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Evaluation and Treatment Strategies for Facial Palsy, Part 1

Course: #5292Level: Intermediate2 Hours 196 Reviews
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This is a 2-part series on facial palsy. Part 1 begins with a review of the anatomy and etiology of peripheral facial nerve disorders, followed by how to evaluate a patient with facial palsy. A detailed review of the measurement scales commonly used is presented in detail, including a case example. This course is directly related to the practice of occupational therapy and is therefore appropriate for the OT and OTA. Please note the course does not go into detail of rehab for facial paralysis related to stroke.

Please download the Sunnybrook Facial Grading System handout prior to viewing this course.

Course created on September 16, 2021

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 02867; CE Broker/2.0 Patient Related (AL), General (FL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In OT (SC), CE Broker #20-852893; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least three etiologies of peripheral facial paralysis.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify synkinesis.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to evaluate a patient with peripheral facial palsy using the Sunnybrook Facial Grading System.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Background, review of learning outcomes
15-45 Minutes Anatomy of the facial nerve and muscles of facial expression
45-75 Minutes Etiology of Facial Palsy
75-90 Minutes Synkinesis
90-105 Minutes Evaluation of FP
105-120 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Mara Robinson has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Mara Robinson has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.

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

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 02867. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, Patient Related (AL), General (FL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in OT (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


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International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.