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Stroke Rehab - Occupational Therapist


Stroke Rehab 144
Cerebrovascular Accidents - Stroke Insights for the Rehab Professional

1.0

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  • Describe current stroke statistics and trends within the US
  • Discuss the difference between Ischemic stroke, Hemorrhagic stroke and TIA
  • List 5 preventable causes of strokes
  • Describe 3 key methods for the prevention of strokes
  • Describe 3 types of medical intervention based on classification of stroke


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Stroke Rehab 143
Psychosocial and Community Reintegration

5.0

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  • Become familiar with a variety of ethical issues in the care of stroke survivors
  • Examine the various aspects and factors related to informed consent
  • Outline and describe how stroke impacts family members and discuss the research on caregiver intervention
  • Examine the various aspects for driving after stroke including neurologic disorders that effect driving, crash risk and determining fitness for driving
  • Understand the role of sports and recreation after stroke and the importance of activity
  • Become familiar with sexuality after stroke including the physiology of sexual function
  • Understand vocational rehabilitation options after stroke and the role of employer accommodation


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 142

Stroke Care Systems and Outcomes


6.0

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  • Outline and describe 5 stroke-specific functional assessment tools and the role of each
  • Understand and examine a variety of predictive factors that are related to stroke recovery
  • Become familiar with and examine various stroke services and factors that influence stroke services
  • Understand the common services and solutions that are available for patients with stroke
  • Follow the progression of stroke rehab along the continuum of care and examine postacute rehab defining each state of treatment
  • Become familiar with stroke in pediatrics. Outline the categories and epidemiology of pediatric stroke. Exam risk factors, diagnostic imaging and list 3 treatment and management techniques
  • Become familiar with stroke in young adults. Outline the categories and epidemiology of pediatric stroke. Exam risk factors, diagnostic imaging and list 3 treatment and management techniques
  • Become familiar with stroke in older adults. Outline the categories and epidemiology of pediatric stroke. Exam risk factors, diagnostic imaging and list 3 treatment and management techniques


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 141
Other Rehabilitation Therapeutics

3.0

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  • Describe how orthotics can be used in the management of upper limb restoration after stroke
  • List 3 ways that orthotics can be used in the management of lower limb restoration after stroke
  • Summarize 10 indications for the use of AFO's
  • Describe the role of functional electrical stimulation after stroke
  • Describe and analyze the role of alternative, complementary and integrative medicine and therapy after stroke
  • Examine movement therapies, manipulative and body-based practices after stroke
  • Describe the role of seating, assistive technology and equipment management for individuals who have suffered a stroke
  • Outline and describe the use of electronic aids for daily living and examine 3 ways that augmentative communication can be used after stroke


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 140

Poststroke Complications and Their Treatment


7.0

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  • Become familiar with secondary ways to prevent stroke by examining a variety of risk factors and listing ways that each can be managed
  • Examine and analyze cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health to prevent deconditioning after stroke
  • Outline 3 strategies for designing exercise programs in stroke survivors
  • Summarize and describe at least 5 medical complications after stroke
  • Understand the physiology of spasticity after stroke and examine 3 ways to measure it
  • Describe 3 ways of managing spasticity after stroke and the characteristics of each intervention
  • Outline musculoskeletal complications after stroke and examine characteristics of pain, and common shoulder conditions after stroke


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 139
Sensorimotor Impairments and Their Treatment

7.0

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  • Outline and describe 5 patterns of locomotor recovery after stroke
  • Analyze and describe the effects of stroke severity on locomotor recovery
  • Describe task-oriented training and differentiate it from neuromuscular re-education
  • Summarize key components of at least 3 emerging and innovative approaches to upper limb rehabilitation
  • Describe the use, application and effectiveness of neuromuscular electrical stimulation for motor restoration in hemiplegia
  • Discuss what robots are and why they are used in stroke rehabilitation inlcuding 3 advantages and disadvantages
  • Become familiar with and describe 5 components of using virtual reality and video games for stroke rehabilitation
  • Analyze and describe walking recovery progression after stroke including biomechanics of poststroke gait, early and poststroke patterns of recovery
  • Describe 3 components involved in walking rehabilitation interventions following stroke


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 138

Neurologic Impairments and Their Treatment


6.0

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  • Outline and describe 3 characteristics of each cortical aphasia
  • Describe 5 different approaches to aphasia rehabilitation
  • Describe characteristics and treatment for apraxia of speech and dysarthria
  • Describe the 4 stages of swallowing and critical components of each stage
  • Cite 3 key components in the evaluation and assessment of dysphagia
  • Review and describe 5 syndromes that result from right hemisphere effected stroke
  • Describe 3 emotional communication disorders that result from right hemisphere stroke
  • Summarize and describe the scope and spectrum of poststroke cognitive dysfuntion
  • Analyze and describe 3 ways to manage poststroke cognitive dysfunction
  • Outline and differentiate the clinical characteristics of central poststroke pain


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 137
Neurophysiology of Stroke Recovery

4.0

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  • Describe various mechanisms and neurophysiology of recovery from stroke
  • Describe how imaging is used in regard to stroke recovery
  • Outline 3 changes to brain function in relation to recovery of behavior after stroke
  • List and describe 3 anatomical biomarkers used as predictors of recovery after stroke
  • Describe how genetics can influence stroke recovery
  • Outline 3 other factors that influence recovery after stroke
  • Become familiar with the physiological basis of rehabilitation in stroke
  • Describe rehabilitation training techniques that target the central nervous system, spinal cord and skeletal muscle
 


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 136
Home Evaluation and Modifications

2.0

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  • Apply methods of assessing the home environment for barriers
  • Understand architectural guidelines as established by the American National Standards Institute
  • Implement methods for modifying the home environment and increase safety and mobility independence for patients recovering from stroke


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 135

Managing Speech and Language Deficits After Stroke


2.0

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  • Understand the impact of the communication impairment following stroke
  • Be aware of the incidence and prevalence of communication disorders
  • Understand the various types of communication problems following stoke
  • Understand the presentation and management of various communication disorders


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 134
Edema Control

2.0

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  • Describe the proposed three theories of types of stroke hand edema and relate them to appropriate criteria for clinical treatment technique selection
  • Provide neurologic and anatomic rationales for treatment selection
  • Be familiar with current research outcomes of treatment techniques for stroke hand edema reduction, and be able to implement and expand data for clinical application problem solving
  • Integrate realistic edema reduction expectations into treatment planning from material read in the case studies


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 133

Approaches to Motor Control Dysfunction: An Evidence-Based Review


1.0

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  • Understand and describe principles of evidence-based practice and list 3 criteria of evaluating research
  • Understand and list 3 key points describing the rationale behind the various techniques described in this lesson
  • Evaluate the evidence testing the effectiveness


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 132
Caregiving After Stroke

2.0

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  • Explain the characteristics of caregivers of adults who have had a stroke
  • List common activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, and medical and nursing tasks that caregivers perform for care recipients
  • Identify the risk factors for experiencing caregiver burden for caregivers of persons who have had a stroke
  • Choose an assessment to administer to a caregiver of an adult with stroke
  • Construct an evidence-based treatment plan for a caregiver of an adult with stroke
  • Discuss the information, training, and support needs of the caregiver at different phases after stroke


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 131

Leisure Participation After Stroke


1.0

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  • Define leisure, types of leisure, and functions of leisure activities
  • Discuss the changes in an individual’ s ability to engage in leisure tasks after a stroke
  • Describe problems that may interfere with a patient’s participation in leisure tasks
  • Present possible solutions to these problems
  • Discuss research addressing leisure participation and occupational therapy interventions after stroke
  • Outline ways occupational therapists can adapt leisure tasks to allow partial or full participation by someone with a disability caused by a stroke


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 130
Driving and Community Mobility as an Instrumental Activity of Daily Living

3.0

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  • Understand the instrumental activity of daily living (IADL) of driving and community mobility as a highly valued but complex occupation
  • Identify the risk factors for the IADL of driving and community mobility and appropriately implement evaluation and intervention strategies
  • Addressing this IADL either through interventions to prepare for the resumption of driving, make an appropriate referral to a driver rehabilitation specialist, or assist with a comprehensive community mobility plan


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 129

Work After Stroke


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  • Embrace the importance of addressing work after stroke
  • Be aware of the barriers and facilitators related to return to work after stroke
  • Develop skills to find a good match between the individual and the workplace
  • Assess the client’s work abilities and limitations
  • Use government resources such as O*NET to assist in the rehabilitation of stroke survivors
  • Design intervention plans to address return to work after stroke


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 128
Gait Awareness

3.0

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  • Understand normal gait components
  • Identify common gait deviations after a stroke
  • Understand the basics of gait retraining, including common outcome measures used to demonstrate improvement
  • Describe the relationship of bone mineral density to ambulation function after stroke
  • Examine the pathologic and impairment evidence along with the therapeutic suggestions for individuals who demonstrate contraversive pushing
  • Identify and describe commonly used orthoses and assistive devices


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 118

Seating and Wheeled Mobility Prescription


3.0

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  • Understand the seating system and mobility system evaluation process
  • Appreciate the difference between seating for rest and seating for activity performance
  • Implement a treatment plan and identify the goals of the mobility device and seating and positioning system
  • Appreciate the pros and cons of different mobility bases and seating system components
  • Understand the influence of the seating system on carryover of treatment goals
  • Appreciate the importance of the team process throughout the evaluation and fitting/ delivery process
  • Understand the importance of fitting and training with the recommended seating system and mobility device


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 117
Dysphagia Management

2.0

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  • Describe the normal anatomy and physiology of the swallowing mechanism
  • Discuss the effects of stroke on the swallowing mechanism
  • Describe clinical and instrumental assessment of dysphagia following stroke
  • Describe various rehabilitative and compensatory techniques used to treat dysphagia after a stroke
  • Discuss the efficacy of dysphagia intervention following stroke


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 116
Parenting After Stroke

2.0

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  • Describe visual history
  • Describe transitional tasks
  • Have a basic understanding of one-handed baby care task performance
  • Identify examples of adapted baby care equipment
  • Apply parent child collaboration to a baby care task
  • Identify an emotional or cognitive problem that can affect baby care
  • Appreciate the importance of teamwork between OTs and mental health practitioners in services to parents who have had strokes


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 115

Enhancing Performance of ADL


2.0

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  • Understand how to implement the OT process in a manner that is client centered and is based on top-down reasoning and an occupation-based and/or occupation-focused approach to evaluation and intervention
  • Describe the ADL Taxonomy, a structured self-report of a person’s strengths and problems with personal and instrumental activities of daily living (ADLs)
  • Understand how to evaluate the quality of performance of instrumental ADL tasks for a person with stroke
  • Understand how to write occupation-focused documentation, including writing client-centered goals, for each step of the intervention processUnderstand the different models of practice that can be used to plan and implement occupation-based and/or occupation-focused interventions to enhance a person's performance of instrumental ADL tasks.


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 114
Impact of Neurobehavioral Deficits on Activities of Daily Living

4.0

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  • Establish a relationship between neurobehavioral concepts and task performance
  • Apply the theory on which the Árnadóttir OT-ADL Neurobehavioral Evaluation (A-ONE) is based as a structure for clinical observations of stroke patients
  • Provide conceptual and operational definitions for neurobehavioral impairments and disability
  • Apply clinical reasoning skills based on the A-ONE theory for hypothesis testing
  • Relate the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health and the OT Practice Framework to the concepts used in the A-ONE
  • Provide examples of how strokes can cause different patterns of impairments affecting task performance


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 113
Managing Visual and Visuospacial Impairments to Optimize Function

2.0

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  • Describe how visual information is processed by the central nervous system
  • Examine and explore how everyday living is affected if visual and spatial impairments are present
  • Be aware of procedures to perform a visual screening after a brain injury
  • Implement at least five intervention strategies focused on decreasing activity limitations and participation restrictions for those living with visual and spatial impairments


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 112

Rehabilitation Technologies to Promote Upper Limb Recovery After Stroke


3.0

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  • Discuss the rationale for using rehabilitation technologies and theories that have guided their development
  • Describe similarities and differences among different technology devices, specifically how they work and what they might add to the therapist's repertoire of treatment tools
  • Evaluate results of empirical studies on the use of rehabilitation technologies for the paretic upper limb after stroke
  • Identify considerations for choosing rehabilitation technologies for clinical use, including their potential benefits and limitations


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 111
Vestibular Rehab and Stroke

1.0

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  • Understand key components of the anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system
  • Understand stroke syndromes that are associated with vestibular signs and symptoms
  • Understand general concepts of vestibular rehabilitation


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Stroke Rehab 110

Activity-Based Intervention in Stroke Rehab


2.0

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  • Differentiate between activity-based interventions whose aim is to train specific task performance and those whose aim is to help people develop strategies and skills that can be generalized to a variety of tasks
  • Apply 3 principles from multidisciplinary research findings that support the efficacy of task-based interventions in stroke rehabilitation
  • Design effective practice opportunities for stroke survivors to recover motor, cognitive, and participation skills
  • Apply principles of activity analysis and synthesis when designing occupational therapy intervention for stroke survivors


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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