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.
This continuing education program 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. After studying the material presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify at least four disorders associated with right hemisphere damage
- 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
Instructional Method: Online Course — Clinical Vignette & Narrative
Domain of OT: Performance skills
OT Process: Evaluation
OT Process: Intervention
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including speech language pathologists, physical therapists, and occupational therapists.
Occupational therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
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