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Stroke Rehabilitation- Module 1

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   10
Registration Fee:   $120

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:
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.Understand how to modify treatment approaches based on personality traits
7.Understand how a variety of psychological impairments affect the recovery process
8.Describe key concepts of participation, occupation, and quality of life
9.Understand key measures to address participation, occupation, and quality of life in practice
10.Address participation in the continuum of care from the acute episode to community life
11.Describe barriers that threaten participation and quality of life
12.Identify the key role that therapists have in fostering participation through occupation
13.Describe the motor behavior (i.e., motor control, motor learning, and motor development) theories and model that support the occupational therapy task-oriented approach to persons after stroke
14.Describe the evaluation framework for the occupational therapy task-oriented approach and identify specific assessments that are consistent with the approach
15.Describe general treatment principles for the occupational therapy task-oriented approach and their application to persons after stroke
16.Given a case study of a person after stroke, describe occupational therapy task-oriented approach evaluation and treatment strategies that you would use
17.Apply principles of the International Classification of Function and the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework to occupational therapy intervention for stroke survivors
18.Understand implications of neuroscience studies of plasticity and constraint-induced movement therapy to activity-based intervention in stroke rehabilitation
19.Design effective practice opportunities for stroke survivors to recover motor, cognitive, and participation skills
20.Understand the basis of interventions designed to enhance stroke survivors’ potential to achieve maximal recovery.
21.Apply principles of activity analysis and synthesis when designing occupational therapy intervention for stroke survivors
22.Understand principles of evidence-based practice and criteria of evaluating research
23.Understand the rationale behind the various techniques described in this chapter
24.Evaluate the evidence testing the effectiveness of the approaches in stroke rehabilitation

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

Confirmation Notes
Methods of Instruction: Online course available via internet
Educational Level:Intermediate
CEU Information: Click here for CEU approvals.

This course is derived from the textbook by Glen Gillen “Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach 2nd Edition” © 2004. This detailed text combines aspects of background medical information, a comprehensive review of standardized and non-standardized evaluation procedures and assessments, treatment techniques and evidence based interventions.
Module 1: Covers chapters 1 through 6.
Chapter 1: Pathophysiology and Medical Management of Stroke
Chapter 2: Psychological Aspects of Stroke Rehabilitation
Chapter 3: Improving Participation and Quality of 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

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