COVID-19 Post-Acute Rehabilitation

COVID-19 Post-Acute Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation is the key to long term recovery from severe COVID-19
This course is of a great help to beginners in this field as little is known about the post covid syndrome.
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Introduction

People with severe COVID-19 infection have rehabilitation needs in the acute, post-acute and long-term phases of the disease. Many people who have suffered from COVID-19 may now be at risk of long-term impairment or disability. Physiotherapists are critical to the rehabilitation efforts in all phases of this disease. Rehabilitation has a positive effect on health and functioning outcomes, it improves recovery and can reduce disability, it may facilitate early discharge and reduce the risk of readmission. Physiotherapists also play a key role in supporting and empowering people through rehabilitation process.

Aims

This course aims to provide you with knowledge on the benefits of post-acute rehabilitation in COVID-19 patients, the clinical picture of these patients in the post-acute phase and rehabilitation strategies that can be applied by physiotherapists in the post-acute phase of COVID-19.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

This course can be accessed with a FREE trial account