Functional Electrical Stimulation and High Repetition Task Training in Spinal Cord Injury
This on-demand course provides current evidence for the use of electrical stimulation in the upper extremity of individuals with cervical level spinal cord injury. The course reviews task specific training and functional electrical stimulation (FES) basics as well as FES motor and sensory stimulation usage. Three video presentations provide an overview of functional electrical stimulation usage and practice parameters in the individual with a spinal cord injury.
INSTRUCTOR: Anne Marie Sweeney, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, Spinal Cord Injury Program, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION: This interactive online course consists of three video presentations with integrated questions to check your understanding, an assessment, and a feedback survey. Learning activities are structured to reinforce the course objectives and it will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.
This course is intended for physical therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapy assistants, and athletic trainers.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the use of high repetition task specific training with cervical level spinal cord injury (SCI)
- Establish the basics of functional electrical stimulation and SCI
- Review current evidence based functional electrical motor stimulation treatment for Upper Exremity SCI
- Describe the use of somatosensory stimulation within cervical SCI treatment
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1.0 Contact Hours (1.0 Self-Study). Approval #216-000069
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved for 1.0 Contact Hours (1.0 Hours Self-Study)
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.1 CEUs or 1 contact hours. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab BOC Approved Provider Number: P794 is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program. The following continuing education course is considered to be Advanced Level.
Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter, email, or fax or contact us by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.
Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.
- PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or higher
- MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari