Activity ID



September 29, 2019

Format Type


CME Credit



CME Provider

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


This activity, comprising 33 self-assessment questions, was developed using the following PM&R Journal articles on the topic of stroke rehabilitation. For a listing, click on register for this activity.

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Educational Objectives

Compare and contrast botulinum toxin dosing amongst patients with stroke, multiple sclerosis, and cerebral palsy
Describe the physiologic and functional benefits of cardiorespiratory fitness and muscle-resistance training in individuals after stroke.
Identify the risk factors associated with falls after discharge from inpatient rehabilitation following a stroke
Understand how the FIM score at initial assessment of a stroke patient in the VA system relates to consultation versus specialized rehabilitation unit level of services
Recognize the significance of balance impairments after stroke and identify appropriate clinical tools for assessing balance impairment
Describe the clinical limitations involved in comparing the psychometric Walking Impact Scale (Walk-12 Test) with activity tests, Timed Up & Go (TUG), 10-m Comfortable Gait Speed (CGS), 10-m Fast Gait Speed (FGS), and the 6-Minute Walk Test (6MWT)
Differentiate between various assessment tools used to assess acute inpatient stroke progress and outcomes


Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

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