presented by Karen L. McCulloch
Karen McCulloch receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
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Karen L. McCulloch, PT, PhD, MS, NCS
Karen L. McCulloch, PhD, PT, MS, NCS, is a Professor in Physical Therapy in the Division of Physical Therapy, Department of Allied Health Sciences, School of Medicine at University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, where she has taught entry-level and advanced-level students in neurorehabilitation since 1993. She has served in multiple roles within the…Read full bio
1. Dual-Task Examination Options
This chapter covers the common examination to identify attention problems in a dual-task assessment. A case example is provided to show a patient with a stroke performing dual-task activities.
2. Intervention Incorporating Attention Deficits
In this chapter, we explore whether attention can be improved by providing appropriate challenges. Environmental and task manipulation are discussed as well as dual and multitask training.