Functional Neurological Disorder: From Symptoms to Solutions


    DESCRIPTION: Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) has evolved over decades and continued research highlights the improved perception and changes in attitude toward treatment of this disorder. It is certain that specifically tailored rehabilitation programs can lead to improvements and potential reversibility of FND.

    This course focuses on an interprofessional approach to rehabilitation services for patients with Functional Neurologic Disorder (FND), including Functional Movement Disorder (FMD). The evidence-based content provided through this course will help clinicians develop the skills utilized within the rehabilitation setting to provide collaborative, comprehensive and skilled evaluation, and care planning for patients with FND. This course will provide an overview of positive clinical signs leading to a diagnosis of FND, dispel common misconceptions about FND and emphasize communication skills and interprofessional teamwork while working with patients in the rehabilitation setting. Finally, this course will provide tools to assist in the management of expectations for patients with FND.

    DATES & LOCATION: This a FLEX COURSE that will be offered both virtually and on-demand. Please make your selection at registration. The live virtual course will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2024 from 8:30am-4:15pm Central Time. The on-demand course will take place from October 1 - December 31, 2024. 

    BREAKOUT SESSION: All breakout sessions will be recorded and made available to view but credit will only be awarded for one. 


    AUDIENCE: Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Social Work and Speech Language Pathologists. Please see the appropriate brochure for accreditation details.


    Nurses Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapy Assistants Physical Therapist Assistants Physical Therapists Physician Assistants Physicians Social Workers Speech Language Pathologists