Neuroscience Applications to Treatment of Attention and Memory Disorders

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

 

Neuroscience Applications to Treatment of Attention and Memory Disorders
Wednesday, February 06, 2013 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (Central Standard Time)


Instructor: Martha S. Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University

The speaker has no financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Cost: $40.00

Description: Memory and attention disorders pose problems for rehabilitation of stroke and traumatic brain injured patients because of their impact on participation in therapy and effect on carryover during the recovery process. This webinar will review new research on attentional and memory networks in the brain (connectomes) with a focus on how specific therapeutic approaches can enhance selective and divided attention through working memory training. The information will be applicable to all therapeutic disciplines.

Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists

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

Utilize neuroscience research on attentional networks in the brain for assessment and treatment planning of cognitive impairments after stroke or traumatic brain injury.

Apply research on working memory and long-term retention to development of evidence-based treatment of cognitive impairments.
 
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