Spinal Cord Injury and Occupational Therapy

This course is free for TNOTA members.

Spinal Cord Injury and Occupational Therapy

Self Paced Course
$20 | 1 Contact Hour

This course is created by the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association.

If you need assistance or accommodations, please contact us at Info@AspireOT.us
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In this presentation, participants will gain a well rounded understanding of the mechanism of spinal cord injury and the potential complications involved. The levels of injury and expectations for functional outcomes will be discussed at length. We will also review therapeutic interventions that can be implemented with this population as well as discussion of adaptive equipment and current technology.

Presented by: Valery Hanks, OTR/L
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learning objectives
After this course, the learner will be able to:
  • develop a greater understanding of the spinal cord and spinal cord injuries
  • demonstrate ability to anticipate functional expectations dependent on level of injury

  • discuss therapeutic interventions and types of adaptive equipment for spinal cord patients


Completion Requirements
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In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Complete payment or TNOTA membership log in for course enrollment
  • View course videos in entirety
  • Pass the course exam with a score of 80% or greater
Please note that no credit or certificate will be issued unless all criteria is met.  Partial credit will not be issued.  

Course Author

This course is being offered as part of Aspire OT's State Association Partnership Program. This course is free for TNOTA Members.