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Functional Cognitive Activities for Adults with Brain Injury or Stroke: A Sequential Approach
Cross Country Education/VYNE
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Speech-Language
Contact Hours: 6
Registration Fee: $199
1. Identify a sequence of functional therapy activities to use with adults with cognitive deficits due to brain injury and stroke.
2. Determine how to plan therapy sessions that emphasize real-life tasks and move away from tabletop activities.
3. Discuss how to select meaningful therapy activities that match the patient?s interest areas and occupations.
4. Determine how to evaluate abilities and document progress by considering performance of real-life tasks in natural environments.
5. Identify how to grade and adjust the therapy environment to accommodate various levels of cognitive deficits.
6. Identify realistic caregiver instructions that support the rehabilitative process in the home.
• Occupational Therapists
• Occupational Therapy Assistants
• Physical Therapists
• Physical Therapist Assistants
• Speech-Language Pathologists
• Activity Professionals
• Recreational Therapists
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Progressing from the Clinic to the Community
Typical therapy approaches used for rehabilitation of adults with cognitive deficits due to brain injury or stroke target primary cognitive sub-skills (memory, orientation, attention, etc.) in isolation. Therapy methods normally include tabletop activities, computer training, and pencil/paper tasks to improve underlying cognitive impairment. However, the learning associated with these methods does not always translate to the world outside the clinic. Patients may become frustrated with their lack of progress or find themselves unable to perform necessary tasks once they return to their home environment.
Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM