Medical Complications of Patients with Stroke and Its Impact on Rehabilitation

$ 40.00

Description:  This webinar will review the common medical comorbidities and complications seen during and after stroke rehabilitation, discussing frequencies, recognition, and management approaches. The review also will summarize the existing literature on the impact of these conditions on rehabilitation and long-term outcomes.

Instructor: Elliot J. Roth, MD, Medical Director, Patient Recovery Unit, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago; Paul B. Magnuson Professor and Chairman, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Chairman, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Audience:  Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Nurses

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Name the common medical comorbidities and complications seen during rehabilitation and long term follow up of people with strokes
  • Describe some of the common prevention and treatment interventions of these complications
  • Summarize what is known about the impact of these complications on rehabilitation long term outcomes

Continuing Education Credits

Occupational Therapy
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. Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process

Physical Therapy
This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hours. Approval #216-000069

Speech-Language Pathology

This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-362- 9/01/2017).

This CNE activity is being offered for 1 contact hours

Financial - Instructor receives a salary from RIC and Northwestern University
Non-Financial - Instructor have no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose

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

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.


Online Learning Nurses Occupational Therapists Physical Therapists Speech Language Pathologists


Medical Complications Stroke