Suzanne Tinsley – Pharmacology for Rehabilitation Professionals
Courses Content :
- Suzanne Tinsley
- 5 Hours 52 Minutes
- Audio and Video
- May 18, 2017
PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY
- Pharmacokinetic principles
- Pharmacodynamics principles
- Their importance to rehabilitation
PHARMACOLOGY OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
- Common CNS drugs seen in rehabilitation
- Sedative-hypnotics, anti-seizure meds, anti-depressant meds, Parkinson’s disease meds, etc.
- Side effects and rehabilitation outcomes
PATIENT ORIENTED PROBLEM SOLVING (POPS) CASE STUDY
PAIN MANAGEMENT – NARCOTICS, NONSTERIODAL, ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS
- Advantages and disadvantages of each class
- Common side effects and their effect on rehabilitation outcomes
- Signs and symptoms of abuse
- 5 classes of cardiac medications
- Beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, ACE inhibitors, diuretics, & glycosides
- How these drugs are combined to treat cardiac disease/pathology
- Therapeutic effects and side effects that may interfere with rehabilitation outcomes
POPS CASE STUDIES
Suzanne Tinsley, PhD, PT, NCS Related seminars and products: 1
Suzanne Tinsley, PhD, PT, NCS, is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Rehabilitation Sciences and Neurology and the current holder of the Charles R. Parks Endowed Professorship at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, where she teaches medical pharmacology and neuroscience in the School of Allied Health Professions. A Board Certified Neurologic Physical Therapist, Dr. Tinsley has presented both internationally and nationally on the topics of pharmacology and neurologic rehabilitation. She has also served on the ABPTS Academy of Content Experts.
Dr. Tinsley received her Master’s in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University in 1986 and her PhD in Neuropharmacology from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport in 1999. She has published on pharmacology and rehabilitation and is an author of a pharmacology textbook for McGraw-Hill Publishing. She has an active clinical practice in the area of neurological rehabilitation as well as an active clinical research agenda. Dr. Tinsley has been honored as a Visiting Scholar at the renowned Valens Rehabilitation Clinic in Valens, Switzerland.
Financial: Suzanne Tinsley is the assistant dean at LSU Health Sciences Center – Shreveport. She is an author for McGraw Hill Publishing and receives a royalty. Dr. Tinsley receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Suzanne Tinsley has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.