Stroke Help-Teaching Independence: A Therapeutic Approach to Stroke Rehabilitation
The following courses on improving life for stroke survivors are available from AOTA Continuing Education by special arrangement with International Clinical Educators, Inc., Port Townsend, Washington.
Presented by Jan Davis, OTR
Earn 15 contact hours (1.5 CEUs/18.75 NBCOT PDUs)
Teaching Independence provides the foundation for the therapeutic management of stroke survivors that every therapist should know. Jan Davis demonstrates clear, concise step-by-step handling methods to improve functional mobility and self-care with actual stroke survivors requiring moderate and maximum assistance. More than 40 practice labs are included on Bed Mobility, Transfers, Self-Care, Preventing Shoulder Pain and Improving Function and Awareness. Definitely feels like being in a workshop!
- Examples of wheelchair transfers (bed, car, sofa and high hospital beds)
- Facilitation of trunk and limb control during bed mobility
- Methods to improve the functional potential of the involved side
- Tips to improve body mechanics to decrease staff injuries
- Home exercises for stroke survivors
- Specific handling methods to prevent shoulder pain