This course will provide an overview of physical rehabilitation for persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) across the continuum of care and across the TBI spectrum from concussion/mild to severe TBI. Evidence-based interventions for Occupational and Physical Therapy will be reviewed, along with information for referral to the most appropriate level of care. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.
Course created on June 27, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/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; 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
- The participant will be able to describe at least three common clinical presentations across the TBI spectrum from concussion/mild to severe TBI.
- The participant will be able to identify the roles of Occupational and Physical Therapy in the rehabilitation of persons with traumatic brain injury.
- The participant will be able to outline at least three evidence-based rehabilitation interventions for the most common impairments and activity/participation limitations across the continuum of TBI rehabilitation.
- The participant will be able to differentiate the levels of care and appropriate referral across the continuum of care for persons with acute TBI.
|0-10 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|10-25 Minutes||Common presentation of persons with TBI across the continuum of care|
|25-40 Minutes||The role of the therapy team in TBI rehab|
|40-90 Minutes||Evidence based approaches to physical recovery following TBI|
|90-110 Minutes||Choosing appropriate level of care for TBI rehab|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
PT, PhD, NCS
Jill has been a licensed physical therapist for 24 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. In addition, she teaches in several online and onsite continuing education programs across the nation. 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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