The following course is available exclusively from AOTA Continuing Education by special arrangement with International Clinical Educators, Inc.
A course binder with DVDs and written resources is provided for self study. Retain the DVDs, written worksheets, practice labs and other learning resources as an easy to access resource. Complete the course exam online at AOTA Learn (aota.org/learn) and instantly receive your certificate and transcript to verify course completion.
Earn 15 contact hours (1.5 CEUs/18.75 NBCOT PDUs)
Tasks taken from real-life situations provide the basis for this systematic approach designed to facilitate movement and improve function in stroke survivors. Presenter Jan Davis skillfully demonstrates how to use functional activities and occupations to improve upper and lower extremity function with stroke survivors. This course combines Motor Learning Theory with handling methods based on NDT principles that can be used in any treatment setting. A "must have" for occupational therapists and physical therapists working in stroke rehabilitation.
- How to select functional tasks designed to individual patient's needs
- How to prepare the patient for function
- Facilitation methods for improved trunk and limb control
- How to select tasks to improve functional standing
- How to identify key problem areas
- How to write treatment goals with functional outcomes
- Methods to decrease UE pain and swelling