Journal Club & Interactive Webinar COVID-19: Transitioning to Home and Outpatient Physical Therapy

6/4/2020
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

virtual on Zoom



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Speakers:
Angela Campbell -- President, APTA Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Section, Professor Springfield College
Lauren Mellett -- Past-Treasurer, APTA Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Section, Physical Therapist, Clinical Specialist, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Foxboro
 
Description:
Using the article by Smith et al as a backdrop, Drs. Mellett and Campbell will present an overview of transitioning survivors of moderate to severe COVID-19 to home and community settings. Emphasis will be placed on the post-acute patient population at Boston Hope Field Hospital, post-acute outcome measures, and an overview of the APTA PACER Project (Post-Acute Covid Exercise & Rehabilitation) and other resources to prepare clinicians for a potential post-acute surge. 
 
Journal Article:
Smith JM, Lee AC, Zeleznik H,…, Needham, DM, Ohtake PJ. Home and Community-Based Physical Therapist Management of Adults With Post– Intensive Care Syndrome. PTJ. April 2020. Online ahead of print.  https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzaa059
 

 


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