Wednesday, August 14, 2013
FOOD AND DRINKS PROVIDED
This course will provide an overview of the use of non-invasive brain stimulation with transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to investigate brain structure and function in clinical populations relevant to neurorehabilitation. Examples of TMS measures will be provided to illustrate their physiological and clinical significance and provide a rationale for how they are used in contemporary research. Current research findings will also be presented to illustrate utility of TMS in understanding response to rehabilitation intervention following stroke.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the differences between single-pulse, paired-pulse and repetitive TMS.
- Differentiate the various forms of TMS for understanding brain structure and function
- Understand and articulate the risks and contraindications for use of TMS
- Understand the strengths and limitations of using TMS to study recovery of function
- Understand the clinical implications of findings from TMS studies
- Identify questions that can be addressed in relevant clinical populations using TMS
Carolynn Patten, Ph.D., PT
Research Career Scientist, VA Brain Rehabilitation Research Center
Associate Professor, Depts. of Physical Therapy, Applied Physiology & Kinesiology, and Neurology, University of Florida
PT, PTA, OT, OTA, Nursing, M.D.
When & Where
Brooks Institute of Higher Learning
Brooks Post-professional Education Programs
Brooks Rehabilitation is a leader in post-professional clinical education for healthcare practitioners focused in the area of rehabilitation. This is demonstrated by its active involvement in providing residency and fellowship level training as well as through providing world class continuing education courses for all clinicians in the field of rehabilitation practice. Currently Brooks has four post-professional education programs including a multidisciplinary Geriatric Residency (includes residents from OT, Nursing, SLP, and PT), a PT Neurologic Residency, a PT Orthopaedic Residency, and an Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship. Brooks Rehabilitation offers over 25 post-professional continuing courses each year that includes a wide variety of course offerings for multiple disciplines and a variety of specialty practice areas. The speakers include both nationally renowned experts from around the country as well as nationally recognized clinical experts that currently practice within Brooks.