The following module has been designed to present information contained within the Evidence-based review of Stroke Rehabilitation in a comprehensive, easily accessible format to facilitate learning. Learners will be able to review and check themselves on key material.
This module reviews the background concepts, elements, and efficacy of stroke rehabilitation as well as management of the triage process and outpatient rehabilitation (Chapters 3-7 of the EBRSR). Some of the topics reviewed include the time course and mechanisms of recovery, the impact of age and stroke severity on recovery, admission to rehabilitation, stroke rehabilitation units, elements of care, the importance of task-specific training, outpatient therapy, and the classification of outcomes post-stroke.
Evidence-based Review of Stroke Rehabilitation (EBRSR), London ON.
Partnership of Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Western University, St. Joseph’s Health Care, Lawson Health Research Institute, the Canadian Stroke Network and the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Access and Target User/Learner:
There is no fee.
Target: Professional Rehabilitation clinicians and other health care providers.