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Physiotherapy And Hydrotherapy

Excel CPD - Vet Nurse CPD

5 months ago
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Date: Monday 29th April, 2024 - Friday 7th June, 2024
Start time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Duration: 15 hour(s)
Cost: £255

Week 1: Physiotherapy Toolkit (Modalities)
Electrotherapies
Therapeutic hot/cold packs
Manual therapies
Applied exercise therapies

Learning objectives
Understand the principles and application of electrotherapy including: K-laser - Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) - Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) - Pulsed magnetic therapy (Biomag) - Therapeutic ultrasound
Understand the use of therapeutic hot/ cold packs
Understand manual therapy and its application including: Massage - Effleurage - Coupage - Joint mobilisations - Graded stretches
Understand applied exercise therapy including: Strengthening and stabilising exercises - Balance and proprioceptive exercises - Functional exercises - Hydrotherapy

Week 2: Patient Assessment
Musculoskeletal patient assessment
Neurological patient assessment
Respiratory / critical care patient assessment

Learning objectives
Carry out a basic musculoskeletal, neurological, and respiratory physiotherapy assessment
Understand valid outcome measures to guide patient treatment
How to write SOAP (subjective, objective, analysis, plan) notes to progress patient treatment

Week 3: Physiotherapy and Hydrotherapy Treatment Techniques
Early phase rehabilitation 0-2 weeks
Mid phase rehabilitation 2-6 weeks
Late phase rehabilitation 6-12 weeks
Patient discharge or maintenance physiotherapy programme

Learning objectives
Carry out early physiotherapy treatment including: Early manual therapy techniques - Early phase hot and cold pack treatment - Early electrotherapies to improve healing and for pain relief
Mid phase gentle exercise programmes including hydrotherapy
Late phase exercise therapy to include advanced strengthening, proprioceptive, balance and functional exercises
Late phase electrotherapies for pain relief, soft tissue injuries and muscle strengthening

Week 4: Physiotherapy Progression Plans and Home Exercise Programmes
Patient rehabilitation plans
Discharge and maintenance programmes
Home exercise plans

Learning objectives
Learn how and when to progress patient plans from early to mid through to late stage rehabilitation to optimise patient outcomes
Understand when to discharge a patient, or to continue with a maintenance programme for chronic cases or surgical complications
Design home exercise programmes for owners to carry out

Week 5: Musculoskeletal Case Studies
CCL reconstruction – TPLO or lateral suture
Soft tissue injuries (tendinopathies, iliopsoas strains)
Fracture repair
Conservative management of chronic conditions, including hip dysplasia and elbow dysplasia

Learning objectives
Consider appropriate assessment, treatment plan and progression of a musculoskeletal case study
Consider appropriate assessment, treatment plan and progression of a soft tissue case study
Consider appropriate assessment, treatment plan and progression of a fracture repair case study
Consider appropriate assessment, treatment plan and progression of a chronic condition case study

Week 6: Neurological and Respiratory (Intensive Care) Case Studies
Hemi- laminectomy (HLE)
Fibrocartilage embolism (FCE)
Pneumonia

Learning objectives
Consider appropriate assessment, treatment plan and progression of a surgical neurological case study
Consider appropriate assessment, treatment plan and progression of a non-surgical case study
Consider appropriate assessment, treatment plan and progression of a respiratory (critical care) case study

Tutor: Donna Carver
Date: 29th April - 7th June 2024
Cost: £255 +vat
Length: 6 weeks
CPD: 15 hours
Level: Introduction / Intermediate

Who is it for?

Veterinary Nurses

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

15 hours

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