Locomotor Recovery After Stroke - CME
Locomotor Recovery After Stroke

Saturday, July 14, 2018

7:30 am-5 pm

Arrive at 7:30 am for registration and continental breakfast

590 Fishers Run, Fishers, NY 14453

Course Objective

  • Participants will be able to identify key factors across the WHO ICF domains that should be considered when designing rehabilitation interventions for improving walking after stroke. 
  • Participants will be able to discuss the importance of examining how key factors inter-relate to impact the effect of rehabilitation interventions for improving walking after stroke. 
  • Participants will be able to discuss the role of exercise intensity for walking recovery after stroke. 
  • Participants will be able to discuss motor learning strategies for walking recovery after stroke. 

Course Schedule

7:30-8:00  REGISTRATION (continental breakfast provided)
8:00-8:10  Welcome and Announcements
8:10-8:45  Introduction and background
8:45-10:00   Principles of Neuroplasticity and Applications
10:00-10:15  BREAK
10:15-11:45  Locomotion Post-Stroke
11:45-12:45  LUNCH (provided)
12:45-1:00  Announcements
1:00-2:30   Evidence Based Treatment for Locomotor Recovery After Stroke
2:30-2:45   BREAK
2:45-3:45   Locomotor Clinical Practice Guideline update
3:45-5:00  LAB (3 stations with stroke survivors)


Registration information


Register online using the form below or call Parker Drumm at 585.396.6050.
Seating is limited, and registration will be limited to the first 50 applicants. 

Cancellations must be received no later than July 4 for either a full credit to attend a future course, or a refund, minus a $50 administrative fee.

Cost: $175.00

Course Student Downloads

Contact hours
UR Medicine Thompson Health is an approved provider for New York State Education Department, Department of Professions for PT/PTA CEUs. Course attendees will earn the following:
  • PT/PTA 8.5 contact hours or 0.85 CEUs

Presenter: Darcy Reisman, PT, PhD

 Darcy Reisman, PT, PhDDarcy Reisman, PT, PhD is Professor and Associate Chair in Physical Therapy and Professor in the Biomechanics and Movement Science Program at the University of Delaware. She has been a Physical Therapist for over 25 years and received her PhD from the University of Delaware in 2003. She is the Academic Director of the Neurologic and Older Adult PT Clinic, a full service clinic that is part of the PT Department. She is faculty in both the UD-Johns Hopkins Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency and UD Geriatric Physical Therapy Residency programs. The overall goal of Dr. Reisman’s research is to develop scientifically-based therapies to advance physical rehabilitation and recovery after stroke. Dr. Reisman’s research has been continuously funded for the past 15 years through several federal agencies and foundations including the American Heart Association, the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. She has more than 60 peer-reviewed publications and is an Associate Editor and Editorial Board Member for some of the top rehabilitation journals including Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair and Physical Therapy. 


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