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Short Courses > Cognitive Rehabilitation in stroke for the multidisciplinary team

Cognitive Rehabilitation in stroke for the multidisciplinary team

Delivered by Dr Charlie Chung, PhD

Consultant Allied Health Professional in Stroke

The aim of this workshop is to enable multi-profession participants to develop an understanding of cognition after stroke. This course will enable participants to apply strategies to manage the impact of impairment on their own assessments and interventions.

The course will explore the cognitive framework which includes:

  • Attention (including examples related to different professions’ work)
  • Memory (including examples related to different professions’ work)
  • Working memory (including examples related to different professions’ work)
  • Executive function (including examples related to different professions’ work)

Course information

Course dates

To be confirmed.

Course duration

1 full day or 2 half days.

Pre-requisites

  • Participants must have access to a device with internet connection, webcam and microphone, as well as a valid email address to register with the online learning platform in order to attend the course. Further details.
  • All our short courses are delivered in English.

Entry requirements

​Targeted at individuals who are occupational therapists or healthcare professionals working with people who have had a stroke.

Course type

Certificate of Completion (non-credit bearing).

Teaching format

​Online, remote, synchronous delivery.

The course will be interspaced with adequate open discussion sessions for participants to network and learn from the experiences of each other.

Learning outcomes

  • To understand the everyday concept of cognition as applied to our daily lives
  • To understand how changes in cognition can impact on a person’s life
  • To be aware of formal and informal methods of assessing cognition
  • To be able to apply principles of cognitive rehabilitation to stroke rehabilitation to optimise outcomes
  • To be able to apply restorative and compensative strategies when working with people who have had a stroke

Authored and delivered by

Dr Charlie Chung

Consultant Allied Health Professional in Stroke