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Stroke Rehabilitation Module 2: Trunk, Vestibular Rehab and Upper Extremity

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

1. Understand the functional anatomy of the trunk. 2. Understand the control requirements for various movement patterns and activities. 3. Understand treatment activities to improve and compensate for loss of trunk control. 4. Identify systems involved in balance, and review the assessment and evaluation of component balance skills and balance during functional activity. 5. Provide examples of treatment plans and ideas based on specific balance dysfunctions to allow the therapist to implement focused intervention. 6. Understand key components of the anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system. 7. Understand stroke syndromes that are associated with vestibular signs and symptoms 8. Understand general concepts of vestibular rehabilitation. 9. Develop treatment plans to regain upper extremity function through the use of functional tasks. 10. Choose functional treatment activities appropriate to the level of available motor control. 11. Identify the common biomechanical malalignments of the upper extremity and trunk after stroke and recognize their effect on function. 12. Describe causes and underlying medical conditions that result in clinical symptoms of edema. 13. Recognize that robot-assisted technologies are appropriate for persons with moderate to severe motor impairments. 14. Recognize two of the most widely studied rehabilitation robots. 15. Define ArMin. 16. Define HOWARD. Identify and differentiate between the SaeboFlex and AutoCITE devices.

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

Chapter 7: Trunk Control: Supporting a Functional Independence Chapter 8: Overview of Balance Impairments: Functional Implications Chapter 9: Vestibular Rehabilitation and Stroke Chapter 10: Upper Extremity Function and Management Chapter 11: Rehabilitation Technologies to Promote Upper Limb Recovery after Stroke

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