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Stroke Rehabilitation- Module 3

Product #
1035OT
Type
OT/COTA
Hours
10
Approval Status

Course Description:

This course is derived from the textbook by Glen Gillen “Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach 2nd Edition”. This detailed text combines aspects of background medical information, a comprehensive review of standardized and non-standardized evaluation procedures and assessments, treatment techniques and evidence based interventions.  

Module 3: Covers chapters 10, 11, 12, 13, and 16. 

  • Chapter 10: Upper Extremity Function and Management
  • Chapter 11: Edema Control
  • Chapter 12: Splinting Applications
  • Chapter 13: Casting Applications
  • Chapter 16: Visual Dysfunction 

Methods of Instruction:

Online course available via internet

Target Audience:

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants

Educational Level:

Intermediate

Prerequisites:

None

Course Goals and Objectives:

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify treatment plans to regain upper extremity function through the use of functional tasks
  2. Understand the application of adjunct treatments for the upper extremity after   stroke, including treatments such as positioning, shoulder supports, biofeedback, and stretching programs
  3. Recognize functional treatment activities appropriate to the level of available motor   control
  4. Understand evaluation and treatment procedures for patients with symptoms of pain syndromes and implement pain prevention protocols into current treatment plans
  5. Identify the common biomechanical mal-alignments of the upper extremity and trunk after stroke and recognize their effect on function
  6. Understand causes and underlying medical conditions that result in clinical symptoms of edema
  7. Identify clinical reasoning for edema treatment
  8. Recognize types of treatments for edema and provide specific information concerning possible indications and contraindications for the use of specific treatments
  9. Identify a variety of splinting options
  10. List positive and negative aspects of commonly used splints
  11. Understand the research that has been published regarding splinting and persons who have had strokes
  12. Identify and consider the present approach to splinting, evaluating, and developing interventions for each extremity based on individual findings
  13. List precautions for casting
  14. List contraindications for casting
  15. Identify what to consider clinically when evaluating a patient for casting
  16. Differentiate between plaster and fiberglass
  17. Recognize cast application and removal procedures
  18. Understand fabrication of various casts including drop-out and bivalve casts
  19. Understand an overview of visual processing, including anatomy of the eye, neuronal processing, and pathophysiology in relation to stroke
  20. List procedures for vision screening and visual perception evaluation

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:

A score of 70% or greater on the post-test

OT State Approvals

Alabama
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Alaska
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Arizona
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Arkansas
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
California
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Colorado
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Connecticut
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Delaware
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
District of Columbia
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Florida
Florida Approved Online Interactive Via Live Chat
Georgia
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Hawaii
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Idaho
State Approved, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Illinois
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Indiana
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Iowa
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Kansas
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Kentucky
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Louisiana
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Maine
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Maryland
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Massachusetts
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Michigan
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Minnesota
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Mississippi
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Missouri
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Montana
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Nebraska
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Nevada
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New Hampshire
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New Jersey
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New Mexico
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New York
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
North Carolina
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
North Dakota
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Ohio
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Oklahoma
State Approved, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements - #202000211
Oregon
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Pennsylvania
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Rhode Island
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
South Carolina
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
South Dakota
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Tennessee
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Texas
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Utah
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Vermont
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Virginia
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Washington
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
West Virginia
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Wisconsin
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Wyoming
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements

PT State Approvals

Alabama
Board Accepted
Alaska
Approved
Arizona
Approved Category A
Arkansas
Arkansas PT Board Approved
California
Approved
Colorado
Approved- Meets CO DORA for Category 1
Connecticut
Board Accepted
Delaware
Approved
District of Columbia
Approved
Florida
Florida Approved
Georgia
Approved
Hawaii
Approved
Idaho
Approved
Illinois
Illinois Approved Provider (#216.000250)
Indiana
Approved-Category 1
Iowa
Board Accepted
Kansas
Board Accepted
Kentucky
N/A
Louisiana
N/A
Maine
No State Requirements
Maryland
N/A
Massachusetts
No State Requirements
Michigan
Approved (Activity Code 1)
Minnesota
Board Accepted- Category 2
Mississippi
Approved
Missouri
Approved
Montana
Approved Category A
Nebraska
Board Accepted
Nevada
N/A
New Hampshire
Board Accepted
New Jersey
Not Approved
New Mexico
N/A
New York
Approved Provider
North Carolina
Approved
North Dakota
Board Accepted
Ohio
N/A
Oklahoma
Pending Reapproval
Oregon
Approved
Pennsylvania
Approved - (10GEN, 0DA)
Rhode Island
Approved
South Carolina
Board Accepted
South Dakota
No State Requirements
Tennessee
Board Accepted-Class 1
Texas
TPTA Approved/Accredited Provider # 2201036TX
Utah
Board Accepted
Vermont
Approved
Virginia
Approved-Type 1
Washington
Board Accepted
West Virginia
N/A
Wisconsin
Approved
Wyoming
Board Accepted