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Ultrasound as a Therapeutic Intervention

Course: #1410Level: Advanced2 Hours 767 Reviews
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This course will review the application, physiology, and evidence behind the use of ultrasound as a therapeutic intervention. Indications, contraindications, and precautions will be examined as well as the evidence base that supports the appropriate use of ultrasound.

Please note: This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled "Series on Modalities: Thermal Therapy and Ultrasound", course 1798 which is offered for AOTA/0.4 and NBCOT/5.0.

This course is part of the “Hand and Upper Extremity Review Series.”

This course is also part of our Hand Therapy Review Series. This content would fall under the "Upper Extremity Fundamentals" topic area for the CHT examination.

Course created on April 15, 2013

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Advanced, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-392993; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Advanced

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkIdentify the operational parameters of your own clinical ultrasound machine.
  • checkmarkSummarize the evidence base for the appropriate use of ultrasound.
  • checkmarkList the thermal and non-thermal effects of ultrasound.
  • checkmarkIdentify safety concerns related to use of therapeutic ultrasound.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Overview of Therapeutic Ultrasound
15-45 Minutes Physiology of Ultrasound
45-60 Minutes Indications and contraindications
60-90 Minutes Appropriate use of US in the clinic
90-105 Minutes Evidence based application
105-115 Minutes Case studies
115-120 Minutes Question & Answer

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Presenter Disclosure: This presenter received a honorarium for presenting this course.

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

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

Course participation information

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs (Advanced level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention 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, 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.


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 (Advanced level, unknown Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.