This course provides a review of the principles of functional electrical stimulation (FES) and will identify and discuss the various uses of FES in the rehabilitation of persons with neurological injury or pathology. The course will focus on FES in the upper extremity, in gait, and as a means of facilitating exercises. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on April 10, 2019
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; DE/2.0; FL/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; LA/2.0; 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; WV/2.0; WY/2.0
- After this course, participants will be able to define functional electrical stimulation (FES).
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least two mechanisms for therapeutic benefit from functional electrical stimulation (FES).
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least three common uses for functional electrical stimulation (FES) in neurological rehabilitation.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the current best evidence for the use of functional electrical stimulation (FES) in persons with a neurological diagnosis.
- After this course, the participant will be able to design a treatment plan of care for the use of functional electrical stimulation (FES) in the neurological population.
|0-30 Minutes||Defining FES and describing mechanisms of action|
|30-70 Minutes||Utilizing FES for various conditions/function in neurorehabilitation|
|70-100 Minutes||Appraisal and application of best evidence|
|100-110 Minutes||Application to patient cases and clinical practice|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Jill has been a licensed physical therapist for 22 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. She has served as core faculty in a neurological physical therapy residency program, guest lectures 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, mentoring, and research, and is currently involved in clinical research in stroke rehabilitation, orthotic management, and gait analysis/rehabilitation
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