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Diabetic Neuropathy: Gait Specific Motor Control

Course #: 03-697

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CE Credit Hours: 1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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CEU Course Description 

Difficulties in walking of Diabetes Neuropathy (DN) patients results in higher risk of falling and injuries.  The goal of this CEU course is to investigate the recruitment of Task-Oriented (TO) motor training to determine influences on the gait characteristics of DN patients as an alternative to the traditional gait training.  This course is based on an article by BioMed Central Ltd.


CEU Course Objectives

  1. Explain the therapeutic approach of walking in DN patients.
  2. Examine what the DN patients were susceptible to due to the destruction of the proprioception system.
  3. Elucidate what TO gait training helped with.


CEU Course Syllabus

  Diabetic Neuropathy Background     0.25 Contact Hours  
  Assessment and Intervention   0.12 Contact Hours
  Statistical Analysis   0.38 Contact Hours
  Conclusions   0.25 Contact Hours

Total = 1 Contact Hour

Instructional level:  Intermediate

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