C97 - Everything You Need to Know to Practice Neuro-rehabilitation

Event Time: Monday May 6, 2019 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topic(s): Neuro-rehabilitation
Director(s): David Alexander MD
Description: This is a practical nuts-and-bolts talk and video presentation about what you need to know to care for your patients in the hospital or in a rehabilitation setting from one week to two months after stroke, brain injury/disease, myelopathy, or trauma. Faculty will present highlights of the specific unique aspects of rehabilitation care. Faculty will discuss the basics of wheelchair fitting, transferring and gait techniques, walkers, canes, and AFOs as related to PT; dysphagia diet consistencies and modified barium swallow as related to SLP; what to do regardinig ADLs and family training related to OT. Knowledge about the centrality of the team approach will give your patients access to expertise needed for their care, led by you.
Completion Message: Participants will be empowered to reach out to their hospital-based rehabilitation units and continue to care for their patients upon transfer to those units.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge

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