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  • Advanced Clinical Practice of the Stroke Patient: Gait and Movement Analysis for Targeted Treatment and Maximal Recovery after Stroke

    Course Date: September 23, 2017  –  September 24, 2017

    Saturday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Sunday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM 

    LOCATION:
    Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital
    Assembly Rooms 1&2
    3599 University Blvd South
    Jacksonville, FL 32216 

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:  
    This course utilizes movement and gait analysis as a basis to target a clinician’s evaluation and treatment to maximize recovery after stroke.  Motion analysis laboratory data is used to assist clinicians in understanding the mechanics, kinematics and muscle action during normal and pathologic gait. Evidence from multi-center trials as well as case studies, and the Instructor’s clinical expertise are all blended to assist participants with problem-solving treatment priorities that maximize recovery of function and movement. A bracing algorithm is introduced to assist clinician’s with making decisions about AFO and KAFO use for their patients after stroke.  

    COURSE OBJECTIVES:
    After completion of this course the participant will be able to:

    1. Perform a detailed observational gait analysis for persons with neurologic deficits
    2. Classify individuals with stroke into one of 4 cluster-analysis groupings
    3. Prioritize gait deviations and problems for targeted treatment of movement dysfunction
    4. Utilize the Rancho ROADMAP to assist decision-making for orthotic intervention after stroke
    5. Identify evidence-based treatment interventions for individuals with hemiparesis from stroke

    INSTRUCTOR: 
    Walt Weiss, MPT, NCS, KEMG

    Master Clinician, Instructor, Researcher, and Mentor
    Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center

    Clinical Director
    University of Southern California/Rancho Los Amigos 

    Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency

    INTENDED AUDIENCE:  
    The information presented in this course is clinically relevant for Physical Therapist (PT), Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Occupational Therapist (OT), and Occupational Therapist Assistants (OTA) practitioners.

    Disclaimer: Registrations from individuals with clinical designations not listed in the intended audience for this course may be subject to removal from the course roster without a full refund. See Brooks IHL Course Policies and Procedures for details. If you are unsure or have questions related to the intended audience, please email info@BrooksIHL.org and we will be happy to help clarify! 

    CEUs:
    This course is approved for 16 contact hours (1.6 CEUs) by the following boards:

    • Florida Physical Therapy Association
    • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy 

    Based on the criterion provided by the AOTA this is a category 1 advanced course that falls into the group of general practice/health/medical.

    HOW TO ENROLL: 
    Simply select the number of tickets you wish to purchase and click the "Order Now" button to pay by credit card. After payment, you will receive an email confirmation of enrollment.

    If you would like to pay by check, cash, or Brooks department*, please print this registration form, and send it to us with your payment. Please make checks payable to Brooks Rehabilitation.

    The Brooks Institute of Higher Learning will provide reasonable accommodations for learners with special needs. Please contact the Brooks IHL @ info@BrooksIHL.org for more information and/or for a special needs accommodation request.

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