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Digital Seminar

Neuroplasticity: Essential Interventions for Optimal Therapy


Faculty:
Karen Pryor
Duration:
1 Hour 45 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Aug 03, 2017
Product Code:
POS020656
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

In this lecture, we will discuss neuroplasticity as an addition to the treatment regime for re-education of function. Learn how each layer of the nervous system can be addressed with neuroplasticity techniques, re-routing connections around damaged areas to restore function, and discover how neuroplasticity is modernizing and redefining treatments in physical, occupational, and speech therapy.

Throughout the keynote, we will explore multidisciplinary applications and examples from across the lifespan, including:

  • strategies for overcoming the impact of injury in the subconscious memory of balance and movement
  • new ways to develop neuroplastic connections for proprioception in motion with total joint replacements
  • techniques that incorporate music, beat, and video to rewire gait abnormalities
  • and much more

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 1.7 self-study continuing education credits.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 1.75 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 1.75 continuing competency hours.


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 self-study course qualifies for 1.5 CE credit hours.


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 self-study course qualifies for 2.1 contact hours.


Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 1.75 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.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 1.75 continuing education clock hours 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

Faculty

Karen Pryor Related seminars and products: 4

PhD, PT, DPT


Karen Pryor, Ph.D., PT, DPT, has a doctorate in physical therapy and has practiced for 40 years in the field. Dr. Pryor is the owner of Health Sphere Wellness Center, an integrative therapy clinic in Nashville, Tennessee. Involved with early intervention in the birth-three population for over 30 years, she has developed neuroplasticity techniques that are used in a wide variety of settings, including homes, childcare centers, and school systems, to advance pediatric therapy programs.

Dr. Pryor serves on several boards, including the Leadership Interagency Council for Early Intervention, (2014-2019), a position to which she was appointed by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam. In 2010, she received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for her contributions to the advanced treatment of children from President Barack Obama. In addition to her work with children, Dr. Pryor has served as an adjunct professor at the Tennessee State University Occupational Therapy School, and in the Volunteer State Community College Physical Therapy Assistant program. She is a clinical instructor for several universities and colleges. With her years of experience and passion for complete wellness, Dr. Pryor advances a more expansive view of how to integrate therapy throughout the lifespan by using neuroplasticity techniques.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Karen Pryor is owner of Health Sphere Wellness Center. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Karen Pryor serves on the Leadership Interagency Council for Early Intervention board.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive) Access never expires for this product.

Target Audience

  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants 

Objectives

  1. Evaluate basic theories and principles of neuroplasticity & how it can work with your patients
  2. Apply theories & principles of neuroplasticity in orthopedic, sports medicine, neurological diagnoses
  3. Execute practical techniques & applications for neuroplasticity injuries, deficits, and challenges 

Outline

  • Define neuroplasticity and how it can enhance therapy treatments for physical, occupational and speech therapy treatments. 
  • Brief tour of the layers of the nervous system and how each can be addressed in neuroplasticity techniques
  • Discussion of how neuroplasticity can be an effective addition to the treatment regime for re-education of function and treatments
  • Learned use and non-use as important tools in therapy sessions
  • Increase awareness of challenges in the nervous system and instruction of how neuroplasticity connections can be re-routed around damage. 
  • Video demonstration of limp can be a performance of the subconscious in a learned pattern – case study

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