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CEU Course Description
Extended immobility has been associated with medical complications during hospitalization and early mobilization after stroke is thought to contribute to the effect of stroke-unit care. The goal of this CEU course is to explore if upright positioning would be beneficial to patient outcome using two different Stroke and Early VErticaL positioning (SEVEL) protocols in early and progressive acute ischemic stroke patients. Next, we will review the safety and efficacy of a mobilization protocol within 24 hours of stroke onset. We will delve into a randomized controlled trial testing the effects on the AVERT protocol. In addition, fatigue is a common complaint after stroke, so the final aspect of this course investigates the prevalence of fatigue in stroke patients. We will identify if fatigue in patients with stroke is different to that of age and gender matched general population controls, and explores whether early motor activity is associated with reduced likelihood of fatigue three months after stroke.
CEU Course Objectives
CEU Course Syllabus
Early Sitting in Patients with Ischemic Stroke
1.63 Contact Hours
|Very Early Mobilization||1.33 Contact Hours|
|Fatigue after Early Mobilization with Stroke||1.04 Contact Hours|
Total = 4 Contact Hours
Instructional level: Intermediate
Please note: Approval of this course does not necessarily imply that the WV Board of Physical Therapy supports the views of the presenter or sponsor.
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