Promotion of Recovery Post-Stroke: Evidence Based Therapy in Current Healthcare Environments.

Course Description:

In this course, you will learn/review the current research and thinking of neuroplasticity and motor learning as they relate to optimizing recovery in patients post-stroke. The ultimate end goal is that you will integrate current findings into your everyday practice of neurorehabilitation. A key focus will be integrating the evidence in these areas into current clinical practice in current healthcare environments across the continuum of care. We will examine a broad overview of treatment approaches and participants will apply this information to case studies as a group. Evidence-based examination and treatment approaches will be discussed in the context of experience-dependent neuroplasticity. The course will promote application through the use of case studies.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

Incorporate current evidence into examination, evaluation and intervention of patients post-stroke

Discuss commonly used outcome measures in this population to enhance your evaluation and treatment process

Design and implement treatment interventions based on evidence and the constraints of our current healthcare system

Identify the potential use of emerging adjunctive techniques and technologies in future practice

What others are saying:

"Maureen is such a well-versed academic.  Her first-hand knowledge of current data was paradigm shifting.  One of the best courses I have attended in my 17 years of practice. Monday morning I will begin implementation of some of the new data I learned this weekend." - T Lindsley, OTR

"Extremely knowledgeable on post-stroke rehab.  Great source of information in the future." - A King, PT


Maureen Whitford