Stroke Shoulder Simplified
Demystifying subluxation, pain and stiffness.
Salia Rehab is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 6512. This Distance Learning - Independent activity is offered at .2 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.
This AOTA approved continuing education class will introduce you to evidence-based practice surrounding stroke shoulder including what it is, why it occurs and latest treatment interventions.
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 .2 CEUs or 2 contact hours, following completion of the presentation and a ≥ 80% score on the quiz. You will have 90 days to complete this course.
What are the primary muscles responsible for arm elevation in a healthy shoulder?
What are the most common causes of stroke shoulder pain and how do you reduce it?
What does the research say about improving frozen shoulder?
What causes shoulder subluxation and what does the evidence state regarding treatment?
Are taping, slings and braces effective?
Presentation Manual & References
Analyze stroke shoulder pain statistics and trends.
Examine the anatomy and biomechanics of a normal shoulder joint complex.
Analyze the muscles contributing to normal arm elevation.
Examine the pathomechanics of a hemiplegic shoulder.
Identify 5 common stroke shoulder pathologies.
Categorize what treatment interventions are considered beneficial vs. inconclusive for improving shoulder pain, ROM and motor function.