Neuroplasticity and Rehabilitation

Overview

3 CEU points: Purchase access to the questionnaire on this open access journal article. You will be required to read the article and answer 15 multiple choice questions related to the article (you must get 70% and above to qualify for the 3 CEUs) . It is suggested that you scroll down and read the questionnaire prior to reading the article. When you are ready to answer the questionnaire – select “Start Quiz”. Please ensure that you enter your answers carefully. You can scroll backwards and forwards on the quiz and go back to check answers. However, once you submit the questionnaire – you cannot edit your answers or complete the questionnaire again. If you receive 70% or more, a “Print certificate button” will appear. You may then go ahead and print or save your CPD certificate. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to complete your task.  

Summary of this content:

This paper defines the 10 principles of neural plasticity that should be applied in the rehabilitation of the adult patient post brain damage. It also explores the research that underpins these principles.  

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Description

Citation:

Kleim, Jeff & Jones, Theresa. (2008). Kleim JA, Jones TA. Principles of experience-dependent neural plasticity: implications for rehabilitation after brain damage. J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:S225-S239. Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR. 51. S225-39. 10.1044/1092-4388(2008/018).

Summary of this content:

This paper defines the 10 principles of neural plasticity that should be applied in the rehabilitation of the adult patient post brain damage. It also explores the research that underpins these principles.

Objectives of the course:

On completion of this CPD activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. List and define the principles of neural plasticity.
  2. Discuss the evidence behind these principles.
  3. Relate these principles to treatment of adult clients with brain injury.
  4. Discuss the possible negative effects of inappropriate frequency and timing of therapy on recovery following brain injury.