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: 10||
Text Course Format: Text
|Target Audience: OT/COTA, PT/PTA|
|Instructional Level: Beginner|
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- Chapter 11: Neonates and Parents: Neurodevelopmental Perspectives in the Neonatal Intensive Care
- Chapter 12: Management of Clinical Problems of Children with Cerebral Palsy
- Chapter 13: Genetic Disorders: A Pediatric Perspective
- Chapter 14: Learning Disabilities and Developmental Coordination Disorder
- Chapter 15: Spina Bifida: A Congenital Spinal Cord Injury
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:
- Recognize the pyramid of synactive theory of infant behavioral organization.
- Recognize 3 reasons respiratory compromise in preterm infants has decreased.
- Define IVH, PHVD, and NEC.
- Recognize the clinical hallmark of damage to the cerebellum is ataxia.
- List 6 common groups of SSRI medications.
- List 4 categories of cerebral palsy.
- Define GMFM and CIMT.
- Recognize medical influences on treatment including use of botulinum toxin, RF-DRG and SDR.
- List 4 categories of genetic disorders.
- Identify and differentiate between 3 types of trisomies.
- Define Cri-du-Chat Syndrome.
- List characteristics of neurofibromatosis including NFM1 and NFM2.
- Define SMA I.
- Identify and differentiate between invasive and noninvasive procedures for prenatal testing.
- Define IDEA.
- List 4 classifications of communication disorders.
- List 6 causative factors for learning disabilities.
- Identify and differentiate between characteristics of dyslexia, dyscalculia, and NVLDs.
- Recognize types of specialists working with children with learning disabilities in 4 categories.
- Identify and differentiate between gross and fine motor characteristics of DCD.
- Identify and differentiate between 3 different types of spina bifida.
- List 3 orthopedic problems that occur with myelomeningocele.
- Recognize patients with myelomeningocele have a 99% chance of having an associated Chiari II malformation.
- Recognize 5 clinical signs of hydrocephalus and 6 signs and symptoms of shunt malfunction in the older child.
- Define AIMS and Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment scale.
- List 5 stages used in the treatment planning and rehabilitation related to significant stages of development.
- Identify and differentiate between 6 levels of lesions and their common gait patterns and levels of assistance required in myelomeningocele.
Contact Hours: 10
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, and Physical Therapist Assistants.
Instructional Level: Beginner
Course Type: Text
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