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Post-Mastectomy and/or Axillary Node Dissection Rehabilitation Protocol

Course: #5423Level: Introductory 2 Hours 1408 Reviews
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The purpose of this presentation is to offer Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, and patients a guide to confidently engage in treatment protocols specific to post-mastectomy and/or axillary node dissection. This educational guide covers a range of motion exercises; self-care/ADLs; energy conservation and cancer-related fatigue; outcomes measures to include in evaluation; as well as warning signs to prevent infection, lymphedema, and contractures.

Course created on January 17, 2022

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Course Type: Video, Text

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 03590; CE Broker/2.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-893687; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Beginner, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least three evaluation outcome measures to utilize for assessment and progression of treatment.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least three precautions used when prescribing exercises to patients post-mastectomy and/or axillary node dissection.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least three common signs and symptoms of lymphedema for the purpose of early identification, prevention, and treatment followed by techniques to improve fluid drainage.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Background, Purpose, Learning Outcomes
15-30 Minutes What is a Mastectomy and Axillary Node Dissection?
30-40 Minutes Benefits of Early Surveillance, What is Early Surveillance?
40-60 Minutes Assessment-Initial Evaluation
60-85 Minutes Treatment Exercises
85-100 Minutes Lymphedema-Clinical and Self-Reported Signs
100-115 Minutes Case Studies
115-120 Minutes Summary; Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Abi Roxana Guerra has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Abi Roxana Guerra has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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# 03590. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 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 2.0 hours, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC), Related to OT (AZ), Related to OT (LA), Directly Related to OT (MS), Directly Related to OT (TN) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, 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 (Beginner level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.


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