presented by Richard Severin PT
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Richard Severin PT, DPT, PhD(c), CCS
Rich Severin PT, DPT, is a board-certified cardiovascular and pulmonary clinical specialist. Dr. Severin graduated from the University of Miami with his doctor of physical therapy degree in 2013, followed by a cardiopulmonary residency at the William S. Middleton VA Medical Center/University of Wisconsin-Madison, and orthopedic residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).…Read full bio
1. Respiratory Muscles: An Introduction
This section will review the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory muscles which will be discussed throughout the rest of the course.
2. Pathology and Clinical Syndromes
This section will include a review of the pathophysiology and clinical presentation of common clinical conditions which may involve the respiratory muscles, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, obesity, neurological conditions, and low back pain.
3. Clinical Examination Techniques and Treatment
This section will provide examination techniques used to assess different aspects of respiratory muscle performance, with video demonstrations. Treatment strategies and techniques will be provided, as well as foundations of exercise programming for the respiratory muscles.