Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 4th Edition: Module 8

Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 4th Edition: Module 8
Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 4th Edition: Module 8
SKU: 788

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 8 only.

Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 4th Edition: Module 8

Course Goals and Objectives:

Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the student, through self-paced study, driving and community mobility as an instrumental activity of daily living, parenting after stroke, dysphagia management and sexual function and intimacy after stroke.

Student Objectives:

At the end of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Define the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Process and Domain (OTPF) level of driving and community mobility.
2. Identify the impact of the Baby Boomer population on driving.
3. Differentiate between 9 deficits associated with stroke that may affect driving performance and safety.
4. Identify the term and profession of driver rehabilitation specialist and the variety of requirements for that position based upon the state they reside in.
5. Differentiate between the terms: driving skill, driving ability and driving competency.
6. Identify the role of a driver rehabilitation specialist who is also an Occupational Therapist.
7. Differentiate between 3 levels of driver rehabilitation programs and analyze the correct placement of a client based on their physical and cognitive levels into those programs.
8. Identify the role of an Occupational Therapist in making driving recommendations to a client who is recovering from a stroke.
9. Analyze key research studies related to assessments for fitness to drive for individuals with stroke for main findings and implications.
10. Identify the similarities between retraining a client in ADL or IADL tasks and retraining them to regain their driving skills and abilities.
11. Identify 3 barriers to using a driving simulator.
12. Identify 4 driving adaptations that can be used to assist a stroke patient in driving.
13. Identify the role of visual history in an individual’s rehabilitation.
14. Identify when mobility first becomes affected by pregnancy.
15. Identify the importance of attachment activities between babies and parents post stroke.
16. Identify transitional tasks and their importance before accomplishing basic baby care tasks.
17. Analyze case studies and determine appropriate adaptive equipment and/or techniques for baby care in carrying and moving, positional changes, transfers, crib choice, diapering and dressing a child for an adult post stroke.
18. Identify 5 changes in sexual response for men and 5 changes for women who may have sustained CVAs.
19. Identify modifications for sexual activity for patients with hemiparesis or sensory loss, cognitive, perceptual and neurobehavioral impairments, decreased endurance, erectile dysfunction and incontinence.
20. Identify the 5 separate stages of swallowing.
21. Identify swallowing dysfunctions due to right and left hemispheric strokes.
22. Identify components of a feeding trial.
23. Analyze between benefits and possible risks and drawback associated with oral, enteral and parenteral nutritional support.
24. Identify Shaker exercises.
25. Identify the Mendelsohn maneuver and its benefits.

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