This course discusses current, reliable, and standardized assessments and evidence-based interventions for the upper extremity within the spinal cord injury population. It focuses on the shoulder, elbow, and hand. It also discusses current research trends, new ways to identify, intervene, and modify approaches when treating the upper extremities. It will end with case study examples.
This is Day 3 of the SCI Virtual Conference.
Course created on November 11, 2021
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 03121; CE Broker/1.0 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 #20-889924; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify different reliable and standardized ways to assess the neurologically impaired upper extremity.
- After this course, participants will be able to list and identify evidence-based interventions to design a comprehensive treatment plan for rehabilitating the neurologically impaired upper extremity.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify new ways to modify intervention approaches when treating the upper extremity.
|5-20 Minutes||UE Assessment|
|20-40 Minutes||Evidence-Based Interventions|
|40-45 Minutes||Other Considerations|
|45-55 Minutes||Case Study Examples|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
MS, OTR/L, CPAM
Alaena McCool, MS, OTR/L, CPAM is a practicing OT with over 6 years of experience and is currently an OT II at the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI) at Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI). She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2011 with a BA in Communication Sciences and from New York University in 2015 with her Master's degree in Occupational Therapy. She has spoken at both local and national conferences with an area of interest and clinical specialty in the neurological recovery of the upper extremity in both adults and pediatrics.
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