Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach: Module 9

Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach: Module 9
Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach: Module 9
SKU: 749

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, 3rd Edition” by Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA.

Extensively updated with the latest research in assessment and intervention, these essential courses present a holistic, application-based approach that integrates background medical information, samples of functionally based evaluations, and current treatment techniques and intervention strategies to help you confidently manage the growing number of stroke rehabilitation clients.

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 for stroke patients

Module 4: covers upper extremity function and management and rehabilitation
technologies to promote upper limb recovery

Module 5: covers edema control, splinting applications and functional mobility

Module 6: covers gait awareness, management of visual and visuospatial impairments and the impact of neurobehavioral deficits on ADLs.

Module 7: covers treatment of cognitive-perceptual deficits, speech and language deficits and enhancing the performance of ADLs after a stroke.

Module 8: covers parenting after stroke, driving and community mobility, dysphagia and sexual function and intimacy.

Module 9 covers seating and wheeled mobility, home evaluation and modifications, adaption to one-handed management of the environment and leisure participation after stroke.

Course Length: 8.0 contact hours

Instructional level: Intermediate


This package contains the reading and testing materials for Module 9 only.



Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach: Module 9

Course Goals and Objectives:

Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the student, through self-paced study, on seating and wheeled mobility prescription, home evaluation and modifications, adaptations for activities of daily living and leisure activity participation after stroke.

Student Objectives:

At the end of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Relate the seating system and mobility system evaluation process

2. Discriminate between seating for rest and seating for activity performance

3. Outline a treatment plan and identify the goals of the mobility device and seating and positioning system

4. Differentiate between the pros and cons of different mobility bases and seating system components

5. Relate the influence of the seating system on carryover of treatment goals

6. Relate the importance of the team process throughout the evaluation and fitting/delivery process

7. Relate the importance of fitting and training with the recommended system and mobility device

8. Distinguish between methods of assessing the home environment for barriers

9. Analyze the architectural guidelines as established by the American National Standards Institute

10. Relate methods for modifying the home environment and increase safety and mobility independence for patients recovering from stroke

11. Differentiate between a variety of adaptive techniques and assistive devices to allow for completion of activities of daily living

12. Relate the strategy of enhancing performance of activities of daily living using principles of energy conservation and work simplification

13. Outline environmental modifications to enhance safety and ease of mobility in the performance of activities of daily living

14. Define leisure, types of leisure, and functions of leisure activities

15. Relate the changes in an individual’s ability to engage in leisure tasks after a stroke

16. Identify problems that may interfere with a patient’s participation in leisure tasks

17. Identify possible solutions to these problems

18. Outline research addressing leisure participation and rehabilitation professional interventions after stroke

19. Outline ways rehabilitation professionals can adapt leisure tasks to allow partial or full participation by someone with a disability caused by a stroke

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