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This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on October 11, 2019.
- DVD Video - 4+ hours Instructions
- Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
- TERRY L. RZEPKOWSKI, DPT, MS, BS
- PESI Rehab
- 10/11/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
- CE Available:
- Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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- Demonstrate a functional approach to assess the LE as a connected chain.
- Assess altered joint mechanics and muscle imbalance impact of joint function.
- Compare and contrast traditional joint replacement approaches versus newer MIS and MSS surgical approaches.
- Evaluate the advantages of computerized and robotic assisted replacement surgeries.
- Address early signs of adverse events.
- Assess a multi-modal approach to post-operative pain.
- Recognize the accelerated return to activity timeline of today’s post-surgical patient.
- Participate in hands-on lab practice sessions that will focus on advanced intervention strategies for the total hip and knee patient.
The Full Picture of the Total Joint Patient: Why Looking in Isolation Can be Disastrous
Today’s Total Joint Procedure: What We Can Learn by Watching Surgical Videos
- How you can miss predisposing factors for DJD with a nonfunctional approach
- Examine the whole LE kinetic chain with functional test observations
Acute Post-op Recovery Interventions: How to Maintain a Robust Post-op Rehab Plan for Same-day Discharges
- The new reality – reducing the amount of rehab care post-op
- Post-op approaches should vary based upon procedure and component used in surgery
- 6 surgical advancements that could affect your plan of care
- Using muscle sparring approaches
- Computerized mapping
- Peri-operative blood loss
- Pain control measures
- 3D custom designed implants
Use Functional Dynamics for Optimal Returns: Hands-on Lab
- New CMS guidelines for total joint patients: seeing patients right after surgery
- Confidently managing
- Pain management, opioid tolerance, and opioid induced constipation (OIC)
- Active and passive TED strategies
- Wound care/infection prevention: early identification of wound versus joint infection
- Blood thinners: various types, early warning signs of high anticoagulant levels, and identifying DVT versus cellulitis or poor edema control compliance
- Patient education on positioning, safe transfers and mobility
- REMEMBER: Exercising joints in isolation will NOT progress your patients faster, further
- Progress the LE as a functional unit
- Video demonstration of techniques
- Incorporate closed chain kinematics that lead to successful outcomes in reduced time
- Returning normal gait mechanics using proprioceptive, balance, and coordination activities
TERRY L. RZEPKOWSKI, DPT, MS, BS
Terry L. Rzepkowski, DPT, MS, BS, is a licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy with a specialization in orthopedic homecare physical therapy. Throughout his 36-year career, he has specialized in orthopedics, specifically total joint replacement surgery and musculoskeletal outpatient rehab as an independent private owner. Terry has worked on post-operative orthopedic units, serving as an acute care staff therapist, and trauma traction specialist.
Terry currently works as an associate professor of anatomy for OTD and DPT students in the Tampa area and supervises students caring for orthopedic patients in a pro bono clinic with additional responsibilities for instruction in the areas of neuro anatomy, biomechanics, differential diagnosis, kinesiology, test and measures, and therapeutic exercise.
As a sought-after national CEU presenter, Terry enjoys sharing his knowledge with interdisciplinary audiences around the country speaking on shoulder, hip, and knee injuries with advances in operative and non-operative management. He is excited to share his knowledge and years of practice experience for a better understanding in the management of the total joint rehabilitation patient.
Financial: Terry Rzepkowski is an Assistant Professor for Nova Southeastern University Tampa; and an Assistant Professor for South University Tampa. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Terry Rzepkowski is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
Continuing Education Credits
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Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.
CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.
- Physical Therapists
- Physical Therapist Assistants
- Occupational Therapists
- Occupational Therapy Assistants
- Athletic Trainers
- Exercise Physiologists
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
- Rehabilitation Managers
- Personal Trainers
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