Overview of Adult Rehab with Interactive Metronome for Cognitive & Motor Skills Self Study

Course Description:

This informative course will provide an overview of the science, clinical application and portability of Interactive Metronome for adults with a variety of conditions in order to accelerate and exceed functional rehabilitation outcomes.  In addition, participants will be introduced to the IM Fall Risk Reduction Program, a revolutionary approach that emphasizes the use of IM training in inpatient, outpatient and home healthcare settings to directly address areas of patient function that contribute to falls: impaired balance and gait, transfers, attention, impulsivity and fear of falling.  Cases will be discussed. 

*Contact hours/ASHA and AOTA CEUs are offered pending successful completion of a written exam at the end of the course.  

Course Learning Outcomes:

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • List the 4 major components of motor learning and how IM impacts each;
  • Name at least 3 areas of function that may be positively impacted by timing & rhythm training.
  • *Note: This course covers information that pertains to licensed therapists and therapy assistants.  OTA and PTA professionals must practice IM under the supervision of a licensed OT or PT.

 Specific Learning Outcomes for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists:

  • Provide a minimum of 3 references that provide evidence of the effectiveness of Interactive Metronome for cognitive and communication disorders; 
  • Name 3 conditions commonly seen by Speech-Language Pathologists in adult rehabilitation that may benefit from timing & rhythm training with Interactive Metronome.
  • *Note: This course covers information that pertains to licensed therapists and therapy assistants.  SLPA professionals must practice IM under the supervision of a licensed SLP.

 

APPROPRIATE DISCIPLINES:

  • Audiologist
  • Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Speech and Language Pathology Asst
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapy Asst
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Educator
  • Psychologist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Neurologist
  • Chiropractic Care Professional
  • Licensed Medical, Rehabilitation or Mental Health Professional
  • Music Therapist
  • Other (Please Specify)
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