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An Overview of Onology Rehabilitation, Updated

Course Length: 13,000+ Words

About the Course:
The course is an update to the previous oncology rehabilitation course with additional research, resources, and current clinical guidelines. It was submitted and approved for reaccreditation by state licensing boards across the U.S.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Summarize the types of cancer, the means and the methods of diagnosing cancer, and the information compiled in order to determine the staging of cancer.
  • Describe the various treatment options for cancer.
  • Discuss the side effects and complications that can result from cancer treatments.
  • Identify the phases, goals, and components of a rehabilitation plan for an oncology patient.
  • Explain the role of exercise and exercise prescription recommendations in cancer rehabilitation and survivorship
  • Identify assessment tools used in cancer rehabilitation.

*Nationally approved by state licensure boards for physical therapy and occupational therapy.

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An Overview of Oncology Rehabilitation

Course Length: 13,000+ Words

About the Course:
As more patients participate in oncology rehabilitation, it is important for physical therapists to understand the precautions, contraindications, and appropriate treatment methods for this population. This intermediate-level course will familiarize the physical therapist with the different forms of cancer, as well as the risk factors and rehabilitation protocols for the care of the oncology patient. The target audience for this education program is physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who are interested in oncology rehabilitation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Summarize the types of cancer, the means and the methods of diagnosing cancer, and the information compiled in order to determine the staging of cancer.
  • Describe the various treatment options for cancer.
  • Discuss the side effects and complications that can result from cancer treatments.
  • Identify the phases, goals, and components of a rehabilitation plan for an oncology patient.
  • Explain the role of exercise and exercise prescription recommendations in cancer rehabilitation and survivorship
  • Identify assessment tools used in cancer rehabilitation.

*Nationally approved by state licensure boards for physical therapy and occupational therapy.

Management of Fractures with Surgical Fixation

About the Course:
The target audience for this education program is physical therapists, physical therapistassistants, occupational therapists, and occupational therapist assistants who are interested inoncology rehabilitation. This course serves as a primer on the topic and offers an overview of oncology rehabilitation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the types of cancer, methods of diagnosing cancer, and staging.
  • Understand the effects of cancer and cancer treatments on function.
  • Describe the impairments that can result from cancer treatments.
  • Identify complications and factors that can affect a patient’s ability to return to the previous level of function.
  • Explain the goals and phases of oncology rehabilitation programs.
  • Describe the types of physical and occupational therapy interventions used in oncology rehabilitation.
  • Discuss a basic plan of care for a patient who has received treatment for cancer and is trying to return to the previous level of function.

*Nationally approved by state licensure boards for physical therapy and occupational therapy.