WFNR holder workshop ved Rehabweek 2017

31. maj 2017

Advanced Technologies in Neurorehabilitation

WFNR and IISART are planning a workshop during RehabWeek in London on 17 July.    This workshop is part of the educational course “Advanced Technologies in Rehabilitation” implemented by the WFNR and IISART which consists of 14 e-Learning modules (and theoretical test) and a whole day workshop at the Rehab Week. Limited attendance – preference for those, who have successfully passed the online education in advance. After successfully passing both parts, the participant will get a WFNR certificate.

Workshop leaders:
Dr. Clemens Müller (IISART)

Prof. Stephanie Clarke (WFNR)


Volker Hoemberg

Thomas Platz Alberto Esquenazi Clemens Müller

Workshop goals:

  1. Provide an overview of basic knowledge as well as specific details of advanced technologies in neurorehabilitation.
  2. Review different approaches to integrate advanced technologies into clinical practice from different occupational perspectives.
  3. Gather hands-on experience and expertise with state-of-the-art technologies.
  4. Learn about trends of advanced technologies and how rehabilitation could look like in the future.


Public demand, awareness and acceptance of advanced technology therapy solutions are increasing, also based on given clinical evidence for their effectiveness. In parallel, the number and diversity of clinical devices is growing. WFNR and IISART workshopThe successful integration and clinical application of advanced technologies are key components for healthcare institutes to cover the needs and conditions in modern therapy.

During the  workshop,  the participants will both gather practical hands-on experience with state-of-the art technologies and acquire insight into the comprehensive field of new technologies from different perspectives. In the morning, two experts will provide theoretical knowledge about current topics of advanced technologies as lectures, followed by organised hands-on sessions conducted by product experts of different companies. In the afternoon, there will again be two lectures followed by hands-on sessions. The hands-on sessions will be done in group work in rotating teams.