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Closing the Gap for Neurological Patients in Rural Iowa – Free Udemy Courses

Closing the Gap for Neurological Patients in Rural Iowa – Free Udemy Courses

Doctoral Capstone Experience

What you’ll learn

Closing the Gap for Neurological Patients in Rural Iowa – Free Udemy Courses

  • Understand the need for rural outpatient occupational therapy services for the neurological population
  • List 3 functional interventions for patients with neurological conditions
  • Identify interdisciplinary professions which were contacted to increase referrals to outpatient occupational therapy
  • Have access to resources for outpatient neuro-occupational therapy assessment and interventions


  • No programming or experience is needed. Beneficial to have occupational therapy and basic knowledge of neurological diagnoses


Welcome to “Closing the Gap for Neurological Patients in Rural Iowa”. A course dedicated to outpatient occupational therapy, neuro patients, and rural Iowa health care. In this course, you will learn about the gap in occupational therapy care in rural Iowa and what I did during my doctoral capstone experience to work towards closing this gap. By participating in this course, I hope to increase your understanding of my doctoral capstone project including the development and implementation of the project. As will as find your questions about the gap between care settings as I hope we as practitioners can continue to decrease this. By enrolling and completing this course, you will be able to access different assessment tools and intervention plans to implement in outpatient occupational therapy services as well as identify various healthcare providers and disciplines that impact referrals to outpatient therapy services.

At the end of this presentation, you will find multiple references used throughout this experience to gather information and create content that I hope you can utilize within your treatment setting. Within the resources folder, you will be able to access assessments and interventions I have compiled throughout my experience. Please feel free to reach out to the author with any questions or comments. Thank you for watching.

Who this course is for

• OTs, COTAs, OT students with interest in outpatient, neuro, and rural areas

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