Occupational performance for stroke patients is limited by hemiplegia of the shoulder complex and upper limb. Discussion will include anatomy of the shoulder and scapula, biomechanics, evaluation of the hemiplegic shoulder complex and trunk, and current evidence for treatment techniques and interventions such as NMES, taping, pain management, and functional use.
This course is part of the OT Neuro Series.
Course created on March 13, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NY/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to cite current evidence for treatment techniques such as NMES, taping, and pain management.
- After this course, participants will be able to state how to increase occupational performance of patients with hemiplegia through addressing underlying performance skills and motor skills.
- After this course, participants will be able to list four educational topics to address with the patient and their caregivers.
|5-15 Minutes||Postural stability|
|15-25 Minutes||Anatomy and alignment of the shoulder complex|
|25-30 Minutes||Shoulder subluxation|
|30-35 Minutes||Prevention of pain and complications|
|35-55 Minutes||Intervention for the hemiplegic shoulder|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Christine Griffin, OTR/L, MS, BCPR
Christine has been an OT since 2000 and has practiced in Inpatient Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Acute Care, and Outpatient Clinics, and is currently a Clinical Instructor for The Ohio State University OT Department. Christine is AOTA Board Certified in Physical Rehabilitation, an AOTA Board Certification Reviewer, and recipient of the 2011 Ohio OT Association Model Practice Award in Physical Rehabilitation, 2014 HITE Symposium Award, and 2017 Ohio OT Association Continued Education Award. She has had extensive teaching experience in the OSU medical system, including OSU’s Physical Medical & Rehabilitation Residency Education Program. Furthermore, Christine has presented at multiple local, state, and national conferences.
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