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Evaluating Motor Recovery after Stroke: Application of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment for the Upper Extremity

Course: #3338 1 Hour

In the adult rehabilitation setting, occupational therapists are often responsible for addressing upper extremity dysfunction in the post-stroke population. Quantifying motor impairment through the use of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment can assist therapists in monitoring patient progress and motor recovery.

This course is part of the OT Neuro Series.

Course created on May 18, 2017

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Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to identify when to utilize valid, reliable outcome measures with the post-stroke population.
  • After this course, participants will be able to administer the upper extremity portion of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment in various adult rehabilitation settings.
  • After this course, participants will be able to interpret and document the Fugl-Meyer scoring system for the post-stroke upper extremity.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Review of stroke patient population
10-15 Minutes Main features of the Fugl-Meyer; Scoring
15-20 Minutes Upper Extremity Fugl-Meyer: Reflexes
20-35 Minutes Upper Extremity Fugl-Meyer: Sections 1 through 5
35-40 Minutes Upper Extremity Fugl-Meyer: Section 6
40-50 Minutes Upper Extremity Fugl-Meyer: Section 7 and 8
50-55 Minutes Upper Extremity Fugl-Meyer: Section 9
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Lisa Juckett was paid an honorarium to present this course.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Evaluation Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama or Florida, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Allied Health Media, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Allied Health Media complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Allied Health Media is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. Allied Health Media, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.