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Pharmacology for Therapists

Product #
1159OT
Type
OT/OTA
Hours
5
Approval Status

Course Description:

This course utilizes the text: Orthopedic Clinical Advisor by Derrick Sueki, PT, DPT, GCPT, OCS and Jacklyn Brechter, PhD, PT.  This course will help you access the information you need to confidently handle the pharmacology that accompanies a therapy diagnosis.  This course covers:
ACE inhibitors, Alpha-Agonists, Alpha-Blockers, Alternative Medications, Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers, Antiarrhythmics, Antiasthmatic, Antibacterial, Anticholinergics, Anticonvulsants, Antidepressants, Antiemetics, Antifungal, Antihelminthics, Antihistimines, Antilipidemics, Antineoplastics, Antiprotozoals, Antipsychotics, Antivirals, Anxiolytics, Beta-Agonists, Beta-Blockers, Calcium Channel Blockers, Cholinergic Agonists, CNS Dopaminergic Agonists, Corticosteroids, Diuretics, Drugs and Blood Clotting, Drugs and Bone Formation, Drugs and Substance Abuse, Drugs and the Thyroid Gland, Female Hormones, Gastrointestinal Drugs, Hemopoietic Drugs, Hypoglycemic Drugs I, Hypoglycemic Drugs II, Immunomodulators, Local Anesthetics, Male Hormones, Miscellaneous Vasodilators, Nonnarcotic Analgesics, Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs, Opioid or Narcotic Analgesics, Over-The-Counter Drugs, Sedatives and Hypnotics, and Skeletal Muscle Relaxants.  

Each Drug Section Will Cover:

  • Common Drugs
  • Mechanism of Action
  • Indications
  • Examples of Common Dosages
  • Administration
  • Contraindications
  • Common Adverse Reactions
  • Drug Interactions
  • Implications for Therapists 

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 drug names and therapeutic considerations of drug actions
  2. Recognize the classification of drugs
  3. Identify common types of ACE Inhibitors
  4. Recognize implications for therapists of Alpha-Blockers
  5. Recognize common drug contraindications for Antiarrhythmic Drugs
  6. Recognize drug interactions for Antiasmatic Drugs
  7. Identify the indications for using Antidepressant Drugs
  8. Recognize implications for therapists of Antineoplastic Drugs
  9. Differentiate between indications for Calcium Channel Blockers
  10. Recognize contraindications for CNS Dopaminergic Agonists
  11. Identify the mechanisms of action for Diuretics
  12. Identify the implications for therapists of Thyroid Drugs
  13. Identify the implications for therapists of Hypoglycemic Drugs
  14. Recognize common adverse reactions of Vasodilators
  15. Identify the implications for therapists of Skeletal Muscle Relaxants 

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
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

OT State Approvals

Alabama
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Alaska
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Arizona
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Arkansas
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
California
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Colorado
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Connecticut
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Delaware
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
District of Columbia
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Florida
Florida Approved Online Interactive Via Live Chat
Georgia
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Hawaii
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Idaho
State Approved, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Illinois
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Indiana
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Iowa
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Kansas
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Kentucky
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Louisiana
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Maine
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Maryland
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Massachusetts
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Michigan
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Minnesota
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Mississippi
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Missouri
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Montana
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Nebraska
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Nevada
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New Hampshire
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New Jersey
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New Mexico
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New York
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
North Carolina
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
North Dakota
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Ohio
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Oklahoma
State Approved, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements - #202000119
Oregon
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Pennsylvania
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Rhode Island
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
South Carolina
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
South Dakota
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Tennessee
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Texas
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Utah
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Vermont
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Virginia
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Washington
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
West Virginia
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Wisconsin
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Wyoming
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements

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
Approved
Illinois
Illinois Approved Provider (#216.000250)
Indiana
Approved-Category 1
Iowa
Board Accepted/Approved
Kansas
Board Accepted/Approved
Kentucky
Kentucky-KPTA Approved Provider - #CS75-2011-KPTA (Expires 11-2-21) Category 1
Louisiana
Louisiana PT Board Approved
Maine
No State Requirements
Maryland
Maryland PT Board Approved
Massachusetts
No State Requirements
Michigan
Approved (Activity Code 1)
Mississippi
Approved
Missouri
Approved
Montana
Approved Category A
Nebraska
Board Accepted/Approved
New Hampshire
Board Accepted/Approved
New Mexico
New Mexico PT Board Approved
New York
Approved Provider
North Carolina
Approved
North Dakota
Board Accepted/Approved
Ohio
Ohio-OPTA Approved - 20S0925
Oklahoma
Pending Reapproval
Oregon
Approved
Pennsylvania
Approved - (5GEN, 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
Approved - CEUL048241
Wisconsin
Approved
Wyoming
Board Accepted/Approved