Good Samaritan to Offer Innovative Stroke and Neurological Rehab Treatment Course

Good Samaritan is proud to offer an Innovative Stroke and Neurological Rehab Treatment Approaches course this September. The course will be presented by J.J Mowder-Tinney PT, Ph.D., NCS, CSRS, CEEA, an expert with more than 20 years of experience. The class will be offered for $99 on September 8 from

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Vincennes University's ICAT Building Auditorium.

This course will focus on providing therapists with various treatment ideas to improve function for patients with cerebrovascular accident, traumatic brain injury and other neurological deficits. The presentation includes the use of updated digital video to practice movement analysis and demonstrate the impact of different interventions. Upon completion of this course, therapists will have learned an evidence-based approach for choosing treatment strategies, while improving their clinical reasoning skills working with this patient population.

The course presenter, Dr. Mowder-Tinney, is an Associate Professor at Nazareth College where she teaches the neuromuscular series that incorporates the onsite pro-bono clinic. She has experience in a multitude of clinical settings with a majority treating those who have neuromuscular deficits.

“We at the Good Samaritan Rehabilitation Center are certified as a CARF Stroke Specialty facility, offering the most advanced stroke care in the area. We are excited to offer this in-depth class to assist us and other area physical therapy institutions in being on the cutting edge of stroke and neurological treatments,” said Sandra Weisbrod, Physical Medicine Supervisor at Good Samaritan.

Good Samaritan invites all physical therapy professionals to attend the Innovative Stroke and Neurological Rehab Treatment Approaches course. This course will be on Sunday, September 8 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Vincennes University's ICAT Building Auditorium, room 153. CEU's are offered at 7.5 approved contact hours by the Indiana Occupational Therapy Committee and the Indiana Physical Therapy Association. Packets are available for applications for Illinois certification as well. For more information and to register, please click HERE.

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