E&I Unit 1: Acute Care

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paffman7
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E&I Unit 1: Acute Care
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2010-09-14 16:55:01
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Acute Care Physical Therapy
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  1. Name at least 5 places PT's can work
    • -Hospitals
    • -Skilled nursing facility
    • -In-patient rehab facilities
    • -Sub acute facilities
    • -Assisted living facilities
    • -Home
    • -School system
    • -Out-patient
  2. 3 Types of Hospitals and levels they treat
    • Large teaching/university hospitals - Level I
    • Community Hospitals - Level II or III
    • Small hospitals/rural - Level III
  3. Name at least 7 individuals that can work in a hospital with PT's
    • -Physician
    • -Hospitalist
    • -PA's
    • -Nurse Practitioner
    • -Pharmacist
    • -Primary Nurse
    • -Charge RN
    • -Case Manager
    • -Social Worker
    • -Certified nurse assistant
    • -Secretary
    • -Utilization Review
    • -Respiratory Therapist
    • -Occupational Therapist
    • -Speech Therapist
  4. Gorals of Acute Care PT
    • -Mobilize
    • -Education
    • -DC planning
    • -EBP
    • -Assess effectiveness of medications and surgeries
    • -Assess for referrals
  5. Name 7 effects of bed rest
    • ↓ exercise tolerance
    • ↓ cardiac output
    • ↑ heart rate
    • venous pooling
    • ↓ blood volume
    • ↓ red blood cells
    • atrophy
    • ↑ DVT risk
    • ↓ bone density
    • ↓ lung volumes
    • ↑ risk pulmonary emboli
    • ↑ anxiety, agitation, depression, delirium

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