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Stroke Rehabilitation: Improve Functional Outcomes and Reduce Readmissions

Jonathan S. Henderson, PT, DPT, C/NDT
5 Hours 48 Minutes
Mar 29, 2019
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Learn how therapy can impact the lives of individuals in an effective stroke rehabilitation program. You will gain creative and evidence-based approaches to incorporate into your practice immediately. Master practical assessment tools and hands-on task-specific training to create patient-centered, impairment-based plans of care. Progress your interventions with gait training and balance and core strength training to improve upper and lower extremity functional improvement. Increase your reimbursement and decrease hospital readmission rates with improved clinical reasoning, appropriate goal setting, and applicable outcome measures.


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Bartlett NeuroRehab Physical Therapy

Jonathan Henderson, PT, DPT, C/NDT, is an expert in stroke rehabilitation, who brings a unique clinical eye to treating patients with neurological deficits, honed from his experience in both acute care and inpatient rehab settings. He maintains a busy outpatient clinical practice in Memphis, TN, which focuses on providing neurological and orthopedic care to older adults, and is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor (CCI) and has served as director of the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Concorde Career College.

Dr. Henderson travels nationally to present seminars on stroke rehabilitation, and he is known for his dynamic, hands-on teaching style. He earned his Doctor of physical therapy from Alabama State University, and he is also certified in neuro-developmentaltreatment with a focus on stroke and brain injury rehab. He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Neurodevelopmental Treatment Association (NDTA), and the American Academy of Physical Therapy. (AAPT).


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Jonathan Henderson is the owner of Bartlett NeuroRehab Physical Therapy and has an employment relationship with Baptist Memorial Hospital. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Jonathan Henderson is a member of the American Academy of Physical Therapy, the National Association of Black Physical Therapists, the American Physical Therapy Association, and the Neuro Development Treatment Association.

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  1. Discuss most common types of strokes and impairments seen.
  2. Analyze effective evaluation and assessment techniques and implement clinical data into treatment plans.
  3. Identify common limitations of treatment interventions vs. less appropriate interventions.
  4. Describe key factors when choosing task-specific goals for each patient based on impairments.
  5. Apply a functional, hands-on approach to rehabilitating stroke survivors.
  6. Determine importance of clinical documentation and proper goal setting to meet reimbursement criteria for third-party payers.



  • Prevalence of stroke
  • Incidence/Epidemiology
  • Types of stroke
  • Anatomy and cerebral blood flow


  • Sensory and coordination
  • Visual changes
  • Synergies and motor recovery
  • Weakness and reflexes
  • Muscle tone and flaccidity
  • Perception and cognition
  • Postural control and balance


  • Motor recovery
  • Movement deficits
  • Atypical movement
  • Compensatory movements


  • Functional Independence Measure (FIM)
  • Berg Balance Scale
  • Timed Up and Go


  • Keeping patient’s goals in mind
  • Key terms to maximize reimbursement
  • Showing patients progress through documentation


  • Importance of frequency, intensity, type and time
  • Motor function strategies
  • PNF
  • NDT
  • Constraint Induced Movement Therapy
  • Task-specific training
    • Upper and lower extremities
  • Gait and balance training
  • Modalities
  • Technological advances


  • Clinical reasoning
  • Postural control
  • Balance training
  • Handling to facilitate motor function/ response
  • Handling to inhibit undesired responses
  • Gait training
  • Task-specific training

Target Audience

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



Overall:      4

Total Reviews: 1


Loryne R

"I would have like to hear more about how improved functional outcomes relates to decreasing readmission."

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