SEM14: Preparation for Better Function Of the Upper Extremity in Adult Hemiplegia
Presented By: Isabelle M. Bohman, M.S., P.T.

10.5 Contact Hours - 1.05 CEUs - 10.50 PDUs
$55.00 per person
Course Description
This seminar presents issues involved with promoting upper extremity function in adult hemiplegia based on the NDT approach.
Topics include:
Basis of Upper Extremity Function; Trunk and Rib Cage Mobility; Shoulder Girdle Alignment and Mobility; Hand Inhibition; Facilitation of the Trunk with Arm in Various Positions; Facilitation of Lift-off to Stand and Standing with Upper Extremity in Weight Bearing; Problem-Solving & Task Analysis; Patient Demonstration.
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn to assess the prerequisites of upper extremity function, such as the base of support, trunk mobility and control and shoulder girdle mobility and control.
2. List ways to assess the prerequisites for upper extremity function.
3. Observe facilitation of weight bearing on the upper extremity in various positions to increase stability of the shoulder and strengthen the muscles of the upper extremity.
4. Appreciate the need to apply a sequence of activities to develop better function of the upper extremity.
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
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