This course is the second part of a two-part, 4-hour webinar. The role of physical therapy, as well as medical and surgical interventions, are described in detail in the second webinar. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on January 17, 2020
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.5; AL/2.5; AR/2.5; AZ/2.5; CA/2.5; CO/2.5; CT/2.5; DE/2.5; GA/2.5; HI/2.5; IA/2.5; IACET/0.2; ID/2.5; IL/2.5; IN/2.5; KS/2.5; KY/2.5 Category 2; MA/2.5; ME/2.5; MI/2.5; MO/2.5; MS/2.5; MT/2.5; NC/2.5; ND/2.5; NE/2.5; NH/2.5; NY/2.5; OR/2.5; PA/2.5; RI/2.5; SC/2.5; SD/2.5; TN/2.5; TX/2.5; UT/2.5; VA/2.5; VT/2.5; WA/2.5; WI/2.5; WY/2.5
- Participants will be able to identify the stage of rehabilitation and use at least three strategies in the management of facial palsy.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three appropriate rehabilitation strategies to address impairments and functional limitations commonly seen in patients with facial palsy.
- Participants will be able to identify and provide at least 2 treatment strategies for synkinesis, and recognize the timing and need for botulin toxin®
|0-30 Minutes||Review of evaluation, Classification of treatment|
|30-95 Minutes||Treatment strategies|
|115-125 Minutes||Surgery indications|
|125-145 Minutes||Case studies|
|145-150 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Mara Robinson, PT, MS, NCS
Mara earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy at the University of Delaware, and a Master’s in Neurological Physical Therapy from the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Before settling in Boston, she worked as a PT at Johns Hopkins Hospital and then was a PNF instructor at Kaiser Permanente, in Vallejo California. Specializing in neurological and pediatric disorders, Mara then worked at Mass General Hospital, in Boston and earned the Stephanie Maculuso Excellence in Clinical Practice Award in 2003. She began working at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary’s Facial Nerve Center in 2004, and has been instrumental in growing the Center’s Facial Rehabilitation program with Dr. Tessa Hadlock. In addition to evaluating and treating all types of patients with facial palsy and synkinesis, Mara lectures on Facial Rehab at the university level, and at the International Facial Nerve Symposium Mara is a member of the Sir Charles Bell Society and Facial Palsy UK, international groups of medical professionals dedicated to sharing ideas about the treatment of facial palsy
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IL Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor
This course is offered for 2.5 hours (Introductory level) by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (Sponsor License #216000252).
This course is offered for 2.5 hours (Introductory level, Category 2) by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (Provider #CS80-2012-KPTA).
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Texas Physical Therapy Association
This course is offered for 2.5 hours (Introductory level) by the Texas Physical Therapy Association. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. The Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) administers the CCAP on behalf of the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (Provider #2106033TX).
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