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Neurological Rehabilitation-Current Evidence-AZ
September 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm America/Phoenix
This 7-hour course is designed for therapists who intend to perform differential diagnosis, examination and treatment intervention management of people with various diagnoses of neurological dysfunctions such as brain injury, brain tumors, stroke, spinal cord injury, Parkinson’s disease, Guillain-Barre syndrome, Post-Polio Syndrome, infectious disease, Cerebellar diseases and Peripheral nerve injury.
Current-evidence practice will be explored and discussed to transition into a practical and useable format through lecture, problem solving, case study, video experiences, and interactive discussions.
Instructor: Ann Newstead, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, NCS, CEEAA
Dr. Newstead who is American Physical Therapy board certified in Geriatrics and Neurological Physical Therapist (through 2025). She received her Vestibular Rehabilitation Certification (2008) and APTA Certified Exercise Expert in Aging Adults (2011). Dr. Newstead has been a Physical Therapist since 1979. Dr. Newstead has worked in rehabilitation inpatient, outpatient, research, educational, and home health settings, participated in clinical or didactic faculty positions (1992 – 2016). She retired from UT Health Science Center in 2010. She opened her own practice, AHNew Physical Therapy in 2017, with a focus on aging adults who has challenges with balance and walking (2017-present