Stroke Rehabilitation Maximizing Outcomes: Anatomy Review and Evaluation, 3/30/2024

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About the Course:
It is easy in the day-to-day grind of clinical care to not only begin to forget some of the basic knowledge of stroke and its underlying physiology but also to stay abreast of the latest developments in therapy assessment and care. It is often difficult to know how to efficiently tap into this information and feel as if you have a full grasp of the state of best practice in stroke rehabilitation. Participants will, by the end of this video course, feel confident in their understanding of any gaps in their knowledge, comprehend the current state of evidence-based best practice in stroke rehabilitation, and have new tools for approaching evaluation of their patients with stroke.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify key structures of the central nervous system as they pertain to stroke. 
  • Identify the physiology of key brain structures and how they affect neurological function in the event of stroke.  
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  • Recognize the different types of stroke and understand their impact on health care in the  US. 
  •  Identify the various methods for managing acute stroke medically and during the transition to rehab.  
  • Identify evidence-based methods for assessing the following areas post-stroke: 
    • History  Cognition including neglect  
    • Cranial nerve function  
    • Range of motion and tone  
    • Muscle strength/control  
    • Coordination   
    • Sensation  
    • Balance including contraversive pushing  
    • Functional mobility including gait analysis  

About the Author:
Geoff Mosely, PT, NCS Geoff has been a physical therapist in the neuro-rehabilitation setting since  1997, when he graduated from the University of Missouri—Columbia with a  BHS in Physical Therapy. He has been involved with both direct patient care and administration in an adult inpatient rehabilitation setting. He attained his specialty board certification in neurologic physical therapy  (NCS) in 2001 and was recertified in 2011. In the past he has also received certification in vestibular rehabilitation from Emory University in 2003, and as an Assistive Technology Provider (ATP) in 2007. He has been adjunct faculty at Missouri State University and has been invited multiple times to guest lecture and instruct at both Southwest Baptist University and at his alma mater. He has participated in multiple research studies, including a study currently pending publication on the administration of the Functional Gait Assessment. He has authored numerous continuing education seminars, and has been a guest speaker at meetings, seminars and conferences on both the regional and national level.  

How to Receive Credit  

  • View the entire recording which requires a 6-hour commitment of time.
  • After completion of the course, complete the final examination. A passing grade of 75% is required. Test questions link content to learning outcomes as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.  
  • Note to Nursing professionals: Depending on your state requirements, you will be asked to either affirm that you have completed the course, or you will be required to complete the Post-test included in the course.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.

Disclosures:
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endo