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Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-based Approach

An Approved Online Continuing Education Opportunity for National Stroke Association Stroke Center Network (SCN) members

Continuing Education Credit: 10 contact hours per module

This continuing education opportunity is jointly sponsored by National Stroke Association and HomeCEUConnection.com. As an SCN member of National Stroke Association, you have the opportunity to take one module free of charge. Additional Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-based Approach modules and other courses may be purchased at an exclusive discounted rate.


This members-only online continuing education course was designed to educate and inform healthcare professionals on background medical information, standardized and non-standardized evaluation procedures and assessments, treatment techniques and evidence-based interventions for those who have suffered from stroke.

The Course

This accredited continuing education opportunity utilizes text from the peer-reviewed, published text by Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR/L, BCN, FAOTA, “Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-based Approach,” 3rd edition (2011).

Register for a rehab moduleThe course contains six modules covering the following subjects:
Module 1: Approaches to Stroke Rehab
Module 2: Trunk, Vestibular Rehab and Upper Extremity
Module 3: Edema, Splinting, Casting, and Functional Mobility and Gait
Module 4: Vision and Cognitive Perceptual Deficits
Module 5: ADL, Parenting and Dysphagia
Module 6: Sexual Function & Mobility, Home Evaluation and Life After Stroke


Student Testimonials

"The course was more informative than I expected with more current evidence and more specific examples than any other home study course I've taken. Finally, a course relevant to an experienced therapist."

"Easy to access with great instructional material."


Approval Information

Each module is valued at 10 contact hours of continuing education. Not all modules are approved in all states. See a list of states where modules are approved (go to page 2).

For more information on this continuing education opportunity, please contact Linda Kuhrt at 303-754-0934 or lkuhrt@stroke.org.

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