SaeboStretch CEU Course

This 30-minute continuing education course will introduce you to the basic principles of the SaeboStretch, evidence-based research concerning the purpose and use of dynamic splints for neurological recovery, and reasons to avoid static splinting for the upper extremity with 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 splinting for upper limbs with spasticity, why the SaeboStretch is designed to assist clients with spasticity, and why dynamic splinting is required for clients with spasticity in their hand. 

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. Understand the stretch reflex and spasticity 
  2. Be able to identify/explain EBR related to splinting neurological patients 
  3. Be able to identify/explain EBR related to stretching for neurological patients 
  4. Understand EBR and application to preparatory activities for therapy purposes 
  5. Know what the SaeboStretch is and its components 
  6. Describe the features and benefits of the SaeboStretch  

Agenda:

  1. Brief overview of the evidence-based research behind the stretch reflex and spasticity  
  2. Brief overview of the evidence-based research behind splinting a spastic upper limb  
  3. Reasons why static splinting does not work for neurological recovery 
  4. Introduction to the SaeboStretch 
  5. Brief overview of the evidence-based research behind dynamic splinting for the neurologically impaired upper limb 
  6. Review of presentation handout for quiz
  7. 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 course! The presentation was very resourceful.

The presenters were very informative (+ entertaining!).

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