Apathy and depression are two common complications of stroke which can negatively impact a person’s recovery. This course will review possible contributions of psychosocial and neuroanatomical factors to the development of post-stroke apathy and depression, and use case examples to illustrate how physical therapists can overcome these complications to improve patient outcomes.
Course created on August 31, 2020
Course Type: Video, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-789168; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- Participants will be able to identify at least two aspects of the pathophysiology, clinical course, and prevalence of post-stroke apathy and depression.
- Participants will be able to describe at least three clinical features which distinguish post-stroke apathy from post-stroke depression.
- Participants will be able to list at least two outcome measures that can be used in clinical practice to assess the severity of patients’ post-stroke apathy and depression.
- Participants will be able to describe at least two clinical strategies to help patients overcome post-stroke apathy and depression to improve clinical outcomes.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Overview and definition of post-stroke apathy and depression|
|30-45 Minutes||Distinguishing clinical features of post-stroke apathy versus post-stroke depression|
|45-60 Minutes||Review of pathophysiology and anatomy|
|60-75 Minutes||Discussion of relevant clinical outcome measures|
|75-90 Minutes||Review of OPTIMAL theory of motor learning and clinical application|
|90-110 Minutes||Case study review: application of OPTIMAL theory of motor learning to patient cases|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS
Shannon Compton is a physical therapist with extensive experience in rehabilitation across the continuum of care for individuals with stroke and traumatic brain injury. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She is an ABPTS Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist. She currently practices in outpatient at the Healthy Aging and Neurology clinic of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates in Salem, OR.
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