Seminar Stroke Rehabilitation Across the Continuum of Care: An Evidence Based Approach Seminar

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This course will provide participants with essential tools for clinical examination and intervention of persons following a stroke, across the continuum of care.

Course 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.

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.

Faculty

JILL SEALE, PT, PhD, NCS has been a li-censed physical therapist for 20 years. She is a Neurologic Certified Specialist and has practiced almost exclusively in the field of Brain Injury and Stroke rehabilitation. Jill is the Di-rector of Neuromuscular Studies at Endicott College and received her PhD from Texas Woman's University. She has a variety of teaching experiences, in physical therapy academia as well as in the health care community at large. She has served as core faculty in a neurological physical therapy residency program, is adjunct faculty at the Baylor College of Medicine Master of Orthotics and Prosthetics program, and teaches in several online and onsite continuing education programs. She has taught and presented in the areas of neurological pathology, rehabilitation, gait, orthotics, and research, and is currently involved in clinical research in stroke rehabilitation, orthotic management, and gait analysis/rehabilitation.

What Participants Are Saying

"Relatable and descriptive patient presentations and treatment examples"

"Great labs & tx ideas for activities requiring little or no tools"

Jill was very animated and funny. Kept me engaged all weekend"

Well organized, easy to follow and very funny instructor"

Great course. I got more out of this than I thought I would"

"Tx Tech's, demos, pt scenarios, evidence based and hilarious"

" ... how to obtain resources, new research, great teaching style"

Audience

This is an intermediate level workshop for PTs, PTAs, OTs, and ATs

NOTE: Nothing in this course is to enable or permit the learner to apply techniques outside of the scope of practice in their individual state and discipline.

Educational Credit

A certificate of attendance for 15 Contact Hours (17 in FL) will be awarded to each participant. All Therapy Network Seminars are pre‐approved for CEUs in the state where the course is conducted when required for PT, OT, ATs AND Assistants.

Therapy Network, Inc. (BOC AP#: P2563) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. Our seminars are eligible for a maximum of 15 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education # 3073. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsements of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA

Cancellation Policy

POLICY: Registration fee less a $75 administrative charge is refundable if cancellation received 14 days prior to program date. No refunds will be given after that time. Therapy Network, Inc. reserves the right to cancel a seminar and will refund in full the registration fee only. TNI is NOT responsible for registrants non‐refundable airfare, accommodations or fees.

 

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Summary

This course will provide participants with essential tools for clinical examination and intervention of persons following a stroke, across the continuum of care.

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This is an intermediate level workshop for PTs, PTAs, OTs, and ATs

 
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Dates and Locations

Hermitage, TN
5/16/2020 - 5/17/2020
Tuition: $545

West Palm Beach, FL
9/26/2020 - 9/27/2020
Tuition: $545

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