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Cognitive Hierarchy: How Cognition Can Influence Movement in the Adult with Stroke or Brain Injury

Kris Gellert, OTR/L, C/NDT & Karen Pulaski, MS, OTR/L
1 Continuing Education Credit(s) Available
One of the hallmark qualities of the NDT trained clinician is the desire and ability to systematically assess each patient to determine both intact and impaired body systems to create a very specific and unique treatment plan. When helping those who have suffered neurological insult or injury, the ability to pinpoint impairments specific to the individual is crucial. So often those with neurological impairments are not dealing with one isolated issue, but rather a compilation of systems not always working in concert.

Educational Level: Intermediate

By the end of this distance learning activity, participants will be able to:

1. Indicate the importance of arousal as a precursor to motor learning in the lower level individual with stroke or brain injury.

2. Identify the 5 levels of attention in order from most basic to advanced.

3. Indicate how mood/affect may impact cognition and/or functional performance in individuals following stroke.

Member Price: $20.00
Non Member Price: $40.00

Learner Cancellation Policy: In the event that a learner decides they do not want to complete an article or video in the NDTA Distance Learning that they purchased, the learner would be fully refunded. This would be pending investigation that the learner has not already completed the article and/or video post-test.

Provider Cancellation Policy: The NDTA deserves the right to remove articles and videos from the NDTA Distance Learning at any time. Upon removing an article and/or video from the Distance Learning, it would be inaccessible to the public and to NDTA members. If an article and/or video being removed resulted in an individual requiring a refund, then that individual would be fully refunded.

Contemporary NDT Treatment of the Baby and Young Child (18S04SDFL)
Dates: March 22nd-24th, 2018
Location: St. Mary's Medical Center
West Palm Beach, FL
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NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke and Brain Injury
Dates: March 23, 2018-June 25, 2018
Location: Sport Medicine Centre, 2nd floor Sport for Life Building
Winnipeg, MB
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NDTA Advanced Baby Course
Dates: March 26, 2018-April 26, 2018
Location: City Kids Inc.
Chicago, IL
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