NEURO-IFRAH® Advanced Handling and Problem Solving
Neuro-IFRAH® Clinic and Education Institute , Foster City , California
March 04-08 2019
Waleed Al-Oboudi MOT, OTR Originator of the Neuro-IFRAH® Approach
This five day course is specifically designed for physical therapists, occupational therapists, and physical and occupational therapy assistants who treat and manage adults affected by a stroke or brain injury and have completed the Neuro-IFRAH® Certification course. If you wish to improve your treatment and management strategies integrating skills learned in your Neuro-IFRAH® Certification course and learn advance concepts and applications that help you overcome challenges in treatment and management this course is specifically designed for you.
This course will include lecture, lab presentations by the instructor(s), participant practice on other participants, actual patient treatment by participants, problem solving/ clinical reasoning sessions, and patient demonstration by instructor(s). Lecture and lab sessions will be reinforced by audiovisuals demonstrating applications of concepts and treatment and management strategies learned. The format of this course will include specific challenges identified by course participants and step by step analysis and graded applications of concepts and treatment and management strategies to overcome the identified challenges.
1. Identify variables affecting patient’s function in various conditions of observation.
2. Differentiate between normal and abnormal movement strategies and otherwise utilized to complete functions presented.
3. Identify a minimum of five advanced clinical reasoning sequences presented in the course.
4. Apply basic to advancedtreatment strategies learned previously and in the course on other participants and patients.
5. Demonstrate effective application of concepts and treatment and management strategies learned in this course on patients during patient treatment practicum.
This course is individualized to each class and participant needs.
Overall course content will include:
1. Group identificationofclinical challenges, and otherwise encountered by participants in the treatment and management of their patients.
2. Brief review of strategies learnedin previous course
3. Presentation of advanced clinical reasoning sequences
4. Analysis of various functional activities
5. Presentation of advanced treatment and management strategies
6. Lecture and presentation o finstructor(s) about qualities of movement
7. Presentation of restoration of various functions in the context of the characteristics
8. Patient treatment by the participants
9. Patient demonstration