the symptoms that passive therapies are directed at controlling.

5.  Describe the red flags that the history and physical examination assessment should include.

CEU Course Syllabus

Knee Injury Introduction   0.53 Contact Hours 
Diagnostic Studies   0.15 Contact Hours
Specific Knee Injury Diagnosis, Testing, and Treatment     0.95 Contact Hours
Non-operative Therapeutic Procedures   0.98 Contact Hours
Operative Therapeutic Procedures   0.39 Contact Hours

Total = 3 Contact hours

Instruction level: Basic

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