Functional Electrical Stimulation • Courses by EIM | Evidence In Motion Skip To Content

Functional Electrical Stimulation


Credit: 14 Hours/1.4 CEU/14 CCU

Length: 1 day

More Info


For: PT, OT

Important Updates Related to COVID-19 Precautions and Policies: For upcoming courses, we want you to know that we continue to place priority on the health and safety of our community, so we’ll be working with each site on an individualized plan to ensure we keep everyone safe. Learn more about the steps we’re taking.


This course will improve the participant’s knowledge and clinical application of electrical stimulation to improve strength, function, and fitness in people with neurological dysfunction. Participants will discuss precautions and contraindications for the use of electrical stimulation, learn the difference between direct vs. therapeutic benefits of functional electrical stimulation, and describe the potential for health and fitness benefits and parameters to achieve desired muscle response. Students will learn how to conduct interventions with electrical stimulation based upon examination findings and patient goals.


Contact Hours: 14 – 6 online & 8 on-site
CEUs: 1.4 – .6 online & .8 on-site
CCUs: 14 – 6 online & 8 on-site

Course Objectives/Outcomes

  • Discuss electrical stimulation applications for improving strength and function for people with neurologic dysfunction.
  • Differentiate between direct vs. therapeutic benefits of functional electrical stimulation.
  • Apply knowledge about electrical stimulation parameters to achieve desired muscle response.
  • Apply learning to your clinical practice next week.


CEU and Cancellation Policy

If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation, please contact us here. We will process requests for reasonable accommodation and will provide reasonable accommodations where appropriate, in a prompt and efficient manner. For more information please see the Accommodation Procedures for Participants with Disabilities.

Dates and Location

    Looks like all sessions are full. We are hard at work booking new locations. Contact us for more information.

  • Why EIM

    We’re reimagining health care education that takes you to the next next level. With learning that takes place where you are, evidence-based practice, and better outcomes for your patients, our education is transformative. That’s why EIM.

  • The FES course enhanced my ability in handling patients who needed this techniques in my practice. I was able to operate and practice the actual equipment, and I was given a chance to interact and apply the machine to a live patient." Course Graduate

  • The course was very hands-on and deepened my knowledge and confidence in this area. The instructors are experts in this field and were able to answer all our questions." Course Graduate

––– Related Items