Online Course
Neurology Assessment for Rehabilitation Professionals Programme
Enhance your assessment skills for neurological disorders and diagnoses

15-17 hours





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Stacy Schiurring
Course instructor

Stacy has experience in multiple practice settings, with advanced training in neurological conditions, wound care, and pain management

The WTR Project aims to improve the rehabilitation system in Ukraine

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Neurological disorders and diagnoses can have complex clinical presentations, which can be difficult to categorise and communicate with the multidisciplinary team (MDT). Implementing reliable and validated neuroassessment measures can improve the rehabilitation professional's documentation efficiency and clarity, enable clear and concise communication with the MDT, and help guide rehabilitation plans of care to optimise patient outcomes and independence.

This programme explores the wide variety of neurological clinical assessments available to rehabilitation professionals, discusses clinical best practice in their use, and shares their reliability and validity within neurological populations.


This programme aims to familiarise rehabilitation professionals with neurological clinical assessments that can be implemented at the patient's bedside.


This programme will cover the following topics:

  1. Rancho Los Amigos Level of Cognitive Functioning Scale
  2. American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Impairment Scale
  3. Barthel Index for Activities of Daily Living
  4. more courses to be added in the future

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.


  • Availability - this course is online and can be completed on your own schedule.
  • Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 15-17 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.
  • Types of Activities - Watching videos, reading, a final quiz and participating in an international discussion forum.
  • Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 15 Plus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.

Requirements to complete this course

In order to complete this programme of courses and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:

  1. Respect the Plus Community Culture.
  2. Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
  3. Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
  4. Complete each of the required courses
  5. Submit a written assignment that passes the assessment criteria.
  6. Complete a course evaluation form.

Instructor financial and non-financial disclosures

Stacy Schiurring: No relevant relationships disclosed by instructor.


For special needs or accommodations please contact us with details of how we can meet your needs.