Regenerative Medicine: Integration into Rehabilitation
Description: Regenerative Medicine is an emerging area of medicine being integrated into Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. This webinar will discuss various types of evidence based Regenerative Medicine treatment, specifically Platelet Rich Plasma and Stem Cell therapies. Discussion will focus on how these treatments are delivered, safety profiles and expectations after these treatments. Relevance to rehabilitation will be discussed.
Instructor: Daniel H. Blatz, MD, Attending Physician, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Director of Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Regenerative Medicine Department, Clinical Instructor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants, Athletic Trainers
Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Name all the main types of treatments under the heading of regenerative medicine.
- List benefits and drawbacks of each treatment.
- Describe the safety profile for each treatment.
- Discuss why there is such interest in these treatments.
- Discuss the process of regenerative medicine treatments from preparation and creation of treatments to post procedure protocol.
Continuing Education Credits
This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hours. Approval #216-000069
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved for 1 contact hour.
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.1 CEUs or 1 contact hours. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA Classification Code: OT Process
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (BOC Approval #P794) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1.0 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.
- PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or higher
- MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari
Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter, email, or fax or contact us by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.
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