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Neuro-Oncology: Outcome Measures for Therapy

Product #
1326AT
Type
ATC/LAT
Hours
2
Approval Status

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Course Description:

The current definition of Neuro-Oncology states: Neuro-oncology is a branch of medicine that concerns brain and spinal cord cancers. Cancers of the nervous system are often severe conditions that eventually become life-threatening. Statistics show that there are approximately 24,500 new cases each year.  This course was created to help you effectively treat a patient with a Central Nervous System (CNS) tumor.  Laura K Miller, DPT, EdD, NCS, MSCS, ATP will guide you through Neuro-Oncology in this course.

This course will help you:

  • Identify pathology of neurological tumors
  • Recognize evidence-based evaluation and treatment of patients with neuro-oncological tumors
  • Differentiate between medical and surgical treatments of tumors
  • Identify outcome measures for neuro-oncology
  • Recognize the benefits of exercise in oncology

Methods of Instruction:

Online audio/video course

Course Instructor:

Laura K. Miller, DPT, EdD, NCS, MSCS, ATP

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 statistics, risk factors, and classification of neuro-oncology tumors
  2. Differentiate between the type and classification of tumors
  3. Recognize the symptoms of a spinal cord tumor and a brain tumor
  4. Differentiate between CT vs MRI, Functional MRI, and PET Scan and their specific uses
  5. Recognize Neuro-Oncology medical management including medications, biopsy, craniotomy, radiation, and chemotherapy
  6. Recognize the complication of medical management treatment in rehabilitation
  7. Identify prognosis indicators in CNS tumors
  8. Identify outcome measures in Neuro-Oncology Rehab
  9. Differentiate between specific impairments in patients with CNS tumors and their appropriate recommendations for rehabilitation
  10. Identify the indications, goals, and exercise recommendations for patients with Neuro-Oncology diagnoses

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:

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

ATC State Approvals

Alabama
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Alaska
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Arizona
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Arkansas
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
California
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Colorado
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Connecticut
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Delaware
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
District of Columbia
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Florida
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Georgia
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Hawaii
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Idaho
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Illinois
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Indiana
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Iowa
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Kansas
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Kentucky
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Louisiana
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Maine
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Maryland
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Massachusetts
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Michigan
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Minnesota
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Mississippi
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Missouri
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Montana
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Nebraska
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Nevada
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
New Hampshire
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
New Jersey
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
New Mexico
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
New York
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
North Carolina
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
North Dakota
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Ohio
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Oklahoma
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Oregon
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Pennsylvania
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Rhode Island
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
South Carolina
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
South Dakota
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Tennessee
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Texas
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Utah
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Vermont
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Virginia
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Washington
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
West Virginia
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Wisconsin
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Wyoming
BOC Approved Provider-Category A

PT State Approvals

Alabama
Board Accepted/Approved
Alaska
Approved
Arizona
Approved Category A
California
Approved
Colorado
Approved- Meets CO DORA for Category 1
Connecticut
Board Accepted/Approved
Delaware
Approved
District of Columbia
Approved
Florida
Florida Approved for Online/Home Study
Georgia
Approved
Hawaii
Approved
Idaho
Approved
Illinois
Illinois Approved Provider (#216.000250)
Indiana
Approved-Category 1
Iowa
Board Accepted/Approved
Kansas
Board Accepted/Approved
Kentucky
Kentucky-KPTA Category 2
Maine
No State Requirements
Maryland
Maryland PT Board Approved
Massachusetts
Approved
Michigan
Approved (Activity Code 1)
Mississippi
Approved
Missouri
Approved
Montana
Approved Category A
Nebraska
Board Accepted/Approved
New Hampshire
Board Accepted/Approved
New York
Approved Provider
North Carolina
Approved
North Dakota
Board Accepted/Approved
Ohio
Ohio-OPTA Approved- Expires 4-5-25 - 24S0945
Oklahoma
Approved- Oklahoma Medical Board Via CE Broker
Oregon
Approved
Pennsylvania
Approved - (2GEN, 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 # 2501036TX
Utah
Board Accepted/Approved
Vermont
Approved
Virginia
Approved-Type 1
Washington
Board Accepted/Approved
West Virginia
West Virginia PT Board Approved- Expires 12-31-24 - # ADVC-F24-44
Wisconsin
Approved
Wyoming
Board Accepted/Approved