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This course will be retired and no longer available as of Sun Nov 1, 2020. Please start the course by Mon Oct 19, 2020 and complete the course by Sat Oct 31, 2020 to receive credit or look for SCI Part 1: Comprehensive Approach to Spinal Cord Injury, available in the course catalogue.
Identifying optimal intervention strategies for patients with spinal cord injury can be very challenging for clinicians. Each level of injury presents different limitations and specific patient needs requiring a strong understanding of the functional outcomes for each level of injury. In this course, JJ Mowder-Tinney guides clinicians through a practical approach to rehabilitation for individuals recovering from spinal cord injury. Many aspects of this population must be considered to provide comprehensive care including common complications of patients with SCI, causes of shoulder pain and prevention interventions, strategies for optimal movement for different level injuries, and exercise prescription. This course involves demonstrations with real patients that have both cervical and thoracic level injuries to illustrate interventions that will optimize the independence of patients.
J.J. Mowder-Tinney received her Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Colorado Boulder and her Master of Science in physical therapy from the University of Miami in Florida. She completed her doctorate in physical therapy at Nova Southeastern University. She has almost 25 years of experience in a multitude of clinical settings, with…