Functional Electrical Stimulation in Neurorehabilitation
1-Feb-2018 12:00 AM - 22-Mar-2018 12:00 AM - Functional Electrical Stimulation in Neurorehabilitation

A Six-Week Online Course

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto

**Note: No class 12-16 March

REGISTER : www.physicaltherapy.utoronto.ca/continuing-education/courses/functional-electrical-stimulation-neurorehabilitation/

COURSE OVERVIEW

Functional electrical stimulation (FES) is a valuable therapeutic tool for the restoration and retraining of voluntary motor function, and is commonly used in the treatment of patients with spinal cord injury, stroke, and multiple sclerosis. Physical therapists and occupational therapists will benefit from the evidence-based, clinically focused approach to FES provided in this course, which includes six weeks of online instruction comprised of pre-recorded lectures, live webinars, self-directed hands-on activities, additional readings, and online quizzes. The course is designed for therapists based nationally and internationally to advance their knowledge and practice in the use of FES.

INSTRUCTOR

Dr. Kristin Musselman is a physical therapist and Scientist with the Neural Engineering and Therapeutics Team at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – Lyndhurst Centre. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Department of Physical Therapy. She completed a BSc (Life Sciences) and BScPT at Queen’s University, followed by a MSc (Neurosciences) and PhD (Rehabilitation Science) at the University of Alberta. Dr. Musselman was a CIHR Post-doctoral Fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute from 2010-2013. She is active in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, serving on the Executive of the Neurosciences Division. She is also co-lead of the Walking Measures Group for the Rick Hansen Spinal Cord Injury Registry.

REGISTRATION

Register at: www.physicaltherapy.utoronto.ca/continuing-education/courses/functional-electrical-stimulation-neurorehabilitation/

Registration fees include all course materials

Early Bird Fee:                   $435 (received on or before Thursday, 11 January, 2018)

Regular Fee:                       $500 (received after Thursday, 11 January, 2018)

Registration Deadline:   29 January, 2018

Phone: (416) 946-8641 • Fax: (416) 946-8562

For further information please contact: pt.coned@utoronto.ca

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