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Intro to NDT (Part I): Achieving Functional Outcomes for Adults with Hemiplegia Using NDT
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Introduction to NDT (Part I): Achieving Functional Outcomes for Adults with Hemiplegia Using the Principles of NDT

4/20/2018 to 4/21/2018
When: April 20-21, 2018
Day 1: 8am - 5:30pm ; Day 2: 8am -5pm
Where: MacNeal Hospital
3249 S. Oak Park Ave.
Berwyn, Illinois  60402
United States
Contact: Cathy Runyan

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Introduction to NDT (Part I): Achieving Functional Outcomes for Adults with Hemiplegia Using the Principles of NDT

Course Description: This two day, "hands-on” course is designed for those who would benefit from a more in-depth understanding of the principles of NDT. Through the use of client videos you will be able to identify how each system influences motor control and understand the impairments in each system that impede your clients’ abilities to recover function. Your clinical reasoning will be improved through an understanding of neuroplasticity, resulting in your ability to select methodologies that match the etiology of CVA. Through self-experience labs you will learn how components of movement of the trunk influence each other, and understand how they influence the involved UE for active support and reach, the involved LE for the stance and swing phases of gait, as well as subluxation of the humerus. You will learn to provide effective interventions for your acute clients who are unable to control a symmetrical posture in sitting due to impairments causing poor head and trunk control. You will also learn what to expect and what to do when your clients attempt the transition from sit to stand. You will be provided with treatment ideas for achieving functional outcomes for your clients, including increased safety and independence. Using "hands-on”, you will learn how to access components of movement of the trunk and LE’s required for a symmetrical sit to stand, stand to sit, and for transfers. Facilitation of bed mobility will be demonstrated. You will gain an increased appreciation of the effect NDT can have on your clients’ recovery of function by watching a live client demonstration. You will also be provided with examples of documentation for achievable, reimbursable, discipline specific functional outcomes using NDT.


Speaker: Cathy Runyan, OTR/L

 

Course Objectives:

Course participants upon completion will be able to:

  • Use the principles of NDT to provide your clients with opportunities for use of effective movement strategies to achieve functional outcomes
  • Identify how impairments in each system impede your clients’ abilities to recover function
  • Demonstrate an understanding of neuroplasticity and be able to select methodologies that match the etiology of CVA
  • Identify the components of movement of the trunk and understand how these components influence the involved UE and LE
  • Use effective interventions for your acute clients whose impairments cause poor head and trunk control in sitting
  • Use treatment ideas to achieve functional outcomes, including increased safety and independence
  • Use manual cues to access components of movement of the trunk and LE required for symmetrical sit to stand, stand to sit, and for transfers
  • Use examples to document achievable, reimbursable, discipline specific functional outcomes for use in all systems including a managed care environment, PPS and Medicare

Prerequisite

None

Intended Audience

OTR's, COTA's, PT's, PTA's working with adults with hemiplegia.

Contact Hours

15

Course Hours

Registration 7:30 a.m.
Day one 8:00-5:30
Day two 8:00-5:00

 



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Cathy Runyan

info@recoveringfunction.com

www.recoveringfunction.com

408.268.3691

Fax 408.927.6183

 

2018 Course Dates for the Part I Courses are:

March 2 – 3, 2018 Houston, TX

March 8 – 9, 2018 Baltimore, MD

March 15 – 16, 2018 Rockville Centre, NY

April 5 – 6, 2018 St. Louis, MO

April 14 – 15. 2018 West Palm Beach, FL

April 20 – 21, 2018 Chicago, IL

May 4 – 5, 2018 Los Angeles, CA

May 17-18, 2018 Philadelphia, PA

July 27 – 28, 2018 San Jose, CA

September 15 – 16, 2018 Pittsburgh, PA

September 20 – 21, 2018 Atlanta, GA

October 5 – 6, 2018 Detroit, MI

October 11 – 12, 2018 Richmond, VA


Program Content Area: Neurology

Course Type: Traditional

Instructional Level: Basic

Intended Audience: PT, PTA, Other (OT and COTAs)

CE Contact Hours: 15

Course Approval: IPTA Approval # 101-7050


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