Overview

This 45-minute continuing education course is presented to you by Dr. Scott Thompson, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, LSVT, the Director of Clinical Services at Saebo, Inc. This course will introduce you to the principles behind neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES), evidence-based research concerning the purpose and use of NMES for neurological recovery, and reasons to treat the body using the SaeboStim One and SaeboStim Pro. 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 0.75 NBCOT PDUs (0.075 AOTA CEUs), following completion of the presentation and a ≥80% score on the quiz. You will have 90 days to complete this course. This course will provide evidence-based research on positive effects of NMES training, when to use NMES, and types of NMES application. It will also talk about the features and benefits of treating shoulder subluxation and other body parts using the SaeboStim One, and features, benefits, and reasons to use NMES, SES, and TENS with the SaeboStim Pro, and why to use these devices in the clinic or home for rehabilitation.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Complete the following to earn 0.75 Hours of CEUs

    • Overview

    • Download Course Handout

    • SaeboStim One and SaeboStim Pro: Overcome Weakness and Improve Function

    • Course Review

    • SaeboStim One & SaeboStim Pro CEU Quiz

    • Course Feedback Survey

Objectives

  • Describe the importance of neuromuscular electrical stimulation treatment (NMES)

  • Discuss the various benefits of using NMES

  • Describe the 3 main applications of NMES

  • Describe the features and benefits of the SaeboStim One

  • Describe the features, and multi-application use of the SaeboStim Pro

  • Describe the evidence-based benefits of NMES, SES, TENS from the SaeboStim Pro

Agenda

  • Brief overview of NMES

  • Discussion of evidence-based research on when and how to use NMES

  • Discussion of EBR concerning three common types of NMES application

  • Brief overview of benefits and features of the SaeboStim One

  • Discussion of shoulder subluxation and EBR for proper application to muscles of the shoulder

  • Introduction to benefits and features of the SaeboStim Pro

  • Brief overview of benefits from NMES, SES, and TENS application offered by SaeboStim Pro

  • Review of presentation handout for quiz

  • 10-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 special 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