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SaeboFlex and SaeboReach CEU Course

This 30-minute continuing education course is presented by Dr. Scott Thompson, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, LSVT, the Director of Clinical Services for Saebo, Inc.  The course will introduce you to the basic principles of the SaeboFlex and the SaeboReach, the difference between the two devices,  evidence-based research concerning the purpose and use of dynamic orthotics for neurological recovery, and reasons to use the SaeboFlex and SaeboReach for your clients with moderate to severe spasticity. 

Completion of this course will reward the participant with 0.5 NBCOT PDUs (0.05 AOTA CEUs), following completion of the presentation and a ≥80% score on the quiz. This course will provide evidence-based research on dynamic finger extension assist devices and treatment for spasticity, why the SaeboFlex is designed to assist clients with spasticity, what can be accomplished by using the SaeboFlex as directed, and what can be accomplished by using the SaeboReach as directed. 

This introductory CEU course is intended for medical professionals (e.g. OT/OTA, PT/PTA, Physicians, Orthotists) directly related to the rehabilitation of a patient or client.  To participate in this CEU and receive credit, the participant must be a licensed, treating clinician.

Objectives:

  1. Be able to identify/explain EBR related to some successful interventions for neurological recovery 
  2. Be able to identify/explain EBR related to the SaeboFlex 
  3. Learn the features and benefits of using SaeboFlex and SaeboReach for upper extremity neurological recovery 
  4. Learn treatment strategies from video case studies using the SaeboFlex and SaeboReach 

Agenda:

  1. Brief overview of the evidence-based research behind spasticity and a non-functional hand 
  2. Brief overview of the evidence-based research behind intervention for treating upper limb spasticity 
  3. Reasons why the SaeboFlex was developed 
  4. Brief overview on how the SaeboFlex works 
  5. Brief overview of the evidence-based research about the SaeboFlex 
  6. A video case study for the SaeboFlex 
  7. Explaining the SaeboReach and the difference between it and the SaeboFlex 
  8. A video case study for the SaeboReach 
  9. Brief overview of why the SaeboFlex is in a museum 
  10. Review of presentation handout for quiz
  11. 10-question quiz
Cancellation: If Saebo decides to cancel this course, for whatever reason, a notification will be sent to the original email used for participation in this course. If the participant would like to cancel their participation, please provide a short email to [email protected] and you will be removed from the course.
ADA/Special-Needs requirements: Please provide special accommodation requests via email to [email protected] explaining what you require to participate in the course(s) of your choosing.  We will do our best to accommodate you if given a substantial amount of time prior to participation.

Excellent presentation! Took a lot from this course!

 

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