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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: a Loose and Unstable Story

Course: #9522Level: Introductory2.5 Hours 187 Reviews
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Have a patient with EDS and feel unsure about what EDS is and how to treat it? Explore the who, what, when, why and now what about this evolving diagnosis.

Course created on April 22, 2021

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.25 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 02153; CE Broker/2.5 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-848924; IACET/0.3; NBCOT PDUs/3.13 Beginner, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to independently list the 3 main types of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to concisely identify EDS in 3 sentences for patient education purposes.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify 5 common objective findings during a typical assessment for hypermobility type EDS.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify an appropriate treatment plan featuring at least 3 interventions for specific for EDS patients.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Welcome, poll, objectives
10-30 Minutes General EDS definition and EDS etiology
30-45 Minutes Types of EDS and subtypes
45-65 Minutes Diagnosis criteria; Beighton Score
65-85 Minutes Common symptoms, factors and patient definition
85-95 Minutes Why is EDS diagnosis important; altered proprioception in EDS
95-110 Minutes Eval- subjective; posture, flexibility and agility/coordination
110-120 Minutes Eval- objective; gait, balance, static strength testing, ROM
120-130 Minutes Treatment guidelines
130-140 Minutes Case studies
140-150 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Nichole Harju received an honorarium for presenting these course materials. Non-financial: Nichole Harju has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

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# 02153. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.25 CEUs (Introductory 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 2.5 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, 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 0.3 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 3.13 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.