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  • Advanced Management of the Neurologic Shoulder - Alexandria, VA

    Course Date: February 25, 2017  –  February 26, 2017

    Saturday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Sunday: 8:00AM - 12:00PM

    LOCATION:
    Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
    2501 Parkers Lane
    Alexandria, VA 22306

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:
    The shoulder is a complex joint in well-bodied individuals. With the addition of a central nervous system injury/disorder, the shoulder becomes a very challenging area to examine, evaluate and treat effectively. The focus of this two day course is to provide therapists and therapist assistants the advanced clinical knowledge on the management of the neurologic shoulder.

    COURSE OBJECTIVES:
    At the end of this course the participants will be able to…

    PTs and OTs:

    • Demonstrate and describe the requirements for optimal shoulder girdle alignment, stability and mobility.
    • Identify the number of fully innervated muscles of the shoulder girdle for each cervical level and its impact on shoulder girdle alignment, stability and mobility.
    • Demonstrate the components of examination and evaluation of the shoulder girdle for mobility, alignment and stability.
    • Demonstrate and describe treatment interventions for preparing the neurologic shoulder for function.
    • Demonstrate assessment techniques for physical capability with function through activity analysis, and treatment progression.

    PTAs and COTAs:

    • Demonstrate and describe the requirements for optimal shoulder girdle alignment, stability and mobility.
    • Identify the number of fully innervated muscles of the shoulder girdle for each cervical level and its impact on shoulder girdle alignment, stability and mobility.
    • Observe the components of examination and evaluation of the shoulder girdle for mobility, alignment and stability.
    • Demonstrate and describe treatment interventions for preparing the neurologic shoulder for function.
    • Demonstrate the understanding of assessment techniques for physical capability with function through activity analysis, and treatment progression.

    INSTRUCTORS:
    Michael Braun, MSOT, OTR/L 
    Tim Shreve, PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT

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

    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 has been approved for 12 hours (1.2 CEUs) by the following boards:

    • Virginia Physical Therapy Association
    • American Occupational Therapy Association

    Registration fee:

    • Standard Ticket: $365.00
    • Student Ticket: $75.00

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    If you would like to pay by check, cash, or department*, please print this registration form, and send it to us with your payment. Checks should be made out 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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