Enhancing TBI Recovery with IM - Self-Study    

APPROPRIATE DISCIPLINES:

  • Audiologist
  • Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Speech and Language Pathology Asst
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapy Asst
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Educator
  • Licensed Medical, Rehabilitation or Mental Health Professional
  • Music Therapist
   

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Course Description
The Interactive Metronome can be an effective tool for treating individuals with a traumatic brain injury. People with brain injuries suffer from deficits in a variety of areas including motor, sensory, cognition and behavior. Deficits in these areas greatly affect people’s ability to communicate and to fully participate in their ADLs and IADLs. The Interactive Metronome can positively impact a person’s recovery. This presentation will includes specific case examples of IM treatment with TBI.
Contact hours are offered pending successful completion of a written exam at the end of the course.
 
Instructor(s) - One of the following:
 

Michele Santer, MOT, OTR/L graduated with a Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy from Duquesne University. She is the Senior OT for Health South Western Hills in Parkersburg, WV. She treats both adults and pediatrics with CVA, TBI, orthopedic injuries, Autism, ADD and sensory processing disorders. In addition to the Interactive Metronome, she is advanced trained Sarbo therapist, Hand Mentor, Bioness H200 and L300, myofascial release, Therapeutic Listening Program, Pilates, Drivers Rehabilitation and nutritional intervention in Autism and ADD. She lectures locally on a variety of community education topics.

 
Course Objectives:

Target Audience:
This webinar welcomes the following professionals who have completed the Interactive Metronome Certification Course.

  • Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Speech and Language Pathology Asst
  • Audiologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Certified Occupational Therapy Asst
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapy Asst
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Licensed Medical, Rehabilitation or Mental Health Professional
  • Music Therapist
*You must have completed the Interactive Metronome Certification course prior to attending this course.

Instructional Level:
Advanced

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify performance deficits in patients with TBI that can be effectively addressed with IM treatment;
  • Establish appropriate treatment parameters and modify them as indicated for to meet the unique needs of the TBI patient;
  • Develop individualized treatment plans in order to increase functional independence with ADLs and IADLs.
*Note: This course covers information that pertains to licensed therapists and therapy assistants. COTA and PTA professionals must practice IM under the supervision of a licensed OT or PT.

Specific Learning Outcomes for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists:

  • Identify TBI patients who may benefit from incorporating timing and rhythm into treatment for remediation of cognitive-communicative deficits;
  • Establish appropriate treatment parameters and modify them as indicated for to meet the unique needs of the TBI patient;
  • Develop individualized treatment plans in order to improve cognitive-communicative abilities.
*Note: This course covers information that pertains to licensed therapists and therapy assistants. SLPA professionals must practice IM under the supervision of a licensed SLP.

 
Disclosure

The Interactive Metronome, Inc. has developed and patented a licensed technology trademarked as the Interactive Metronome®. (U.S. Patents #4,919,030; #5,529,498; #5,743,744; #6,719,690; other U.S. and foreign patents pending) Interactive Metronome, Inc. is the sole source of the following products: Interactive Metronome® , Gait Mate® and IM Home®. Because there are no other like-kind products available, course offerings will only cover information that pertains to the effective and safe use of the above-named products.

CEU's
Course Meets Requirements for:
  • 1.00 Contact Hours SLP(ASHA) = 0.10 CEUs
  • 1.00 Contact Hours OT/COTA (AOTA) = 0.10 CEUs
PTs & PTAs may submit paperwork to your state board. Check your state for eligibility.
 
Interactive Metronome is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. This program is offered for 0.10 CEUs (Advanced Level; Professional area). ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.
    Effective July 1, 2011, individuals must meet at least one of the following conditions in order to be eligible to earn ASHA CEUs.
  • ASHA Member (includes Life member and International affiliates)
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) Holder
  • Licensed by a state or provincial regulatory agency to practice speech-language pathology (SLP) or audiology
  • Credentialed by a state regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Credentialed by a national regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Currently enrolled in a masters or doctoral program in SLP or audiology
Interactive Metronome is an AOTA Approved Provider (#4683). This Advanced course is offered for 1 contact hours/0.10 CEUs(Classification Codes - Domain of OT; OT Process: Intervention). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA..