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Movement Disorders: Applying the Evidence
Saturday, March 2nd - Sunday, March 3rd, 2013
8:00AM - 5:00PM
8:00AM - 12:00PM
|Jacqueline Osborne, PT, DPT, GCS
Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital
3599 University Blvd. South
Room: Brooks 1 & 2
Jacksonville, FL 32216
This is a 12-hour course designed to provide evidence-based examination and intervention strategies to rehabilitation professionals for patient populations with dynamic and constantly fluctuating abilities: those with progressive neurological diseases. Initially, a foundation is built around the pathoanatomy and pathophysiology of selected movement disorders. The remainder of the course will be presented in a case-based format with group discussions and psychomotor labs. By the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to use knowledge gained about the irregular and often unpredictable course of a progressive neurological disease to optimize function and mobility.
At the end of this course attendees will be able to…
- Discuss the pathoanatomy and pathophysiology of selected progressive neurological diseases.
- Identify clinical signs and symptoms of selected progressive neurological diseases for the purpose differential diagnosis.
- List the components of a comprehensive examination of individuals with selected progressive neurological diseases.
- Utilize clinical outcome scales to chart improvement in physical impairments and functional limitations for individuals with selected progressive neurological diseases.
- Apply intervention techniques including motor learning concepts to individuals with selected progressive neurological diseases
INTENDED FOR: PTs and OTs Only
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.