Stroke Rehabilitation

Stroke Rehabilitation 

Stroke is a leading cause of disability in the United States. Physical therapists are key members of the treatment team and can help people recover their functional abilities after having a stroke. This course will discuss the principles of neuroplasticity, motor learning, and evidence-based physical therapy intervention strategies that can improve recovery post-stroke. Functional outcome measures, goal setting guidelines, and documentation will also be discussed. The primary goal of this course is to help physical therapists improve outcomes for stroke rehabilitation.

$25.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-RT-0-SR

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (9 Match)

Kansas Physical Therapy Association

1.0 HOURS


This course has been approved by the Kansas Physical Therapy Association. Approval #: . This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

New York Physical Therapy

1.0 HOURS


The New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy has recognized Relias Learning, LLC as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

American Occupational Therapy Association

1.0 HOURS


Relias LLC is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


Category: Category 1 and 2.


This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Hawaii Board of Physical Therapy Licensing

1.0 HOURS


The Hawaii Board of Physical Therapy accepts courses approved by another state or jurisdiction’s physical therapy board. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

1.0 HOURS


This course meets the basic criteria of the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 CEUs.

Texas Physical Therapy Association

1.0 HOURS


This activity is provided by The Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1902008TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas.
This course is not approved as meeting the ethics and professional requirements for Texas physical therapists or physical therapist assistants.
The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Minnesota State Board of Physical Therapy

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved by the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy for 1.00 Category 1 credits and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs.

Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision

1.0 HOURS


Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee has approved this course under Category B. Approval # 202111211. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

1.0 HOURS


This course has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-RT-0-SR
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 1/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
Identify at least 3 functional deficits that may result from a stroke.
Select at least 1 evidence-based outcome measure to evaluate a stroke patient in each of the following settings: acute care, inpatient rehab, and outpatient rehab.
Explain at least 2 principle concepts of neuroplasticity and motor learning that can contribute to stroke recovery.
Describe at least 3 treatment strategies the physical therapist can use during stroke rehabilitation.
Name at least 2 guidelines to improve goal setting during stroke rehabilitation.
Discuss at least 2 best practices for documentation during stroke rehabilitation.

Outline:
1. Introduction to stroke 1.1. What is stroke? 1.2. Effects of stroke 1.3. Interdisciplinary treatment team 1.4. Knowledge check 2. PT evaluation 2.1. Practice setting 2.2. General examination 2.3. Functional outcome measures 2.4. Knowledge check 3. PT treatment 3.1. Neuroplasticity 3.2. Motor learning 3.3. Intervention strategies 3.4. Knowledge check 4. Documentation 4.1. Goal setting 4.2. Other documentation tips 4.3. Knowledge check 5. Conclusion 5.1. Resources 5.2. References

Instructor: Erica Gaskins, PT, DPT, MSCS
Erica Gaskins earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, after graduating from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor’s degree in health science and neuroscience. Erica has experience working with patients with various neurologic impairments and her advanced training includes the Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist (MSCS) designation. Her main clinical interests include balance and gait training for people with neurological problems and promoting health and mobility through exercise and wellness programs. She is passionate about education, community service, and healthy lifestyles. Disclosure: Erica Gaskins, PT, DPT, MSCS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Intermediate level Physical Therapists; in the following settings: Rehabilitation Settings.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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