Course Curriculum

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    Complete the following to earn 0.5 Hours of CEUs

    • Overview

    • Download Course Handout

    • SaeboFlex and SaeboReach: Improving Upper Extremity Motor Recovery

    • Course Review

    • SaeboFlex and SaeboReach CEU Quiz

    • Course Feedback Survey

Description

This 30-minute 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 of the SaeboFlex and the SaeboReach, the difference between the two devices, evidence-based research concerning the purpose and use of dynamic orthotics for neurological recovery, and reasons to use the SaeboFlex and SaeboReach for your clients with moderate to severe spasticity. 

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 you with 0.5 NBCOT PDUs (0.05 AOTA CEUs). To receive credit you will need to complete all modules of the course, score ≥80% on the quiz.  You will have 90 days to complete this course.

Objectives

  • Be able to identify/explain EBR related to some successful interventions for neurological recovery

  • Be able to identify/explain EBR related to the SaeboFlex

  • Learn the features and benefits of using SaeboFlex and SaeboReach for upper extremity neurological recovery

  • Learn treatment strategies from video case studies using the SaeboFlex and SaeboReach

Agenda

  • Brief overview of the evidence-based research behind spasticity and a non-functional hand

  • Brief overview of the evidence-based research behind intervention for treating upper limb spasticity

  • Reasons why the SaeboFlex was developed

  • Brief overview on how the SaeboFlex works

  • Brief overview of the evidence-based research about the SaeboFlex

  • A video case study for the SaeboFlex and the SaeboReach

  • Explaining the SaeboReach and the difference between it and the SaeboFlex

  • Brief overview of why the SaeboFlex is in a museum

  • Review of presentation handout for quiz

  • 10-question quiz

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.

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.