Entry-level course for those working in acute care discussing 4 common cardiac and 4 common pulmonary conditions and vitals and lines to be aware of when working with those patients to maintain safe patient care.
This course is well-suited for occupational therapists who are new graduates working in acute care or are looking to transition from a different setting to an acute care setting.
Introductory: Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject matter. The focus is on providing general introductory information.
Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Identify potential risks of mobilizing patients with regards to vitals and lines.
- Identify pathology/physiology, pharmacology, and vital monitoring for various cardiopulmonary conditions.
- Identify interventions for cardiac and pulmonary conditions.
1 Contact Hour for State of Florida Occupational Therapy practitioners will be awarded upon a successful completion of a multiple choice post-test. Participants will be able to print a certificate of completion after completing a short course evaluation in addition to the post-test.
Instructors have stated that they have not received funding to support this training.
One (1) hour course during which the learner will view a streaming video presentation, reference PowerPoint® slides, and take a multiple choice post-test.
UF OT Continuing Education at OTContinuingEd@phhp.ufl.edu with special needs requests, questions, or concerns.