Upcoming Medical Conferences in GreenwoodSearch Criteria : United States of America Greenwood
Jan 24 - 25, 2020 | Contact Hours 16.80 | USD $435 | Greenwood, South Carolina
Post Concussion Syndrome is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Jan 24 - 25, 2020 at Self Regional Healthcare Center, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is relevant for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapists Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Athletic Trainers and Speech Language Pathologists working with individuals of all ages including school aged children, young adults, and older adults who may have sustained a concussion as a result of fall, MVA, sports injury, or other accident. CEU Details: • This course meets the criteria for 14 contact hours (1.4 CEUs). This continuing Competence Activity has been approved by the NC Physical Therapy Association. The SC Board of Physical Therapy recognizes other state board approvals. • Approved provider by the NY Board of Physical Therapy for 16.8 contact hours. • Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 14 contact hours - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. • This course is offered for up to 1.4 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). • NBCOT professional development provider-14 PDUs • 12 hours of this course qualify toward the 20 hours requirement for NDTA re-certification • Education Resources, Inc. is approved by the Board of Certification to offer 14 continuing education units for Certified Athletic Trainers Description: This course offers informed, evidence-based, and effective treatment strategies to improve visual skills, balance and sensory integration for optimal return to daily tasks post-concussion. This course will help clinicians apply the latest research on diagnosis and management of concussion and post concussion syndrome. This course will focus on the latest relevant assessment and treatment strategies for adults and children with prolonged visual, vestibular and sensory complaints as a result of concussion. Effective treatment strategies to improve visual skills, balance and sensory integration for optimal return to all daily tasks will be highlighted. Participants will engage in clinical problem solving via group case analysis and discussion. Age/Patient Population: This course is relevant for therapists working with individuals of all ages including school aged children, young adults, and older adults who may have sustained a concussion as a result of fall, MVA, sports injury, or accident. Objectives: Upon Completion of the Course, participants will be able to: • Apply current research to diagnosis and treatment of concussion and post concussion syndrome. • Determine when referral is indicated to address co-morbidities. • Assess visual function, balance and ability to participate in daily tasks (including cognitive). • Implement treatments to remediate oculomotor dysfunction, sensory integrative dysfunction and visual motor skills impairment. • Implement training techniques and compensatory strategies including cognitive strategies to help the patient transition back to work, school and daily tasks.