Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy should be an integral part of treatment for post surgical breast cancer patients due to the nature of the side effects commonly encountered.
Franklin, TN (PRWEB) January 31, 2014
Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy should be an integral part of treatment for post surgical breast cancer patients due to the nature of the side effects commonly encountered: decreased shoulder range of motion and post operative pain. This online continuing education course for PT, OT, PTA and COTA will discuss the diagnosis and surgical treatments for breast cancer, the physiological cause(s) of these side effects, and the successful treatment for these debilitating conditions. Understanding the information provided in this course will assist the therapist in becoming a knowledgeable and vital part of the treatment team for breast cancer patients. A case study and quiz are provided to help summarize the information contained in this paper.
This course is pre-approved for 2 hours for physical therapists in the State of California. This physical therapy continuing education course online meets the continuing education requirements for physical therapists in the States of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Indiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. The New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions has approved North American Seminars as a continuing education sponsor for physical therapists and assistants licensed in New York. This course has been approved for CEU approval by the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.