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Digital Seminar

Neuroplasticity: The Missing Link to Help Maximize Functional Movement


Speaker:
Jessica Belanger, OT
Duration:
2 Hours 01 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Nov 12, 2021
Product Code:
POS065015
Media Type:
Digital Seminar



Description

In this session, you will learn common barriers to mobilization, and strategies to overcome them, to help improve functional outcomes and prevent physical and financial complications. Learn how neuroplasticity principles can support motor (re)learning and control and shape treatment protocols that can help improve patient functional performance in rehabilitation. Work through the application and treatment techniques for progressing balance, gait, control, coordination, postural stability and functional independence- with a particular focus on neurologic and geriatric patients, including medically complex and obese. Take away strategies to avoid training plateau and intensify treatment protocols to help achieve faster outcomes.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing the on-line post-test (80% passing score) and completing the 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 your profession.  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 profession's standards.  

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


Athletic Trainers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This self-study program has been approved for a maximum of 2.0 hours of Category A continuing education.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

 

PESI, Inc.  is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# . This Distance Learning-Independent is offered at .2  CEUs Intermediate, OT Service Delivery . The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

 


Arizona Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 2.0​ 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 2.0 self-study continuing education credits.

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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 2.0 continuing competency hours.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 2.0 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.


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 2.0 CE credit hours.


Kentucky Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 2.0 continuing education credit hours for Kentucky Physical Therapists. The rule under 201 KAR 22:045, Section 2, (2)(a) states that category 1 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.

 


Michigan Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study activity consists of 2.0 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 self-study course qualifies for 2.4 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 2.0 continuing education hours.


Pennsylvania Physical Therapists and Assistants

The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This self-study activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.


Utah Physical Therapists And 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 self-study activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Vermont Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 2.0 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 self-study course consists of 2.0 hours of type 2 continued competency credit for Virginia Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Regulation 18VAC112-20-131, Section B, (2) states that up to ten type 2 continued competency credits can be earned by completing independent study activities related to the clinical practice of physical therapy. 


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 2.0 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.



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Speaker

Jessica Belanger, OT's Profile

Jessica Belanger, OT Related seminars and products


Jessica Belanger, OT, works for Medline Industries, Inc. as a Clinical Specialist. She received her master’s degree from the University of Ottawa, Canada in 2013. Jessica worked in a neuro outpatient center for over 4 years, in which the owner invented a line of innovative and advanced therapeutic equipment, helping change the lives of many patients. She then worked independently in New Zealand for 1 year until she moved back to Canada to work for Medline Industries. For the last 2 years, she's been creating education programs, demonstrating and teaching across the US. Jessica's clinical focus has been the areas of neuroplasticity and advancing the translation of neuroplasticity and motor learning principles toward clinical applications.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jessica Belanger is an Occupational Therapist and Clinical Sales Specialist with Medline, Ltd.

Non-financial: Jessica Belanger has no non-financial relationships to disclose.


Additional Info

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


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Objectives

  1. Integrate neuroplasticity key principles into practice.
  2. Distinguish the role of task specific training in rehabilitation and promoting functional recovery.
  3. Demonstrate treatment techniques to progress a patient’s balance working on all sensory systems.
  4. Evaluate the impact of using a multifactorial intervention on falls prevention.

Outline

Neuroplasticity Principles for Functional Movement
  • A better understanding of neuroplasticity
  • The key principles of neuroplasticity related to rehabilitation
  • How to apply principles to practice
  • Barriers to early mobilization and how to overcome them
Task Specific Training to Promote Functional Recovery
  • Understand task specific training
  • How task specific training compares with other methods
  • The need to modify the environment to enable task specific training
  • Ideas on treatment protocols and progression
  • Benefits to this approach
Treatment Techniques for Balance When Working with All Sensory Systems
  • Visual, vestibular, and somatosensory inputs and balance
  • How three sensory systems affect balance and falls
  • Balance training strategies
    • Motor-cognitive training
    • Dual task training
    • Attention demands
    • Postural strategies
  • Strategies for fear of falling
Impact of a Multifactorial Intervention on Falls Prevention
  • Use strategies that work on:
    • Strengthening
    • Sensory inputs and balance
    • Motor-cognition training
    • Range of motion
    • Gait
    • Task specific/functional training
    • Endurance

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Chiropractors

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