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Aquatic Therapy for the OT and PT: Emphasis on Multiple Sclerosis

Course: #9584Level: Intermediate 2 Hours 426 Reviews
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The therapy pool presents an optimal environment for delivering physical and occupational therapy services to patients with multiple sclerosis. This course delves into evidence-based practices, examining appropriate interventions, and explores creative and enjoyable aquatic therapy techniques to enhance the well-being of individuals within this specific population.

This is part of a series “Justifiable Aquatic Therapy for the OT and PT” by Andrea Salzman, PT, Director of Aquatic Therapy University.

Course created on February 16, 2024

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 08993; CE Broker/2.0 CE Broker #20-1173718; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list three reasons why aquatic therapy should be considered the treatment of choice for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and at least two evidence-based precautions to consider.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 3-4 examples of justification language that should be integrated into the documentation to demonstrate an ongoing need for aquatic therapy.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to differentiate at least three evidence-based treatment ideas for the patient with MS and distinguish two ways to progress treatment ideas from dependence to independence.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Background and review of learner outcomes
15-30 Minutes Determining why aquatic therapy should be considered the treatment of choice
30-45 Minutes Seeking clarifying orders and following precautions and contraindications
45-60 Minutes Documenting with language that supports the need for aquatic therapy
60-100 Minutes Performing evidence-based treatments
100-115 Minutes Progressing from dependence to independence in the pool
115-120 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial disclosures: Andrea Salzman was issued an honorarium for this course. Non-financial disclosures: Andrea Salzman owns ATU Aquatic Therapy Seminars, a continuing education company.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 08993. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs/contact hours (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.


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