Too often, therapists feel stuck using a single approach or protocol when addressing the needs of their neurological patients. The protocol they use is evidence based, definitely one of the good ones, but patients aren’t progressing as well as hoped. Why aren’t their patients getting better?
Neurological patients improve best when their program of care is dynamic. That’s why in this course, you will learn about many different, research-based programs. In the past few years, researchers have developed quite a few new, highly effective programs and protocols that you can incorporate into your practice. With a sizable arsenal at your disposal, you can mix it up. When you encounter a new patient with neurological deficits, mentally walk through your course handout to select the most appropriate approach to begin working with that specific patient.
As time moves on, maybe what’s needed is greater intensity. Maybe you need to shift to a different research-based protocol or combine or sequence several protocols. This course provides you with the tools you need to adapt to the changing needs of your patients.
Unlike many of our other patients, those with neurological deficits require treatments that affect the whole body. That makes evaluation and intervention complex. Yet, despite the scope of the neurological issue, it’s imperative to target the specific problems in order to address them effectively.
In this course, Dr. Carole Lewis masterfully engages her audience while discussing and demonstrating examination tools and intervention protocols/ideas designed and most appropriate for older patients with diagnoses of Parkinson’s disease, stroke, and gait and balance disorders. Participants learn new ideas for addressing spasticity and rigidity, ways to evaluate and improve movement performance, techniques for strengthening, progressions to achieve effective gait patterns in daily activities. And much, much more. Cutting edge Information on the physiology of aging will also be presented as well as a special feature on burnout.
This course provides participants with the most up-to-date, clinically relevant information on neurological rehabilitation of the older adult seen in any setting. The 300 page handout includes 6,000 current medical references, detailed examination forms, outcome measures, intervention techniques, protocols and sample home exercises that can be used immediately with patients. You will leave this seminar feeling confident and excited to try out many of the new, research-based techniques/approaches you’ve learned.
Cancellations must be received in writing at least two weeks prior to the seminar date for tuition refund less a $75 administration fee. NO refunds will be made after this date.
Note: We cannot take online registrations beginning on the Monday of the week of the seminar. Instead, please call our office at (877) 794-7328 to register so we can ensure there will be a handout at the course for you.
Early Bird = $50 discount
Regular = $545
Late Fee = add $25
Early Bird (thru 4/14/21) = $495
Regular (4/15/21 – 5/5/21) = $545
Late Fee (5/6/21 – 5/11/21) = $570
Early Bird (thru 7/14/21) = $495
Regular (7/15/21 – 8/4/21) = $545
Late Fee (8/5/21 – 8/10/21) = $570
Early Bird (thru 8/18/21) = $495
Regular (8/19/21 – 9/8/21) = $545
Late Fee (9/9/21 – 9/14/21) = $570
Early Bird (thru 9/15/21) = $495
Regular (9/16/21 – 10/6/21) = $545
Late Fee (10/7/21 – 10/12/21) = $570
Carole B. Lewis, PT, DPT, GCS, GTCCS, MSG, MPA, PhD, FSOAE, FAPTA