The unique collaboration and relationship between physical and occupational therapists throughout the evaluation and treatment of acute, subacute, and chronic stroke diagnoses will be analyzed in this two-part series. Part one will distinguish important stroke definitions used within the medical field and compare and contrast the differences between the acute and inpatient rehabilitation phases.
Course created on December 8, 2022
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Text/Transcript
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; 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; 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; OK/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
- After this course, participants will be able to examine 3 appropriate assessments to use during an acute care OT and PT evaluation based on the patient’s diagnosis.
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze at least 3 appropriate interventions during the inpatient rehabilitation phase based on the diagnosis and presentation of symptoms of the patient.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the importance of the interdisciplinary approach between physical and occupational therapy and discuss how to implement collaboration strategies during case studies.
|5-20 Minutes||Stroke definitions|
|20-25 Minutes||Case study introduction|
|25-40 Minutes||Acute care evaluation|
|40-70 Minutes||Acute care intervention|
|70-75 Minutes||Case study|
|75-85 Minutes||Inpatient evaluation|
|85-110 Minutes||Inpatient intervention|
|110-115 Minutes||Case study review|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
MS, OTR/L, CPAM
Alaena McCool is an occupational therapist at Kennedy Krieger Institute working within the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury. Alaena graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Science. She went on to pursue a Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy from New York University, graduating in 2015. Alaena specializes in the neurological population and has a special interest in spinal cord injury with adults and pediatrics.
Katherine (Katie) George graduated from the University of Albany in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Biology and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. She completed her graduate work at Columbia University, graduating in 2013 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. Katie has experience working with pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients in acute care and acute rehabilitation settings. Katie specializes in the neurological population, specifically with stroke and traumatic brain injury patients.
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