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Gaming in Stroke Rehabilitation
Presented by Deborah Espy, PT, PhD
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2431Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course presents evidence for the issues and advantages of gaming in therapy for stroke rehab, and presents a framework to guide clinical decision making in game selection, modification, and progression for games used to address mobility, movement, balance and motor re-learning goals for individuals who have had a stroke. Current research related to gaming in stroke rehabilitation will be reviewed as will cases illustrating the use of the framework to design and advance interventions in various phases of stroke rehab. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants and Athletic Trainers.

Motivational Considerations in Chronic Stroke: Maximizing Potential When the Patient Has Low Expectations
Presented by Robert G. Winningham, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2445Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Maximizing patient motivation is one of the best ways to improve treatment outcomes. In this unique course, we will discuss how to motivate patients to more fully engage the rehabilitation process as well as how to maximize their executive function, all in an effort to help patients help themselves. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT. This course is open captioned.

Fundamentals of Effective Therapeutic Exercise for the Stroke Survivor
Presented by Kay Wing, PT, DPT, NCS, GCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2460Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This presentation will instruct the new and seasoned therapist techniques to improve interventions for the stroke survivor. These techniques, when layered on top of each other, will greatly enhance the patients’ response to therapy. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is appropriate for the Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant and Athletic Trainer. This course is open caption.

Elevating the Intensity Stroke Rehabilitation: Locomotor, Functional Mobility and Exercise Applications
Presented by Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2438Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will reveal a novel and intense clinical approach built specifically for persons that are 6 months or more in recovery post cerebrovascular accident (CVA).This approach includes Interventions that are designed and built directly from evidence and are adapted with consideration for the unique attributes of changes in the body and brain months and years after CVA. Additionally, this application will reveal incorporation of recent advances in motivation, motor learning, and practice - displaying all through videotape case study demonstration. Attendees will be engaged in a thought-provoking presentation that challenges previous misconceptions about the timeline of recovery and potential for improvement years after CVA. This presentation builds on recent controversies of body weight supported treadmill training (LEAPS) and recent advancements in circuit training (Canadian Stroke Protocol), as well as the SIRROWS study. In combination with video case studies, this course provides the learner from all practice points with tools to rehabilitate clients regardless of equipment and technological availability. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT. This course is open caption.

Update on the Upper Extremity Post Stroke: Beyond Constraint Induced Therapy
Presented by Dorian K. Rose, PT, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2442Level: Intermediate2 Hours
While regaining walking ability following stroke is common, functional recovery of the upper extremity presents a greater challenge for clinicians. Residual UE impairment in 70%-80% of our clients leads to difficulties in ADL’s and engagement in community life. This webinar will focus on tools to make evidence-based predictions of arm recovery for best utilization of treatment resources and goal-setting and will present current rehabilitation approaches across the spectrum of recovery. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant and Athletic Trainer. This course is open captioned.

Partial Knee Replacement and Rapid Recovery with Same Day Discharge
Presented by Alexander P. Sah, MD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2443Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will discuss the selection criteria, surgical technique, advantages, and rapid recovery associated with partial knee replacement.

Geriatric Medical Screening for the Rehab Professional
Presented by Dawn T. Gulick, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2395Level: Advanced2 Hours
To empower the participant with the knowledge & skills needed to screen for medical conditions in the geriatric client that may impact the course of intervention. To help the participant become more cognizant of the signs & symptoms outside of his/her professional practice. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants and Athletic Trainers. This course is open captioned.

Differential Diagnosis of Cervical Radiculopathy
Presented by John Heick, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, NCS, SCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2427Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The subject matter of this course will include 1) reviewing relevant anatomy, 2) improving the recognition of red flags and clinical patterns, and 3) differentiating the components of an exam to rule in or out cervical radiculopathy. Patient case examples to illustrate these important aspects of the clinical examination will also be included. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, and Athletic Trainers.

Adult Medical Screening for the Rehab Professional
Presented by Dawn T. Gulick, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2394Level: Advanced2 Hours
To empower the participant with the knowledge & skills needed to screen for medical conditions in the adult client that may impact the course of intervention. To help the participant become more cognizant of the signs & symptoms outside of his/her professional practice. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants and Athletic Trainers. This course is open captioned.

Evacuation Considerations for Special Needs Populations
Presented by Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2423Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Do your clients have emergency evacuation plans? Increase your knowledge of emergency evacuation planning to assist your clients and their families.