NeuroRestorative Introduces Rehabilitation Learning Institute

NeuroRestorative is excited to launch the NeuroRestorative Rehabilitation Learning Institute, a monthly online CEU presentation series for brain injury rehabilitation professionals. Our highly qualified presenters will deliver engaging, innovative programs spanning a variety of topics related to brain and spinal cord injury rehabilitation services. The first presentation, “Neural Plasticity and Innovations in Brain Injury Rehabilitation,” will take place on Friday July 25, 2014 and will be hosted by Dr. Frank Lewis, National Director of Clinical Outcome Services for NeuroRestorative and Clinical Director of NeuroRestorative Georgia. 

The one hour presentations will be hosted the last Friday of the month beginning at 12 p.m. ET and thereafter will be available to view for CEU credit on NeuroRestorative.com. NeuroRestorative’s expert staff from across the country will present on topics ranging from outcomes data, to rehabilitation methods and trends in the industry—providing learning opportunities for professionals across the brain injury rehabilitation field. 

“As a leading provider of brain and spinal cord injury rehabilitation services NeuroRestorative has a unique opportunity to educate and serve not only our own clinical professionals, but professionals throughout the brain injury rehabilitation industry,” said Bill Duffy, NeuroRestorative’s Chief Operating Officer. “We are excited to support other professionals and share valuable information from our exceptional clinical staff to further enhance the support of individuals with brain and spinal cord injury across the country.”

Interested individuals can learn more about the NeuroRestorative Rehabilitation Learning Institute and register for upcoming presentations on www.neurorestorative.com/about-us/knowledge-center/institute. Our first three presentations are currently available for registration and more opportunities will be announced soon.

July 25, 2014: Neural Plasticity and Innovations in Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Frank Lewis, PhD National Director of Clinical Outcome Services
NeuroRestorativeClinical Director, NeuroRestorative Georgia

Objectives 

  • Define neural plasticity and ways in which neurons are altered to effect human performance.
  • Identify benefits of neural plasticity to your clinical practice.
  • Outline how you can maximize neural plasticity in your clinical practice.
  • Discuss ways to measure neural plasticity using neuroimaging technology.
  • Identify limitations of neural plasticity in your clinical practice.

August 29, 2014: Understanding the Impact of Functional Deficits following Traumatic Brain Injury
Gordon Horn, PhDNational Deputy Director of Clinical Outcomes
NeuroRestorativeState Clinical Director, NeuroRestorative Florida 

Objectives 

  • Define Pathophysiology and deficits associated with varying types of neurological injury.
  • Use of the Mayo-Portland Adaptability Inventory-4 as a standardized measure of outcomes.
  • Identify post-hospital levels of care and differences in outcomes.
  • Discuss research outcomes.

September 26, 2014: Cultural Differences and Rehabilitation, a Hispanic View 
Marta Ketter, M.S., CCC-SLP CBITSpeech Language Pathologist
NeuroRestorative Carbondale

Objectives 

  • Review of facts and figures regarding the Hispanic Population living today in USA.
  • Review concepts of assimilation versus ethnic identity.
  • Identify social costumes, health, and religious practices that might impact delivery of rehabilitation services.
  • Identify the importance of understanding the patient's linguistic history.

Visit www.neurorestorative.com/about-us/knowledge-center/institute to learn more about the Institute or email institute@neurorestorative.com with any questions.