Overview

This 1-hour continuing education course is presented by Dr. Scott Thompson, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, CSRS, LSVT BIG, the Director of Clinical Services for Saebo, Inc. The course will introduce you to the basic principles and history of mental practice, provide evidence-based research concerning the benefits of using mental practice and physiological changes that occur during mental practice, help you apply mental practice in the clinic and home settings, and show you how to access SaeboMind as a free resource for stroke and neurological recovery anywhere at any time. This introductory CEU course is intended for medical professionals (e.g. OT/OTA, PT/PTA, Physicians, Orthotists) directly related to the rehabilitation of a patient or client. To participate in this CEU and receive credit, the participant must be a licensed, treating clinician. Completion of this course will reward the participant with 0.5 NBCOT PDUs (0.05 AOTA CEUs), following completion of the presentation and a ≥80% score on the quiz. You will have 90 days to complete this course.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Using Mental Practice to Improve Motor Recovery

    • Overview

    • Download the Course Handout

    • Using Mental Practice for Motor Recovery

    • Course Review

    • Test your knowledge

    • Course Feedback Survey

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Course Reviews

5 star rating

Using Mental Practice to Improve Motor Recovery

Sherri Pearson

Very informative. Appreciate the attention to evidence-based practice. I watched with a client; his feedback was to provide more demonstrations of actual u...

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Very informative. Appreciate the attention to evidence-based practice. I watched with a client; his feedback was to provide more demonstrations of actual use.

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5 star rating

Great form of practice

jennifer fagan

Love that I have a new tool in my OT toolkit to use now!! Very well put together presentation.

Love that I have a new tool in my OT toolkit to use now!! Very well put together presentation.

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5 star rating

Excellent

Alessandra madras

Excellent

Excellent

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4 star rating

Great course!

Anna Keough

This course was quick, simple, and made the intervention feel accessible and immediately applicable to practice. Content was thoughtful, thorough yet concise...

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This course was quick, simple, and made the intervention feel accessible and immediately applicable to practice. Content was thoughtful, thorough yet concise, and well-organized.

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5 star rating

Over and above Excellent

Ali Eissapouran

Thank you for your wonderful research and presentation

Thank you for your wonderful research and presentation

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Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define mental practice

  • Identify and/or explain EBR related to the importance of mental practice and the physiological aspects

  • Understand how to use mental practice in a clinical setting

  • Identify and/or explain EBR related to physiological changes during mental practice

  • Understand how to access and use SaeboMind as a resource

Agenda

  • Brief overview of the synonyms and definitions of mental practice

  • How mental practice is used inside and outside the rehabilitation department

  • Benefits of mental practice

  • Candidates and indications for mental practice use

  • Brief overview of the evidence-based research about mental practice and neurological recovery

  • Mechanisms responsible for expectations of mental practice results

  • Anatomical and physiological results of using mental practice

  • Modes of mental practice application

  • Audio examples from SaeboMind, a free resource for clinicians and clientsof mental practice

  • A 15-question quiz

Instructor(s)

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.