Neurology UE - Physical Therapist

Neurology UE 121
Management of Early Parkinson Disease

1.0

  • Describe 3 key features of early Parkinson's disease
  • List 2 pharmacologic interventions used for early Parkinson's disease
  • Identify the gold standard for treating Parkinsons
  • Describe how deep brain stimulation is used and surgical treatment for Parkinsons
  • List 5 therapeutic exercise interventions for patients with Parkinson's disease


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Neurology UE 120
Does this Person have Parkinson's Disease or Essential Tremor?

1.0

  • List and examine 5 features that distinguish Parkinson tremor from essential tremor
  • Describe the hallmark sign that distinguishes Parkinson tremor from other types of tremor
  • State the purpose of a datscan
  • List and describe 2 treatment interventions for Parkinson and essential tremor
  • Define and differentiate 3 other common types of tremor in the elderly


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Neurology UE 119
Depression and Anxiety in Parkinson's Disease

1.0

  • List the 2 most common psychiatric comorbidities in Parkinson's Disease
  • Outline and describe 4 types of depressive disorders seen in Parkinson's Disease
  • List 4 risk factors for depression and 4 risk factors for anxiety
  • Outline and describe 5 nonpharmacologic therapy interventions for the treatment of Parkinson's Disease


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Neurology UE 118
Parkinson's Disease

1.0

  • Desribe general features and characteristics of PD
  • List and outline a 4-step approach for diagnosing PD
  • Identify other neurodegenerative disorders that share similar features with PD
  • Explain 4 categories of nonmotor features of PD
  • List 3 medications used to treat nonmotor symptoms of PD


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$18.00 USD

Neurology UE 117
Parkinson Disease Epidemiology, Pathology, Genetics, and Pathophysiology

1.0

  • Describe PD and list 3 motor and nonmotor deficits associated with PD
  • Describe the epidemiology of PD and state whether or not the prevalence of PD will increase
  • List 3 neuropathologic hallmark signs of PD
  • List 3 lifestyle factors that have been associated with risk for PD
  • Describe how genetics and pathophysiology Play a major role in PD


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$18.00 USD

Neurology UE 111

Other Neurologic Disorders


3.0

  • Describe the incidence, etiology, and clinical manifestations of Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and postpolio syndrome
  • Examine the typical medical and surgical management of persons with Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and postpolio syndrome
  • Identify specific treatment interventions relative to the stage/degree of progression and level of impairment or functional limitations of persons with Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and postpolio syndrome
  • Discuss strategies for patient and family education to address functional limitations of individuals with Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and postpolio syndrome


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$54.00 USD

Neurology UE 110

Traumatic Brain Injury


3.0

  • Identify causes and mechanisms of TBI
  • List secondary complications associated with TBI
  • Explain specific treatment interventions to facilitate functional movement
  • Discuss strategies that will improve cognitive deficits


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Neurology UE 109

Cerebrovascular Accidents


6.0

  • Describethe etiology and clinical manifestations of stroke
  • Identify common complications seen in patients who have sustained CVAs
  • Explain the role of the therapy assistant in the treatment of patients with stroke
  • Describe appropriate treatment interventions for patients who have experienced strokes
  • Recognize the importance of functional training for patients who have had strokes


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$108.00 USD

Neurology UE 108

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation


4.0

  • State the philosophy of PDF
  • List the PNF patterns for the extremities and trunk
  • Describe applications of extremity and trunk patterns in neurorehabilitation
  • Explain the use of PNF patterns and techniques within postures of the developmental sequence
  • Identify which PNF techniques are most appropriate to promote the different stages of motor control
  • Describe the rationale for using the PNF approach in neurorehabilitation
  • Discuss the motor learning strategies used in PNF


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$72.00 USD

Neurology UE 107

Genetic Disorders


4.0

  • Describe different modes of genetic transmission
  • Discuss the incidence, etiology, and clinical manifestations of specific genetic disorders
  • Outline and describe the medical and surgical management of children with genetic disorders
  • Articulate the role of the therapy assistant in the management of children with genetic disorders
  • Identify appropriate therapy interventions used with children with genetic disorders
  • Recognize the importance of functional training throughout the life span of a child with a genetic disorder


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$72.00 USD

Neurology UE 106

Myelomeningocele


3.0

  • Examine the incidence, etiology, and clinical manifestations of myelomeningocele
  • Describe common complications seen in children with myelomeningocele
  • Differentiate the medical and surgical management of children with myelomeningocele
  • Articulate the role of the therapist assistant in the treatment of children with myelomeningocele
  • Explain appropriate interventions for children with myelomeningocele
  • Recognize the importance of functional training throughout the life span of a child with myelomeningocele


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Neurology UE 105

Cerebral Palsy


3.0

  • Describe and outline the incidence, etiology, and classification of cerebral palsy (CP)
  • Describe the clinical manifestations and associated deficits seen in children with CP throughout the life span
  • Explain the physical therapy management of children with CP throughout the life span
  • Discuss the medical and surgical management of children with CP
  • Articulate the role of the physical therapist assistant in the treatment of children with CP
  • Recognize the importance of functional training throughout the life span of a child with CP


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Neurology UE 104

Positioning and Handling to Foster Motor Function


4.0

  • Examine and describe the importance of using positioning and handling as interventions when treating children with neurologic deficits
  • Describe the use of positioning and handling as interventions to improve function in children with neurologic deficits
  • List handling tips that can be used when treating children with neurologic deficits
  • Explain transitional movements used in treating children with neurologic deficits
  • Identify the goals for use of adaptive equipment with children who have neurologic deficits


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$72.00 USD

Neurology UE 103

Motor Development


3.0

  • Define the life span concept of development
  • Compare and contrast the relationship of cognition and motivation to motor development
  • Identify important motor accomplishments of the first 3 years of life
  • Describe the acquisition and refinement of fundamental movement patterns during childhood
  • Explain age-related changes in functional movement patterns across the life span
  • Differentiate how age-related systems changes affect posture, balance, and gait in older adults


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Neurology UE 102

Motor Control and Learning


2.0

  • Define motor control and motor learning
  • Outline and examine the relationship among motor control, motor learning, and motor development
  • Distinguish between the hierarchic and systems models of motor control
  • Explain the development of postural control and balance
  • Describe the role of experience and feedback in motor control and motor learning
  • Relate motor control and motor learning theories to therapeutic intervention


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$36.00 USD

Neurology UE 101

Neuroanatomy


2.0

  • Differentiate between the central and peripheral nervous systems
  • Identify significant structures within the nervous system
  • List and describe 5 primary functions of structures within the nervous system
  • Describe the vascular supply to the brain
  • Discuss components of the cervical, brachial, and lumbosacral plexuses


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$36.00 USD

Neuroanatomy Review Related to Upper Extremity Function

Neuroanatomy of the UE


3.0

  • Locate major divisions and structures of the CNS
  • Name functions of CNS structures, and their integration with other structures
  • Identify effects of CNS dysfunction on upper extremity function, behavior and occupational performance

Sue Ordinetz, MEd, MS, OT

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$54.00 USD