This course is geared towards clinicians who wish to enhance their knowledge of stroke rehabilitation using the latest evidence based research. We will review the stages of stroke rehabilitation, with an underlying focus of neuroplasticity and its effect on our evaluation, treatment, goal-setting, and overall expectations for recovery. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on April 25, 2018
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; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; 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
- The participant will be able to list at least three appropriate interventions at various stages of a stroke.
- The participant will be able to describe at least three outcome measures for individuals at various stages of stroke.
- The participant will be able to describe at least two ways to integrate the principles of neuroplasticity in daily practice.
- The participant will be able to identify at least three different modes of rehabilitation through the spectrum of CVA.
|0-10 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|10-25 Minutes||Epidemiology of CVA|
|55-100 Minutes||Interventions and Equipment|
|100-110 Minutes||Video examples|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, DPT, NCS
Kelsi Smith, PT, DPT, NCS received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Washington University in St Louis in 2014. She is currently employed at Northwest Rehabilitation Associates, Inc. in Salem, OR with a focus on neurology and healthy aging. Her primary patient population includes Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, vestibular rehabilitation, post-concussion syndrome, healthy aging, and imbalance. She also has developed an interest in pediatrics including Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and developmental delay. Outside of the clinic, she is an adjunct faculty, guest presenter, and lab assistant at Pacific University and George Fox University for programs in physical therapy.
PT, DPT, NCS
Erin McMullen, PT, DPT, NCS received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of Nebraska Medical Center and became a Neurologic Certified Specialist in 2011. She has treated stroke survivors throughout her 10-year career and has been able to see clients through the entire spectrum of care. Her time has been spent working in various types of facilities including an in-patient rehabilitation facility, an acute inpatient hospital, and an out-patient clinic. Her passion for working with people who have survived this and other injuries has led her to volunteer with an adaptive sports group to help participants return to activities they truly love.
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