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Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach: Module 1

At Home Seminars

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   8
Registration Fee:   $119.949996948242

At the end of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Relate the pathophysiology of stroke
2. Analyze the diagnostic workup of stroke survivors
3. Discriminate between the medical management of various stroke syndromes
4. Distinguish interventions to prevent the recurrence of stroke and its complications
5. Differentiate normal and abnormal responses to acute stroke rehabilitation
6. Distinguish standardized assessments used during acute stroke rehabilitation
7. Outline a comprehensive treatment that is safe for the acute and ICU settings
8. Distinguish between appropriate and not-appropriate goals for the acute and ICU settings
9. Relate how to prevent secondary complications such as skin breakdown and contractures after a stroke
10. Distinguish between the psychological manifestations of stroke in both children and adults
11. Relate how a variety of psychological impairments affect the recovery process
12. Distinguish how different personality traits impact rehabilitation
13. Relate the effect of stroke on family members and those in the caregiver role
14. Outline the importance of participation in recovery
15. Distinguish key concepts of participation, occupation and quality of life in stroke
16. Distinguish key measures therapists can use to address participation, occupation, and quality of life in practice
17. Analyze participation in the continuum of care from the acute episode to community reintegration
18. Outline barriers that threaten participation and quality of life
19. Identify the key role that therapists have in fostering participation through occupation

Confirmation Notes
These courses are approved for 8.0 contact hours each.
Instructional level: Intermediate
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Testing: You can take your test online, fax your answer sheets, or mail your test. All tests are processed within 24 business hours regardless of how they are received. Testing online is free and you will find out immediately if you have passed or failed and can print a temporary certificate until your original arrives in the mail.

These courses are offered in cooperation with Elsevier Health and utilize the hardback textbook, “Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 3rd Edition” by Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA.
Extensively updated with the latest research in assessment and intervention, these essential courses present a holistic, application-based approach that integrates background medical information, samples of functionally based evaluations, and current treatment techniques and intervention strategies to help you confidently manage the growing number of stroke rehabilitation clients.
Module 1: covers pathophysiology, medical management and acute rehabilitation of stroke survivors, psychological aspects of stroke rehabilitation and improving participation and quality of live through occupation.
Module 2: covers the task-orientated approach, activity-based interventions in stroke rehabilitation and approaches to motor control dysfunction.
Module 3: covers trunk control, balance impairments and vestibular rehabilitation for stroke patients
Module 4: covers upper extremity function and management and rehabilitation technologies to promote upper limb recovery
Module 5: covers edema control, splinting applications and functional mobility
Module 6: covers gait awareness, management of visual and visuospatial impairments and the impact of neurobehavioral deficits on ADLs.
Module 7: covers treatment of cognitive-perceptual deficits, speech and language deficits and enhancing the performance of ADLs after a stroke.
Module 8: covers parenting after stroke, driving and community mobility, dysphagia and sexual function and intimacy.
Module 9 covers seating and wheeled mobility, home evaluation and modifications, adaption to one-handed management of the environment and leisure participation after stroke.
Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the student, through self-paced study, on the pathophysiology, medical management and acute rehabilitation of stroke survivors, psychological aspects of stroke rehabilitation and how to improve participation and quality of life through occupation.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2050 - 01-01-2050, 12:00AM 12:00AM