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Live Webinar

2-Day: Stroke Rehabilitation Certificate Workshop


Faculty:
Benjamin White, PT, DPT, C/NDT, LSVT BIG
Duration:
2 Full Days
Product Code:
LWC064045
Brochure Code:
PWZ86498
Media Type:
Live Webinar - Also available: In-Person Seminar

Dates
Schedule at a glance


Description

This Stroke Rehabilitation Certificate Workshop, with its displayable certificate of recognition, is the perfect way for you to let patients, employers and colleagues know that you’ve invested time and effort into specialized training without the additional fees, forms and lengthy exams of credential granting certification programs.

Dr. Benjamin White is an expert in stroke rehabilitation, and an award-winning clinical instructor, who has helped countless stroke survivors leave their limitations behind.

Over 2 intensive days Dr. White will make both evidence-based and cutting-edge resources available to you in a way that is instantly applicable to your work -- showing you how to turn years of research and practice into practical strategies and techniques so you can:

  • Skillfully assess extremity function, gait, balance, coordination, executive functioning and more
  • Optimize your patients’ walking ability and restore their functional mobility
  • More successfully work with spasticity in post-stroke patients
  • Knowledgably use orthotics to stabilize extremities and improve stability
  • Manage extremity pain with today’s best practices
  • Restore executive functioning and visual skills

Sign up today and leave knowing that you have what it takes to guide patients toward rapid functional improvements and greater independence with the best methods available!

Credits


Arizona Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.5 continuing education clock hours for Arizona OTs and OTAs. The Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (R4-43-203) confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to occupational therapy that are approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 12.5 continuing education credits.

CE Broker


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

AOTA

PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 12.5 contact hours or 1.25 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. This certificate is proof of your attendance. Please retain it in your records or use for submission as proof of completion when required.


Alaska Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.5 continuing education credit hours for Alaska Physical Therapists. The Board Rule 12 AAC 54.420 confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers.


Arizona Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. The Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes continuing competence activities that have been approved by any state PT association or national medical/health care association (e.g., AOTA, ASHA). This activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of instruction applicable for physical therapists.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

California Physical Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This course will qualify for 12.5 continuing competency hours.


Delaware Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

The Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers accepts CEUs approved by a national governing body (e.g., APTA, BOC) or a fellow state licensing board during the current licensing period. This activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of instruction applicable for physical therapists.


Hawaii Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.5 continuing education credit hours for Hawaii Physical Therapists. The Continuing Competence Requirements Under HRS Chapter 461J for Hawaii Licensed Physical Therapists part III. A. 3. confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers.


Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This course qualifies for 12.5 CE Credit Hours.


Kentucky Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.5 continuing education credit hours for Kentucky Physical Therapists. The rule under 201 KAR 22:045, Section 2, (2)(a) states that category I continued competency credits can be earned from providers approved by another physical therapy licensing agency. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. Participants must attend at least three (3) contact hours to receive Category I credit. Participants who complete less than three (3) contact hours will receive Category II credit.


Michigan Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This activity consists of 12.5 continuing education credit hours for Michigan Physical Therapists. Regulation R. 338.7163 states the Michigan Board of Physical Therapy accepts continuing education if it is approved by another state board of physical therapy. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This course qualifies for 15.2 contact hours. 


North Carolina Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation, Provider Number: 216-000071. This intermediate course is approved by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners by virtue of PESI Inc. approved provider status with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation. This course qualifies for 12.5 continuing education hours.


Pennsylvania Physical Therapists and Assistants

The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.


Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider  #2406032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. Instructional Level: . This activity will provide 12.5 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Utah Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This course is designed to meet the Utah DOPL Rule R156-24b-303b.2.c.iv - A commercial continuing education provider providing a course related to the practice of physical therapy. Please retain a copy of the advertising brochure and your certificate of completion to provide to your board should this be requested of you. This activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Vermont Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.5 continuing education credit hours for Vermont Physical Therapists. The Board confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Virginia Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.5 continued competency credit hours for Virginia Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Regulation 18VAC112-20-131, Section B, (1)(c) states that type 1 continued competency credits can be earned by attending courses that are directly related to the clinical practice of physical therapy and have been approved by local, state, or federal government agencies. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 760 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



Handouts/Brochure

Faculty

Benjamin White, PT, DPT, C/NDT, LSVT BIG's Profile

Benjamin White, PT, DPT, C/NDT, LSVT BIG Related seminars and products


Benjamin White, PT, DPT, C/NDT, LSVT BIG, is an expert in stroke rehabilitation who serves as the lead neurological therapist at a not-for-profit healthcare institution in Texas. A graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center’s physical therapy doctoral program, he has treated a wide array of neurological diagnoses over the years, from concussions and vestibular disorders to stroke, Parkinson’s, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

Dr. White is an award-winning clinical instructor, a renowned national speaker on stroke rehabilitation topics, and has published numerous articles on the topics of neuroplasticity and stroke. In addition, he serves on the Neuro-Development Treatment (NDT) publication committee and is the co-president of the Brazos Valley Parkinson’s Association.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Benjamin White has an employment relationship with Baylor Scott & White. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Benjamin White is a member of the Neurodevelopmental Treatment Association.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.


Webcast Schedule

Please note: Each day there will be a 70-minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Questions?

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Objectives

  1. Develop a specialty niche in your facility catering to acute and chronic stroke survivors.
  2. Evaluate stroke survivors with assessment skills, scales and scores for extremity functionality, balance and stability.
  3. Employ training interventions to optimize gait speed and reduce fall risk.
  4. Determine root causes for stroke related impairments for more targeted treatment plans.
  5. Investigate how exercise instills improved cognition and connect this information to treatment approach.
  6. Employ a functional paradigm to stroke intervention and assessment.
  7. Determine appropriate levels of intensity in stroke rehab to increase patient safety.
  8. Use evidence-based techniques to more successfully work with spasticity in post-stroke patients.
  9. Determine how post-stroke patients struggling with stability and walking efficiency can benefit from orthotic treatments.
  10. Evaluate pain alleviation techniques that can be applied to manage extremity pain in poststroke patients.
  11. Analyze how vestibular rehab can be incorporated into stroke rehabilitation to improve gaze stability and reduce symptoms of imbalance.
  12. Employ techniques that use the upper and lower extremity together instilling a proper messaging center to the paretic side of the body.

Outline

Functional Neuroanatomy and Neuroplasticity
  • Neuroplastic changes following brain ischemia
  • Lost automatic movements and postural balancing
  • Theoretical approaches to Neurorehabilitation
Stroke Assessment Skills, Scales and Scores
  • Upper extremity assessment
  • Lower extremity assessment
  • Gait, balance and coordination
  • Strength, mobility and stability
  • Stroke specific executive function assessment

Mobility and Gait:

Optimize Walking Ability and Restore Functional Mobility

  • Stellar documentation
  • Functional approach
  • Reverse the tide of chronic compensatory patterns
  • Gait training interventions to increase and optimize
  • Root cause for impairments
  • Gait speed and fall risk
  • Active stretching
  • Rhythm and coordination
  • Orthotics: friend or foe?
  • Supplementary devices to encourage volitional support

Spasticity Solutions for Post Stroke Patients:
Interventions and Techniques for Successfully Working with…

  • Chronic spasticity
  • Low level patients with spasticity
  • Upper and lower extremity

Post Stroke Orthotic Treatments:
How You Can Use Orthotics with Patients to…

  • Maintain range of motion
  • Stabilize upper and lower extremities
  • Correct positioning and improve gait
  • Improve stability and efficiency while walking

Management of the Hemiplegic Shoulder

  • Subluxation
  • Decreased sensation
  • Weakness
  • Coordination

Extremity Pain Management

  • When does “no pain, no gain” ring true and when it does not?
  • Yellow or red flags
  • Pain alleviation techniques
  • Spinothalamtic neuronal tract and pain management

Executive Function

  • Outcome measure for assessment and treatment
  • Its effect on the learning process
  • Its effect on patient prognosis

Pusher Syndrome and Motor Apraxia

  • Neurodevelopment treatment tactics
  • Outcome measure
  • How to reduce stress on patient and employee
  • Transfer practices
  • Evidenced-based Intervention

Visual Rehab After Stroke

  • Incorporated vestibular rehab into stroke rehab
  • Importance of visual processing
  • Cranial lesions and visual processing
  • Cranial nerves and visual processing

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Therapy Directors
  • Other Rehab and Healthcare Professionals

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