Using a problem-solving approach based on clinical evidence, Neurological Rehabilitation, 6th Edition covers the therapeutic management of people with functional movement limitations and quality of life issues following a neurological event. It reviews basic theory and covers the latest screening and diagnostic tests, new treatments, and interventions commonly used in today's clinical practice.
This edition includes the latest advances in neuroscience, adding new chapters on neuroimaging and clinical tools such as virtual reality, robotics, and gaming. Written by respected clinician and physical therapy expert Darcy Umphred, this classic neurology text provides problem-solving strategies that are key to individualized, effective care.
|Contact Hours: 20|
Text Course Format: Text
|Target Audience: OT/COTA, PT/PTA|
|Instructional Level: Beginner|
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- Chapter 1: Foundations for Clinical Practice
- Chapter 2: Health and Wellness: The Beginning of the Paradigm
- Chapter 3: Movement Analysis across the Life Span
- Chapter 4: Contemporary Issues and Theories of Motor Control, Motor Learning, and Neuroplasticity
- Chapter 5: The Limbic System: Influence over Motor Control and Learning
- Chapter 6: Psychosocial Aspects of Adaptation and Adjustment during Various Phases of Neurological Disability
- Chapter 7: Differential Diagnosis Phase 1: Medical Screening by the Therapist
- Chapter 8: Differential Diagnosis Phase 2: Examination and Evaluation of Functional Movement Activities, Body Functions and Structures, and Participation
- Chapter 9: Interventions for Clients with Movement Limitations
- Chapter 10: Payment Systems for Services: Documentation through the Care Continuum
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study on neurological rehabilitation.
At the end of this course the professional will be able to:
- List 8 issues the Pew Health Professions Commission has identified.
- List 8 traditional therapeutic models of neurological rehabilitation within the health care system.
- Identify 4 primary conceptual frameworks.
- Recognize the diagnostic process used by therapists is divided into two specific phases of differential diagnosis.
- Recognize 5 concepts of the learning environment the clinician must do.
- Identify and differentiate between 6 definitions of the dimensions of wellness.
- Recognize 6 goals identified by Thelan and Smith as essential to developmental theory.
- Define neuroendocrine theory, sarcopenia, cognition, and memory.
- Recognize childhood is ages 5-10 years.
- Define TLR and recognize two extensor component patterns used by the CNS to control extension.
- Recognize treatment procedures of botulinum toxin injections and physical therapy for cervical torticollis.
- List 6 motor control theories and 4 important roles of the cerebellum in motor control.
- Define parallel processing and coordinated movement.
- Recognize 3 stages of motor learning described by Fitts and Posner.
- Recognize the limbic network’s role in motor control, memory, learning, and influence on behavior.
- Define GAS and recognize the most severely involved structures in Alzheimers disease.
- List 5 behavioral abnormalities caused by tumors within limbic structures.
- Recognize the basic structure and function of the limbic network.
- Recognize 5 possible stages of adjustment defined by Kerr and 3 steps in helping the family to cope with transition.
- List 4 activities in relation to therapy for the health professional promoted by Livneh and Antonak and 5 advantages of a group support system.
- Recognize 4 purposes of the therapist’s medical screening.
- Recognize a body area with no known symptoms on a body diagram are marked with a checkmark.
- List and differentiate between visceral pain patterns of the pelvic organs, retroperitoneal region, digestive system organs, and cardiopulmonary system.
- Recognize 4 indicators of those at highest risk for MSK cancers.
- Recognize 13 impairments within the central nervous system and 3 examples of tests for participation and self-efficacy.
- List 6 factors when choosing the appropriate examination tools.
- Identify and differentiate between 4 treatment strategy categories.
- Define body system or impairment training, contrived therapeutics, tapping, and stretch release.
- Identify and differentiate between 6 classifications of peripheral nerves according to size.
- List 8 combined proprioceptive input techniques and Maitland’s grades of movements.
- Identify and differentiate between 6 exteroceptive receptors and their responses.
- List 4 techniques to heighten postural extensors and 3 benefits of the inverted position.
- List 6 treatment modalities that normally produce a flight or fight response and 9 treatment alternatives with use of the auditory system.
- Recognize 3 times a patient will generally pay the directly for therapy.
- Recognize when Medicare and Medicaid were implemented and define the Title I of HIPAA.
- Recognize the RAI is the primary tool of outcome measures in subacute and skilled nursing facilities.
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Contact Hours: 20
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, and Physical Therapist Assistants.
Instructional Level: Beginner
Course Type: Text
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