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Organ Transplantation - Role of Physical Therapy

Course #: 03-1343

Price: $18.00

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Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the type of credit you need. See Below.

  • Louisiana Physical Therapy Board: 1.75 Hours
  • All Other Organizations: 2.00 Hours
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CEU Course Description

Over forty-one thousand people in the United States undergo organ transplantation annually. Due to the loss of functional capacity, organ transplantation of any organ is typically an arduous process facilitated by many healthcare professionals. Rehabilitation professionals have a role to help improve the physical capacity of patients who undergo an organ transplant both before and after surgery. This course will describe organ transplantation in detail including different organ types, complications, epidemiology, assessment items for rehabilitation professionals, and rehabilitation protocols supported by evidence. This course will help rehabilitation professionals including physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and occupational therapists more effectively work with patients who have undergone organ transplantation.  

CEU Course Objectives 

  1. Identify the role of physical therapy for patients who undergo organ transplantation
  2. Summarize different types of organ transplantation and any complications that patients may face
  3. Recognize physical examination items and rehabilitation protocols that will best help patients before and after organ transplantation

CEU Course Syllabus

Introduction --> Section 1: Background on Organ Transplantation

0.75 Contact Hours  

Section 2: Transplantation Types – Indications and Complications --> Section 3: Physical Therapy Assessment    

0.75 Contact Hours 

Section 4: Physical Therapy Intervention --> References

0.50 Contact Hours 

Total = 2 Contact Hours

Instructional level: Basic


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Course Date: 2023-02-15

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