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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 the top rehabilitation hospital in the southeast and among the top 10 in the nation, thousands of healthcare professionals rely on Shepherd Center each year to earn their continuing education credits. 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
  • Clinical Implication and Intervention Strategies
  • Medical Complications and Prevention
  • Optimal Environment of Care
  • Sexuality and Intimacy
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Trauma Management

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Health and Wellness
  • Physical and Cognitive Rehabilitation Strategies
  • Rehabilitation Approaches and Neuroplasticity

Spinal Cord Injury

  • ADL Tricks of the Trade
  • Early Mobility Training
  • Empowering Women – Access for Care, Health and Wellness
  • Functional Expectations
  • Neurogenic Bladder Management and Functional Skills
  • Neurogenic Bowel Management
  • Prevention of Secondary Health Conditions
  • Tetraplegic Shoulder

Special Topics

  • Ethical Considerations
  • Prevention of Pressure Injury
  • Spirituality

Featured Learning Opportunities

Shepherd Center therapist performing physical therapy on a patient's hand


2023 TetraHand World Congress Conference

November 8-11, 2023

This conference will discuss surgical and non-surgical interventions targeting upper extremity function for people with cervical spinal cord injuries.

Register for TetraHand World Congress Conference

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On-Demand Course

Navigating the Neurogenic Bladder After Spinal Cord Injury

24/7 Access

This course provides an overview of the neurophysiology of the neurogenic bladder and considerations for selecting a bladder management program.

Register for Navigating the Neurogenic Bladder After SCI

Shepherd staff meet to discuss a bowel program for a SCI patient

Live Webinar

Initiating a Bowel Program After Spinal Cord Injury

September 19, 2023 | Noon - 1:00 p.m. ET

This webinar will improve problem-solving skills, care planning, and patient outcomes associated with the neurogenic bowel after spinal cord injury.

Register for Initiating a Bowel Program

Patients from the multiple sclerosis institute sit on therapy table and perform rehabilitation exercises with core balls

On-Demand Course

Cardiovascular Conditioning in Multiple Sclerosis

24/7 Access

This course will improve accessibility to care, plan of care, and quality of cardiovascular rehabilitation interventions for persons with multiple sclerosis.

Register for Cardiovascular Conditioning in MS

Respiratory therapist, Kelley Taylor, assists a patient with her ventilator during therapy

Pulmonary Rounds

Diaphragmatic Pacing after Spinal Cord Injury

September 26, 2023 | 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. ET

This educational webinar is part of the pulmonary rounds series, focusing on strategies for diaphragmatic pacing in patients with spinal cord injuries.

Register for Diaphragmatic Pacing

Patient uses assistive technology to help navigate his mobile device

On-Demand Course

Assistive Technology Use in Rehabilitation Populations

24/7 Access

This course shows how to integrate assistive technology in the rehabilitation setting while advocating for its use and matching persons with technology.

Register for Assistive Technology Use

Visit Our Learning Portal

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

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