Professional Development

Optimizing Outcomes in Stroke Rehabilitation

This  is a one day workshop is an Ascension SE Michigan Physical Therapy Continuing Professional Education Course


  • $50 Ascension Associate
  • $75 Non-Ascension Associate
  • $25 Student


Hosted by the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department and the Stroke Service Line

Target Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants

Course Objectives

  • Understand key concepts in stroke rehabilitation for optimizing patient outcomes
  • Learn how clinical presentation of your stroke patients can help you develop an intervention strategy
  • Understand the concept and clinical application of error augmentation in stroke rehabilitation
  • Develop a prognosis for walking and upper extremity function for your stroke patients
  • Learn key elements of the neuro control of walking function and apply this knowledge for more effective interventions
  • Identify the tools and strategies to address common gait impairments post stroke
  • Understand hemispheric specialization and its impact on UE function in stroke rehabilitation
  • Choose appropriate interventions and patient goals for upper extremity function post stroke

If your class required payment, a refund will be given if a cancellation request is received 14 business days  prior to the start of the class/program. A full refund will be given for any class cancelled by the site.

Speaker Bio

Jeff is Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist who has worked as a physical therapist in acute, inpatient and outpatient neurorehab for over 20 years.  Jeff founded the Outpatient NeuroRecovery Program and developed the Gait Lab at Ascension St. John Hospital. As a champion for knowledge translation and evidence-based intervention, Jeff has lectured extensively on topics including neuroplasticity, ICU early mobility, error augmentation and the rehabilitation of walking and upper extremity function post neurologic injury.