Jan Davis, MS, OTR/L is an internationally recognized leader in providing clinical training for therapists working in stroke rehabilitation. Trained as an occupational therapist (OT) in the United States, Davis’ career has spanned several areas of healthcare. She has worked in inpatient rehabilitation centers, directed OT departments in rehabilitation centers located in California and Switzerland. She has held faculty and guest faculty positions at universities. In addition, Davis has presented at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, the American Society of NeuroRehabilitation and the American Academy of Neurology. Davis is committed to providing interesting and highly effective training materials developed specifically for the purpose of improving the quality of life for stroke survivors.
Since 2000, Davis has developed state of the art educational materials for both practicing clinicians and educational programs and universities schools for PT and OT education. Her unique and highly successful multi-media programs combine excellent written materials with state-of-the-art video technology.
With an emphasis on evidence-based practice, Davis completed her MS degree in Health and Rehabilitation Science in 2007. Her work has been published in university texts, medical journals, and publications for OTs and PTs. She has written articles to provide helpful information for families and caregivers published by the American Stroke Association and the National Stroke Association.
Perhaps best known for providing high-quality continuing education to physical therapists and occupational therapists worldwide, she makes complex principles easy to understand as she provides practical, functional treatment ideas to illustrate her classes. Her teaching style is highly effective as she skillfully combines Motor Learning, Motor Control and NDT theory.
Jan Davis skillfully combines Motor Learning Theory with handling methods designed to improve upper and lower extremity function with actual stroke survivors. She uses functional… read more
Optimize your early intervention of stroke survivors with powerful and practical guidelines filmed with actual patients at a certified Stroke Center of Excellence (rated one… read more
Every minute counts in acute care. Learn how to maximize each treatment session and provide safe and exceptional care. Observe skilled intervention with four acute… read more
Working in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) environment can be overwhelming. The focus of this course provides necessary and essential guidelines for therapists treating stroke… read more
This course provides important fundamental treatment principles and practical therapeutic guidelines that the entire team can use when working with stroke survivors. The step-by-step approach… read more
Most painful shoulders are unnecessary and can be prevented if those working with stroke survivors are better informed and better trained. This course provides an… read more
Videos, step-by-step handling methods and 10 practice labs demonstrated in this course provide essential information for safe and functional transfers with stroke survivors during… read more
The rehabilitation process begins before the patient gets out of the hospital bed. Proper facilitation and handling methods can give your patients a big head… read more
This course includes many excellent methods to help stroke survivors become as independent as possible while improving daily living skills such as dressing, grooming and… read more
Functional Treatment Ideas & Strategies in Adult Hemiplegia: Part A is a prerequisite for this course.
In the second of this two-part course, Jan Davis… read more