In order for OT practitioners to fully integrate the concepts of motor learning and neuroplasticity, these concepts must be better understood. This course focuses on educating therapists on neuroplasticity, what drives functional improvement and how OT practitioners can utilize motor learning theory and occupation-based interventions to improve functional outcomes.
This course is part of the OT Neuro Series.
Course created on May 15, 2018
Course Type: Video
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC); IACET/0.1; NBCOT/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to describe conditions under which neuroplasticity occurs.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe basic motor learning theory and its link to neuroplasticity.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the impact of occupation on neuroplasticity.
|15-25 Minutes||Motor Learning|
|25-40 Minutes||Developing interventions|
|40-55 Minutes||Putting it into practice|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
Angela Reimer, OTD, MOT, OTR, CBIST
Angela Reimer, OTD, MOT, OTR, CBIST is a registered and licensed occupational therapist with over twelve years of clinical experience focusing on geriatric and neurologically impaired populations. Ms. Reimer is a member of the National Stroke Association, the American Society of Neurorehabilitation (ASNR) and the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM). Ms. Reimer has become known for incorporating occupation based strategies into the treatment of patient populations affected by stroke and other neurologic diagnosis. Ms. Reimer is co-director and speaker for the highly rated Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist workshops: the field's only stroke certification for physical and occupational therapists. Ms. Reimer unique combination of education, experience and passion translates into highly innovative and effective rehabilitation solutions. Ms. Reimer received her Doctoral degree in occupational therapy from Indiana University and works closely with the National Stroke Association providing evidence based stroke rehab education to therapists across the country.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.