Louisville, KY (PRWEB) June 27, 2016
NeuroRecovery Training Institute (NeuroRTI) is proud to announce they recently hosted four training courses, open to students nationwide, through the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network’s annual National Summit. The courses were taught at KentuckyOne Health Frazier Rehab Institute in Louisville, Kentucky on May 20-22, 2016.
Magee Rehabilitation, Craig Hospital, TIRR Memorial Hermann, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Ohio State University Medical Center, Journey Forward, NextSteps Chicago, NextStep (CA), and Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute sent staff to be trained in standardized interventions and protocols to take back to their clinical locations and implement with their spinal cord injury patients. Attendees also completed competency requirements to become official NeuroRTI course instructors.
The four courses hosted were Introduction to Locomotor Training, Advanced Locomotor Training, Upper Extremity and Trunk Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation, and Lower Extremity and Trunk Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation.
“We were thrilled to be the host site for the 2016 National Summit,” said Kim Atkinson, Spinal Cord Injury Program Director at KentuckyOne Health Frazier Rehab Institute and Clinical Program Director at NeuroRTI. “The National Summit provides its students the opportunity to change rehabilitation, fitness, and wellness for their patients with spinal cord injury. It’s wonderful to watch staff from sites all over the country come together for a common cause that pushes the envelope and develops new thinking based on scientific and clinical evidence.”
For a complete list of available neuromuscular recovery scale or pediatric courses, or to learn how to become a faculty member or course instructor, please visit the NeuroRTI website or call 888-742-9588. To learn more about registering for the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network’s National Summit in 2017, please visit https://www.christopherreeve.org/research/our-rehabilitation-network.
About The NeuroRecovery Training Institute:
The NeuroRecovery Training Institute (NeuroRTI) is on a mission to create and promote a culture of evidence-based practice (EBP) within the neurologic physical therapy profession. Through transformational education efforts, NeuroRTI has created a full continuum of neurologic training programs beginning with a large nationally-scaled physical therapy Neuro Residency, Postprofessional DPT and online Continuing Education (CE) course work that will include various topics in the treatment of spinal cord dysfunction, acquired brain injury, and other neurologic disorders. A course on the Adult Neuromuscular Recovery Scale, a cutting edge outcomes tool was released end of last year.