This course focuses on positioning challenges frequently seen in client with high muscle tone and common strategies to address those challenges. Clinicians are instructed in definitions, etiology, pathophysiology, movement disorders, reflexes and diagnoses associated with high muscle tone. Michelle also covers the causes and interventions to address challenges at the pelvis, trunk, lower extremities, upper extremities and head for a client with high tone. Medical interventions for tone management will also be reviewed.
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Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on challenges frequently seen in client with high muscle tone and common strategies to address those challenges.
- Define muscle tone and describe the medical causes of high muscle tone
- List 3 positioning challenges frequently seen in clients with high muscle tone.
- Llist 3 positioning strategies to address these challenges.
- List common medical interventions and the influence of these on seating intervention.
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Contact Hours: 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapist Assistan
Instructional Level: Intermediate
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.
Financial – Michelle Lange is employed by RESNA and receives a salary. She receives royalty payments from HomeCEUConnection.com for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service.
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