REHB015 - Continuous Cold Therapy for Postoperative Pain

$19.00
SKU
012-REHB015

This course addresses the use of continuous cold therapy (CCT) to manage post-operative pain.

This course addresses the use of continuous cold therapy (CCT) to manage post-operative pain.

Learning objectives:

  1. Explain how cold therapy (or cryotherapy) is used as an adjunct for the management of pain following surgery; 
  2. Explain how CCT can be used to affect the temperature of joints and tissue; 
  3. Explain the effects of cold on nerve function and muscles; 
  4. Identify the parameters of inflammation that can be affected by CCT; 
  5. Explain the importance of identifying pain as a qualitative experience rather than a quantitative experience; 
  6. Explain how medication intake and days of hospital stay can influence the evaluation of pain intensity and quality of patient life; 
  7. Identify the major pain-reducing benefits of CCT.

To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.

Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); 1.0 Scientific (S) Category I PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) will be granted to those certified in the disciplines of: Orthotics, Orthotic Assistants, Orthotic Technicians, Orthotic Fitters, Prosthetics, Prosthetic Assistants, Prosthetic Technicians, Mastectomy Fitters, Pedorthists; 1.0 Category I CPE credits by the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

 

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