SEM19: Preparation for Improving Functional Gait in Adult Hemiplegia
Presented By: Isabelle M. Bohman, M.S., P.T.

8 Contact Hours - 0.80 CEUs - 8.00 PDUs
$55.00 per person
Course Description
This seminar presents treatment and management principles for improving functional gait in adults. Topics include: Developmental Concepts, Areas of Function, Basic Components of Movement, Principles of Treatment, Handling Skills Leading to Better Function, Components of Gait, The Gait Sequence, Facilitation of the Trunk, Increasing Weight Bearing on the Involved Arm and Leg, Facilitation of Standing, Stepping and Walking. Handouts included in PDF file format.
Learning Outcomes
1. Identify the developmental concepts related to functional gait.
2. Identify the basic components of movement.
3. Identify management & treatment principles.
4. Identify the characteristics of physical handling.
5. Identify the components of gait.
6. Identify the basic characteristics of the "Pusher" Syndrome.
7. Identify the sequence of gait
8. Describe the basic facilitation techniques for improving gait.
Seminar Level
Level II Introductory/Level I required (Sem2A or equivalent).
Accepted by NBCOT for PDUs. ,Approved by the New York PT Board, California PT Board and the Illinois PT Board. For other State PT Board approvals click on CEU Course Approvals on the CEU Course Listing Page.
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Target Audience
Physical, occupational, speech therapists, certified athletic trainers, and other rehabilitation specialists. For special needs requests please contact us at
Order Options
This course is only available online.
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