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Stroke Rehabilitation: Module 1: Approaches to Stroke Rehab

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   10
Registration Fee:   $159

1. Describe the pathophysiology of stroke. 2. Explain the diagnostic workup of stroke survivors. 3. Understand the medical management of various stroke syndromes. 4. Describe interventions to prevent the recurrence of stroke and its complications. 5. Understand how to assess psychological manifestations comprehensively after a stroke. 6. Recognize emotional reactions to strokes in the acute phase of illness. 7. Understand how to modify treatment approaches based on personality traits. 8. Understand how a variety of psychological impairments affect the recovery process. 9. Describe key concepts of participation, occupation, and quality of life. 10. Address participation in the continuum of care from the acute episode to community life. 11. Identify the key role that therapists have in fostering participation through occupation. 12. Describe the motor behavior theories and model that support the occupational therapy task-oriented approach to persons after stroke. 13. Describe the evaluation framework for the occupational therapy task-oriented approach and identify specific assessments that are consistent with the approach. 14. Describe general treatment principles for the occupational therapy task-oriented approach and their application to persons after stroke. 15. Apply principles of the International Classification of Function and the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework to occupational therapy intervention for stroke survivors. 16. Design effective practice opportunities for stroke survivors to recover motor, cognitive and participation skills. 17. Understand principles of evidence-based practice and criteria of evaluating research. 18. Evaluate the evidence testing the effectiveness of the approaches in stroke rehabilitation.

Target Audience
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants

Chapter 1: Pathophysiology Medical Management, and Acute Rehabilitation of Stoke Survivors Chapter 2: Psychological Aspects of Stroke Rehabilitation Chapter 3: Improving Participation and Quality Life Through Occupation Chapter 4: Task-Oriented Approach to Stroke Rehabilitation Chapter 5: Activity-Based Intervention in Stroke Rehabilitation Chapter 6: Approaches to Motor Control Dysfunction: An Evidence-Based Review

This course utilizes text from a hard back textbook by Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR/L, BCN, FAOTA “Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach” 3rd edition ©2011. This detailed text combines aspects of background medical information, a comprehensive review of standardized and nonstandardized evaluation procedures and assessments, treatment techniques and evidence based interventions.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM