Preparation for Improving Functional Gait in Adult Hemiplegia
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.
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.
Level II Introductory/Level I required (Sem2A or equivalent).
AOTA Domain of OT Category 1, Texas CE Type 2, NBCOT PDUs, approved by New York State Education Department Board of Physical Therapy, California PT Board, Illinois PT Board. For other State PT Board approvals click on CEU Course Approvals on the CEU Course Listing Page. Clinician's View is recognized by the Board of Certification (BOC) for Certified Athletic Trainers.
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