Since 2014, the United States has seen an increase of what is now classified as Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), which caused an alarming increase in flaccid paralysis that has not been seen since the days of epidemic polio. This course will provide an overview of Activity Based Restorative Therapy that is used to treat AFM as well as highlight case studies of patients with AFM.
Course created on May 21, 2019
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-723874; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to define AFM and review current research.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe Activity-Based Rehabilitation (ABRT).
- After this course, participants will be able to identify therapeutic techniques central to the practice of ABRT for AFM.
|5-10 Minutes||AFM and its history|
|10-25 Minutes||Treatment of AFM: ABRT|
|25-35 Minutes||Results from ABRT treatments|
|35-55 Minutes||Case studies|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Kaitlin Hagen, MOT, OTR/L
Kaitlin Hagen, MOT, OTR/L is an occupational therapist and the manager of therapy services at the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD. She received her Bachelors of Science and Bachelors of Health Sciences in 2009 and her Masters of Occupational Therapy in 2010 from Saint Francis University in Loretto, PA. She completed the Pediatric Certificate program through Drexel University’s Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences Department in 2015. She has presented internationally on activity based rehabilitation principles and their application in pediatrics. She has participated in the acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) rehabilitation group nationally and has treated both inpatients and outpatients with AFM. Her clinical interests are pediatric and adult spinal cord injury, rare neurological diseases, functional electrical stimulation, and aquatic therapy.
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