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Specialty Certification in Stroke Recovery


Length: 11 - 15 months

Summer 2020 Deadline:


Admissions Info

For: PT, OT

Evidence In Motion’s Specialty Certification in Stroke Recovery is a post-professional clinical and didactic program designed to translate evidence into practice and provide PTs and OTs with the tools to provide best practice management in persons following stroke. This evidence-based curriculum will guide participants through the full spectrum of stroke rehabilitation, from neuroanatomy and pathology to examination and treatment, with the ultimate goal of facilitating recovery of function and improved reported quality of life.


  • Create a collaborative environment to integrate current evidence in stroke rehabilitation into therapist models of practice.
  • Establish an evidence-based resource library to support therapists engaged in stroke rehabilitation.
  • Examine and apply best practice standards in stroke rehabilitation for advancement of current post-stroke care.
  • Identify, honor, respect and reinvigorate the therapist’s passion for working with stroke survivors.
  • Develop strategies to promote advocacy and holistic care post stroke to empower therapists to assist patients to improve quality of life.

OT accommodation statement


    • EBP 6100 – Evidence-based Practice I
    • NRSR 6110 – Clinically Applied Neuroanatomy and Pathology of Stroke
    • NRSR 6130 – The Comprehensive Stroke Exam and Evaluation
    • NRSR 6140 – Maximizing Stroke Recovery through Motor Learning and Neuroplasticity
    • NRSR 6510 – Recovery of Function following Stroke
      • See course page for date and location details
  • Choose two courses for your Plan of Study.

    • NRSR 6120 – Screening and Intervention for Vision Impairment Following Stroke
    • NRSR 6150 – Vestibular Dysfunction and Treatment Following Stroke
    • NRSR 6160 – Beyond Traditional Therapy
    • NRSR 7170 – Stroke Certification Virtual Rounds
    • NRSR 7180 – Stroke Certification Capstone Exam

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