CCU Alert! A Systematic Approach to Complex Neurologic Patient Management

Who: Physical Therapists What: A Systematic Approach to the Complex Neurologic Patient Management When: April 11-13, 2019 Where: Dallas, Texas at the UT Southwestern Physical Therapy School Why: ” Follow the completion of the series the participants will be able to: — understand the clinical reasoning skills necessary for examination and ongoing assessment. — improve … Continue reading CCU Alert! A Systematic Approach to Complex Neurologic Patient Management

CCU Alert! Introduction to Driver Rehabilitation

Who: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants. What: Introduction to Driver Rehabilitation When: March 5-6, 2019 Where: National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) Annual Conference at Daytona Beach, Florida Why: “This two-day course is designed for the new driving evaluator. The skills and knowledge needed to establish an adaptive driving program or become a new staff … Continue reading CCU Alert! Introduction to Driver Rehabilitation

Case Review: Central Dizzy Interventions and Reflection

Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy: Review of Indications, Mechanisms and Key Exercises as originally seen in the Journal of Clinical Neurology. I elected to go the habituation route to treat my patient, meaning I gradually exposed her to the tasks that induced her dizziness and graded those activities to her tolerance. In the beginning it was a … Continue reading Case Review: Central Dizzy Interventions and Reflection

CCU Alert! Wheelchair Seating and Positioning Online Modules

Who: Physical Therapists What: Wheelchair Seating and Positioning Online Modules When: Whenever you want! Where: at your house, on your couch, in your pajamas if you want! Or wherever. Why: “This course provides an introduction and overview of the wheelchair assessment process. It includes a description of wheelchair users, characteristics of appropriate and inappropriate wheelchairs, … Continue reading CCU Alert! Wheelchair Seating and Positioning Online Modules

Case Report: Dizzy Outcome Measures

This time we’ll be looking at therapy specific outcome measures that may be appropriate in this population. Management of balance impairment, guided by the Balance Evaluation Systems Test, in a patient following cerebellar infarct: a case report as originally seen in the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy Balance Evaluation Systems Test (BESTest) This test was … Continue reading Case Report: Dizzy Outcome Measures