Cognitive and Perceptual Rehab- Module 5: Managing Memory Deficits/Case Studies
This course is derived from the textbook by Glen Gillen “Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation: Optimizing Function”. The text reflects current practice with a renewed focus on function-based assessments and evidence-based interventions. Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation: Optimizing Function includes all of the tools you need to make a positive impact on your patients' lives. The text summarizes, highlights, and constructively critiques the state of cognitive and perceptual rehabilitation. The goal is to help you enhance your patients' quality of life by promoting improved performance of necessary and meaningful activities, and decreasing participation restrictions.
Module 5: Managing Memory Deficits/Case Studies covers chapters 9 & 11 and Appendix A & B.
- Chapter 9: Managing Memory Deficits to Optimize Function
- Chapter 11: Application of Concepts: Case Studies
- Appendix A: The Glasgow Coma Scale
- Appendix B: Rancho Levels of Cognitive Functioning- Revised The Family Guide to the Rancho Levels of Cognitive Functioning- Revised
Methods of Instruction:
Online course available via internet
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, and Occupational Therapist Assistants
Course Goals and Objectives:
At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Identify the various types of memory impairments
- Differentiate between the terminology related to memory impairments
- List the stages of memory
- Understand how everyday living is affected if various memory impairments are present
- Be able to recognize three standardized assessments related to memory loss
- List five intervention strategies focused on decreasing activity limitations and participation restrictions for those living with memory loss
- Recognize the Lighthouse Strategy and how it is implemented effectively in case studies
- Be able to identify and explain the significance of the Glasgow Coma Scale
- Identify and differentiate between the Levels I through 10 of the Rancho Levels of Cognitive Functioning.
Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:
A score of 70% or greater on the post-test