Online Shoulder Stroke/Neuro Occupational Therapy CEUs

NeuroRehab Team
Saturday, November 26th, 2022



Shoulder pain resulting from stroke hemiplegia is a common clinical consequence. Hemiplegic shoulder pain can occur as early as two weeks post-stroke but an onset of two to three months is more typical. Frozen shoulder, pain and weakness can negatively affect rehabilitation outcomes as good shoulder function is a prerequisite for successful transfers, maintaining balance, effective hand function, and performing ADL’s activities of daily living.

 

 

Course Title:

 

Stroke Shoulder Simplified.

Demystifying Subluxation, Pain and Stiffness

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda

 

In this AOTA Approved  "Distance Learning Independent" introductory Stroke/Neuro course, topics will include:

Anatomy

Biomechanics

Pathomechanics

Learned Non-Use

Shoulder Pathologies

  • Subluxation
  • Impingement
  • Tendinopathy
  • Bursitis
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • CRPS
  • Central Pain Syndrome

 

Evidence-Based Treatment Considerations - What works and what does not.

  • Positioning
  • Slings
  • Taping
  • Electrical Stimulation (TENS, FES, NMES, ETS)
  • Transverse Friction Massage
  • Stretching
  • ROM/Exercises
  • Mental Practice
  • Mirror Therapy
  • Task-Oriented Training
  • Deep Transverse Friction Massage
  • Acupuncture
  • Virtual Reality/Exercise Gaming
  • Medications/Injections

 

 

 

 

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 2.0 NBCOT PDUs (0.2 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 Details

 

Education Level - Introductory

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

Education Credit - 2.0 PDU or 0.2 CEU

AOTA  Approved CEU

 

 

 

 

 

 



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