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Rehabilitation Strategies for Neuromuscular & Neurodegenerative Disorders
DVD Video
$219.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
6 hr 10 min
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording (6 hours, 10 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
MICHEL JANET (SHELLY) DENES, PT, C/NDT
Publisher:
PESI Publishing & Media
Copyright:
9/16/2014
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV062210
Objectives
  1. Identify key components for evaluation and indications for proper treatment and planning for patients with multiple sclerosis, transverse myelitis and Parkinson’s disease
  2. Identify key components for evaluation and program development for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers
  3. Describe the physiological changes in movement disorders to effectively implement successful rehab programming for individuals
  4. Compare the difference between upper motor neuron and lower motor neuron changes that may present in this population
  5. Create effective rehab techniques for improving motor control, posture, and balance in patients with movement disorders
  6. Utilize assessment and program development tools using the balance strategy concepts and other advanced balance techniques
  7. Implement effective treatments for tone management based on spasticity and muscle tone changes
Outline

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Rehab Challenges Due to Clinical Changes
    • Elevated Core Body Temp
    • Medications
    • Affective Disorders
    • Invisible Symptoms
  • Assessment Techniques
    • Trunk Control
    • Motor Control, Muscle Imbalance, and
    • Muscle Tone
    • Transfers and Functional Mobility
    • ROM
    • Fall Risk
    • Gait
    • Neurological Function
    • Rehab Interventions and Goal Setting
  • Balance Strategies
    • Ankle
    • Hip
    • Stepping
  • Endurance and Energy Management

Transverse Myelitis

  • Rehab Challenges Due to Clinical Changes
    • Numbness and Weakness
    • Spasticity
    • Tremors, Lack of Coordination and Unsteady Gait
    • Pain
    • Neuropathies in Transverse Myelitis
  • Assessment Techniques
    • Trunk Control
    • Motor Control, Muscle Imbalance, and Muscle Tone
    • Transfers and Functional Mobility
    • ROM
    • Fall Risk
    • Gait
    • Neurological Function
    • Musculoskeletal Assessment
    • Pain Assessment
  • Rehab Treatment Planning
  • Acute Phase
    • Functional Skills, Mobility and Gait
    • Secondary Complications of Immobility
    • Fitting for Orthotics
  • Chronic Phase
    • Functional Skills, Mobility and Gait
    • Seating and Wheelchair Positioning
    • Strength and Endurance with Aeorbic Conditioning
    • Tone and Pain Management

Parkinson’s Disease

  • Rehab Challenges Due to Clinical Changes
    • Tremors
    • Akinesia and Bradykinesia
    • Posture Changes
    • Increasing Rigidity
    • Decreased Coordination and Increasingly Unsteady Gait
  • Assessment Techniques
    • Trunk Control
    • Motor Control, Muscle Imbalance, and Muscle Tone Evaluation
    • Transfers and Functional Mobility
    • ROM
    • Fall Risk
    • Gait
    • Neurological Function
    • Musculoskeletal Assessment
    • Pain Assessment
  • Rehab Treatment
    • Safe Exercise Treatment Programs
      • Balance
      • Speed and Amplitude in Movement
      • Signs of Akinesia and Bradykinesia
  • Rehab Goals
      • Slow Deterioration
      • Improve Overall Mobility and Gait Skills
      • Fall Prevention
      • Establish an Effective Home Exercise Program
    • Whole Body Movements

Special Considerations with Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Visual Verbal and Tactile Cues
  • Mirroring
  • Task Breakdown
  • Safety
  • Home Program and Education for a Therapeutic Environment
  • Adaptive Equipment and Assistive Devices
  • Teaching Body Mechanics to Caregivers

Family and Caregiver Care

  • Case Management and Social Work Consults
  • Home Health Considerations
  • Community Support
  • Assessing for Caregiver Stress and When to Refer
  • Caregiver Safety

Reimbursement Challenges

  • Effective Documentation
  • Appropriate Patient Outcomes
  • Medicare Specifics
Author

MICHEL JANET (SHELLY) DENES, PT, C/NDT

Shelly Denes, PT, C/NDT, is an expert in fall prevention with more than 25 years of experience treating patients with hemiplegia, neuromuscular disorders, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injuries. She has a special interest in advanced technology for helping patients move safely, and she has been involved extensively with neuroprosthetic devices, lower extremity orthotics, and exoskeleton robotics.

Ms. Denes travels nationally to present seminars on fall prevention and geriatric rehabilitation, and she is known for her dynamic, hands-on teaching style. She has also shared her insights with practicing professionals at annual physical therapy association meetings and through adjunct university work Additionally, her expertise has been presented through expert witness work, both nationally and locally. Ms. Denes is a graduate of University of Michigan’s physical therapy program, and she earned her certification in Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT) from the Rehab Institute of Chicago.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Michel Janet (Shelly) Denes has an employment relationship with the Center for Spinal Cord Injury Recovery. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Michel Janet (Shelly) Denes has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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CA PT
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Audience
Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists/Physical Therapist Assistants, Physician Assistants, and other Healthcare Professionals