Creative Interventions in Motor Control & Learning: Promoting Posture,
Digital Seminar

Creative Interventions in Motor Control & Learning: Promoting Posture, Movement, & Fine Motor Skills


Faculty:
Barbara Natell
Duration:
6 Hours 31 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Oct 26, 2017
Product Code:
POS020685
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

This course will guide clinicians through the development of treatment approaches that integrate multiple perspectives of motor control and learning. The three major factors of motor learning – environmental conditions, cognitive processes, and movement organization through multisensory integration – will be applied to guide motor learning techniques. Design interventions that use the evidence to support greater retention and learning that is realized by patients as enhanced functional mobility. Hands-on experiences will allow you to collaborate on development of effective, holistic interventions that promote optimal function and skills.

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


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants (Self-Study)

AOTA

PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This self-study course qualifies for 6.5 self-study contact hours or .65 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate. Expires: 10/26/2019.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants - Florida (Self-Study)

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number BAP #77. This course qualifies for 6.5 self-study continuing education credits.

** Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com to have your Florida credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants (Self-Study)

This self-study course consists of 6.5 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.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants - California (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 6.5 continuing competency hours.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants - Illinois (Self-Study)

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 6.5 CE credit hours.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants - New York (Self-Study)

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 7.2 contact hours.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants - Texas (Self-Study)

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 6.5 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.


Θ Other Professions (Self-Study)

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.5 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

Barbara Natell Related seminars and products: 1

MS.ED, OTR/L


Barbara Natell, MS.ED, OTR/L, brings over 40 years of clinical and academic experience to the occupational therapy field. A graduate of SUNY Buffalo, Ms. Natell has diverse clinical experience with a special passion for the treatment of adults and children with neurological deficits resulting in sensorimotor and learning difficulties. For the past 31 years, she has served as the Director of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Pennsylvania College of Technology where she developed curricula and taught topics related to occupational therapy theory and models, normal development, developmental disabilities, rehabilitative practice skills, and clinical reasoning. An active leader in the occupational therapy profession, she served on the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education from 1995-2006. She has demonstrated a commitment to professional mentorship of students and practitioners and received The Excellence in Teaching Award from Penn College in 2008.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Barbara Natell is director and associate professor at Pennsylvania College of Technology. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Barbara Natell is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association; and Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association.


Additional Info

Program Information

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

Objectives

  1. Summarize between changes in motor skill performance and motor learning
  2. Discuss the strengths, limitations, and clinical implications of motor control and learning theories
  3. Explore current evidence related to motor control and learning and identify key parameters that can influence therapeutic outcomes
  4. Assess conditions of individuals, tasks, or of contexts that interfere with performance related to postural stability, mobility, and fine motor skills
  5. Design environments, contexts, and strategies for communication and physical handling to best facilitate optimal motor learning across a functional continuum

Outline

DEFINE MOTOR CONTROL AND MOTOR LEARNING

EVOLUTION OF THEORIES OF MOTOR CONTROL

  • Reflex integration
  • Hierarchical Theory
  • Motor Programming Theories
  • Systems Theory
  • Dynamical Action Theory
  • Ecological Theory

ADDRESSING FACTORS INFLUENCING THE HABILITATION AND REHABILITATION OF MOTOR CONTROL ALONG A FUNCTIONAL CONTINUUM

  • The Individual
    • Action
      • Degrees of freedom problem
      • Phase shifts
      • Feedback and feedforward mechanisms
      • Neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, and cardiopulmonary
      • Motor maps and plasticity
      • Lab: Physical handling techniques to promote stability, mobility, and fine motor skills
    • Perception
      • Integration of the senses and development of mindfulness
      • Body image, body scheme, and position in space
      • Emotion and the development of “flow”
      • Lab: Design interventions to facilitate increased awareness of body scheme, the orienting response, and awareness of the spatial envelope
    • Cognition
      • Intention, attention, anticipation
      • Timing and rhythm
      • Effects of mental practice
      • Lab: Using music and rhythm to influence enhanced motor control
  • The Task: Activity analysis along a functional continuum
    • Mobility
    • Stability
    • Fine motor control 
  • The Environment
    • Control parameters
    • Grading regulatory and non-regulatory factors
    • Effects of natural environments
    • Lab: Developing strategies for a client-centered environment integrating theoretical perspectives 

Target Audience

  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy Assistants

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