Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 4th Edition: Module 1

A Function-Based Approach, 4th Edition: Module 1
Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 4th Edition: Module 1
SKU: 781

by Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA

These courses are offered in cooperation with Elsevier Health and utilize the hardback textbook, “Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 4th Edition” by Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA.

Learn to confidently manage the growing number of stroke rehabilitation clients with these exciting new courses! Using a holistic and multidisciplinary approach, this text remains the only comprehensive, evidence-based stroke rehabilitation resource for occupational therapists. The new edition has been extensively updated with the latest research in assessment and intervention, along with more evidence-based research added to every chapter. As with previous editions, this comprehensive reference uses an application-based method that integrates background medical information, samples of functionally based evaluations, and current treatment techniques and intervention strategies.

Module 1: covers pathophysiology, medical management and acute rehabilitation of stroke survivors, psychological aspects of stroke rehabilitation and improving participation and quality of live through occupation.

Module 2: covers the task-orientated approach, activity-based interventions in stroke rehabilitation and approaches to motor control dysfunction.

Module 3: covers trunk control, balance impairments and vestibular rehabilitation when performing stroke rehabilitation.

Module 4: covers upper extremity function and management and rehabilitation technologies to promote upper limb recovery after a stroke.

Module 5: covers edema control, splinting applications and functional mobility after a stroke.

Module 6: covers gait awareness, managing visual and visuospatial impairments to optimize function in patient who have had strokes and the impact of neurobehavioral deficits on activities of daily living.

Module 7: covers enhancing the performance of activities of daily living after a stroke, the treatment of cognitive-perceptual deficits using a function-based approach and managing speech and language deficits after a stroke.

Module 8: covers driving and community mobility as an instrumental activity of daily living, parenting after stroke, dysphagia management and sexual function and intimacy after a stroke.

Module 9 covers adaptations for activities of daily living, leisure activity participation after stroke, seating and wheeled mobility prescription and home evaluation and modifications for stroke patients.

Course Length: 8.0 contact hours

Instructional level: Intermediate

This package contains the reading and testing materials for Module 1 only.

Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 4th Edition: Module 1

Course Goals and Objectives:

Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the student, through self-paced study, on the pathophysiology, medical management and acute rehabilitation of stroke survivors, psychological aspects of stroke rehabilitation and how to improve participation and quality of life through occupation.

Student Objectives:

At the end of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Identify the most important and easily treatable risk factors for a stroke.
2. Identify the most common sources of emboli.
3. Distinguish between the most common sites for ulcerated plaques and for the development of atherosclerosis.
4. Distinguish between 5 causes of hemorrhagic stroke.
5. Differentiate between the 4 major hypertension intracerebral hemorrhage syndromes.
6. Identify the steps and tools used to diagnose stroke.
7. Differentiate between 5 tests used in the workup for determining the cause of a stroke.
8. Distinguish between therapies used in acute stroke management and their time window for effectiveness.
9. Identify steps in the prevention of stroke recurrence.
10. Identify the mainstay of treatment in the treatment of a muscular contracture.
11. Identify neurologic complications associated with stroke.
12. Identify psychological complications of stroke and their impact on recovery.
13. Identify 4 deconditioning effects of stroke.
14. Identify the incidence of urinary incontinence in patients with stroke.
15. Identify 4 risk factors for deep venous thrombosis.
16. Identify the gold standard for testing for testing for pulmonary emboli.
17. Recognize normal telemetry readings in a patient receiving therapy treatment.
18. Distinguish between 6 standardized assessments used during acute rehabilitation and their limitations.
19. Identify the preferred method for treating edema in the ICU.
20. Distinguish between the 5 stages of pressure ulcers and their physical differences.
21. Identify appropriate short-term goals in early stroke rehabilitation.
22. Distinguish between the concepts of participation, occupation and quality of life in stroke.
23. Distinguish between ADLs and IADLs.
24. Identify the components of client-centered care.
25. Identify 8 tests to measure quality of life and client participation.
26. Identify barriers to participation and quality of life in stroke patients.
27. Identify the steps in rehabilitation in preparing the stroke patient for community reintegration.
28. Identify psychiatric and emotional disorders associated with stroke.
29. Recognize the impact of stroke on the family.
30. Identify components of the therapeutic relationship between therapist and patient.

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