Overview

This 1.25 hour continuing education course provides a general overview of common motor-based interventions utilized in neurorehabilitation. Various techniques will be integrated into a mixed-method plan of care to restore functional use of the affected upper extremity. The course will be presented in a case study format and will utilize various media including photos and videos. Completion of this course will result in 1.25 hours of AOTA Approved CEUs.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Mixed Method NeuroRehabilitation

    • Overview

    • Download the Course Handout

    • Objectives

    • Mixed Method Neurorehabilitation

    • Course Review

    • Quiz

    • Course Feedback Survey

Objectives

  • Integrate a mixed method approach to improve functional performance in neurological injuries

  • Analyze movement patterns and utilize positional training to increase volitional movement for neurological injuries

  • Combine task-oriented interventions with biomechanical interventions to improve occupational engagement

Instructor(s)

Associate Professor; Originator of CNS Method

Dr. Michael Ang, OTD, OTR/L, CNS, CSRS, CBIS, HTC, PAM, SWC, CKTP, CAPS

Michael Ang created the Outpatient Occupational Therapy Program at St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he specialized in treating neurological and upper extremity conditions. He has experience in acute care, intensive care, transitional care, inpatient rehab, outpatient rehab, skilled nursing, assisted living, and home health therapy. Michael currently teaches at West Coast University’s Occupational Therapy Program, and is one of the instructors for The Neuro Specialist Institute and their Certified Neuro Specialist (CNS) Certification Course.

Course Details

  • Education Level - Intermediate

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

  • Education Credit - 1.25 PDU or 0.125 CEU

  • Applied to be an AOTA Approved CEU

Agenda

  • Introduction and Case Study

  • Positional Training

  • Dynamic Orthotic Devices

  • Electrical Stimulation

  • Environmental & Sensory Training

  • Mixed Method Integration

  • Movement Analyses

  • Evidence

  • Conclusion

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 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (0.125 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.

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.