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Management of Chronic Foot and Lower Leg Conditions- Module 1: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatic Diseases & Gout

Product #
1137PT
Type
PT/PTA
Hours
7
Approval Status

Course Description:

This course was adapted from the textbook: Management of Chronic Conditions in the Foot and Lower Leg, edited by Keith Rome BSc, MSc, PhD, FCPodMed, SRCh and Peter McNair DipPhysEd, DipPT, MPhEd, PhD.  These modules use an interdisciplinary approach to help manage chronic conditions - osteoarthritis, Achilles tendinopathy, gout, rheumatic diseases, forefoot/rearfoot entities, stress fractures/reactions, cerebral palsy - in the lower limb and foot. Module include sections on predisposing factors, diagnosis, impairments, function, quality of life and management strategies while highlighting any complex features of a condition which may present. The latest advances are discussed with suggestions for new paths of research. 

Module 1: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatic Diseases & Gout covers:

  • Chapter 1: Osteoarthritis of the Ankle Joint
  • Chapter 2: Rheumatic Diseases
  • Chapter 3: Gout 

Methods of Instruction:

Online course available via internet 

Target Audience:

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants and Athletic Trainers. 

Educational Level:

Intermediate 

Prerequisites:

None 

Course Goals and Objectives:

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify the most common forms of arthritis
  2. Identify the predisposing factors of osteoarthritis
  3. Recognize pharmacological, physical, surgical, lifestyle, and educational strategies for osteoarthritis
  4. Define the term 'Rheumatic Disease'
  5. Identify the most common sites of early rheumatoid arthritis
  6. Recognize the common rheumatic disease tests and evaluation tools
  7. Recognize pharmacological, physical, surgical, lifestyle, and educational strategies for rheumatoid arthritis
  8. Recognize common 'disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs' for RA
  9. Differentiate between RA symptoms by body part/function
  10. Recognize qualities of valuable RA footwear
  11. Identify the common characteristics and prevalence of gout
  12. Differentiate between the four phases of gout
  13. Recognize the ACR criteria for gout
  14. Recognize pharmacological, physical, surgical, lifestyle, and educational strategies for gout
  15. Recognize other disease processes associated with gout 

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:

A score of 70% or greater on the post-test 

ATC State Approvals

Alabama
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Alaska
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Arizona
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Arkansas
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
California
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Colorado
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Connecticut
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Delaware
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
District of Columbia
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Florida
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers (Will not Auto-Report to CE Broker)
Georgia
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Hawaii
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Idaho
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Illinois
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Indiana
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Iowa
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Kansas
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Kentucky
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Louisiana
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Maine
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Maryland
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Massachusetts
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Michigan
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Minnesota
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Mississippi
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Missouri
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Montana
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Nebraska
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Nevada
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
New Hampshire
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
New Jersey
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
New Mexico
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
New York
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
North Carolina
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
North Dakota
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Ohio
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Oklahoma
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Oregon
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Pennsylvania
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Rhode Island
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
South Carolina
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
South Dakota
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Tennessee
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Texas
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Utah
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Vermont
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Virginia
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Washington
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
West Virginia
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Wisconsin
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Wyoming
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers

PT State Approvals

Alabama
Board Accepted/Approved
Alaska
Approved
Arizona
Approved Category A
Arkansas
Arkansas PT Board Approved
California
Approved
Colorado
Approved- Meets CO DORA for Category 1
Connecticut
Board Accepted/Approved
Delaware
Approved
District of Columbia
Approved
Florida
Florida Approved
Georgia
Approved
Hawaii
Approved
Idaho
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Illinois
Illinois Approved Provider (#216.000250)
Indiana
Approved-Category 1
Iowa
Board Accepted/Approved
Kansas
Board Accepted/Approved
Kentucky
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Louisiana
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Maine
No State Requirements
Maryland
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Massachusetts
No State Requirements
Michigan
Approved (Activity Code 1)
Minnesota
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Mississippi
Approved
Missouri
Approved
Montana
Approved Category A
Nebraska
Board Accepted/Approved
Nevada
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
New Hampshire
Board Accepted/Approved
New Jersey
Not Approved
New Mexico
New Mexico PT Board Approved
New York
Approved Provider
North Carolina
Approved
North Dakota
Board Accepted/Approved
Ohio
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Oklahoma
Pending Reapproval
Oregon
Approved
Pennsylvania
Approved - (7GEN, 0DA)
Rhode Island
Approved
South Carolina
Board Accepted/Approved
South Dakota
No State Requirements
Tennessee
Board Accepted/Approved-Class 1
Texas
TPTA Approved/Accredited Provider # 2201036TX
Utah
Board Accepted/Approved
Vermont
Approved
Virginia
Approved-Type 1
Washington
Board Accepted/Approved
West Virginia
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Wisconsin
Approved
Wyoming
Board Accepted/Approved