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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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:
- Define Tetraplegia and Brown-Sequard syndrome.
- Recognize 8 additional issues completed by a rehabilitation team in inpatient rehabilitation for the patient with SCI.
- List 3 SCI functional assessments.
- List 6 guidelines for bowel program.
- Recognize 5 most frequently used AT devices.
- List 7 criteria for ambulation trial for complete injuries.
- Recognize 4 categories of ambulation.
- Define Scott-Craig KAFO.
- List 7 goals for seating the client with spinal cord injury.
- Define WBV.
- Define ALS.
- Define dysarthria.
- Recognize 8 characteristics of a typical initial assessment by the therapist in patients with ALS.
- List 6 characteristics that exercise prescription should address in the early stages of ALS.
- Identify and differentiate between 3 phases of exercise and rehabilitation programs for patients with ALS.
- List 6 strategies that can be used by the person with ALS to deal with the effects of dysarthria.
- Identify 7 common diagnostic features of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS).
- Recognize 5 intervention goals for the care of patients with GBS.
- Recognize the Meryon sign shows lack of scapular stability.
- Recognize late walking characteristics of a child with DMD including increased anterior pelvic tilt, retracted shoulders and protruding abdomen.
- Recognize the nervous system is composed of two functional tissue types.
- Identify and differentiate between 3 classes of acute traumatic peripheral nerve injuries.
- List 6 common signs of neurovascular entrapment.
- Recognize position of patient for the arm self-test for neurovascular entrapment syndromes.
- Recognize characteristics of MS including incidence and prevalence.
- Identify and differentiate between 4 types of multiple sclerosis and clinical characteristics.
- Identify 8 common problems encountered by people with MS.
- Recognize 2 measures commonly used to evaluate people with MS and their quality of life.
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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