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Implementing upper limb constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT)
November 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
About this event
Constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) is recommended in Australian (and other) stroke guidelines as an evidence-based therapy for arm recovery. Yet national audits show that only 12% of eligible Australian stroke survivors receive CIMT. Barriers to CIMT delivery include limited knowledge, skills, confidence, personnel and equipment.
This 3-part workshop will describe what should be included in a CIMT program [beyond a mitt], how to structure and progress training during a CIMT program, measure change and overcome common barriers to delivering CIMT particularly in public health settings.
Occupational therapists, physiotherapists and any health professional intending to offer a 2-3 week CIMT upper limb program to clients with stroke or brain injury.
Dates: Tues 22nd Nov, Tues 29th Nov & Tues 13th Dec 2022
Time: 18.00-22.00pm (13th Dec, 18.00-20.00)* – All times are in Sydney/ Australian Eastern DT.
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