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نسعى للتميز في بناء بيئة تدريبية وتعليمية مبتكرة وفي متناول الأيدي لتنمية مهارات وقدرات العاملين في المستشفى وخارجها وتأهيلهم لتقديم أفضل وأرقى الخدمات للمرضى

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تقديم برامج تدريبية وتعليمية متنوعة وحديثة، تتواكب مع الاحتياجات والمستجدات المحلية والعالمية في مجال التأهيل والتدريب ، والتي تعنى برفع كفاءة الكوادر البشرية وتطوير أدائهم ليوازي المعايير العالمية للجودة، وتوطين وتعميم المعارف والمهارات.

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بناء صورة ذهنية ايجابية لكل من يستفيد من خدماتها التدريبية

المساهمة الاجتماعية من خلال تقديم الأنشطة التدريبية التي تساهم في إثراء المجتمع وتنميته

توفير فرص التعليم والتدريب المستمر لكافة الراغبين بتطوير مهاراتهم وتنمية قدراتهم، وتنمية وصقل مهارات الأفراد والجماعات بما يسهم في تحقيق أهداف الفرد والمنظمة.

اختيار المدربين من ذوي المستويات العلمية المتقدمة والخبرات والممارسات المهنية المتميزة

توفير البيئة التدريبية الملائمة والتسهيلات اللوجستية اللازمة لنجاح البرامج التدريبية

تأسيس و إعداد قوة عمل بشرية مؤهلة تأهيلا كاملا

تحسين فعالية وجودة أساليب العمل

الدورات التدريبية

#COURSE TITLECOURSE OBJECTIVESREGISTRATION

1

CONTINENCE IMPROVEMENT

• Describe the expected rationale, application, use and outcomes of treatment consistent with therapy goals within the framework of the PT/OT treatment plan using physical agent modalities, therex and ADLs for the treatment of incontinence and pelvic floor rehabilitation.
• Apply the critical thinking needed to update the treatment plan on an ongoing basis as the patient’s condition changes.
• Describe the factors contributing to incontinence in the institutionalized geriatric resident and the nursing approaches to continence management.
• Describe the anatomy and physiology of micturition and the function of the pelvic floor muscles and lower quadrant cylinder
• Perform continence assessment and crosswalk to the MDS.
• Select the appropriate electrotherapeutic modality considering the neurophysiological status, for urge, stress, mixed incontinence and pelvic floor rehabilitation using neuromuscular electrical stimulation (MFAC and PENS).
• Prepare the patient for treatment through positioning and adequate instruction.
• Describe electrotherapy equipment characteristics, indications and contraindications for treatment including the effects of pulse duration and pattern, frequency and intensity including the appropriate use, placement, specification and storage of patient electrodes.
• Administer treatment through identification of instrument controls, sequence of operation, correct application techniques and application of all safety rules, precautions and infection control procedures.
• Document treatment including immediate and long term effects.
• Demonstrate the use of ES and Therex safely and appropriately administer treatment under the supervision of course instructor in a group lab environment.

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2

CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD)

• Identify the risk factors associated with COPD
• Describe the pathophysiology of skeletal muscle dysfunction in COPD
• Understand the principal rehabilitation strategies for increasing exercise tolerance in COPD
• Integrate Patterned Electrical Neuromuscular Stimulation (PENS) into extremity cycling and ambulation

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3

OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE KNEE

• Appreciate the incidence of osteoarthritis OA of the knee and the serious personal and social effects of the disorder
• Explain the various physiological mechanisms of osteoarthritis pain
• Understand the evidence-based research regarding three non-pharmacological treatment aproaches
–Therapeutic exercise
– Physical agent modalities
– Knee bracing
• Conduct knee brace fitting and understand how to determine effectiveness
• Discuss the possible outcomes from implementation of specific therapy treatment protocols and a suggested clinical pathway

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4

UPPER QUADRANT
PATTERNED ELECTRICAL NEUROMUSCULAR STIMULATION

• Understand how PENS increases strength through neural adaptation
• Describe the neurophysiology of Central Pattern Generation of movements
• Understand the principal rehabilitation strategies for utilization of triphasic patterns before therapeutic
• exercises
• Integrate Patterned Electrical Neuromuscular Stimulation (PENS) into upper extremity cycling
• Demonstrate the use of PENS for neuro reeducation of Upper Quadrant muscles

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5

LOWER QUADRANT
PATTERNED ELECTRICAL NEUROMUSCULAR STIMULATION

• Understand how PENS increases strength through neural adaptation
• Describe the neurophysiology of Central Pattern Generation of movement
• Understand the principal rehabilitation strategies for applying PENS before ther ex
• Integrate Patterned Electrical Neuromuscular Stimulation (PENS) into L.E. cycling and walking
• Demonstrate the use of PENS for neuro reeducation of Lower Quadrant muscles

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6

FALL PREVENTION

• Describe the expected rationale, application, use and outcomes of treatment consistent with therapy goals within the framework of the PT/OT treatment plan using physical agent modalities, for the prevention of falls.
• Apply the critical thinking needed to update the treatment plan on an ongoing basis as the patient’s condition changes.
• Describe the prevalence, cost and consequences of falling in the elderly
• Identify risk factors associated with falls in the elderly
• Describe differences between ADL movement patterns of fallers and nonfallers in the elderly
• Describe the principal rehabilitation strategies for improving balance and reducing fall risk in the elderly
• Correctly select and administer the five most common Fall Assessment Tools
• Describe the principles of elderly strength training with progressive resistance exercise (PREs)
• Demonstrate the correct application of MFAC electrical stimulation for strengthening of the upper and lower extremity muscles in fall prevention rehabilitation
• Demonstrate the correct application of EMG Patterned Electrical Neuromuscular Stimulation for neuro reeducation of upper and lower extremity muscles in fall prevention rehabilitation
• List the contraindications, warnings, and precautions of therapeutic exercise and modality usage in the elderly
• Prepare the patient for treatment through positioning and adequate instruction including explaining to the patient
• the sensation, potential outcomes, and the risks and benefits expected of PAM treatment for fall prevention.
• Document treatment including immediate and long-term effects

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7

AEROBIC EXERCISE FOR AGING ADULTS

• Describe typical physiological declines in the cardiopulmonary system with aging
• Delineate the benefits to aging adults resulting from aerobic exercise
• Apply appropriate aerobic exercise parameters to healthy aging adults and to those with certain, common
• diagnoses
• Explain the aerobic exercise contraindications and termination criteria for aging adults
• Effectively document aerobic exercise therapy skilled services

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8

CONTRACTURE MANAGEMENT

• Describe the expected rationale, application, use and outcomes of treatment consistent with therapy goals within the framework of the PT/OT treatment plan using physical agent modalities for the treatment of contractures
• Apply the critical thinking needed to update the treatment plan on an ongoing basis as the patient’s condition changes
• Describe the prevalence, cost, and consequences of contractures in the elderly
• Identify the risk factors associated with contractures in the elderly
• Describe the pathophysiology of contracture development and the principal rehabilitation strategies for reducing contractures in the elderly
• Correctly select and administer the most common spasticity assessment tools
• Demonstrate the correct application of US and SWD for heating restricted collagen prior to ROM exercises
• Demonstrate the correct application of EMG Patterned Electrical Neuromuscular Stimulation for neuro reeducation of upper and lower extremity muscles in contracture rehabilitation
• Select, fit, and modify appropriate orthotics
• List the contraindications, warnings, and precautions for orthotics management and modality usage for contracture management in the elderly
• Demonstrate the use of ESTIM, US, SWD and orthotics safely and appropriately administer treatment under the supervision of course instructor in a group lab environment.

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9

ELECTRODE APPLICATION AND SAFETY

• Identify the fundamentals of electrode interfaces.
• Describe the factors involved in maximizing comfort and safety with electrotherapy.
• Incorporate correct techniques to minimize power density and improve clinical efficacy.
• Select the appropriate electrode type, and placement based on the clinical application.
• Demonstrate the proper selection, application and removal of electrodes.

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10

GROUP THERAPY

• Appreciate the research demonstrating the clinical efficacy of Group Therapy
• Understand Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requirements for coverage of Group Therapy
• Explain the clinical criteria required to maximize the effectiveness of group therapy patient participation
• Describe the different types of groups and the coverage requirements as they vary for Medicare Part A and Part B patients
• Distinguish which groups are appropriate for patients with varying diagnoses and clinical presentations

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11

WOUND HEALING

• Describe the expected rationale, application, use and outcomes of treatment consistent with therapy goals within the framework of the PT/OT treatment plan using physical agent modalities, for the treatment of wound healing
• Identify the common causes and risk factors associated with wound development in the elderly
• Understand the anatomy and physiology of normal and abnormal wound healing
• List several characteristics of each phase of wound healing
• Identify the different types of wounds
• Select the appropriate dressing for chronic wounds based on bacterial burden, level of exudate, and stage of healing
• Explain the rational for selecting various physical agent modalities to stimulate wound healing
• Demonstrate the correct application (including proper infection control procedures) for Ultrasound, Electrical Stimulation, and Shortwave Diathermy for healing wounds in the elderly
• Develop and implement a Medicare compliant interdisciplinary plan-of-care for wound healing in the
• geriatric population
• List the contraindications, warnings and precautions for treatment of wound healing in the elderly.

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12

VIRTUAL REALITY AUGMENTED THERAPY (VRAT)

• Understand the differences between various types of virtual reality systems.
• Appreciate the research demonstrating the clinical efficacy of virtual reality systems.
• Explain the theories why virtual reality can generate outcomes equal to, or superior to, real-world therapy exercises and activities.
• Understand how to document virtual reality exercises to demonstrate skilled therapy services and patient performance.
• Apply instructed information to a variety of skilled therapy exercises and activities and manipulate system parameters to address different clinical presentations.

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13

UPPER QUADRANT
PATTERNED ELECTRICAL NEUROMUSCULAR STIMULATION

• Understand how PENS increases strength through neural adaptation
• Describe the neurophysiology of Central Pattern Generation of movements
• Understand the principal rehabilitation strategies for utilization of triphasic patterns before therapeutic
• exercises
• Integrate Patterned Electrical Neuromuscular Stimulation (PENS) into upper extremity cycling
• Demonstrate the use of PENS for neuro reeducation of Upper Quadrant muscles

Coming Soon,

14

CHRONIC HEART FAILURE & REHAB (CHFR)

• Understand the causes, manifestations of, and incidences of chronic heart failure
• Summarize the research involving the application of neuromuscular electrical stimulation to major muscle
• groups of those with chronic heart failure
• Realize the physiological benefits of aerobic exercise and specific guidelines for those with chronic heart failure
• Comprehend the safety of, and the need for, resistive exercise for those with chronic heart failure and
• specific resistive exercise recommendations for this population

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15

STROKE RECOVERY

• Understand how electroacupuncture affects the functional plasticity of the brain as documented on CT scan and fMRI research
• Locate, palpate, and apply surface electrodes to the correct acupuncture points for UE and/or LE stroke recovery
• Connect the electrodes to the correct channels and select the correct LVPC program for Motor TENS
• Correctly conduct a LVPC Motor TENS treatment for post stroke recovery

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16

STROKE HAND EDEMA (SHE)

• Identify the risk factors associated with hand edema in stroke patients
• Describe the pathophysiology of edema development and the principal rehabilitation strategies for reducing hand edema in stroke patients
• Incorporate correct patient positioning for reduction of hand edema
• Select, fit, and modify an UE orthotic
• Demonstrate the use of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation for reduction of hand edema

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17

RESIDUAL LIMB THERAPY

• Describe the various devices used to provide residual limb compression to reduce edema and the
• advantages and disadvantages of each
• Discuss the roles of shortwave diathermy, electrical stimulation, and ultrasound to treat edema, pain,
• neuromuscular deactivation, and wounds
• Summarize the research demonstrating the relationship between muscle strength and the ability to function with transtibial and transfemoral prostheses
• Outline the parameters and factors that determine the dosage of, and performance of, resistive and
• flexibility exercise

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18

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS OF THE WRIST & HAND (RA)

• State the definition, prevalence, and symptoms of RA
• Understand evidence-based efficacy of physical agent modalities in RA
• Demonstrate proper application of PENS before therapeutic exercise
• Demonstrate the correct application and treatment parameters for pain modulation utilizing TENS, US, and Infrared Therapy

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19

PROGRESSIVE RESISTANCE EXERCISE WITH ELASTIC BANDS (PREWEB)

• Describe average strength losses in aging adults and the related impact on function
• Explain the potential for aging adults to gain strength from adequately performed PRE’s
• List the functional benefits to resistance exercise commonly described in the literature
• Demonstrate the ability to apply optimal PRE protocols using elastic bands
• Effectively document PRE’s and describe therapy skilled services

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20

POST OPERATIVE HIP AND KNEE THERAPY (POHK)

• Appreciate the increasing number of hip and knee surgeries received by aging adults
• Understand orthopedic post-operative complications and their warning signs
• Explain the factors that contribute to inadequate therapy outcomes for hip and knee orthopedic patients
• Describe common physiologic impairments following hip fracture repair, THR, and TKA
• Demonstrate the physical agent modalities and therapeutic exercises used to optimize therapy outcomes

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21

PHYSICAL AGENT MODALITY DOCUMENTATION RECOMMENDATIONS

• Understand the importance of establishing medical necessity
• Define what constitutes skilled therapy services
• Demonstrate to peers the ability to write effective clarification orders and document
• Explain the necessary components for documenting goal statements and reporting progress
• Appreciate the need for utilizing objective measures

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22

PHYSICAL AGENT MODALITY BASICS

• Describe the expected rationale, application, use and outcomes of treatment consistent with therapy goals within the framework of the PT/OT treatment plan using physical agent modalities.
• Determine how the physical properties and physiological effects of physical agent modalities can promote particular treatment goals.
• Identify the physical properties of, and the physiological responses to, electrical stimulation (TENS, IFC, HVPC, MFAC, PENS), ultrasound, and shortwave diathermy (SWD).
• Demonstrate the correct application (including proper infection control procedures) for ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and shortwave diathermy (SWD).
• Develop and implement a Medicare compliant interdisciplinary plan-of-care for physical agent modalities in the geriatric population.
• List the contraindications, warnings and precautions for the use of electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and shortwave diathermy

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23

PHYSICAL AGENT MODALITIS IN SUBACUTE REHAB

• Describe how tissue swelling negatively affects muscle force output
• Understand the negative effects of pain and immobility on subacute aging adults
• Explain the three phases of tissue healing and how physical agents stimulate the function of specific cells to facilitate tissue repair or regeneration
• Appreciate how neuromuscular deactivation impairs voluntary muscle force output
• Understand how, when used adjunctively, physical agent modalities can help address symptoms common to subacute rehabilitation patients in order to optimize therapy outcomes
• Demonstrate the ability to apply physical agent modalities to treat symptoms common to subacute rehabilitation patients.

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24

PAIN MANAGEMENT

• Describe the expected rationale, application, use and outcomes of treatment consistent with therapy goals within the framework of the PT/OT treatment plan using physical agent modalities for the treatment of pain.
• Identify the common causes and risk factors associated with pain in the elderly.
• Discuss the peripheral and central mechanisms of nociception and pain transmission.
• Select and administer validated pain assessment tools.
• Have a new insight into the use of acupuncture and Travell’s trigger points for pain management.
• Explain the rationale for selecting various physical agent modalities to treat the most common pain conditions in the elderly.
• Demonstrate the correct application (including proper infection control procedures) for Ultrasound, Electrical Stimulation, and Electromagnetic Stimulation (Shortwave Diathermy) for pain modulation in the elderly.
• Develop and implement a Medicare compliant interdisciplinary plan-of-care for pain modulation in the
• geriatric population.
• List the contraindications, warnings, and precautions of modality usage for the treatment of pain in the elderly.

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25

ORTHOTIC THERAPY

• Understand the skilled therapy services employed in orthotic therapy
• Differentiate between Static, Progressive Extension, Dynamic, and Static Flex orthotics
• Appreciate the need for orthotic pre-application therapy services and procedures
• Demonstrate the ability to perform manual joint techniques
• Correctly apply and fit Static Flex orthotic devices

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26

HERPES ZOSTER & POSTHERPETIC NEURALGIA

• State the definition, prevalence, and symptoms of HZ & PHN
• Understand evidence-based efficacy of physical agent modalities in HZ & PHN
• Demonstrate proper infection control procedures during hands-on lab
• Demonstrate the correct application and treatment parameters for pain modulation utilizing TENS, US, and Light Therapy

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27

HEMIPLEGIC GAIT

• Describe common hemiplegic gait characteristics

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