This course describes if virtual reality can be incorporated into neurorehabilitation with individuals who have sustained a brain injury. Specifically, it will describe virtual reality platforms and their use in neurorehabilitation, current literature in this area, and future considerations for practice.
Course created on January 13, 2022
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, 03586; 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 #20-893061; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation; RESNA/0.1 Intermediate
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the components of virtual reality and its use in rehabilitation.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize how virtual reality can be implemented in neurorehabilitation and identify areas in which virtual reality can improve one's function post-injury.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the practical and clinical implications of using virtual reality in neurorehabilitation.
|5-10 Minutes||Defining virtual reality|
|10-25 Minutes||Virtual reality in healthcare, virtual reality platforms|
|25-35 Minutes||Benefits of using virtual reality|
|35-45 Minutes||Downsides of using virtual reality|
|45-55 Minutes||Next steps/Future research|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
Registered Occupational Therapist, PhD Candidate, University of British Columbia
Jasleen Grewal is a PhD student in Rehabilitation Science at the University of British Columbia. She is a registered occupational therapist with experience working in home care, school-based rehabilitation, acute care, and community mental health. Jasleen’s research is informed by her clinical experience. Her research focuses on the use of virtual reality in neurorehabilitation. Specifically, she is interested in understanding the efficacy of virtual reality, as well as the experiences of clinicians and patients when using virtual reality. Additionally, Jasleen has a special interest in mental health rehabilitation and its relation to brain injury and substance use.
PhD, BSc (Occupational Therapy)
Dr. Julia Schmidt is interested in understanding and improving everyday life for people after brain injury. Her research is focused on self-awareness, identity, role changes, interventions to improve activities of daily living, and mechanisms of brain injury and recovery.
Julia is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (OSOT) at the University of British Columbia. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy at the University of Alberta and her PhD from the University of Queensland, Australia, focused on the efficacy of cognitive interventions for people with traumatic brain injuries. She then completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Brain Behaviour Lab at the University of British Columbia, investigating the neurophysiological impact of mild traumatic brain injury in children and youth. Her research is informed by patient and clinician partnerships, patient engagement, and evidence translation.
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.
Course participation information
To ensure you are ready to participate, please complete our short Test Drive to prepare your computer to view the course.
Login and logout times will be recorded and documented.
Passing an online exam and completing a course evaluation will be required to earn continuing education credit.
Live Webinars allow presenter and participant interaction. The exam and course evaluation for these courses must be completed within 7 days of the event.
On-demand courses include texts, video and audio recordings of live webinars, and multimedia formats. The exam and course evaluation for on-demand courses must be completed within 30 days of course registration.
To participate in the course, complete the exam and course evaluation, and earn continuing education credit, you must be a OccupationalTherapy.com member. Participants must complete the entire course; partial credit is not allowed.
OccupationalTherapy.com is committed to ensuring accessibility to the widest possible audience. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone. If you have questions, requests, or would like to report an accessibility-related issue, please email email@example.com. We will review your request and respond in a timely manner.
Visit our Contact us page or give us a call if you have questions.
American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 03586. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery 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, 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) 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.
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 0.1 CEUs for this program.
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.
Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
The continued family of websites, including OccupationalTherapy.com, is an approved CE provider by the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Area). The assignment of RESNA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by RESNA.