#7112 A Therapists’ Guide to Managing Whiplash Injuries
This course aims to be a concise clinical handbook for therapists, nurses, and physician assistants who treat musculoskeletal and neurological complications of whiplash injury. It covers the anatomy, and mechanism of injury, with orthopedic and neurological complications and rehabilitation strategies for the same. This course is backed by an evidence-based approach , the latest clinical practice guidelines, and NICE guidelines.
RINA PANDYA, PT. DPT, APTA (USA) HCPC (UK),MCSP (UK):
Rina Pandya, PT, DPT, received her entry level physical therapy degree from the School of Allied Health Sciences Manipal, India and her post professional doctoral degree from the University of Michigan- Flint. Having practiced physical therapy in four countries including India, Oman, the United Kingdom and the United States coupled with administrative experiences as a rehabilitation manager; Dr. Pandya shares an eclectic model of practice that maximizes autonomous care. As an avid believer of lifelong professional learning, Dr. Pandya has taken an extensive number of professional development courses and certifications that allow her to teach contemporary practice to clinicians. Dr. Pandya’s appreciation for evidence-based practice continues following completion of a formal research methods program offered through the Manchester School of Physiotherapy in the United Kingdom. Dr. Pandya’s passion for teaching and learning along with the joy in helping clinicians succeed makes her an apt instructor for this course.
Member of Indian Association of Physiotherapists- MIAP (India)
American Physical Therapy Association- APTA (USA)
Health and Care Professional Council - HCPC (UK)
Member of Chartered society of Physiotherapists- MCSP(UK)
Musculoskeletal Association of chartered physiotherapists- Aff. MACP (UK)
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Discuss the anatomy of the cervical spine and related traumatic pathophysiology
- Discuss the mechanism of whiplash, evaluation criteria, and clinical examination.
- Be able to list 3 treatment strategies of whiplash
- Discuss evidence based practice and be familiar with the latest clinical practice guidelines.
Post-test: Research, identify, and submit your post test question answers on the online form. This is an open book test you can take multiple times if needed to obtain the 70% score.