Participants will integrate the latest evidence-based treatment approaches and techniques into everyday practice within the context of experience-dependent neuroplasticity and the constraints of the healthcare system.
- CEU DETAILS
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
Maureen Whitford PT, PhD, NCS is a skilled instructor experienced in treating patients recovering from strokes in a variety of healthcare environments. Her compelling continuing education course emphasizes the theoretical underpinnings of motor learning and neuroplasticity as they relate to current treatment interventions and integration into practice. Maureen received her BS in Physical Therapy from The Ohio State University, her MHS from the University of Indianapolis Krannert School of Physical Therapy, her MS in Biokinesiology from the University of Southern California, and her PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Minnesota. She practices physical therapy at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and University Hospitals Kindred Rehab Hospital.
"Extremely knowledgeable on post-stroke rehab. Great source of information in the future." - -A King, PT
"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
Hackensack Univ. Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave.
Hackensack, NJ 07601
This course meets the criteria for 13 contact hours (1.3 CEU's).
Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043 for 13 contact hours (1.3 CEU's)
NBCOT Professional Development Provider -13 PDUs