Course Description

Saebo, Inc, and Deliver Inspiration & Health (DIH), collaboratively present 5 Ways to Improve Motor Recovery After Stroke. This 1-hour continuing education course will be a live, virtual presentation hosted via Zoom on Saebo Academy and is AOTA Approved for 0.1 CEUs or 1.0 PDUs. The first portion of the course is a presentation covering two main topics: a highlight on the current atmosphere for upper extremity stroke rehabilitation and five key ways research tells us to improve motor recovery. Statistical data, neuro-specific education, evidence-based research and applicable motor recovery treatment options will be provided. In the second portion of the course, Saebo and DIH will present a variety of products from their company’s portfolios showing useful low-tech and high-tech rehabilitation solutions for the different stages of stroke recovery. The presenters will share product-specific design elements, anecdotal stories, patient outcome videos and will answer audience questions as time permits.

Course Details

  • Education Level - Introductory

  • Audience - Rehab professionals (OT/OTA, PT/PTA, Physician, Orthotist, Prosthetist)

  • Education Credit - 1.0 PDU or 0.1 CEU

  • AOTA Approved CEU

Course Requirements

To participate in this CEU and receive credit, the participant must be a licensed, treating clinician. Completion of this course will reward you with 1.0 NBCOT PDUs (0.1 AOTA CEUs). To receive credit you will need to complete all modules of the course, score ≥80% on the quiz, and complete the course feedback survey. You will have 90 days to complete this course.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    5 Ways to Improve Motor Recovery After Stroke

    • Overview

    • Course Handouts

    • Presentation

    • Course Review

    • Test your learning

    • Course Feedback Survey

Objectives

  • Examine stroke recovery stats and trends

  • Identify 5 vital concepts in neuro recovery

  • Describe the benefits of utilizing technologies in the rehab setting

  • Identify both low- and high-technology solutions for purpose of facilitating neuro recovery

  • Explain how to use multiple evidence-based technologies from DIH and Saebo

  • Discuss video case studies and improved occupational performance

Agenda

  • Current stroke statistics and rehab trends

  • 5 Key Interventions to Improve Motor Recovery

  • Evidence-based research of interventions

  • Examples of high-tech products by Hocoma

  • Case study review: High-tech motor recovery

  • Examples of low-tech products by Saebo

  • Case study review: Low-tech motor recovery

  • Course Review

  • Quiz

  • Post-course survey

Instructor(s)

Multi-Specialty Program Manager

Meredith Bowen Mayton, MOT, OTR/L

Meredith Mayton is a master of occupational therapy specializing in neurologic rehabilitation. She currently serves as the Multi-Specialty Program Manager at the new state-of-the-science Sheltering Arms Institute in Richmond, VA. Until the opening of this facility, she served as the Occupational Therapy Team Lead for inpatient and outpatient therapy services at the parent Sheltering Arms Hospital. She was the leader of the iREACH Clinical Program which focused on upper extremity neurological recovery through advanced technologies. She has also served in a Knowledge Broker role which sought to bridge the gap between current evidence and its application into clinical practice. She has 13 years of experience as an occupational therapist with the adult neurological population and now works to lead the therapy team at the Institute.

Clinical Applications Manager

Krista Luchette, OT, OTR/L

Krista Luchette is a master of occupational therapy specializing in neurologic and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. Krista worked three years at Spaulding Rehab Hospital in Cambridge, MA and is currently a Clinical Applications Manager at DIH technologies. DIH is the global market leader for robotic rehabilitation technology and advanced rehabilitation technology. Krista also is a per diem therapist at Spaulding to remain connected to her peers, colleagues and stay competent with the constant advancements of the therapy world.

Director of Clinical Services, Saebo, Inc.

Dr. Scott Thompson, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, CSRS, LSVT-BIG

Dr. Scott Thompson is a doctor of occupational therapy specializing in geriatrics and neurological rehabilitation with advanced treatment certifications in CSRS, LSVT-BIG and Saebo certifications. He currently is the Director of Clinical Services for Saebo, Inc., which includes product and business development, CEU development, research, marketing, sales, and online instructional videos. He also works as a per diem therapist to remain connected to clients, colleagues, and treatment, serves on multiple college advisory boards, and is a former executive chair for his State's Association and Foundation.

Accommodations

  • Cancellations

    If Saebo decides to cancel this course, for whatever reason, a notification will be sent to the original email used for participation in this course. If the participant would like to cancel their participation, please provide a short email to sthompson@saebo.com and you will be removed from the course.

  • Extra Accommodations

    Please provide extra accommodation requests via email to sthompson@saebo.com explaining what you require to participate in the course(s) of your choosing. We will do our best to accommodate you if given a substantial amount of time prior to participation.