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Continuing Education at Shepherd Center

Treating complex injuries and illnesses requires an interdisciplinary approach to professional education

As the educational arm of Shepherd Center, the NeuroRehabilitation Learning Institute offers continuing education for healthcare professionals to advance their knowledge, care, and treatment of patients with complex conditions such as brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, and stroke.

Ranked by U.S. News as one of the top rehabilitation hospitals in the southeast, thousands of healthcare professionals rely on Shepherd Center each year to earn their continuing education credits. Are you looking for in-service topics and want your staff to earn continuing education credit? Shepherd Center offers free in-services for your staff. We offer a wide range of on-demand courses, webinars, and events that allow you to tailor your learning to your specific interests and specialties while improving patient care and quality.

Our Professional Education Portfolio

Brain Injury

  • Assessment Tools
  • Behavior Management Strategies
  • Disorders of Consciousness
  • Hemiparetic Upper Extremity
  • Medical Complications and Prevention
  • Medical Management of Stroke
  • Predicting Outcomes
  • Sexuality and Intimacy
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Vision Assessment

Special Topics

  • Addressing Substance Use
  • Cardiac Conditioning in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Community Benefit of Prevention
  • Foundations of Seating and Mobility
  • Neurocognitive Decline and HIV
  • Pain Management
  • Prevention of Pressure Injury
  • Spirituality and Healing

Spinal Cord Injury

  • ADL Tricks of the Trade
  • Catheter Selection
  • Diaphragmatic Pacing
  • Early Mobility Training
  • Functional Expectations
  • Improving Transfer Training
  • Initiating Bladder Management, Problem-Solving, and Functional Skills
  • Initiating Bowel Management and Problem-Solving
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Non-Invasive Ventilation
  • Prevention of Secondary Health Conditions
  • Pulmonary Management and Weaning Strategies
  • Secretion Management
  • Successful Transition to Rehab
  • Tetraplegic Shoulder

Featured Learning Opportunities

Online Course

Foundations of Seating and Mobility

On-Demand Course

This online course is designed for allied health professionals to improve their ability to make recommendations for seated mobility for individuals with complex neurological impairments through positioning and seating configuration.

Register for Foundations of Seating and Mobility

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Online Course

Initiating a Bowel Program After SCI

On-Demand Course

This online course provides an overview of the neurogenic bowel and considerations for bowel management program selection. A case series and panel discussion provide problem-solving scenarios to improve early intervention and regulation of the neurogenic bowel following SCI.

Register for Initiating a Bowel Program

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Online Course

Strategies for Improving Function in the Hemiparetic Upper Extremity

On-Demand Course

This online course addresses the sequella of complications involving the hemiparetic upper extremity to advance clinical assessment skills and enhance decision-making for interventional strategies.

Register for the Hemiparetic Upper Extremity

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The NeuroRehabilitation Learning Institute is your gateway to all of your continuing education needs.

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