Course Overview

This continuing education class will introduce you to evidence-based practice surrounding electrical stimulation for the stroke population.

The online class is intended for medical professionals (e.g. OT/OTA, PT/PTA, Physicians, etc.) directly related to the rehabilitation of a patient or client. To participate in this CEU and receive credit, the participant must be a licensed, treating clinician. Completion of this course will reward the participant with .1 CEU or 1 contact hour, following completion of the presentation and a ≥ 80% score on the quiz. You will have 90 days to complete this course.

Salia Rehab is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 6542. This Distance Learning - Independent activity is offered at .1 CEUs, intermediate level, Occupational Therapy Service Delivery. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification or other professional recognition.

Some of the Questions Answered in this Course Include:

  • What are the different forms of electrical stimulation?

  • What are the recommended parameters of NMES when treating stroke?

  • What is the proper dosage for receiving electrical stimulation?

  • Is electrical stimulation considered beneficial for subluxation?

  • Does research support the use of electrical stimulation for hand and foot impairment?

Course Curriculum

    1. Overview

    2. Learning Outcomes

    3. Watch Course

    4. Course Review

    5. Quiz

    6. Course Feedback

About this course

  • 1 Contact Hours / .1 CEUs
  • Independent Self-Study Course
  • Video Podcast

Learning Outcomes

  • Differentiate the different forms of electrical stimulation.

  • Compare the recommended parameters of NMES when treating a stroke patient vs. a client suffering from pain.

  • Analyze the best electrodes placements for shoulder subluxation.

  • Compare the advantages and disadvantages of using FES vs. NMES during ADL/occupation-based tasks.


Henry Hoffman


Henry is known as a purveyor of neuroplasticity-based treatment and co-founder of Saebo, a leading provider of novel and evidence-based stroke recovery solutions. For over 20 years, he has provided hundreds of national and international brain injury/stroke courses certifying thousands of occupational and physical therapists worldwide. Henry’s first stroke product, the SaeboFlex, was placed on permanent public display at the Wellcome Medicine Galleries exhibit at the Science Museum in London. The SaeboFlex was alongside other medical breakthrough technologies spanning the last 500 years, including the first MRI machine and the penicillin mold. With the understanding that there is no expiration date on neuroplasticity, Henry believes that patients can continue to make gains many years post-stroke and live a happy, healthy, and more independent life.


  • Cancellations

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  • Extra Accommodations

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  • Disclosures

    Financial disclosures: Henry Hoffman is the Co-founder of Saebo. Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is provided by Salia Rehab, LLC. Content Disclosure: This continuing education course does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.