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ICU Rehabilitation

This one-day course is designed to provide an overview of the medical and rehab management of patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). When providing care to this patient population, interdisciplinary collaboration is imperative to improving long term outcomes. The therapist must understand underlying medical issues while also incorporating the use of monitoring equipment into their treatment plan. The purpose of this course is to provide information and resources that will help physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists effectively manage patients in the ICU.

This course is now being offered in an online format only on Saturday August 22nd. This course is only accepting new registrations from rehab clinicians from BJC facilities and BJC collaboratives.

Date:  August 22, 2020
Time:  8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Cost:  $25 for BJC Employees (including BJC collaborative hospitals)
Location: Online
Target Audience: PTs, OTs, PTAs, COTAs who practice in the acute care setting.
Credits: 7.5 contact hours

Course Content

Morning     Afternoon  
7:30-8 a.m. Registration and light breakfast   12-12:30 p.m. LUNCH
8-8:45 a.m. Evident to Support ICU Rehab   12:30-2 p.m. ICU Equipment-understanding, interpreting,
and handling common equipment
8:45-9:45 a.m. Critical Care from the Perspective
of the Patient and the Patient's Family
  2-2:30 p.m. Management of Patient on Mechanical Ventilation
and Consideration of Ventilator Weaning
and Downsizing Trachaeostomy tubes
9:45-10 a.m. Break   2:30-2:45 p.m. Break
10-10:20 a.m. Delirium Screening and Implications for Clinicians   2:45-4:15 p.m. ICU Rehab for Special Population
10:20-11 a.m. Pharmacology   4:15-4:30 p.m. Questions
11 a.m. -12 p.m. Common ICU Laboratory values,
vital signs and the implications for clinicians



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