presented by Julie Hershberg
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Julie Hershberg, PT, DPT, NCS
Julie Hershberg is a passionate neurologic physical therapist, educator, mentor, learner and forever neuro-nerd. She owns and practices at [re+active] physical therapy & wellness, a state of the art outpatient neurologic physical therapy and wellness practice in Los Angeles. It is here she has the privilege to lead a team of PTs, OTs, yoga therapists…Read full bio
1. Introduction to the Neurologic Screen and Observation and Mental Status
This chapter introduces the overall process of quick and efficient neurologic screen. We also dive deeper into the first part of the neurologic screen: a brief observation and mental status screen.
2. Reflexes, Motor and Sensory Screen
In this chapter we will review a quick screen of reflexes and the motor system in order to determine patterns of reflex abnormalities and weakness. We will help answer the clinical question of whether there is upper motor neuron or lower motor neuron involvement. In addition, we will review the key components of the sensory screen.
3. Coordination and Cranial Nerves
This chapter will review screening of coordination, balance and the cranial nerves. We will review the performance and interpretation of these screening tests.
4. Demonstration of the Entire Screen
This chapter will demonstrate the entire neurologic screen together. The goal is the complete the screen efficiently in 15 minutes or less.