This course focuses on the medical origin of comorbidities of spinal cord injury and how they impact therapy. Examples of comorbidities that will be discussed include: autonomic dysreflexia, musculoskeletal issues, overuse injuries, pulmonary issues, and medical issues such as UTI's and decreased bone mineral density.
This is Day 2 of the SCI Virtual Conference.
Course created on November 10, 2021
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Foundational Knowledge, 03169; CE Broker/1.0 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 #20-889916; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify comorbidities that are often associated with a spinal cord injury.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the medical origin as well as the signs and symptoms of the comorbidities.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the impact secondary comorbidities of spinal cord injury have on therapy and the long-term effects.
|5-10 Minutes||Blood Pressure Issues (Including autonomic dysreflexia and orthostatic hypertension)|
|10-20 Minutes||Pulmonary Issues|
|25-30 Minutes||Bone Density (Including info on heterotopic ossification and fracture risk)|
|30-55 Minutes||Musculoskeletal Complications (Including scoliosis, contractures, overuse injuries, and hip and shoulder subluxations)|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
Kaitlin Hagen, MOT, OTR/L is an occupational therapist and the manager of therapy services at the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD. She received her Bachelors of Science and Bachelors of Health Sciences in 2009 and her Masters of Occupational Therapy in 2010 from Saint Francis University in Loretto, PA. She completed the Pediatric Certificate program through Drexel University’s Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences Department in 2015. She has presented internationally on activity based rehabilitation principles and their application in pediatrics. She has participated in the acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) rehabilitation group nationally and has treated both inpatients and outpatients with AFM. Her clinical interests are pediatric and adult spinal cord injury, rare neurological diseases, functional electrical stimulation, and aquatic therapy.
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