This course will provide participants with essential tools for clinical examination and intervention of persons following a stroke, across the continuum of care. Common impairments, activity restrictions, and participation limitations will be discussed. Evidence based interventions specific to the rehabilitation and recovery of basic mobility following stroke will be presented. Participants will have opportunities to see and work through examples and practice application of information through lecture and hands on labs.

 

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Course Dates & Locations

  • Jun 24, 2017 – Jun 25, 2017

    10301 Jeffreys Street, Las Vegas (Henderson), NV 89052

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    HealthSouth Henderson
    10301 Jeffreys Street, Las Vegas (Henderson), NV 89052

    HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson
    10301 Jeffreys Street
    Henderson, NV 89052
    http://www.hendersonrehabhospital.com/

    Area Accommodations
    Green Valley Ranch Resort
    2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy
    Henderson, NV
    (702) 617.7777
    (2.25 miles away)
    www.greenvalleyranchresort.com

    Wingate by Wyndham
    3041 Saint Rose Parkway
    Henderson, NV 89052
    (702) 568-0027
    (0.15 miles away)

    Hampton Inn & Suites Las Vegas South
    3245 Saint Rose Parkway
    Henderson, NV 89052
    (702) 385-2200
    (1.0 miles away)

    Homewood Suites—Henderson S
    10450 South Eastern Avenue
    Henderson, NV 89052
    (702) 450-1045
    (1.0 mile away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Aug 19, 2017 – Aug 20, 2017

    2139 Auburn Ave , Cincinnati, OH 45219

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    The Christ Hospital
    2139 Auburn Ave , Cincinnati, OH 45219

    The Christ Hospital
    Joint and Spine Center, 1st Floor
    Cincinnati , OH 45219
    Physical Therapy Dept.

    Area Accommodations
    Springhill Suites Cincinnati Midtown
    610 Eden Park Drive , Cincinnati, OH 45202
    (513) 381-8300

    Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
    35 West Fifth Street , Cincinnati, OH 45202
    (513) 421-9100

    The Westin Cincinnati
    21 E 5th Street , Cincinnati, OH 45202
    (513) 621-7700

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the hotel.
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  • Sep 16, 2017 – Sep 17, 2017

    4021 Brookhaven Avenue, Houston (Pasadena), TX 77504

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    Bayshore Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Center
    4021 Brookhaven Avenue, Houston (Pasadena), TX 77504

    Bayshore Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Center
    Across the street from front entrance of Bayshore Medical Center
    4021 Brookhaven Avenue
    Pasadena, TX 77504
    Tel: 713-359-5490

    FREE parking in adjacent lot or on street.
    Course in Rehab Gym.

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    Area Accommodations
    Hampton Inn & Suites – 281-998-3300
    4741 East Sam Houston Parkway S, Pasadena, TX 77584
    (2.5 miles away)

    Houston Marriott South – 713-943-7979
    9100 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77017
    (4.4 miles away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Nov 18, 2017 – Nov 19, 2017

    1600 S. Andrews Avenue, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316

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    Broward Health Medical Center
    1600 S. Andrews Avenue, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316

    Broward Health Medical Center
    1600 S. Andrews Avenue
    Auditorium Rooms A B C 2nd Floor Main Bldg.
    Ft. Lauderdale , FL 33316
    Tel: 954-355-4400

    Area Accommodations
    Comfort Suites: 954-767-8700
    1800 S Federal Highway - 33316
    (0.5 miles away)

    Embassy Suites: 954-527-2700
    1100 SE 17th St Causeway - 33316
    (1.0 miles away)

    Hampton Inn: 954-924-2700
    250 N. Andrews Avenue – 33301
    (1.5 miles away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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Educational Credit

A certificate of attendance for 15 Contact Hours will be awarded to each participant. All Therapy Network Seminars are pre‐approved for CEUs in the state where the course is conducted when required for PT, OT, & Assistants.

AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education # 3073 Category 1 Domain of OT. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsements of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA

Audience

This is an intermediate level workshop for PT, PTA, OT, and OTA.

NOTE: Nothing in this course is to enable or permit the learner to apply techniques outside of the scope of practice in their individual state and discipline.

Objectives

  • Identify the concepts of neuroplasticity, recovery versus compensation, and motor learning/motor control as it relates to acute stroke rehabilitation.
  • Identify research evidence on best practice in acute stroke rehabilitation, as well as rehab in the subacute and chronic phases of stroke.
  • Identify and perform specific clinical examination of posture/alignment in supine and sitting, balance, gait, and functional mobility.
  • Identify common postural abnormalities and movement disorders following stroke.
  • Identify and practice treatment strategies and handling skills to facilitate improved alignment in supine, and improved, upright posture in sitting and standing.
  • Demonstrate concepts of normal movement and handling skills into functional mobility.
  • Identify general precautions and handling strategies for the hemiplegic upper extremity.
  • Demonstrate treatment strategies /handling techniques to promote increased and prevention of learned non-use of the affected side in persons with hemiplegia.
  • Identify and demonstrate the common gait deviations and causative impairments present following stroke.
  • Identify the evidence regarding gait recovery following stroke.
  • Apply knowledge of gait impairments and deviations to create the appropriate interventions, and/or assistive device and orthotic prescription.

Participants Comments

  • “Relatable & descriptive patient presentations and treatment examples”
  • “Great labs & tx ideas for activities requiring little or no tools”
  • “Jill was very animated and fun. Kept me engaged all weekend”
  • “Very well organized, easy to follow and very funny instructor”
  • “Great course. I got more out of this than I thought I would”
  • “Tx Tech’s, demos, pt scenarios, evidence based and hilarious”
  • “..how to obtain resources, new research, great teaching style”
  • " This was the best neuro course I have ever taken .. The instructor was phenomenal."
  • "Great interdisciplinary approach. Nice Job"

Schedule

  • Day 1

    8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
    8:30 Neuroplasticity and neuro recovery update in stroke rehab across the continuum – what’s the evidence
    10:00 BREAK
    10:15 Intensity of Practice
    12:00 LUNCH (ON YOUR OWN)
    1:00 Motor Learning Concepts applied to Stroke Recovery
    3:00 BREAK
    3:15 LAB: Motor Learning Continued
    5:30 ADJOURN
  • Day 2

    8:00 Identification of common postural and movement disorders post stroke, including gait
    10:00 BREAK
    10:15 Examination and evaluation – Functional Outcome measures and what to do with them
    12:00 LUNCH (ON YOUR OWN)
    1:00 LAB: Management of the hemiplegic UE
    2:00 LAB: Interventions to improve postural Control in sitting and standing for functional activity
    3:00 BREAK
    3:15 LAB: Interventions to improve balance and gait recovery
    5:00 Q/A AND COURSE EVALUATION

Cancellation Policy

Registration fee less a $75 administrative charge is refundable if cancellation received 14 days prior to program date. No refunds will be given after that time. Therapy Network, Inc. reserves the right to cancel a seminar and will refund in full the registration fee only. TNI is NOT responsible for registrants nonrefundable airfare, accommodations or fees.