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Measurement of Adult Neurological Outcomes in Occupational Therapy

  • 01 Dec 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital




      Measurement of Adult Neurological Outcomes in

Occupational Therapy


  • Learn about easy assessments you can use to

     standardize your practice


  • Report patient outcomes more effectively


  • Opportunity for 0.6 CEUs (6 contact hours)


  • Low cost and local! 


Course Objectives:

Following attendance at the seminar, participants will be 

able to:

1. Define the importance of using standardized measures 

in occupational therapy practice and report the quality

and reimbursement related implications.

2.  Examine various measurement tools, tests, instruments, scales,

and assessments that can be used in the practice of the adult

neurological client.

3. Discuss administration and scoring issues associated

with standardized measurement.

4. Assess the utility of appropriate measures for their

individual practice.

5. Develop methods to incorporate these tools post-training


Tentative Schedule:


8:00-8:30 Registration and Breakfast

8:30-9:15 Overview of Reimbursement Issues &

Standardized Measures

9:15-10:15 Measures of Cognition

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-12:00 Measures of Function and Daily Living

12:00-1:00 Lunch Break


1:00-2:30 Measures of Motor Function

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-4:00 Measures of Sensation, Psychosocial & QOL

Measures; Wrap-Up



Mark Blanchard, OTD, OTR, ATP- Dr. Blanchard received 

his doctorate in Occupational Therapy in 2010 and has

over 25 years of clinical experience with the

neurological population and in upper extremity

rehabilitation. He serves as the Academic Fieldwork

Coordinator for LSUHSC Occupational Therapy (OT)

department and instructs both neurological and 

orthopedic coursework in the curriculum.


Barbara M. Doucet, PhD, LOTR- Dr. Doucet received her 

doctorate in Kinesiology in 1997 and has 34 years of

clinical experience with the neurological population,

specializing in treatment of persons with chronic stroke.

Her research focuses on motor and functional recovery

in chronic state. She oversees the Free Stroke Clinic that

is embed within the OT curriculum at LSUHSC and

supported by a Christopher & Dana Reeve grant. She

instructs the research coursework in the LSUHSC OT






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