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Yes! You Can Predict Outcome in Stroke: Predicting Recovery of Walking, Hand Use and Aphasia

Yes! You Can Predict Outcome in Stroke: Predicting Recovery of Walking, Hand Use and Aphasia

  • $ 4000

Description: This webinar will review in detail the factors that predict recovery of walking, arm and hand use and language after stroke.  We will discuss how bed side examination, clinical testing, transcranial magnetic stimulation and cranial imaging can all contribute to improving outcome following stroke.  We will introduce the proportional recovery model, and discuss the PREP protocol, the first algorithm for classifying functional outcome for upper limb after stroke.

Instructor: Richard L. Harvey, MD, Medical Director, Stroke Rehabilitation, Wesley & Suzanne Dixon Stroke Chair, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago; Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Audience:  Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Nurses

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • List two predictors of walking outcome
  • List the four steps to the PREP protocol
  • Discuss the clinical impact of the proportional recovery model for upper limb after stroke.
  • State the two key clinical factors that predict better recovery of aphasia

Continuing Education Credits 

Occupational Therapy 

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.10 CEUs or 1.0 contact hours. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Physical Therapy
This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1.0 Contact Hours. Approval #216-000069

Speech-Language Pathology

This course is offered for 0.10 CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-362- 9/01/2017).

This CNE activity is being offered for 1.0 contact hours


Financial - Receives grants from Acorda Therapeutics and SPR Therapeutics, a consulting fee
from St. Jude Medical Center, Nastec Corporation and Phagenesis Corporation, and a salary
from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Non-Financial – Serves as member of the Program Committee for the International Stroke Conference,
sponsored by the American Heart Association

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