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Course Overview

Rehabilitation of patients with right hemisphere brain damage involves all team members having thorough knowledge and skills of the assessment and intervention techniques for deficits involving communication, cognition, perception, and mobility. This learning activity discusses the disorders associated with right hemisphere damage, the tools that speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists use to assess deficits, and techniques clinicians use to help patients effectively communicate, ambulate, and participate in daily occupations.

About the Course Author

Allison Lieberman, PT, MSPT, GCS, is the Clinical Manager of Acute Physical & Occupational Therapy at the JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison, NJ. Prior to her employment at JFK, Allison was the Assistant Supervisor of Acute Care at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in NYC. Allison received her Master's degree from Ithaca College in 2002 and has been certified as a Geriatric Clinical Specialist by the APTA since 2006. Allison serves as a member of the Editorial Advisory Group for "PT in Motion" magazine and is a manuscript reviewer for several peerreviewed rehabilitation publications. She is an active participant on several interdisciplinary committees including the Falls & Mobility Committee and the Multidisciplinary Stroke Committee. Allison has spoken at many national conferences and symposiums and has authored several continuing education modules and articles. Allison Lieberman, PT, MSPT, GCS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

George M. Fluharty, MA, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist with more than 30 years of experience treating neurogenic communication disorders.

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George M. Fluharty, MA, CCC-SLP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Susan Swinehart, OTD, MS, BA/OT, was a clinical editor occupational therapy for OnCourse Learning. Susan Ann Swinehart, OTD, MS, BA/OT has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (6 Match)

  • American Occupational Therapy Association

    1.00HOURS

    Relias LLC is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

    Category: Category 1 & 2.

    This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

    1.00HOURS

    Intermediate Level; Professional Area Level

    0.10 ASHA CEUs

  • Kansas Health Department of Aging and Disability Services (Speech)

    1.00HOURS

    Approved for 1.0 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Speech Pathologists and Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-S1057. This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.
  • Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

    1.00HOURS

    This course meets the basic criteria of the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 CEUs.
  • New York Physical Therapy

    1.00HOURS

    The New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy has recognized Relias Learning, LLC as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.
  • Texas Physical Therapy Association

    1.00HOURS

    This activity is provided by The Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1902008TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This course is not approved as meeting the ethics and professional requirements for Texas physical therapists or physical therapist assistants. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-OT79
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2021-03-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe at least two tools for assessing the effects of right hemisphere damage; Discuss at least three interprofessional approaches to help people compensate for the effects of right hemisphere damage; Identify at least four disorders associated with right hemisphere damage
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction

    Section 2: Deficits Associated With Right Hemisphere Damage 

    - Unilateral neglect

    - Visual Spatial Neglect

    - Motor Neglect

    Section 3: Assessment Strategies for Unilateral Neglect

    - Neglect Assessment Tools

    Section 4: Case Study of Unilateral Neglect

    Section 5: Treatment Techniques for Unilateral Neglect

    - The Edgeness Tasks

    Section 6: Other Perceptual Problems Associated with Right Hemisphere Damage

    Section 7: Neuropsychiatric Disorders

    - Anosognosia

    - Embedding

    - Substitution

    - Distraction

    - Hallucinations

    -Impact of Depression in Chronic Illness

    Section 8: Communication

    Section 9: Summary

  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: intermediate level Occupational Therapists; intermediate level Speech and Language Pathologists; Physical Therapists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
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    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.