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Taking the Mystery Out of Mastery in Stroke Rehabilitation Practice

Course: #2854 1 Hour

This presentation will provide participants practical ways to locate and translate current evidence into their everyday practice in acute and inpatient rehabilitation. Additionally, a practical and relevant way to approach the development of continued clinical competence in stroke rehabilitation will be presented to guide participants on a path toward mastery of practice. This course is open captioned.

This course is part of the "Stroke Treatment Across the Care Continuum" Virtual Conference (Day 2).

Course created on May 17, 2016

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Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to locate practical sources of evidence to guide their use of available clinical practice guidelines or to help them develop and maintain local clinical practice guidelines in stroke rehabilitation.
  • After this course, participants will be able to identify barriers and facilitators to translating stroke rehabilitation evidence into clinical practice.
  • After this course, participants will be able to reflect on their current indicators of clinical mastery and implement a competency-toward-competence professional development model to facilitate the development of mastery in practice.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Experience vs. Mastery: What Does it Mean to be a Master Clinician?
10-15 Minutes The Master Clinicians Perspective on Experience, Evidence and Clinical Reasoning in Stroke Rehab
15-25 Minutes Taking the Fork in the Road: Evidence and Clinical Practice in Acute/Inpatient Rehab
25-35 Minutes Stroke Rehabilitation Clinical Practice Guidelines: Practical Implementation of Evidence
35-55 Minutes Developing a Stroke Rehabilitation Professional Development Model for the Master Clinician
55-60 Minutes Q and A, Summary

Course Presenter

Presenter Disclosure: Robert Ferguson received an honorarium for presenting this course material.

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


Course Participation Information

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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 (Intermediate level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention 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 (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.