This course is designed as a handy, concise, and quick reference guide for occupational therapists performing systemic differential diagnoses on patients suffering from neck and shoulder pain. This also provides the tools to determine the scope of therapy, criteria for a physician referral, and identifying systemic red flags. This is Part 1 of a 2-part series.
Course created on February 14, 2022
Course Type: Video, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.15 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 03812; CE Broker/1.5 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 #20-899447; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/1.88 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to compare and contrast 3 differential diagnoses of neck pain.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3 systemic red flags.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 physician referral criteria.
|5-30 Minutes||Reasons for screening, immediate medical attention, and guidelines for a physician referral|
|30-40 Minutes||Causes of cervical pain|
|40-55 Minutes||Cardiac and pulmonary causes of neck pain|
|55-60 Minutes||Viscerogenic causes of neck pain|
|60-75 Minutes||FABQ, introduction to headaches|
|75-85 Minutes||Case studies|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
PT, DPT, APTA (USA) HCPC (UK), MCSP (UK)
Dr. Rina Pandya, PT, DPT, has an extensive physical therapy career that spans over 20 years, through the UK, the USA, and the Middle East. She has worked in NHS (National Health Service), American health care providing PT services in acute care, in-patient rehab, skilled nursing facility, home healthcare, and outpatient clinic. In addition to being a clinician, she has developed specialty programs based on evidence-based practice in her role as a project manager. She has also managed a Physical Therapy department as Department Head in a premier private hospital in Oman. Currently, Dr. Rina is a senior lecturer of physiotherapy (musculoskeletal physiotherapy) at University of West England, Bristol, UK.
Rina graduated from Manipal University, India in 2000 as well as the University of Michigan, in 2018 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Rina is a member of the APTA, HCPC-UK, and OAP-Oman.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 03812. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.15 CEUs (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.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.5 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.
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.88 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.