arrow $149 PACKAGES (30 HOURS)
arrow $99 PACKAGES (20 HOURS)
arrow Assistive Technology
arrow Clinical Medicine
arrow COTA's
arrow Documentation, Government Regulation & Reimbursement
arrow Ethics
arrow Geriatrics
arrow Home Health
arrow Neuro Rehab
arrow Orthopedics
arrow Pediatrics
arrow Pharmacology
arrow Vision Rehab
arrow Wound Care

Thermal Agents in Rehabilitation: Evidence Based Update (6 contact hours) (#435)

Course Level:  Advanced

Item Number:  435

Hours:  6

Price:  $84.00

Email Price:  $79.00

Check State Approvals:  Click Here

Special Notes:
AOTA Category 2(OT Process)---Nebraska licensed therapists--- this course is not certified by the NE OT Board as a Physical Agent Modality certification course~~ Mail format of course material is in a 8 1/2" x 11" booklet.

 

Description

Thermal modalities are by far the most commonly used modality in the rehabilitation setting. They have been used for decades to provide complimentary treatment to a host of maladies. This course provides a review of the purpose and physiologic basis of the application of thermal modalities as well as the indications for and contraindications to their use. In addition, it provides a review of the available evidence about their safety, efficacy, and clinical utilization. The course covers such modalities as ultrasound, phonophoresis, diathermy, low level laser therapy, fluidotherapy, and paraffin. It also covers more readily accessible modalities such as hot packs, ice, contrast baths, and whirlpool. It is anticipated that the student will have a thorough understanding of the scientific rationale for using various types of thermal modalities and which modality is most appropriate for a given patient condition.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------***COURSE OBJECTIVES***At the conclusion of the course, the student will be able to: 1. Describe the injury process as well as the stages of healing in biological tissues. 2. Verbalize the therapeutic effects of heat versus cold. 3. Verbalize the indications, contraindications, and precautions of various thermal modalities. 4. Understand the rationale for using thermal (continuous) versus non-thermal (pulsed) ultrasound. 5. Define Effective Radiating Area (ERA) and Beam Nonuniformity Ratio (BNR) and their importance in ultrasound treatments. 6. Rationalize the appropriate modality choice for various soft tissue injuries. 7. Review current literature regarding modalities and know their efficacy based on current research. 8. Be able to apply course material to case studies.

Course Availability   HelpHelp

Course Availabilities

Online Online

All your course materials and exam will be available to you immediately through your OTcourses online account. Just login to view your course and take your exam when you are ready. Exams will be graded and certificates will be issued to your email account upon successful completion.

By Email By Email

With this option, your course materials and exam will be emailed directly to you. You may choose to print the exam and submit by fax or mail. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time. You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program . YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS SENT WITH YOUR EMAIL COURSE. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

eBook eBook

Purchasing an eBook will give you access to that course through www.Elsevier.com. Just sign-up with them and enter your eBook code to download your eBook. The following courses are now available by eBook:#411e, #412e, #414e, #438e, #809e, and #1510e. You may print the emailed exam and submit by fax or mail. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time.  You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS SENT WITH YOUR EBOOK COURSE. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

By Mail By Mail

Course(s) are mailed within 2 business days by first class, priority mail USPS, or UPS (overnight delivery is also available). ALLOW 5-7 BUSINESS DAYS FOR DELIVERY. You may submit exam by mail or fax. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time. You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS ENCLOSED IN YOUR MAIL PACKET. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

Please select the type of course below by clicking a radio button (circle next to each option).

 

Please Select Where to Ship:

Overnight Shipping Option

Select YES for Overnight delivery in the US or  International shipping.  An additional  $45.00 will be added to your order.  



International Orders: No handling charge is assessed for online, email or eBook courses. The international shipping fee for mailed courses will be shown as "Overnight Option: $45.00" in the comments section of the order form.

 

Please Create an Account or Login to purchase courses.

 

 

Course Reviews

This was a good course to introduce all physical agent modalities available for best practice choices.
Debra P, Apr. 18, 2015

The research was great and I liked the style of writing. I would like to have known which questions I missed and the correct answers so I can apply the information in the clinic with confidence tomorrow. Keep up the good work.
Bryce P, Dec. 11, 2014

Very good course. Informative and will be a good reference for me in the future. Thank you.
HT, Jan. 2, 2014

I enjoyed the more in depth descriptions of the cryotherapy methods
AK, Feb. 20, 2012

I liked the physiologic effects of thermal modalities.
JM, Feb. 16, 2012

 

 

* Quantity discounts available: 10% off 2-4 mail, email or eBook courses, 15% off 5 or more mail, email or eBook courses.


* ONLINE COURSE DISCOUNT ONLY*---- 1 COURSE-- 10%, 2-4 COURSES-- 20%, 5 OR MORE COURSES-- 25%




International Orders: ~extra $45 fee for delivery outside United States.