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STROKE REHABILITATION ACROSS THE CONTINUUM OF CARE: An Evidence Based Approach

Therapy Network Seminars


Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   15
Registration Fee:   $475


Objectives
Identify the concepts of neuroplasticity, recovery versus compensation, and motor learning/motor control as it relates to acute stroke rehabilitation. Identify research evidence on best practice in acute stroke rehabilitation, as well as rehab in the subacute and chronic phases of stroke. Identify and perform specific clinical examination of posture/alignment in supine and sitting, balance, gait, and functional mobility. Identify common postural abnormalities and movement disorders following stroke. Identify and practice treatment strategies and handling skills to facilitate improved alignment in supine, and improved, upright posture in sitting and standing. Demonstrate concepts of normal movement and handling skills into functional mobility. Identify general precautions and handling strategies for the hemiplegic upper extremity. Demonstrate treatment strategies /handling techniques to promote increased and prevention of learned non-use of the affected side in persons with hemiplegia. Identify and demonstrate the common gait deviations and causative impairments present following stroke. Identify the evidence regarding gait recovery following stroke. Apply knowledge of gait impairments and deviations to create the appropriate interventions, and/or assistive device and orthotic prescription.

Target Audience
PT, PTA, OT, OTA, AT

Confirmation Notes
An email confirmation will be send upon receipt of tuition

Description
This course will provide participants with essential tools for clinical examination and intervention of persons following a stroke, across the continuum of care. Common impairments, activity restrictions, and participation limitations will be discussed. Evidence based interventions specific to the rehabilitation and recovery of basic mobility following stroke will be presented. Participants will have opportunities to see and work through examples and practice application of information through lecture and hands on labs.

Dates and Locations
 
Register Address:   2701 North Decatur Road ATLANTA (Decatur) Georgia
Location:   Dekalb Medical Center
Dates:   06-03-2017 - 06-04-2017, 8:00AM 5:30PM
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Register Address:   10301 Jeffreys Street LAS VEGAS (Henderson) Nevada
Location:   HealthSouth Henderson
Dates:   06-24-2017 - 06-25-2017, 8:00AM 5:30PM
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Register Address:   2139 Auburn Avenue CINCINNATI Ohio
Location:   The Christ Hospital
Dates:   08-19-2017 - 08-20-2017, 8:00AM 5:30PM
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Register Address:   4021 Brookhaven Avenue HOUSTON (Pasadena) Texas
Location:   Bayshore Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Center
Dates:   09-16-2017 - 09-17-2017, 8:00AM 5:30PM
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Register Address:   1600 S. Andrews Ave FT LAUDERDALE Florida
Location:   Broward General Health Center
Dates:   11-18-2017 - 11-19-2017, 8:00AM 5:30PM
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