Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-based Approach

Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-based ApproachStroke Rehabilitation: A Function-based Approach is an online continuing education opportunity offered through  This course educates and informs 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.

Continuing Education Credit: 10 contact hours per module

This continuing education opportunity is offered through and  National Stroke Association members are entitled to free and/or discounted access.

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).

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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.

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For more information on this continuing education opportunity or if you are a member and need access, please contact National Stroke Association at 303-754-0934 or