Community Rehabilitation - Allied Health Management of Chronic Conditions

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Community rehabilitation - Allied health management of chronic conditions

In this course the learner will explore updates in the rehabilitation care and support/monitoring for those with chronic conditions such as Frailty, Arthritis, COPD, and Long-COVID. This course is taught in a remote format of on-line lectures, knowledge checks, case studies, and virtual instructor interaction.

Now registering for the course running September 19 - October 24, 2022.

Course Goals

  • Review the pathophysiology and clinical presentation of select chronic conditions
  • Highlight key components of rehabilitation assessment for select chronic conditions
  • Provide learners with up-to date and evidence-based interprofessional management
    strategies for select chronic conditions
  • Demonstrate how technology can be used in the assessment and/or treatment of
    chronic conditions

Course learning objectives

  • Discuss the pathophysiology, prevalence, and clinical presentation of frailty, arthritis,
    COPD and Long-COVID
  • Identify key components of the rehabilitation assessment, including objective measures
    appropriate for specific chronic conditions
  • Demonstrate understanding of the rehabilitation strategies, education, and training of
    clients with chronic conditions from an interdisciplinary lens
  • Explain how technology such as telerehabilitation or mobile applications can be used in
    the assessment and treatment of clients with chronic conditions
  • Apply theory learning to practical case study examplesDiscuss the pathophysiology, prevalence, and clinical presentation of frailty, arthritis, COPD and Long-COVID
  • Identify key components of the rehabilitation assessment, including objective measures
    appropriate for specific chronic conditions
  • Demonstrate understanding of the rehabilitation strategies, education, and training of
    clients with chronic conditions from an interdisciplinary lens
  • Explain how technology such as telerehabilitation or mobile applications can be used in
    the assessment and treatment of clients with chronic conditions
  • Apply theory learning to practical case study examples
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Course facilitator

Gabriela Abbud is a physiotherapist and has worked as an Assistant Teaching Professor with the University of Alberta at the Calgary Satellite since 2016. She has clinical experience in acute care, outpatient neurological rehabilitation and chronic disease management, return to work and transition hospitals. She is involved in teaching several different topics in the MScPT program and is the Clinical Education Coordinator at the Calgary Satellite.


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How to Apply

Application Form

Part 1 (online course): $250 Course Fee

Payment at: Course Payment

A 100% refund of the $250 course fee is available to students who withdraw before the first day of the course.

Course Offerings
Now registering for the course running September 19 - October 24, 2022
Format
The course content is delivered 100% asynchronously meaning there is no requirement to be online at a specific class date and time. Participants can complete the learning activities in a place and time of their choosing. Content is accessible twenty four (24) hours-a-day from any location with an internet connection.
Assessment
There are no grades for this course. Instead, students receive a complete or incomplete score based on satisfactory completion of the course. To successfully complete the course students are required to work through all learning activities and achieve 60% on all the knowledge check quizzes at the end of each module. Students are given unlimited quiz attempts and can challenge these at any time throughout the course.
Recognition
Upon successful completion of each module participants will be issued a faculty digital
certificate noting the number of educational hours.
Questions
Contact us at sdrefs@ualberta.ca