REHABILITATION OF THE COVID-19 PATIENT
This professional development will cover the physiological understanding of the metabolic system as it relates to infectious disease, with a particular focus on COVID-19. The role of 3 comparative skeletal muscles and their relation to systemic oxygenation will be discussed. The presentation will also focus on the role of home health therapy practitioners and other clinicians in maximizing systemic oxygenation to restore a client’s ADL performance.
Criteria for Successful Completion of Activity to Claim CE Certificate
- Completion of course material | Watch recorded video
- Completion of post-test with a passing score > 70%
- Completion of course evaluation on education.bayada.com
OTs | OTAs
PTs | PTAs
RNs | LPNs
Intermediate Education Level: Information geared to clinicians with a general working knowledge of current practice trends and literature related to the subject. Focus is on increasing understanding and competent application of the subject.
By the end of this educational activity the learner will be able to:
- interpret the role of insulin in infectious disease, with a particular focus on COVID-19
- compare the relationship between the three skeletal muscle fiber types responsible for systemic oxygenation.
- distinguish the role of the home health therapy practitioners and other clinicians in reducing inflammation/maximizing oxygenation/restoring ADL performance.
- implement the use of functional assessments in COVID-19 recovery.
On-line | On Demand
No relevant conflict of interest or financial relationships were disclosed for this educational activity by any of the authors, presenters, coordinators, planners, or reviewers.
Chris Byrd, OTR/L MPH
Chris is an occupational therapist with over 20 years experience and a master's of public health. He has a passion for bringing research cohesively together to support clinicians in applying evidence-based practice into their own daily experiences. His primary clinical focus has been in acute care and long-term care. After treating COVID-19 patients in acute care, Chris recognized the limited oxidative muscle capacity his patients experienced and aimed to provide more in-depth physiology and daily activty information to his colleagues across the nation.
RNs | LPNs 1.25 Contact Hours
BAYADA Home Health Care is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Accreditation# P0382.
OTs | OTAs 1.25 Contact Hours | 0.125 CEUs
BAYADA Home Health Care is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Provider# 9291.
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PTs | PTAs 1.25 CEUs, CEHs and CCUs pending
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- 1.25 Contact hours (ANCC)
- 0.13 Continuing Education Units, CEUs (AOTA)
- 0.13 Continuing Education Units, CEUs (State Board of Physical Therapy)
- 1.25 Participation
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