This course will describe the different mechanisms of action for electrical stimulation to restore function in patients with neurological dysfunction. Using case studies and best evidence, participants will learn how to design and execute interventions with electrical stimulation useful in neurorehabiliation.
This course is part of our Hand Therapy Review Series. This content would fall under the "Upper Extremity Fundamentals" topic area for the CHT examination.
Course created on July 31, 2018
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-669888; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least three mechanisms for therapeutic benefit of interventions with electrical stimulation.
- After this course, participants will be able to select patients and therapeutic targets appropriate for interventions with electrical stimulation.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the current best evidence for interventions with electrical stimulation in neurorehabiliation.
|5-15 Minutes||Evidence for electrical stimulation|
|15-35 Minutes||Indications and precautions and mechanisms for action|
|35-45 Minutes||Selecting parameters and current modification|
|45-55 Minutes||Considerations for special populations|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP
Rebecca Martin is the Manager of Clinical Education and Training at the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI) at Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is also an Assistant Professor at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She joined Kennedy Krieger in 2005 as a Senior Occupational. Since 2010, Dr. Martin has been the Manager of Clinical Education and Training at ICSCI and is responsible for program development, staff training, and oversight of the clinical research program. Rebecca speaks nationally on topics related to Activity-Based Rehabilitation; she has taught many continuing education courses for rehabilitation professionals in the areas of neurological pathology, rehabilitation, and research. Her research interests are in novel applications of electrical stimulation for the restoration of function lost to spinal cord injury.
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