Electrophysical Agents for the Rehab Professional - ONLINE CEU
Therapeutic Ultrasound, Short Wave Diathermy,
and Electrotherapy for Pain Modulation
This online video course is designed to educate rehabilitation therapists (occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants, physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, and athletic trainers) in the use of electro-physical agents in the areas of thermotherapy, therapeutic ultrasound, short wave diathermy, and electrical stimulation for pain modulation.
The biophysical principles of each physical agent will be presented. The physiologic effects, indications, precautions and contraindications will be emphasized, along with the best current practices. The appropriate selection and application of physical agents, based on the existing pathology, impairments, and functional limitations will be discussed and demonstrated. Safe and effective parameter selection, dosing of intensity, and documentation of treatment will be emphasized during the lecture and demonstration portions of the course.