Neurorehabilitation Across the Continuum of Care
This course is designed to bridge the gap between science and practice. Applying clinical relevance to nervous system activity and dysfunction will provide therapists with a new perspective for improving outcomes in their patients with neurologic deficits. Participants will learn an evidence based approach to selecting the most appropriate interventions based on functional prognosis and learn when and how to facilitate compensation.
Participants will be able to perform a comprehensive neurological examination, correlating findings to symptoms, neuropathology and prognosis as well as skillful documentation. Evidence based treatment for Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington's disease and Dementia will be highlighted. Specific treatment strategies to drive neuroplastic change and enhance functional outcomes will be highlighted.
Upon course completion the participant will be able to:
Use the latest knowledge of the neurophysiology and neuroplasticity to determine prognosis and intervention for:
What course participants are saying:
"Very well organized topics with clinical relevance. The neuroscience was explained in detail to fully understand the processes without being overwhelmed. Excellent course that I would recommend to colleagues."
"I was very pleased with this course. Instructor was very knowledgeable and helpful, and the material was effectively presented."
"Fantastic course! Dr. Thomas was thorough, engaging, and an excellent speaker. I would recommend this course for any are/specialty of skilled therapy."-Jill Jones, PT