Stroke Rehabilitation: Improve Functional Outcomes and Reduce Readmiss
Live Webcast

Stroke Rehabilitation: Improve Functional Outcomes and Reduce Readmissions


Faculty:
Jonathan Henderson
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LWC020860
Brochure Code:
PLW68310
Media Type:
Live Webcast


Description

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.

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 live interactive webcast. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web based activities are 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.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.

Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.


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 6.0 contact hours or 0.6 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.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number BAP #77. This course qualifies for 6.3 continuing education credits.

**FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To be reported to CE Broker, while completing the online post-test/evaluation, please answer YES to the question: “Do you need your hours reported to FL CE Broker?” and include your complete license number when you are prompted (i.e. MH1234, RN9876543, OT159, etc.). After completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, your information will automatically be sent to cepesi@pesi.com to be reported. If you forget to answer yes, please send an email to cepesi@pesi.com with the following information: full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, date you completed the post-test, and your name and your license number. Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity consists of 6.25 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.


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 6.25 continuing competency hours.


Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

MEDS-PDN, powered by 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 6.0 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 course qualifies for 7.6 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 6.25 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 activity qualifies for 6.25 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. 


Faculty

Jonathan Henderson Related seminars and products: 1

PT, DPT, C/NDT


Jonathan Henderson, PT, DPT, C/NDT, is the owner of a private practice near Memphis, TN focusing on outpatient neurologic and orthopedic physical therapy. He brings a unique clinical eye to treating patients with neurological deficits based on his experience in both the acute care and the inpatient rehab setting. Dr. Henderson received his DPT from Alabama State University and his BS from Christian Brothers University. He is a certified NDT therapist specializing in stroke and brain injury rehab. He is also a Credentialed Clinical Instructor (CCI) where he has served as a CCCE and director of a physical therapist assistant program. He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Neurodevelopmental Treatment Association (NDA), and the American Academy of Physical Therapy. (AAPT).

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jonathan Henderson is owner of Bartlett NeuroRehab Physical Therapy. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Jonathan Henderson is a member of the American Academy of Physical Therapy; the American Physical Therapy Association; and the Neuro Development Treatment Association.

 


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

Click here to purchase the DVD or CD recording from our product store.


Additional Resources

To order the book, Fundamental Sequences for the Medical Setting, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Right or Wrong for Rehabilitation Safety?, please visit our product store.


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. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review. 


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a 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.


Objectives

  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.

Outline

BRAIN ANATOMY AND CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT

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

COMMON IMPAIRMENTS AND TREATMENTS

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

RECOVERY AFTER A STROKE

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

FUNCTIONAL OUTCOME MEASURES

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

GOAL SETTING AND DOCUMENTATION

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

TREATMENT INTERVENTIONS

  • 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

CASE STUDIES

  • 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

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