Scoring Key: 5=Strongly Agree 4=Agree 3=Neutral 2=Disagree 1=Strongly Disagree 0=Not applicable to my practice
List three BCI technology approaches and the current state-of-the-art of each one.
Describe how fundamental differences among brain-computer interface recording technologies define and limit the potential of each approach.
Identify three potential advantages and three potential disadvantages envisioned for (a) EEG BCI and (b) intracortical BCI.
Name the four changes required before intracortical BCI research systems could make a jump to viable assistive technology.
Identify various factors that can lead to a protracted recovery following pediatric concussion.
Implement proper strategies to manage pediatric concussions.
Develop and implement an early mobilization program.
Employ multidisciplinary treatment techniques to improve level of arousal, responsiveness to environment and gross motor movement in minimally conscious patients with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
Utilize accurate and effective documentation terminology to support justification of services, reimbursement and appropriate discharge planning.
Describe visual sequelae post-TBI, and identify the affected visual systems.
Accurately assess the visual system in the concussed and post-TBI patient.
Implement appropriate evidence-based treatment methods to address the visual sequelae.
Identify indications for neurosurgical intervention for the acute stroke patient.
Recognize the potential outcomes of neurosurgical intervention for acute stroke.
Examine the latest evidence base for cognitive rehabilitation.
Implement empirically supported rehabilitation treatment techniques based on the patient’s cognitive disability.
Recognize, from the patient perspective, the challenges the brain-injured patient faces in comprehending the magnitude of his/her injury, recovery and future difficulties.
Identify the indications for endovascular treatment of acute stroke.
Describe the techniques and results of current endovascular treatment.
Identify the nature and severity of cognitive changes commonly observed following TBI.
Describe the disabling outcomes associated with executive function impairments, and prescribe appropriate treatments.
Examine the utility and efficacy of a robotic exoskeleton in providing gait training for individuals with mobility deficits secondary to stroke with varying degrees of walking and balance impairment.
Describe clinical and research results that support the use of a robotic exoskeleton for inpatient stroke rehabilitation.
Identify the signs and symptoms of dysphagia that would trigger a referral for a clinical or instrumental evaluation of swallowing.
Describe therapy interventions utilized in the treatment and management of patients with dysphagia.
Scoring key: 5=Very effective, 4= Effective, 3= Somewhat effective, 2= Slightly effective, 1= Completely Ineffective Speakers are listed according to the lecture schedule.
Intracortical Brain-Machine Interfaces: Experience from Pilot Clinical Trials with Individuals with Tetraplegia - John D. Simeral, Ph.D., Keynote Speaker
Factors That May Predict a Protracted Recovery Following Pediatric Concussion - Richard A. Hamilton, Ph.D.
Comprehensive Rehabilitation of the Minimally Conscious Patient with Traumatic Brain Injury in the Acute Care Setting: A Team Approach - Jill Kaufman, MSPT, CBIS, CWS
An Introduction to Visual Sequelae Post-Traumatic Brain Injury - Surbhi Bansal, O.D., FAAO
Neurosurgical Management of Stroke - Jobyna Whiting, M.D.
Cognitive Rehabilitation - Larry Brooks, Ph.D., ABPP-CN
The Brain-Injured Patient - Danielle Diaz
State-of-the-Art Acute Stroke Treatment: Endovascular Perspectives - Guilherme Dabus, M.D., FAHA
Cognitive Changes Following Traumatic Brain Injury - Pedro Sáez, Ph.D.
Exoskeleton Robotics in Stroke Rehabilitation: Combining Clinical Application and Research Methods - Karen J. Nolan, Ph.D.
Dysphagia Management in the Acute Care Setting - Joseph Zelenke, SLP