This session will discuss occupation based treatment strategies for patients who have sustained injuries from combat operations with a resulting complex polytrauma. Included will be discussion on current case studies from patients who have been injured during combat operations.
Course created on November 3, 2015
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.15 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery; CE Broker/1.5 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-509621; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/1.88 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- By the end of this course, the participant will be able to identify and discuss occupation based treatment strategies and interventions for amputee care and complex polytrauma.
- By the end of this course, the participant will be able to recognize current case studies from Service Members who have suffered limb loss secondary to combat operations while deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.
- By the end of this course, the participant will be able to identify the latest advances in rehabilitation and technology as they pertain to occupation based treatment in a population of patients who have suffered complex polytrauma during combat operations.
|5-20 Minutes||Introduction to amputee care and complex polytrauma|
|20-50 Minutes||Discuss the 4 phases of upper limb rehabilitation|
|50-80 Minutes||Discuss treatment planning and long term goals|
|80-90 Minutes||Q and A; Summary|
Erik Johnson previously served at the San Antonio Military Medical Center where he was the chief of OT in the Department of Defense Burn Center. He also previously served as Chief of Amputee Services at Walter Reed Hospital. He has worked with soldiers who have suffered devastating injuries during combat operations. He specializes in occupation based upper extremity orthopedics, complex polytrauma, and cognitive dysfunction.
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