This course will provide clinicians with the tools and strategy to conduct a thorough gait examination with any patient population that can then be utilized to create effective, efficient interventions. This course will focus on both qualitative and quantitative methods of examination of gait. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on September 16, 2020
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to define at least four terms used to describe normal gait and types of gait analysis.
- Participants will be able to identify at least four common impairment assessments utilized as part of gait examination.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three appropriate qualitative gait analysis tools.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three appropriate quantitative gait analysis tools/measures.
- Participants will be able to describe at least two methods of utilizing gait examination as feedback to improve gait recovery.
|0-10 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|10-20 Minutes||Gait examination terminology|
|20-40 Minutes||Review of the gait cycle|
|40-70 Minutes||Kinematic qualitative gait analysis: Observational Gait Analysis|
|70-90 Minutes||Kinematic quantitative gait analysis: Spatial and temporal variables|
|90-100 Minutes||Utilizing examination to improve outcomes|
|100-115 Minutes||Integration via Case Examples|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Jill has been a licensed physical therapist for 24 years. She received Board Certification in the area of Neurologic Physical Therapy from the American Physical Therapy Board of Clinical Specialties in 2004 and recertification in 2014. She has practiced almost exclusively in the field of Brain Injury and Stroke rehabilitation. She has a variety of teaching experiences, in physical therapy academia as well as in the health care community at large. She is currently faculty in the DPT program at South College. In addition, she teaches in several online and onsite continuing education programs across the nation. She has taught and presented in the areas of neurological pathology, rehabilitation, gait, orthotics, mentoring, and research, and is currently involved in clinical research in stroke rehabilitation, orthotic management, and gait analysis/rehabilitation.
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