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
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
- Participants will be able to independently list the 3 main types of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
- Participants will be able to concisely identify EDS in 3 sentences for patient education purposes.
- Participants will be able to identify 5 common objective findings during a typical assessment for hypermobility type EDS.
- Participants will be able to identify an appropriate treatment plan featuring at least 3 interventions for specific for EDS patients.
|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|
PT, DPT, CAFS
Dr. Nichole Harju attended the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana for a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology then received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Rosalind Franklin University. Since then she has worked at a private out-patient clinic, Creative Rehab, specializing in pediatrics. During this time she has also worked as a teaching assistant and researcher for Creative Research, Education, & Training that focuses on a functional approach to physical therapy for all ages. Nichole treats pediatrics from 3 months old to 22 years old with a wide range of neurological and orthopedic diagnoses. Her approach is centered in functional strengthening through play and the developmental sequence.
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