Salia Rehab is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 7490. This Distance Learning - Independent activity is offered at .1 CEUs, introductory 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.

Course Overview

This AOTA approved continuing education class will introduce you to the major mechanisms of neuroplasticity, motor learning, evidence-based principles of neurorehabilitation, as well as treatment interventions including the latest advances in error augmentation for the improvement of upper limb motor performance.

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 CEUs or 1 contact hours, following completion of the presentation and a ≥ 80% score on the quiz. You will have 90 days to complete this course.

Some of the Questions Answered in this Course Include:

  • What are the major mechanisms of neuroplasticity?

  • What are the key principles of motor learning and motor control?

  • What does the research say about the latest advances in neurorehabilitation treatment?

  • What are examples of low and high tech neurorehabilitation technologies?

  • What is error augmentation (ER) and how can it improve upper extremity motor performance?

Course Curriculum

    1. Overview

    2. Learning Outcomes

    3. Presentation Manual

    4. Watch Course

    5. Course Review

    6. Quiz

    7. Course Feedback

About this course

  • 1 Contact Hour / .1 CEUs
  • Online Self-Study Course
  • Speaker Video and Slide Content

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the significance of neuroplasticity as it pertains to neurorehabilitation.

  • Recognize the principles of motor learning and the effects on motor recovery.

  • Identify the latest low and high tech evidence-based treatment interventions considered beneficial for improving motor recovery and activities of daily living.

  • Recognize the principles of error augmentation (ER) technique for improving upper extremity motor performance.


Professor Eli Carmeli

P.T., Ph.D.

Eli Carmeli, P.T., Ph.D., received his license PT from Wingate Institute (1980), BPT degree from the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University (1988), and his PhD degree (direct tract) from the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine at the Technion in Haifa (1993). Eli did his post-doc at the University of Florida, in Gainesville (1993-1994). Eli started his academic career in 1994 as a 'senior lecturer' at Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida. In 1998 he joined the PT Department at Tel Aviv University. Eli served as the chairperson of the PT Department at Tel Aviv University in 2004-2008. In 2013 he joined University of Haifa where he is now working in a full-time tenure tract position at the Physical Therapy Department, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences. Eli served as Chairperson of the Master degree program at University of Haifa in 2013-2016 and currently (since 2016) he's serving as the chairperson of the PT Department at University of Haifa. He served for 6 years as the Editor-in-Chief of the IPS (Israeli Physiotherapy Society) Magazine. Eli is an editorial team member in several journals such as Isokinetics and Exercise Science, International Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation, and TSW Child Health & Human Development. Eli has more than 110 publications in referee journals as published in PubMed in 2017, and Scopus H Index is 25. Eli is one of the founders of BioXtreme. He designed the company's therapy protocol, established the clinical trials and acts as a consultant on clinical issues.


  • Extra Accommodations

    Please provide extra accommodation requests via email to [email protected] explaining what you require to participate in the course(s) of your choosing. We will do our best to accommodate you.

  • Disclosures

    Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is provided by Salia Rehab, LLC. Financial Disclosure: The instructor is a consultant for BioXtreme. Content Disclosure: This continuing education course does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.