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Category: Patient Assessment

Athletic Mouth Guard: Protection from orofacial injury

In this e-module participants will be able to learn the protective benefits of mouth guards, types and features of mouth guards, fabrication techniques, and differentiation of mouth guards from other thermoplastic oral appliances recommended by dentists.

April 11, 2022

Adapted Healthcare Delivery for Patients with Hearing Impairments

This interactive module identifies barriers physical therapists are facing in service delivery for patients with hearing impairments and introduces ADA as well as Universal Design Principles for students on how to effectively involve patients with hearing impairments in their plan of care. It also presents students with recommendations on how to adapt physical therapy services […]

April 11, 2022

Creating a Welcoming Healthcare Environment for the Transgender and Gender Expansive Community

The aim of this module is to create empathy towards TGE individuals, examine biases, and to educate students on how to create welcoming environments for their TGE patients.

April 11, 2022

Stability During Mobility: How to Select a Safe Patient Transfer 

This module serves as an introduction to the different types of patient transfers that are used by health care professions, such as nursing, physical/occupational therapy, and radiography.  By comparing transfer types, students can practice professional reasoning by selecting the safest transfer technique for patient scenarios.  

April 11, 2022

Physical Examination of the Knee

This interactive e-module describes the aspects of a musculoskeletal knee examination. We discuss inspection, palpation, range of motion, and specific ligament integrity tests.  

April 11, 2022

Rancho Los Amigos Cognitive Scale

The Rancho Los Amigos (RLA) Cognitive Scale is a tool designed to aid clinicians in tracking recovery before and during the recovery and rehabilitation process. As a member of an interdisciplinary team, our role as physical therapists in understanding how patients are recovering from an injury to the brain is crucial. Recognizing how an individual is progressing […]

April 11, 2022