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Functional Electrical Stimulation For Patients With Neurological Deficits: Recovery of Function
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours: 4
Registration Fee: $116
At the end of this course the professional will be able to:
Describe orally the fundamental physiological processes of nerve and muscle stimulation, and the fundamentals of charge and electricity in biological tissue.
Discuss the role electrical stimulation can play in the recovery of function following current evidenced based practice.
Direct interventions using electrotherapeutic modalities as an adjunct to the comprehensive therapy plan for the patient with neurological deficits.
Correctly identify patients for whom application of electrotherapeutic modalities is indicated, contraindicated, or considered a precaution.
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapist Assistants
Functional electrical stimulation is a biophysical technology that have seen increased use in the management of neurological disorders. This course discusses the principles of use with specific therapeutic cases and is of primary interest to occupational and physical therapists. The participant will develop skills necessary to choose appropriately and apply electrotherapy in the rehabilitation setting. Various new technologies using electrotherapy are also demonstrated.
Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM