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Considering Cognition: How to Assess and Treat Deficits of Cognitive Awareness

Katy Kerris, OT, C/NDT
1 Continuing Education Credit(s) Available
One of our brain’s greatest features is its ability to plan, analyze, recognize errors and adapt to new situations—in other words, to be self-aware. Our brain’s ability to function in this way allows us to understand who we are and what we can do in life. With an acquired brain injury like stroke or traumatic brain injury, this function of the brain is usually impacted, leading to deficits in the activity and participation areas of function. A therapist recognizing this and being able to accurately assess and treat impairments in self awareness is key to a patient’s successful recovery from brain injury.

Educational Level: Intermediate

Learning Outcomes:
Participants will:
*Identify common cognitive impairments, especially those in awareness, self regulation and self monitoring
*Learn guidelines for selecting and using assessments for awareness, self regulation and self monitoring
*Gain tools for incorporating strategies to treat deficits in awareness within a neuromotor treatment session
Member Price: $20.00
Non Member Price: $40.00

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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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