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A Therapist’s Guide to Bariatric Manual Handling

CE Hours 3

About this live event

Obesity is all too common in the U.S. A survey conducted by the CDC in 2018 revealed the prevalence of obesity increased from 30.5% to 42.4% from 1999–2018. During the same time, the prevalence of severe obesity increased from 4.7% to 9.2%. Healthcare workers experience one of the highest rates of musculoskeletal disorders worldwide, with 46% of nursing assistants reporting hurting themselves while lifting, moving, or helping a patient, and 40% were back injuries. This includes the staff working in hospitals, nursing homes, and emergency services who are required to handle and move bariatric patients. Common manual handling tasks include lifting, turning, repositioning patients, bathing patients, standing or transferring patients, and changing dressings. When the patient’s weight is unevenly distributed, or the patient is uncooperative or loses their balance, conventional manual handling practices can easily result in injury to the clinician. This course addresses different manual handling techniques, considerations, and safety for patient transfers for everyone involved. This aids in staff retention, reduces workplace injuries and prolongs a clinician’s career in their chosen field of healthcare.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify risks, environment assessment and patient assessment tools.
  • Apply bariatric handling algorithms to everyday transfers.
  • Determine best transfer techniques and options.
  • Differentiate between safe and unsafe transfers to both the staff and the patient.

Learning Levels

  • Intermediate

Target Audience

This live interactive webinar is intended for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, and Nurses. (PT, PTA, OT, COTA, RN)

Agenda

9:00 am - 10:30 am: Introduction, risk, assessments, patient tools and bariatric handling algorithms

10:30 am - 10:40 am: 10 min break

10:40 am - 12:00 pm: Transfer techniques, staff/patient transfer differentiation

12:00 pm - 12:10 pm: Q&A, conclusion

Live event Instructor(s)

  • Rina Pandya, PT, DPT

    Dr. Pandya is an MSK senior lecturer and Fellow, at the University of West England, Bristol, UK involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate studies. Dr. Pandya’s physical therapy career spans over 23 years, through the UK, the USA and the Middle East. She has worked in Nationalized Healthcare Services, American health care and self pay services in acute care, in-patient rehab, skilled nursing facility, home healthcare and outpatient clinic. In addition to being a clinician she has developed specialty programs based on evidence-based practice in her role as a project manager. She has also managed the Physical Therapy department in the capacity of Head of Department in a premier private hospital in Oman. Rina is an internationally published webinar presenter.

    Dr. Pandya graduated from Manipal University, India in 2000 as well as University of Michigan, in 2018 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Rina conducts live webinars and is part of the continuing professional development teaching community with courses published in the UK, US, South Africa, Ireland and Australia. Rina is a member of APTA, HCPC-UK and OAP-Oman. Her pocket-books are now available on Amazon titled - Orthopedic Assessments made easy.

Disclosure

DISCLOSURE OF RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS CE Learning Systems adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Medical Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CE activity ― including faculty, planners, reviewers, or others ― are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities (formerly known as commercial interests). The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by this activity’s planners, faculty, and the reviewer: PLANNERS AND REVIEWER The planners of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships. FACULTY The faculty of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.

CE Process Info

Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Please note: You must attend "live" (in real-time) to earn CE credits.

Before the event, you will receive an email from CE-Go with access to the virtual event. After the event, you will receive access to your evaluation and continuing education certificate via a personalized "attendee dashboard" link, hosted on the CE-Go website. This link and access to the virtual event will be sent to the email account you used to register for the event.

Upon accessing the CE-Go "attendee dashboard", you will be able to:

  • Complete evaluation forms for the event
  • Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the CE-Go platform, please contact CE-Go at 888-498-5578 or by email at support@ce-go.com Please Note: Emails for this event will come from "support@ce-go.com".

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CE Approvals

  • New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy (NYSEDPT)

    CE Learning Systems dba Make an Impact, CE-Credit.com & AddictionCounselorCE.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of continuing education for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants.

  • Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA)

    This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 3 CCUs for PTs and PTAs. Approval Number 76994TX

  • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (FBOT)

    CE Learning Systems, LLC is approved by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy to sponsor continuing education for Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapist Assistants. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content. CE Broker Provider Number 50-315

  • Ohio Physical Therapy Association (OPTA)

    This course is approved by the Ohio Physical Therapy Association for PTs and PTAs. OPTA approval number 23S0507

  • Michigan Board of Physical Therapy (MIBPT)

    The Michigan Board of Physical Therapy accepts continuing education programs if approved by another state board of physical therapy. This continuing education activity is approved for the Michigan Board of Physical Therapy based on the approval by the New York State Board of Physical Therapy Approval.

  • Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice (FLBPT)

    CE Learning Systems, LLC is approved by the Florida Board of Physical Therapy to sponsor continuing education for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors. CE Broker Provider Number 50-315. FLBPT Approval Number: #########

  • Michigan Board of Occupational Therapy (MIBOT)

    The Michigan Board of Occupational Therapy accepts continuing education programs if approved by another state board of occupational therapy. This continuing education activity is approved for the Michigan Board of Occupational Therapy based on the approval by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (#50-315).

  • New York State Education Department's State Board for Occupational Therapy (NYSEDOT)

    CE Learning Systems dba Make an Impact, CE-Credit.com & AddictionCounselorCE.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Occupational Therapy as an approved provider of continuing education for Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants.

  • Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board (OTPAT)

    This course is approved for 3 contact hours by the Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board. Approval 230073

  • New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (NJTPTE)

    This activity has been approved by the New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 3 credit hours for PTs and PTAs. Approval Number 2212-114

  • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy (ARBPT)

    CE Learning Systems, LLC is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy to sponsor continuing education for physical therapy professionals. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content. CE Broker Provider Number 50-315

  • Louisiana Physical Therapy Board (LAPTB)

    This course is approved by the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board. Category: Clinical

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Technology

1. This virtual event will be hosted via Zoom Webinar, and you may be prompted to download or upgrade your Zoom app if using a mobile device. A strong WiFi connection will be required for best quality.


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A Therapist’s Guide to Bariatric Manual Handling
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  • Date
    Fri Mar 8th, 2024
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    09:00am - 12:10pm EST

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